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
CMS Seeks Information to Address the Health Equity Gap
In the fiscal year 2021 inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests information on revising several CMS quality programs to improve the reporting of health disparities based on social risk factors and race and ethnicity. Significant inequities in health outcomes exist in the US, CMS reports, noting...
May 3, 2021
GNYHA Health Equity-Related Updates and Resources
This bulletin provides health equity-related updates on serving people with disabilities, GNYHA LGBTQ+ care resources, language access, and demographic data collection. HHS Guidance and Resources to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Access for People with Disabilities and Older Adults The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated the COVID-19 American Sign Language (ASL) Video Series on...
April 15, 2021
Human Trafficking Resources
New York State Resources NYS Hospital and Diagnostic and Treatment Center regulation on human trafficking NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance NYS Interagency Task Force on Human Trafficking Poster NYS Human Trafficking. Hospital Law Webinar with NYS DOH (August 14, 2018) A Regulatory Overview Northwell Health Human Trafficking Response Program NYS Human Trafficking Training...
April 14, 2021