Congresswoman Nita Lowey, a Democrat, announced Wednesday that Peekskill-based Hudson River HealthCare, Inc. has been awarded a $91,000 federal Ryan White Part C HIV Capacity Development and Planning Grant to improve and enhance care management of people living with HIV.
“The funding announced today will support Hudson River HealthCare’s vital work to improve the quality of care and health outcomes for patients with HIV,” Lowey said in a press release. “Our communities are stronger when we make these kinds of investments in health.”
Hudson River HealthCare says the federal grant will help immensely.
“We are excited to be awarded this Ryan White Part C Capacity Development funding to augment the care for almost 1,000 individuals living with HIV throughout our service area who are receiving care through HRHCare’s Genesis HIV treatment program,” said Hudson River HealthCare President and CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon. “The resources will help to ensure that critical care coordination is in place to reduce duplication and improve health outcomes.”
Hudson River HealthCare is a federally-qualified health center that provides access to comprehensive primary and preventive health care to patients throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island.
The Ryan White Part C HIV Capacity Development and Planning Grants program is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).