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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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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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The Brookings Institute Features the Institute in an Article about Accountable Care Organizations

Posted 06/02/14

The Up Front blog from the Brookings Institute recently featured FamilyHealthACO, a new “accountable care organization” founded by the Institute and two other federally qualified health centers, Open Door Family Medical Center and Hudson River HealthCare.The article includes commentary from the Institute’s President & CEO Dr. Neil Calman. FamilyHealth ACO was designated a Medicare Accountable […]

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The Institute’s Dr. Neil Calman to be Honored at PCDC’s 20th Anniversary Gala

Posted 04/07/14

PCDC will hold its 20th Anniversary Spring Gala on June 9, 2014 from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. This year PCDC celebrates 20 years of working with organizations and individuals who are on the cutting edge of the healthcare movement. The 2014 Spring Gala is a significant opportunity to recognize […]

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The Institute for Family Health Expands Diabetes Prevention and Education Services

Posted 04/01/14

The Institute for Family Health was recently awarded renewed status as an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This designation ensures that all patients receive access to critical diabetes education services at all Institute health centers. Diabetes education teaches patients with, or at risk for diabetes, how to manage their […]

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The New York State Health Insurance Marketplace closed on March 31st!

Posted 03/28/14

If you did not apply for private insurance by March 31, you cannot apply this year and will need to wait until the Insurance Marketplace opens again for coverage next year. However, you may apply for Medicaid and Child Health Plus at any time during the year. The Institute for Family Health continues to offer […]

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