NYC BY THE NUMBERS: Following an investigation into health care in the city’s jails, in 2015 Mayor de Blasio shifted responsibility for providing health care in the jails from private firms to the city’s public hospital system. Despite a shrinking jail population, the cost of care has increased.
Healthy Indicators Project (HIP) was a 3-year study to determine how NYC can transform senior centers to become viable alternatives to traditional health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease self-management programs.
Medicaid enrollment and claims in New York City have grown over the course of the course of pandemic, but the program’s extra costs have fallen on the federal government. IBO examines recent Medicaid trends and what the future might hold for the program & the city’s coffers.
Local Law 87 of 2016 (LL 87) was signed into law by Mayor de Blasio on August 3, 2016 and came into full effect on December 31, 2017. The law repealed the existing licensing structure for laundries and replaced it with three new categories: retail laundry, industrial laundry, and industrial laundry
This report describes the enforcement activities undertaken by the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) as they relate to adults with diagnosed moderate or severe persistent asthma, pursuant to LL 55 of 2018.
While lead paint is the primary source of exposure to lead in New York City, tap water can also be a source of lead—and many privately owned small residential buildings in the city have plumbing that contains a much higher level of lead than is allowed in new construction today.
HASA report includes descriptive statistics by field operations location, on: the size and demographics of the client population; levels at which financial assistance and social services are requested and granted; time frames for the provision of services; and data on case closings and re-openings.
This report details the methods and results of a study to determine whether imputation could be a feasible analytic option for improving validity of race and ethnicity variables in the Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS).
In accordance with the Local Law 6 of 2018,this report is submitted by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on behalf of the Committee on Healthcare Services. This report includes detail on Fiscal Year 2019 allocations for healthcare services provided by City agencies.
An overview of NYC gender-based violence (GBV) service providers and staff, the impact of COVID-19 on their wellness, and the NYC Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) response to support providers and staff during the pandemic.