Introducing MHAST’s Mobile Crisis Team

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MHAST’s Mobile Crisis Team provides the local community with on-demand services for individuals experience a behavioral health crisis. Launched in 2016 to provide support for all Broome County Law Enforcement agencies, service providers, and individuals, Mobile Crisis Services is designed to help de-escalate crisis situations on-side, and help avoid the traumatic and often unnecessary transport […]

Cortland County Wins Local Foods, Local Places Award

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Cortland County was the only community in New York State to win the award, and one of only 16 communities across the country to win. On July 30th a Community Meeting will be held to begin discussions on different opportunities that are available to use local food initiatives to strengthen the Cortland area, foster economic […]

Guthrie and Lourdes Introduce Telemedicine

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People in need of care for minor illnesses can now be seen quickly and affordably, without an appointment, at any time or place thanks to telemedicine. Care Compass Network partners Lourdes Hospital and Guthrie Clinic have both introduced 24/7 online care, making access to healthcare easier. Using video chat or a phone call, the patient […]

Health Coaches Provide Support for Patients After Hospitalization

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Hospital Readmission of patients after discharge is both prevalent and costly. In an attempt to reduce preventative hospital readmissions, the Care Transitions Project supports patients with self-management care goals after discharge with the assistance of a specially trained Health Coach. This project, one of the eleven by Care Compass Network (CCN), has been implemented throughout […]

Nearly $1 Million in State Funding Awarded to Southern Tier Organizations to Help Fight Poverty

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Press Release: On July 6th, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced 12 projects that will be funded under the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI) in Binghamton. These projects are a direct result of ESPRI, the Governor’s $25 million initiative to help 16 communities develop locally-driven strategies to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunity for all New […]

Care Compass Network: July eNewsletter

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Our July 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 July eNewsletter.

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 […]