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The Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice, inaugurated in 1990, is held each year to foster collaboration on and understanding of current health care issues and research in New York, build bridges among health services researchers and practitioners, and showcase the New York health services research community. This year's symposium will be a virtual event, to be held in two separate 3-hour sessions on October 26 and October 28.
UHF/GNYHA’s 31st Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice, will be held in two separate 2- to 3-hour remote sessions on October 26-28.
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A new analysis estimates that COVID-19 has led to severe, long-lasting, and racially disparate repercussions on children under age 18 in New York State. These include children who have lost a parent or guardian or who have entered poverty or are near poverty as a result of the pandemic.
Conducted by United Hospital Fund and Boston Consulting Group, the analysis estimates that between March and July 2020, 4,200 children experienced a parental death; and 325,000 children have been pushed into or near poverty as a result of the pandemic’s economic downturn.
This analysis is broken out in two parts, which can be downloaded on this page. Part 1 highlights the impacts of parental death on New York’s children. Part 2 addresses COVID-19’s poverty-related effects and broader economic implications. Also available for download on this page is a look at county-specific data in New York State, as well as a literature review.