IPRO Quality Award Winners 2009

Each year IPRO recognizes outstanding performance by health care providers and stakeholders throughout New York State with our Quality Awards Program.  This year’s honorees include hospitals, nursing homes, an ambulatory care facility and a patient support organization.  We salute them.

HOSPITALS

For ongoing commitment to raising public awareness of chronic kidney disease and enthusiastic support of the New York State Chronic Kidney Disease Coalition — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative:

  • JANET AND JOHN RAGGIO NEPHROLOGY INSTITUTE, NORTH SHORE-LONG ISLAND JEWISH HEALTH SYSTEM, Great Neck, New York

For organization-wide commitment to patient safety, exemplary performance, and sharing of best practices — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Patient Safety Initiative:

  • ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL – THE HEART CENTER, Roslyn, New York

AMBULATORY CARE

For ongoing organizational commitment and exemplary performance in improving care of patients with asthma — New York State Department of Health Insurance Programs Asthma Outpatient Project:

  • BETH ISRAEL PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES, PHILLIPS AMBULATORY CARE CENTER, BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER, New York, New York

PATIENT SUPPORT ORGANIZATION

For ongoing commitment to the renal disease community and exemplary performance in increasing public awareness of chronic kidney disease — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative:

  • RENAL SUPPORT NETWORK, KATHE LEBEAU, PROJECT COORDINATOR, Latham, New York

NURSING HOMES

For system-wide commitment to resident safety and exemplary performance in pressure ulcer prevention and management — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Patient Safety Initiative:

    • GURWIN JEWISH NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER, Commack, New York

For system-wide commitment to resident safety and exemplary performance in identifying and improving care and treatment of residents at risk for pressure ulcers — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Patient Safety Initiative:

  • HERITAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER, Utica, New York

For system-wide commitment to resident safety and continuous improvement in preventing and managing pressure ulcers in high-risk residents — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Patient Safety Initiative:

  • HERITAGE VILLAGE REHAB & SKILLED NURSING, INC., Gerry, New York

IPRO Quality Awards 2009