Health Care

Jan 9, 2023

HCR Cares receives grant to help older African Americans gain access to home health care 

HCR Cares will partner with more than 125 Rochester-area predominantly African American churches to help older adults in their congregations overcome barriers to using home health care services to improve their health outcomes.  Through new grant funding, HCR Cares will expand its diverse care project to build and manage relationships with religious leaders and churches. […]

Jan 6, 2023

Thompson to host job fair 

UR Medicine Thompson Health will host a job fair at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24.  Thompson’s open positions include nursing, radiology, clinical support, nutrition services, environmental services and clerical/customer service.  Available immediately upon employment, tuition assistance – for staff members pursuing furthe[...]

Jan 5, 2023

‘Operating to succeed’ includes seeing, valuing staff as not just employees

In a tight labor market and uncertain economy, health care providers large and small have to be creative to keep the workers they have and attract new talent.

Dec 28, 2022

HCR employees give back during the holiday season  

The agency’s employees delivered holiday gift baskets to families in the Finger Lakes region, as well as the Catskill, Central New York and North Country regions.  

Dec 27, 2022

GLOW Works announces new event focused on jobs in health care sector

GLOW Works Inc. is building on the momentum of its annual GLOW With Your Hands manufacturing event with an expansion to serve the health care sector.

Dec 22, 2022

Minimum wage increase takes effect Dec. 31 

New York will continue with the $15.00 minimum hourly wage phase-in for upstate counties on Dec. 31, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced this week.  Workers outside of New York City, Long Island and Westchester County will see an increase by $1.00 an hour, to $14.20 from $13.20, following a statutorily required economic analysis conducted by the New […]

Dec 22, 2022

Mercy Flight names new leader 

Mercy Flight Central’s Board of Directors has named Erin Reese as its president and CEO.  “This appointment demonstrates our Board of Director’s confidence and enthusiasm for Erin to lead our organization,” said Richard Burke, board chairman, in a release.  Reese has worked at Mercy Flight for 19 years. She began as a flight nurse and […]

Dec 21, 2022

RRH sustainability efforts receive international recognition  

Rochester Regional Health was named a 2022 climate champion by Health Care Without Harm, recognizing the health system’s commitment to promoting policies to protect public health from climate change and reducing its own carbon footprint.  Rochester Regional Health was one of more than 50 health care institutions from over 15 countries in this year’s cohort […]

Dec 19, 2022

The LeFrois family receives 2022 Heritage Award  

The Highland Hospital Foundation has named the LeFrois family as the recipient of the 2022 Heritage Award, for their long-standing support of Highland Hospital.  The LeFrois family received the award at a ceremony at the Monroe Golf Club on Dec. 14.  The Heritage Award is the highest honor given by the Highland Hospital Foundation for […]

Dec 16, 2022

MCC introduces mental health technician degree program  

In response to a growing workforce demand, Monroe Community College, in collaboration with regional employers, will launch its Hospital & Community Mental Health Tech A.A.S. degree program in the spring semester.  The career-focused program prepares students by providing various specialized support to individuals with mental health needs in hospitals and community-based[...]

Dec 16, 2022

60 years and growing: Al Sigl Member Agencies are testament to collaboration

Al Sigl member agencies include CP Rochester, EPI, Medical Motor Service, National MS Society Upstate NY, Rochester Hearing & Speech Center, Rochester Rehabilitation and Starbridge. 

Dec 15, 2022

Jordan Health leader announces retirement date

Harbin has worked in public health for nearly 40 years. She graduated from Detroit public schools at 16 years old and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Howard University. She has been a clinical dentist in both public health dentistry and private practice associations.