Community Benefit Spotlight – Ellenville Regional Hospital confronts cardiovascular disease
In Ellenville, the age-adjusted rates of ER visits for heart failure are 16.0 per 10,000, three times higher than the county rate and four times higher than the New York State rate. ER visits for hypertension are 47.1 per 10,000, double both the county and state rates. Ellenville Regional Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital serving 13,000 residents, has partnered with community organizations to address these considerable rates.
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This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Community Benefit Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, addressing regional health disparities and delivering valuable benefits to local communities.