NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Jeremy B. Strauss, CEO of The Grand Healthcare System, received the Healthcare Heroes Award at an awards dinner held at Douglaston Manor, Queens, NY on December 6, 2016. Strauss was among several leading healthcare professionals in Queens who were honored for their contributions to the healthcare field.
Strauss’ career began in 1995 at the non-profit Hebrew Academy for Special Children where he had a significant role in creating specialized residences for the mentally disabled. He entered the nursing home profession in 1996 as assistant director of admissions. He later become an owner and operator of his first home eight years later, and a partner in the purchase and operation of more than 30 skilled nursing facilities.
As CEO of The Grand Healthcare System, Strauss brings his own brand of unparalleled service to his skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities. He believes in treating every guest like family, focusing his attention on their clinical needs while understanding the importance of personal needs and customer service.
Strauss graduated from Yeshiva University with a finance and economics degree. He has volunteered as an EMT for more than 25 years and he sits on the boards of several charitable institutions and schools.
What distinguishes The Grand Healthcare System from others is its quality of care and the attention to detail Strauss gives to everything from cozy furnishings to modern amenities that go well beyond expectations. Strauss and his colleagues often say, “At The Grand, our guests always come first.”
In response to the increasing demand for stroke rehabilitation in New York City, Strauss recently launched The Walter Strauss Stroke Center. The new facility, located at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Queens, is spearheaded by an interdisciplinary team of medical professionals and nurses specializing in stroke rehabilitation and recovery. Recovery programs focus on walking, eating, dressing and communicating.
In addition to Strauss, the 2016 Healthcare Heroes Award was presented to CEOs Dr. Steven Mendelsohn, Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology; Michael Dowling, Northwell Health; Gerald Walsh, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital; Sean Granahan, The Floating Hospital; Dr. Navarra Rodriguez of ACPNY and Emblem Health; and Jugal Agarwal, Atlantic Dialysis. Keynote speaker was New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray.
The Grand Healthcare System offers a full continuum of premium healthcare and specialty care services throughout its state-of-the-art, all-inclusive health facilities in Queens, Pawling, Poughkeepsie, Guilderland Center, Chittenango and Rome, NY. Nursing and rehabilitation services and programs include stroke rehabilitation at The Walter Strauss Stroke Center, amputee therapy and training program, bariatric rehabilitation, cardiac therapy, complex medical care program, hip repair and joint replacement recovery program, IV antibiotic therapy, medical nutrition therapy, medical shuttle service and transportation vans. For more information call (718) 215-6000 or visit www.thegrandhealthcare.com.