Category Archives: Awards & Accreditation

Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International has announced that Helen Hayes Hospital has been accredited for a period of three years The latest accreditation is the fifth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to the specialty physical rehabilitation hospital. … Continue reading

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Public Notice of Joint Commission Accreditation Process

The Joint Commission is expected to conduct an unannounced accreditation survey of Helen Hayes Hospital this year. The purpose of the survey will be to evaluate Helen Hayes Hospital’s compliance with nationally established Joint Commission standards. The information obtained during … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Awards

Two members of the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation team at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw were recently honored at the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation’s 25th Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Steven W. Lichtman, Ed.D., FAACVPR, Director of Outpatient … Continue reading

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Hospital to Honor Former Patients

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 110th annual “Honors Assembly” on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 1:30 PM at the hospital in West Haverstraw. The event recognizes patients who have made outstanding progress in their physical rehabilitation programs over the … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Researchers Awarded Grant from National Institutes of Health

Will fund study in hip fracture prevention The world-renowned osteoporosis research team at Helen Hayes Hospital, New York State’s premier physical rehabilitation and research facility, has been awarded a four year $1.4 million research grant by the National Institute of … Continue reading

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Hospital Clinical Laboratory Accredited

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Laboratory has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, initiated in the 1960’s, is … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Three-Year Accreditation by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for thirteen of its programs. The Three-Year Accreditation from the international accrediting body … Continue reading

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Adapted Sailing Program Scheduled

group to sail in conjunction with Nyack Boat Club’s annual Tappan Zee Regatta on the Hudson River The Nyack Boat Club, sponsors of the annual Tappan Zee Regatta, will be hosting the fourth annual Adapted Sailing program, in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Researchers Awarded Major Osteoporosis Grant from National Institutes of Health

The world renowned osteoporosis research team at Helen Hayes Hospital, New York State’s premier physical rehabilitation and research facility, has been awarded a further five year $2.5 million osteoporosis research grant by the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Honors Outstanding Employees

The second annual Helen Hayes Hospital CEO Awards were presented on June 21 in a ceremony in the rehabilitation hospital’s Noyes Conference Center. Eight hospital employees were honored for consistently going above and beyond the call of duty and exemplifying … Continue reading

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New York State Department of Health Presents Commissioner’s Recognition Awards

HHH employee takes a top honor Staff from throughout the New York State Department of Health gathered in Albany last month for the presentation of the annual Commissioner’s Recognition Awards. Dr. Antonia Novello, New York State Commissioner of Health, took … Continue reading

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Hospital Clinical Laboratory Accredited

The Clinical Laboratory of Helen Hayes Hospital has been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, initiated in … Continue reading

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Hospital Appoints Manager of Prosthetic Orthotic Office

George Tanner, CPO, has been appointed assistant director of the Helen Hayes Hospital Prosthetic Orthotic Center, according to David Moretto, CP, FAAOP, Director of the hospital’s Prosthetic Orthotic Center. Mr. Tanner will manage the Center’s Poughkeepsie office, which is located … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Three-Year Accreditation from The Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The hospital has been accredited for its comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation programs, as … Continue reading

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Hospital Awarded Grant from Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

will fund research in osteoporosis and spinal cord injury Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced that it is the recipient of a  two-year $150,000 grant from the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF). The grant will fund a research … Continue reading

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