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Grant Spotlight: Partnerships Strengthen Response to At-Risk Children’s Needs

Release Date: 07.31.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Partnerships for Early Childhood Development moves on to Phase II—and improved referrals for critical psychosocial needs.

Health Department, United Hospital Fund and Partners Release Joint Report on Small Primary Care Practices in New York City

Release Date: 06.14.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

The Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) report is intended to help small practices and their potential partners understand the economics of shared-services

Small Primary Care Practices that Offer Behavioral Health Services Successfully Identifying Patients at Risk of Depression

Release Date: 05.30.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Small primary care practices participating in a grant-funded project that is helping them bring behavioral health services into their practices say they are successfully identifying at-risk individuals and improving quality of care, a new UHF issue brief reports.

UHF and New York State Partner to Benefit Youngest Children

Release Date: 04.18.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

UHF plays a lead role in guiding development of a ten-point action plan for New York State’s First 1000 Days on Medicaid initiative.

Child Health Project Highlights Value of Partnership

Release Date: 04.18.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

First-year results show the promise of UHF’s Partnerships for Early Childhood Development model.

President’s Letter: To Increase Value, Go Beyond Health Care

Release Date: 04.17.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Increasing the “value equation”—and overall health—requires going beyond the health care system to engage in effective clinical-community partnerships. 

29th Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice—Call for Posters

Release Date: 03.22.2018
Contact: Hollis Holmes

Abstracts of posters to be considered for presentation at the annual Research Symposium may now be submitted, with a deadline of June 22, 2018.

UHF Welcomes New Partner, Junto Health

Release Date: 03.07.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund and health care technology consortium Junto Health are partnering to share information and expertise that will benefit both organizations.

UHF Awards $219,107 in Grants to Improve Primary Care in New York

Release Date: 02.26.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

UHF awarded two grants totaling $219,107 for projects aimed at improving primary care by addressing the social determinants of health.

Bolstering Small-Practice “Medical Home” Capabilities

Release Date: 02.14.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Small independent primary care providers are a vital lifeline for New Yorkers, but these practices are at risk of falling behind in the race toward medical home recognition and value-based purchasing. A UHF partnership with New York City is yielding valuable guidance on potential ways forward.

Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care: Small Practices Tackle the Challenge

Release Date: 12.19.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

With training and some additional resources, even small primary care practices can routinely screen for and treat depression and anxiety—bringing care to the bulk of patients with those conditions who now go undiagnosed and untreated. A new UHF-supported project is testing a step-by-step approach to taking on that challenge.

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.

New Report Outlines Ways to Strengthen Consumer Access to Provider Networks in New York State

Release Date: 05.23.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

With health insurance premiums rising, delivery system reforms reshaping how services are provided, and the future of the Affordable Care Act in doubt, a United Hospital Fund report released today outlines ways to help consumers choose and use provider networks, and access timely care through stronger safeguards and improved disclosure.

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.

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. 

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