- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYHEALTH & SPORTS
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONNew York
- GRANT LOCATIONNew York, U.S.A.
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.nyp.org
For developing patient education materials. The Rehabilitation Medicine Department produced approximately 10,000 copies of a 40-page work targeted at the infirm elderly, who are most at risk of injuries from falls. The booklet was distributed at outpatient rehabilitation programs, senior citizen groups and other health outreach programs.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital is a comprehensive university hospital composed of two renowned medical centers, the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The Rehabilitation Medicine Department at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the largest in the nation, staffed with physicians, occupational and physical therapists, speech language pathologists, certified therapeutic recreation specialists, rehabilitation nurses, and support staff.