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Building a More Effective Health Care System for Every New Yorker

Publication Date: 12.07.2016

This year’s annual report focuses on how UHF’s initiatives are addressing the challenges of a changing health care landscape and having a real impact on the quality, accessibility, affordability, and patient experience of health care.

Work in Progress

Publication Date: 11.03.2014

New York’s health care system is on the move, with dramatic changes being made in its basic elements. The Fund is playing an important role in that transformation, as this 2014 annual report highlights.

Blueprint, Spring 2014

Publication Date: 03.19.2014

A first look at New York State of Health, the new health insurance marketplace; Jim Tallon on the importance of patients' experiences of our dramatically changing health care system; helping patients get the nonmedical services they need through Fund grant-supported Health Leads; patient-centered medical homes; reducing hospital readmissions; the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program; Together on Diabetes; the Hospital Auxilian and Volunteer Achievement Awards; new grants...and more, in the March 2014 Blueprint.

Implementing and Disseminating a Fall Prevention Program in At-Risk Older Adults Living in a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community-Supportive Services Program

Publication Date: 12.19.2013
Author: Dale Chaikin, RN, MS, Renee Pekmezaris, PhD, Rajni Walia, MA, Corinne Kyriacou, PhD, Fredda Vladeck, LCSW, and Gayle Kolidas, LCSW

Published in a 2013 issue of the International Public Health Journal , this article examines the impact of a falls prevention program in a naturally occurring retirment community (NORC).

Making Change Work

Publication Date: 10.29.2013

The 2013 annual report explores how substantive, timely Fund initiatives continue our historic role of speaking to health care’s most important challenges and opportunities—and shaping a system that truly works for all.

Blueprint, Summer 2013

Publication Date: 07.01.2013

The Summer 2013 issue of Blueprint presents the Fund's new ten-point action agenda for improving transitions in care by creating effective partnerships with family caregivers, commentary by Jim Tallon, and news of other Fund programs and people.

Blueprint, Spring 2013

Publication Date: 03.25.2013

The Spring 2013 issue of Blueprint spotlights the Fund's quality improvement partnerships; offers commentary by Jim Tallon; celebrates hospital auxilians and volunteers; and highlights the latest Fund news.

Explain. Improve. Connect.

Publication Date: 10.17.2012

Explain, improve, connect: three imperatives for our time that also describe both the goals and substance of the Fund's work.

Blueprint, Spring/Summer 2012

Publication Date: 06.11.2012
The Spring/Summer 2012 Blueprint looks at how the Fund is advancing health care innovation, offers commentary by Jim Tallon, and features news on the latest Fund projects and events.

Blueprint, Winter 2012

Publication Date: 02.06.2012
The Winter 2012 issue of Blueprint features a first look at the Fund's new Preventable Hospital Readmissions Initiative, commentary by Jim Tallon, and more.

New Directions

Publication Date: 12.06.2011

New directions. Innovation. Fundamental change. Those imperatives are an essential part of the Fund's work, as highlighted in the 2011 annual report.

Blueprint, Summer 2011

Publication Date: 09.08.2011
Among the highlights of the summer 2011 issue of Blueprint is a cover story about an initiative that is bringing health care providers and family caregivers together to coordinate and improve patient transitions.

Identifying Risks to Healthy Aging in New York City's Varied NORCs

Publication Date: 12.23.2010
Author: Fredda Vladeck and Rebecca Segel

The Health Indicators in NORC Programs Initiative is a data-driven risk-identification tool and quality-improvement process designed to help community-based programs with limited resources identify key health risks among older adults in their communities, develop targeted and systematic responses, and measure those responses’ effectiveness. This article, a version of which was published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Housing for the Elderly, presents findings from three NORC programs to illustrate the importance of understanding each community’s risks to healthy aging in developing effective targeted responses.


Publication Date: 10.26.2010
The Fund's 2010 annual report focuses on the clear links between our unique approach to improving health care, our accomplishments of the past year, and the challenging road immediately ahead, through a time of unprecedented urgency and opportunity.

Health Indicators: A Proactive and Systematic Approach to Healthy Aging

Publication Date: 07.19.2010
Author: Fredda Vladeck, Rebecca Segel, Mia Oberlink, Michal D. Gursen, and Danylle Rudin

This article describes a data-driven, community-based, collaborative effort under way in 34 low- and moderate-income communities in New York City. The Health Indicators in NORC (naturally occurring retirement community) Programs Initiative, started in 2007 with major support from the New York City Department for the Aging, has enabled community-based programs with limited resources to become more systematic in addressing the management of clients with diabetes, heart disease, or an increased risk for falls. Published in Cityscape (Volume 12, Number 2), a journal of the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.

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