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United Hospital Fund Names Two Financial Executives to Its Board

Release Date: 12.14.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund named two new directors to its Board— Diane Gelman, chief transformation officer at TIAA, and Barbara Yastine, an executive in the financial services industry for the past 30 years

UHF Gala Honors Three Exceptional Health Care Champions

Release Date: 11.27.2018
Contact: Cathy Arnst

Blueprint item on UHF's 2018 Gala.

Afya Foundation

Release Date: 10.01.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

UHF awards a Special Tribute tp Afya Foundation and i founder Danielle Butin for vital assistance to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and responses to crises worldwide.

United Hospital Fund Honors 26 Health Care Trustees

Release Date: 04.30.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund presented Distinguished Trustee Awards to 26 trustees from New York metropolitan-area hospitals and health care organizations. 

UHF Hosts Release of Report Calling for Integration of Health and Human Services

Release Date: 04.20.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

UHF President Anthony Shih chaired a meeting and panel at UHF to introduce a report published by the Human Services Council of New York on integrating health and social services.

Crain’s Health Pulse Interview: “New UHF President Sets Policy Agenda Amid D.C.’s Ever-Changing Health Care Landscape”

Release Date: 12.18.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Crain’s New York York Health Pulse interviews UHF President Anthony Shih, MD, MPH, about health care trends.

Related initiatives: Health Insurance Project, Medicaid Institute™, Implementing Health Care Reform, Children's Health, Quality Improvement, Family Caregiving

Robert S. Galvin, MD, Elected to Board of United Hospital Fund

Release Date: 11.16.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Robert S. Galvin, MD, chief executive officer of Equity Healthcare and a nationally recognized leader in market-based health policy and financing, has been elected a director of UHF.

Board Member Eileen Sullivan-Marx Named Nursing Academy President-Elect

Release Date: 10.10.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

UHF Board member Eileen Sullivan-Marx has been named president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing.

United Hospital Fund Recognizes Four New Yorkers for Their Leadership to Improve Health and Health Care

Release Date: 10.03.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund paid tribute tonight at its annual gala to leaders in philanthropy, banking, and health care—James H. Simons, PhD, Priscilla Almodovar, Robert Gore, MD, and James R. Tallon, Jr.—in recognition of their important contributions to improving health and health care. 

A New Chapter: Anthony Shih, MD, MPH, Becomes UHF President

Release Date: 08.14.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Dr. Anthony Shih has become the new president of United Hospital Fund, bringing an extensive background in health policy, health system performance improvement, quality improvement, and population health.

Anthony Shih, MD, MPH, Will Become New UHF President

Release Date: 05.03.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Anthony Shih, MD, MPH, will become president of United Hospital Fund on August 14, UHF Chairman J. Barclay Collins II has announced. Dr. Shih was named after a national search for a successor to James R. Tallon, Jr., who will retire after leading UHF for 24 years.

United Hospital Fund Honors 31 Health Care Trustees

Release Date: 05.01.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund (UHF) presented Distinguished Trustee Awards to 31 trustees from New York metropolitan area hospitals and health care organizations at a luncheon today at Cipriani 42nd Street. The honorees were recognized for their extraordinary leadership and service to hospitals, nursing homes, and home care organizations throughout the five boroughs of New York City and neighboring Long Island, Westchester, and New Jersey.

Suzanne Brundage Named First Patricia S. Levinson Fellow at United Hospital Fund

Release Date: 02.24.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Suzanne Brundage, program director of the Children’s Health Initiative at United Hospital Fund, has been selected as UHF’s first Patricia S. Levinson Fellow. The annual fellowship will advance UHF’s work to improve health care for vulnerable populations.  

Related initiatives: Children's Health

Seeking New Health Care Models in an Uncertain Time

Release Date: 11.18.2016
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Health policy expert Kavita Patel, MD, lays out competing visions for cost and payment reforms in her keynote to the 27th Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York.

Related initiatives: Implementing Health Care Reform, Innovation Strategies, Health Care Finances
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