Priority Area: Access to Quality Health Care - Strategies and Partners Matrix

County Collaborating Hospitals Collaborating Counties Specific Focus Area Strategies and/or Interventions Partners
  • Albany Medical Center
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Ellis Hospital
  • Northeast Health
  • Samaritan Hospital
  • Seton Health
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • St. Peter's Health Care Services
  • Rensselaer
  • Schenectady
The goal of the Healthy Capital District Initiative (HCDI) is to make a measureable and sustainable improvement in the public health of the Capital Region through a reduction of non-urgent ED visits and increased engagement with primary care physicians. To accomplish this goal, the HCDI will:
  • Increase the number of adults with health care coverage.
  • Increase the number of adults with a regular health provider.
  • Increase the number of adults who have seen a dentist in the past year.
  • Increase the proportion of cancers detected in an early stage.
  1. Develop systematic solutions to mitigate the trend of over-use of EDs for ambulatory care sensitive conditions.
  2. Encourage patients to establish medical homes for primary/preventive care and choose the appropriate levels of care for their health needs, reducing the use of emergency services for non-urgent care needs.
  3. Improve access to urgent care.
The membership of the HCDI includes:
  • Albany County Department of Health
  • Albany Medical Center
  • Catholic Charities of the Catholic Diocese of Albany
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan
  • Ellis Hospital
  • Fidelis Care New York
  • Northeast Health Samaritan Hospital/Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Rensselaer County Department of Health
  • Schenectady County Public Health Services
  • Senior Whole Health
  • Seton Health/St. Mary’s Hospital
  • St. Peter’s Health Care Services
  • Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center
  • United Health Services
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital
  1. Increase healthcare coverage
  2. Increase access to mental health services
  3. Increase access to prescription medications
  1. Coordinate approach to the administration of grant-funded educational and service programs (private and government funded) through community coalitions.
  2. Work with the local service providers and agencies to increase coverage to address community needs.
  3. Use facilitated enrollment for insurance products for which individuals may be eligible.
  4. Refine care models to maximize delivery of mental health/ behavioral health services across continuum of care and in various delivery settings.
  5. Utilize allied health professionals.
  6. Expand linkages with Binghamton University to increase service learning and community-based projects.
  7. Explore grant funding opportunities and evidence-based strategies for increasing access to mental health services.
  8. Develop an implementation strategy to replicate successful services and programs throughout the service area.
  9. Increase the coordination of pharmacy safety net programs.
  10. Educate providers about about prescription assistance programs (PAPS) and prescribing practices.
  11. Increase awareness of PAPs and expand number of programs and organizations that will assist patients to complete applications.
  • Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network of South Central New York
  • Southern Tier Health Link
  • Action for Older Persons
  • Rural Health Network of South Central New York
  • Community Alternative Systems Agency (CASA)
  • Broome Cover the Uninsured Week Coalition
  • Communities Joined in Action
  • Dr. Garabed A. Fattal Community Free Clinic
  • Binghamton VA Outpatient Clinic
  • Broome County Department of Social Services
  • Mental health service providers
  • Homeless Coalition
  • Law enforcement
  • Pharmacies and Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Bertrand Chaffee Memorial Hospital
  • Olean General Hospital
  • TriCounty Memorial Hospital
  • Southern Tier Health Care System
Allegany Reduce caries in 3rd grade children
  1. Continue to offer dental hygiene programs to all pre-school, day care and school-age children and staff.
  2. Educate WIC families on the importance of proper dental hygiene.
  3. Offer brush-and-paste yearly to every child served.
  • Regional Dental Committee facilitated by Southern Tier Health Care System
  • 8th District Dental Society
  • TLC Health Network
  • Brooks Memorial Hospital
  • WCA Hospital
  • Westfield Memorial Hospital
  Increase health care coverage
  1. All partnering organizations will continue to refer uninsured and underinsured clients to the GetCovered Helpline.
  2. Help people find affordable healthcare coverage and give them access to needed health care services.
  • Chautauqua County Health Network (CCHN)
  • Local hospitals
  • Providers
  • Chautauqua County Department of Social Services
  • Community service agencies
Chenango Chenango Memorial Hospital    
  1. Chenango County Public Health Department, the lead service provider for NY Connects Chenango, operates the Children With Special Needs Program, and partners with Chenango Health Network to ensure access to public insurance programs through facilitated enrollment.
