Improving Engagement and Communication

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A new style of team-based patient communication, the warm handoff, is being implemented in clinical and non-clinical settings. This strategy, used when a patient is transferred between members of the care team keeps the patient involved in their own care. Many benefits are being seen both for the patient, the providers, and the community organizations. […]

Care Compass Network’s March eNewsletter

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Our March 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 March eNewsletter.

Partners Achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition

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Partner organizations throughout Care Compass Network’s (CCN) nine-county region have been working toward becoming PCMH 2014 Level 3 recognized, transforming their primary care sites to fit the certification requirements put forth by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). According to a report by the New York State Department of Health that was released in […]

Governor Cuomo Announces $10 million in Funding to Support the Expansion of 84 New Detox Beds in Underserved Across Across NYS

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Governor Cuomo awards $10 million in capital funding to five providers across New York State for the development of 84 new community-based Medically Supervised Withdrawal and Stabilization Services beds. The detox programs will provide around-the-clock care to people who are under the influence of alcohol, opioids, or other substances, or suffering from withdrawal, and help […]

Governor Cuomo Announces $450,000 in State Funding Through the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Serivces (OASAS) to Support Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County’s Development of a 24/7 Open Access Center

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Press Release: Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County , a leader in strengthening our community by offering hope and recovery to people struggling with substance use disorder, has been awarded $450,000 in funding from the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (OASAS). The award will support the development of a 24/7 Regional Open […]

Care Compass Network Awards more than $2.2 Million to Organizations Across the Southern Tier

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Care Compass Network (CCN) announced that it is awarding more than $2.2 million to local hospital systems and community-based organizations across CCN’s nine-county geographical region. This year CCN is pleased to present funds to support 12 projects from eight organizations. The awarded proposals range from new opioid treatment and behavioral health programs to expansion of current […]

Transformation Grant Program: Making Strides to Outreach Medicaid Members

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In October of last year, Care Compass Network announced a total of 7 community-based organizations that were awarded funds from the Community-based Navigation Transformation Grant program. The purpose of this program is to support community organizations in their efforts to outreach and engage Low to Non-Utilizers within the Medicaid population that are located throughout CCN’s nine-county region. To date, 100 […]

Care Compass Network Welcomes Two New Partner Organizations

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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 access to health care. Cortland County Department of Public Health, […]

Governor Cuomo Awards More Than $4 Million to Expand Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Services Across New York

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Press Release On Tuesday, February 13 Governor Cuomo awarded more than $4 million to develop ten 24/7 Open Access Centers to delivery immediate engagement, assessment, and referral service options to New Yorkers seeking treatment for substance abuse. The centers, which are located statewide, further advance the Governor’s aggressive efforts to combat addiction in New York State […]

Early Results from the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Pilot Shows Increases in Services and Workforce

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The National Council released early results for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration Pilot program that officially launched in 2017. Found in eight states, including New York, this program is meant to bring expanded access to a more comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder services to individuals with untreated severe […]