The latest news from NYSHealth.
“High Cost of Health Care: As Health Care Costs Level, Pharmaceuticals Take a Wild Jump”
Read an article in the Niagra Gazette about the rising cost of some prescription drugs as other health care costs begin to stabilize. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted. .
“How Does New York Compare for Health Plan Costs?”
Read an article in the Buffalo Business First about how the cost of health plans in New York compares with those in other states. NYSHealth Program Officer Amy Shefrin is quoted.
New Grants Awarded to Expand Diabetes Prevention Efforts Throughout New York State
With this more than $400,000 investment, the Foundation will reach communities with high rates of diabetes and prediabetes, and make the NDPP available to New Yorkers in places where they live, work, and worship.
“Health Center Releases Long-Term Plan for Financial Stability”
Read an article in the Watertown Daily Times about the NYSHealth grantee North Country Family Health Center’s work plan for ensuring its long-term success..
“NY Health Data Draws Journalists, Researchers and Coders”
Read an article on TechPresident.com about New York State's leadership role in making health data transparent and accessible, including through organizing a health-data focused Code-a-thon.
Four Concerns for Community Health Centers in a Post-Health Reform World
In his Huffington Post column, former NYSHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman identifies four concerns for community health centers in the wake of health reform and offers suggestions for overcoming these challenges.