Our Healthcare System Is Making My Patients Sicker
Why we need the New York Health Act.
Good to Go: The Rise of Travel Nursing
Soaring demand for nurses during the pandemic has changed the front lines of health care. Is it sustainable?
What’s the Fate of Health Care in New York State?
Despite public pressure, major healthcare reforms supported by progressives were excluded from the state’s budget.
What Abortion Prohibition Would Mean for New York
And what advocates and lawmakers are doing to protect and expand access in a post-Roe America.
The Fight to Include Home Care in New York’s Budget
Bipartisan majorities in the state Legislature support the Fair Pay for Home Care Act. But Governor Hochul left it out of her budget.
The Future of Overdose Prevention in New York
The nation’s first supervised injection sites have opened in Manhattan. Could this effective yet controversial solution come upstate?
Overwhelmed by Omicron: Stories from the Pandemic’s Third Wave
We talked to people around the Hudson Valley and Catskills about their experiences with the latest COVID-19 surge.
The Costs of Improving Hospital ‘Efficiency’
A trend toward consolidation is hamstringing our local hospitals’ ability to deliver quality, dependable care.
Momentum Is Building to Solve the Home Care Crisis
New York’s severe shortage of home care workers has a fresh chance of being addressed in Albany with the Fair Pay for Home Care Act.
Long COVID May Bring a Wave of Nervous System Disorders. Are We Ready?
Cases of debilitating neurological conditions called dysautonomia are showing up in COVID survivors. But patients are still struggling to find proper care.
Will This Be the Year New York Passes Universal Health Care?
The New York Health Act would establish a single-payer healthcare system covering every New Yorker. Its proponents say the pandemic has made it more urgent than ever.
The Fight for a Fairer Home Care System
The pandemic created new urgency around efforts to improve conditions for New York State’s beleaguered home care workers.
New York’s Nursing Home Crisis and the Future of Home Care
As the state’s population ages, home care work is in high demand. A new law would guarantee a living wage for care workers.
Nuvance Health Denies Hazard Pay for Workers at Vassar Brothers
Frontline staff requested hazard pay for risking their lives to work during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. After waiting more than two months, they were told no by hospital management.
What Medicaid Cuts Could Mean for Home Health Care in the Hudson Valley
A program that lets people hire and train their own home health aides is likely to change if Governor Cuomo’s budget is approved as written.
The Race to Finish a Poughkeepsie Hospital
The Vassar Brothers Medical Center extension is expected to treat COVID-19 patients as soon as it's ready. But workers say the site is not safe.