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NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney’s Sara Demaio, Physical Therapy Assistant; Ann Scott, Director, Rehabilitation Department; and Julie Medina, Assistant Director, Nursing.

NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney Receives Highest Skilled Nursing Facility Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

All NYC Health + Hospitals Post-Acute Care Facilities/Nursing Homes Have Earned Top Rankings

Nov 01, 2017

New York, NY

NYC Health + Hospitals announced today that NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney, a 320-bed post-acute care and rehabilitation center in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, has received five stars—the highest rating possible—from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for achieving exceptional quality standards. The new rating places NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney among the top providers of post-acute care in the country.

The facility earned the five-star rating for achieving above average performance on 16 different physical and clinical measures for nursing home residents, including for reducing the use of antipsychotic medications among both long-stay and short-stay residents. NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney also outperformed state and national averages for the percentage of short-stay residents who improved in their ability to move around on their own; the facility has achieved an 83.1 percent success rate, compared to 68.8 percent for New York State and 66.7 for the nation.

“The five-star rating is a credit to our expert staff, who work diligently every day to provide the best possible care to our patients and residents. I applaud our dedicated caregivers for their commitment to the highest care quality standards,” said David Weinstein, chief executive officer of NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney.

“This rating reaffirms our health system’s reputation as a top choice for exceptional skilled nursing care in the city and beyond,” said Maureen McClusky, senior vice president for post-acute care at NYC Health + Hospitals.

All five skilled nursing facilities in the NYC Health + Hospitals system have received top ranking from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; four have earned five stars, and the fifth facility has a four-star rating.