Resources & Reports
Project ECHO® Evaluation 101: A Practical Guide For Evaluating Your Program By: New York Academy of Medicine Priority Areas: Special Projects Fund Date: May 2017 Type: Resources, Toolkit
Co-funded by NYSHealth and the GE Foundation, the New York Academy of Medicine developed this toolkit and resource guide for Project ECHO users working across multiple health conditions and settings.
Strategic Assessment of New York State’s Regional Population Health Investments By: Lake Fleet Consulting Priority Areas: Building Healthy Communities Date: May 2017 Type: Resources, Conference Materials, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report, prepared by Lake Fleet Consulting, analyzes the New York State Department of Health’s current funding for total population health. It also makes recommendations for how the State and its residents can gain more value for funds spent on achieving the Prevention Agenda, New York State’s well-defined strategy for pursuing population health.
A Matter of Equity: NYC Voters’ Opinions on Universal Free School Lunch By: Global Strategy Group Priority Areas: Building Healthy Communities Date: April 2017 Type: Resources, Data Set, Report
This NYSHealth-funded survey by Global Strategy Group found that New York City voters overwhelmingly support universal free school lunch in public schools.
Yelp for Health: Using the Wisdom of Crowds to Find High-Quality Hospitals By: Manhattan Institute Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: April 2017 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report by Manhattan Institute assesses if patient-generated website reviews and ratings on social media correlate with objective quality measures for New York State hospitals.
Still Searching: How People Use Health Care Price Information in the United States, New York State, Florida, Texas, and New Hampshire By: Public Agenda Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: April 2017 Type: Resources, Report
Funding Charity Care in New York: An Examination of Indigent Care Pool Allocations By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: March 2017 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report offers recommendations for maximizing the use of Indigent Care Pool (ICP) dollars to strengthen and support safety-net hospitals in New York City.
Understanding the Impact of Active Design in Affordable Housing: Insights for Policymakers and Developers By: Center for Active Design Priority Areas: Building Healthy Communities Date: January 2017 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded policy brief by Center for Active Design highlights opportunities for using Active Design strategies on affordable housing design to increase the physical activity of residents and improve their health.
Why Are Hospital Prices Different? An Examination of New York Hospital Reimbursement By: Gorman Actuarial Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: December 2016 Type: Resources, Report
This report, funded in part by NYSHealth, examines the factors behind New York State hospitals’ wide price variation, with some hospitals up to 2.7 times more expensive than the lowest-priced ones in the same region.
A Blueprint for Improving Access to Primary Care for Adults with Physical Disabilities By: Independence Care System Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers, Advancing Primary Care Date: December 2016 Type: Resources
This NYSHealth-funded report, A Blueprint for Improving Access to Primary Care for Adults with Physical Disabilities, was created by the Independence Care System (ICS) as a guide for primary care providers to expand access to care for adults with disabilities.
Assessing and Improving Cost Estimator Tools for Consumers By: Consumers Union Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: December 2016 Type: Resources, Article, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report in Consumer Reports offers ratings of health cost estimator tools, both nationally and New York State-specific, that help consumers make better-informed decisions about their health care.