3rd Annual CCFA Walk- Rockland Lake State Park

DDAR staff participated in the 3rd annual CCFA walk "Take Step For Crohn's & Colitis which was held at Rockland Lake State Park oln Sunday, September 22, 2013.   In addition to a pleasant 3.2 mile walk around the Lake, the event featured music, good food and great fellowship.  The proceeds from this funraising event will be used to support patient education, new innovative treatments and ultimately to find a cure.  Crohn's and Colitis are painful, debilitating diseases that affect over 1.4 million Americans.  To support this worthy cause, please log onto the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America  at takesteps@ccfa.org and make a donation 

Walkers Wanted -CCFA Rockland County Walk

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (CCFA) Rockland County Walk is scheduled for Sunday September 22, 2013 at 2:00pm at Rockland Lake State Park.  For information please visit www.CCTakeSteps.org/Rockland or Contact Allison Mueller at amueller@ccfa.org or (914) 812-8988. 

HIP Participation Status

Effective June 26, 2013, The Physicians at Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland are now participating in the HIP Commercial HMO health benefit plan HIP access I, HIP Prime HMO, HIP POS, Direct Pay HMO, Direct Pay POS and Healthy New York.  Please be advised that all GHI HMO subscribers now have coverage through HIP.  If you have any questions, please contact the customer service staff at Emblem Health Plan (877-244-4466) or your employer’s benefits department. 

Health & Wellness Mobile Smart Phone App- “healow”

In the very near future, eClinicalWorks will be releasing a versatile platform that puts you in control of your healthcare - with 24/7 access to your personal health records, secure messaging to your provider’s office and the ability to locate needed health and wellness products. With this healow app, not only will you be able to access multiple accounts – patient, spouse, children, and parents all from one convenient location – but you can organize your virtual medicine cabinet with customized names, photos of your medications and set alerts reminding you when to take each medication. The application also allows you to organize appointments, receive appointment reminders and have access to your lab results and personal health records.

Healow will be available for your iPhone and Android Smartphones. Please check DDAR’s website news again soon for release date of this convenient healthcare organizer app.




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