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  • The Effectiveness of Diabetes Prevention Programs in Community Settings

    This University of Chicago synthesis report, supported by NYSHealth and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, examines the evidence related to the health outcomes, long-term effects, implementation costs, and overall cost implications of existing diabetes prevention programs.

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  • The New York State Health Care Provider Database: A Framework for Action

    This HealtheConnections Health Planning report, supported by NYSHealth, examines the feasibility of creating a statewide database of health care providers and its potential uses, as well as offers recommendations for making the database a reality in New York State. 

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  • Shared Savings Programs: Lessons Learned from a New York State Community Health Center

    Across the country, providers and payers are experimenting with new payment arrangements to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. The prevailing fee-for-service system pays for inputs rather than outcomes, and more care rather than better care. Alternative payment methods that move away from fee-for-service will drive meaningful change toward delivering and paying for better quality care. However, promising new reimbursement models are still being tested and refined to determine which are most effective, most appealing to payers and providers, and most likely to supplant the fee-for-service model.

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