Community Benefit Spotlight – Ellis Medicine aids patients in crisis
Almost half of emergency department users in the U.S. have a mental health diagnosis. In 2018, Ellis Medicine initiated a program to reduce ED-based treatment for its behavioral health patients, improving their healthcare access and quality while reducing costs.
To learn more about this initiative and its results, read our full story.
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.