Here we showcase some of the practical effects of our work: on-the-ground examples and stories of how UHF's varied efforts—running pilot programs, training quality leaders, analyzing policy changes, and more—have affected the lives and health of New Yorkers.

Stories of UHF's Impact
Providing Healthcare for the Homeless

In 1985, United Hospital Fund helped establish Health Care for the Homeless, one of the first homeless health care organizations in the country.

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Every Minute Matters

A nurse manager's project with the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program has ensured heart attack patients get diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible in a Queens emergency room.

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An Innovative Solution for Spiking Wait Times

Patients at a Manhattan hospital's outpatient clinics can save around 17 minutes each visit thanks to one doctor's project with the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program.

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More Impact Stories
“Milestones Matter”: One Pediatrician’s Perseverance Drives Transformative Change

A United Hospital Fund pediatric fellow's idea drives transformative change at her Long Island City clinic.

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A Doctor’s Waiting-Room Garden Joins Buffalo Clinic

In the waiting room of Niagara Street Pediatrics in Buffalo, patients encounter a fully functioning garden with produce, a gardening guide, and seedlings they can take home.

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Moving from an “F” to an “A”: One Doctor’s Story

Dramatic changes in quality of care and patient safety at a Brooklyn hospital, traced back to help from UHF's Clinical Quality Fellowship Program.

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