Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

History

1890

The Lebanon Hospital is founded.

1909

The Bronx Hospital is founded.

1962

The Bronx Hospital merged with the Lebanon Hospital, and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center is created.

1987

Bronx-Lebanon completes “New Directions,” a $214 million modernization project that resulted in state-of-the-art hospital facilities, as well as the creation of an innovative long-term care facility.

2000

Bronx-Lebanon’s tradition of community service and leadership position as an economic anchor, engine for positive change, and beacon of hope continues into the new millennium.

2009

Bronx-Lebanon's new Children's Wing for inpatient and outpatient services opens.



2010

Bronx-Lebanon opens a new Hospice Unit to provide compassionate end of life care.

2012

Bronx-Lebanon’s outpatient practices receive certification as a Level Three Patient-Centered Medical Home (the highest level) by the National Center for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Bronx-Lebanon receives New York State Department of Health designation as a "Health Home" for providing comprehensive services to the Medicaid population with chronic conditions.

2013

Bronx-Lebanon reaches the one million outpatient visit level, among the largest for a hospital in New York, further reinforcing its essential role as in promoting health care excellence.

Bronx-Lebanon establishes a new Neurosurgery service.

Bronx-Lebanon Healthy Choices nutritional initiative, a collaborative effort with Corbin Hill Food Project, continues to reach out to the community. It has distributed more than one million pounds of food to needy families and individuals.

2014
Bronx-Lebanon receives full accreditation from the Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accrediting authority for hospitals, and recognition by it as a top performer on key quality measures.®
Bronx-Lebanon's "A-Rating" from the Leap Frog Industry Watchdog Group places it in the upper echelon of the safest hospitals in the nation, including the added distinction of being the best performing hospital in New York City


Bronx-Lebanon completes construction of its Health and Wellness Center for outpatient care, accommodating more than 125,000 visits annually.

Bronx-Lebanon completes construction of its Life Recovery Center, one of only a few facilities in New York State to combine inpatient, outpatient, and residential services for individuals suffering from chemical dependency.

Bronx-Lebanon implements an advanced robotic surgery program.

2015

Bronx-Lebanon is selected by the New York State Department of Health as a Performing Provider System (PPS) lead in its Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. It will enable Bronx-Lebanon and its community partners to implement a high performing delivery system.

Bronx-Lebanon and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai establish a medical school affiliation. A clinical collaboration to expand services across multiple disciplines is also put into place with the Mount Sinai Health System.

Bronx-Lebanon expands its ER with a new patient care area, including 11 stretcher bays and additional treatment rooms.

Bronx-Lebanon completes a new Cardiac Catheterization Suite, including a state-of-the-art Electrophysiology Laboratory.

Bronx-Lebanon receives a Four Star Rating in Renal Dialysis from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

2016

Bronx-Lebanon receives its fourth consecutive A-Rating from The Leapfrog Group, placing it in the upper echelon of the safest hospitals in the nation. It is the only hospital in the Bronx, and one of three hospitals in New York City to receive the “A” grade during the Spring 2016 time period.

Bronx-Lebanon receives the Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Award Designation from the American Stroke and American Heart Associations, a prestigious recognition of its strong commitment to delivering advanced stroke treatment.

Bronx-Lebanon receives the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure Care from the American Heart Association, an acknowledgement of the high quality cardiology care it provides.

Bronx-Lebanon’s Mission Lifeline Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association is a confirmation of its success in implementing quality improvement measures for heart attack patients.

Bronx-Lebanon is among a select group of organizations participating in the National Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model.

Bronx-Lebanon receives a Five Star Rating from the National “Health Grades” System for Labor and Delivery excellence related to normal deliveries and cesarean sections.

Bronx-Lebanon’s federal residency training grant of $2.1 million over five years will provide enhanced education for future Primary Care Physicians.