  2. Conducts outreach activities through home visits, health clinics and educational events.
  3. Contracts with Chenango Memorial Hospital for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
  4. Administers a rabies prevention program.
  • Chenango Health Network
  • Insurers
  • CVPH Medical Center
  • Alice Hyde Medical Center
  • Adirondack Medical Center
  • Elizabethtown Medical Center
Essex Dental care Promote access to local dental health clinic for the Medicaid population.
  • CVPH Medical Center
  • Department of Child and Family Services
Cortland Cortland Regional Medical Center (CRMC)    
  1. Continue identifying uninsured population through collaboration with the Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network, CRMC and local provider offices.
  2. Assure adequate number of providers in the community through a 5-year physician recruitment plan.
  3. Take an in-depth look at which services are currently provided, where there are specialty gaps and which physicians will soon retire to inform physician recruitment.
  4. Seven Valleys Health Coalition will apply for grant funding to support an improved public transportation system.
  • Cortland Regional Medical Center
  • Seven Valleys Health Coalition (SVHC)
  • MICAH (Moving in Congregations Acting in Hope)
  • Cortland Area Communities That Care: schools and community-based health clinics
  • Single Point of Accountability Program
  • Local medical providers
  • Delaware Valley Hospital
  • O'Connor Hospital
  • Margaretville Memorial Hospital
  • Tri-Town Regional Hospital
  1. Transportation
  2. Access to cancer screening
  3. Telehealth
  1. Work with a consultant through New York Connects Advisory Council to develop draft comprehensive transportation plan.
  2. Conduct community multi-media campaigns (website, radio, press releases).
  3. Recruit medical providers to participate in the Cancer Screening Services Program.
  4. Delaware County Public Health nurses will teach patients to use telehealth equipment and monitor their health. Telehealth will be promoted through MD office presentations and a media campaign.
  • New York Connects Advisory council, which includes, hospitals, nursing homes, Office for Aging and community agencies
  • Cancer Screening Services of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  1. MCH Services
  2. Facilitiated Enrollment
  1. Collaborate with at least 3 providers to close gaps in prenatal care and facilitate enrollment into primary care.
  2. Provide education and outreach to child-bearing women through referrals and home visits and linking to existing ante/postpartum services.
  3. Increase awareness of availability and access to prescription drugs, CHPlus and FH Plus.
  • Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network and their membership
  • OB/GYN doctors
  • Hospitals
  • Adirondack Medical Center
  • Alice Hyde Medical Center
  • CVPH Medical Center
  • Elizabethtown Medical Center
  • Inter-Lakes Hospital (Moses Ludington)
  • Clinton
  • Franklin
  1. Increase insurance coverage.
  2. Improve supply and distribution of physicians and other providers.
  3. Increase provision of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services.
  4. Hospitals are the leaders for this priority and will work to bring partners together to coordinate an approach.
  • Hospitals
  • Providers
  • Community-based organizations
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Government agencies
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Schools
  • Insurance providers
  • Rural health networks
  • Businesses
  • CVPH Medical Center
  • Adirondack Medical Center
  • Elizabethtown Medical Center
  • Inter-Lakes Hospital (Moses Ludington)
  • Clinton
  • Essex
  1. Facilitate training and local efforts for communities to gain understanding of and support for medical home and facilitate referrals to community resources.
  2. Work toward single point of entry.
  3. Develop coordinated approach to access including the patient-centered medical home model.
  4. Educate providers on resources that encourage and assist patients to find a medical home.
  5. Provide data and identify potential gaps.
  • Adirondack Medical Center
  • CVPH Medical Center
  • Alice Hyde Medical Center
  • Hudson Headwaters Health Network
  • United Memorial Medical Center
  • Lake Plains Community Care Network
  • Medina Medical Hospital
  • Wyoming County Health Care System
  • Community organizations
  • Local medical practices
Wyoming   Genesee County Health Department will provide outreach to the community by education through the various media outlets, outreach to schools, local organizations and collaboration with partners.  
Greene   Columbia Increase health care coverage and number of providers. Support the development of new urgent care facility and facilitated enrollment.
