Critical Condition

The State of New York's Hospitals and What Should Be Done to Revive Them

Manhattan’s world-famous institutions notwithstanding, New York’s hospitals collectively rate as below-average on benchmarks of quality, accessibility, efficiency and cost.

What can be done to improve the Empire State’s dismal hospital performance? In May 2018, the Empire Center convened a discussion of potential reforms with leading voices in the health care world.

Revisiting NY’s restrictive hospital ownership laws
Bill Hammond, Health Policy Director, Empire Center

What’s ailing NY’s hospital industry?
Hon. Kemp Hannon
New York State Senator and Health Committee Chairman
Bruce Vladeck
Greater New York Hospital Association; Former Administrator, U.S. Health Care Financing Administration
Elisabeth Ryden Benjamin
Community Service Society of New York
Stephen Berger
Odyssey Investment Partners; Former Chairman, NYS Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century
Bill Hammond
Empire Center

Moderator: David Sandman, NYS Health Foundation

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