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Wave Conference

FDRHPO’s Tom Zecher to Speak at National Conference in Texas

Tom Zecher, FDRHPO’s Chief Information Security Officer, will be speaking at a national conference later this month in Austin, Texas. The Wave Conference, hosted by ESO Solutions, is the leading national EMS, fire and hospital industry conference for leveraging data to transform organizations and improve care quality. It brings together […]

spring fling ems conference

Registration Now Open for the 2019 “Spring Fling” EMS Conference!

Registration is now open for the 20th Annual “Spring Fling” EMS Conference! This year’s conference will run from Thursday, April 25th to Sunday, April 28th at the Edgewood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria Bay. It will feature several speakers, ALS/BLS skills sessions, core content classes, an award banquet, and […]

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 […]

respiratory health

Regional Health In Focus: Respiratory Health

Respiratory health affects the lungs and other parts of the body that play a role in breathing. Diseases of the respiratory system may be caused by infection, smoking tobacco, breathing in secondhand smoke, or exposure to other air pollutants. Respiratory diseases include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (also known as […]