Igniting Action: Eliminating Health Care Disparities

By Peter J. Ciotta Did you know that African Americans who live in five ZIP codes on Buffalo’s East Side (14204, 14206, 14211, 14212, and 14215) experience many of the worst health outcomes in Erie County? They are more likely to have serious chronic and often preventable

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A shift to value based payment: A community event in partnership with Millennium Collaborative Care

Millennium Collaborative Care PPS and Community Partners of WNY PPS are offering an education event on Performing Provider Systems (PPS) in the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program; a statewide initiative to fundamentally restructure the health care delivery system by reinvesting in the

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Beauty & Barber Shops Blood Pressure Self Screening Initiative–Expands to Six Erie County/Buffalo Locations

Millennium Collaborative Care, in partnership with The National Witness Project, has expanded the “Beauty & Barber Shops Blood Pressure Self Screening Initiative” to Erie County, adding six new City of Buffalo locations. Patterned after a successful launch of the free self-monitoring program in Niagara County and the City of Niagara

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Barber Shops and Blood Pressure

By Ally Balcerzak Blood pressure has been used as a basic health indicator for decades due to its ability to signal numerous health conditions. While high blood pressure can be an indicator of additional health concerns such as heart disease or extreme stress levels, low blood pressure

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