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Community Health Programs

Center for Community Health Navigation PATRICIA PERETZ • Manager • pap9046@nyp.org ADRIANA MATIZ, MD • Medical Director • lam2048@columbia.edu Mission and Goals

The Center for Community Health Navigation (CCHN) at NewYorkPresbyterian is dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of patients through the delivery of culturally sensitive, peer-based support in the emergency department, inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. The overall aim is to promote healthcare self-management, to connect patients to care, and to decrease preventable system utilization. CCHN aims to achieve its mission through five key activities: 1. I mprove patient access to care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and in the community 2. D  eepen connections between Hospital and community resources 3. D  evelop and sustain innovative patient-centered initiatives 4. A  dvance the Community Health Worker role and workforce 5. E  nhance the Community Health Worker knowledge base and inform best practice

Number of People Reached

39,000

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Key Accomplishments

In 2017, the CCHN nearly doubled the number of peopled reached through new initiatives. • 28,877 people were reached through patient navigators at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medicine, and NewYorkPresbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital. • 1,722 adults and children were reached through Columbia and Weill Cornell community health workers [UPDATE WITH FIGURES THRU DEC 2017] The CCHN also received a new grant in 2017, the Oberkotter Foundation Grant: Community Hearing Health Collaborative to Meet the Needs of Children with Hearing Impairment. $875,000 over three years.

3111 Community Health Report 2017  
3111 Community Health Report 2017