CHCANYS visited community health centers across the state to celebrate National Health Center Week, an annual celebration that promotes awareness of the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades.
This year, National Health Center Week honored our “health care heroes” – health center providers
The Community Health Care Association of New York State today announced that New York’s community health centers are the recipients of nearly $7.5 million dollars in federal grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funding will be used to continue to improve quality, efficiency, and the effectiveness of healthcare delivery in the communities they serve. The average award in New York State was $118,900 – about 30% higher than the average award to health centers outside of the Empire State.
On July 30, CHCANYS submitted comments stating our significant concerns with the proposed rule, specifically as it pertains to the patient-provider relationship, and strongly urged the Administration to withdraw this proposed rule and to reconsider its course of action.
CHCANYS is excited to announce that its Quality and Technology Initiatives (QTI) department has been selected to participate in Round Two of NACHC’s PRAPARE Train the Trainer Academy. The Academy seeks to build knowledge around the PRAPARE tool, facilitate implementation and spread of PRAPARE, and use of PRAPARE data for state policy and
Governor Cuomo recently announced that nearly $44 million will be awarded to support cancer prevention and early detection programs statewide over the next five years. The Cancer Services Program ($39.4 million) aims to reduce disparities in breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer incidence and mortality through free cancer screening for uninsured and
(Albany) – The Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) today launched a two-day opioid summit at the University at Albany, bringing together experts from Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), community partners, addiction specialists, and federal, state, and local leaders to learn, strategize, and share promising practices
CHCANYS and the New York State Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (NYS Council) have been jointly selected as one of ten national grant awardees to participate in a primary care and behavioral health State Learning and Action Collaborative focused on care delivery and payment initiatives. Funded by The Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net, with
Tiffany Portzer has joined CHCANYS as Vice President of Communications, effective May 7, 2018. Tiffany brings with her a wealth of communications and external relations experience, having spent the past six years in the positions of Assistant Commissioner, Communications Director, and Chief Public Information Officer for various New York State agencies.