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Dashboard

We use a summary dashboard that focuses on a subset of the scorecard measures that the Foundation’s senior management team and Board of Directors track closely as key indicators of overall performance. Our dashboard tells us at a glance where we are on track and where we have room to improve.

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Expand access for newly insured New Yorkers and for those who remain uninsured.

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At least 50 of New York’s community health centers experience capacity expansions by the end of 2014 as a result of NYSHealth’s efforts.

2010: 0 health centers

2012: 30 health centers

2013: 45 health centers

We exceeded our target of helping 40 community health center sites by the end of 2013 and increased our target to 50 by the end of 2014.

Expand insurance coverage through effective implementation of health reform.

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50% of stakeholders who are familiar with NYSHealth's work on insurance coverage agree that the Foundation is effective at creating impact on this issue in New York State by 2014.

2011: 40% of stakeholders

N/A

2012: 44% of stakeholders

It is difficult to attribute good implementation directly to our work, so we rely on experts' opinions. We are increasing our efforts to achieve and demonstrate impact on successful coverage expansion.

Develop community-based diabetes prevention and management initiatives that can be self-sustaining over the long run and encourage people at high risk for diabetes to change their behaviors.

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At least 65 evidence-based diabetes programs will begin replication by the end of 2014

2010: 0 programs

2012: 14 programs

2013: 40 programs

We met our target of replicating at least 40 evidence-based diabetes prevention programs in 2013 and increased our target to 65 programs by the end of 2014. 

Develop community-based diabetes prevention and management initiatives that can be self-sustaining over the long run and encourage people at high risk for diabetes to change their behaviors. 

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Leverage at least $4 million to help build up the evidence for diabetes programs by the end of 2014

2012: $0

N/A

2013: $2.7 million

We helped one grantee leverage a $2.7 million NIH grant in 2013 to study the effects of population-level obesity prevention policies in New York City and increased our target to $4 million by the end of 2014.

Increase comprehensive community-based services for veterans and their families. 

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Increase the amount of federal funds to support the implementation of community-based programs for veterans and their families in New York State from $8.2 million to $38.2 million by the end of 2014.

2012: $8.2 million

N/A

2013: $34.2 million 

We helped leverage $26 million in federal funds to support community-based programs for New York veterans and their families, well above our original goal. We updated our target to $38.2 million by the end of 2014.

Articulate a clear set of Foundation goals and strategies.

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70% of grantees (G) and other stakeholders (SH) give NYSHealth the highest ratings on the clarity of its goals and strategies.

2007 G: 68%
2011 SH: 53%

2011 G: 60%
2011 SH: 53%

2013 G: 74%
2012 SH: 52%

Our grantees recognized our efforts to communicate more clearly and consistently in their ratings of this measure in 2013, and we will continue our work in this area. 

Produce high-quality information.

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85% of grantees (G) and other stakeholders (SH) give NYSHealth the highest ratings on the credibility of its information.

2011 G: 90%
2011 SH: 80%

2011 G: 90%
2011 SH: 80%

2013 G: 98%
2012 SH: 78%

We continue to exceed our target for grantee ratings, and are close to reaching it for stakeholders.

Interact effectively with grantees and stakeholders

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85% of grantees (G) and other stakeholders (SH) give NYSHealth the highest ratings on its staff members' responsiveness. 

2007 G: 82%
2011 SH: 82%

2011 G: 84%
2011 SH: 82%
 

2013 G: 78%
2012 SH: 82%

Some grantees rated us lower in 2013 than in past years. We are wroking on improving our performance in this area. 

Develop a reputation as an organization that has impact on New York State's health system 

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50% of grantees (G) and other stakeholders (SH) give NYSHealth the highest ratings on its ability to advance knowledge.

2007 G: <25%
2011 SH: 39%

2011 G: 52%
2011 SH: 39%

2013 G: 42%
2012 SH: 49%

Grantee ratings of this measure slipped slightly in 2013. We are working on improving our performance in this area and are pleased that coverage grantees rate us higher than our other grantees because much of our grantmaking in the coverage area has been focused on advancing knowledge. 

Develop a reputation as an organization that has impact on New York State's health system

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45% of grantees (G) and other stakeholders (SH) give NYSHealth the highest ratings on its ability to affect public policy.

2007 G: <25%
2011 SH: <25%

2011 G: 42%
2011 SH: <25%

2013 G: 48%
2012 SH: 26%

We continue to move in the right direction, and are close to our target for grantees' ratings of our impact on public policy. We still have more work to do to enhance our reputation among other stakeholders.

Support a range of organizations that reflect diversity in geography, size, scope, and populations served.

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Achieve targets on two out of three indicators of diversity in grantmaking.

2006: Did not meet target

2012: Met target

2013: Met target

We are meeting our commitment to support a wide range of grantee organizations.