Alliance donates 200 sets of blankets, hats and gloves to area shelters

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 February 12, 2016

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Melissa Russom
Director of Communications and Stakeholder Engagement
Alliance for Better Health Care, LLC | 518-275-3391


Local Company Donates 200 sets of blankets, hats and gloves to area shelters

Alliance for Better Health Care, LLC, a collaborative organization facilitating the transformation of the Medicaid health care delivery system in six counties of upstate New York, donated 200 bags of hats, gloves and blankets on Friday to shelters in Troy, Albany and Schenectady in anticipation of a Code Blue weekend.

“This is our community. These are our neighbors. On this, the coldest weekend of the year, we are happy to be able to do our part to keep our community healthy, safe and warm,” said Erin Simao, Transformation Specialist at Alliance for Better Health Care.  

Pictured here (attached), Alliance staff packed the office board room with supplies to keep those in greatest need warm over the coldest weekend of the year.


About Alliance for Better Health Care:

The Alliance for Better Health Care, LLC is a collaborative organization with a network of 2,000 providers and community-based organizations who are partnering to transform how health care is delivered in the Capital Region and Mohawk Valley, with a focus on Medicaid members and uninsured individuals. Formed as a Performing Provider System (PPS) in 2015 in response to Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP), a New York State Department of Health initiative, Alliance serves an estimated 193,000 Medicaid and uninsured individuals across a six county area in upstate New York.



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