As of June 2016, 71.6 percent of individuals 18 and older in Rochester diagnosed with hypertension had their blood pressure under control – compared to the national average of 52 percent. Find out more here.
The Community Technology Assessment Advisory Board reviews new or expanded health care technology, services and capital spending. Its non-binding decisions help payers formulate reimbursement policies.
These focus groups, along with key informant interviews, helped uncover barriers faced by communities of color, individuals without health insurance and the rural and urban poor. The findings helped to guide local efforts to redesign Medicaid.