Nearly 600 advocates arrived in Albany today to meet with elected officials and discuss issues that are critically important for community, homeless and migrant health care providers across the Empire State. The annual Community Health Center Grassroots Advocacy Day is organized by the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) and draws patients, health care providers and leaders from federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) in every corner of the state. FQHCs have featured prominently in the State’s efforts to transform the health care system and advance the “Triple Aim” of better care, better health, and reduced costs..
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As New York recovers from Hurricane Sandy, CHCANYS is working closely with health centers in areas directly impacted by the storm to assess damage and monitor emerging needs while collaborating with state, local, and federal partners to assure the availability of needed resources and supplies. Through on-the-ground outreach and
The November 2012 issue of Health Affairs features a GrantWatch article focusing on CHCANYS’ efforts, funded by a grant from the New York State Health Foundation, to assist community health centers in securing Federal funding in order to establish new health service delivery points in high-needs areas of New York State. Click here to read it.
Lisa Perry is about to go where few have gone before—into a realm where ‘big data’ has a meaningful impact on the coordinated care of cancer patients.
As Vice President for Health IT at the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS), Perry was instrumental in developing a data warehouse, the Center for Primary Care Informatics (CPCI),