NYS Department of Health Announces Results of Medicaid Redesign Efforts to Improve Patient Care Statewide, Yielding Measurable Reductions in Avoidable Hospital Use

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      On June 19th, the New York State Department of Health released the results from the Medicaid Accelerated eXchange or MAX Series, showing avoidable hospital us for the state’s most vulnerable people has been significantly reduced. Since its launch in 2015, the MAX series has been an integral part of the Department’s strategy […]

Tompkins County Introduces New Model to Address Rising Number of Suicides

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As part of a countrywide suicide prevention initiative, Tompkins County Suicide Prevention Coalition voted on Monday, June 18th, to recommend the Zero Suicide Model for healthcare providers to the Community Services Board and the Tompkins County Legislature for consideration. The Zero Suicide Model holds that suicide prevention is a core responsibility of healthcare and those […]

First-in-the-Nation Suicide Prevention Campaign Set to Launch

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York will be the first state in the nation to launch an innovative pilot program aimed at reducing new suicide attempts among individuals who had previously attempted suicide. Funding through the $3.5 million federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant, the Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program reframes […]

Care Compass Network Welcomes New Partners

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Care Compass Network is continuing to grow and involve new partner organizations in our PPS’ work through the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. We are pleased to welcome these new organizations to join us as we work collectively towards a common goal; transforming health care. Cayuga Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Cayuga Ridge […]

Fun in the Sun – Tioga County Summer Activities

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Tioga County Public Health has released their 2018 Tioga County Fun in the Sun newsletter. The newsletter contains information on summer camps, summer meal sites, local cooling centers, and family fun activities in Tioga County and surrounding areas. Check out this year’s Fun in the Sun newsletter for things to do this summer!

One Afternoon, Many Connections

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Care Compass Network’s (CCN) South Regional Performance Unit (RPU) hosted a speed networking event in June, bringing together 44 participants from across Broome and Tioga Counties. The attendees represented 23 different organizations from hospital systems to community-based organizations to behavioral health agencies. “We are thrilled with the turnout and success of this networking event,” shares […]

Care Compass Network: June eNewsletter

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Our June 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 the June eNewsletter.

New York State Excels in Federal Medicaid Performance Review, Improving the Lives of Recipients Statewide

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Press Release: The New York State Department of Health announced that through New York State Medicaid Redesign efforts, providers are exceeding their goals, resulting in improved health care throughout the state. New York passed its first federal test of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment, or DSRIP, on four key statewide performance measures: statewide metrics […]