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Gouverneur Completes Modernization to Add More Nursing Home Beds
HHC President Ram Raju, MD, today announced the completion of a $257 million expansion and modernization project at Gouverneur Health, our healthcare facility that includes a 5-star nursing home and a community health center serving Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
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Gouverneur to Hold Its 129th Annual Gala
Gouverneur Health, a member of New York City’s Health and Hospital’s Corporation, has been serving the healthcare needs of New Yorkers since 1885. This year’s Gala is noteworthy because it coincides with the completion of Gouverneur’s $250 Major Modernization program. The gala will be held on Sept 17, 2014. Additional information about the gala can be found at
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Annual Gouverneur Back to School Event  
Gouverneur Health's annual Back-To-School health fair will be held on Saturday, August 23rd, at Little Flower Park from 10:30am - 3:00pm. The event will consist of health screenings for children and adults, music, giveaways, and complimentary school supplies for children.
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marthha s Gouverneur & MetroPlus Offer Bilingual Counselors To Guide New Yorkers Through Health Insurance Enrollment
Gouverneur Health announced today that English, Spanish, and Chinese speaking health insurance enrollment counselors will be available on-site to help New Yorkers sign-up for the Affordable Care Act.
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Gouverneur Health Recertified as a Highest Level Patient-Centered Medical Home  
HHC President Alan D. Aviles announced today that Gouverneur Health has achieved recertification as a “Level 3” Patient-Centered Medical Home, the highest accreditation possible, from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
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lny2014 Gouverneur Health Greets the Year of the Tiger With Festivities
Gouverneur Health celebrated the Chinese New Year and greeted the Year of the Horse with a party for nursing facility residents on February 14, 2014.
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marthha s Dr. Martha Sullivan to Lead Gouverneur
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles today announced the appointment of Martha Adams Sullivan, DSW, as Executive Director of Gouverneur Health.
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Gouverneur Midwife Helps Launch U.N. Maternity Program  
Dewan Duan, a Certified Nurse Midwife at Gouverneur Health D&TC, has been chosen to go to China as part of a U.N. program to reduce maternal death and disability rates.
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Quality Management Stresses Safety Activities  
The Quality Management Department organized a successful 7 day lobby event in celebration of National Patient Safety Awareness Week from Monday, Feb. 28th through Tuesday, March 8th, 2011.
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Patients Appreciate New Saturday Services  
Gouverneur began its expanded Saturday schedule during April. The new Saturday schedule is part of a comprehensive plan to improve access to services, reduce wait time, and become more patient centered through continuous improvement efforts.
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NCQA Home Sweet Medical Home  
After years of investments in preventive health, EHRs and better care for chronic disease patients, HHC secures Patient-Centered Medical Home designation.
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Christine Quinn Gouverneur Celebrates 125 Years of Service to the Community 
The 125th Anniversary Gala attracted more than 1000 supporters to celebrate Gouverneur's remarkable history and exciting future with a night of music and dance performances.
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Contemporary Art adds Cheer to Gouverneur Contemporary Art Adds Cheer to Gouverneur
Gouverneur has unveiled the latest collection of contemporary artwork from RxArt on the second floor Pediatrics and Women’s Health Departments.
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Christine Quinn Council Speaker Christine Quinn Announces Funding for Baruch Family Health Center Primary Care Initiatives
Speaker Christine C. Quinn, announced $2.75 million has been allocated for Baruch and other neighborhood and school-based clinics throughout the five boroughs.
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Chinese New Year 2010 Gouverneur Greets the Year of the Tiger with Festivities 
Gouverneur celebrated the Chinese New Year and greeted the Year of the Tiger with a party for nursing facility residents.
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Gouverneur Marks Modernization Milestone Gouverneur Marks Modernization Milestone
Just 12 months after breaking ground, Gouverneur Healthcare Services, which includes a nursing facility and the largest city-run community health center, marked a milestone in the construction phase of the $180 million modernization project with a Steel Topping Out ceremony.
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Gouverneur Celebrates a Great Annual Gala Gouverneur Celebrates a Great Annual Gala
Celebrating Gouverneur's 124th Anniversary at this year's annual Gala was a resounding success. Funds raised will go towards Gouverneur's Modernization project.
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Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez Presents $380,000 Check to Gouverneur for Nursing Facility Culture Change Initiative Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez Presents $380,000 Check to Gouverneur for Nursing Facility Culture Change Initiative
Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez presented a check for $380,000 to Gouverneur Healthcare Services on Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00 AM. Funds will support Gouverneur's Nursing Facility Culture Change program, a New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation initiative to transform nursing facilities from a hospital-like institutional setting into a homelike environment for residents.
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Gouverneur Nursing Facility Receives Highest Quality Rating Gouverneur Nursing Facility Receives Highest Quality Rating
Gouverneur's Nursing Facility was ranked one of the best in the U.S. by the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS), who recently began issuing quality rating the nation's 15,800 nursing homes that participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
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