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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

  • Experts advance urban health in sustainable development agenda
    MediaGlobal News

    With the urban population projected to reach 6.4 billion by 2050, the issue of urban health must cut across the sustainable development agenda, as was the message of the forum on Urban Health for a Sustainable Future: The Post 2015 Agenda held at the New York Academy of Medicine.

  • Panel Discussion on Housing for Older Americans

    NYAM's Lindsay Goldman, Project Director for Age-friendly NYC, participated in a panel discussion on meeting the housing needs of older adults. The event was co-sponsored by the AARP Foundation to release a report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, Housing America’s Older Adults: Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population.

  • Report: Seniors vulnerable in times of disaster
    The Nation's Health

    Seniors can sometimes be forced to fend for themselves during disasters. However, they could be safer if they had better forms of communication and access to more resources, according to a new report from the New York Academy of Medicine.

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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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