Overseeing the EPIC initiative, the electronic system that stores patient medical records for about half of the population, at Upstate’s Community Campus are, from left, Chief Nursing Officer Nancy Page, Community Campus Chief Administrative Officer Nancy Daoust and Community Campus Director of Nursing Sharon Klaiber, in the Epic Command Center at Community Campus.
Upstate University Hospital is hoping to save time and money for both its health care centers and its patients through technology. The institution has reached a milestone implementing Electronic Medical Records.
It may not be long before you start seeing signs of a brand new health campaign being rolled out by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield. The company seeks to shed light on an easily preventable medical issue that affects those who take medication.
Central New Yorkers who are on Medicare need to make any changes in their plans by the end of open enrollment, December 7th. Officials with UnitedHealthCare Medical and Retirement in Syracuse want to make sure people aren't confused about enrolling through the Health Care Exchanges that are part of the Affordable Care Act.
Central New Yorkers will be among 2.4 million residents statewide who can start enrolling for some form of financial help as parts of the Affordable Healthcare Act kick in. Beginning October 1, 2013 individuals are able to enroll and secure financial benefits, which begin at the start of 2014.
Ron Pollack, with Families USA, says most will be eligible for financial help: