Opinion: Funding safety net hospitals must be a priority in next legislative session
With budget season approaching, Albany should prioritize creating a sustainable and equitable payment structure for these institutions.
New York City’s first safe injection sites avert 633 drug overdoses on anniversary
OnPoint NYC’s two overdose prevention centers have served more than 2,100 people in their first year.
Community health clinics set to lose critical $100M funding stream
A little-known federal initiative, the 340B Drug Pricing Program, supports services that wouldn’t otherwise get reimbursed.
Nonprofit uses trauma-informed architecture to serve vulnerable families
The architectural designs were incorporated into the reopening of the Genovese Family Life Center run by SCO Family of Services in Jamaica, Queens.
32BJ Health Fund conference tackles uncontrolled hospital pricing
The fall event gathered legislators, national experts and healthcare leaders.
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SUNY Downstate is still in debt after serving as a ‘COVID-only’ hospital during the pandemic
President Wayne Riley said the state needs to recognize the institution’s contributions to Brooklyn and beyond.
Female-majority council passes bill to expand doula access
The legislation was passed along with several other maternal health-related bills on Thursday.
New York City’s IT czar answers to monkeypox website failures
“We have learned from our mistakes and we are committed to doing better going forward,” a health department official said.
NYC nonprofits respond to monkeypox outbreak
As members of the LGBTQ+ community seek coveted monkeypox vaccination appointments, the uptake in demand is also revealing the wider disparities in vaccination access.
SOMOS Community Care moves forward after helping NYC’s most vulnerable residents during COVID-19
The nonprofit bills itself as the largest, physician-led network in the five boroughs.
Human services workers want cost-of-living adjustment restored
More than 900 attendees joined a virtual rally to pressure the mayor and City Council.
New York City
The new coronavirus is resulting in canceled fundraisers in New York
As health officials recommend that people avoid crowds, benefits are being rescheduled.
State Senate must protect reproductive health care
Access to abortion and contraception is threatened. Will NY act?
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