Lead coalition celebrates 10th anniversary of ordinance

Lead coalition celebrates 10th anniversary of ordinance

The Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning celebrates and applauds the Rochester City Council for passing a historic and precedent setting lead based paint poisoning prevention ordinance 10 years ago.

Chris Hilderbrant honored with Forty under 40 award

Chris Hilderbrant honored with Forty under 40 award

FLHSA's Chief Operating Officer Christopher Hilderbrant was selected for a Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award, which honors professionals younger than 40 who demonstrate leadership in the workplace and community.

NY eHealth Collaborative honors Dr. Thomas Mahoney for health care innovation

NY eHealth Collaborative honors Dr. Thomas Mahoney for health care innovation

The NY eHealth Collaborative honored Dr. Thomas Mahoney with a PATH Award at its New York City gala Nov. 18. The award, which honors achievements in health information technology.

Find practices that have participated in the CMMI award

Find practices that have participated in the CMMI award

Click on this interactive Google map for the names and locations of primary care practices that have participated in the practice transformation initiative funded by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

High blood pressure control improves more than 13 percent

High blood pressure control improves more than 13 percent

Over the past five years, hypertension control for adults in Monroe County has improved 13.7 percent — an increase of more than 8 percentage points, according to clinical data collected by the High Blood Pressure Collaborative.

How Rochester responded to its lead poisoning problem

How Rochester responded to its lead poisoning problem

In 2015, the Cleveland Plain Dealer held up Rochester's proactive approach to preventing lead poisoning as a model for their city.  

Success of hypertension intervention garners national honor

Success of hypertension intervention garners national honor

The American Hospital Association honored Rochester’s Blood Pressure Advocate Program with its NOVA Award for improving community health during its leadership summit in San Francisco.

Healthi Kids hosts training for food service staff

Healthi Kids hosts training for food service staff

Healthi Kids brings "Playworks" training to cafeteria staff to help build a healthier lunchroom environment for city students.

Care management gives patient 'new life'

Care management gives patient 'new life'

Ronald Secor was so compromised from pulmonary fibrosis he was slowly suffocating. Then he started working with Kathleen Hoven, a new type of medical professional called a care manager.

Patient support leads to 'phenomenal' results

Patient support leads to 'phenomenal' results

So much of medicine in the last century has been focused on technological miracles. But as this video reveals, treating many of today’s chronic illnesses calls for old fashioned human caring and professional support.

FLHSA to co-lead $48.5 million award

FLHSA to co-lead $48.5 million award

Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency and the New York eHealth Collaborative have been awarded $48.5 million over four years to help medical practices in our region and around the state transition to team-based, data-informed care.

Inaugural Urban Wellness Summit promoted healthier neighborhoods

Inaugural Urban Wellness Summit promoted healthier neighborhoods

Rochester’s inaugural Urban Wellness Summit Sept. 24 featured an international speaker, community leaders and neighborhood successs stories.