Children, families and neighbors gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Phillis Wheatley Community Library's vibrant "Story Walk," which is part of the Healthi Kids Coalition's "Play ROCs" campaign. The Story Walk is an interactive play space that celebrates play, literacy, and local history.
Making new connections is the goal of a new state grant that has been awarded to our region.
Kathryn H. Bowles, Ph.D., a top nursing professor from Pennsylvania, is among the speakers at an event that will discuss reducing readmissions using discharge planning and technology. The June 2 event will also explore how to attract and retain a skilled healthcare workforce.
The stigma surrounding mental illness and substance abuse prevents many people from receiving treatment, said leaders at the Faith and Medicine Conference April 29.
From MACRA and MIPS to SIM and SHIP, federal and state programs have made the primary care landscape more complex than ever before. That’s where our expert consultants can help. Common Ground Health can provide no-cost assistance to practices looking to participate in the state’s Advanced Primary Care model or prepare for new quality reporting requirements.
Cameron Community Ministries' after school program hosted its fifth annual Peace Walk through the Lyell/Otis Neighborhood to call for a safer neighborhood.
Learn more about farming, health and their linkage through food access in this video, which was created for the Food, Farms and Health Symposium on April 11, 2017.
The Finger Lakes region is rich in fruit and vegetable farms. Yet in an area of agricultural abundance, 22 percent of the population goes without eating healthy, fresh food. That malnourishment has a profound impact on health outcomes.
The Food, Farms and Health Symposium, which explores food scarcity amid agricultural abundance, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 11, at the New York Wine & Culinary Center.
The Food, Farms and Health Symposium scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, at the New York Wine & Culinary Center will be postponed until a later date due to forecasts of severe winter weather.
Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, one of the nation’s oldest and most effective regional health planning organizations, announced March 3 that it is now Common Ground Health. The Rochester, N.Y. based nonprofit is rebranding to better reflect its mission to help our region find common ground on health issues.
A new county-specific report from Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency reveals a nine-year difference in life expectancy when comparing two Monroe County neighborhoods. The report is one of nine county health profiles available in print and online.