Health Care

Feb 15, 2023

Former B+L leader to return to the helm 

Bausch + Lomb Corp. has named Brent Saunders CEO and chair of the Board of Directors, effective March 6.

Feb 9, 2023

Rochester biotech now explores ways to fight disorders like Alzheimer’s

Vaccinex Inc., dedicated to cancer fighting efforts, has expanded its reach and is now looking at new ways to combat neurodegenerative diseases.

Feb 7, 2023

Mental health in the Black community addressed at free educational sessions

Mental health experts, faith leaders, parents, community leaders and stakeholders are among the participants in free educational sessions presented this month as part of the We Are Each Other’s Medicine series.   Topic addressed at the sessions – most of which are held virtually – include stigma, cultural perspective, provider bias, violence, suicide, the criminalization […]

Feb 3, 2023

RBJ announces 2023 Health Care Heroes honorees

Rochester Business Journal created Health Care Heroes to recognize excellence, promote innovation and honor the efforts of individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of health care in the Rochester area.

Feb 2, 2023

Area agencies collaborate to expand access to care at new downtown clinic

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes and UR Medicine Flaum Eye Institute are collaborating to improve access to vision care in Rochester. 

Feb 1, 2023

Federal grant supports Nazareth grad students pursuing careers as school mental health professionals

The AMPS up grant will give Nazareth social work and art therapy students first-hand experiences working in a Greece school, supporting school-age students and families who are dealing with mental health issues.  

Jan 26, 2023

The Center for Youth Services makes February a 28-day ‘Fit with Friends’ challenge

One area organization is challenging the business community to be strong, fit and healthy while making a difference in the lives of local youth.

Jan 19, 2023

ABVI now called Goodwill Vision Enterprises  

Organization leaders said the name change was done to reduce resistance to a vision diagnosis and increase willingness to get medical attention in order to maximize one’s remaining vision.  

Jan 19, 2023

Turbett Surgical names seasoned business executive as CEO  

Zimmer – who has over 30 years of experience - previously served as president of Xerox's US Enterprise Business and senior vice president of Sales at CompuCom Systems.  

Helio Health recently completed the purchase of former DePaul properties at 108-160 Mt. Hope Ave. in Rochester (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
Jan 13, 2023

Helio Health buys former DePaul property on Mt. Hope Ave.

The newly acquired property on Mount Hope is being used as administrative space while current and future community needs are evaluated, a spokesperson said.

Jan 13, 2023

UR Medicine launches tuition-free nursing education program  

To combat the region’s nursing shortage, the University of Rochester Medical Center and School of Nursing recently announced a program to provide a tuition-free nursing education for 33 students a year, with the first cohort expected to begin this fall.  The UR Nursing Scholars Program will reimburse 100 percent of tuition costs for Accelerated Bachelor’s […]

Jan 10, 2023

Rochester area reps named to statewide committee on aging  

The group of 28 have been tasked with advising the Master Plan for Aging Council, who is developing the state’s first-ever Master Plan for Aging.