Certificate of need (CON)

A certificate issued by a government body to a healthcare provider that is proposing to construct, modify or expand a facility, or to offer new or different types of health services. CONs are intended to prevent the over supply of beds or services in a given area. Granting the certificate signifies the change has been approved.

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April 18

Spreading thanks

Houston and North Greenbush, NY 

Residents of Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor, a senior living community in Houston, recently held a virtual "gratitude party" for residents of Eastwyck Village of North Greenbush, NY, to thank them for their assistance after Hurricane Harvey.