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SNAPCAP elects 2013 officers

SNAPCAP (Safety Net Association of Primary Care Affiliated Providers) announced on March 25, 2013 that it has elected its 2013 slate of officers. Frank Azzarelli, associate vice president of the Elmwood Health Center, People, Inc. was elected as chair; Joanne Haefner, executive director of the Neighborhood Health Center, was elected vice chair and Raymond Ganoe, executive vice president of Evergreen Health Services, was elected as treasurer. 

SNAPCAP is an organization of community-based primary care health centers in western New York that act to broaden access to health services by addressing concerns at the policy level, offering a forum for sharing information, learning and initiatives, as well as provide mutual support. SNAPCAP’s purpose is to bring stakeholders into the safety net planning process and pursue shared services approaches that reduce costs and improve access to quality health care.

The Safety Net Association of Primary Care Affiliated Providers of WNY, SNAPCAP, is an organization of community-based primary care health centers in Western New York that acts to broaden access to health services, addressing concerns at the policy level, offering a forum for sharing information, learning and initiatives, and by providing mutual support. There are currently fifteen (15) member organizations of which People Inc. is a Founding Member.

According to Frank Azzarelli, “As Chair, I am committed to leading a transition in the health care delivery model whereby primary care will be a driver of health policy and delivery in Western New York, with providers of primary services to the disenfranchised and underserved adding to the diversity of voices working to ensure that all people are within a well-managed and effective health delivery system.”  

There are currently 16 SNAPCAP member organizations. Members include:


·         Aspire of WNY

·         Catholic Health

·         Community Health Center of Buffalo

·         Erie County Medical Center

·         Evergreen Health Services

·         Jericho Road Family Practice 

·         Kaleida Health 

·         Mount St. Mary’s Hospital

·         Neighborhood Health Center

·         Oak Orchard Health Center

·         People, Inc., Elmwood Center 

·         Planned Parenthood of WNY

·         Universal Primary Care

·         The Chautauqua Center 

·         The Resource Center

·         UBMD Family Medicine at Jefferson


To learn more about SNAPCAP, email snapcapwny@gmail.com.

 

1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231
Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

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