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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

Catherine Arnst Joins United Hospital Fund as Director of Public Information

Release Date: 11.14.2016
Contact: Mary Johnson

Catherine Arnst joins United Hospital Fund as Director of Public Information.

Chad Shearer Promoted to Vice President for Policy at United Hospital Fund

Release Date: 10.25.2016
Contact: Miles Finley

Chad Shearer will now serve as vice president for policy as well as leading UHF’s Medicaid work.

Three Prominent Leaders Recognized by United Hospital Fund for Their Work to Improve Health and Health Care

Release Date: 09.26.2016
Contact: Miles Finley

The 2016 United Hospital Fund Gala was held on Monday, September 26.

Bettina Alonso and Eugene Keilin Elected to United Hospital Fund's Board

Release Date: 06.29.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

Bettina Alonso and Eugene Keilin have been elected to the United Hospital Fund’s board of directors.

Jim Tallon Announces Plan to Step Down as President of United Hospital Fund in Second Half of 2017

Release Date: 06.23.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

Jim Tallon has announced that he plans to step down as president of United Hospital Fund in the second half of 2017.

Jim Tallon: Three Trends Shaping Health Care

Release Date: 05.20.2016

Jim Tallon reflects on three trends that are shaping the future of the health care system in the greater New York area.

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