Category: News

A message from the president of the Health Foundation

Hello, I am thrilled to be greeting you as the new president of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. Since the Health Foundation began more than 13…

Foundation kicks off community conversation on caregiving at ‘Families Caring for an Aging America’ event

At least 17.7 million people in the United States are family caregivers of someone age 65 and older who needs help because of a physical, mental or cognitive impairment. Caregiving…

Help Me Grow awarded $1.8 million grant from Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has awarded Help Me Grow Western New York, a program first launched by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, a $1.8…

Scholarships available for rural health professionals interested in geriatric and palliative medicine

The Health Foundation is funding scholarships for rural health professionals interested in attending the Intensive Update with Board Review Course in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine in New York, New York…

Grant advances policy efforts to support trauma informed care

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York awarded a $10,000 grant to a team from a cohort of the Health Leadership Fellows program to continue and expand efforts…

Health Foundation names Nora OBrien-Suric as new president

Following a comprehensive national search, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York today named Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D., senior program officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation, as its…

Application deadline for Health Leadership Fellows program EXTENDED to January 13

The deadline to apply for the eighth class of our Health Leadership Fellows program has been extended to Friday, January 13, 2017. The program will begin in September 2017. To download the application form, click…

Behavioral Health Value Based Payment conference presentations, video available

The Health Foundation, along with the New York State Office of Mental Health and Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the Managed Care Technical Assistance Center, co-sponsored a conference…

Health Foundation unveils new logo for ‘Step Up to Stop Falls’ program

National Falls Prevention Day is September 22, 2016, and we’ve marked the occasion by giving our Step Up to Stop Falls program a brand new look. The new visual identity incorporates…

WNY DSRIP Performing Provider presentations now available to download

If you missed the latest update from the two Western New York DSRIP Performing Provider Systems at “WNY Performing Provider Systems: Care for the Future” on August 31, 2016, or if you…