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  • Class of 2016-17

    Class of 2016-17 CQFP Class of 2016-17 Participants in the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program Chinyere Anyaogu, MD, NYC Health + Hospitals, North Central Bronx Hospital Natalie Bell, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, OCN, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Bernard Biviano, MD, FACS, FACP ...

  • Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care

    Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care PROPC-NY Learning Collaborative What outcome measures are meaningful to patients? To increase patient engagement and the patient voice in health care, the Quality Institute has advanced the use of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures with a learning ...

  • Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN

    Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN UHF Special Tribute, 2019 In 2019, UHF saluted Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN—Dean, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, and President, American Academy of Nursing—for ...

  • Lynne Holden, MD

    Lynne Holden, MD Lynne Holden, MD Distinguished Community Service Award, 2019 In 2019, we saluted Lynne Holden, MD, President and Co-founder, Mentoring in Medicine, Inc., for inspiring and equipping disadvantaged and low-income students to become health care professionals. When Alexa ...

  • Excellence in Health Care Award for Quality Improvement Champions

    Excellence in Health Care Award for Quality Improvement Champions The Excellence in Health Care Award for Quality Improvement Champions was established by UHF in 2019 to honor extraordinary personal leadership to improve quality of care, patient safety, and patient experience ...

  • Jennie L. and Richard K. DeScherer

    Jennie L. and Richard K. DeScherer Jennie & Richard DeScherer Distinguished Community Service Award, 2014 In 2014, we saluted Jennie and Richard DeScherer for their outstanding leadership of the SLE Lupus Foundation and the Lupus Research Institute. Jennie DeScherer first ...

  • COVID-19 Pediatric Provider Resources

    COVID-19 Pediatric Provider Resources Last updated January 26, 2021. 1. Infographics and fact sheets, suitable for display or distribution in the office/practice Positive Parenting Infographic on parenting behaviors that foster a child’s capacity to love, trust, learn, and ...

  • COVID-19

    COVID-19 Links: Online resources for parents and pediatric providers To aid parents and pediatric and social service providers as they respond to numerous challenges arising from COVID-19, UHF's Children’s Health Initiative has compiled two lists of resources from ...

  • Mount Sinai Pediatric Associates

    Mount Sinai Pediatric Associates Mount Sinai Pediatric Associates is part of the Mount Sinai Hospital system and a training site for Icahn School of Medicine pediatric residents. Located at Madison Avenue and East 100th Street on the Upper East Side ...

  • Partnering with Parents and Communities

    Partnering with Parents and Communities Understanding the communities in which families live and the concerns of parents can help clinicians identify and prioritize barriers to high-quality care pediatric care. These issues can range from operational concerns like wait times for ...

  • Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, FACP

    Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, FACP Back to Gould Visiting Scholar Program Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, FACP, is a primary care internist at Bellevue Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor of Population Health and Medicine at the NYU School of ...

  • 2019 Medicaid Conference

    2019 Medicaid Conference UHF’s 2019 conference on Medicaid in New York featured a keynote by Donna Frescatore, New York State Medicaid Director, that highlighted the State’s progress toward ensuring that all New Yorkers have health coverage and achieving ...

  • Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

    Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. Back to Health Care Leadership Awards UHF is proud to present the Health Care Leadership Award to Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., in recognition of his personal leadership and TIAA’s role as one of the largest ...

  • New York Medicaid Current Enrollment

    New York Medicaid Current Enrollment Last updated 4/2/21 Percentage of New Yorkers Enrolled in Medicaid by County, February 2021 2 Medicaid Enrollment by County As of February 2021, the percentage of the population of counties enrolled in Medicaid ...

  • New York Medicaid Expenditures

    New York Medicaid Expenditures Expenditures and Government Payers New York’s Medicaid program is funded through a combination of federal, state, and local dollars. The federal government reimburses 50 percent of most New York Medicaid costs, with higher matching rates ...

  • UHF Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative, Stage II

    UHF Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative, Stage II While much effort on the critical issue of antibiotic resistance focuses on the inpatient setting, UHF'​s Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative Stage I engaged hospital-owned outpatient practices in analyzing prescribing practices and developing ...

