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BronxCare News

Mar 31, 2019

The Garden of Eden, a community garden located at 1660 Weeks Ave, is providing a farmers market tour every Thursday. The Department of Dentistry has also received a multi-year “Chef in the Garden” multidisciplinary grant to promote nutrition and oral health.

Feb 28, 2019

BronxCare’s OR Team Earns National Recognition BronxCare’s OR team received the Go Clear Silver Award™ from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) for its achievements in eliminating hazardous smoke from surgical procedures.

Nov 30, 2018

BronxCare Observed its Annual Hospital Day, which included a wide range of lectures and presentations by the Medical and Dental staff, as well residents, fellows, and nurses.

Aug 31, 2017

In August 2017, BronxCare received official notification of its full three-year Accreditation from the Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accrediting authority for hospitals. This notification followed a comprehensive and detailed five-day survey of the hospital and its outpatient practices.

Jul 19, 2016

BronxCare was the recipient of the 2016 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®—Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, with Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

Jul 19, 2016

BronxCare Health System earned its award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients.

Dec 15, 2015

In 2015, BronxCare Health System completed a Cardiac Catheterization Suite and new Electrophysiology Laboratory, as well as major ER expansion.

Dec 15, 2015

BronxCare Health System received the American Stroke Association’s Gold Plus Recognition as well as the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Recognition.

Nov 19, 2015

BronxCare is the only hospital in the Bronx, and one of three in New York City, to receive the A grade.

Jun 15, 2015

The BronxCare Health System Performing Provider System, also known as Bronx Health Access, received a $154 million award over a five-year period to implement a high performing health care delivery system for Medicaid beneficiaries and low income uninsured individuals.

 
Dr. David Ferris, Medical Director, Ambulatory Care/ Population Health (center), with (L to R): Arlington Malone, Community Health Worker, Population Health; and Diana Malkin-Washeim, Director, Nutritional Services, Population Health.
Dr. David Ferris, Medical Director, Ambulatory Care/ Population Health (center), with (L to R): Arlington Malone, Community Health Worker, Population Health; and Diana Malkin-Washeim, Director, Nutritional Services, Population Health.
Dr. Milton Gumbs, Vice President/Medical Director; Dr. Sindhaghatta Venkatram, Director, Graduate Medical Education/ Attending, Pulmonary and Critical Care; and Marisol Rivera, Assistant Director, Graduate Medical Education.
(L to R): Dr. Milton Gumbs, Vice President/Medical Director; Dr. Sindhaghatta Venkatram, Director, Graduate Medical Education/ Attending, Pulmonary and Critical Care; and Marisol Rivera, Assistant Director, Graduate Medical Education.