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NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler Ranks #5 in Newsweek’s List of Best Nursing Homes in New York State

Mar 17, 2023

New York, NY

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler celebrated ranking #5 in Newsweek’s list of Best Nursing Homes in New York State. The rankings are based on four critical criteria: performance data, peer recommendations, the handling of the current COVID-19 pandemic and regulatory accreditation. There are over 600 nursing homes in New York State.

“Coler’s #5 ranking in Newsweek’s list of “Best Nursing Homes” is a testament to the consistent high-quality care delivered by our clinical and non-clinical teams,” said Stephen Catullo, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler. “Grounding our person-centered care in NYC Health + Hospital’s values of integrity, compassion, respect, and excellence results in the best possible experience for our residents under our care. Receiving this recognition reaffirms the commitment of our team to the health and safety of our residents.”

“Coler has been consecutively recognized by US Newsweek in previous years and we are proud of Coler being ranked top nursing homes in New York State for 2023,” said Dr. Khoi Luong, Senior Vice President of Post-Acute Care for NYC Health + Hospitals. “The staff provide truly amazing and compassionate care to New York City’s most vulnerable. We thank them for unwavering commitment to patient excellence.”

“Coler save my life. At Coler, I found purpose, happiness and friends.  The staff have become my extended family. I wake up every morning looking forward to the future,” said Charmaine Douthett, a resident at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler.


Contact: Jovemay Santos, NNYC Health + Hospitals/Coler, (212) 848-5849

About NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler is an 815-bed skilled nursing facility located in Roosevelt Island, providing comprehensive skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for more than 70 years. NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler is committed to serving New York City and the surrounding communities, while setting an example as a leader in memory care programming and rehabilitation. Rated as a “Best Nursing Home” by Newsweek, with a ranking of 5th best in New York State,the facility earned a Five-Star CMS rating which designates them among the top 10 percent of skilled nursing facilities in the country. The facility also ranks in the top 1st quintile in the New York State Department of Health Nursing Home Quality Pool.

About NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest municipal health care system in the nation. We are a network of 11 hospitals, trauma centers, neighborhood health centers, nursing homes, and post-acute care centers. We are a home care agency and a health plan. MetroPlus. Our health system provides essential services to more than one million New Yorkers every year in more than 70 locations across the city’s five boroughs. Our diverse workforce of more than 43,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.