FDRHPO receives $2.4 million from state to improve area's healthcare options
Watertown Daily Times
December 9, 2014 - Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency is one of eleven organizations around the state to receive funding from New York State to improve regional health care improvement. Also reported by North Country Public
Racial disparities on health issues is everyone's problem
Democrat and Chronicle
November 27, 2014 - Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency's Wade Norwood is quoted in this article regarding racial health care disparities in Rochester.
Essay: Progress on Diabetes Treatments
Democrat and Chronicle
November 21, 2014 - Citing Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency reports, this op-ed points out that African-Americans within the city of Rochester have a premature mortality rate that is almost 300 percent higher than whites who live outside of the area. African-American and Latinos with diabetes also experience higher mortality rates, hospitlizations and lower extremeity amputations.
Community-wide Effort Improves Blood Pressure Control
Trust for America's Health
September 17, 2014 - The Rochester Business Alliance has a long history of taking an active role in healthcare issues. The Health Care Planning Team, formed by the area's largest employers was instrumental in implementing a community wide employee wellness program, "Eat Well Live Well"
“What’s Going On?” FLHSA Reports on Minority Health Disparities
Minority Reporter
April 28, 2014 - Finger Lakes Health System Agency (FLHSA) recently released a data report titled “What’s Going On?” that documents the health disparities among local African-American communities and the factors that contribute to them. Also reported by Minority Reporter, La Voz, and vimeo.com.
Trilby de Jung to lead Finger Lakes health agency
Democrat and Chronicle
November 6, 2013 - Keeping people well while keeping down costs is the next challenge for the health care system, according to the new director of the organization trying to solve that and other perplexing health issues
FLHSA names new CEO
Rochester Business Journal
November 6, 2013 - Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency has named public interest health care lawyer Trilby de Jung as its new CEO.
Rochester cited for lowest Medicare spending
Albany Times Union
September 8, 2013 - Cuomo wants to take city's cost
Health leaders focused on raising vaccine rates in two Rochester zip codes
November 28, 2021 - Albert Blankley, CCO of Common Ground Health says having accurate vaccine data is crucial to focusing outreach.
Unvaccinated County Health Workers, Health System Employees Will Be Required To Undergo Regular COVID Testing After Sept. 8
Genesee Sun
November 28, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health, said today’s announcement builds on work being done to promote vaccine equity.
Interviews aim to find root causes locally for vaccine hesitancy
November 28, 2021 - "People are losing sleep over the decision of whether to be vaccinated or not," said Holly Sienkiewicz, Director of Research at Common Ground Health.
Monroe County launches COVID-19 Vaccination Task Force
City News
November 28, 2021 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health, has been tapped to lead the community engagement and public education campaign for the newly formed COVID-19 Vaccination Task Force.