AHI addresses rapid changes and challenges to the health care industry by working with local providers and organizations through the coordination of planning, recruiting, clinical activities, outreach and oversight of grant-supported programs.
AHI is a joint venture of Adirondack Health, Community Providers, Inc. (CVPH), and Hudson Headwaters Health Network. Their service area includes Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. To learn more visit www.adirondackhealthinstitute.org.
It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and which also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with 325 doctors. AMC works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life.
AMC is designated under state and federal law as a place of public accommodation requiring AMC to make reasonable accommodations as are necessary to permit people with disabilities access to the Center’s facilities. This policy is intended to serve as a guide for accommodating individuals with disabilities who access AMC facilities while accompanied by animals. To learn more visit www.amc.edu.
The Catholic Health System was formed in 1998 and is sponsored by the Diocese of Buffalo, the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community.
Catholic Health provides health care to nearly half a million of Western New Yorkers across a network of three hospitals spanning four campuses, including: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Sisters of Charity Hospital and its St. Joseph Campus. The system operates 10 primary care centers, nine diagnostic and treatment centers, two free-standing surgery centers, two advanced wound healing centers, five long term care facilities, two adult homes, home care agencies, counseling services, social service and behavioral health programs. Administrative and support services are decentralized over several city and suburban locations.
One of the largest providers of health care in Western New York, Catholic Health’s 8,400 associates and 1,200 physicians are part of a healing ministry dating back more than 160 years. Among others, its facilities are known for excellence in cardiac care, stroke care, women’s services, cancer services, bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, rehabilitation and orthopedic services. Catholic Health integrates advanced technology in a tradition of medical excellence and compassionate care in its mission to Western New York. Catholic Health is one of the nation’s Top 100 Integrated Health Networks, as designated by IMS Health and one of the top 20 integrated networks in the Northeast. To learn more visit www.chsbuffalo.org.
Community Healthcare Network (CHN) is a not-for-profit organization that provides access to quality, culturally competent and comprehensive community-based primary care, mental health care and social services for diverse populations in underserved communities throughout New York City.
CHN offers a broad selection of services and programs for people of all ages. Their community health centers, offices, and mobile unit are located in the boroughs of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. CHN’s services are completely confidential and as a Federally Qualified Health Center, they do not turn anyone away. CHN takes care of individuals and families who might otherwise have little or no access to basic health care. Through their comprehensive medical services, outreach programs, and education programs, CHN serves more than 75,000 individuals a year at 12 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). To learn more visit www.chnnyc.org.
Drawing on complementary strengths, CHP offers a broad based fully integrated health services network throughout the New York City metropolitan region. This capability was augmented with the addition of The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in 1999.
With a total combined annual operating budget of $2.8 billion, their hospitals deliver inpatient care through nearly 2,180 certified beds located in seven major facilities in Manhattan and Brooklyn, while providing outpatient care in private practice settings and ambulatory centers. Continuum treats patients in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Westchester County. To learn more visit www.wehealnewyork.org.
Ellis Medicine is a 455-bed community and teaching healthcare system serving New York’s Capital Region. With three campuses – Ellis Hospital, Ellis Health Center and Bellevue Woman’s Center – five additional service locations, more than 3,300 employees and more than 700 affiliated physicians, Ellis Medicine is proud to provide a lifetime of care for patients. Ellis offers an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services – including cardiac, cancer, emergency, neuroscience and women’s services. To learn more visit www.ellishospital.org.
As a not for profit health care provider, Finger Lakes are supported by patient revenues, grants and contributions. We provide primary medical, dental and mental health services at six sites. We have enhanced services for farmworkers and offer telehealth clinical consults. To learn more visit www.flchealth.org.
FEGS is one of the largest and most diversified not-for-profit health and human services organizations in the United States. FEGS service delivery network includes: employment, career, and workforce development; help for individuals transitioning from welfare to work; behavioral health, developmental disabilities and rehabilitation programs; residential services; home care; services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, older adults, refugees and immigrants, families in need, youth at risk, those with substance abuse problems, services for individuals facing life-limiting or end-of-life illness, and many others. Each year FEGS touches the lives of over 100,000 people – some 10,000 each day – at more than 300 locations throughout New York City and Long Island. To learn more visit www.fegs.org.
Hometown Health Center is the only not-for-profit, federally qualified health center in Schenectady County. HHC is the primary care provider of choice for nearly 15,000 local residents. The health center offers family medicine, pediatric, obstetrical, gynecological, podiatry, specialty care, mental health on-site pharmacy services and comprehensive dental care. To learn more visit www.hometownhealthcenters.org.
