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Media: NYAM’s Voice on Urban Health

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.

NYAM in the Media

  • Here Are The Best Cities For Successful Aging
    Forbes

    Forbes reports on the Milken Institute Best Cities for Successful Aging rankings and cites Age-friendly NYC as an an example of an innovative local program helping older residents live better lives.

  • Talking Health: Health Care - The Delivery System
    CUNY TV

    NYAM Executive Vice President Dr. Anthony Shih joins Talking Health host Mike Gilliam in the studio to discuss the trends, challenges, and changes in the U.S. health care delivery system.

  • After the Fall: Preventing Catastrophe
    The New York Times

    NYAM President Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford responds to recent New York Times coverage of falls among older adults with a letter to the editor emphasizing the importance of making cities safer for older residents through practical solutions.

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Contact NYAM Experts

Reporters: to arrange interviews with NYAM medical and urban health experts, contact
Gina Ravosa, Director of Marketing & Communications

(212) 822-7285 / gravosa@nyam.org

NYAM Report - Resilient Communities: Empowering Older Adults in Disasters in Daily Life

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.

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NYAM Report - Achieving the Triple Aim in New York State: The Potential Role of Hospital Community Benefit

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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