The Highland Newsroom Latest News Highland Hospital Physician Helps Lead Nationwide Planning to Improve Care for Older Adults Hospitalized with Hip FracturesAug 31, 2015Older adults hospitalized with hip fractures recover more successfully when orthopaedic surgeons and geriatricians care for them in collaboration. That’s the premise of an innovative program already in place at Highland Hospital and a similar model will soon be introduced on a nationwide scale.Highland Hospital Nationally Recognized for Gynecologic Cancer Care, Evarts Joint Center and Geriatric Fracture CenterAug 18, 2015Three of Highland Hospital’s programs have received Joint Commission disease-specific recertification by demonstrating continued compliance with patient safety and quality standards. The Evarts Joint Center, Geriatric Fracture Center and Gynecologic Oncology Program have all been recognized by the nation’s main accrediting body in health care.Highland Hospital Foundation Awards Maxion Family with its Highest HonorAug 17, 2015 The Highland Hospital Foundation will be honoring the family of the late Linda Maxion with the 2015 Heritage Award on Wednesday, August 19 at 5:30 p.m. in Linda’s Healing Garden at Highland Hospital.Highland Family Planning Health and Resource FairAug 17, 2015Highland Family Planning will host a free Health and Resource Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 19th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is open to the public and will take place at Highland Family Medicine, 777 S. Clinton Avenue. $1.65 Million Grant Earmarked for Nurse Practitioner Residency and Clinical Training Programs to Prepare Clinicians for Health Care ReformJul 29, 2015A $1.65 million grant will help prepare area clinicians to successfully practice in a fully transformed health care delivery system. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded the grant -- $330,000 for 5 years to the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Department of Family Medicine to create and manage the programs.