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2008 Symposium on Health Care Service in New York: Research and Practice

2008 GNYHA-UHF Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice

The GNYHA Foundation and the United Hospital Fund, in collaboration with major health services research centers and foundations, sponsored the Nineteenth Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice on November 19, 2008. The Symposium was held at the CUNY Graduate School University Center, at 365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th and 35th Streets), in New York City and attracted approximately 250 researchers, policymakers, clinicians, and administrators.

The keynote speaker, Len Nichols, PhD, Director of Health Policy Programs for the New America Foundation, discussed Medicare reform opportunities within the context of health system reform.The Symposium also included morning sessions that focused on the return on investment for preventive care and issues with obesity. The afternoon roundtable sessions focused on the proposed Federal methodology for underserved areas and managing HIV care. 

2008 Poster Presentations

To showcase the outstanding research work displayed, the posters from the 2008 Symposium Poster Session are below (please click on the thumbnail to see the full version).
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Assertive Community Treatment: Predictors of Hospitalization for the Dually Diagnosed - Candace N. White, New York State Office of Mental Health



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Increasing Detection and Standardizing  Care for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis - Christine McMullan, Stony Brook University Medical Center

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Licensed Mental Health Workforce in New York State - Carol B. Lanzara, New York State Office of Mental Health


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Physicians' Knowledge and Attitude Regarding the New American Heart Association's Guidelines for Infective Endocarditis Prophylaxis - Gabriel El-Kass, MD, Lutheran Medical Center


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Underdiagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the Nursing Home - Roshan A. Hussain, Krasnoff Quality Management Institute



  Reducing Healthcare Associated Infection Rates in a Pediatric Specialty Facility - Marianne Pavia, BS, MT(ASCP), CIC, St. Mary's Hospital for Children

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