The latest news from NYSHealth.
“Health Care Costs Squeezing LI Workers”
Read an article in Newsday about health insurance costs for New Yorkers who get coverage through their employers. The article cites an NYSHealth-funded chart book, "Health Care Costs and Spending in New York State."
“Losing My Physician: Are Narrow Networks the New Normal?”
Listen to a story on WNYC about the impact of narrow provider networks on access to health care. Former NYSHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman is quoted.
“Program to Cut Smoking in Pregnancy Begins May 1 in Oswego County”
Read an article in the Valley News Online about a grant from NYSHealth to Oswego County to promote smoking cessation among pregnant women and mothers of young children.
“Local Project Seeks Better Mental Health Care for Rural Seniors”
Read an article on WXXI News about University of Rochester Medical Center's initiative to implement Project ECHO®, a model of health care education and delivery to enhance capacity for geriatric mental health care in rural and underserved communities of New York State. The project is funded by NYSHealth.
“Schenectady County is State’s Asthma Hot Spot”
Read an article in the Daily Gazette about the high prevalence of asthma in Schenectady County. The article cites a grant from NYSHealth to Schenectady County Public Health Services to create a care model for asthma patients.