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Transformation Blue Ribbon Commission

Commission on Health Care for Our Neighborhoods

Recommendations on
NYC Health + Hospitals’ Transformation


March 2017

For more than six months, the Commission on Health Care for Our Neighborhoods  reviewed information and key findings provided by NYC Health + Hospitals to develop consensus recommendations that we hope will guide NYC Health + Hospitals’ necessary effort to modernize the public healthcare system.

Dr. Donald M. Berwick
President Emeritus and
Senior Fellow, Institute
for Healthcare Improvement
David R. Jones, Esq.
President and CEO,
Community Service Society
Pamela S. Brier
Senior Advisor, Hunter
College, and Visiting Senior
Fellow, The New York
Academy of Medicine
Dr. Rafael Lantigua
Professor of Medicine,
Columbia University
Medical Center, and
Medical Attending, New York
Presbyterian Hospital
Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford
President, The New York
Academy of Medicine
James R. Tallon, Jr.
United Hospital Fund
Dr. Rosa M. Gil
President and CEO,
Comunilife, Inc.
Javier H. Valdes
Co-Executive Director,
Make the Road New York