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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

In Wake of Individual Mandate Penalty Repeal, Federal Association Plan Rule Could Further Destabilize NY Markets

Release Date: 06.08.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

A proposed federal rule on association health plans could alter Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions and roll back gains New York State has made, a new HealthWatch report finds. Under the new rule, New Yorkers would see higher costs for individuals and small groups seeking comprehensive coverage.

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.

Clinical Quality Fellowship Program: Celebrating the Newest Group of Quality Leaders

Release Date: 05.01.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

The Clinical Quality Fellowship Program held its culminating dinner for the 2017-18 class of 19 physicians and 9 nurses. 

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. 

Suzanne Brundage Named UHF’s Patricia S. Levinson Fellow

Release Date: 04.20.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Suzanne Brundage, director of the Children’s Health Initiative at United Hospital Fund, has been selected as UHF’s Patricia S. Levinson Fellow.

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.

Learning Retreat Marks Tenth Class of Clinical Quality Fellows

Release Date: 02.20.2018
Contact: Catherine Arnst

The tenth class of the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program started intensive training as quality improvement experts with a two-day retreat in January. 

Comprehensive Review Finds Meaningful Health Care Quality Information for New York State Consumers Severely Lacking

Release Date: 12.12.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

A comprehensive UHF Quality Institute report reveals that the information New York State consumers most want when making health care choices is severely lacking.

New York Small Group Insurance Market Showing Signs of Distress; Trump Proposals Could Make Things Worse

Release Date: 12.07.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

Enrollment in New York State’s small group insurance market has declined sharply since 2007 and average premiums and were the second highest in the nation, according to a HealthWatch report.

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.

United Hospital Fund Transfers Ownership of Model Website to NYS Office for the Aging to Help Senior-Serving Community Organizations be More Strategic and Effective

Release Date: 11.07.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund has transferred its NORC Blueprint: A Guide to Community Action website to the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA), effective immediately.

As Fifth ACA Open Enrollment Period Begins, NY’s Individual Market Much Improved but Faces Worrisome Trends

Release Date: 10.31.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

New York State’s individual market is vastly improved since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but trends suggest the need to consider options that would bolster the market, while recent actions by the Trump administration may make that task harder, according to a new UHF report.

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