Funders Unite to Fight Chronic Disease in WNY
Population Health Collaborative Receives Grant to Support Live Well WNY
Buffalo, NY (March 22, 2021) – Two local foundations and three health insurers have combined forces and funds to support the Population Health Collaborative’s (PHC) Live Well WNY initiative, a movement aimed at decreasing chronic disease in Western New York. The The John R. Oishei Foundation provided $125,000 which has been matched by a combination of donations from Highmark BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Independent Health, Univera Healthcare and the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. PHC will use the funds to roll out Community Impact Projects that will show how aligning existing resources in new and strategic ways can change health outcomes.
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