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UHF's Tribute to Excellence in Health Care recognizes quality improvement champions across the New York metropolitan area.
We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Community Service Award, to be presented at the UHF Gala in October. The award recognizes outstanding voluntary leadership in health and health care in the metropolitan New York area.
What we're accomplishing with your donations.
In 2005, the Fund and the Greater New York Hospital Association formed a partnership to improve the quality of care provided in hospitals in the New York metropolitan region. Since then, the Fund and GNYHA have implemented a series of successful and well-received quality initiatives involving more than 80 hospitals. This grant will build upon the quality improvement program through the following activities:
Strengthening clinical leadership and education through the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program, which is training mid-career physicians and nurses to lead and champion quality improvement and patient safety efforts within their hospitals;Expanding the IMPACT (IMprove Processes and Care Transitions) to Reduce Readmissions Collaborative, currently involving hospitals and nursing homes, to include home care participation; andAddressing the critical issue of antibiotic resistance by helping hospitals develop effective and comprehensive antimicrobial stewardship programs.