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First PPS Members Receive PCMH 2014 Recognition

First PPS Members Receive PCMH 2014 Recognition

In November, the Institute for Family Health became the first member organization in our PPS, and the first federally-qualified health center in New York State, to receive recognition as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home under NCQA’s strict 2014 standards. Three Acacia Network sites have also already achieved PCMH […]

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BPHC Projects Officially Kick Off on December 3rd

BPHC Projects Officially Kick Off on December 3rd

Many of BPHC’s projects have been gaining momentum over the last several months, and BPHC officially launches its ten projects on December 3rd. The first step toward PPS-wide DSRIP implementation is a DSRIP Launch Event, for BPHC member organizations that have a significant complement of primary care providers and participate […]

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ED Triage and Care Transitions Projects Kick Off

ED Triage and Care Transitions Projects Kick Off

BPHC’s projects are beginning to ramp up towards implementation, but at this point many are in different stages of implementation. Among the farthest along are the ED Triage and Care Transitions projects. Implementation for these two projects kicked off on Thursday, October 29th, when the projects’ Implementation Work Group convened […]

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November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness. To find outreach tools and resources about the many benefits of hospice and palliative care, please visit http://www.nhpco.org/hospice-month.