‘Mad’ MAX Comes to the Southern Tier

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The New York State Department of Health launched the Medicaid Accelerated eXchange (MAX) Series to redesign the way care is delivered for the state’s most vulnerable residents. Fondly named ‘Mad’ MAX by Care Compass Network (CCN) staff, the team has conducted several workshops over the last two years throughout CCN’s 9-county region in conjunction with […]

Care Compass Network: January eNewsletter

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Our first eNewsletter of 2019 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 January eNewsletter.

PAOP Meeting on November 29, 2018

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Twice a year the NYS Department of Health hosts a New York 1115 Waiver Public Comment Day following the Project Advisory Oversight Panel meeting. On November 29th, the second public comment day was held at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City. Two of Care Compass Network’s Board of Directors arrived at […]

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $29 Million for Supportive Housing and Emergency Shelter Repairs

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Press Release: Governor Cuomo announced $29.6 million in state funding has been awarded to eight projects that will provide homeless veterans, survivors of domestic violence, and individuals with mental illness with permanent housing and support services. The grants, awarded through the State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance’s Homeless Housing Assistance Program, will create 215 supportive […]

Broome County is Awarded Grant Funds to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

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The Office of National Drug Control Policy recently announced over $2 million in grants have been awarded to several programs across the United States. Broome County is one of 12 programs that were awarded funding to combat opioid overdoses through community-level intervention initiatives. Jason Garner, Broome County Executive announced that the county would be receiving […]

Care Compass Network: December eNewsletter

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Our December 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 December eNewsletter.

Physician Burnout: Shedding Light on a Serious Issue

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Burnout is nearly twice as prevalent among healthcare providers as other U.S. workers, affecting at least half of physicians. Every day, on average, a U.S. physician commits suicide, a rate almost twice that of the general population. Physician burnout and depression adversely affects healthcare workers, patients, families, and the community at large. “Burnout among health […]

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Announces Statewide Campaign

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Press Release: The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) recently announced the launch of their statewide campaign “We Can’t Lose Anyone Else“, a bi-lingual campaign to inform and educate about opioid addiction and the resources that are available to help those in need. OASAS created three videos that will air […]

Care Compass Network Co-Sponsors Palliative Care Workshop

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In October, more than seventy medical professionals gathered at the event center at Tioga Downs in Nichols, New York to listen to talks centered around Palliative Care. Participants represented a broad range of disciplines including registered nurses, physicians, social workers, CEOs, hospice care coordinators, home health aides, and more. Geographically, the group came from many […]

November 15th Marks the Annual Great American Smokeout

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The American Cancer Society is celebrating the 43rd Annual Great American Smokeout (GASO) to encourage people to take action that day towards a smoke-free life for themselves or in support of family or friends in quitting. Quitting smoking isn’t easy and takes time and a plan. Let November 15th be the day to start the […]