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New York State a Leader in Implementing Patient-Centered Medical Home, but Growth Slowing

Release Date: 10.19.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund reports that growth in the number of providers offering patient-centered medical homes is starting to slow in New York State, and small independent primary care practices have been much slower to adopt the model.

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

Hospital Clinics Are Main Driver of Recent Growth in Primary Care Medical Homes in New York

Release Date: 09.21.2016
Contact: Miles Finley

UHF has released the third in a series of reports tracking medical home growth in New York State. 

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

Health Department, United Hospital Fund, and Partners Release Plan Outlining Strategies to Increase Broad Adoption of Primary Care Medical Home Model to Promote Health Equity

Release Date: 08.25.2016
Contact: Miles Finley

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, United Hospital Fund, and partners in the Population Health Improvement Program released a plan that outlines five strategies to expand and improve the impact of the medical home model of primary care across New York City.

Jim Tallon: Keeping Patient Engagement Relevant

Release Date: 06.27.2016
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What do we mean when we say "patient engagement"? What related myths can we lay to rest? And how do we ensure that our public debate fosters meaningful implementation?

Effective Value-Based Payment for Children Requires Different Quality Measures than Those for Adults, Says UHF Report

Release Date: 06.16.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new report focuses on the quality measures to consider as part of value-based payment arrangements for children’s health care.

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies, Children's Health

New Framework to Help Providers Integrate Behavioral Health into Primary Care Practices

Release Date: 06.07.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna
A new guide will help primary care practices increase their ability to serve patients with mental health issues within their primary health care settings. Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

UHF Report Outlines Changing Roles for Providers and Health Plans under Full-Risk Capitation Payment Approaches

Release Date: 05.05.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna
This UHF report examines the shifting roles of providers and payers related to the adoption of full-risk capitation. Presenting opportunities and challenges for providers, health plans, consumers, and policymakers, the report also summarizes a number of open issues. Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

UHF Report Examines Links Between the Performance and Characteristics of New York's Accountable Care Organizations

Release Date: 04.18.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna
A UHF report examines the performance of New York’s accountable care organizations in Year 2 of the federal Medicare Shared Savings Program, finding that they lag the national experience on cost savings but outperform it on quality results. Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

United Hospital Fund Report Identifies Key Opportunities to Support Children's Health Through Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care

Release Date: 01.07.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new report presents four key issues deemed paramount to ensure that each contact a young child has with the health care system not only responds to his or her acute needs but also promotes the child’s full development—including physical, mental, and cognitive health.

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies, Children's Health

Greg Burke: The Medical Home Model Provides Professional Satisfaction, But Challenges Remain

Release Date: 09.18.2015
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In a two-part interview by MD Magazine, Greg Burke, director of innovation strategies at United Hospital Fund, discusses the challenges to the broader adoption of the medical home, a primary care delivery model.

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

Continuing Growth of Medical Homes in New York Is Spurred by Hospital Teaching Clinics

Release Date: 08.12.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

Between 2013 and 2014, New York State experienced nearly 20 percent growth in the number of health care providers formally recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Homes, according to a new report from the United Hospital Fund,

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

“Convenient Care,” a Growing Trend in Ambulatory Care

Release Date: 04.16.2015
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In this Q&A, originally published in the Spring 2015 issue of Blueprint, Greg Burke, director of Iinnovation strategies, discusses issues examined in the report Convenient Care: Retail Clinics and Urgent Care Centers in New York State.

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

Accountable Care Has the Potential to Improve Care and Reduce Costs, Say Leaders with Early Experience

Release Date: 04.08.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

Two new United Hospital Fund reports examine the early experience of New York’s Medicare accountable care organizations, pointing to them as “potentially transformative innovations.”

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

United Hospital Fund Report Examines Urgent Care Centers and Retail Clinics in New York

Release Date: 02.05.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

The United Hospital Fund has published a report on urgent care centers and retail clinics—collectively known as “convenient care”—in New York State.

Related initiatives: Innovation Strategies

Reports Find Growth Has Slowed in the Number of Patient-Centered Medical Homes in New York

Release Date: 12.16.2013
Contact: Bob de Luna

While the number of health care providers recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Homes continues to grow in New York, that growth has slowed, according to two new reports from the United Hospital Fund.

Related initiatives: Health Care Finances, Innovation Strategies
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