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New Gouverneur Hospital: 16 Public Health Citations, 1 Sanction

New Gouverneur HospitalPublic records provided by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on May 2, 2019, indicate that New Gouverneur Hospital in New York, New York has received citations and a sanction from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding New Gouverneur Hospital.

Citations for New Gouverneur Hospital

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 6
Life Safety Code Citation 10
Total Citations 16
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 0.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of 3 inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed May 2, 2019]

Located in New York, New York, New Gouverneur Hospital is publicly owned and operated by the New York City Health and Hospital Corporation. It holds a total of 295 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 91% and an occupancy rate of 92%. Its operating certificate number is 7002343N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 58 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 6 standard health citations, 10 life safety code citations, and one sanction.

In 2018 New Gouverneur Hospital received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding cooking facilities; construction of walls; and the enclosure of hazardous areas. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding essential electrical systems; the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems; and smoke barriers. New Gouverneur Hospital has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the nursing home received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; notification of rights, rules, services, and charges; physician visits; the posting of nurse staffing information; and the provision of services by qualified individuals in accordance with each resident’s plan of care. The nursing home implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

In 2016 the nursing home was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding the maintenance of an environment free of accident hazards; and administrative practices and procedures. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $12,000. The nursing home has since implemented plans of correction approved by the Department of Health.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding New Gouverneur Hospital in New York, New York, call 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.