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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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Family Medicine Professionals

Posted 07/18/14

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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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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Dr. Neil Calman Accepts 2014 Primary Care Excellence Award from PCDC

Posted 06/18/14

New York, NY (June 12, 2014) – Dr. Neil Calman, the co-founder, president and CEO of the Institute for Family Health, articulated a vision for the future of primary care service delivery in New York on Monday night as he accepted an award from the Primary Care Development Corporation during their annual Spring gala. The […]

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The Institute Partners with Live Well Kingston

Posted 06/13/14

“The Institute is delighted to partner with Live Well Kingston, a new city-endorsed coalition coordinated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County focused on improving, promoting and supporting healthier lifestyle choices in Kingston.” According to a recent statement from Cornell Cooperative Extension, the coalition is building a better Kingston to walk, bike, eat and play. […]

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Institute for Family Health Physicians to be Recognized at NYS Academy of Family Physicians Congress

Posted 06/06/14

Two Institute for Family Health physicians, Dr. Mark Josefski and Dr. Linda Prine, will be recognized for their extraordinary accomplishments by the New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP) at this weekend’s Annual Congress of Delegates. Dr. Josefski will be appointed the new president of NYSAFP for the 2014-2015 year and Dr. Prine will […]

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