October 13, 2017
Community members celebrated two years of effort to make Rochester's neighborhoods safe and accessible for all kids to walk, bike and play.
October 04, 2017
Lack of health insurance is often deemed the #1 challenge that low-income residents face in accessing medical treatment. But a white paper released by Common Ground Health found that for Rochester’s most vulnerable populations, other barriers are equally daunting.
September 22, 2017
Many of the health challenges confronting our region are so complex that no one organization can solve them alone. That’s why the Southern Tier Alliance brings together top executives from many sectors to work on health improvement in Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties.
Nov. 6 - “Rochester still leads the country as a beacon of high performance on cost and quality,” writes Ian Morrison in H&HN, a publication of the American Hospital Association. He credits several of our initiatives for that success, including the Community Technology Assessment Advisory Board, the 2020 Commission and our clinical innovation and high blood pressure projects. Read the column here.
Sept. 25, 2017 - Wade Norwood, Common Ground Health chief strategy officer and pastor of Holy Jersulem Spiritual Church was the keynote speaker at the Health is a Spiritual Matter Conference, which was supported by our high blood pressure initiative. Read the Good News article here.
We bring together decision makers from across the community to discuss regional health challenges and build consensus around solutions.
We help medical practices embrace a team approach to care, a new model that improves outcomes, lowers costs and increases patient and doctor satisfaction.
Working with parents, government officials and school staff, our Healthi Kids Coalition is helping to improve lunchroom nutrition, create safer play spaces and increase physical activity during the school day.
High Blood Pressure
This business-led health campaign supports initiatives in medical practices, congregations, worksites, neighborhoods and even barbershops and salons.