Posts Tagged ‘New York’

Youth Advocacy in New York: Moving the Needle for School-Based Health Care

February 15, 2018

By Fathima Lye, National Youth Advisory Council member February needs no introduction in the New York school-based health world – it’s a busy time of year for everyone at local, state, and national levels as they prepare for Advocacy Day on February 6. The month of February is also...

New York Extends Medicaid Carve-Out for SBHCs

December 19, 2017

In what is an enormous victory for the largest state school-based health care program in the country, the New York School-Based Health Alliance has successfully secured a 2.5 year extension of its Medicaid Managed Care (MMCP) carve-out for school-based health centers, which was scheduled to take place in July...

Lead the Way: Youth-Adult Partnerships for Health Advocacy in New York

December 23, 2015

This story comes from the Alliance’s youth engagement toolkit Lead the Way: Engaging Youth in Health Care. Each month, a new reflection from the field will touch on a different component of youth engagement and show how youth are leading the way in health awareness and promotion. Montefiore School...

Richfield Springs Opens School-Based Health Center

October 29, 2015

The Bassett Healthcare Network celebrated the opening of its 20th school-based health center (SBHC) in upstate New York at Richfield Springs Central School on October 15, 2015. Bassett Healthcare Network President and CEO Vance M. Brown, MD joined parents, state lawmakers, school officials, and health care providers to celebrate the...

2015 Leadership Series: Dr. Chris Kjolhede

February 19, 2015

Each week during Awareness Month, we will feature a story about a long-time leader and advocate for school-based health care on our blog. Our next blog features Dr. Chris Kjolhede, who has worked as a school-based health center physician for the better part of 20 years in upstate New...