Treating people for free or for very little money has been the role of community health centers across the U.S. for decades. In 2015, 1 in 12 Americans sought care at one of these clinics; nearly 6 in 10 were women, and hundreds of thousands were veterans.
The community clinics — now roughly 1,300-strong — have also expanded in recent years to
The New York Academy of Medicine honored the 2015 and 2016 recipients of the Lewis and Jack Rudin New York Prize in Medicine and Health, Dr. Neil S. Calman of the Institute for Family Health and Dr. Carol R. Horowitz of Mount Sinai, at a special event on January 26, 2017. Following a reception with more than one hundred guests, each award recipient
On December 15, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $1.3 million in funding to three New York State health centers -- Neighborhood Health Center, Damian Family Care Centers, and Southern Tier Community Health Center Network – to support the establishment of new sites that will serve an estimated 6,930 new patients. Congratulations to the
Congratulations to Anthony L. Jordan Health Corporation, Betances Health Center, Cornerstone Family Healthcare, Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center, and the Institute for Family Health for being selected by Health Research, Inc. (HRI) and the NYS Dept. of Health to participate in “Increasing Cancer Screening through Patient Navigation in
On September 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced over $87 million in awards to support health center IT enhancements, including more than $5 million for 63 New York State FQHCs. Congratulations to the awardees!
If your health center set aside funds in its application to collaborate with CHCANYS and other health
Congratulations to the 62 New York State health centers who received a HRSA Quality Improvement Award on August 18. These awards will be used expand current quality improvement practices and improve primary care service delivery in communities across the state. New York’s award recipients were recognized for success in 8 categories: EHR Reporters;
This week, FQHCs across New York State and the rest of the country are celebrating National Health Center Week by hosting a variety of events designed to showcase the innovative model of primary and preventive care that they have been providing for more than 50 years. Members of Congress, state legislators, and local elected officials have been
On August 4, 2016, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $525,000 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Patient-Centered Medical Home Awards to 15 FQHCs across New York State. The awards are intended to assist providers in improving quality and experience of care through the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) health care delivery model