NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is a learned institution: The organization is affiliated with both the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University. NewYork-Presbyterian comprises two medical centers, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center, which conduct educational and research programs in partnership with the universities. The two facilities combined have about 2,400 beds and offer patients specialized programs for burns, digestive diseases, pediatrics, women's health, gene therapy, infertility, and other conditions. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is part of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System.
In addition to its flagship campuses NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital operates the Allen Hospital (a small community hospital in Manhattan) and the Westchester Division (an inpatient mental health facility). The broader NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System operates facilities in other areas of New York, as well as in New Jersey and Connecticut.
The NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System's Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital is located at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia campus. Construction efforts to upgrade the hospital's facilities include a new $50 million children's emergency department at the Morgan Stanley facility in 2011 and expansion efforts at the Allen Hospital (formerly known as the Allen Pavilion).
In 2010 the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital opened an eating disorders clinic at the Westchester location, a digestive care center at the Weill Cornell campus, and a new six-story cardiovascular care wing at the Columbia campus. To enhance its IT systems and its customer care initiatives, in 2009 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital launched myNYP, an electronic personal health record system that allows patients to access their medical data online.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital reported $3.7 billion in revenue for 2011.
Medicare and Medicaid recipients account for about 60% of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's patients. Commercial managed care organizations and insurance firms, as well as self-pay customers, account for the rest.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital was formed through the 1998 merger of the New York Hospital (founded in 1771) and the Presbyterian Hospital (founded in 1868). New York Hospital was known for advancing care in areas including women's health and surgery, while the Presbyterian Hospital was known for its pediatric division and its cancer center. – less