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#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Your “One Stop Shop” for Health Care

August 14, 2015

New York, NY (August 14, 2015) – Today is day six of National Health Center Week. The”Photo of the Day,” gives you a peek at our high quality dental services, which we provide at four...

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#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Fighting for Health Equality

August 13, 2015

New York, NY (August 13, 2015) – As we continue to celebrate this year’s National Health Center Week by sharing a photo a day, today’s photo is a bit of a “Throwback Thursday.” Through our Bronx...

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#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Looking to the Future

August 12, 2015

New York, NY (August 12, 2015) – The theme for National Health Center Week is “America’s Health Centers- Celebrating Our Legacy, Shaping Our Future.” For day four of National Health Center Week, our photo of the...

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#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: The Early Days at Walton Family Health Center

August 11, 2015

New York, NY (August 11, 2015) – Today marks day 3 of National Health Center Week.  For our third “Photo of the Day” we are highlighting one of our health centers located in the...

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#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: An Alternate Model of Prenatal Care

August 10, 2015

New York, NY (August 10, 2015) – This week is National Health Center Week and for each day, we will feature an photo from our archives.  Today’s photo comes from one of our CenteringPregnancy™ groups.  Below,...

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#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Dr. Calman Supports New York Health Act

August 9, 2015

New York, NY (August 9, 2015) – Today marks the first day of National Health Center Week (#NHCW15). The theme for this year’s week-long celebration is “America’s Health Centers- Celebrating Our Legacy, Shaping Our Future.” For...

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Institute Staff Participate in AIDS Walk New York

May 18, 2015

New York, NY (May 18, 2015) – Yesterday, 56 Institute employees walked in the 30th annual AIDS Walk in New York City.  The walk took place in Central Park.  The Institute’s team so far...

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[VIDEO] Einstein Student Volunteers “Get More than They Give” at Free Clinic in the Bronx

May 16, 2015

New York, NY (May 16, 2015) – In 1999, medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine approached The Institute for Family Health with the mission of providing uninsured Bronx residents access to healthcare. The...

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HIT Megatrend: Patients will have Instant, Complete, Unfettered Access to their Medical Records

July 16, 2011

Healthcare Needs Help On Transparency (from Information Week – Posted by Chris Murphy on Thursday Jul 14th at 6:11pm) Dr. Neil Calman wrapped up Tuesday’s InformationWeek Healthcare IT Leadership Forum in New York City...

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ACOs and Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Lost Opportunity to Transform the Health Care of America’s Most Needy?

April 3, 2011

As our Nation struggles with the troublesome duet of embarrassingly poor health outcomes and seemingly unstoppable escalations in health care costs, a model has emerged with promise to blaze our way out of this...

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ACOs and Population Health – It’s the Denominator, Stupid !

April 2, 2011

ACOs or Accountable Care Organizations were created by the health reform legislation proposed by President Obama and passed by the legislature one year ago. They are the Nation’s new hope in reorganizing the financing...

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Let the Work Begin!

March 28, 2010

It is hard not to be amazed by the accomplishment of our President, Barack Obama, in getting a complex, far-reaching, health reform bill through the legislature. It took his focused vision and a determination...

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How to Guarantee Disparities in Health Outcomes: A Primer

November 21, 2009

Bradford Gray, PhD, a distinguished health services researcher has published a very important study which demonstrates yet another reason why our health care system is designed perfectly to get the disparities in health outcomes...

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For Medical Students: Primary Care, the Uninsured and Painful Lessons that Lie Ahead

November 14, 2009

On a rainy and blustery evening last week, I had the pleasure of speaking to an amazing group of first and second year medical students at Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn – part of...

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Sexism Effects Clinical Decision-Making as Well

July 25, 2009

In repsonse to my last two blog posts, a number of readers responded that women, not just people of color, experience bias and disrespect in the health care system. This brought to mind a...

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