Niskayuna, NY based Nursing Home Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has been presented the annual IPRO Quality Award.

Niskayuna, NY (May 2014) The annual IPRO Quality Award is given to healthcare providers who have achieved a very high standard of quality care and service. Always striving to improve and increase their rankings, Pathways enjoyed a 30 percent jump in their ranking of quality services.

Pathways Nursing and Rehab Center worked with IPRO to implement evidence-based interventions which increased the Medicare 30-Day admission rate. Additionally, by participating in the Albany Care Transitions Committee, Pathways improved care transitions across the entire Capital District.

IPRO will be holding its 29th Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014. At this time the award will be given to Pathways acknowledging their impressive accomplishment. The luncheon will be held at New York Laguardia Airport’s Marriott Hotel, 102-05 Ditmars Boulevard, East Elmhurst, New York, from 12:30 to 3:00 PM.

IPRO stands for Island Peer Review Organization. Based out of Lake Success, New York, IPRO works with organizations to help improve their quality services. Some of these include data collection and analysis, retrospective claims reviews, and other services that ensure a company enjoys the best possible quality control. IPRO takes healthcare facilities and makes them more efficient, productive, and scrupulous.

“It is a great honor to be able to receive the 2014 IPRO Quality award. Being able to put Pathways’s name alongside the past award winners is a great achievement and not one we take lightly, said Jeff Ruso, Administrator at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. “I look forward to accepting the award and continue working with IPRO to keep increasing our level of quality work.”

Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a unique and comprehensive rehabilitation center serving both the pediatric and geriatric populations. Located in the beautiful Mohawk Valley, at 1805 Providence Avenue, Niskayuna, NY, Pathways is a 112 bed facility, providing top-notch medical and rehabilitation treatment to individuals in need of sub acute care, those suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury, Ventilator-dependent patients, and more. Pathways’ caring medical professionals provide customized individual care plans to ensure the highest quality of care to all of their patients.

For more information, kindly contact the Admissions Department at 518-374-2212 or visit their website at