  • Columbia County Healthcare Consortium
  • Local government
  • Businesses
  • Hospital administration
  • Health care providers
  • Little Falls Hospital
  • Bassett Healthcare
  • Faxton-St. Luke's Hospital
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital
Oneida Prenatal care
  1. Increase access to prenatal care, as prenatal care and specialty care are markedly less available to county residents compared to other NYS residents in other counties.
  2. Herkimer County Public Health will attempt to support the Little Falls Hospital cancer screening outreach; St. Elizabeth hospital to increase mental health opportunities; and Faxton-St. Luke’s Hospital to implement one-stop OB care.
  3. Little Falls Hospital will collaborate with the Bassett Cancer Institute and the Cancer Services Program of Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties to increase access to cancer screenings, especially in remote areas, such as Salisbury, Stark and Webb.
  4. Little Falls Hospital will collaborate with the Herkimer County Department of Public Health, Herkimer County HealthNet, Inc., local schools, primary care clinics and community organizations to expand early prenatal care educational materials available at community events, health fairs and school-based programs.
  • Little Falls Hospital
  • Bassett Healthcare
  • Faxton-St. Luke's Hospital
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital
  • Local schools
  • Primary care clinics
  • Community organizations
  • Samaritan Medical Center
  • Carthage Area Hospital
  Increase number of people with healthcare providers
  1. Develop brochure to assist worksites in getting employees to opt in to insurance programs.
  2. Promote and educate residents about various options available.
  3. Provide opportunities for facilitated enrollers to engage public.
  4. Continue practice of having DSS on site once a week for MOMS enrollment.
  5. Educate elected officials about options available.
  6. Educate 5 worksites annually.
  7. Market cancer screening programs via the web, food pantries, and churches.
  • Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization
  • North Country Children’s Clinic
  • Samaritan Medical Center
  • Carthage Area Hospital
  • River Hospital
  • North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council
  • Physicians
  • Oneida Healthcare Center
  • Community Memorial Hospital
  • Oneida
  • Herkimer
  1. Programs are making referrals to facilitated enrollers, Medicaid, medical home, PCAP/MOMS programs, and prenatal care providers for family health, primary, preventive and prenatal care.
  2. Participate in CNY dental coalition to increase access to dental services.
  3. Participate in Healthy Living Partnership and make referrals for breast, cervical and colorectal screening and treatment for low-income women.
  4. Participate in REACH CNY perinatal network, a referral and outreach for prenatal care and pediatric care (family health prenatal care, primary and preventive care).
  • Hospitals
  • Health care providers and clinics
  • Community agencies
  • Governmental agencies
Montgomery St. Mary's Hospital and Nursing Home    
  1. Increase access to care for early diagnosis and preventive interventions.
  2. Help to facilitate transportation assistance for patients to get to their providers.
  3. Increase availability and access to needed programs and services
  4. Improve knowledge of good health practices through education.
  • Cancer Services Program Coalition
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • Community General Hospital
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Madison
  • Oswego
  • Oneida
  • Cortland
  • Cayuga
  • Tompkins
  1. Develop a systematic approach to the provision of care to refugee populations of all ages with an emphasis on the maternal and child health services system. This will require additional focused data collection to characterize the refugee population(s) and the current service system serving them. Gaps and barriers will be identified and strategies to address these will be developed. This project is a practice-based strategy that lends itself to the identification of collaborative relationships, building on existing programs, as well as the development of a model for refugee care that may be exported to other communities.
  2. Identify uninsured children in the Syracuse City School District and provide eligible children and their families with Facilitated Enrollment services.
  3. The Onondaga County Health Department will convene a workgroup to develop strategies for additional school-based initiatives.
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center
  • University Hospital
  • Syracuse City School District
  • Community General Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • Clifton Springs Hospital
  • FF Thompson Hospital
  • Geneva General Hospital
  • Seneca
  • Schuyler
  • Steuben
  • Yates
  • Wayne
  1. Analyze best practice models to enhance access to care for Ontario County residents.
  2. Based on research, implement strategies to help Ontario County residents identify and regularly access medical and preventive health care services.
