Entries by Kyle Bullis

Healthy Community Alliance – join the CBO Consortium!

The Healthy Community Alliance has been awarded with funding from the NYS Department of Health to assist Community Based Organizations (CBOs) with the development of long term sustainability plans. CBOs that have addressed Social Determinants of Health for over two years are invited to join the Rest of State CBO Consortium. While technical assistance webinars […]

Live Well WNY

Live Well WNY is a movement led by the Population Health Collaborative and funded by the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York. The program seeks to address three behaviors that lead to four chronic conditions that account for over 50% of our premature deaths. These three behaviors are smoking, inactive lifestyle, and unhealthy […]

1115 MRT Waiver Public Comment Day

The Medicaid Redesign Team public comment day is June 24, 2019 at SUNY School of Public Health’s auditorium in Rensselaer, NY. This event is meant to provide a forum in which DSRIP participants can comment on the future of the 1115 waiver. Written public comment may be submitted through July 5, 2019 to 1115waivers@health.ny.gov, with subject […]

PCMH Study Reports Positive Impact of DSRIP

According to a new study completed by the United Hospital Fund, the DSRIP program has played a key role in increasing the adoption of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) healthcare model in New York State. Between May of 2017 and 2018 there has been a 35% increase in the number of primary care providers adopting […]

June Quarterly Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting

The next Project Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting is being held on June 11 from 8:00 – 9:30am. The meeting will be hosted at the Millennium Hotel in Buffalo and will feature a presentation from Kristin Woodlock, of Woodlock and Associates, on the CPWNY Innovations Projects, providing an overview of each project and discussing strategic lessons learned. There […]

NYS 2019 DSRIP Learning Symposium – Compendium Released

The New York State Department of Health has released a collection of descriptions and pictures of the exhibits that each PPS created for the 2019 DSRIP Learning Symposium. CPWNY’s section is on page 18 and 19 of the compendium, and details our presentation. There is also a description of a video CPWNY produced to show some […]

Community Partners of WNY Spring 2019 Newsletter

Community Partners of WNY (A DSRIP PPS) Spring 2019 Newsletter Now Available! The newsletter includes updates on: Cover Story Feature: 4th Annual NYS DSRIP Learning Symposium Features Highlighting: CPWNY By the Numbers The Launch of the Nurse-Family Partnership at Catholic Health and more! For the complete quarterly update, access the newsletter by clicking here.

New E-Cigarette Information! Youth most likely to use – information for parents, providers, educators and e-cig users

Partners at Roswell Park Cancer Institute have developed an informative packet explaining the dangers of electronic cigarettes. Research based evidence is showing that 40% of e-cigarette users 18-24 have never been cigarette smokers and over 2 million middle and high school students smoke these devices. The full information packet can be found here.

Free Film Screening – Unnatural Causes: in Sickness and in Wealth

Is inequality making us sick? On Monday April 1, 2019, as part of National Public Health week, D’Youville College, Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo, and Community Partners of Western New York, will be co-sponsoring a film screening and discussion of Unnatural Causes: In Sickness and in Wealth which explores racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health. The film […]

Live Well WNY Kick-Off Conference

Live Well WNY seeks to support healthy living for all of Western New York. The program seeks to raise awareness, highlight the stories of successful programs, share resource, and mobilize our communities in making healthy changes. The goal of this initiative is to address tobacco use, poor diet, and the sedentary lifestyle that contributes to […]