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Health Foundation Selects Population Health Collaborative to Provide Network Support to Fellows Action Network

BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NY — The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York today announced that Population Health Collaborative has been awarded a grant of $240,000 over two years…

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StoryGrowing WNY: Nonprofits Invited to Hone Their Communications Skills with National Storytelling Expert

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and The John R. Oishei Foundation kickoff third annual StoryGrowing WNY Program designed to build communications capacity of community organizations What:…

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Our View: Shifting Medicaid Costs Will Hurt the Health of New Yorkers

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released his proposed 2020-21 budget, and it included some potentially concerning changes…

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Connecting Social Needs to Health Care for Better Outcomes

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President Addressing the social determinants of health—a person’s needs related to community support systems, in-home services, transportation, and other social or economic factors—is an important part…

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Health Foundation Awards Nearly $1.9 Million in Recent Grants

In the second half of 2019 (June through December), the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York awarded grants totaling more than $1,850,000 to support programs that improve the…