The latest news from NYSHealth.
“Governor Cuomo Holds First New York Veterans and Military Families Summit”
Read an article on LongIsland.com about Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's first New York State Veterans and Military Families Summit, which was held on March 20, 2014. NYSHealth is cited.
Less Is More: In Defense of Narrow(ish) Health Care Provider Networks
In his Huffington Post column, former NYSHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman highlights the opportunities that narrower provider networks present for both saving money and improving the quality of care.
“A New Kind of Hospital Emerges in the Bronx”
Read or listen to a story on WNYC about a "freestanding" emergency room in the Bronx and the potential impact and replication of the model in New York City. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted.
“New York State’s Early Health Insurance Exchange Lessons”
Read a Healthcare Informatics interview about the development and implementation of the NY State of Health, the online marketplace for individuals to enroll in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The article refers to Enroll UX 2014, a design for an online tool to assist consumers with enrolling in health insurance. NYSHealth helped support Enroll UX 2014 along with eight of the nation's top health funders.
“Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Force to Be Reckoned With”
Read an article in DOTmed News about the impact of health care coverage expansion on federally qualified health centers. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted.
“St. Peter’s Health Partners Doctors Make House Calls”
Read a Times Union article about an NYSHealth-funded pilot program that has physicians and nurse practitioners making house calls to deliver medical care to chronically ill homebound patients, with the goal of reducing repeat emergency room visits and hospital readmissions.