BronxCare Health System

Fulton COVID-19 Testing Tent

Our BronxCare Physicians, Nurses, and all Employees are Heroes in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their extraordinary efforts represent the very best in patient care. As of June 2022, 100,000 vaccines were administered to employees, patients, and the community. Free COVID tests were also performed at multiple locations, and a special practice is now in place for post-COVID patients.

The Joint Commission, National Quality Approval

Our 2021 full three-year Accreditation from the Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accrediting authority for hospitals, is a confirmation of BronxCare’s success in providing high quality and compassionate care, while assuring patient safety. It is a tribute to our exceptional performance in CARING FOR THE BRONX.

Our medical school affiliation with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and clinical collaboration with the Mount Sinai Health System, as well as our 16 fully Accredited Residency Programs from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and American Dental Association (ADA), are confirmations of BronxCare’s leadership in medical education.

Our Honor Roll and Gold Plus Achievement designations from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are prestigious recognitions of BronxCare’s strong commitment to delivering advanced stroke treatments, as well as caring for patients with heart attacks and Type 2 Diabetes.

2021 Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Stroke Award

Our Mission Lifeline: Gold Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association are an important acknowledgment of the high-quality cardiology care BronxCare provides.

Our Recognition by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of a select group of organizations participating in its National Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model is providing an important opportunity to decrease cardiovascular risk.

Our Achievement of the Highest Level of Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and New York State Department of Health is among the strongest indicators that BronxCare's Primary Care Team is providing the full spectrum of care in meeting the needs of patients.

Our ER, among the largest and busiest in the New York Metropolitan area, is successfully responding to crisis situations.

BronxCare ambulance.
BronxCare ambulance.

Our Angioplasty Program and Hypothermia Center are providing lifesaving care.

Our extensive BronxCare Network of practices throughout the Bronx is reinforcing BronxCare’s leadership role in Caring for the Bronx.

 

Our Women's Health Center, Labor and Delivery Unit, and Center for Gynecological Care are delivering the services women need in a welcoming setting. Advanced robotic surgery is also being performed, when needed, for GYN patients.

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.

Infant in neonatal intensive care unit.
Infant in neonatal intensive care unit.

Our 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art BronxCare Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care facility is delivering World-Class Cancer Care to the community and achieving the best possible patient outcomes.

Our Linear Accelerator Suite is now in place, in addition to a State-of-the-Art CT Scanner.

Our new Nurse Call System is improving response time by the nursing staff to patients.

Our new Pharmacy Robot is enabling enhanced quality control and expedited dispensing of medications.

Our installation of Smart Televisions and a WiFi System at the Concourse and Fulton Divisions, as well as the Health and Wellness Center, are enhancing the patient, visitor, and staff experience.

Our Relocation of Ophthalmology Services into expanded space at the Concourse Division is accommodating the increasing demand of patients requiring Ophthalmic specialty consultations, diagnostics, and treatment.

Our new Pediatric Specialty Center includes Hematology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Behavioral Development, and Allergy-Immunology services, as well as Autism and Sickle Cell Disease treatment.

Our Surgical Team is providing a full range of advanced specialty services, including minimally invasive and robotic procedures.

Our skilled Neurosurgeons are bringing advanced brain and spine surgery to patients.

Our Orthopaedic Team is providing trauma, hand, foot, and spine care, as well as hip and knee replacements and an innovative sports medicine program.

Our Breast Care Center's one-stop shopping approach for exam, imaging, and biopsy is potentially alleviating the serious problems associated with late-stage breast cancer.

Our Division of Urology is successfully treating urinary tract, kidney, bladder, testes, and adrenal problems.

Our Center for Vein Care is achieving successful outcomes for patients.

Dr. Andrea Hendrzak, Director, Endovascular and Venous Surgery (left), and Valeriya Basin, Vascular Lab Coordinator, Surgery, providing vein care to patient.
Dr. Andrea Hendrzak, Director, Endovascular and Venous Surgery (left), and Valeriya Basin, Vascular Lab Coordinator, Surgery, providing vein care to patient.

Our Multiple Sclerosis Program is the only one in the Bronx to be designated as a National Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center by the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Our Outpatient Mental Health Practices are providing more than 200,000 visits annually.

Our Life Recovery Center was recognized by Newsweek magazine as among the best addiction treatment facilities in the Nation.

Our Department of Psychiatry’s Zero Suicide grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in collaboration with the New York State Office of Mental Health, is addressing this most serious and alarming problem. BronxCare is the only hospital in New York City and one of five in New York State to receive this grant.

 

Our Dentistry Department is providing more than 95,000 visits annually at six convenient locations across the Bronx. It has also trained more underrepresented ethnic minorities than any dental residency program in the United States.

Dr. Maria Figueroa, Attending/Site Supervisor, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center Dental Practice, instructing patient.
Dr. Maria Figueroa, Attending/Site Supervisor, BronxCare Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center Dental Practice, instructing patient.

Our Physical Therapy Service is providing advanced rehabilitation services.

Our Center for Sleep Medicine is addressing sleep disorders.

Our South Bronx Asthma Partnership was nationally recognized for its leadership in improving the lives of children with asthma.

Our Diaspora Program is providing comprehensive medical and support services to the growing African population.

Dr. Shalu Mahbubani checking heartbeat of patient as her mother looks on.
Dr. Shalu Mahbubani checking heartbeat of patient as her mother looks on.

Our BronxCare Special Care Center is providing quality long-term and chronic care, with access to BronxCare’s inpatient, outpatient, and specialty services. It is the recipient of the American Health Care Association’s Commitment to Quality Award, a further confirmation of its success in improving the lives of residents through quality care.

Our Apprenticeship Program with the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, and other key organizations is recognized as a unique and innovative program in recruiting and training frontline health care workers in effectively reaching out to the community.

Our Telehealth Program has become an essential method for responding to and caring for individuals who cannot travel to the hospital or outpatient practices. In 2021, 97,000 Telehealth visits were provided.

Our "my BronxCare" Portal is offering patients the opportunity to have confidential access to their health information. With “myBronxCare,” patients can contact a doctor, request appointments, review lab results, and request prescription refills.

Our Mobile Health Units are successfully reaching out to the Bronx community.

Image: Mobile Health Van
Mobile Health Van.

… and our continued financial stability is indeed noteworthy in the current economic environment.