A Community of Cooks

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The dusty kitchen had been sitting empty for almost ten years. Its electricity was outdated, none of the appliances worked, and there was not a pot or pan to be found in the cupboards. But when Jo DiFulvio laid eyes on the old Nichols Elementary School kitchen, all she saw was possibility. Her vision of […]

Care Compass Network Forms Health Equity Council

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To achieve CCN’s mission of improving the health and wellbeing of the community, CCN is committed to supporting its partners in reducing health disparities and promoting health equity across the region. The CCN Health Equity Council has been formed to develop and advise on implementation of a Health Equity Plan, which will support existing health […]

Care Compass Network Announces the Formation of a Social Care IPA

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We are pleased to announce that the Care Compass Network Board of Directors approved the formation of a social care IPA called the Care Compass Supportive IPA (CCS-IPA). This new, non-traditional IPA will strengthen the integration of social care and clinical services by allowing the CCS-IPA to directly participate in VBP contracts. Why a non-traditional […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder: one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S.

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As you know, Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the United States, with 1 in 44 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. According to the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network(ADDMN), this is a rate that continually increases. The ADDMN tracks rates by gender, race, age, and economic factors. Generally, they have found more […]

The First Responders of Trauma

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During his 23 years serving as a police officer, Mike Hatch had become acutely aware of the impact of trauma. While on the force, he didn’t always have the language to identify it, but he could feel its reverberations in almost every encounter he had. Trauma was the low hum in the living room he […]

Do I really need a COVID-19 booster shot?

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Yes. As time goes on and we gather more information and data around COVID-19, science is showing that the COVID-19 vaccines work much better as a 3 dose rather than a 2 dose primary series. Most European countries have had skyrocketing cases, but much lower rates of hospitalization and death because of much higher rates […]

COVID-19: Myth vs Fact

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Since the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine began in December 2020 there have been many misconceptions floating around regarding what COVID-19 and the vaccine is and isn’t. Care Compass Network’s Chief Medical Officer, Wayne C. Teris, MD, CPE, FAAFP has compiled a list of common myths that have been circulating around to help clear up […]

CCN Regional Trauma-Informed Care Team: Year in Review

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As we reflect on 2021, the CCN Regional Trauma-Informed Care Network (RTIC) team would like to express our deep appreciation for everyone who joined and supported our TIC movement and resilience awareness throughout the Southern Tier region. Your engagement and participation in our RTIC trainings, 2nd Annual Partnering for a Resilient Learning Symposium, and RTIC […]

What Makes a Good Mask?

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Not sure what makes for a good mask? Or what kind of protection each mask offers? CCN’s Chief Medical Officer Wayne C. Teris, MD, CPE, FAAFP offers a simple breakdown of the different mask types and their efficacy. The study depicted in the graphic below was done pre-Omicron, and Omicron is much more transmissible compared […]

 
 
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