Health Care

Dec 13, 2022

LeChase collaborates to build new UR orthopaedic center smarter, faster

In construction, time is money, so converting an existing structure was a critical component in the project. So, too, was collaboration between builder and architect during the design process. The project initially carried a $240 million price tag, but $13 million was shaved off along the way.

Dec 12, 2022

Nominations sought for Monroe County Medical Society’s 2023 Edward Mott Moore Awards 

The awards are presented to a physician and layperson annually whose lives reflect the qualities exemplified by Edward Mott Moore M.D. as a physician, teacher, investigator, leader and contributor to the community.   This is the highest honor bestowed by MCMS, in recognition of outstanding and dedicated service to the medical profession and the community.  

Dec 7, 2022

UR Medicine launches on-demand video visits  

UR Medicine is now offering On-Demand Video Visits expanding access to care as part of the Get Care Now program.  On-Demand Video Visits offer real-time video connections with UR Medicine providers to get telemedicine care for common medical conditions and minor illnesses, like colds, coughs, headaches, infections, rashes and more, when someone is unable to see their primary care […]

Dec 7, 2022

$1 million gift creates scholarship at SJF’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy  

The gift is from Ludmilla (Lucy) P. Malmberg, a nationally renowned pharmacist, educational philanthropist and entrepreneur. 

Nov 22, 2022

Federal funding will be used to expand mental health services for youth  

Administered through the state Office of Mental Health, the federal funding is aimed at helping community-based service providers better serve children and youth who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and a developmental disability or substance use disorder.

Nov 17, 2022

Excellus announces Health Equity award recipients 

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield recently announced the recipients of its 2022 Health Equity awards, which represent more than $560,000 in financial support for community programs that address racial and ethnic health disparities across its upstate New York service area. 

Patricia Venniro and Denise Ruiz
Nov 14, 2022

Family Health NP Immediate Care has strong pulse in Ontario, N.Y.

New York is one of 25 states that allows nurse practitioners to establish and operate their own independent practices. 

Nov 14, 2022

RGH’s Lipson Cancer Center patients can receive counseling as part of care

Rochester Regional Health’s Collaborative Care Therapy program provides support for people with depression or anxiety that may be exacerbated as part of their cancer care.

Villa of Hope celebrates opening of new treatment center
Nov 11, 2022

Villa of Hope celebrates opening of new treatment center  

Villa of Hope celebrated the opening of its Gregory E. Polisseni Living Hope Treatment Center with a ribbon cutting at the site in Greece on Thursday.   The first-of-its-kind facility in the region, Living Hope Treatment Center, will serve community youth starting at age 16 and adults who need direct access to medically supervised inpatient […]

Nov 4, 2022

Brighton Surgery Center ranks high in state on Newsweek list

Brighton Surgery Center received high marks on a new survey of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers by Newsweek and global research firm Statista. 

Nov 2, 2022

AeroSafe Global ranks No. 1 on Chamber’s Top 100 list

AeroSafe Global earned the top spot on the 36th annual Greater Rochester Chamber Top 100 list of fast-growing, privately held businesses headquartered in the metro area and Finger Lakes region. The Gates-based firm, founded in 1995, is a provider of cold chain services and solutions for biopharma. AeroSafe Global ensures the safe delivery of temperature-sensitive […]

Nov 1, 2022

Clinic at Roberts Wesleyan University funded to expand services for autism spectrum disorders 

Westside Psychological Services at Roberts Wesleyan University has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Butterfield Foundation, that will boost its capabilities to evaluate and diagnose autism spectrum disorders.   The funds will enable the clinic to become more self-sustaining by supporting the purchase of new testing kits and computer equipment, including a variety of clinical […]