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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 […]

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North Country Family Health Center Receives NYS PCMH 2017 Recognition

On March 29, 2019, the North Country 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 […]

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FDRHPO’s 2nd Annual “HIT & Security Symposium” a Success

Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization‘s 2nd annual Health IT & Security Symposium was a great success! With 75 conference attendees registered, we had representation from local hospitals, primary care offices, specialty clinics, and community based organizations. Our goal was to improve the security posture and hygiene of our local […]

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Applications Being Accepted for Summer 2019 MASH Camp

This summer’s Medical Academy of Sciences and Health Camp will be held in July and August. WATERTOWN – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO), in collaboration with the Workforce Development Institute, is now accepting applications for its Medical Academy of Sciences and Health (MASH) Camp. MASH Camp is […]

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Free Check-ups Offered on “Primary Care Access Day”

Several North Country organizations are working together to turn Thursday, April 25th into “Primary Care Access Day,” offering free check-ups and other perks to a select group of local patients. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on that day, any adult or child who has Medicaid, whose primary care provider […]

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Ten Days Left to Register for the “Spring Fling” EMS Conference

Only 10 days remain to register for the 20th Annual “Spring Fling” EMS Conference! Click the button below to buy your tickets today! 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 […]

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Regional Health In Focus: Physical Activity

Why do we need physical activity? Physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Being active helps you stay healthy as you age, and it can prevent obesity and other chronic diseases, like heart disease or type 2 diabetes. It can boost your […]

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FDRHPO to Host ‘Community Opioid Forums’ in St. Lawrence County

Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) is seeking community members for open discussions about opioid treatment, recovery, and prevention in St. Lawrence County WATERTOWN – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO), in collaboration with the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department, will be hosting two community opioid […]