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NYC Health + Hospitals Skilled Nursing Facilities Named Best in Industry by U.S. News & World Report

Nursing Homes in Public Health System Earn 5 Star Ratings

Nov 02, 2018

New York, NY

Two NYC Health + Hospitals skilled nursing facilities have received the highest rating from U.S. News & World Report and are included in its list of Best Nursing Home Short-Stay Rehabilitation Centers, available exclusively at http://www.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes. NYC Health + Hospitals/Sea View in Staten Island and NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur in Lower Manhattan received the highest ranking among the nearly 16,000 nursing homes U.S. News evaluated across the country for short-stay care.

To create the Best Nursing Homes list, U.S. News & World Report drew on data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes.

“We are thrilled to see our skilled nursing facilities receive this well-deserved recognition,” said Maureen McClusky, Senior Vice President for Post-Acute Care at NYC Health + Hospitals. “We are very proud to have achieved this top-ranking designation. Less than 20 percent of skilled nursing facilities receive this distinction. We are proud to offer comprehensive, high-quality care and provide services to help New Yorkers needing short-term rehabilitation, home care, ventilator weaning, Adult Day Health Care, long-term acute care hospitalization, traumatic brain injury, and specialty services for other clinically complex conditions. Our goal is to restore health to our residents and enable them to return to the community to live their healthiest lives.”NYC Health + Hospitals’ post-acute care provides comprehensive post-acute services, including short- and long-term rehabilitation, in six facilities located throughout New York City.

“It’s an honor to be recognized among the best nursing homes in the country,” said Susan Sales, Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur. “The recognition confirms that our staff provides our patients with the best possible care each day.”

“We are pleased to be recognized for the exemplary work of our staff and for the high-quality care we provide our residents,” said Angelo Mascia, Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals/Sea View. “This recognition is a reflection of the team’s hard work and devotion to quality care.”

“Managing the cost and care of an elderly loved one is a challenge millions of Americans face each year,” says Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News. “We hope our Best Nursing Homes ratings, advice, and tools help them make this important decision.”

Learn more about the U.S. News & World Report nursing home rankings.

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