Get to know Urban Health Plan.
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Who we are:

  • Founded in 1974
  • Licensed by the State of New York and accredited by the Joint Commission.
  • Member of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS)
  • A network of federally qualified community health centers located in the South Bronx, Central Harlem and in Corona, Queens consisting of ten clinical sites, eleven school-based health centers and three administrative and program sites.
  • National Health Service Corps site
  • Services: primary care, specialty, diagnostic, ancillary and support services to more than 78,800 registered patients through more than 374,000 visits.
  • Our health improvement initiatives including a nationally acclaimed asthma management program, programs for diabetes management, geriatrics, nutrition, HIV/AIDS care, and mental health services.
  • One of the first community health centers in New York to use electronic medical records
  • Currently using iris recognition technology to identify patients.

Accomplishments and recognitions:

  • The National Exemplary Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 2006 for efforts to reduce asthma rates in the Hunts Point community in the Bronx.
  • The Nicholas E. Davies Award for Excellence from the Health Information Management Systems Society for excellence in the use of electronic health records.
  • Level 3 recognition as a Physician Practice Connections – Patient-Centered Medical Home (PPC-PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Level 3 recognition is the highest awarded by the NCQA.

UHP is affiliated with the following hospitals:

  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center
  • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Health System

 

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