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United Hospital Fund Launches Partnerships for Early Childhood Development with NYC Hospitals to Screen and Address Social and Economic Factors Affecting Children’s Health

Release Date: 03.08.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

United Hospital Fund (UHF) announced a new initiative, Partnerships for Early Childhood Development, to support 11 New York City hospitals and their community partners in a year-long effort to help pediatric primary care practices initiate, expand, or improve on efforts to screen children ages 0-5 for social and environmental risks that interfere with healthy development, and connect them with the services that can address those risks. 

Jim Tallon: The ACA's Critical Challenges

Release Date: 12.31.2012
Contact: Robert de Luna

The ACA commits us to shaping a better health care system, but we must be candid about the challenges.

Dr. David Levy Joins the Board of the United Hospital Fund

Release Date: 12.10.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

David Levy, MD, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the United Hospital Fund.

United Hospital Fund Report Outlines Strategy to Improve Care for New York State Beneficiaries of Both Medicare and Medicaid

Release Date: 11.20.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

A report from the Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund focuses on an important extension of New York’s landmark Medicaid reforms—the proposed Fully Integrated Duals Advantage program, or FIDA.

Complementary Reports Find Number of New York Patient-Centered Medical Homes Rise 42 Percent in One Year; Identify Challenges and Successes from Pioneers

Release Date: 11.19.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

A pair of reports from the United Hospital Fund and the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) demonstrate rapid growth of Patient-Centered Medical Homes in New York State, and identify key pathways and challenges to future growth and evolution.

United Hospital Fund Provides $390,000 for Grants to Improve Health Services in New York City

Release Date: 11.06.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

Among the initiatives funded through these nine grants is a program to increase rates of breastfeeding in New York City by helping hospitals improve practices and policies.

Jim Tallon: Opportunities in a Changing Health Care World

Release Date: 10.10.2012
Contact: Robert de Luna

The year covered in the 2012 annual report has been the most remarkable, for health policy, in 40 years, and Fund activities mirror, and have helped shape, the changes being wrought.

United Hospital Fund Honors Three Leaders at Its Gala for Their Work to Improve Health Care

Release Date: 10.01.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

The United Hospital Fund paid tribute to Karen Davis, Elizabeth J. McCormack, and Josh N. Kuriloff at its annual gala, held this evening at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

New Report Takes First-of-Its-Kind Look at Frequent Users of New York City's Emergency Departments

Release Date: 09.10.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

A Fund report provides a first-of-its-kind examination of patterns of emergency department utilization in New York City hospitals at the individual patient level.

United Hospital Fund Analysis Finds That 2010 Was a Positive Year for New York's Health Plans

Release Date: 08.21.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

The fourth installment of the United Hospital Fund’s Big Picture series examines enrollment and financial results for 2010 in New York’s public and private insurance markets, as well as the impact of the Affordable care Act on these markets.

Jim Tallon: Philanthropy and the ACA: Helping People Engage in Their Own Health and Health Care

Release Date: 08.07.2012
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This commentary written by Fund President Jim Tallon was originally published on August 2, 2012, by Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog.

United Hospital Fund Provides $317,000 for Grants to Improve Health Services in New York City

Release Date: 07.02.2012
Contact: Bob de Luna

The United Hospital Fund today announced six grants totaling $317,000 to improve health care services in New York City.

Jim Tallon: Groundhog Day 2013

Release Date: 06.22.2012
Contact: Robert de Luna

Innovative changes may be bringing us to the edge of a new experience in care, says Jim Tallon in his Spring/Summer Blueprint essay.

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