The latest news from NYSHealth.
A Wish List for 2020
In his latest blog post, NYSHealth President and CEO David Sandman lays out a wish list to make New Yorkers healthier in 2020.
“Schenectady County Gets $25,000 to Treat Asthma Patients”
Read an article in the Albany Business Review about a grant from NYSHealth to Schenectady County Public Health Services to create a care model for asthma patients.
“Unsung Heroes of Obamacare’s Enrollment Surge”
Read an article in the Huffington Post about the individuals and groups who contributed to the surge of new health care coverage enrollees under the Affordable Care Act. The article cites the Empire Justice Center's Ambassadors for Coverage program, which is funded by NYSHealth.
“RHC Receives Funds to Address Diabetes”
Read an article in the Madison County Courier about grants received to support diabetes prevention in Madison County, New York. One such grant comes from an NYSHealth initiative, Laying the Groundwork to Scale Up the National Diabetes Prevention Program in New York.
“Despite Bankruptcies, Hospitals Boost Employment”
Read an article in Crain's New York about hospital consolidation in New York and its impact on employment. NYSHealth Program Officer Amy Shefrin is quoted.
“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.