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Jun 22, 2023

Male loneliness: A silent epidemic | Health Care

While loneliness cuts across all demographic groups, some research shows that men are especially vulnerable.

Jun 13, 2023

Highland Hospital unveils new patient tower

Highland Hospital recently celebrated its southeast tower project, a $70 million, 80,000-square-foot modernization project. 

University of Rochester Medical Center
Jun 8, 2023

UR Medicine expands tuition-free nursing scholars program 

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and School of Nursing announced an expansion of their UR Nursing Scholars Program to combat the rising nursing shortage in the region.  

Jun 5, 2023

Bausch + Lomb begins production of new contact lenses at Rochester facility  

Bausch + Lomb Corp. announced  the U.S. launch Monday of Bausch + Lomb INFUSE Multifocal silicone hydrogel (SiHy) daily disposable contact lenses, which are being manufactured in the company’s Rochester facility. 

Jun 5, 2023

Plasma collection company expands into Rochester  

The Rochester location joins a fleet of more than 160 centers in 35 states, supporting more than 650,000 annual plasma donors.  

Jun 5, 2023

McRae, St. Ann’s ready for influx of Boomers by addressing employee recruiting, retention

The number of elderly patients is on pace to exceed the number of direct care workers who would be available to care for them.

May 30, 2023

New leader takes the helm at Rochester Regional Health Foundations

Kelly Gagan has been named the new president of the Rochester Regional Health Foundations.

State Sen. Samra Brouk and Assemblymemember Jen Lunsford helped secure funding that will provide two new ambulances for Perinton Ambulance (photo provided).
May 25, 2023

New training program aims to alleviate EMS personnel shortage

Monroe County will allot $4.2 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for an innovative program to help combat the shortage of emergency medical personnel by training 160 candidates over the next four years. The program, developed by Pittsford Volunteer Ambulance, will actively recruit candidates, particularly from traditionally underserved communities, then provide […]

May 10, 2023

Swedish firm establishes North American headquarters in Rochester 

Avidicare AB, a Swedish manufacturer, has opened its North American headquarters in downtown Rochester. 

May 9, 2023

The Gables of Brighton has new leader & look

The new executive director of The Gables of Brighton believes his background in a different industry will be an asset in his current role.

May 5, 2023

Caregivers can lower risk for chronic conditions by practicing self-care

Though caregiving for someone with Alzheimer’s may be complex, it can also afford the caregiver and their loved one the opportunity to spend more time together, share stories, enjoy family dinners and more.

May 5, 2023

FLPPS and HCR Home Care lead effort to meet urgent demand for Home Health Aides 

Finger Lakes Performing Provider System and HCR Home Care are partnering with home health agencies and community-based organizations to develop and manage a program to recruit and train community home health aides.   Funded through grants from the city of Rochester and ESL Charitable Foundation, the program’s goal is to recruit, certify and train 660 HHAs […]