The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is proposing amendments to the Home and Community Based Services Waiver that could affect reimbursements, among other things. The HCBS Waiver is a program operated by OPWDD and administered ...Read More »
ALBANY — New York’s attorney general is dropping a lawsuit against a drug manufacturer after blocking what he said was an attempt to switch Alzheimer’s patients to a newer patented drug. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman had sued Allergan PLC to ...
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ALBANY — New York state will require physicians to complete an educational course before they can authorize medical marijuana for patients — a condition generally not applied to new drugs or seen in other states with existing medical pot programs. ...Read More »
U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter Tuesday announced more than $1.5 million in awards to the University of Rochester for medical research. The grants include $1.1 million to study Parkinson’s disease and $422,845 to study DNA. “Rochester has always been at the ...Read More »
Trillium Health announced that William E. Belecz will be joining the company Aug. 17, as the new chief operating officer and senior vice president of programs and services. He will be overseeing Trillium Health’s expansion to provide new services, barrier-free access ...Read More »
A $335,235 federal grant has been awarded for St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing training program in Rochester. The program, called the “Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Traineeship Program,” will help provide traineeship funding for graduate students pursuing ...
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