Alliance launched to help improve access to healthcare

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Staten Island Performing Provider System (SIPPS) — an alliance of physicians, healthcare providers and social service agencies — has been formed to improve the quality of healthcare for Staten Island’s 130,000 Medicaid recipients and 50,000 uninsured residents. “Our goal is to meet the triple aim of improving the patient experience… Read more »

Can redefining humanity be Muhammad Yunus’ legacy?

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Professor Muhammad Yunus has already transformed global financial systems and made his mark on development, but at 75 he’s not done yet. What he’s working to do now, what he hopes will be his legacy, is changing what he calls an “artificial” and “distorted” construct of human beings that the world has created, Yunus, the… Read more »

Make the Road New York Releases Video Highlighting Lack of Access to Healthy Food and the Need for a More Equitable Food System

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NEW YORK (July 27, 2015) — Make the Road New York (MRNY) has released a short video to raise awareness about the difficulty of accessing healthy foods in low-income communities throughout NYC (WATCH VIDEO IN ENGLISH OR SPANISH). The video highlights communities with high rates of diet-related disease, specifically in Brooklyn and Queens, and families’… Read more »