Improving Quality of Care: Grants

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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.

PICC Line Initiative

Grant Date: 02.15.2012
Amount: $20,000 each

To improve the care practices for patients who are discharged from the hospital with home care services and active PICC lines.

Brooklyn College

Grant Date: 11.09.2011
Amount: $25,000

To conduct a survey to assess the range and scope of substance abuse treatment services currently available at community health centers in New York State and develop recommendations for interventions to expand their capacity to provide  these services.

Greater New York Hospital Association

Grant Date: 11.09.2011
Amount: $125,000

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

Montefiore Medical Center

Grant Date: 11.09.2011
Amount: $75,000

To pilot test a multidisciplinary “care map” to reduce the incidence of adverse obstetrical and neonatal events associated with obesity in pregnancy.

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