CCN 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. Food Bank of the Southern Tier Headquartered in […]

Mental Health First Aid: Be the One to Make a Difference

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If your coworker was having a heart attack, you would likely recognize the symptoms and know what to do, especially if you had taken a First Aid or CPR class. Would you know what to do if they were facing depression or having a panic attack? Would you know what signs to look for? That’s […]

Governor Cuomo Announces the Distribution of $25 Million in Federal Funds to Address Opioid Crisis in New York

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Press Release: Governor Cuomo announced that 19 additional counties will receive State Targeted Response funds to further support the expansion of addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services. Grant funds will be distributed to programs that offer prevention, treatment, and recovery services in high-need areas across the state in an effort to increase access to treatment […]

Care Compass Network: September eNewsletter

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Our September 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 September eNewsletter.

NYS Smokers’ Quitline Launches Redesigned Website

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Press Release: As part of its ongoing commitment to promote tobacco cessation efforts, the NYS Quitline launched a fully updated, redesigned, and mobile-ready website with enhanced visuals, easier-to-read text, and more intuitive navigation that will help visitors quickly find the latest resources on tobacco cessation. The website also has messages throughout the site encourages tobacco users […]

Care Compass Network Collaborates with Partner Organizations to Increase Recruitment Efforts and Hire New Talent

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The demand for more employees on healthcare teams is growing. As Care Compass Network (CCN) collaborates with partner organizations to launch innovative projects that increase access and quality of care in the 9-county region, new opportunities are opening for team members who provide services to keep people healthy and get the care they need. To […]

Care Compass Network Forms Primary Care Advisory Council to Inform on Healthcare Transformation Throughout the Region

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Care Compass Network (CCN) convened a group of primary care physicians and advanced care providers (APP) across our 9-county region to form a Primary Care Advisory Council. The purpose of the Council is to bring together practicing physicians and advanced practice providers to provide meaningful clinical input and discuss strategies on how to improve the […]

Through Support from the Innovation Grant Program, Catholic Charities Launches New Program

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In February 2018, Catholic Charities of Tompkins/ Tioga was awarded funds to provide Health Outreach Coordination through Care Compass Network’s (CCN) third round of the Innovation Funds program. With funding support from CCN, Catholic Charities of Tompkins/ Tioga launched their new program that will empower residents to improve their health and allow them to achieve […]

Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) Go Smoke-Free

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The federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) agency recently announced that Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) will be going smoke-free in and around their buildings effective July 31, 2018. This policy will apply to traditional tobacco products, but some PHAs have restricted electronic cigarette use as well. This can be an opportunity for health care and […]

Care Compass Network Provides Funds to Tompkins County Food Pantry to Help Fix Health Concerns and Reopen Quickly

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Enfield Food Pantry, located in Tompkins County, temporarily closes after not passing an inspection by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier due to health concerns. Enfield’s food pantry has been in operation for nearly four decades, providing many residents of Enfield food to feed their families. The pantry is looking to raise funds in […]