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 Role of Philanthropy and Advocacy in Health Care Reform Implementation”
Read a Nonprofit Quarterly article that takes a look at what role foundations can play in shaping the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The article cites an NYHealth-funded report that analyzes key provisions of the ACA, and identifies the tasks and hurdles that must be confronted when implementing reform.
“The High Cost of Low-Income Care”
Read a City & State article that takes a look at the progress to date of reforms to New York’s Medicaid system. NYHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
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. NYHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“Primary Care Providers Receive $100,000 Grants”
Read a Times Union article about NYHealth 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 NYHealth initiative to expand the capacity of community health centers in underserved regions of New York State.