Resources & Reports
An Examination of New York State’s Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care Services for Adults with Serious Mental Illness By: RAND Corporation Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: September 2014 Type: Resources, Report
This RAND Corporation report, funded by NYSHealth, examines several approaches that New York State community mental health centers have taken to improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care services for adults with serious mental illness.
Defy Diabetes Survey Instruments By: University of Michigan Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: August 2014 Type: Resources, Other
In 2008, the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) invested in a 5-year, $35 million Diabetes Campaign, with a focus on improving clinical care and patient outcomes; mobilizing communities to prevent diabetes and support diabetes self-management; and promoting policies that sustain comprehensive and effective care for people with diabetes. During the Campaign, NYSHealth awarded three grants to the Institute for Leadership (IFL) to support the Campaign’s Faith Fights Diabetes initiative; IFL led a three-year plan to build the capacity of faith-based organizations to deliver a diabetes management and prevention program, Defy Diabetes, in places of worship across New York State. To assess the program’s impact on participants' health status, as well as diabetes-related behavioral and psychosocial outcomes, NYSHealth awarded a grant to the University of Michigan’s Department of Medical Education to develop and validate two survey instruments—one for participants and one for volunteer leaders delivering the program—to assess the effectiveness of the diabetes self-management and prevention program.
Care Management in New York State Health Homes By: Joslyn Levy & Associates Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: August 2014 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report, prepared by Joslyn Levy & Associates, examines some approaches in New York State to expand and improve care management for health home members—patients who have multiple chronic conditions and intensive, high-cost service needs.
Implementation and Outcomes of the New York State YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program: A Multisite Community-Based Translation, 2010–2012 By: New York Academy of Medicine; NYSHealth; New York State Department of Health Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: July 2014 Type: Resources, Article, Report
This paper, prepared by the New York Academy of Medicine, New York State Department of Health, and New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) presents findings from the implementation of the evidence-based YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program (Y-DPP) in YMCA’s across New York State.
Overweight and Obesity: New York State Adults, 2012 By: New York State Department of Health Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: July 2014 Type: Resources, Data Set, Fact Sheet, Report
This Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) brief examines data on overweight and obesity prevalence in New York State adults in 2012. Obesity and overweight are currently the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Obesity is a significant risk factor for many chronic diseases and conditions including type 2 diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stroke, and heart disease.
New York State 2014 Open Enrollment Report By: NY State of Health Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: June 2014 Type: Resources, Data Set, Fact Sheet, Report
On June 25, 2014, New York State's health insurance exchange, NY State of Health, released demographic enrollment data on the nearly 1 million New Yorkers who enrolled in health plans from October 1, 2013 through April 15, 2014.
Outreach to High-Need, High-Cost Individuals: Best Practices for New York Health Homes By: Center for Health Care Strategies Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: April 2014 Type: Resources, Report
This report from the Center for Health Care Strategies, supported by NYSHealth, takes lessons learned from early-adopter Medicaid health homes across New York State to identify effective outreach and engagement practices. As health homes move from early to intermediate stages, many need innovative ideas to reach their target populations.
Overview of Diabetes in New York State and Related Resources By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: April 2014 Type: Resources, Data Set
This NYSHealth interactive map offers regional and countywide information on the rates of diabetes and prediabetes throughout the State, as well as data on other factors that can provide context for this chronic condition’s impact on New Yorkers, including poverty rates, the number of adults remaining uninsured after health reform, and the number of primary care providers for residents by county.
Dental is Fundamental—Ensuring the Smiles of All New Yorkers By: Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy Priority Areas: Special Projects Fund Date: April 2014 Type: Resources, Data Set, Fact Sheet, Report
This fact sheet from the Schuyler Center, with support from NYSHealth, presents key facts about the health impact and costs associated with tooth decay in New York State, and recommends investing in prevention efforts in New York State.
Prevention First: Making Sure New York Smiles By: Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy Priority Areas: Special Projects Fund Date: April 2014 Type: Resources, Data Set, Fact Sheet, Report
This issue brief from the Schuyler Center, with support from NYSHealth, provides an overview of the health impact and costs associated with tooth decay, and describes recommended prevention efforts for New York State.