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HRHCare Assumes Leadership of Three Suffolk County Community Health Centers

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, has recently assumed leadership of three community health centers in Suffolk County. In September HRHCare assumed leadership of the Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center in Wyandanch, followed by the Marilyn Shellabarger Health Center in Shirley and the Health Center at Patchogue in early November. HRHCare employees from both the Hudson Valley and Long Island were joined by several volunteers from Stony Brook University to assist in the transition process and […]

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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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HRHCare Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Joyce Morse to Health Center in Hudson

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 pleased to announce that Family Nurse Practitioner Joyce Morse has joined the health care team at the HRHCare Health Center in Hudson. Having previously provided care for patients at HRHCare Health Center sites in Pine Plains and Poughkeepsie, Morse has joined James Weidel, FNP, in caring for more than 600 patients served by the Hudson Health Center. “I am so happy to be working with everyone here at the […]

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Coram to Host Holiday Auction and Fundraiser

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 pleased to announce that the HRHCare Elsie Owens Health Center in Coram will host a Holiday Auction and Fundraiser on Saturday, November 8th. This family event will be held at St. Michael’s Community Center in Medford and will benefit local families in need this holiday season. The auction, a raffle-like event where each item has its own “hat” from which to draw the winning ticket, will feature festive items […]

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HRHCare’s HealthCorps: Blood Cancer Research & Awareness

HRHCare’s Community HealthCorps® Members Walk to Raise Funds for Blood Cancer Research and Awareness   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 several members of their Community HealthCorps®, the largest national health-focused AmeriCorps program in the country, will participate in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Westchester Walk.   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, founded in 1949, is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, […]

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Planetree Award for Excellence – Lonnie Parker

HRHCare Staff Member Wins Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care   Peekskill, NY – HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), 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 facilities staff member Lonnie Parker 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 healthcare more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all.   Known throughout the Health Center in Peekskill for his […]

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HRHCare Joint Venture with CBHS

HRHCare Joint Venture with Coordinated Behavioral Health Services   Peekskill, NY –HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare) and Coordinated Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) have jointly formed an independent practice association (“IPA”) to facilitate the integration of their services and provide a framework for value-based contracting under New York State’s Behavioral Health Medicaid Managed Care redesign initiatives and as a partner organization under the State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (“DSRIP”) Program.   Clinical integration of primary care and behavioral health providers is critical to the success of both of these initiatives. The State’s vision for Behavioral Health Medicaid Managed Care is fully […]

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HRHCare Officially Breaks Ground

    HRHCare Officially Breaks Ground for New Addition to the Peekskill Health Center Serving the community for 40 years. Building a home for 40 more. 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, broke ground this week for a new addition to their first health center location in Peekskill, founded nearly 40 years ago. Executives from HRHCare were joined by Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina and other elected officials to celebrate this milestone for HRHCare and the entire […]

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HRHCare Offers Living Healthy With Diabetes Course in Suffolk County

Coram, 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 organizing a free six-week Healthy Choices NY education program, in collaboration with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, for people living with diabetes starting on October 2nd.   The Living Healthy with Diabetes workshops will help you with:   Finding practical ways to deal with sick days, fatigue and pain. Discovering better food and exercise choices. Understanding new treatment choices. Learning better ways to talk with your doctor and loved […]

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HRHCare Offers Free Healthy Choices NY Workshop Series in New Rochelle

New Rochelle, 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 organizing a free six-week Healthy Choices NY workshop series in New Rochelle for adults and caregivers dealing with any ongoing health condition such as Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Pain, Arthritis, Memory Loss, Depression and High Blood Pressure. This series will be held each Wednesday beginning on October 8th.   The Healthy Choices six-week programs are free of charge and meet once a week in a small group. They provide support […]

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