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community health hero

Nominations Sought For 2019 Community Health Hero Award

The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and the North Country Health Compass Partners are now accepting online nominations for the 2019 Community Health Hero Award WATERTOWN – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and the North Country Health Compass Partners are asking residents of Jefferson, Lewis […]

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Garrett Loomis Educational Series Announces 2020 Program

The Garrett Loomis Educational Series has announced the program for its Spring 2020 seminar. Scheduled for April 25, 2020 at Jefferson Community College, the seminar will feature “Mindset of a Survivor,” a presentation designed to empower staff members and give them the confidence to effectively respond to an active shooter […]

SBIRT trainings

Free 12-Hour SBIRT Trainings to be Offered Locally

The North Country Initiative will soon be offering free, 12-hour SBIRT trainings. SBIRT stands for “Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment.” Participants will gain the knowledge and ability to implement SBIRT — a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons […]

ZOLL Webinar to Focus on Conducting Internal Audits

On Wednesday, June 19th at 2 p.m., ZOLL will be hosting a free webinar titled “Do Your Own Internal Billing Audit to Help Avoid An External Review (and Reduce Denials)”. The webinar will teach step-by-step methods you can perform to conduct your own internal audits. An internal audit will help […]

information systems intern

Now Hiring: Information Systems Intern

POSITION SUMMARY: The Information Systems Intern is an unpaid position providing exposure to daily maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and support of FDRHPO‘s printers, laptops, PCs, and servers. The Information Systems Intern will provide direct service and support to FDRHPO end users. Additional duties will include: system patching, software updates, project work, […]

nursing scholarship

Nursing Scholarship Applications Available at Samaritan Medical Center

Applications are now being accepted for Samaritan Medical Center’s 2nd Annual Susan Peters Nursing Scholarship. The Susan Peters Nursing Scholarship was established in 2018 to assist with education costs for a registered nurse (RN) who is continuing his or her education, specifically to pursue a nurse practitioner degree. Two scholarships […]

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Fort Drum EMS Day Scheduled for June 8th

To build stronger and more efficient regional emergency medical service capabilities, the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and Fort Drum’s Medical Simulation Training Center are working together to host the North Country’s first Fort Drum EMS Day. This joint education and training opportunity will bring together military medics and […]

Two Health Information Exchange (HIE) Symposiums Upcoming

The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and HealtheConnections are pleased to host two Health Information Exchange (HIE) Symposiums this May. The first event will take place Wednesday, May 8, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Watertown, and the second will be held on Thursday, May 16, at the University […]