SDoH Advocate Lori Petersen Joins SIREN Gravity Project Development Team

TROY, N.Y. (May 02, 2019) – Alliance for Better Health, engaging medical and social service providers in promoting the health of people and communities, today announced that senior business analyst Lori Petersen, a vocal advocate for improving how social determinants of health (SDoH) contribute to health decisions, has joined the SIREN Gravity Project as a […]

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On-Site Food Farmacy Will Be One of the First in Upstate New York

For Immediate Release January 31, 2019 Media Contact: Charles Wiff: (607) 743-8314 or (518) 326-6400 On-Site Food Farmacy Will Be One of the First in Upstate New York A partnership between Alliance for Better Health, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany and Ellis Medicine will bring innovative preventative health service to Ellis Medicine patients. […]

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Alliance for Better Health and Unite Us Selected as Finalists for State-Wide Innovation Award

Troy, N.Y. (September 17, 2018) – The New York State Department of Health has announced the nine finalists of the Social Determinants of Health ‘Call for Innovations’ Initiative. The solicitation for innovations, a first of its kind in New York State, attracted over 200 applicants from across the country, all of whom have come up […]

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National ‘Living Room’ Model Funded for Partnership Between Ellis Mental Health Clinic and Rehabilitation Support Services

Alliance for Better Health, a Performing Provider System under New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, announced an award of $424,000 to the Ellis Mental Health Clinic in partnership with Rehabilitation Support Services (RSS), to establish “The Living Room,” a resource that will serve as an alternative to Emergency Departments for individuals […]

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Regional Consumer-Directed Health Information Exchange

Alliance for Better Health Announces Launch of Regional Consumer-Directed Health Information Exchange: First in Nation to Support Medicaid Members Alliance envisions an integrated health delivery system where every clinician or social service provider has a view of the whole person they are serving, not just the issue presented on that day. In our effort to achieve better […]

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Alliance for Better Health partners with Unite Us to improve health outcomes in Upstate New York

Download the press release here. The coordinated care network will connect Alliance for Better Health’s clinical and social service partners together to address patients’ social determinants of health and reduce avoidable hospital admissions. Troy, NY – Alliance for Better Health (Alliance) announced that it has partnered with Unite Us, a Veteran-owned technology company as the […]

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$2.2 Million Promotes Innovation to Improve Health

Alliance for Better Health Provides Seed Money for Local Social Service Organizations to Innovate to Improve Health Download the press release here. Alliance for Better Health has awarded more than $2.2 million to 14 medical, behavioral health and social service organizations as part of its mission to transform care to improve health. The money came […]

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Regional Efforts Expand Treatment Access for Opioid Use

Alliance for Better Health, in partnership with New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, St. Peter’s Health Partners, and St. Mary’s Healthcare Amsterdam, announces two regional medical training opportunities to help expand patients’ access to treatment for opioid use disorders. Trainings held on June 9 in Albany and on June 17 in Amsterdam will […]

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