Innovations in Care

The leader in community-based care, VNSNY delivers innovative, outcomes-driven, cost-effective solutions your practice and your patients depend on.

Innovations in Care

For 125 years and counting, VNSNY has been at the forefront of health care innovation, leading the way in creating a coordinated system of care in the home and the community.

What sets us apart? Our expertise in care management, including the clinical algorithms and evidence-based practices we use to deliver care. We have the size and scale to assume risk, to develop and refine cutting-edge care delivery and payment models, and to employ tools and technology that optimize outcomes, enhance the patient experience, and reduce costs.

The Way Forward in Health Care: Timely Innovations and Timeless Compassion

The Way Forward in Health Care: Timely Innovations and Timeless Compassion

VNSNY's new Care Management division works with insurers to provide extra support to people living at home with seven, eight, or more chronic illnesses. Read More
VNSNY Hospice Develops Cultural Sensitivity Training Around Needs of Jewish Patients

VNSNY Hospice Develops Cultural Sensitivity Training Around Needs of Jewish Patients

By helping staff meet patients on their cultural terms, VNSNY Hospice is providing patients with the best possible physical and emotional care at the end of life. Read More
VNSNY’s Care Management Program for Advanced Illness Earns Accolade from CMS

VNSNY’s Care Management Program for Advanced Illness Earns Accolade from CMS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded VNSNY with a Quality Improvement and Innovation Group Challenge Coin in recognition of our approach to caring for individuals with advanced illness. Read More
Bringing Emergency Care to Hospice Patients in Their Homes

Bringing Emergency Care to Hospice Patients in Their Homes

Community paramedicine brings emergency care into the home, relieving symptoms so hospice patients can remain at home and meet their goals of care. Read More
VNSNY Hospice Teams Using eMOLST

VNSNY Hospice Teams Using eMOLST

This digital end-of-life directive gives clarity and peace of mind to patients, families, and clinicians by documenting hospice patients’ decisions on a full range of specific treatment options. Read More
Tomorrow’s Home Care Informed by Today’s Clinical Experience

Tomorrow’s Home Care Informed by Today’s Clinical Experience

Stakeholders from across the health care sector believe that care delivered in the home achieves the best results. Through the work of its Research Center, VNSNY is turning primary research into home care best practices. Read More
Living Life to the Fullest,  Right Up to the End

Living Life to the Fullest,  Right Up to the End

A hospice patient's embrace of life reminded his care team that the true value of hospice comes in not only helping people die but also helping them live. Read More
Home Health Care News Interviews Andria Castellanos

Home Health Care News Interviews Andria Castellanos

VNSNY's new EVP and Chief of Provider Services discusses how VNSNY's strengths and her experience align to provide high-quality, patient-centered home care that's ahead of the curve. Read More
COPD Hospice Program Aims to Improve Quality of Life, Reduce Hospitalizations

COPD Hospice Program Aims to Improve Quality of Life, Reduce Hospitalizations

Our innovative program uses advanced protocols to help COPD hospice patients manage their condition at home and avoid hospitalization. Read More
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