Improving Quality of Care: Grants

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Greater New York Hospital Association

Grant Date: 10.19.2017
Amount: $125,000

To build provider capacity and enhance the quality of care within health systems across the greater New York region through GNYHA/UHF activities aimed at: bolstering clinical quality improvement leadership through the continuation and expansion of the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program; providing an opportunity for senior leadership of health care organizations to learn about “high–reliability” principles and implement them in their organizations.

Partnerships for Early Childhood Development

Grant Date: 02.16.2017
Amount: $ Various

To identify and address selected psychosocial risks to development associated with childhood and family poverty, through screening of young children in pediatric primary care practices and referrals to partnering community-based social service organizations for needed interventions and services.

Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care (PROPC)-NY Initiative

Grant Date: 10.19.2016
Amount: $149,322 over 18 months

To better understand patient perspectives and help prioritize the patient voice in the delivery of high-quality primary care in New York by advancing the use of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs).

Greater New York Hospital Association

Grant Date: 10.19.2016
Amount: $130,000

To increase provider capacity and enhance the quality of care within health systems across the greater New York region by building quality improvement leadership and by supporting hospitals and nursing homes in developing antibiotic stewardship programs.

Greater New York Hospital Association

Grant Date: 10.22.2014
Amount: $125,000

To enhance the long-standing quality improvement infrastructure collaboratively led by the United Hospital Fund and Greater New York Hospital Association.

Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter

Grant Date: 06.19.2013
Amount: $75,000 (over 18 months)

To complete a project—initiated with the aid of a 2012 Fund grant—to improve care for nursing home residents with advanced dementia by implementing a model residential palliative care program.

Community Health Action of Staten Island

Grant Date: 03.11.2013
Amount: $25,000

To engage residents of underserved Staten Island communities that were severely affected by Hurricane Sandy and connect them to needed medical, mental health, and social services.

PICC Line Initiative

Grant Date: 03.11.2013
Amount: $100,000 total

To assist home care professionals in reducing the incidence of infection and improving care practices for home care patients who are discharged from the hospital with a central line.

Fund for Public Health in New York/New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Grant Date: 11.06.2012
Amount: $75,000

To increase rates of breastfeeding in New York City by engaging hospitals in a Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative and supporting them in achieving the Baby-Friendly Hospital designation.

Greater New York Hospital Association

Grant Date: 11.06.2012
Amount: $125,000

To enhance the quality improvement infrastructure developed by the Greater New York Hospital Association and the United Hospital Fund.

The New York City Veterans Fund

Grant Date: 11.06.2012
Amount: $25,000

To support a veteran’s grantmaking collaborative in New York City.

PHI/Isabella Geriatric Center

Grant Date: 07.02.2012
Amount: $75,000

To improve staff communication and collaborative problem-solving skills at Isabella Geriatric Center’s nursing home and community-based programs, embedding the innovative Coaching Approach in Isabella’s organizational culture.

Preventable Hospital Readmission Initiative: Stage 2

Grant Date: 04.18.2012
Amount: $200,000 total

To assist hospitals with implementing and testing a range of interventions to improve the quality and continuity of patient care and reduce preventable readmissions.

The New York Immigration Coalition

Grant Date: 02.15.2012
Amount: $50,000

To promote best practices in hospital language assistance services.

Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter

Grant Date: 02.15.2012
Amount: $75,000

To improve care for patients with advanced dementia by developing and implementing a model residential care program in palliative care.

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