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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 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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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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HRHCare Yonkers Nurse Manager 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 Handumanan Sy, Nurse Manager of the HRHCare Park Care Health Center at Yonkers, 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 part of the HRHCare family for nearly four years, Handumanan Sy, […]

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Four HRHCare Health Centers Receive NCQA Level 3 PCMH Recognition

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 the HRHCare Health Center at Hudson, the HRHCare Livingston Street Health Center at Poughkeepsie, the HRHCare Maxine S. Postal Tri-Community Health Center at Amityville and the HRHCare Kraus Family Health Center at Southampton have all received the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition. The highest PCMH ranking available, this recognition solidifies these four health centers, along with the 18 […]

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HRHCare Launches Coram Community Walking Club

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 excited to announce the launch of the Coram Community Walks program with a Kick-off Fun Walk on Monday, May 4th. With the proven success of walking clubs at other Health Centers throughout the HRHCare network, The HRHCare Elsie Owens Health Center at Coram is proud to join in the effort of encouraging group walking as a fun and significant step towards better health. Coram Community Walks will meet every Monday […]

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HRHCare Patient Navigator Wins Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care

  Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare, Inc.), 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 Patient Navigator Sabrina Rose 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 find new ways to advocate for patients and create innovative ways for them to access high quality and affordable health care. A Patient Navigator at the HRHCare Atrium Health Center at Poughkeepsie, Sabrina Rose has […]

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HRHCare Partners with The LOFT and Center Lane to Provide LGBT Community Services 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, has announced a partnership with The LOFT: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Services Center and Westchester Jewish Community Services’ Center Lane LGBTQ Youth Center to offer monthly support groups for LGBT youth, adults and seniors beginning April 8th. The HRHCare Health Center at Peekskill will host these monthly group meetings facilitated by The LOFT and Center Lane in their second floor Founders Room, giving HRHCare patients and other community members […]

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HRHCare Peekskill Operations Coordinator 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 Jaslyn Mesa, Operations Coordinator of the HRHCare Health Center at 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. Joining the HRHCare family as a full-time employee in 2007, Jaslyn Mesa brought with […]

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HRHCare Joins National Campaign Celebrating Community Health Centers’ 50 Years of Saving Lives

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 joining the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) in celebrating the success of the Community Health Center Movement. 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty led to the opening of the nation’s first Community Health Centers in Boston and the Mississippi Delta. Today that pilot project has evolved into the largest and most successful primary health care system in the United States. Health centers now serve [...]Read more
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