  • S2AY Rural Health Network Hospital
  • Geneva General Hospital
  • FF Thompson Hospital
  • Clifton Springs Hospitals
  • Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency
  • Chemung County Public Health
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Monroe Plan
  • Bon Secours Charity Health System (3 sites)
  • Orange Regional Medical Center (2 sites)
  • St. Luke’s/Cornwall Hospital (2 sites)
  • Dutchess
  • Putnam
  • Rockland
  • Sullivan
  • Ulster
  • Westchester
  1. Improve care and service coordination.
  2. Increase resident knowledge and awareness of available programs, services, and eligibility for benefits.
  3. Improve health literacy levels in education and outreach materials, forms, and applications.
  4. Improve access to and availability of mental/behavioral health and substance abuse counseling and testing services, especially for children and adolescents.
  5. Increase access to/availability of sub-specialty care services, especially for children and adolescents in psychiatry, neurology, pulmonology and endocrinology. The most critical sub-specialty services for adults are endocrinology, neurology, cardiology, orthopedic, specialized dentistry (e.g., periodontal, oral surgery).
  6. Increase availability of primary health care providers with a ‘holistic’ approach to prevention (e.g., weight management, smoking cessation, nutrition counseling).
  7. Increase availability of primary and specialty care providers representative of populations served.
  8. Expand hours of service delivery.
  9. Reduce stigma/lack of acceptance of public insurance programs and FQHC services.
  • Maternal Infant Services Network
  • Community Health Centers
  • Faith based organization
  • Medina Memorial Health Care System
  • United Memorial Medical Center
  • Wyoming County Health Care System
  • Genessee
  • Wyoming
  1. OCHD is meeting with Medina Memorial Health Care System, Genesee County Health Department, United Memorial Medical Center, Wyoming County Health Department and Wyoming County Community Hospital to explore tri-county needs in access to quality health care.
  2. Collaborate to apply for grants to address needs for tri-county area. A grant would support an FTE to conduct follow-up on discharges from the three hospitals to avert hospital readmissions.
  3. Locally, meet to identify all current health, social service and educational resources available to the community to determine gaps in services, and to identify where resources can be shared.
  4. The same approach will be used to improve health literacy to enhance wellness, prevention and early intervention to increase awareness of available services.
Lake Plains Community Care Network
  • Bassett Hospital
  • A.O. Fox Hospital
  1. Dental health
  2. General access to care
  1. Increase collaboration and interaction among agencies and organizations in Otsego County so everyone knows what services and programs are available to make necessary healthcare and prevention referrals.
  2. Plan for agencies to work together in times of crisis, with the LHD as the information center or a clearinghouse with a 800 number that residents could dial to obtain health information.
  3. Open more school-based clinics.
  4. Extend healthcare and dental clinic hours.
  5. Arrange for caregivers to make home visits.
  6. Offer vehicles to use for healthcare purposes, similar to the 'Wheels to Work' cars available through agencies like Opportunities for Otsego (OFO), and provide funding for repairs.
  7. Match bus schedules with work schedules and hospital schedules.
  8. Review socioeconomic status eligibility guidelines in the current economic climate.
  9. Provide combined services that are offered at health fairs in central locations.
  10. Distribute The Parent Handbook that is considered a key community resource.
  11. Continue dental health education through Rural Health Education Network of Delaware, Otsego, Montgomery and Schoharie Counties (RHENDOMS), which reaches out to parents.
  12. Expand the network by making schools aware that this fully funded program exists.
  13. Continue the school-based health center sealant program and educate parents about sealant and dental health.
  14. Reactivate the Otsego County Oral Health Coalition.
  15. Educate dental providers about Medicaid reimbursements in the county and give instruction about how to navigate the Medicaid system.
  16. Educate health care providers about what dental services are available on a referral basis.
  17. Educate the public about dental health and insurance options for dental health.
  18. Increase the public’s awareness of dental health services in the area.
  19. Utilize ongoing health fairs and various media outlets to disseminate educational materials about dental health to the public.
  20. Investigate loan forgiveness as a way to locate new dental health providers to area.
Putnam Putnam Hospital Center     Participate in the Access to Health Care Coalition to promote a federally funded health center in Putnam County. Westchester/Putnam Access to Health Care Coalition, including Putnam Hospital, ACS, County SS and others.
