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EmblemHealth Partners with Cityblock Health to Bring New Care Model to New York

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Cityblock Health, a company that leverages technology and a high-touch, personalized approach to care to provide medical, behavioral and social services to Medicare and Medicaid patients in urban, underserved communities.  Cityblock Health is a startup from Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs, which imagines, designs, tests, and builds urban…

ACPNY Appoints Navarra Rodriguez, M.D. as New President and CMO

AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) — one of the largest multispecialty practices in the New York metropolitan area, and partner of EmblemHealth — announced that Navarra Rodriguez, M.D. is its new President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at ACPNY and Officer of EmblemHealth. As President and CMO of ACPNY, Dr. Rodriguez will oversee all medical leadership and…

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5 Ways to Eat Healthier at Outdoor Festivals

By Katherine F. Harris, RDN, CDN, CDE, CPT, AdvantageCare Physicians

Summertime means outdoor festivals for New Yorkers — ice cream, corndogs, soda and more. They might be delicious, but healthy? Not so much. So, how can you try and stick to your diet, or simply eat healthier at outdoor festivals this summer? In addition to…

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Dr. Ramnarine Explains Zika to Parenting Magazine

Infectious disease specialist, Jotir A. Ramnarine, MD, AdvantageCare Physicians, recently sat down with Parenting.com to explain the Zika virus and what families should look out for during tropical spring break vacations. “Cases of active Zika transmission have been confirmed in more than 30 countries in the Americas alone, from Mexico and Brazil to the U.S….

Eat Better: Tips for Healthy Lunches

New Yorkers’ lives move so quickly; we sometimes go for convenience rather than health in regards to lunch options. Recently, New York-based registered dietitian Katherine Harris, director of integrated nutrition at AdvantageCare Physicians, gave Cosmopolitan some helpful tips on ways to eat a satisfying and healthy meal. Katherine explains, “Filling up on carbs leads to…