Health Care

Apr 7, 2023

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[...]

Apr 5, 2023

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. 

Apr 3, 2023

Rochester RHIO names new leader 

Bessette has been serving as the interim CEO since the departure of John Sheehan last August.

Mar 27, 2023

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.

Mar 27, 2023

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.

Mar 23, 2023

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. 

Mar 10, 2023

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.

Mar 8, 2023

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. 

Mar 2, 2023

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.  

Feb 27, 2023

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.  

Feb 20, 2023

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. 

Feb 16, 2023

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.