United Health Services (UHS) Expands Walk-In Clinic Hours in Vestal

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Through the funding efforts of Care Compass Network’s (CCN) Innovation Program, UHS was awarded innovation funds to expand their walk-in hours. Data collected by UHS has shown that peak avoidable Emergency Department utilization often occurs within two hours of walk-ins closing at 5pm. UHS worked to expand the organizational infrastructure in order to support extended […]

Care Compass Network Supports Partner Organizations Through IT Funding Opportunities

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Care Compass Network (CCN) can help support partner organizations through approved IT funding opportunities. Currently, programs are in place to assist partners with new implementations of EMR/EHR systems and to provide funding to accommodate a RHIO and/or DSRIP requirements such as interfacing existing systems with a RHIO, customizing or upgrading an EMR to allow for […]

What Happens When Social Workers Go on Police Calls? The Southern Tier is Trying it Out

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Through project funding, Care Compass Network supported the collaboration between the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier (MHAST) and United Health Services (UHS) expand mobile crisis services to better serve the needs of the community. Under the new program, individuals in crisis have the opportunity to talk with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) […]

Schumer, Gillibrand Announces More Than $6.4 Million in Federal Funds for 62 New York Community Health Centers

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Press Release: On August 17th, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced over $6.4 million in federal funds for 62 New York community health centers. The funds will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human  Services’ (HHS) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Funds will support high-quality health centers […]

Care Compass Network Welcomes Two New Partner Organizations

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Care Compass Network is pleased to welcome two new organizations to join our growing PPS as we work collectively towards a common goal; transforming healthcare. We are proud to collaborate with many different partner organizations across the Southern Tier as we work collectively towards increasing access to healthcare and reducing hospital readmissions among one of […]

Schuyler Hospital Wins Health Improvement Award

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During HANYS’ 40th Annual Membership Conference, Schuyler Hospital was awarded the 2017 Community Health Improvement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s outstanding initiatives to improve the health of its community. Schuyler Hospital was recognized for their Health Eating Active Living (HEAL) Schuyler program. In order to address Schuyler County’s high rate of obesity in children […]

Care Compass Network Hosts OPWDD Meeting to Discuss DSRIP Collaboration

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On August 2 over 10 OPWDD agencies attended an Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Spotlight on DSRIP meeting hosted by Care Compass Network (CCN). Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their family or caregivers, have a unique set of challenges and barriers to accessing healthcare. The purpose of this meeting, is to bring together […]

Care Compass Network’s August eNewsletter

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Our August eNewsletter is now available. Read about Care Compass news and updates, DSRIP projects, upcoming events, employment opportunities, as well as updates on NYS Department of Health as it relates to DSRIP. Click here to view our August issue.  

Broome County Issues a Request for Proposals (RFP) for New Community-based Detox Services

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Press Release Broome County recently announced that they are seeking proposals from community organizations to provide community-based detox services at the Broome Developmental Center (BDC). The RFP outlines the scope of services to be provided, which includes a full continuum of detoxification and stabilization services. The services that will be provided will be person-centered and […]

Care Compass Network Announces Funding Opportunities for Community-based Organizations to Support Outreach and Engagment Assistance

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Care Compass Network (CCN) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for Tier 1 and Tier 2 Community-based Organizations through the Community-based Navigation Transformation Model Grant Program. CBOs located in CCN’s nine-county region can apply for a dedicated outreach and engagement resource to assist the Medicaid Non-and Low Utilizers with health literacy, community value, language […]