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, brining 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 […]

Building a Brighter Tomorrow

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Care Compass Network recently collaborated with Binghamton University School of Social Work to provide SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) training to 17 Masters in Social Work students. The training was incorporated into an elective course, “Addictions and Social Work,” and students who completed the training became certified in SBIRT. SBIRT training further […]

Local Leaders Focus on Narcan Availability

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Local New York leaders met in Albany on Tuesday, May 22nd to discuss the drug epidemic that is hitting communities hard throughout New York State. WBNG Channel 12 News was present at the meeting and reported on the discussion around the over-dosing drug Naloxone, or Narcan, and what can be done to make sure more […]

CMS Announces Agency’s First Rural Health Strategy

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Press Release The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the agency’s first Rural Health Strategy which is intended to provide a proactive approach on healthcare issues to ensure that the nearly one in five individuals who live in rural America have access to high quality, affordable healthcare. This new strategy focuses on […]

NYS Health Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity

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The NYS Health Foundation believes patients have a meaningful role as partners in their own health and health care and should be empowered to voice their concerns and ideas. This also means having a voice when it comes to making informed policy decisions. To support their Patients as Partners initiative, the NYS Health Foundation has […]

New Mental Health Diversion Initiative Launches in Broome County

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Broome County Emergency Services has launched a new initiative, the Mental Health Diversion program. The first of its kind in the state of New York, this program is meant to create a connection between 911 dispatchers and mental health counselors. “One out of every ten [911] calls are a mental health call in Broome County,” […]

Care Compass Network: May eNewsletter

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Our May 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 May eNewsletter.