2021 Report on Resident Trainee Compensation

GNYHA’s 2021 Resident Trainee Compensation report includes data drawn from a survey of our member teaching hospitals. The survey gathered information on current salary levels and certain benefits provided to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey captured this information for residents in accredited training programs in the greater New York area. GNYHA is grateful...
June 29, 2021
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Perspectives Podcast: Gun Violence Prevention and Health Care

GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast takes a deep dive into hospital issues and operations. Each episode examines the perspectives of health care executives while discussing various topics. Ep. 6 – Gun Violence Prevention and Health Care GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast continues with an expert look at the role health care providers and institutions can play in firearm injury...
June 22, 2021
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Bipartisan Bill Includes Traditional Infrastructure Investments, Reportedly No COVID-19 PRF Cuts

The US Senate’s approximately $1 trillion bipartisan traditional infrastructure legislative package provides funding for transportation, water, broadband, power infrastructure and other investments. Congressional leaders aim to advance the bipartisan infrastructure legislation—assuming it retains enough support—in concert with a separate “human” infrastructure budget reconciliation bill that will likely contain health provisions. We are pleased that the...
July 30, 2021
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Governor Cuomo Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine at State-Run Hospitals, Encourages Other Hospitals to Do the Same

During an Association for a Better New York (ABNY) virtual conversation this morning (GNYHA is an ABNY member), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all “patient-facing healthcare workers” at State-run hospitals will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine (see attached press release). The Governor also encouraged all hospitals in New York to “do...
July 28, 2021
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ACGME Proposes Institutional Requirements for Non-Standard Training Programs

In April, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) announced the transfer of authority to recognize “non-standard training” (NST) programs from the ABMS to the ACGME as it concerns the J-1 visa program. The ECFMG administers the J-1...
July 28, 2021
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Campaign to Educate and Mobilize Physicians to Oppose Damaging Insurance Company Policies

GNYHA would like to engage our members to educate your physicians about how health insurance companies are increasingly interfering with the doctor-patient relationship and physician judgment. Once educated, we would like to engage physicians in targeted advocacy to help amplify hospital opposition to objectionable payer practices. This effort will be totally coordinated with hospital management...
July 28, 2021
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New York State Hospital Clinical Staffing Committee Requirements

The hospital clinical staffing bill that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law on June 6 requires hospitals to develop and implement a clinical staffing plan for registered nurses (RNs) and other members of the frontline team. Every hospital in New York must create a clinical staffing committee to collaboratively design the hospital’s clinical...
July 28, 2021
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NYC Coastal Storm Operations Overview for Health Care Facilities

The purpose of this document is to provide healthcare facilities with an overview of potential citywide operations during a coastal storm, including planning assumptions and timelines as well as specific considerations for coastal storms. This document was prepared by GNYHA, NYC Emergency Management, NYC Department of Health, NYS Department of Health, NYC Health + Hospitals,...
July 28, 2021
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2021 Coastal Storm Season: Community Evacuation and Sheltering Operations

The 2021 North Atlantic Coastal Storm Season officially begins June 1, with the greatest potential for storms in our region from August through October. If a coastal storm is expected in the New York region, GNYHA will send all members e-mails with forecast information, government agency planning actions, and contact information for GNYHA staff. GNYHA...
July 28, 2021
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GME Data Brief – July 2021

GNYHA recently released the latest edition of the GME Data Brief. Each edition of the series highlights important graduate medical education (GME) and physician workforce data findings for GNYHA members and other interested stakeholders. This GME Data Brief examines the National Resident Matching Program’s Main Residency Match results, which are published in a report following...
July 27, 2021
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GNYHA Submits Testimony on Continuing Care Workforce Issues

GNYHA submitted the attached testimony to the State Senate Committees on Aging, Health, and Labor for today’s hearing on continuing care workforce issues. The testimony highlights our continuing care members’ extraordinary commitment to serving vulnerable New Yorkers, high performance on quality metrics, and workforce investments. The testimony also identifies the key workforce challenges as your...
July 27, 2021
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