HRH is a network of 16 community health centers located in Peekskill, Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plains, New Paltz, Goshen, Haverstraw, Greenport, Walden, Yonkers and Monticello. Today, HRH serves over 42,000 patients throughout the Hudson Valley through well over 183,000 health center visits annually in nine counties.
All patients have a choice of his or her own primary care physician. HRH’s staff members are board certified and highly skilled in their respective fields and include physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, midwives, social workers, and support staff. To learn more visit www.hrhcare.org.
THINC is the not-for-profit convening organization that defines and sponsors research to advance improved patient care delivery models using health information technology; structures and implements pay-for-performance criteria associated with physician practice quality initiatives; and governs the region’s secure health Information exchange network.
As a foundational tool for quality improvement and measurement, HVI assists physician practices in the adoption and use of electronic health records (EHRs). Their success in this arena has been unqualified; since 2007, HVI has implemented more than 600 EHRs for an overall EHR adoption rate of more than 80 percent. HVI emphasizes implementation, training and ongoing support for total practice transformation using EHRs as a tool. It’s important to note that HVI supports implementation among practices of all sizes, with particular emphasis on small practices and providers in rural settings. To learn more visit www.hudsonvalleyinitiative.com.
The Institute is committed to high-quality, affordable health care for all. The Institute for Family Health strive for excellence at each of our 26 practices, while accepting all patients regardless of their ability to pay. We offer primary care, mental health, dental care, social work and many other services to patients of all ages. As a federally-qualified community health center (FQHC) network, we meet national standards for affordable, accessible, comprehensive health care services. We are accredited by the Joint Commission and recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 patient-centered medical home, the highest recognition available. In addition to operating health centers, we use our expertise and resources to address racial and ethnic disparities in health, advance the use of health information technology, and find innovative ways to improve care for diabetes, depression, women’s health, HIV and other priorities in the communities we serve. We also train health students and professionals at all levels. The Institute is committed to improving the health care system, particularly for individuals and communities who historically have had limited access to care. We engage in research to improve health care services, and participate in policy development at the local, state and national levels. Interested in getting to know us better? Read our recent news, review our job opportunities or find a health center for yourself or your family. To learn more visit www.institute2000.org.
At 100 years old, Maimonides Medical Center (MMC) remains a vital and thriving non-profit, non-sectarian hospital. It is the pre-eminent treatment facility and academic medical center in the Borough of Brooklyn – and among the best in the country.
MMC is dedicated to fostering healthy communities. They provide high quality, compassionate patient care and comprehensive community services. As a premier academic medical center, MMC is devoted to educating health care professionals, patients, families, employees and the communities they serve. They conduct research that improves the lives of our patients. MMC welcomes patients of all faiths, and at the same time remains uniquely committed to serving the special health care needs of the Orthodox Jewish community, whose religious and cultural traditions help guide the provision of Maimonides services. To learn more visit www.maimonidesmed.org.
As the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence—breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care.
Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News & World Report. For more than 100 years we have been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. As we build on this momentum, we continue to advance the practice of medicine and set the standard for excellence.
Mount Sinai Medical Center (MSMC) is one of the nation’s oldest, largest, and most respected hospitals. MSMC ranked 14th in U.S. News Health’s 2012-2013 America’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll and topped the 2012 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors List.
MSMC encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital today is a 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching facility that is internationally acclaimed for excellence in clinical care. Last year, nearly 50,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients, and there were nearly 450,000 outpatient visits to the Medical Center.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine is internationally recognized as a leader in groundbreaking clinical and basic science research, as well as having an innovative approach to medical education. With a faculty of more than 3,400 in 38 clinical and basic science departments and centers, Mount Sinai ranks among the top 20 medical schools in receipt of National Institute of Health grants. To learn more visit www.mountsinai.org.
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) is a $6.7 billion integrated healthcare delivery system with its own 420,000 member health plan, MetroPlus, and is the largest municipal healthcare organization in the country. HHC serves 1.4 million New Yorkers every year and more than 475,000 are uninsured.
HHC provides medical, mental health and substance abuse services through its 11 acute care hospitals, four skilled nursing facilities, six large diagnostic and treatment centers and more than 70 community based clinics. HHC Health and Home Care also provides in-home services for New Yorkers. HHC was the 2008 recipient of the National Quality Forum and The Joint Commission’s John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality. To learn more visit www.nyc.gov/hhc.
