Bridging the Relatability Gap Between Doctor and Patient

People gravitate toward the familiar. It’s human nature. Clans, cliques, social circles…no matter what we call them, self-identified groups give their members a sense of comfort. It’s a comfort that their cohort relates to their struggles and successes without...

2019 AHI Leadership Summit, September 19 in Lake Placid

The 2019 AHI Leadership Summit is scheduled for Thursday, September 19, at the Lake Placid Conference Center. This annual event typically draws 300 health care stakeholders from AHI’s nine-county service region and beyond. Visit AHI Leadership Summit for...

AHI’s Evansky Featured in Opioid Epidemic Webinar

AHI Project Manager Rebecca Evansky was a featured speaker in a webinar, Rural Networks: Making a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic, recorded on National Rural Health Day, November 15. Facilitated by Karen Madden of the New York State Office of Rural Health, the...

AHI Announces 2018 Rural Health Champions

In recognition of National Rural Health Day, November 15, Adirondack Health Institute (AHI) is pleased to announce four individuals have been recognized as 2018 Rural Health Champions. The annual recognition is a collaborative effort of four of the North...

Adirondack Rural Health Network Renewed Through 2023

The Adirondack Rural Health Network (ARHN), the longest-running AHI program, has been renewed through 2023. ARHN provides a forum for a regional, multi-stakeholder coalition of public health leaders, community health centers, hospitals, behavioral health agencies,...

Essex County Passes Tobacco 21 Legislation

Essex County on September 4 became the first North Country county in the state to pass legislation raising the minimum legal sale age for all tobacco products to 21. The North Country Tobacco Use Reduction Task Force, an undertaking of AHI’s Population Health...

AHI Helps Young Expecting Couple Get Health Insurance Coverage

Youhwan Heo and Laura Scoville of Schroon Lake are expecting a child. The young couple was worried because they lacked health insurance until they connected with AHI’s Enrollment Assistance Services and Education (EASE) program and Enrollment Specialist, Janet...
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