RRH expands workforce development efforts
Rochester Regional Health has launched The Advance U Education Program, a workforce education program for its more than 19,000 employees. The initiative supports career mobility, with tuition paid upfront by the health system. The program – which launched this week – supports registered nurses who obtain BSN degrees and will provide entry-level employees with the o[...]
Shape up, Rochester! Metabolic Fitness slated to open two new locations this spring
Rochester is Metabolic’s third market. The first location was in the Albany area followed by the Syracuse region in 2018.
Rochester RHIO names new leader
Bessette has been serving as the interim CEO since the departure of John Sheehan last August.
Highland Hospital gala raises over $100,000 for new patient tower
The new tower will allow Highland Hospital to provide private rooms for nearly all of its patients, mirroring a growing national trend.
Hundreds of students learn about health care jobs at inaugural event
The inaugural GLOW With Your Hands: Healthcare event recently took place at Genesee Community College.
Paychex Charitable Foundation donates $1 million to Mental Health America
The grant, which allocates $250,000 annually over the next four years, focuses on improving access to mental health education and resources in the company’s key markets across the U.S.
State partners with local organization to expand trauma care services
The New York State Office of Mental Health plans to partner with Rochester-based Coordinated Care Services Inc. to expand the Trauma-Informed Network and Resource Center.
Nonprofit leaders, state legislators call for increased state funding to support direct care professionals
Organizations like CDS Monarch – an affiliate of CDS Life Transitions - are calling on the state to implement a permanent direct support wage enhancement that would be built into future budgets moving forward.
Excellus BCBS reports 2022 annual results
The health plan and its parent organization employ more than 4,000 people in upstate New York, including 2,000 in the Rochester area. Excellus BCBS is also ranked No. 2 on the Forbes 2023 list of America’s Best Midsize Employers.
Volunteers needed at the inaugural GLOW With Your Hands: Healthcare event in March
Various health care sectors will be in attendance, including hospitals and health systems featuring jobs in nursing, mental health, social services and first aid.
Trillium Health names new president and CEO
Barnecut-Kearns has been with Trillium Health since March of 2018. He most recently served as the agency’s senior vice president, chief financial officer and chief development officer.
Area counties face challenges brought on by aging demographic, pandemic, other factors
Mental health challenges, substance use disorders, chronic diseases and food security are areas that counties throughout the Finger Lakes region will address over the next few years, according to the findings of a new report.