GNYHA’s video series “Hospitals for Healthier Communities” highlights hospital partnerships with community-based organizations. This video highlights Hospital for Special Surgery’s (HSS) partnership with Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) to improve mobility and decrease pain in older Asian Americans through its Asian Community Bone Health Initiative. HSS provides exercise programs at VNSNY’s Chinatown Community Center in Lower Manhattan.
Community Spotlight: HSS Asian Community Bone Health Initiative
December 10, 2019
DOH Issues Dear Administrator Letter on Hospital Domestic Violence Law
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) issued a “Dear Administrator Letter (DAL),” dated August 11, 2021, on a newly enacted law requiring hospitals to establish and implement domestic violence policies and procedures. As reported in previous GNYHA Community Health Bulletins, the new law requires hospitals to have procedures to identify, assess, and treat...
August 13, 2021
GNYHA Seeks Comments on Health Equity Provisions of the CMS FY 2022 IPPS Proposed Rule
On May 25, GNYHA convened a webinar to brief members on the health equity-related provisions in the fiscal year (FY) 2022 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), including the request for information (RFI)—Closing the Health Equity Gap in CMS Hospital Quality Programs—that is part...
May 26, 2021
Summary: Health Equity Provisions of the CMS FY 2022 IPPS Proposed Rule
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has embedded health equity-related provisions in the fiscal year (FY) 2022 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule, including a request for information (RFI) on Closing the Health Equity Gap in CMS Hospital Quality Programs. The attached details the health equity-related provisions and CMS’s questions about these...
May 26, 2021