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River Family Health Center

River Family Health Center Receives NYS PMCH 2017 Recognition

On January 7, 2019, River Family Health Center received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a New York State Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice at the 2017 standard, the most recent standard available. This recognition is given to practices across the state that meet a rigorous […]

20 Under 40

EMS Program Assistant Jonathan Cole Receives “20 Under 40” Honor

FDRHPO is proud to announce that Jonathan Cole, EMS Program Assistant, was named one of NNY Business Magazine‘s “20 Under 40” for 2018! Every year, the regional magazine highlights 20 young professionals living in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties for their outstanding contributions to their communities. Nominations are submitted […]

health hero

Three North Country Residents Honored at ‘Health Hero’ Luncheon

Individuals from Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties receive 2018 Community Health Hero Award, given by the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and North Country Health Compass partners. CLAYTON – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and North Country Health Compass Partners are pleased to introduce […]

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FDRHPO’s Ian Francis Published by HIMSS During #NHITWeek

National Health IT Week is a nationwide awareness week “focused on catalyzing actionable change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology.” It was founded by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Institute for e-Policy, and this year it was celebrated between […]

FDRHPO Launches New Regional “Diabetic TeleRetinopathy” Program

With funding support from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and state Senator Patty Ritchie, 28 primary care practices in the tri-county region will offer telemedicine-based care for diabetic retinopathy WATERTOWN – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) is pleased to announce a new regional initiative that will improve vision health […]

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New Mental Health Model Helps Lowville Woman

At age 42, Catherine Snyder feels happier and more full of life than she has in a long time. A Vermont native and longtime resident of Lowville, Ms. Snyder has struggled with depression since she was a child. She has endured physical and sexual abuse, marriages ending in divorce and […]