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Enormous progress has been made, but health care quality, safety, and outcomes remain far too variable—and patients’ priorities and well-being too often don’t receive the attention they merit. In response, UHF is working to help train quality improvement leaders, promote best practices in patient and family engagement, improve quality measurement, increase reliability and efficiency, and foster innovation in care delivery.
Current initiatives: Children's Health Initiative, Family Caregiving, Innovation Strategies, Medicaid Institute, Quality Institute
Focusing on indoor air quality as a key aspect of substandard housing in New York City, this HealthWatch brief identifies neighborhoods that Medicaid providers and health plans might target to reduce asthma-related health care utilization through housing interventions—primarily looking at children enrolled in Medicaid and suggesting where interventions might be most needed.
Lessons from New York State's value-based payment effort, focused on children's health care.
Results from an observational study evaluating the effectiveness of antibiotic stewardship interventions in New York City outpatient settings.