The latest news from NYSHealth.
“Reflections on Governor Mario Cuomo’s Health Leadership”
In his Huffington Post column, former NYSHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman reflects on the late Governor Mario Cuomo's legacy and his enduring impact on New York State's health system.
Statement on the Death of Governor Mario Cuomo
It was reported that former New York Governor Mario Cuomo died earlier today, January 1, 2015. The following is a statement from New York State Health Foundation President and CEO James R. Knickman reflecting on Governor Cuomo’s impact on New York’s health system.
“Edible Education: Nutrition Toolkit Available for Schools”
Read an article in the Lake Placid News about how public schools are using Essex County's school nutrition toolkit to serve healthier food to students. The article mentions an NYSHealth grant to Essex County Public Health. NYSHealth has selected 17 organizations for grant awards to advance the goals of the New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) Prevention Agenda 2013–17.
“How To Succeed At Payment Reform (By Really Trying)”
Read a post on the Health Affairs Once in A Weil Blog by Alan Weil, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, about five elements needed to make payment reform succeed. The article is adapted from Mr. Weil's keynote address at the New York State Health Foundation conference, “Payment Reform: Expanding the Playing Field.”
“Unconvinced by Payment Reform”
Read an article on Government Health IT about the problems with current payment reform efforts. The article features Alan Weil's keynote address at the NYSHealth conference, “Payment Reform: Expanding the Playing Field.”