  • Greater New York Hospital Association Two

    Greater New York Hospital Association Two To increase provider capacity and enhance the quality of care within health systems across the greater New York region by building quality improvement leadership and by supporting hospitals and nursing homes in developing antibiotic ...

  • Data & Society Research Institute

    Data & Society Research Institute To generate an overview of New York-based activity to develop relevant apps, clinical decision tools, connected devices, and other assistive digital health technology for patients with multiple chronic conditions, and to create a framework for ...

  • Montefiore Medical Center

    Montefiore Medical Center To support integration of behavioral health care services into small to medium-sized primary care practices by developing an implementation framework and guide to evidence-based models—especially timely as Performing Provider Systems, under New York's Delivery System Reform ...

  • Community Service Society of New York

    Community Service Society of New York To explore policy options for affordable health insurance coverage for undocumented immigrants, and to discuss those options in a report that will be presented to policymakers and key stakeholders. While health insurance coverage expansions ...

  • Greater New York Hospital Association Four

    Greater New York Hospital Association Four To enhance the long-standing quality improvement infrastructure collaboratively led by the United Hospital Fund and Greater New York Hospital Association. In 2005, the Fund and the Greater New York Hospital Association formed a partnership ...

  • Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health

    Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health To develop a plan using social media to extend its community health interventions to a broader, more diverse audience of minority/immigrant communities in Brooklyn. Social media has created a new platform for private ...

  • PHI

    PHI To pilot test home care aides' use of telehealth technology to improve patient care and enhance aides' participation on the care team. PHI will coordinate a pilot and evaluation of the use of telehealth technology by home care aides ...

  • The Institute for Family Health Two

    The Institute for Family Health Two To improve health outcomes and reduce costs by developing and pilot-testing a single model of care coordination. Like many providers, the Institute provides care coordination services through a number of programs that target special ...

  • Public Agenda

    Public Agenda To gain insight into parents’ expectations and receptivity to screening for social determinants of health in pediatric primary care, particularly those that address main risks and protective factors that influence child development (including toxic stress, food insecurity, and ...

  • United Hospital Fund Online Guide Helps Family Caregivers Evaluate New Technologies

    United Hospital Fund Online Guide Helps Family Caregivers Evaluate New Technologies A new online guide presents questions family caregivers should consider when deciding whether to buy an electronic product or service to assist with the care of their family member ...

  • United Hospital Fund Report Looks Beyond the Sunset of a Health Care Reinsurance Program That Is Helping Keep Individual Rates More Affordable

    United Hospital Fund Report Looks Beyond the Sunset of a Health Care Reinsurance Program That Is Helping Keep Individual Rates More Affordable A UHF snapshot report focuses on the Transitional Reinsurance Program, which was created by a provision of the ...

  • New Toolkit Aims to Prevent Dangerous Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in the Home Care Setting

    New Toolkit Aims to Prevent Dangerous Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in the Home Care Setting A new toolkit offers practical approaches and tools for home care professionals and hospital acute care providers to systematically assess the risks for and reduce ...

  • United Hospital Fund Report Finds Tools to Address Affordability Challenges from Temporary Health Insurance Program

    United Hospital Fund Report Finds Tools to Address Affordability Challenges from Temporary Health Insurance Program A new United Hospital Fund report examines New York's little-known Advanced Premium Tax Credit Premium Program, a temporary program that made health insurance exchange coverage ...

  • Three Prominent Leaders Recognized by United Hospital Fund for Their Work to Improve Health and Health Care

    Three Prominent Leaders Recognized by United Hospital Fund for Their Work to Improve Health and Health Care The 2016 United Hospital Fund Gala was held on Monday, September 26. United Hospital Fund paid tribute to Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, Scott B ...

  • United Hospital Fund Awards $662,642 in Grants to Improve Health Care Services in New York

    United Hospital Fund Awards $662,642 in Grants to Improve Health Care Services in New York UHF announced seven grants, totaling $662,242, for projects to build a more effective health care system for every New Yorker. United Hospital Fund ...

