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Improving access to quality healthcare in rural and underserved communities.

Who we are

Health WorkForce Apps (HWapps) is division of Health WorkForce New York (HWNY) a nonprofit healthcare workforce development organization that engages partners to address healthcare workforce shortages in rural and underserved areas.

Our mission is to improve access to quality healthcare in rural and underserved communities through research, technology and media, community-outreach, and partner engagement.

HWNY is a cutting-edge provider of healthcare workforce development through innovative digital applications and strategic community engagement.

HWNY is a Social Enterprise. Profit from contracted services goes back into self-sustaining, community-driven, workforce development projects.


      Our Team

      CEO | 315.379.7701

      VP of Strategic Development | 607.423.9199

      Director of Projects | 315.212.7517

      Director of Products |  315.224.7260

      Technology and Media Specialist | 607.423.0093

      Engagement Specialist | 530.680.5501

      Content Specialist | 315.379.7701

      Accounting Manager | 315.379.7701

      Board Members

      David W. Felton
      President & Chief Executive Officer (Retired) Crouse Community Center Nursing Facility

      Vice Chair
      L. Thomas Wolff, MD
      Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Dept of Family Medicine
      Medical Director
      Department of Physician Assistant Studies, SUNY Upstate Medical University

      Rodney Boula
      Chief Executive Officer
      Calais Regional Hospital

      Eve Van De Wal
      Regional President
      Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

      Dan Young
      Senior Business Advisor
      Empire Advocates

      Mantosh J. Dewan, MD
      Interim President
      SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Department of Psychiatry
      SUNY Upstate Medical University

      Lenore L Boris, JD, PhD
      Associate Dean
      Clinical Campus at Binghamton
      SUNY Upstate Medical University

      John Rudd
      President and Chief Executive Officer
      Cayuga Medical Center
      Cayuga Health System

      Mark E. Warfel, DO, FAAFP
      Program Director
      St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program Director of Medical Education
      Mohawk Valley Health System

      David E. Rogers, PhD
      Morrisville State College

      Nathan Balint, JD
      Attorney at Law/Partner
      Akerman LLP

      Paul Dingman
      Administrator (Retired)
      Plattsburgh City School District

      Charles N. Aswad, MD, FAAFP, FACEM
      Chief Medical Advisor
      Emeritus Vice President & Chief Executive Officer Medical Society of New York State

      What's New

      Latest thinking from our digital engagement strategy team.

      We love to share - our thoughts, expertise, and innovative solutions.

      Browse our recent activities, reports, and blog posts on everything digital workforce engagement-related. Whatever we're up to right now, you'll find it here. 

      The Problems Surrounding Employee Onboarding

      The Problems Surrounding Employee Onboarding

      During the past decade, organizations have used onboarding programs with the hopes of seamlessly integrating a new employee, all while attempting to improve retention, engagement, and their overall employee experience.  Sadly, most companies are completely failing at...

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