Mission Statement & Vision
Mission
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To ensure older adults achieve optimal health and quality of life
Vision

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Older adults will experience a quality of life that reflects wellness and optimal function, characterized by engagement in their healthcare and health-related behaviors. Anyone involved in older adult care understands the unique needs of that population and has access to the resources they need to decrease the incidence and mitigate the impact of chronic disease and social determinants of health.

 
Values
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  • Interprofessional practice
  • Care coordination
  • Chronic disease management
  • Quality care
  • Better patient  outcomes
  • Population health
  • Cost effective health care
  • Person/family engagement 
 
practice
research
education
advocacy
The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

The mission of the HIGN is to ensure older adults achieve optimal health and quality of life. The commitment to this mission exhibited by the dedicated Hartford Institute leadership, staff and affiliate organizations has made the HIGN today a globally recognized geriatric presence. The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing is the geriatric arm of the NYU College of Nursing, and has become, over the years, a beacon for all those who wish to advance geriatrics in nursing.

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