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January 28, 2014

Health Notes: Jan. 28, 2014

Adirondack Health Institute to close office Jan. 31

PLATTSBURGH — The Adirondack Health Institute has announced that its Plattsburgh office at 65 Court St. will be closing at the end of January.

As of Feb. 1, the institute’s enrollment specialists will continue to be available to service clients in the area. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (866) 872-3740.

For more information, visit www.adirondackhealthinstitute.org.

Blood drive planned in Port Henry

PORT HENRY — A blood drive is scheduled for 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at St. Patrick’s Church in Port Henry.

To make an appointment, call Catie at (802) 324-7372.

Walk-ins are welcome.

CVPH neurologist to offer migraine tips

PLATTSBURGH — A free CVPH Community Lecture about migraines featuring Boris Chulpayev, MD, board certified neurologist, is set  for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road.

Chulpayev, practicing at CVPH Neurology Services, will discuss the current strategies to reduce, prevent and treat migraine headaches. It’s estimated that more than 36 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches, a press release states, and while there is no cure, there are treatment options that reduce headache frequency and stop them even before they begin.

The CVPH Community Lecture Series is sponsored by the Foundation of CVPH.

To register, call the CVPH marketing and communications department at 562-7320 or visit www.cvph.org.

Adirondacks ACO joins Medicare program

PLATTSBURGH — Adirondacks ACO has been selected as one of 123 new accountable care organizations in Medicare, providing approximately 1.5 million more beneficiaries with access to care across the United States.

The next application period for organizations interested in participating in the Shared Savings Program beginning January 2015 will be in summer 2014. More information about the Shared Savings Program is available at http://tinyurl.com/llhmztc.

For a list of the 123 new organizations, visit http://tinyurl.com/nqoduu2.

Local students partner with Adirondack Health

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