Tompkins County Collaboration: Help is Available During Times of Emotional Distress or Crisis

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Earlier this year, Community Foundation of Tompkins County brought together the Tompkins County Mental Health Department, Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services, and the Ithaca Police to share their collaboration efforts with local community agencies and to raise awareness of the services they provide the community. The Tompkins County Mental Health Department, through funding and support […]

Broome County Announces $25,000 in Funding for Opioid Overdose Prevention Efforts

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Press Release Broome County announced the availability of $25,000 in mini-grant funding for community organizations, non-profit organizations, municipalities, and schools to develop, enhance, or establish opioid awareness related activities in Broome County. “Fighting this public health epidemic takes a multi-faceted approach, and we are excited to offer our community partners the opportunity to explore new […]

Cayuga Medical Center Partners with Family Health Network

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Press Release: Cayuga Medical Center and Family Health Network announced partnership initiative on Friday, April 6th to collaborate on clinical services, regional planning, and community outreach. This partnership will help improve access and clinical continuity for Family Health Network patients seeking specialty services at Cayuga Medical Center for cardiac, neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, orthopedic services, and […]

Innovation Fund Program Round Two: Rural Health Network of South Central New York Update

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Rural Health Network of South Central New York launched their Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx) through funding from Care Compass Network’s Innovation Fund Program. The Fruit and Vegetable Program was developed to prevent and manage chronic diet-related diseases in the adult Medicaid population. The FVRx program is working to increase the knowledge, skills, and […]

Care Compass Network: April eNewsletter

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Our April 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 April eNewsletter.

Life Expectancy Drops in the US

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Life expectancy in the United States has fallen for the second year in a row due in large part to a combination of drug and alcohol use and suicides. A report from the BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal, shows that life expectancy is 1.5 years lower than other counties in the Organization […]

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 The ARC of Schuyler and Synergy Athletics to join our growing group of partner organizations as we collectively work towards a common goal; transforming health care. […]

Dr. Patricia Bomba Speaks with Area Health System Leaders About the Value of eMOLST

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This past month Ithaca College’s Gerontology Institute and Care Compass Network hosted a full-day event focused on the significance and use of eMOLST when documenting patients’ end-of-life preferences as medical orders. Care Compass Network invited nationally recognized palliative care and end-of-life expert, Dr. Patricia Bomba Vice President and Medical Director of Geriatrics with Excellus BlueCross […]