Catholic Health was awarded a $3 million grant from the Cabrini Health Foundation.
The funding is from Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to expand system-wide programs and projects to enhance patient care. The funding will go towards facility renovation, clinical education programs, and more.
Mercy Hospital, Rockville Centre: The renovation of the Emergency Department; expansion of its TeleMommies Remote Patient Monitoring for high risk pregnancies; and the expansion of educational opportunities for nursing staff.
Catholic Health Home Care, Farmingdale: Support for the Nurse Residency Program to recruit and retain early career RN’s for careers in home health & hospice care; expansion of The Food Insecurity Initiative to identify food insecure patients upon admittance to the Good Samaritan University Hospital Emergency Department.
“The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation has become our trusted philanthropic ally in programs that truly deliver on our commitment to medical excellence in the Catholic tradition,” Catholic Health President and CEO Dr. Patrick O’Shaughnessy said in a statement. “We thank the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation for their unwavering support and are eager to put these funds to work for those in the community who need our help the most.”
The funding will support a number of initiatives on Long Island. That includes Mercy Hospital in Rockville Centre to renovate the Emergency Department; expand its TeleMommies Remote Patient Monitoring for high risk pregnancies and expand the educational opportunities for nursing staff.
At Catholic Health Home Care in Farmingdale the funding will support the Nurse Residency Program to recruit and retain early career RN’s for careers in home health and hospice care and expand The Food Insecurity Initiative to identify food insecure patients upon admittance to the Good Samaritan University Hospital Emergency Department.
At St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson the funding will support efforts to expand the number of treatment rooms at the Stephen B. Gold Dental Clinic for patients with intellectual/development disabilities and veterans. It will also provide support for the Stephen B. Gold Dental Clinic work in providing dental care for uninsured and underinsured patients, including veterans and members of the clergy.
At Good Samaritan University Hospital in West Islip the funding will support the Nursing Education Challenge to expand educational opportunities for nursing staff.
At Good Shepherd Hospice in Farmingdale, the funding will support the Bereavement Care Services to lessen complications of grief and trauma for bereaved children and adults in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
And at Gianna Centers in Babylon, efforts will provide restorative reproductive medicine charity care services.