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Lester Bussey, MD, Named “2014 Favorite Doc” by Hudson Valley Parent Magazine

Congratulations to our own Lester Bussey, MD, of the HRHCare Livingston Street Health Center in Poughkeepsie on being recognized as a “2014 Favorite Doc” by Hudson Valley Parent magazine! Those health professionals honored are nominated by their own patients for going above and beyond their expectations and providing exceptional healthcare. Dr. Bussey is admired by his Poughkeepsie patients and colleagues not only for his top quality medical expertise but also for serving as an incredible role model in delivering patient-centered care. Thank you, Dr. Bussey, for your continued outstanding service; and thanks to our incredible HRHCare patients for making this […]

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Free Spanish-Language Mejor Vida Health Course in Spring Valley

HRHCare is pleased to announce that our first six-week Mejor Vida Program, a Healthy Choices New York self-management course given entirely in Spanish, will be offered free of charge in Spring Valley starting on January 27th. This community-based workshop will tackle topics such as healthy eating; exercise; managing depression; appropriate use of medication; effective communication with family and health professionals; relaxation techniques; how to navigate the health care system; and new health treatment evaluation. Each participant in the workshop will receive a copy of the companion book Tomando Control de su Salud, an audio relaxation CD and an audio exercise […]

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Alamo Farmworkers Community Center Hosts Second Annual Holiday Store

The HRHCare Alamo Farmworkers Community Center is proud to announce their second annual Holiday Store for farmworkers and their families on December 20th and 21st! Through this program farmworkers and their families are able to purchase gifts at a highly discounted rate, approximately 10% of the estimated price, with all of the proceeds used to support additional programs directly serving the same community. Last year the program was extremely successful, reaching over 130 families. The Alamo is need of donations of new, unwrapped gifts for the entire family as well as monetary donations to support the store. Some of the […]

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LIHC Awarded the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) Contract

HRHCare is pleased to announce that the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council, an extension of the Long Island Health Collaborative in which HRHCare is a participant, was awarded the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) contract for the Long Island region by the New York State Department of Health; a total award of $2.4 million for a period of two years. The goal of the PHIP is to promote the “Triple Aim” of better care, better population health and lower health care costs. The PHIP contractors will convene meetings of local stakeholders and provide a neutral forum for identifying, sharing, disseminating and helping […]

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HRHCare Patient Representative Wins Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare, Inc.), a nonprofit, federally qualified healthcare system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that patient representative Trafina Ceja will be presented with the Planetree Innovation Award. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary employees who find new ways to advocate for patients and provide them with high quality and affordable health care. As a new staff member at the HRHCare Health Center in New Paltz, Trafina Ceja has already become an incredibly valuable asset to […]

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HRHCare Hudson Health Center Patient Care Partner Wins Planetree 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 Sally Mullaney, a patient care partner at HRHCare’s Health Center in Hudson, will be presented with a Planetree 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. Known for her breadth of knowledge and dedication to patient advocacy, Sally Mullaney serves […]

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HRHCare’s Wilfredo Morel Appointed to Governor Cuomo’s Task Force to End AIDS Epidemic

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, federally qualified health care system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has appointed Wilfredo Morel, Director of Hispanic Health at HRHCare, to join a Task Force that will work to implement the plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York. The Task Force, staffed by experts and community advocates from across the state, will support the effort to reduce the number of new HIV infections and will perform public outreach and […]

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HRHCare Celebrates Three Kings Day in Beacon, Poughkeepsie and Peekskill

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, federally qualified health care system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, will hold their annual Three Kings Day celebrations in Beacon, Poughkeepsie and Peekskill in early January, 2015. These free events, supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts Folk Arts Program, are open to all and include traditional celebratory practices from multiple Latin American and Caribbean countries. With a strong dedication to celebrating the cultural heritage of its diverse patient population, the Three Kings Day events […]

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Winter Health Center Closings

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Winter Weather Advisory – Health Center Closings   Amenia Health Center – Closed at 1:30PM Beacon Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM Dover Plains Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM The Alamo Health Center (Goshen) – Closed at 12:00PM Hudson Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM Monticello Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM New Paltz Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM Peekskill Health Center – Closed at 3:00PM Pine Plains Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM Poughkeepsie Atrium Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM Poughkeepsie Partnership Health Center – Closed at 12:00PM Poughkeepsie Livingston Health Center […]

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HRHCare OB/GYN Nurse Wins Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, federally qualified health care system offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to announce that OB/GYN Nurse Cheryl Chambers will be presented with a Planetree 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. As a registered nurse at one of HRHCare’s newest sites, the Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center in Wyandanch, Chambers came […]

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