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"We are overhauling healthcare delivery," said Damara Gutnick, medical director, MHVC. "By mobilizing local resources to focus on disease prevention, rather than the Band-Aid approach of short-term solutions, we are responding to what matters most to our community."
The funds will benefit organizations along the Hudson River from Westchester County to Albany. Groups receiving the most funding from MHVC include:
Each organization receiving funding has a rich history of successfully motivating people within the Hudson Valley to make positive lifestyle changes. The goal of the Innovation Fund is to build healthier communities within and beyond the Hudson Valley.
About Montefiore Health System Montefiore Health System is one of New York's premier academic health systems and is a recognized leader in providing exceptional quality and personalized, accountable care to approximately three million people in communities across the Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley. It is comprised of 11 hospitals, including the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and close to 200 outpatient care sites. The advanced clinical and translational research at its medical school, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, directly informs patient care and improves outcomes. From the Montefiore-Einstein Centers of Excellence in cancer, cardiology and vascular care, pediatrics, and transplantation, to its preeminent school-based health program, Montefiore is a fully integrated healthcare delivery system providing coordinated, comprehensive care to patients and their families. For more information please visit www.montefiore.org. Follow us on Twitter and view us on Facebook and YouTube.
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