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Innovation Spotlight— NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Protects a Vulnerable Population

Abuse frequently leads to depression and medical problems in older patients. In April 2017, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center launched the Vulnerable Elders Protection Team (VEPT), comprised of doctors and social workers who respond to signs of elder abuse. 

To learn more this initiative, read the full story here. This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' NYS Triple Aim website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, enhancing the quality of patient care, and reducing the cost of healthcare despite fiscal constraints. 

Published June 22, 2018