The latest news from NYHealth.
Mental Health of New Yorkers Stagnates Overall, Worsens for Some New Yorkers
More than three years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety among New Yorkers remain highly elevated.
Food-Insecure New Yorkers Twice as Likely to Have Unsatisfactory Health
New survey finds New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity have worse health, skip medical care to afford food
“The Health of Immigrants: What Projects Are Foundations Funding?”
Read a Health Affairs GrantWatch blog post about projects that foundations are funding related to the health of immigrants. The article cites a report supported by NYHealth, entitled "Maximizing Health Care Reform for New York’s Immigrants."
“Uninsured LGBT New Yorkers Will Soon Have Affordable Insurance Options”
Read a Syracuse.com article about a campaign to reach the estimated 25 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) New Yorkers who have no health insurance. NYHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“With Just Months to Go, New York State’s Health Benefit Exchange Gears Up for Open Enrollment”
Read a Health Affairs article, included in a special issue of the journal supported by NYHealth, which takes an in-depth look at New York State's Health Benefit Exchange as it gets up and running, including its establishment, its challenges, and next steps to see it fully implemented. NYHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“New Health Affairs: Medicaid Expansion And Vulnerable Populations”
Read this Health Affairs blog post on its June issue, supported by NYHealth, which looks at challenges facing vulnerable populations, including benefits and challenges for states deciding whether to embrace Medicaid expansion or opt out. The blog post summarizes an article that takes an in-depth look at New York State’s Health Insurance Exchange as it gears up for enrollment. NYHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“Biking (and Eating, and Shopping) Our Way to Good Health”
In his Huffington Post column, former NYHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman describes his experience with New York City's new bike-sharing program and its potential impact on public health.
“Getting Serious About the Social Determinants of Health”
NYHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman takes a look at the persistent disparities in health caused by social determinants, and suggests bringing people from outside the health world to the health policy table as well as integrating the fields of medical care and public health.