  • United Hospital Fund Releases Two Guides to Help Patients, Family Caregivers Understand What to Expect During Transition from Hospital to Home Care

    United Hospital Fund Releases Two Guides to Help Patients, Family Caregivers Understand What to Expect During Transition from Hospital to Home Care New York State's 2.6 million unpaid family caregivers, like their 40 million counterparts across the United States ...

  • United Hospital Fund Honors 31 Health Care Trustees

    United Hospital Fund Honors 31 Health Care Trustees United Hospital Fund (UHF) presented Distinguished Trustee Awards to 31 trustees from New York metropolitan area hospitals and health care organizations at a luncheon today at Cipriani 42nd Street. The honorees were ...

  • Congressional "Repeal and Replace" Health Plan Ill-Suited and Destructive for New York

    Congressional "Repeal and Replace" Health Plan Ill-Suited and Destructive for New York The American Health Care Act (AHCA), approved by the U.S. House of Representatives and currently under consideration by the U.S. Senate, would undermine the dramatic insurance ...

  • Learning Collaborative: How Do We Prioritize Patients' Goals?

    Learning Collaborative: How Do We Prioritize Patients' Goals? The second meeting of participants in a learning collaborative that is part of the Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care–New York (PROPC–NY) initiative took place at United Hospital Fund on June ...

  • United Hospital Fund Receives Grant from New York State Health Foundation to Study Ways to Improve Discharge Planning by Improving Patient and Family Communications

    United Hospital Fund Receives Grant from New York State Health Foundation to Study Ways to Improve Discharge Planning by Improving Patient and Family Communications UHF was awarded a grant of $219,606 by the New York State Health Foundation to ...

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

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

  • Bolstering Small-Practice "Medical Home" Capabilities

    Bolstering Small-Practice "Medical Home" Capabilities Small independent primary care providers are a vital lifeline for New Yorkers, but these practices are at risk of falling behind in the race toward medical home recognition and value-based purchasing. A UHF partnership with ...

  • UHF Welcomes New Partner, Junto Health

    UHF Welcomes New Partner, Junto Health United Hospital Fund and health care technology consortium Junto Health are partnering to share information and expertise that will benefit both organizations. United Hospital Fund and health care technology consortium Junto Health are partnering ...

  • Child Health Project Highlights Value of Partnership

    Child Health Project Highlights Value of Partnership First-year results show the promise of UHF's Partnerships for Early Childhood Development model. After a year of innovative collaborations to address the outsize impact of social and economic forces on children's life-long health ...

  • UHF and New York State Partner to Benefit Youngest Children

    UHF and New York State Partner to Benefit Youngest Children UHF plays a lead role in guiding development of a ten-point action plan for New York State's First 1,000 Days on Medicaid initiative. The evidence is compelling: investing in ...

  • Small Primary Care Practices that Offer Behavioral Health Services Successfully Identifying Patients at Risk of Depression

    Small Primary Care Practices that Offer Behavioral Health Services Successfully Identifying Patients at Risk of Depression 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 ...

  • New Report Identifies NYC Neighborhoods Where Medicaid Might Better Support Members' Health by Addressing Housing Insecurity

    New Report Identifies NYC Neighborhoods Where Medicaid Might Better Support Members' Health by Addressing Housing Insecurity A UHF report identifies NYC neighborhoods where Medicaid might improve access to health care by addressing the housing needs. NEW YORK, NEW YORK July ...

  • Quietly, Pioneering UHF Work Helps Ensure Access to Care

    Quietly, Pioneering UHF Work Helps Ensure Access to Care Given the delicate one-step-forward/one-back dance on health insurance coverage and access to care, the work of UHF's Health Insurance Project and Medicaid Institute is playing an important role in supporting ...

  • Medicaid in New York: Fostering Collaboration to Improve Health

    Medicaid in New York: Fostering Collaboration to Improve Health NYS Medicaid Director Donna Frescatore discssues the success of payment reform at UHF's 2018 Medicaid Conference. New York State's Medicaid program is in the midst of a radical re-engineering, as it ...