Through its involvement in population health initiatives, HealthlinkNY seeks to improve the health of all residents in the communities it serves, throughout the Southern Tier and Hudson Valley regions. Our organization strives to identify gaps in the landscape of regional population health and identify strategies to engage providers, moving the needle on various health issues. Additionally, HealthlinkNY is committed to innovative approaches to examining complex social determinants of health and health disparities through utilization of technology, analytics, and stakeholder engagement.
HealthlinkNY Community Network, also known as the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP), is a New York State Department of Health initiative designed to promote the Triple Aim—better care, better population health and lower health care costs.
By selecting regional contractors and providing a neutral forum for identifying, sharing, disseminating, and helping implement best practice and strategies, the HealthlinkNY Community Network programs seek to promote population health and reduce health care disparities in their respective regions. HealthlinkNY Community Network, oversees PHIP activities in both the Southern Tier and Hudson Valley regions.