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HRHCare Earns Perfect Score from Health Resources Services Administration

PEEKSKILL, NY – HRHCare, a nonprofit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities from the Catskills and Hudson Valley to Long Island, received a perfect score for its care delivery after a recent site operational visit from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRHCare’s perfect score – meeting 19 out of 19 standards – is a reflection of HRHCare’s dedication to meeting all applicable Federal, state, and local laws and regulations in its delivery of care and services. HRSA is the primary federal agency responsible for improving access to health care, […]

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HRHCare at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to support the Mattituck Lions Club 61st Annual Strawberry Festival on June 20th and 21st. More than a dozen HRHCare AmeriCorps members and volunteers will be present to offer free blood pressure screenings and distribute information on the seven HRHCare Health Centers in Suffolk County. The HRHCare booth will also provide games, giveaways and general health information for visitors to the festival. For 61 years the Mattituck Lions Club […]

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Tomando Control de su Salud in Haverstraw

The HRHCare Health Center at Haverstraw will be offering Tomando Control de su Salud, a free six week community-based workshop series given entirely in Spanish beginning on June 11th. These workshops will be facilitated by two certified leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals and living with a chronic disease themselves. Workshop topics will include healthy eating; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance; managing depression; appropriate use of medication; effective communication with loved ones and health professionals; relaxation techniques; appropriate use of the health care system; evaluation of new treatments; and better breathing techniques. […]

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HRHCare Offers Free Living Healthy with Diabetes Course in Copiague

Amityville, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is offering a free six-week Healthy Choices NY workshop series entitled Living Healthy with Diabetes beginning June 2nd at Bethel AME Church in Copiague, NY. This workshop series, peer-led by Donna Moodie and Judy Clarke, is designed to help individuals living with diabetes and their loved ones live a full and healthy life. A range of diabetes-related topics will be discussed, including better food and exercise choices; understanding new treatment options; […]

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Peekskill Accountant Wins Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that Charan Johnson, an HRHCare payroll accountant based in Peekskill, will be presented with a Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. HRHCare’s 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. An employee of the organization for 17 years, Charan Johnson has become an integral and beloved […]

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HRHCare Welcomes NYS Comptroller to the Alamo Health Center at Goshen

HRHCare was very proud to welcome New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli to our HRHCare Alamo Health and Farmworker Community Centers at Goshen during his tour of the Black Dirt Region on May 19th. With a desire to learn more about farming in New York State first hand from agricultural workers, the Comptroller was able to have a discussion with several HRHCare staff members about the numerous medical, dental and outreach services we provide to the migrant farmworker community. He was then given a tour of the Alamo led by Kathy Brieger, Chief of Human Resources and Executive Director of […]

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Kathy Brieger Honored by the Migrant Clinicians Network

Congratulations to our very own Kathy Brieger, Chief of Human Resources and Executive Director of the Planetree Learning Institute at HRHCare, on being honored as one of the 30 Clinicians Making a Difference by the Migrant Clinicians Network! In commemoration of its 30th anniversary, the Migrant Clinicians network is celebrating the work of 30 individuals who have dedicated their lives to migrant health from across the globe. Associated with our organization for nearly 30 years herself, Kathy Brieger originally came to HRHCare as a Nutritionist assigned to the Migrant Outreach program. She has worn many hats while at HRHCare but […]

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HRHCare Becomes Partner in Suffolk Care Collaborative

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is pleased to announce its inclusion as a partner in the Suffolk Care Collaborative, the Performing Provider System for Suffolk County under the Delivery Reforms Incentive Program (DSRIP). James Sinkoff, Executive Vice President and CFO of HRHCare, has also been appointed to serve on the newly formed panel. Led by Stony Brook Medicine, the Suffolk Care Collaborative has resulted from the recent partnership of thousands of health care delivery partners across […]

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National Nurses Week

Wishing a very happy National Nurses Week to all of our HRHCare nurses! Let’s remember to thank the nurses in our lives for the incredibly important role they play in delivering health care to our families and communities.

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HRHCare and Sharon Hospital Offer Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Course

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is partnering with Sharon Hospital to offer a free six-week Healthy Choices NY workshop series on chronic disease self-management beginning June 12th in Sharon, Connecticut. This workshop is open to all adults and their caregivers dealing with any ongoing health condition including diabetes, pain, arthritis, memory loss, depression and high blood pressure. The two and a half hour group discussions will include topics such as use of medication, discovering better food […]

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