HHC Awards Season
HHC facilities have recently received several distinctions for the implementation of the highest standards of care and improving the lives of patients.
- Coney Island Hospital and Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center earned top performing hospital awards for excellence and superior clinical outcomes in women’s health. The awards were presented by Healthgrades, the national organization that helps healthcare consumers evaluate and compare hospital performance. The awards were determined based on quality and safety indicators for hospitals in 18 states and represent the cycle of a woman’s healthcare experience – from the needs of starting a family to caring for their unique health needs.
- Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home has received from NYSDOH the highest score in the state in the benchmarks that will be used to determine how to distribute the $50 million in funding in the 2013 Nursing Home Quality Pool, that will be used to enhance nursing homes with high quality of care standards.
- Lincoln Medical Center was recognized with the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, becoming one of a select group of 79 healthcare facilities -- 16 percent of more than 500 accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor.
- Elmhurst Hospital Center and Lincoln Medical Center received the “Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award” from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the successful implementation of higher standards of stroke care, aimed at reducing death and disability, and improving the lives of stroke patients.