The New York State Coverdell Stroke Quality Improvement and Registry Program (Coverdell)

Highlights of Accomplishments

  • Since 2012, growth to include 47 hospitals participating in NYS's Coverdell Program
  • Presentations at regional and national stroke conferences
  • Learning Collaborative evaluation and quality improvement activities

Benefits of Participation

  • Improve patient outcomes, facility performance, and the quality of your stroke program
  • Share and learn about best practices with other participating hospitals
  • Serve as a mentor to others
  • Bi-weekly phone calls with Coverdell's QI Advisor to share objectives and planned activities
  • Personalized "Coverdell Hospital Report" for participating hospitals with aggregate hospital data and relevant comparison groups
  • Individual consultation to improve data quality
  • NYS Stroke Designation requires annual data submission, but participation in the Coverdell Program enables NYS to pull together this information for you to satisfy submission requirements

Interested in learning more to participate in the Coverdell Program?

Contact the New York State Coverdell Stroke Quality Improvement and Registry Program at telemed@health.ny.gov or (518)402-0269