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The Institute Shares its Best Practices for Kiosk Utilization

July 9th, 2014

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 care and provide educational materials. Read the rest of this entry »

The Institute receives recognition for its cancer screening initiatives

June 23rd, 2014

The Institute was recently honored with awards for our cancer screening initiatives, which strive to ensure that preventive care is both affordable and timely. Read the rest of this entry »

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

June 18th, 2014

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. Read the rest of this entry »

The Institute Partners with Live Well Kingston

June 13th, 2014

“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. Read the rest of this entry »

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

June 6th, 2014

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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

June 2nd, 2014

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. Read the rest of this entry »

The Institute for Family Health Expands Diabetes Prevention and Education Services

April 1st, 2014

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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

March 28th, 2014

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Institute Staff at the Amsterdam Family Health Center Encourage Parents to Read to Children ‘Early and Often’ for Success in School

March 20th, 2014

Students from the River Park Nursery School visited the Institute for Family Health’s Amsterdam Family Health Center for a children’s book reading on March 18th. Read the rest of this entry »

The Institute’s Community HealthCorps® Program Wins #INSTALUM Contest

February 19th, 2014

The Community HealthCorps® program at the Institute for Family Health was one of the winners of the Community HealthCorps® #INSTALUM Contest. Our members, along with other volunteers, spent MLK Day cleaning up Spring Creek Park in Queens with NYC Parks Natural Areas Volunteers. Read the rest of this entry »