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Don’t Risk Your Life – Colon Cancer

Get screened for colon cancer   Tens of thousands of adults in upstate New York are gambling with their health by choosing not to be screened for colon cancer, according to research findings reported by Univera Healthcare. Among those adults who are not screened, only one in four are reporting that a doctor or health professional has recommended that they be tested for colon cancer. Colon can... »

Worst February in Years for Flu!

Univera Healthcare Says This is the Worst February in Years for Cases of the Flu Univera Healthcare reviewed New York State statistics on confirmed cases of the flu for the past three flu seasons and found that once again, February looks to be when the flu begins to peak. February of this year produced nearly the same number of confirmed flu cases reported in all of last year and more than all of ... »

Univera Offering Child Health Plus and Medicaid

Univera Healthcare now offers Child Health Plus and Medicaid in Erie County Univera Healthcare is pleased to announce its offering Child Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care and MyHealthPlusSM, our new Health and Recovery Plan (HARP) in Erie County. “We’re excited to offer these health plans to the underserved and uninsured residents of Erie County, stated Art Wingerter, president of Univera Healthc... »

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million for Quality Improvements Thirty-eight upstate New York hospitals and health centers, including eight in Western New York, shared $24.2 million in quality improvement incentives paid by Univera Healthcare and its Rochester parent. Quality incentives reflect 2017 performance against specific quality measures. Since the program launched in 2005, the health i... »

Internships Available at Univera Healthcare

About 60 summer internship positions available at Univera Healthcare and its Corporate Parent Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent have about 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in across upstate New York. Summer internship positions include jobs in information technology, marketing, customer operations, finance, human resources, corporate co... »

Encouraging options to high-cost specialty drugs

By Mona Chitre Have you ever wondered why health care spending in the U.S. often exceeds that of other industrialized nations who have health care outcomes similar to ours? It turns out that one reason for this difference is our lack of approved biosimilar medications to compete with high-priced, brand-name biologics. Biologics are heavily advertised and very expensive specialty medications that h... »

Feel Like You Have the Flu? Here’s What You Should Do!

We are experiencing a particularly severe flu season As the number of local flu cases increases so too is the concern about what to do if you think you’re getting the flu. “Flu is easily spread and with this particularly severe flu season, it’s understandable that people may be concerned if they experience flu-related symptoms,” said Richard Vienne, D.O., vice president and chief medical officer a... »

College Students Should Check Out Telemedicine

By Richard Vienne, D.O. Having a first-year college student come home for holiday break is exciting for parents. The wide-eyed freshman you delivered to the university last fall has returned as a savvy collegian for the first extended visit back home. Your student learned to balance academic life and social life; he/she is able to get up, get fed, get to class and get to bed without your supervisi... »

A Bad Flu Season Predicted

Reported cases of flu indicate a bad flu season ahead so get your flu shot now! The western region of New York state is reporting more flu cases this year than at the same time last year, according to Univera Healthcare’s review of New York state health data. As of Nov 18, the western region of the state (including Western New York and parts of the Finger Lakes Region) has so far reported around 0... »

Univera Healthcare Earns Top Marks for Corporate Equality

Univera Healthcare Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index – Earning 100 Percent on Annual Scorecard on Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Workplace Equality Univera Healthcare received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ... »

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