The failure of Health Republic Insurance of New York has resulted in devastating financial losses for hospitals, physician groups and other healthcare providers in Westchester County and across New York State. The Westchester County Association has urged lawmakers to create legislation in the 2016 Legislative Session that would prevent the collapse of another insurer and has called for the creation of a fund that would cover the debt owed to healthcare providers for services rendered under the Health Republic insurance plan.
The Westchester County Association announced today that it has been selected by the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Investment Board to serve as project manager of a $9.8 million Federal Ready to Work Partnership grant to provide 425 long-term unemployed individuals with intensive training for jobs in the healthcare sector.
Funds from the grant, which is allocated through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Ready to Work Partnership, will be used for outreach and recruitment to better connect workers with the kinds of organizations that are looking to hire; to provide training and support services to
Day Two of Health Tech ’15, was revelatory in two ways: It showed first hand the miracle of modern medicine and gave the 600+ attendees a true glimpse of how the intersection of science, technology, and healthcare were taking place in Westchester County. Perhaps the most dramatic moment of the conference, which was organized by the Westchester County Association, occurred when Doug Schreiber, a formerly paralyzed, 41-year old stroke victim with...
Dr. Kevin J. Tracey is on a mission. He wants to build a Center for Bioelectronic Medicine that he believes – and after seeing his PowerPoint and listening to his case histories, it is hard to refute – that bioelectronic medicine will lead to the successful treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, cancer, lupus, and other diseases that currently require large regimens of drugs.