Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Established in 1893 by Lillian Wald, the founder of public health nursing, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is today the largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization in the United States. VNSNY focuses on promoting the health and well-being of patients and families by providing high-quality, cost-effective health care to vulnerable individuals in their homes and communities. It currently provides home care services in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, and Westchester Counties and specific health plan services in as many as 33 counties. On any given day, VNSNY has approximately 70,000 patients and health plan members under our direct and coordinated care. In 2013, its clinicians made nearly 2.3 million home- and community professional visits, serving approximately 163,500 New Yorkers. To learn more visit vnsny.org.