Member Spotlight – Richmond University Medical Center tackles type II diabetes
Type II diabetes and its associated healthcare costs continue to increase. Studies have shown that community health-based interventions help patients manage their diabetes and achieve control over the disease, improving health indicators and reducing costly healthcare utilization related to avoidable diabetes complications. In 2018, Richmond University Medical Center began offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program to address this issue in the Staten Island community.
To learn more about this initiative and its results, read our full story.
This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Member Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are investing in forward-looking initiatives that improve care quality and health outcomes.