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NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health Receives $1.1M from Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso

This funding will support purchasing of critical patient care equipment for Gotham Health, Cumberland, Williamsburg and East New York in Brooklyn

Jan 09, 2024

Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso and NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health CEO Michelle Lewis celebrate $1.1 million in city funds to support necessary infrastructure improvements and enhance patient services for Gotham Health sites in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn, NY — NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health today announced that Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso allocated $1.1 million of his Fiscal Year 2024 capital funding to support necessary infrastructure improvements and enhance patient services. This funding will provide necessary upgrades to various Gotham Health sites in Brooklyn, including replacing outdated (end-of-life) ultrasound machines at Gotham Health, Cumberland and Williamsburg and new ophthalmology equipment at Gotham Health, East New York.

“Brooklyn President Antonio Reynoso’s contribution represents hope, compassion, and a shared vision of a community where everyone thrives in good health,” said NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health CEO Michelle Lewis. “On behalf of Gotham Health and the countless community members and patients who will benefit, I extend our most heartfelt thanks to Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso”

“Gotham Health is essential to the health of Brooklyn, providing high-quality preventative care that strives to chip away at decades of inequities in the health and well-being of our neighbors,” said Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso. “It’s my honor to boost the vital services provided at Gotham Health with a $1.1 million investment into brand new equipment and improved infrastructure. As I continue to prioritize maternal health in Brooklyn, I’m particularly excited that some of this funding will be going toward state-of-the-art ultrasounds that will support healthy pregnancies among Brooklynites. Thank you to the Gotham Health community for the incredible work they do to care for our residents and families.”

“Thank you to Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso for his unwavering support and advocacy for Gotham Health,” said NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Chief of Infrastructure and Support Services Officer Roman Ryniewski. “With this support, we are not just supporting medical sites; we are establishing hubs of wellness and care.”



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About NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health
NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health is a Federally Qualified Healthcare Provider formed in 2012 to enable individuals and families to address their health care needs in their own neighborhoods. Serving more than 100,000 New Yorkers annually in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Queens, Gotham Health consists of 38 healthcare sites in all five boroughs of New York City.  Gotham Health provides easy-to-access, high-quality, affordable health care services with a focus on primary care. It is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and building healthy communities, with a focus upon providing patients and families convenient access to high-quality preventive care, such as annual check-ups and immunizations. Health care teams are trained to help patients manage ongoing conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease.

About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest municipal health care system in the nation serving more than a million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, neighborhood-based primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency, and MetroPlus health plan—all supported by 11 essential hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 43,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.