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HRHCare CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, Inducted into the NACHC Grassroots Advocacy Hall of Fame

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare, one of largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country, announced today that its President and CEO – who has been with HRHCare for 38 of its 40 years of existence – has been inducted into the National Association of Community Health Centers Grassroots Advocacy Hall of Fame, and was included in the ‘2015 Recipients for Distinguished Service and Contributions’ portion of the CHCANYS Annual Awards Dinner. The NACHC Grassroots Advocacy Hall of Fame members have all made lasting contributions to ensuring the creation, survival, and strength of health centers and the community health […]

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HRHCare Hosts World AIDS Day Art Show in Amityville to Increase Awareness Around Ending HIV/AIDS

Amityville Community Health Facility Featured Local Artists to Promote HIV Preventive Measures. Amityville, 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, hosted a World AIDS Day Art Show at the HRHCare Maxine S, Postal Tri-Community Health Center at Amityville, NY on December 1st. The show displayed 27 works from local artists, including two HRHCare staff members. All the works depicted the struggle of the HIV/AIDs community and the obligation we all share to support them. All of the CBOs serving […]

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Executive Assistant Nicolas Butty Wins 4th Quarter Planetree Innovation Award

Tarrytown, 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 Executive Assistant Nicolas Butty will be presented with the 2015 4th Quarter Planetree Spirit Award for Innovation in Patient Care. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary employees who find new ways to advocate for patients and create innovative ways for them to access high quality and affordable health care. An Executive Assistant at the HRHCare Tarrytown Office, Nicolas (Nico) Butty […]

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HRHCare Regional Practice Manager to Receive Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Poughkeepsie, 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 Sherry Wyckoff, MPH, Regional Practice Manager in Dutchess and Columbia Counties, will be presented with the December 2015 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. The Regional Practice Manager for HRHCare’s northernmost Health centers in Poughkeepsie, […]

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EMR Trainer Wins Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health, a nonprofit, New York State-licensed, federally qualified health care organization that provides primary care and other health services to underserved communities in the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is pleased to announce that Jessia Leonard, an EMR trainer, has earned its 3rd quarter 2015 Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care. The HRHCare Planetree Institute, established in 2012 to train HRHCare staff to deliver empathetic, patient-centered health care services, confers the innovation award on employees who develop ideas resulting in significant improvements for patients and coworkers in areas such as access to care, quality […]

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First HRHCare ‘Day of Health’ Draws Over 70 Long Island Agricultural Workers for Free Health Assessments

HRHCare’s Agricultural Health Fund Increases Health Care Access for Agricultural Workers and Their Families RIVERHEAD, 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, hosted a first ever “Day of Health” at two vineyards in Long Island’s North Fork this week, providing free, much-needed primary care services to the chronically underserved workforce in the area. Held at Shinn Estate Vineyards in Mattituck and Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, the inaugural day of health reached more than 70 Long Island agricultural workers, providing […]

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HRHCare Co-Sponsors Hidden Diseases Community Forum on HIV, Hepatitis C and STIs in Peekskill

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, will sponsor a community dinner and forum on December 2nd entitled Hidden Diseases: HIV, Hepatitis C and STIs; What Congregations Need to Know! Co-sponsored by The Hudson Valley Regional Committee of the AIDS Institute’s Faith Communities Project, the Health & Education Ministry of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, the Peekskill Area Pastors Association and the Peekskill Branch of the NAACP, this forum will take place at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Peekskill […]

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Patchogue Patient Representative Wins Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Patchogue, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), 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 Kathleen Moloney, a patient representative at the HRHCare Health Center at Patchogue, 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. A medical receptionist and intake clerk at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in […]

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Eunice Hoolihan, MD, to See Patients at Atrium Health Center at Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie, 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 that Family Medicine Physician Eunice Hoolihan, MD, will now be seeing patients at the HRHCare Atrium Health Center at Poughkeepsie. Already serving patients at the HRHCare Health Center at Beacon, Dr. Hoolihan will be a welcome addition to the HRHCare team in Poughkeepsie. Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Hoolihan is fluent in both Spanish and English. She is a graduate of the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas […]

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HRHCare Signs ‘80% by 2018’ Pledge with American Cancer Society to Eliminate Colorectal Cancer

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare, one of the largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country, yesterday announced its participation in the ‘80% by 2018’ pledge in a ceremony at their flagship facility. Part of an initiative by the American Cancer Society, Center for Disease Control and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, the pledge is a commitment to regularly screen 80% of adults over 50 for colorectal cancer. HRHCare Chief of Clinical Quality and Physician Leadership Development Dr. Sophia McIntyre and HRHCare Chairman of the Board Hon. Alan Steiner signed the pledge today with Dr. Alvaro Carrascal, Vice President […]

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