New York Hospitals Partner to Identify Medical Needs; Improve Population Health

Several New York hospitals are partnering in a prevention study designed to identify the most prevalent medical conditions in their communities and improve population health, according to a Watertown Daily Times report.

Participating hospitals include Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, Carthage (N.Y.) Area Hospital, Lewis County General Hospital in Lowville and Clifton-Fine (N.Y.) Hospital. These organizations are part of the western portion of the Northern New York Health Care Association.


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Although the study is still in its early stages, it is designed to identify communities' most pressing healthcare needs, which can lead to improved cost-savings and population health later down the line.

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