The latest news from NYSHealth.
Putting New York’s Veterans First
In his latest blog post, NYSHealth President and CEO David Sandman discusses the role of Division of Veterans' Services in New York and the opportunities for its new leader, Colonel (Ret.) Jim McDonough, to elevate the division to be a leader among states.
“Primary Care Providers Receive $100,000 Grants”
Read a Times Union article about NYSHealth grants to the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center and the Hudson Headwaters Health Network to expand primary care services. The awards are part of a NYSHealth initiative to expand the capacity of community health centers in underserved regions of New York State.
“Healthy Eating Program Showing Results”
Read a Post-Journal article on an NYSHealth-funded study which examines the childhood obesity prevention policies of New York State’s WIC program.
“Whitney Young to Use $100,000 Grant to Improve Care of Chronically Ill”
Read an article in The Business Review about an NYSHealth grant to the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center to expand primary care services. The grant is one of six across New York State that the Foundation made to expand the capacity of community health centers in underserved regions.
New Grants Awarded to Help Community Health Centers Meet the Primary Care Needs of Patients
The grants will help community health centers in five medically underserved regions—Southern Tier, North Country-Adirondacks, Capital District, Hudson Valley, and Central Leatherstocking-Catskills—take practical steps to care for more patients, expand existing sites, establish new sites, and/or increase the range of services provided.