NHCGNE is a specialty organization dedicated to optimal health and quality of life for older adults. NHCGNE builds upon the legacy of The John A. Hartford Foundation, which represents the gold standard of excellence in gerontology. Join us for the opportunity to build your institution into a gerontological nursing powerhouse.
NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) is the leading nurse driven program designed to help hospitals and healthcare organizations improve the care of older adults. The vision of NICHE is for all patients 65 and over to be given sensitive and exemplary care. The mission of NICHE is to provide principles and tools to stimulate a change in the culture of healthcare facilities to achieve patient centered care for older adults. NICHE, based at NYU College of Nursing has over 620 hospitals and healthcare facilities in 46 states, Canada, Bermuda, and Singapore. NICHE designation demonstrates a hospital's organizational commitment and continued progress in improving quality, enhancing the patient and family experience, and supporting the hospital and other healthcare organization's efforts to serve its communities.
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.
Their vision: A world without Alzheimer's Disease
Their Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The Association strives to drive the nationwide discussion of Alzheimer's and other dementias and to establish the Association as a dedicated and reliable resource to support the community's needs. By driving the conversation about the number of affected individuals, and the staggering and growing economic and societal impact of Alzheimer's, the public and policymakers can take appropriate actions to change the course of the disease. Families can gain the knowledge needed to seek diagnosis, begin treatment and plan for the future. Awareness of the Association helps these families to access needed resources during their journey with the disease.
The Expert Panel on Aging develops health policy recommendations to influence national and state level aging and long-term policies and programs. The panel promotes knowledge development and advances evidence-based innovations to improve health care and health care delivery for older adults.
Montefiore is a premier academic health system and the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Combining nationally-recognized clinical excellence with a population health perspective that focuses on the comprehensive needs of the communities it serves, Montefiore delivers coordinated, compassionate, science-driven care where, when and how patients need it most. Montefiore consists of eight hospitals and an extended care facility with a total of 2,747 beds, a School of Nursing, and state-of-the-art primary and specialty care provided through a network of more than 150 locations across the region, including the largest school health program in the nation and a home health program. The Children's Hospital at Montefiore is consistently named in U.S. News' "America's Best Children's Hospitals." Montefiore's partnership with Einstein advances clinical and translational research to accelerate the pace at which new discoveries become the treatments and therapies that benefit patients. The health system derives its inspiration for excellence from its patients and community, and continues to be on the frontlines of developing innovative approaches to care.
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Join NHCGNE on July 22-23, 2017 in San Francisco, CA for their Annual Nursing Leadership Conference, which focuses on developing leaders in gerontological nursing and system-wide health care to advance the quality of health available to older adults.
NYC Health + Hospitals is an integrated health care system of hospitals, neighborhood health centers, long-term care, nursing homes and home care -- the public safetynet health care system of New York City. NYC Health + Hospitals is committed to the health and well-being of all New Yorkers and we offer a wide range of high quality and affordable health care services to keep our patients healthy and to address the needs of New York City's diverse populations.