  • Nyack Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Dutchess
  • Ulster
  • Putnam
  • Orange
  • Westchester
  • Sullivan
  1. Support and aid the expansion of community health centers.
  2. Expand facilitated enrollment.
  3. Improve case management, referral, co-location of services and disseminate information about available resources.
  4. Increase the proportion of persons who have access to and are covered for mental health care.
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Mental Health Association of Rockland County
  • Department of Social Services
  • Office of the Aging
  • Youth Bureau
  • InfoRock
  • United Way 211
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Nyack Hospital
  • Helen Hayes Hospital
  • Public Health Priorities Committee
  • Department of Social Services
  • Rockland Immigration Coalition
  • Community Collaboratives
  • Spring Valley, Suffern, Nyack & Haverstraw
  • Rockland CARES
  • Haitan American Cultural and Service Organization
  • Konbit Neg
  • Community Action Partnership
  • Ellis Hospital
  • Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Albany Medical Center
  • Northeast Health/Samaritan Hospital/Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Seton Health/St. Mary’s Hospital
  • St. Peter’s Health Care Services
  • Albany
  • Rensselaer
  1. A community health nurse from Schenectady County Public Health has been assigned as nurse navigator at Ellis Hospital. This nurse will coordinate care for patients who have no insurance or are underinsured and are utilizing Ellis Hospital as their medical home.
  2. The navigator can assist the patient in assessing whether he/she is eligible for government programs that provide health insurance such as Medicaid or Family Health Plus.
  3. The navigator can also link the patient with a doctor at the Family Health Center, and can assess if there are other services the patient might need that are available at the medical home.
  4. Additionally, if the patient has children who don’t have health insurance the navigator can help enroll them in Child Health Plus.
  5. The navigator will follow-up with the patient, serve as an ongoing resource, and even help coordinate care and other services outside of a medical home if necessary.
  • Bethesda House
  • City Mission
  • Schenectady Free Clinic
Schuyler Schuyler Hospital S2AY Rural Health Network Diabetes
  1. Review pertinent data from the Schuyler County Community Health Assessment and Schuyler Hospital Community Services Plans.
  2. Complete an indepth SWOT analysis of Schuyler County’s diabetes services from prevention to treatment to reduce complications.
  3. Conduct a literature search of best practices.
  4. Develop a community plan using environmental strategies.
  • Schuyler Hospital
  • S2AY Rural Health Network
  • Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Schuyler Primary Care
  • Geneva General Hospital
  • Finger Lakes Health
  1. Participate in the regional dental coalition of the seven county rural health network called the S2AY Rural Health Network.
  2. Partner with organizations having similar objectives to increase access to dental care for county residents including the NYS Oral Health Coalition and the 7th District Dental Society.
  3. Seneca County Health Department will encourage through an annual Dear Dentist Letter the need for local dentists to accept at least one patient covered by Medicaid and/or Child Health Plus and/or the need to provide preventive dental health care and/or treatment to uninsured/underinsured children and/families.
  4. Educate the general public on the benefits of accessing preventive dental health care.
  5. Educate children and parents on the importance of dental hygiene and the benefits of preventive dental health services.
  6. The Seneca County Health Department will work collaboratively with community partners (NYS Chiropractic College and Rushville Health Center) to develop a self-sustaining primary health care facility that offers dental health services and accepts Medicaid/CHP to be located in Southern Seneca County.
  • 7th District Dental Society
  • Seneca County Head Start (staff, children and families enrolled)
  • Rushville Health Center
  • Geneva Community Health
  • NYS Chiropractic College
  • Seneca County Head Start
  • WIC
  • Corning Hospital
  • St. James Hospital
  • Ira Davenport Hospital
  • Seneca
  • Schuyler
  • Ontario
  • Yates
  • Wayne
  1. Accelerate strategies designed to increase access to healthcare by increasing access to health insurance.
  2. Increase partnerships with hospitals and schools to enroll uninsured people in health insurance.
  • Schools
  • 3 local hospitals
  • S2AY Rural Health Network
  1. Enhance access to primary care and medical specialty services for medically indigent and underserved Sullivan County communities through a subcontract with the local hospital for recruitment of primary care providers in the Western end of Sullivan County, a health professional shortage area.
  2. Provide translation phone services for indigent non-English speaking patients of the cancer screening program
  3. Review an assessment of the health insurance status of Sullivan County residents completed in 2007.
  4. Create a Health Equity Council to address the disparate health outcomes evident by differences in morbidity and mortality statistics by race and ethnicity.
