Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

Since its start in 1996, the singular mission of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing has been to shape the quality of healthcare of older adults through excellence in nursing practice. 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. HIGN works closely with the NYU Meyers faculty and other partners to influence and shape geriatric practice, education, research and policy. The work of the Institute is driven by these values:

  • Interprofessional practice
  • Care coordination 
  • Chronic disease management 
  • Quality care 
  • Better patient outcomes 
  • Population health 
  • Cost effective health care 
  • Person/family engagement

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