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by The Joint Commission

Jacobi Medical Center is a member of the National Health Service Corps.

Jacobi receives the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH) 2011 Safety Net Patient Safety Award for its Reducing Adverse Outcomes on Labor and Delivery initiative.
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Grateful Family Thanks Jacobi
Grateful family members of Bronx resident Panagiotis “Peter” Agelopoulos recently presented a plaque to staff at Jacobi Medical Center. The plaque was in appreciation of the outstanding care provided to Mr. Agelopoulos after a horrific car accident on Christmas Eve left him with extensive life threatening injuries and in a coma for nearly a month.
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NBHN Named 2011 Grand Prize Winner at HHC Patient Safety Expo
Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital were recently named the 2011 Grand Prize Winners at the HHC Patient Safety Expo for reducing adverse outcomes on labor and delivery.
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Great Hospitals Have Great Nurses...
...great nurses have great uniforms! In an effort to help patients differentiate and identify staff, Jacobi Medical Center recently unveiled a new color-coded uniform system. As of April 4th, RNs and LPNs will now wear teal or white uniforms. Ancillary nursing personnel will wear royal blue uniforms.
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JMC Opens New Psychiatric Emergency Room
JMC's new Psychatric Emergency Room is a licensed Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP). CPEPs are NYS licensed programs that offer services above and beyond those of a psychiatric emergency room. CPEPs provide psychiatric emergency services, a Mobile Crisis team, Crisis Residence (beds available at Bronx Psychiatric Center),and Extended Observation Beds. The CPEP treats patients from early childhood to geriatric age who present with major mood or psychotic disorders, substance associated disorders, and/or organic mental syndromes with acute behavioral complications.
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JMC's Women's Health Service's Well-Deserved Honors
Congratulations to the Women's Health Service for its success in making the Labor and Delivery process a safer experience for mothers and babies. We are honored to announce that the Service has earned three prestigious safety awards.
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JMC's Breast Health Center Receives Full Accreditation
Jacobi Medical Center has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.
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NBHN Receives HANYS' 2011 Pinnacle Award
The North Bronx Healthcare Network was recently recognized for its outstanding efforts to improve quality of care and patient safety at the Healthcare Association of New York State’s 2011 Annual Award Ceremony. The NBHN’s Women’s Health Service received the esteemed Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety in the Multi-Entity or System category for its Reducing Adverse Outcomes on Labor and Delivery initiative.
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Jacobi Named Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Jacobi Medical Center and Dr. Ajay Chopra, Chief of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Jacobi, have earned designation as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
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NBHN Receives NAPH 2011 Safety Net Patient Safety Award
The North Bronx Healthcare Network’s Women’s Health Service recently received the prestigious National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH) Safety Net Patient Safety Award for its Reducing Adverse Outcomes on Labor and Delivery initiative. The NAPH’s Safety Net Awards Ceremony recognizes those organizations which have been recognized for best practices by implementing the best safety initiatives using evidence-based guidelines.
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Pediatric Dental Health: More than Just Clean Teeth
Doctors at Jacobi Medical Center have a special side-kick in the fight against bad oral health among children.
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Jacobi Receives Prestigious Award
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NY Yankee Catcher Francisco Cervelli Visits Jacobi Patients
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Jacobi Gets Grandma to the Church on Time
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Jordanian Delegates Visit NBHN
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Jacobi Cuts Ribbon on New Oncology Unit
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Jacobi Pathology Department Expands Automation System
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Hyperbaric Therapy at Jacobi Heals Diabetics’ Wounds
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Jacobi Receives Funding for Music Therapy
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Project BRIEF HIV Testing Program Receives 2009 NOVA Award
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Ready, Set, Parent! Program Kicks Off at Jacobi
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