  • Catskill Regional Medical Center
  • County Mental Health Department (“Community Services”)
  • County Youth Bureau
  • County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council (“SCADAS”)
  • County Aging services
  • Sullivan County BOCES’ health professions program
  • DSS (locally called the “Department of Family Services”)
  • County antipoverty agency (“CACHE”)
  • Regional perinatal network (“Maternal Infant Services Network” or “MISN”)
  • PRASAD Children’s Dental Health Program
  • RN from the health unit of the sole local community college (Sullivan County Community College)
  • Family Empowerment Council
  • Orange-Sullivan Hospice
  • United Way
  • Hudson Valley HIV Care Network
  • Probation Department
  • Hudson River Health Care
  1. The county health department will partner with others to work with towns and villages in the county to identify health needs and health promotion activities.
  2. The coalition will work to improve access to care and services needed.
Wide range of organizations
Tompkins Cayuga Medical Center  
  1. Access to programs and services for uninsured or underinsured
  2. Enrollment of eligible residents in government insurance programs and commercial insurance programs
  1. Work with the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes (CRCFL) to promote mammogram and cervical screenings, and clinical breast exams for eligible women.
  2. Work with community agencies and programs to increase access to health care for Tompkins County residents.
  3. Promote CRCFL webpage on resources for uninsured and underinsured for people diagnosed with cancer.
  4. Facilitate new enrollees.
  • Health Planning Council, a program of the Human Services Coalition
  • Tompkins Health Network
  • Ithaca Free Clinic
  • Facilitated enrollers
  • Tompkins County Office for the Aging
  1. Increase knowledge about benefits of proper dental practices via in-services lectures, health fairs, education at WIC clinics, prenatal and postpartum public health visits education and care.
  2. Raise public awareness about free HIV/STD testing offered by county HIV/STD clinic and Planned Parenthood and use local media, health fairs and marketing tools to raise awareness about the clinics.
  3. Provide free anonymous and confidential HIV testing in addition to STD testing and treatment.
  4. Provide information to a minimum of 500 children and adults about facilitated enrollment in public insurance programs including discount prescription drug programs. Offer presentations, health fairs and NYSDOH publications upon request.
  5. Increase number of people that receive influenza and pneumonia immunizations through Ulster County public health clinics and from their medical homes.
  6. Conduct media campaigns that promote the importance of getting immunizations and promote flu clinics held in communities throughout the county.
  • New York Medical College of Public Health
  • Hudson Valley Regional Officers Network (HVRON)
  • Glens Falls Hospital
  • Adirondack Medical Center
  • Saratoga Hospital
  • Elizabethtown Community Hospital
  • Moses Ludington Hospital
  • Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home
  Access to primary and preventive care
  1. Increase access and desire for primary and preventive care and early screening.
  2. Change attitudes and beliefs that medical care is only for those sick or symptomatic.
  • Private providers
  • Health agencies
  • Adirondack Rural Health Network
Wayne Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
  • Seneca
  • Schuyler
  • Steuben
  • Ontario
  • Yates
  1. Increase public awareness of health services available in the county and provide links to such services.
  2. Continue to expand/support Wayne-Rushville Dental Center and Wayne County Public Health.
  3. Continue to support Facilitated Enrollment at multiple sites within the county.
  • Rushville Health Center
  • Newark Wayne Community Hospital
  • Wayne County Rural Health Network
  • Wayne Clinical Advocacy Program
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  1. Ensure the adequacy of local area providers
  2. Reduce barriers to accessing services
  • Health
  • Wyoming County Social Services
  • Wyoming County Department of Mental Health
  • Office of the Aging
  • Youth Bureau, Community Health Systems
  • Board of Supervisors
Yates Finger Lakes Health
  • Franklin
  • Schuyler
  • Steuben
  • Ontario
  • Wayne
  1. Review best practices and develop strategies specific to the county and regional needs.
  2. Increase partnerships with key stakeholders and providers.
  3. Increase public awareness of Facilitated Enrollment, Family Planning Benefit Program, available transportation and other supports to assist with access to care.
  4. Pilot Dental Case Management Program to improve access to dental services
  • Finger Lakes Health (including Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital)
  • School districts
  • S2AY Rural Health Network
  • Yates Health Planning Council Members