Health Sector Resources

April, 2017

Report examines existing public data in regards to the health of New Yorkers, tobacco use in New York City and the oversaturation of licensed tobacco retail outlets in New York City, and presents detailed recommendations from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on how to best address the oversaturation.

April, 2017

This report focuses on the different perspectives employers had of their role in workforce initiatives that create pipelines for middle-skill jobs. Better understanding employer perspectives can help workforce organizations, employers, and funders engage other health care employers in similar efforts to improve outcomes for workers while better meeting employer’s needs.

March, 2017

The report is intended for anyone interested in improving the welfare of children in the health care system.

March, 2017

This report offers new analysis of this ACA experience with high-risk pools along these dimensions.

January, 2017

A new NYSHealth-funded policy brief by Center for Active Design highlights opportunities for using Active Design strategies on affordable housing design. 

January, 2017

Americans seeking medical care expect a certain level of privacy. Indeed, the need for patient privacy is a principle dating back to antiquity, and is codified in U.S. law, most notably the Privacy Rule of the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which establishes standards that work toward protecting patient health information.

January, 2017

Resources to help make sense of our choices as we prepare for an upheaval in health care. These include issue guides we've produced to inspire smarter thinking and better dialogue about our policy choices, reports that outline where the public stands and recent articles that have helped sharpen our own understanding

December, 2016

This NYSHealth-funded report, A Blueprint for Improving Access to Primary Care for Adults with Physical Disabilities, was created by the Independence Care System (ICS) as a guide for primary care providers to expand access to care for adults with disabilities.

December, 2016

Between 2013 and 2015, uninsured rates for adults ages 19 to 64 declined in all states and by at least 3 percentage points in 48 states and the District of Columbia. 

November, 2016

An 11-country survey finds that adults in the United States are far more likely than those in other countries to go without needed care because of costs and to struggle to afford basic necessities such as housing and healthy food.

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