The latest news from NYSHealth.
Health Care Transparency Can Be Clear as Mud
In his latest blog post, NYSHealth President and CEO David Sandman recounts his experience seeking out price information on New York hospitals' websites and offers ideas for making health care price information more user-friendly, accessible, and actionable for consumers.
New Report Highlights Opportunities for New York State to Expand Immigrant Health Care Coverage
As New York State works to implement the Affordable Care Act and establish its Health Benefit Exchange, key opportunities exist to expand immigrants’ access to health reform.
“Post-Sandy, NYU Langone Has Reopened, But Can It Regain Market Share?”
Read a Kaiser Health News article on NYU Langone Medical Center, now reopened after being affected by Hurricane Sandy, and what impact the hospital’s closure could have on its future in New York City’s health care market. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“WIC Shown to Help Reduce Child Obesity”
Read a Westfield Republican article on an NYSHealth-funded study that examines the childhood obesity prevention policies of New York State’s WIC program.
“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.