Why NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Healthcare professionals often ask: “Am I doing everything I can for my patient?” At NewYork-Presbyterian, the answer is a resounding Yes!

Working at this hospital, Amazing Things are possible: amazing for your patients and your profession. Look them in the eye. Can you see the person behind the patient? Beyond assessment, care and treatment? The decades before the hours in your care? At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, we’re here to put that patient first. We’re looking for that level of patient focus in you.

Our employees are strong and invaluable people, with access to leadership and uncommonly effective careers. Come provide care for some of the world’s most complex cases, in one of the world’s most diverse patient populations. Our hospital receives over two million patient visits a year. Nationwide, we have among the lowest mortality rates and one of the highest case mix indexes. As a patient and employee focused organization, we value our strong history of high patient and employee satisfaction as well as remarkable employee engagement.

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U.S. News Top Hospital
U.S. News & World Report has named NewYork-Presbyterian as one of "America's Best Hospitals" for 15 years in a row. For 2015-2016, we ranked among the top hospitals in 15 of their 16 listed specialties. That makes us the #7 hospital in the nation, #1 in New York City.

There's more. We are the top tri-state-area hospital listed on this year's U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Children's Hospitals," ranking in all 10 pediatric specialties. That makes our story one of sustained and all-encompassing success.

More than just a "hub of excellence," what drives us is providing outstanding patient care. That's why our motto is, "We put patients first."

A Diverse & Inclusive Culture
It is the policy of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), national origin, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, employment status, age, disability (including pregnancy), predisposing genetic characteristics, and any other protected characteristics, within the meaning and subject to the conditions of applicable federal, state and city laws.

NYP Physicians Named Among Metro Area's Best By New York Magazine
New York Magazine names 229 Doctors from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to its annual "Best Doctors" list in the latest New York magazine "Best Doctors" issue. The 1,282 physicians listed in New York's 18th annual "Best Doctors" issue were selected through a peer-nomination process. New York magazine compiles its "Best Doctors" list using Castle Connolly's book, Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, adjusting for factors including geographic balance to better reflect the magazine's readership.

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Internationally Acclaimed
Every year, our patient case mix index increases, solidifying our status as a “destination hospital” for patients with complex medical challenges. Some come all the way from as far as Japan and Dubai. That's why other top-ranked hospitals visit us: to see our work in practice. In virtually every medical field, we set new standards and pioneer new treatments.

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NYP Launches Medicare Accountable Care Organization
As part of the Hospital's ongoing efforts to deliver the highest quality patient care as efficiently and effectively as possible, NewYork-Presbyterian and its Medical School partners, Weill Cornell and Columbia, have been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO). A Medicare ACO is designed to more effectively coordinate care for specific populations, particularly the chronically ill. NYP's program, NewYork Quality Care, is one of 30 ACOs in the New York Metropolitan area.

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Unique to NewYork-Presbyterian:

Medical journals laud our achievements. Many of our procedures are top stories and medical firsts. In 2011 and 2012 alone, our teams have performed surgeries and conducted research never before seen:

  • Using new imaging methods to discover that patients with severe brain injuries can communicate accurately (Dr. Jonathan Bardin, Dr. Nicholas Schiff in Archives of Neurology Feb 2012).
  • Helping a pregnant mother treat her tonsil cancer while safely delivering her child: Watch Video
  • Developing FAST, or fast arthritis sonographic evaluation, which uses ultrasound technology to transform diagnosis of arthritis (Dr. Dimitrios Pappas).
  • Helping a patient with advanced digestive shutdown live to graduate from medical school: Watch Video
  • Conducting a landmark study that safely weaned antirejection medications in children who received liver tissue transplants (Dr. Steven J. Lobritto in Journal of the American Medical Association Jan 2012).

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Innovation Center Opens at Blueprint Health Accelerator
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) has opened dedicated innovation space at Blueprint Health, a New York City-based accelerator and co-working space for health tech startups. This new space will help foster the hospital's collaboration with the technology and startup sector in New York City and bring new technologies into use at NYP. The first component of NYP's nascent Innovation Center, the site at Blueprint Health, will focus on developing a new portfolio of technology projects, including building on applications from the hospital's recent hackathon, expanding existing initiatives such as award-winning patient bedside tablets, and developing new solutions in conjunction with Blueprint Health's members.

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The foundations of our hospital pre-date the American Revolution. First pediatric heart transplant. First nursing school. First medical use of the laser beam. First Pap smear. The invention of the APGAR score. But we’re more than just a historical marvel.

We train tomorrow’s leaders and build tomorrow’s facilities. We’re interested not only in what you achieve now, but what you’ll achieve for the next 20 years. At our hospital, there’s always a career “next-step,” just as there’s always a new advancement for your department. Join our hospital to become more (and mean more to patients) than you ever imagined.

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New Outpatient Center:
In April 2013, NYP received the largest philanthropic donation in the hospital’s history: a $100 million gift from David H. Koch. This donation will support the construction of a new ambulatory care center on York Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets. This 450,000-square-foot location will open in 2018.

Called the David H. Koch Center, this new facility will bring the full continuum of quality care to the world of ambulatory medicine. Here, we’ll provide patients with the best in personalized and integrated outpatient care. The Koch Center will take patients from diagnosis to treatment to aftercare—all in a single, patient-friendly, tech-forward environment.
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Research & News

Doctors initially told Danion’s mother that there was no way to save him. But his mother pushed on and came to NYP, where they agreed to accept the case. His surgeon, Dr. Mark Souweidane says, “It was one of the largest tumors I’ve ever seen.”

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