New York Hospital Queens, located in the heart of Queens in Flushing, NY, is a 519-bed acute, tertiary care facility. The hospital offers a full spectrum of sophisticated diagnostic and surgical procedures for inpatients and outpatients.
The hospital’s centers of excellence include the Neuroscience Institute, with a New York State-designated stroke center; the state-designated Level 1 Trauma Center with capabilities to treat the most serious emergencies; and a state-of-the-art Women and Children’s Pavilion with a Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, for the care of infants born too soon. The hospital’s comprehensive Heart & Vascular Center continues to be one of the top providers of cardiac surgical care in New York. To learn more visit www.nyhq.org.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation’s largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,409 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including 12,797 deliveries and 195,294 visits to their emergency departments. NewYork-Presbyterian’s 6,144 affiliated physicians and 19,376 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine.
The NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System serves residents of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, as well as Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and several upstate New York counties. Members of the System include acute-care and community hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities, home-health agencies, ambulatory sites, and specialty institutes committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective, and conveniently accessible care to the communities they serve. To learn more visit www.nyp.org.
North Shore-LIJ (NSLIJ) is the nation’s second largest, non-profit secular health care system. NSLIJ is a $6 billion organization with 15 hospitals, a renowned Medical Research Institute, several medical facilities and service lines, and one of New York’s largest employers with 42,000 employees, and now in Manhattan with the recent addition of Lenox Hill Hospital.
NSLIJ services more than 7 million people in metropolitan New York, including Manhattan, Long Island, Queens and Staten Island. NSLIJ was a recipient of the 2010 National Quality Healthcare Award from NQF, received the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Codman Award, and the first NY-area health systems to attain these distinctions. NSLIJ was rated the “Best Place to Work on Long Island” in 2011 by About.com. To learn more visit www.northshorelij.com.
NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation’s premier centers of excellence in healthcare, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in Manhattan, NYU Langone consists of four hospitals—Tisch Hospital, a 705-bed acute-care tertiary facility; Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the first rehabilitation hospital in the world, with extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs; the 190-bed Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the world dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and the Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, which encompasses the full array of children’s health services—plus NYU School of Medicine, one of the nation’s preeminent medical schools.
In addition, NYU Langone Medical Center offers ambulatory care services throughout Manhattan and in the outer boroughs, Long Island, New Jersey, and Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess Counties, bringing services directly to where our patients live and work. NYU Langone’s medical students, residents/fellows, and faculty also provide patient care at Bellevue Hospital Center, the nation’s oldest public hospital, and the Medical Center is affiliated with Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, Gouverneur Healthcare Services in Manhattan, and the New York Harbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center. To learn more visit www.med.nyu.edu.
Stony Brook Medicine is comprised of Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook School of Health Technology & Management, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook School of Nursing, Stony Brook School of Social Welfare and their Outpatient Care Sites.
Stony Brook’s health sciences schools work in tandem with their research and clinical care teams to deliver the best ideas in medicine to patients. To learn more visit www.stonybrookmedicine.edu.
VNS is a certified, non-profit, teaching home health care agency. Its 170 employees made close to 100,000 home visits in Schenectady and Saratoga Counties last year. The VNS continues to offer a wide variety of services managed by a nurse or therapist working under physician orders. Our services include skilled nursing, enterostomal therapy, I.V. therapy, community mental health nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medical social work, nutrition counseling, home health aides and personal care aides. To learn more visit www.vnshomecare.org.
Winthrop-University Hospital, Long Island’s first voluntary hospital, is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center and a New York State-designated Regional Trauma Center which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. Winthrop-University Hospital is a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
In 2010, Winthrop provided inpatient care for 33,082 men, women, and children. There were over 66,000 emergency visits and 4,632 childbirths logged for the year. More than 3,802 electrophysiology procedures and 4,892 cardiac catheterizations were performed. Over 18,500 surgical procedures were completed, including 458 open-heart operations. Winthrop’s certified Home Health Agency and its Long Term Homecare Program provided over 121,000 visits to community residents.
The Hospital employs 6,000 dedicated and caring individuals, including nearly 1,500 nurses and 1,525 full-time and voluntary attending medical staff. Winthrop offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient programs and services for the newborn through the elderly, primarily from Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties on Long Island, in a dynamic, progressive environment. To learn more visit www.winthrop.org.