Innovative blood pressure initiative expands to the Finger Lakes
To control high blood pressure, patients for years have been encouraged to “know your numbers.” Now medical practices in the Finger Lakes are heeding their own advice.
Community-wide effort improves blood pressure control
An innovative business-led health campaign is promoting community-wide employee wellness programs and helped to launch the Rochester's regional electronic health information exchange.
New reports find "place matters" in understanding impact of racial health disparities
People of color living in Rochester neighborhoods with the highest concentration of poverty are more inclined to suffer negative health outcomes than people residing anywhere else in Monroe County. That is among the findings of newly released studies examining the local impact of health care disparities.
High Blood Pressure Collaborative chair receives award
High Blood Pressure Collaborative Chair Paul Speranza, Jr. received a 2014 Health Care Achievement Award
Lead coalition honored by EPA
The Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning has been selected as a winner of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Achievement Award for its leadership in community-based efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning.