Poverty Simulation Highlights Stress on Health
Spectrum News
March 26, 2015 - A poverty-focused health care conference held Thursday centered on how to explain economic stress and its impacts on health. The Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency said the growing health gap between the wealthy and the poor has widened.
Playing at poverty is no game
Democrat and Chronicle
March 26, 2015 - Patti Singer, staff writer with the Democrat and Chronicle, found out during a hectic poverty simulation sponsored by Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency that frustration, annoyance, humiliation and confusion are part of making ends meet.
Area's who's-who named to lead poverty initiative
Democrat and Chronicle
March 24, 2015 - Trilby de Jung, chief executive officer of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, has been named to a steering committee of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, which aims to eliminate poverty in the region through community-driven approaches.
United Way turns to Fran Weisberg
Democrat and Chronicle
March 18, 2015 - Fran Weisberg, former executive director of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, was selected as the new executive director of the United Way of Greater Rochester, one of the area's largest charitable organizations.
Tami Best: CSA shares are a good way to shop local
Democrat and Chronicle
March 17, 2015 - Save money, get fresh produce and try out new foods. Finger Lakes Health System Agency’s Healthy Worksites Coordinator Tami Best explains how in a column about community-supported agriculture.
Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force gets underway
March 9, 2015 - Finger Lakes Health System Agency’s Chief Program Officer Wade Norwood thanked Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for her presence and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s support of anti-poverty efforts during a panel discussion March 5 in Rochester.
Rochester fight against poverty needs help
Democrat and Chronicle
March 5, 2015 - Wade Norwood, Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency's chief program officer, told Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and about 20 members of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration who are part of a task force to combat poverty, that their participation in a new anti-poverty initiative represents a new level of coordination.
Tami Best: Snack wisely, exercise daily
Democrat and Chronicle
March 3, 2015 - Tami Best, Finger Lakes Health Systems Healthy Worksites Coordinator, shares tips for healthy snacking and making exercise part of a routine.
Rochester Regional to put primary care on RIT campus
Democrat and Chronicle
February 28, 2015 - Rochester Regional Health System has applied to the state Department of Health to open a primary care clinic on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus. Dr. Thomas Mahoney, chief medical officer of regional health planning at Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, said the clinic would help RIT employees establish primary care.
Tami Best: Cut down on colorectal cancer risks
Democrat and Chronicle
February 17, 2015 - Tami Best, Finger Lakes Health Systems Healthy Worksites Coordinator discusses ways to reduce the risk of colon cancer.
How do we improve downtown parking?
February 12, 2015 - Finger Lakes Health Systems transportation specialist, Elizabeth Murphy says to think biking and walking as a way to free up more downtown parking.
Connections: Parking in Rochester
February 12, 2015 - Listen to Elizabeth Murphy join in the discussion about ways to improve downtown parking on WXXI's Connections with Evan Dawson.