Hudson Region DSRIP Public Health Council

Improving Health Through Collaboration

Center for Regional Healthcare Innovation

Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative

Refuah Community Health Collaborative

Center for a Tobacco Free Hudson Valley

Contact: Didi Raxworthy
Work 237 Mamaroneck Avenue Suite 205 White Plains NY 10605 United States

Biographical Info

  • The Center for a Tobacco-Free Hudson Valley is a grant program of the American Lung Association of the Northeast and a new program of the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Tobacco Control, Health Systems for a Tobacco-Free NYS
    • We support community health centers and mental health facilities with professional guidance and technical assistance to ensure consistent Tobacco Dependence Treatment to positively affect the smoking rates within disparate populations
    • Promote Systems Change in clinical settings in regard to identifying and assisting patients to quit smoking
    • Assist healthcare provider organizations to adopt a protocol for system-wide tobacco dependence treatment in accordance with the Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline 2008 “Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence”
    • Work with healthcare provider medical organizations to implement automatic referrals to the NYS Smokers’ Quitline
Categories: DSRIP Partner