Building a Healthier Future

For New York State and beyond  through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs.

Programs

Center for Health Workforce Studies

The Center for Health Workforce Studies, supported by grant and contract funding managed by Health Research, Inc. is a research organization whose mission is to provide timely, accurate data and conduct policy-relevant research about the health workforce. The Center collects, tracks, analyzes, interprets, and disseminates information about health professionals at...

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Grants funds awarded to Health Research, Inc., support the efforts of New York State Department of Health, Office of Health Emergency Preparedness (OHEP). OHEP works with the State Office of Emergency Management and other state agencies, local health departments and private and public sector partners to build an emergency preparedness response foundation to respond...

Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention, Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have awarded a grant to Health Research, Inc. to strengthen and expand NYS’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) in order to advance the ongoing battle against the plague of prescription drug misuse. The four priority strategies are: 1) Enhance and maximize the PDMP; 2) Implement health system interventions...

New York State Department of Health – Wadsworth Center

Wadsworth Center recently had a grand opening of the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies (NCAN). The newly established National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies is the culmination of several decades of research that is supported by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering with additional support from Health Research, Inc. and...

AIDS Institute-Ending the Epidemic

With the assistance of grant funding from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention managed by Health Research, Inc., NYS has a plan to end the AIDS epidemic in NYS.  The goal is to reduce the number of new HIV infections to just 750 per year [from an estimated 3,000] by the end of 2020 and achieve the first ever decrease in HIV prevalence in New York State. ...

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, State Innovation Model

New York State’s $100 million Innovation Model testing grant (SIM), funded by DHHS’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and managed by Health Research, Inc., seeks to transform primary care delivery and payment models across the State, eventually reaching 80 percent of New York’s primary care providers, payers, and patients. The SIM is a part of New York’s...

Technology

Brain Computer Interface

Progress in medical science now enables people with severe paralysis to live for many years.  Many of these individuals have great difficulty communicating.  Some may even be entirely “locked in” to their bodies:  their minds are functioning perfectly, but they cannot...

Health Research Incorporated (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), and other health-related entities. HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.