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News Archive

There is growing consensus that in order to achieve quality health care, we must improve functional health literacy. In other words, each of us needs to be educated in order to make informed health care decisions. From a patient perspective, there is “need to know” information as well as a “need to do” something with information.

This section aims to archive news from across Upstate New York and beyond. If you wish to share news for this archive from your area, please contact us.

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2008

2007 

  • November:  Is National Hospice Month read more
  • November:  New Hospice Center:  Dedication read more  Amenities read more
  • October:  Feeding Tubes:  Patients/Families read more    Professionals read more
  • October:  Patricia Bomba, M.D., receives Presidents Award read more 
  • September:  Mark Hare highlights MOLST Program read more
  • August:  MOLST DVD distributed read more
  • July:  MOLST DVD Preview, July 31, 2007  read more
  • July:  Community Web site revised & updated read more
  • May:  MOLST featured at American Geriatrics Society. read more
  • April:  Landmark pain legislation passed in Albany. read more
  • April:  Patients Need Help Picking Options read more
  • February:  Grants improve End-of-Life Care  read more

2006

  • December: MSSNY & Excellus BCBS joint community initiative read more

2001

  • November: New Palliative Care Community Initiative Launched  read more
  • March: Rochester Community EOL Survey develped & implemented  read more