Archive for June 2017

Beacon Living Healthy with Diabetes Workshops

In partnership with Mental Health America and Dutchess County, HRHCare will be sponsoring a Living Healthy with Diabetes workshop series. This series is a free six-week education program for people living with diabetes, their caregivers, and loved ones, facilitated by Marlene Taylor and Ozie Williams. The workshops will help with: Finding practical ways to deal with sick days, fatigue, and pain Discovering better food and exercise choices Understanding new treatment options Learning better ways to talk with your doctor and loved ones about your health Learning skills for living a full and healthy life Plus, you will have the chance […]

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Poughkeepsie Operations Manager Soraya McMahon Given HRHCare Planetree Innovation Award

HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Soraya McMahon, Operations Manager at the HRHCare Poughkeepsie Health Center at 75 Washington Street, will be presented with a Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary employees who create innovative ways for patients to access high quality and affordable health care. Earlier this year, Soraya McMahon spearheaded the implementation of a new system for workstations that increases the efficiency of patient interactions with front-desk staff. As the patient representatives are not fully visible to patients in the HRHCare Poughkeepsie waiting room, […]

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HRHCare Peekskill Health Center Dedicated to Original “Founding Mothers”

Peekskill, NY – On Friday, June 16, HRHCare President and CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, was joined by New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, Westchester County Legislator John Testa, Westchester Commissioner of Health Sherlita Amler, MD, and other elected officials to dedicate the flagship HRHCare Peekskill Health Center to its “Founding Mothers”. The building itself was named in honor of HRHCare Executive Vice President and Founding Mother Rev. Jeannette J. Phillips, with three of the Health Center’s departments named in honor of Founding Mothers Mary Woods, Pearl Woods, and Willie Mae Jackson. “This is a beautiful facility that will serve […]

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HRHCare Yonkers LPN Jermaine Sooknanan Receives Planetree Spirit Award

HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Jermaine Sooknanan, a Licensed Practical Nurse at HRHCare Yonkers, the Valentine Lane Health Center, has been awarded the June 2017 HRHCare 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. An HRHCare employee for five years this August, Jermaine Sooknanan became an LPN after spending eight years providing investment services for corporate executives worldwide at a financial services firm in Tarrytown, NY. In his more recent […]

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HRHCare Nurse Practitioner Residency Program Application Deadline Extended to June 15

HRHCare is pleased to announce that the application deadline for our Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Training Program has been extended until June 15. This residency program will provide intensive training in both the clinical complexity of family practice in the safety net setting, and training in the Patient Centered Medical Home model for primary care.  The year-long residency will incorporate significant rural/migrant health experience, and include a one-year employment commitment. HRHCare has partnered with Community Health Center, Inc. of Middletown, CT to develop this program. The primary goals of this program include: Increase access to quality primary care for underserved […]

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