Our full three-year accreditation from the Joint Commission, the nation's leading accrediting authority for hospitals, is a tribute to the dedicated efforts of Bronx-Lebanon's physicians, nurses, and administrative staff, as well as Board of Trustees and our employees. It is a confirmation of Bronx-Lebanon's success in providing high quality and compassionate care, while always assuring patient safety and satisfaction.
Our "A-Rating" from the Leap Frog Industry Watchdog Group places Bronx-Lebanon in the upper echelon of the safest hospitals in the nation, including its added distinction of being the best performing hospital in New York City.
Our certification as a Level Three Patient Centered Medical Home, the highest level by the National Center for Quality Assurance, is a further indicator of Bronx-Lebanon's outpatient excellence.
Our Designated Health Home, a collaborative effort with more than 50 community based organizations is responding to the needs of individuals with multiple medical, mental health, and chemical abuse conditions.
Our BronxCare Network outpatient volume increased to more than one million outpatient visits annually, reinforcing Bronx-Lebanon's leadership role in promoting healthcare excellence.
Our ER continues to respond to all types of emergency situations, providing 141,000 visits annually, among the busiest in New York.
Our 911 Designated Stroke Center in the ER is the recipient of the American Heart Association's Gold Medal, a prestigious national honor.
Our Neurosurgery Service was nationally ranked as "high performing" by U.S. News and World report, a prestigious recognition.
Our Orthopaedic Team is providing specialized trauma, hand, foot, and spine care, as well as hip and knee replacements in a totally new facility, with a "Game Day Same Day" program that is enabling athletes to be treated on the same day as their injury.
Our Breast Care Center offers early detection and treatment, potentially alleviating the serious problems associated with late stage breast cancer.
Our Women's Health Center and Birthing Spa (which offers whirlpool deliveries) are delivering the services women need in a welcoming and comfortable setting.
Our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit's 99 percent survival rate in saving infants, weighing as little as one to two pounds at birth, remains among the highest in the nation.
Our Dentistry Department's main site is now located in a new and expanded facility, with the important benefit of "39 Chairs" (a 50 percent increase). The Dentistry Department now provides more than 72,000 visits annually at six convenient locations across the Bronx. It has also trained more under-represented ethnic minorities than any dental residency program in the United States.
Our Physical Therapy Services were relocated into new and expanded space at 1775 Grand Concourse.
Our South Bronx Asthma Partnership received national recognition from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for its leadership in improving the lives of children with asthma.
Our Autism Treatment and Advocacy Center is responding to the increasing incidence of Autism in the community, improving and enhancing the lives of children with autism and their families.
Our Diaspora Initiative (through the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center) is providing comprehensive medical and support services to the growing West African population.
Our New York State grant funded Community Health Navigator Initiative is providing needed support for patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases. It is succeeding in educating patients in self-management practices and empowering them to take an active role in their health care.
Our "myBronxCare" Online Patient Portal offers patients the opportunity to always have confidential access to their health information. with "myBronxCare," patients can contact a doctor, request appointments, review lab or test results, and request prescription refills.
Our HealthBeat Television Program is effectively delivering the message of health and wellness.
Our Mobile Health Units are successfully reaching out to the community.
Our Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and American Dental Association accreditations are further confirmations of Bronx-Lebanon's leadership position in providing high quality, comprehensive, and compassionate health care services to the community.
... and our continued financial stability is indeed noteworthy in the current health care environment.