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Dominic D'Ambrosio Receives ACHCA's Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

Riverdale, NY , May 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bon Secours New York Health System announced today that Dominic D’Ambrosio, administrator of Schervier Nursing Care Center, is the 2016 recipient of the ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach.

“This is an achievement that would not have been possible without the collaboration and commitment of our entire team. I am grateful to work alongside a group of such talented professionals,” said D’Ambrosio.

D'Ambrosio was one of 247 recipients who received the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. This award recognizes the administrator of record who provided leadership throughout the award year. Eligibility for this award is based on three years of skilled nursing facility (SNF) survey data, including the Health, Fire (Life Safety), and Complaint Surveys, as well as top quartile performance on designated Quality Measures. The criteria also included an 80% or greater facility occupancy and a three year avoidance of a Special Focus Facility status.

“We are blessed to have such an outstanding and committed team who provide quality, compassionate care every day. Dominic’s leadership is crucial to our success; this award is well deserved,” said Carlos G. Beato, chief executive officer of Bon Secours New York.

D’Ambrosio lives with his wife and family on Staten Island, NY.

About American College of Health Care Administrators

Founded in 1962, the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) is the only professional association devoted solely to meeting the professional needs of today's post-acute and aging services leaders. Focused on advancing leadership excellence, ACHCA provides professional education and certification to administrators from across the spectrum of long term care. For more information about ACHCA, contact the national office at (202) 536-5120 or visit www.achca.org.

The ACHCA firmly believes that post-acute and aging services facility excellence is a reflection of leadership excellence. The prestigious Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award is made possible with the support of eHealth Data Solutions.

About Bon Secours New York Health System

Bon Secours New York Health System (BSNY) is a not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare system committed to providing a range of compassionate health care services in the New York Metro area. BSNY is comprised of Schervier Nursing Care Center, a 364-bed long-term nursing facility providing skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services, palliative care, and care in a secure environment for those with Alzheimer’s and other cognitive impairments. In addition, short-term rehabilitation and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation programs provide services for those recovering from illness and injury and returning to their home and community. The Schervier Apartments offer 154 units of federally-subsidized housing for independent living to seniors and heads of household with disabilities. BSNY Healthy Communities is sponsored by the mission fund of Bon Secours Health System and is committed to creating communities of health, hope and well-being. For more information, visit scherviercares.org or its Facebook page for frequent updates at facebook.com/SchervierNursingCareCenter.

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Laura E. Amerman Director, Marketing and Communications Laura_Amerman@bshsi.org 718-554-8804

Source: Bon Secours