Monthly Archives: March 2009

More on Budget, Health Care

Albany Times Union – North Country Health Reform – Oped Lake Placid hosted the Winter Olympics, twice. Ticonderoga saw a great battle involving the French and the Indians. And Warrensburg? That’s where the first river drive took place, floating logs … Continue reading

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Governor Paterson Announced Health Care Budget, Reforms

From the Governor’s Office…. Governor David A. Paterson today announced that the Enacted Budget will include major, permanent reforms to the way health care is delivered in New York to rationalize the State’s Medicaid reimbursement system and provide increased investment … Continue reading

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Frame takes on the New York Times

Diana Frame [EMPH ’09] decided to ask the New York Times Deputy Science Editor, Barbara Strauch, a little something about editorial decisions.. see below… Q. Thank you for taking the time to answer reader’s inquiries regarding health and science coverage. … Continue reading

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Suozzi Honors Gianelli

Arthur A. Gianelli (EMPH 2008), President/CEO of the Nassau Health Care Corporation, recently received a special tribute by Nassau County Executive Suozzi and the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs for his commitment to expanding opportunities to minorities and women … Continue reading

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Viral Health Reform

In keeping with what got him to the White House, President Obama is using the internet to build consensus around Health Reform.   Today, HealthReform.gov was launched. In December 2008, President-elect Obama invited Americans to host and participate in HealthCare … Continue reading

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Health Care Budget Battle Turns Fowl

By MICHAEL GORMLEY Published: Yesterday ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The hospital lobbyist running television ads against Gov. David Paterson’s proposed health care funding cuts was called “chicken” in radio ads Wednesday from another group that says the TV spots are … Continue reading

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NY Medicaid Reform Push

Governor Believes New York Should have Highest Quality Health Care System in the Country, Not Just the Most Expensive A Policy Memorandum released today by Joseph Baker, Governor David A. Paterson’s Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services, said that … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Hospitals Past…

Taken from a cue from the Daily News, I surfed over to the Kingston Lounge Blog.  From the Daily News: Photographer Ian Ference has captured the beauty of abandoned buildings in and around New York on his blog, The Kingston … Continue reading

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