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Community Benefit Spotlight – Jamaica Hospital Medical Center prevents falls

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center’s emergency department reported 770 fall-related trauma cases between January and November 2018. Senior citizens accounted for 68% of those cases. To address this critical issue, JHMC collaborated with local senior centers to educate seniors on strategies to avoid falls.

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.

Published March 1, 2019