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HRHCare Rockland Operations Manager Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Nyack, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Vanesa Martinez, Operations Manager for the Rockland County HRHCare health centers in Haverstraw, Spring Valley, and the newly opened Nyack location, has been awarded the December 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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. Vanesa Martinez joined the HRHCare family five years ago, shortly after graduating from college. While she initially considered becoming an elementary school teacher, she quickly […]

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Yonkers Midwife Receives HRHCare Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Yonkers, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Sofia Campbell, CNM, from the HRHCare Park Care Health Center in Yonkers has been awarded the November 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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 midwife at HRHCare for the past six years, Sofia Campbell has served patients at Health Centers in both Peekskill and Yonkers. Known for her compassion, generosity, and positive spirit, Ms. Campbell was recently […]

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Mayor Rob Rolison and Senator Sue Serino Visit New HRHCare Community Health Center in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie, NY – On Thursday, November 10th, Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison and New York State Senator Sue Serino, along with representatives from the offices of Representative Sean Patrick Maloney and Assemblyman Frank Skartados, participated in a tour of the newly opened HRHCare Community Health Center, located at 75 Washington Street. Led by HRHCare President and CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, the tour gave the Mayor, Senator, and other guests a chance to see the state-of-the-art facility and learn more about the high-quality services for which HRHCare is known. At the conclusion of the tour, Senator Serino and Michael Limperopulos, District […]

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HRHCare Foundation Raises Nearly Quarter Million Dollars at 12th Annual Cornucopia

Chappaqua, NY – HRHCare Community Health, one of largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country, hosted its 12th Annual Cornucopia Benefit on Saturday, October 15th. Held at the farm-to-table restaurant Crabtree’s Kittle House  in Chappaqua, the event raised nearly $250,000 while recognizing the more than 40 year history of HRHCare providing quality health care to those in need, and looking to the future of the growing health care needs of the state.  Funds raised at Cornucopia will go toward the HRHCare Foundation’s efforts to supporting the organization in providing comprehensive primary and preventive health care to people in need throughout […]

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Elba Bizoni Receives HRHCare Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Elba Bizoni, HRHCare Operations Manager, has been awarded the October 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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 member of the HRHCare family for the past seven years, Elba Bizoni is the Operations Manager for the HRHCare Health Centers at Walden, Goshen and New Paltz. This year however, two unique sites were entrusted to her care with the […]

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HRHCare VP of Behavioral Health Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Lorna Johnson, LCSW-R, VP of Behavioral Health, has been awarded the Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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. For the past 27 years, Lorna Johnson has shown unparalleled dedication to the mission of HRHCare and gone above and beyond to advocate for the needs of her patients. A licensed social worker and administrator who has exemplified excellence in every […]

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Riverhead Health Center Wins HRHCare Planetree Innovation Award

Riverhead, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that the HRHCare Health Center at Riverhead will be presented with a Planetree Award for Innovation in Patient Care. This award is presented by the HRHCare Planetree Institute to exemplary staff who find new ways to advocate for patients and create innovative ways for them to access high quality and affordable health care. During a snowstorm in early 2016, Anne Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of HRHCare, paid a visit to the Riverhead Health Center. The staff took this opportunity to show her the outdoor central atrium, then covered with […]

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HRHCare Alamo Homework Club Kicks Off Fifth Year

Goshen, NY – Last month the HRHCare Alamo Farmworker Community Center at Goshen kicked off this academic year’s Homework Club program for local children.  Author Maryanne Maggio Hanisch gave a special reading of her book “Go Now! With Professor Questa to Dinosaur National Monument” before signing copies for the 25 Homework Club students and their families. HRHCare initiated the Alamo Homework Club five years ago to offer much needed academic support to children from local farmworker families. The Homework Club meets each Tuesday from September to June at 4:30 PM and is staffed entirely by volunteers, many of whom are […]

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HRHCare Telecommunications Manager Receives Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Telecommunications Manager Patrick Thompson has been awarded the September 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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. Patrick Thompson, known as Pat to his colleagues, can be relied upon time after time to support teams across the HRHCare network in optimizing their responsiveness to patients calling the Health Centers. A member of the HRHCare family for 11 years, Pat […]

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Brentwood Dentist Receives HRHCare Planetree Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Brentwood, NY – HRHCare Community Health is pleased to announce that Derik Stucker, DDS, from the HRHCare Health Center at Brentwood has been awarded the August 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for Excellence in Patient Care. The HRHCare 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 HRHCare dentist since 2013, Derik Stucker came to the area after serving patients at a community health center in southern New Mexico as well as in Niagara Falls, New York. Wherever there has been a […]

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