Community Health Improvement Award for its outpatient pediatric immunization program...Health care programs were judged on categories such as leadership, collaboration and proven results.
"Sound Shore Medical Center is proud of its healthcare services and its dedicated staff that helps make our community residents healthier," said John R. Outpatient Pediatric Immunization Program."
The pediatric immunization program at Sound Shore Medical Center has seen a 100 percent increase in immunizations in the last two years, with 94 percent of one year old children completing all of the vaccinations that were suggested by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Sound Shore Medical Center was also awarded the National Certificate of Excellence for achieving Healthy People Immunization goals two years ahead of schedule...It is a major teaching affiliate of New York Medical College, member of Sound Shore Health System and is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. On its campus is the 150-bed Schaffer Extended Care Center, which provides 50 beds for short-term rehabilitation patients and 100 for long-term residents. For more information visit their website at http://www.ssmc.org.
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