Archive for February 2016

HRHCare Director of Communications and Advocacy Emily Fetterhoff Honored as National Association of Community Health Centers Outstanding Advocate

Award from National Health Center Group Honors HRHCare Staffer for “Distinguished Service and Contributions” to Community Health Care Peekskill, NY – HRHCare, one of largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country, announced today that Emily Fetterhoff, its Director of Communications and Advocacy, has been named an Outstanding Advocate by the National Association of Community Health Centers. The award, a monthly recognition given to community health leaders across the country, celebrates the innovative outreach practices Emily has brought to her role at HRHCare. “I’m thrilled to see NACHC honor Emily for her tireless commitment to quality healthcare for […]

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Dr. Sophia McIntyre Speaks About the Work Around Hypertension at HRHCare

Dr. Sophia McIntyre, the Chief of Clinical Quality and Physician Leadership Development at HRHCare, recently spoke in a live webcast for the Center for Public Health Continuing Education about the important work HRHCare has done around undiagnosed hypertension. This entire program, entitled ‘Hiding in Plain Sight: Finding Patients with Undiagnosed Hypertension’ will be available On Demand through the University at Albany School of Public Health. To view Dr. McIntyre’s segment, click here.  

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HRHCare Joins Health Care Transformation Task Force

Alliance of Private Sector Leaders Spearheading Adoption of Value-Based Payment Models Peekskill, NY– HRHCare, one of the largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country with a 40-year history of providing high-quality health care to underserved populations, announced today that it has joined the Health Care Transformation Task Force, a partnership of leading health care payers, providers, purchasers and patient organizations. With more than 40 organizations representing patients, payers, providers and purchasers, the Task Force aims to align private and public sector efforts to transform the U.S. health care system. By developing and disseminating strategy, operational and policy […]

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HRHCare Brings Free Healthy Choices Workshops to New City

HRHCare is excited to partner with the Rockland County Department of Health to bring a free series of Healthy Choices Workshops to the Ramapo Senior Center in New City starting Tuesday, March 29th. This workshop series is designed to help participants find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better food and exercise choices, learn how to properly use medication, learn better ways to talk with health care providers and family members about their  health, and feel more confident in managing their own health. Free educational materials will also be provided! There will be an Open House for […]

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Eastern Dutchess Operations Manager to Receive February 2016 Planetree Spirit Award

Amenia, NY – HRHCare Community Health, a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is pleased to announce that Phyllis Roosa, Operations Manager for the HRHCare Health Centers at Amenia, Dover Plains and Pine Plains, will be presented with the February 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. The HRHCare Planetree Institute presents these awards to employees who go above and beyond to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. A graduate of Becker College […]

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HRHCare Executive VP and Director of Hispanic Health Honored by Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health, a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is pleased to announce that HRHCare Founding Mother and Executive Vice President of Community Development the Rev. Jeannette Phillips and Director of Hispanic Health Wilfredo Morel were recently honored during the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce annual awards ceremony. The Annual Chamber Awards recognizes those who have made a significant and lasting contribution to their local community. Receiving the Quality of Life Award on behalf of HRHCare, the Rev. […]

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HRHCare Awarded $2 Million to Prevent and Control Chronic Disease in New York State

New York State Government Places Trust in HRHCare to Fight Toughest Long-Term Health Challenges Peekskill, NY – HRHCare, one of largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country, announced today that it has received a $2.05 million grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to launch the Hudson Community Health Alliance, a coalition including the Rockland and Westchester County Departments of Health to help prevent and control chronic health issues such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and stroke. The funding will allow for the implementation of strategies that promote health, support and reinforce healthful behaviors, […]

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