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For more than 160 years, NYAM has been a major thought leader in the area of urban health, emerging as a resource for regional, national, and international print and broadcast media outlets that cover critical issues related to aging, disease prevention and health promotion, and health disparities.
When you think about great places to grow old and retire, New York City doesn’t immediately spring to mind. It’s outrageously expensive. It can be particularly dangerous for the elderly: Being struck by a vehicle is the second leading cause of injury-related death for seniors.
Politico Magazine features the Academy’s Age-friendly NYC initiative in “What Works,” a year-long series featuring innovative ideas—and how they spread—from cities across the United States at a time of unprecedented urban reinvention.
The Recipes Project interviews Anne Garner, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts in the Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health at The New York Academy of Medicine, about the Center's historical recipe book collections and upcoming programming related to food.
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Drawing on the lessons of Superstorm Sandy, a new report from The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), “Resilient Communities: Empowering Older Adults in Disasters and Daily Life,” presents an innovative set of recommendations to strengthen and connect formal and informal support systems to keep older adults safe during future disasters.
The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to release a report of highlights and proposed next steps following Population Health Summit II: Bridging Health Care and Population Health – Payment and Financing Models, a one-day meeting convened on October 28, 2014 by the New York State Health Foundation in partnership with The New York Academy of Medicine and New York University School of Medicine, Department of Population Health.
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A new issue brief from NYAM, “Achieving the Triple Aim in New York State: the Potential Role of Hospital Community Benefit,” is the first in a series related to promoting a better understanding of Community Benefit in New York State and how it can advance population health.
NYAM commissioned an analysis of hospital community benefit investments by New York State hospitals. The new issue brief analyzes the reported expenditures of NYS hospitals in the categories of the IRS Schedule H report.
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