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    Seneca County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Seneca County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Steuben County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Steuben County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Wayne County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Wayne County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Yates County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Yates County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Overdoses of pain medications and heroin rise dramatically in the Finger Lakes

    June 14, 2016

    This issue brief on drug overdoses documents that the abuse of heroin and perscription pain medicaitons challenges all Finger Lakes communities, regardless of wealth, population density or racial and ethnic makeup.

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    Place matters when we talk about health outcomes: traffic safety, 2016

    April 28, 2016

    Kids in the City of Rochester are more likely to be hit by cars than in other parts of Monroe County, which may prevent families from allowing them to play outside, according to a data brief by Healthi Kids. 

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    State of Play in Rochester, NY, 2016

    April 28, 2016

    Play is happening in several Rochester neighborhoods in unsuitable places, such as parking lots and streets, according to an assessment by Healthi Kids. This data brief notes community members have said they want safe spaces for kids to play.

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    Place matters when we talk about health outcomes (2016)

    April 28, 2016

    Studies from Healthi Kids Coalition at Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency demonstrate that crime and neighborhood perceptions of safety are a key barrier to walking, biking and playing in the neighborhood. Learn more in the data brief.

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    The link between race, poverty and inequity in local health

    April 26, 2016

    This policy brief prepared by Healthi Kids about health disparities in Rochester notes that people who live in eight challenged zip codes in Rochester face far worse health outcomes than their suburban counterparts.

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    Local health disparities affect our children, 2016

    April 26, 2016

    Most adults and children in Monroe County are not getting enough physical activity and one in three kids is overweight and obese, which can lead to chronic health problems, states this policy brief prepared by Healthi Kids.

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    2016 Community Health Assessment for the Finger Lakes

    March 07, 2016

    Prepared to support county health assessments, this report documents in 40 data graphs and maps major health challenges for the Finger Lakes region, including high rates of obesity, tobacco use and behavioral health issues.

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    Selective Review of Priority Health Areas for the Finger Lakes

    March 03, 2016

    Through more than 30 data graphs, this presentation highlights health indicators of concern for our nine-county Finger Lakes region, from high rates of obesity and smoking to a sharp spike in heroin overdoses. 

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    Finger Lakes Region CT Capacity and Utilization Report, 2015

    January 27, 2016

    Based on FLHSA survey data from 2014, this report on CT scanners concludes that the Finger Lakes region has enough CT scanners to meet demand, while cautioning that regional hospitals may need “additional consideration” to ensure adequate capacity.

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    PET Capacity and Utilization Report, 2014

    December 01, 2015

    Based on a 2014 survey of the providers of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans, this report concludes that the Finger Lakes Region's five PET scanners provides sufficient capacity to meet expected need, including the expanding clinical use of this imaging technology.

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    MRI Report, Jan.-Dec. 2014

    November 05, 2015

    Based on a 2014 survey of MRI services in the Finger Lakes, this study concludes that the region's 38 MRI machines will accommodate up to a 15 percent increase in demand over the coming years.

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