Conversations about advance care planning are not easy. Family members want the best for their loved ones but talking about end-of-life circumstances is often uncomfortable and therefore, avoided. Sometimes, well-trained and thoughtful providers initiate these conversations with patients, especially with those who are seriously ill. They will talk about Actionable Medical Orders which guide medical […]
Our first eNewsletter of 2018 is now available to view. Check out the news and updates from Care Compass Network, our Partner Organizations, DSRIP projects, upcoming events, employment opportunities, as well as updates on NYS Department of Health. Click here to view our January issue.
Press Release: Governor Cuomo announced that New York will issue $60 billion in awards over three years to mental health and addiction services as further support for New York’s Medicaid transformation towards an integrated health care system. The awards will aid behavioral health providers transform to a Value-Based Payment reimbursement approach, which rewards quality of […]
The New York State Department of Health recently released a summary report on the completed MAX series from 2017. Between January and July 2017, 22 Action Teams from across NYS participated in the most recent MAX Series, which focused on improving care for High Utilizer patients. The goal of this series was to reduce inpatient […]
Press Release On December 13th, Governor Cuomo announced that more than $755 million in economic and community development funding was awarded through Round VII of the REDC initiative: Western New York $68.8 million to support 112 projects Finger Lakes $63.9 million to support 110 projects Southern Tier $67.3 million to support 83 projects Central New […]
According to news coverage by Fox40, Mothers & Babies recently received $10,000 from the state to help staff the Health Advocacy program. This program helps families in Broome, Chemung, Delaware, and Ostego deal with lapses in insurance, denied health coverage, and serious medical needs. The Navigators at Mothers & Babies are certified by New York […]