Telehealth Learning Collaborative Posts 2016 Webinar Series

The Telehealth Learning Collaborative has posted its archive of 2016 webinar video conferences. Hosted by the North Country Telehealth Partnership, the webinars bring together stakeholders from across New York State to help ensure successful telemedicine project...

AHI to Hold Health Insurance Open Enrollment Open Houses in Plattsburgh

AHI’s Enrollment Assistance Services and Education (EASE) Program will be holding a series of four open houses in Plattsburgh to offer free assistance to individuals enrolling or re-enrolling in health insurance coverage through the NY State of Health Marketplace. The...

AHI Health Home Program Redesignated for Three Years by NYS DOH

The AHI Health Home program has received a three-year redesignation from the New York State Department of Health. Health Home is a care management service that helps connect community and social supports with health care, and assists individuals who need help...

Nearly 100 Attend Region-Wide AHI Telemedicine Conference

Nearly 100 health care professionals from 11 counties attended AHI – Adirondack Health Institute’s 2nd Annual North Country Telemedicine Conference on November 3 in Lake Placid. The theme of this year’s conference, co-hosted by the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning...

Open Door Mission Presents AHI With Collaborative Partner Award

In recognition of its strong partnership with AHI – Adirondack Health Institute, The Open Door Mission this week presented AHI with a Collaborative Partner Award. “This is the first year we’ve given out awards and for this particular award we wanted to select an...

AHI Summit Explores Innovative Approaches to Rural Health Care

Nearly 200 regional and state health care experts convened at AHI – Adirondack Health Institute’s 8th Annual Summit to explore health care delivery transformation in our rural region. The event, Innovative Approaches to Rural Health Care, took place on September...

AHI Hires Two Staff Members

AHI announces the hiring of two staff members. Nancy Gildersleeve joins AHI as director, prevention and planning, after holding a number of leadership roles for the Capital District YMCA, most recently serving in a leadership capacity at the organization’s corporate...

St. Lawrence Health System Becomes AHI Member

St. Lawrence Health System and AHI leaders recently concluded discussions that resulted in welcoming St. Lawrence Health System as an AHI member. “We are extremely pleased to officially welcome St. Lawrence Health System to our partnership,” said Margaret M. Vosburgh,...

AHI PPS Earns 99% Achievement Value Score

The NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) has awarded the AHI Performing Provider System (PPS) a 99% Achievement Value (AV) Score for the most recent reporting period. This score means the PPS has earned more than $5.5 million for our nine-county region for the quarter...

Rural Health Champion Nominations Sought

The Adirondack Rural Health Network (ARHN), a program of AHI – Adirondack Health Institute, is seeking nominations for its Rural Health Champion of the Year Award. Rural Health Networks across Northeastern New York are partnering to celebrate individuals in our...

Vosburgh Appointed AHI CEO

AHI – Adirondack Health Institute’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret M. Vosburgh as chief executive officer. Vosburgh, who joined the organization on May 26, has more than 25 years of executive experience, most recently as chief...

Health Home In-Depth Analysis Published

A recently published report on Medicaid Health Homes assesses the structure of Health Homes and implementation issues. The study, Evaluation of the Medicaid Health Home Option for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions: Annual Report – Year Three, focuses on the...

AHI Health Home Shares Expertise

AHI Health Home Manager, Annette Parisi, has been sharing her expertise at a number of recent speaking engagements. Last week, Parisi was a panelist discussing the challenges and solutions of Health Home revenue cycle management to NY State Care Management Coalition...

CBO Support for DSRIP Activities – Request for Applications

A Request for Applications (RFA) has been issued by the DOH Office of Health Insurance Programs regarding funding to support strategic planning activities for non-Medicaid billing Community Based Organizations (CBO) who address the social determinants of health. This...

NEW AHI PPS Funding Applications for Workforce

New Workforce Recruitment/Retention and Training Funds applications are now available. There are a few constructive changes: We have moved to a rolling application and response model; The guidelines have also been enhanced to reflect DOH guidance, so please review...

AHI Hires Five Staff Members

AHI announces the hiring of five staff members. Eric Burton joins AHI as chief financial officer. He is a health care financial and operations leader with more than 25 years of experience. Prior to joining AHI, Burton was chief operating officer at Hometown Health...

Register for NC PHIP May 12 Quarterly Meeting

Registration is open for AHI’s North Country Population Health Improvement Program’s (NC PHIP) quarterly meeting. Agenda items include data and information review and strategy development to address regional health priorities such as smoking, obesity and behavioral...
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