New York City agencies have been awarded $77.7 Million from New York State, to support 37 projects that will protect and transform New York City’s health care system. This funding from the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program will improve patient care through the development of high-quality medical facilities and programs serving the inpatient, primary care, mental health, substance use disorder and long-term care needs of communities throughout the State.
“While the federal administration has spent two years working to roll back healthcare access, we are investing more than ever in programs and facilities to ensure New Yorkers get the high-quality services they need,” Governor Cuomo said. “These investments in cutting-edge infrastructure will expand 21st century healthcare options in every corner of the state and improve the health and wellbeing of families for decades to come.”
The awarded projects include
- $2.9 Million to the Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home for capital improvements for new construction and renovations to create rehabilitation services and improve patient safety and quality of life
- $5 Million to Isabella Geriatric Center for capital improvements to renvoate four floors to create a dedicated sub-acute, rehabilitation wing to reduce hospital readmissions and integrate the health information technology system
- $2.2 Million for Partners Inc., to support start-up costs to design and implement health information technology upgrades to improve quality of care and increase patient safety