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  • Partnerships for Early Childhood Development, Phase II

    Partnerships for Early Childhood Development, Phase II Building on the first phase of the Partnerships for Early Childhood Development, eight pediatric providers and their community partners will work to further enhance their abilities to identify and address the social determinants ...

  • New York University School of Medicine

    New York University School of Medicine To foster the identification of Emergency Department patients at significant risk for future homelessness, and develop effective preventive interventions. To foster the identification of Emergency Department patients at significant risk for future homelessness, and ...

  • Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy

    Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy To help ensure that the unique health needs of children are considered in New York's health care reform efforts, by assessing the impact on child health of various approaches to value-based payment, and disseminating ...

  • Community Service Society of New York Two

    Community Service Society of New York Two To address the challenge of giving undocumented immigrants access to health insurance, by completing modeling and analytic work on four specific policy options. To address the challenge of giving undocumented immigrants access to ...

  • New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation

    New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation To identify redesign options for the Health and Hospitals Corporation's (HHC's) Financial Assistance Program—HHC Options—to improve and expand access to care for uninsured populations and to align the program design with ...

  • New York Methodist Hospital

    New York Methodist Hospital To improve patient engagement in the hospital's Web-based patient portal through volunteer-led promotion and education activities. MyNYM is New York Methodist Hospital's Web-based patient portal, which provides patients with vital information about their medical history and ...

  • New York City AIDS Fund

    New York City AIDS Fund To help HIV/AIDS service organizations adjust to significant Federal and State changes in financing and service delivery by providing intensive technical assistance through a learning collaborative. In the past year, the implementation of the ...

  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

    Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center To develop a volunteer program to support family caregivers of individuals with serious mental illness. For this new component of Lincoln's Integrated Collaborative Care and Wellness Program, 15 volunteers will be recruited to facilitate ...

  • Legal Action Center

    Legal Action Center To publish two issue briefs on policies and practices that best engage and retain justice-involved individuals in effective health care, drawing on the organization's experience working with New York State to enroll these individuals into Medicaid and ...

  • New Yorkers for Patient and Family Empowerment

    New Yorkers for Patient and Family Empowerment To improve patient care through a learning collaborative of up to 20 New York City hospitals focusing on supporting visiting policies that recognize, engage, and support family caregivers as partners in care. To ...

  • Greater New York Hospital Association Three

    Greater New York Hospital Association Three To continue the UHF/GNYHA quality improvement partnership. To continue the UHF/GNYHA quality improvement partnership in three key areas: strengthening and expanding quality improvement education and training for doctors and nurses through the ...

  • The City University of New York School of Public Health

    The City University of New York School of Public Health To develop and pilot a student awareness campaign about depression, develop resources for students, and use student “Health Ambassadors” to craft and disseminate messages as well as provide information and ...

  • The Institute for Family Health

    The Institute for Family Health This grant aims to improve care and outcomes for high-need patients by training staff in shared care planning, coordinating care among patients' multiple providers, expanding the Institute's ability to track care through the electronic health ...

  • Together on Diabetes-NYC/Isabella Geriatric Center

    Together on Diabetes-NYC/Isabella Geriatric Center To continue to serve Washington Heights by providing diabetes-related activities and services and further embed the program in the community. Since January 2011, the United Hospital Fund has been developing and testing a diabetes ...

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center To develop a screening method to detect adverse events and potentially preventable harm in the care of cancer patients, providing the basis for new patient safety and quality improvement efforts. Improving the identification of adverse patient ...

  • Fund for Public Health in New York / New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

    Fund for Public Health in New York / New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene To measure the effectiveness of the launch of New York State's health benefit exchange in reaching uninsured persons and facilitating their connection to health ...

  • Partnerships for Early Childhood Development

    Partnerships for Early Childhood Development To identify and address selected psychosocial risks to development associated with childhood and family poverty, through screening of young children in pediatric primary care practices and referrals to partnering community-based social service organizations for needed ...

  • Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care (PROPC)-NY Initiative

    Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care (PROPC)-NY Initiative To better understand patient perspectives and help prioritize the patient voice in the delivery of high-quality primary care in New York by advancing the use of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs). The Institute ...

  • UHF Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative

    UHF Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative To address the critical issue of antibiotic resistance—to date a focus of work primarily in inpatient settings—by engaging hospital-owned outpatient practice sites in analyzing the factors affecting prescribing practices and developing a comprehensive ...

  • The Health Indicators Performance Improvement Project

    The Health Indicators Performance Improvement Project To help community-based senior-serving organizations build capacity to implement data-driven, results-oriented health and wellness programs. JASA (3 sites) $30,000 Carter Burden Center (2 sites) $20,000 Neighborhood Self Help by Older Persons Project ...

  • Isabella Geriatric Center/Together on Diabetes-NYC

    Isabella Geriatric Center/Together on Diabetes-NYC To bridge Together on Diabetes-NYC service operations while Isabella Geriatric Center and a large health plan complete and implement a reimbursement agreement covering Together on Diabetes-NYC services so the program is self-sustaining. Since 2011 ...

  • Together on Diabetes-NYC Two

    Together on Diabetes-NYC Two These grants provide additional support related to the development and testing of the model program in Washington Heights the Fund began in 2011 to help seniors better understand and manage their diabetes. Isabella Geriatric Center ($15 ...

  • Greater New York Hospital Association Five

    Greater New York Hospital Association Five To enhance the quality improvement infrastructure that was collaboratively established by the United Hospital Fund and Greater New York Hospital Association in 2005, with annual grant support from the Fund. Since 2005, when the ...

  • City Harvest

    City Harvest To provide nutrition and cooking courses at locations in Washington Heights for the diabetic seniors participating in the Fund's Together on Diabetes-NYC program. Building on City Harvest's successful initial integration into the Together on Diabetes-NYC program, the organization ...

  • Health Leads

    Health Leads To improve the access of low-income families to housing, food, job training, and other essential resources by integrating automatic screening and referrals to supportive services into clinical care. The health care system is not designed to address the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Greater New York Hospital Association

    Greater New York Hospital Association To build provider capacity and enhance the quality of care within health systems across the greater New York region through GNYHA/UHF activities aimed at: bolstering clinical quality improvement leadership through the continuation and expansion ...

  • Montefiore Medical Center Two

    Montefiore Medical Center Two To pilot-test a new framework for integrating behavioral health care services into primary care—developed and disseminated with earlier UHF support—in four primary care medical practices in New York City. Project leaders will provide technical ...

  • Medicare Rights Center

    Medicare Rights Center To enhance organizations' capacity to promote the interests of consumers within new health system transformation models in New York State, and help consumers become better informed and active participants in shaping new models. Medicare Rights Center will ...

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service To implement and evaluate strategies to improve the connection to and use of primary care services among New York State of Health marketplace enrollees, with specific focus on immigrants ...

  • Young Invincibles

    Young Invincibles To research barriers to coverage and access to health care services for young adult undocumented immigrants in New York City, and to produce a report on the findings for policymakers and stakeholders. The federal Deferred Action for Childhood ...

  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

    Jamaica Hospital Medical Center To develop a peer volunteer program to support seniors at risk of readmission or other post-discharge complications. The hospital will develop the Seniors Coaching Seniors volunteer program to provide peer coaching support to low-income, socially isolated ...

  • Metropolitan Hospital Center

    Metropolitan Hospital Center To improve the transition process from hospital to home care for patients and family caregivers by addressing their needs for information, education, and support. For patients and family caregivers, the day of discharge from a hospital is ...

  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

    Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center To add a volunteer component to a childhood obesity program for the hospital's neighboring communities, including one in which over 40 percent of children are overweight or obese. As an adjunct to the hospital's ...

  • Together on Diabetes-NYC

    Together on Diabetes-NYC To extend community organizations' capacity to help senior clients better control their diabetes by making identification, engagement, and monitoring of clients with diabetes part of the organizations' regular operations, and by further enhancing organizations' diabetes-related activities; and ...