Health Care

Nov 4, 2021

Village Physical Therapy celebrates Webster grand opening

Village Physical Therapy recently celebrated the grand opening of its Webster location, the company’s fourth office. Located in the Webster Woods Plaza at the corner of Ridge Road and Five Mile Line Road, the office was formerly Sports Physical Therapy of New York. Leah Gerenski, who earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke […]

Nov 3, 2021

Two area Aspen Dental sites providing free care to veterans on Saturday

Aspen Dental will provide free care to military veterans as well as their spouse or significant other on Saturday in recognition of Veterans Day. The seventh annual Day of Service allows veterans to receive necessary dental care at no cost. U.S. veterans are not eligible for dental benefits through the Veterans Administration unless they’re 100 […]

Nov 2, 2021

CVS property on Monroe Avenue in Brighton sells for $5.555M

A California real estate investor who primarily buys drug store properties has purchased the CVS Pharmacy on Monroe Avenue in Brighton for $5.555 million. The deed on the building transferred from 2100 Monroe Ave Fee LLC, managed by Angelo Ingrassia, to California Pacific Rochester Properties, LLC, on Friday, according to records filed with the Monroe […]

Nov 2, 2021

Benefits, pitfalls of continuing medical education moving online

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced continuing medical education into online formats, which has made it more accessible to more clinicians while limiting the informal connections that in-person education used to provide.

Nov 1, 2021

Innovations, simulations transform health care education

Technological advancements in health care — from simulated settings to virtual reality experience— are changing the way health care students are learning.

Oct 29, 2021

Addressing racial disparities in health care a primary goal in education

Understanding and addressing racial disparities in health care is a key part of the curriculum at area schools as educators look to increase awareness of the issue and help prepare a workforce equipped to care for a diverse community. 

Oct 28, 2021

Embrace Your Sisters aims to fill financial gaps for those with breast cancer

When Chrisann Philipson was diagnosed with breast cancer she was fortunate that she had health insurance to rely on. But she learned quickly that health insurance only goes so far; she was forced to choose a la carte the treatment options she wanted. 

Oct 27, 2021

Bank of America grant supports nurse assistant program at MCC

Low-income Finger Lakes region residents starting and completing the Certified Nurse Assistant Training and Development Program at Monroe Community College are eligible for financial support through a Bank of America Foundation $100,000 grant. The grant will enable an additional 40 residents over 11 months to complete the CNA training program and join the workforce within […]

Oct 27, 2021

Encouraging mental, physical health makes good business sense, local experts say

One of the most important things a business can do for its employees is offer paid time off for illness. “The COVID pandemic has definitely reinforced the fact that if sick people just stay at home they won’t share their germs and cooties with the rest of the world and cause illnesses that can sweep […]

Oct 22, 2021

Empire Commercial Construction finishing dental buildout in Victor

Empire Commercial Construction is completing the interior buildout of Elite Dental Spa at East Victor Place on Anthony Drive in Victor. Empire Commercial Construction is a sister company of Penfield-based Taylor, The Builders, and specializes in quick turnaround new construction and renovations for commercial, medical and retail space across the state. Greater Living Architectu[...]

Oct 21, 2021

Residents statewide continue to worry about COVID-19 safety, poll shows

More than three-quarters of New Yorkers think about protecting themselves or their families from COVID-19 as they go about their daily lives, according to a new report.

Oct 20, 2021

RRH ahead of schedule in plans to use 100% renewable energy by 2025

Rochester Regional Health is more than halfway to meeting its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy by 2025 and the effort is only one of several sustainability initiatives at the health system aimed at ensuring a healthy environment, improving the healthcare experience and lowering healthcare costs. Michael Waller, director of sustainability at RRH, says […]