Voices Recovery Center Celebrates Grand Opening in Binghamton

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On October 24th, Voices Recovery and Community Outreach Center officially opened its doors to those with substance use disorders. Fairview Recovery Services, through a grant provided by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) is operating Voices Recovery and Community Outreach Center which will provide free support and services for […]

Working to Bridge the Gap Between Behavioral Health and Medical Providers

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On September 28th, Care Compass Network (CCN) sponsored an event that brought over 60 medical, behavioral health, and substance use disorder providers in Tompkins County together to discuss available behavioral health services and how to increase communication and collaboration across the care continuum. The workshop included a panel of experts from the Alcohol and Drug Council, […]

Build Stronger Relationships with Motivational Interviewing

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For centuries, doctors have been regarded as the “experts” when it comes to healthcare. Many patients take their recommendations very seriously, yet the conversation can often feel one-sided. In the past, medical diagnosis and treatments were commonly presented as ultimatums with an if-then explanation: “If you don’t take this medicine you will not get better” […]

Corning Food Pantry Re-opens

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On October 10th, The Corning Community  Food Pantry re-opened its doors in their new location. The food pantry is now located at 11715 East Corning Rd, Corning NY. The move will help the food pantry to better serve those who live with food insecurities every day. According to a statement made to The Leader by […]

Important Notice – Quarterly Reporting due by October 25th

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For Partners Contracted to do Project Work: With the first 6 months of DSRIP Year 3 complete, CCN must submit the patient engagement reporting data to the DSRIP Independent Assessor in order to earn performance dollars tied to speed and scale. If you have not submitted your data for April 1st – September 30th 2017, please […]

NYS Department of Health Creates Whiteboard Video of DSRIP Best Practices. Care Compass Network is Featured for the Innovation Fund Program.

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The New York State Department of Health released a whiteboard video on October 16th titled “Best Practices in DSRIP Year 3”. In the video NYS Medicaid Director, Jason Helgerson, describes several best practices that are currently happening among the Performing Provider Systems (PPS) during DSRIP Year 3. The key ‘Best Practices’ include, establishing an innovation […]

Poverty as an Underlying Factor in the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program

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In 2014, Care Compass Network was created as a Performing Provider System (PPS) by the New York State Department of Health to convene and collaborate with partner organizations within a nine-county region, focusing on transforming the delivery of healthcare through increased quality of care outcomes, a reduction in preventable hospital visits, and a reduction in […]

Care Compass Network’s October eNewsletter

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Our October 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 October issue.  

Senate Unanimously Passes CHRONIC Care Act

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On September 26th, the Senate unanimously passed the S. 870, Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017. According to an article by the United States Senate Committee on Finance, the Finance Committee over the past two years, has been developing the CHRONIC Care Act that will address and improve […]