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NYC Health + Hospitals CEO Nicole Jordan-Martin honored as trailblazer in whole health initiatives

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NYC Health + Hospitals proudly announces that Nicole Jordan-Martin, MPA, FACHE, the dedicated Executive Director and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Community Care, has been named one of the esteemed recipients of the 2023 Empire Whole Health Heroes Awards.

This recognition, a collaborative effort between Crain’s New York and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, celebrates individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to advancing whole health initiatives within the vibrant landscape of New York City.

In her role as the Executive Director and CEO, Jordan-Martin leads a transformative charge in delivering clinical and supportive services to over 18,000 patients annually, extending the reach of healthcare to homes and various community-based settings.

Beyond her professional duties, she passionately convenes diverse stakeholders across the community spectrum, fostering innovative partnerships for grassroots collective impact.

At the heart of Jordan-Martin’s mission is the creation and fortification of collaboratives uniting healthcare entities, health plans, and community-based organizations.

These partnerships are strategically designed to comprehensively address the multifaceted needs of Medicaid beneficiaries, uninsured individuals, undocumented immigrants, and other vulnerable groups.

Her efforts extend to those affected by homelessness, justice involvement, HIV, serious mental illness, and alcohol and substance use.

Nicole Jordan-Martin strongly advocates for the development of new care models tailored to the specific needs of vulnerable groups.

She emphasizes the expansion of pathways for service delivery, geographical reach, and service offerings, all while increasing the delivery of home- and community-based health, wellness, social, and family support programs.

Her commitment is underscored by a belief in the critical role of collective impact collaboratives in addressing health disparities through structural and policy changes, funding, innovation, research, and community engagement.

The recognition as one of the 2023 Empire Whole Health Heroes underscores Jordan-Martin’s exceptional leadership in health care innovation and her unwavering commitment to driving community impact.

Her visionary approach continues to shape the future of healthcare in New York City, ensuring that whole health initiatives thrive and resonate throughout the community.

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