Tag Archives: healthcare

Excellus BCBS, healthcare providers to offer nurse telehealth visits for new parents (access required)


Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is partnering with several health organizations to offer families support in caring for a newborn. ROC Family Connects will provide parents of newborns free telehealth visits with a registered nurse from the child’s primary care practice for ...

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Conference focuses on importance of health data (access required)


The 14-county Finger Lakes Region is grappling with new challenges from rapidly changing technologies and skyrocketing data volumes, according to public health policy experts. More than 100 public health officials, researchers, business leaders and others from across the region recently ...

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GRYT Health to host second annual virtual cancer conference (access required)


GRYT Health, a Rochester digital oncology company that empowers people to be in charge of their own health, will host the second annual Global Virtual Cancer Conference next month. The inaugural GVCC was the largest ever virtual cancer conference with ...

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Cognivue names new chief medical officer (access required)


Cognivue Inc. has tapped a health sciences industry veteran as its chief medical officer and senior vice president. Fred Ma M.D. brings nearly four decades of experience to the role. His career spans global medical device and pharmaceutical development and ...

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Local hospitals to receive federal ‘safety net’ funding (access required)


Several hospitals statewide are slated to share nearly $300 million in emergency federal funding, including four in the Rochester metro area. U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday announced the “safety net” funding, which will provide health care ...

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Excellus BCBS expects to spend $162 million on COVID-19 response (access required)


Excellus BlueCross BlueShield expects to spend at least $162 million on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization said this week. The health plan is directing more than $1 million in grants for testing supplies and personal protective equipment ...

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KJT names VP of research (access required)

Andrea Stoltz

KJT Group, a life sciences evidence-based consulting firm, has named Andrea Stoltz as vice president of research. She most recently was with LHK Partners Inc., where she served as director of custom research. Stoltz brings more than two decades of ...

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Colleges developing more sophisticated health training (access required)


A crystal ball prediction for what’s next for higher education in health care fields might simply say “More.” More demand for graduates. More interest from prospective students. More curriculum requirements for entry-level degrees into the profession. More responsibilities added to ...

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Cuomo announces transgender health care protections

Citing faults in the health insurance system that could leave transgender individuals uncovered, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new legislation that will protect access to insurance. Specifically, according to a circular letter from Health Bureau Chief Lisette Johnson, insurers in the ...

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