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Anne Kauffman Nolon Joins PCDC Health Policy Expert Panel

On April 13th, HRHCare President and CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, joined Senator Kemp Hannon and other health policy experts to discuss primary care under a new administration. Hosted by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC), the panel provided context on the latest health care reform activities on Capitol Hill, and discussed current questions being asked across the health care spectrum. Joining Mrs. Nolon and Senator Hannon were Louise Cohen, CEO of PCDC, Deborah Bachrach, Partner in Manatt Health, Christy Parque, CEO of Coalition for Behavioral Health, and L. Reuven Pasternak, MD, CEO of Stony Brook Medicine. This panel discussion […]

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Free Living Healthy with Diabetes Workshops in Peekskill

HRHCare will host a free Living Healthy with Diabetes workshop series at the Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center in Peekskill, starting May 11th. This six-week course is designed for people living with diabetes, their caregivers, and loved ones. The workshops will cover: Finding practical ways to deal with sickness, fatigue and pain Better food and exercise choices Understanding new treatment options Learning more effective ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health All participants will also have a chance to receive a $25 gift card if they participate in four or more classes! The workshops will take […]

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HRHCare Board Member John Gilleo Receives 2017 Distinguished Public Health Service Award

Together with Deputy County Executive Kevin J. Plunkett, the Westchester County Board of Health recognized five people and one not-for-profit group today for their public health contributions in Westchester at the Board’s annual awards presentation, held at HRHCare Community Health in Peekskill. The awards also highlight National Public Health Week which celebrates the accomplishments of the public health community. Board president R. Steven Nakashima presented the 2017 Distinguished Public Health Service Award to John Gilleo, a lifelong Peekskill resident, for advocating on behalf of comprehensive mental health care for low-income residents and his leadership as a HRHCare Community Health board […]

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HRHCare Nurse Manager Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Krista Miller, RN, the nurse manager of the HRHCare northern region health centers in Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plains, and Hudson, has been awarded the March 2017 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare Planetree Institute presents these awards to exemplary employees who work to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. Krista Miller has been serving HRHCare patients for a little over a year now, after working as a critical care cardiac and stroke nurse leader at St. Peter’s Hospital in […]

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NYS Health Commissioner Identifies HRHCare Chief of Clinical Quality as Hypertension Expert to Speak at Medical Grand Rounds Program

Peekskill, NY – On March 21st, Dr. Sophia McIntyre, Chief of Clinical Quality and Physician Leadership Development at HRHCare Community Health, presented on baby boomer hypertension as part of New York State Commissioner of Health Howard A. Zucker’s Medical Grand Rounds Program. Held in the Medical Alumni Auditorium at SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, NY, presenters at this session were identified by the Commissioner as experts around frequently undiagnosed conditions for baby boomers, persons born between 1945 and 1965. The intent of this program was to inform clinicians of conditions often undiagnosed among baby boomers; namely hepatitis C, hypertension, and prediabetes. […]

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HRHCare Communications and Advocacy Director to Receive NACHC Grassroots MVP Award

HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Emily Fetterhoff, HRHCare Director of Communications and Advocacy, will receive a Grassroots MVP Award from the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) during an awards reception on March 30th at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. This award acknowledges Ms. Fetterhoff’s outstanding efforts to ensure that Members of Congress representing the HRHCare region of southeastern New York State support community health centers, and her work to expand grassroots advocacy efforts. Originally from Elizabethville, Pennsylvania, Ms. Fetterhoff studied Health Policy and Administration at the Pennsylvania State University, and completed the Geiger-Gibson Fellowship in […]

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HRHCare Director of Hispanic Services Honored by Westchester NAACP

On Saturday, March 18th, Wilfredo Morel, Director of Hispanic Services at HRHCare, was honored by the Westchester NAACP ACT-SO Coalition at the 34th Annual ACT-SO Community Awards Breakfast. Mr. Morel was presented with a community service award for his significant service and leadership in the African American community of Peekskill. The other honorees this year were Lena Anderson, Esq., Program Developer at Legacy Pathways and President of the White Plains/Greenburgh Branch of the NAACP; DaMia Harris-Maden, Executive Director of the Mt. Vernon Youth Bureau; and Francis Welch, retired White Plains public school teacher.

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Pay It Forward Community Dinner in Dover Plains

On Saturday, March 18th, HRHCare Community Health will be sponsoring a Pay It Forward Community Dinner from 5 to 7 PM at Dover Elementary School. Sponsored in partnership with Eat Smart New York, this dinner is completely free of charge for diners who bring in healthy food items to support a “Nourish Your Neighbor” food drive in Eastern Dutchess. Items to consider donating include brown rice, rolled oats, whole-grain pasta, 100% fruit juice, dried fruit, applesauce, dried beans, peanut butter, nuts, canned vegetables, tomato sauce, and salsa. The free hot meal will include, soup, pork and chicken entrées, rice, vegetables, […]

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Free Living Healthy with Diabetes Workshops in Poughkeepsie

HRHCare Community Health will be hosting a free, six-week education program for people living with diabetes, their caregivers, and loved ones, starting April 4th, at the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health in Poughkeepsie. This workshop will help participants to find practical ways to deal with fatigue and pain, discover better food and exercise choices, learn about new treatment options, and understand how to better communicate with their doctors and loved ones about their health. Plus, all participants will have the chance to win a $25 gift card if they participate in four or more classes! The Living […]

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AmeriCorps Week

This week marks AmeriCorps Week, and HRHCare is proud to recognize the incredible impact that our Healthy Future Corps Members have on our communities and the lives of our patients. AmeriCorps Week is celebrated each year as a time to salute AmeriCorps members and alumni for their service, thank community partners, and communicate the incredible mission of the AmeriCorps program. For over twenty years, HRHCare has hosted AmeriCorps Members who wish to serve their community by improving access to primary and preventive health services. AmeriCorps Members at HRHCare are trained in various topics and methods to provide tools for reaching […]

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