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NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett Presented Grand Rounds on September 12th

Posted 09/16/14

Mary Bassett, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Health at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented at the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s September 12, 2014 Grand Rounds. Her presentation, entitled “Place Based Solutions to Neighborhood Health Disparities,” described the health department’s plan to reduce health disparities in NYC using […]

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Family Medicine Professionals

Posted 09/08/14

Family Medicine Professionals Lead, Practice, Teach The Institute for Family Health is a major community healthcare organization providing health care and training since 1983. We operate 19 full time and 8 part time federally qualified community health centers in New York City and the Mid -Hudson Valley. Serving over 90,000 patients, the Institute is a […]

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NY1 Highlights Teaching Health Centers, Featuring Drs. Neil Calman and Bamidele Olatunbosun

Posted 09/03/14

Drs. Neil Calman and Bamidele Olatunbosun were featured on a NY1 story on Teaching Health Centers. In 2011, the Institute received federal funding from HRSA to open a second Teaching Health Center program in New York State, located at its Family Health Center of Harlem, in the historic neighborhood of Harlem. The Institute also received […]

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El Instituto de Salud para la Familia en las noticias

Posted 09/03/14

En el 25 de agosto, el canal de noticias Univision reportó sobre los servicios de salud se ofrecemos aqui en el Instituto. El reportero se entrevistó a la Dra. Aimee Mankodi y entrenador de diabetes Leniza Tineo. También habló con una paciente del Centro de Salud de Harlem sobre los servicios y sus experiencias generales. […]

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The Institute Receives Funding to Strengthen Primary Care Infrastructure

Posted 08/18/14

The Institute received approximately $270,000 from the New York Community Trust, United Hospital Fund, and Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation to strengthen our care management infrastructure and related analytical and quality improvement capabilities. The Institute plans to use the funding to standardize use of a “shared care plan” that will be incorporated into a […]

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FREE Zumba classes offered at the Institute’s Family Health Center of Harlem

Posted 08/07/14

Did you know the Family Health Center of Harlem is offering FREE Zumba classes as part of Shape Up NYC? This heart-pumping workout helps you burn calories, increases your strength and improves your cardiovascular health. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun. Join us! When: Saturdays, 10-11am Where: Family Health Center of Harlem, 5th […]

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Council Member Ritchie Torres Pioneers Use of Discretionary Funding for HealthBucks

Posted 08/04/14

Bronx Health REACH is thrilled to announce that Council Member Ritchie Torres has earmarked $10,000 from the City’s 2015 budget for HealthBucks in District 15, and is the first member of the City Council to fund this program. HealthBucks is a program facilitated by the Department of Health, where coupons offering $2 toward fruits and […]

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The Institute Shares its Best Practices for Kiosk Utilization

Posted 07/09/14

In June 2013, the Institute for Family Health was awarded a Patient Engagement and Education Kiosk (PEEK) grant by the Fund for Public Health for New York. Since then, the Institute has installed computer kiosks in the waiting areas of each of its New York City sites to better engage our patients in their health […]

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Institute for Family Health Receives City Council Funding for Bronx Health Center Renovation

Posted 07/07/14

The Institute for Family Health was delighted to learn it would receive $534,000 to help furnish and equip the Stevenson Family Health Center, located at 731 White Plains Road in the Bronx. The award was announced by New York City Councilmember Annabel Palma at a press conference on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, attended by Bronx […]

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The Institute receives recognition for its cancer screening initiatives

Posted 06/23/14

The Institute was recently honored with awards for our cancer screening initiatives, which strive to ensure that preventive care is both affordable and timely. “Best Example” Award from FQHC Peers: The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), in partnership with the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) and the Island Peer […]

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