United Hospital Fund is an independent, nonprofit organization working to build a more effective health care system for New Yorkers, one that is affordable and accessible, provides a better patient experience and the highest quality of care, and achieves optimal outcomes—with a special focus on the needs of the most vulnerable.
How We Work
We analyze public policy to inform decision makers, find common ground among diverse stakeholders, and develop and support innovative programs that improve the quality, accessibility, affordability, and experience of patient care. UHF has been providing analysis, convening, and thought leadership on key health policy issues in New York for decades, with recent successful initiatives focused on expanding affordable health coverage, improving health care quality and efficiency, and promoting clinical-community partnerships.
Our core activities are research and policy analysis, convening, knowledge dissemination, collaborative initiatives, capacity building, and grant making. Key priorities include:
Resources for family caregivers and health care providers are available at our Next Step in Care website.