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3D Printed Adaptive Equipment to Promote Healthy Eating and Active Living

February 12, 2020

Since 2016, HealtheConnections has worked with ARISE on projects focused on making health opportunities more inclusive of people with disabilities. One innovative project, funded through the NYS Disabilities and Health program, has engaged high school students in designing adaptive tools that help people cook, garden, and even kayak. Learn more about the project!  

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Physical Activity Counseling and Referral for Adults with Arthritis

February 12, 2020

HealtheConnections (HeC) continues its work with the NYSDOH to implement a counseling and referral process for patients with arthritis throughout the HeC catchment area. HeC is engaging healthcare practices to counsel patients with arthritis on the value of physical activity and refer them to the YMCA’s EnhanceFitness program. Learn more about YMCA’s EnhanceFitness program!  

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Diabetes Prevention Program Assistance Center

February 11, 2020

The Diabetes Prevention Program Assistance Center at HealtheConnections serves as a resource in Central New York and the Hudson Valley to help increase enrollment in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The DPP Assistance Center works with organizations who currently offer the program to support them in using innovative strategies. It also provides technical assistance and…

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Social Determinants of Health Resource Collection

February 10, 2020

Visit the Social Determinants of Health Resource Collection to find tools and resources related to how healthcare providers can address social determinants of health. See the Social Determinants of Health Resource Collection.  

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HealtheCNY has 250 data indicators!

February 10, 2020

View the HealtheCNY Data Sources Infographic to see our 27 data sources, including the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS), the American Community Survey, and the New York State Expanded Behavioral Risk Surveillance System (eBRFSS). Check out the full list of data indicators on HealtheCNY!  

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Lifestyle Change Program Resources

February 10, 2020

Check out our resource collection for the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), and the Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)! Learn more about these evidence-based programs and find resources to help you recruit and retain participants.  

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Climate Change and Health Events in Central New York and the Southern Tier

February 10, 2020

In October, public health professionals in Central New York and the Sothern Tier had the opportunity to learn about the association between climate change and health from Neil Muscatiello of the New York State Department of Health. Check out the New York State Department of Health’s website to learn more about climate, weather, and health!…

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Anne Palmer Returns to Central New York

August 22, 2019

  In July, the CNY Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) was pleased to host Anne Palmer, Director of the Food Policy Networks project based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Anne met with stakeholders in Madison and Onondaga Counties, sharing expertise on how Food Policy Councils can address health, economic, social, and…

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Promoting Full Equity: Creating Inclusive Diabetes and Disease Self-Management Education Programs

August 2, 2019

On June 25th, the Central New York Community & Population Health Team hosted a training called Promoting Full Equity: Creating Inclusive Diabetes and Disease Self-Management Education Programs. Chris Mackey and Rebecca Cline from the National Centers on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) led the training, which focused on helping stakeholders understand and integrate the…

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Learn about Community Referrals

August 1, 2019

Watch our new video to learn about Community Referrals, an innovative service that helps refer patients to evidence-based programs in the community. For more information, visit HealtheConnections.org/community-referrals

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