Health of Women in the Finger Lakes Region
Finger Lakes Health Systems agency (FLHSA) has issued
a special report on the health of women. FLHSA analyzed
the available health and demographic data about women
in the nine-county Finger Lakes region in order to provide
area health care providers, insurers, consumers and
community organizations objective information as they
plan for the future health care needs of our communities.
has been increasing recognition among health care researchers,
policymakers and clinicians that women's health care
utilization and health issues vary significantly from
men's. These differences must be considered when providing
health services to women or developing strategies for
improving women's health status.
health care in the region becomes increasingly competitive,
FLHSA assesses the effects of that change on the community.
It does this by tracking shifts in access to health
services and insurance, monitoring changes in health
status of the population, assessing health needs in
the community, and providing community-wide health data.
report covers demographics, access to care, mortality,
diseases and chronic conditions, infectious diseases,
lifestyle, behavioral health, and domestic violence.
Report - PDF (1 MB)
You may request a printed copy of the report and other
FLHSA publications by calling or writing:
Lakes Health Systems Agency
1150 University Avenue
Rochester New York 14607
titles available in the FLHSA Health Matters Series
Evolving Integration of Health Care Systems in the
Terms: A Health Insurance Primer
Cancer in the Finger Lakes Region
& Pneumonia in the Finger Lakes Region
in the Finger Lakes Region
Managed Care in the Six County Finger Lakes Region
in the Finger Lakes Region: Men vs. Women
for Long Term Care: A Patient and Family Guide
A Consumer Guide
Should the Rochester Area Be Concerned About the Uninsured?
Salud!: The Health of the Hispanic Community In the
and Infant Health in the Finger Lakes Region
Term Care: its Not Just Nursing Homes Anymore
In the Finger Lakes Region
Health Indicators for Monroe County
Potential Effects of Hospital Consolidation on Access
to Care: Questions for the Rochester Community
Lakes Health Systems Agency (FLHSA) is a health
planning organization whose mission is to promote the
delivery of accessible, affordable health care services
to the population of the region. From its origins in
the 1950s, health planning has been an integral part
of this community's health care system and has been
supported by community leaders, health care providers,
insurers, and county governments.