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Falls Prevention: Seniors Who Stay Home Can Stay on Their Feet

Medium has featured VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans President Hany Abdelaal in an article that offers safety guidelines to help caregivers to prevent seniors from falling in the home–especially since older adults are being encouraged to isolate at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The piece also highlights an advanced machine learning algorithm developed by the VNSNY Data Science Team that is used to identify members at risk for a fall within the next 90-day period.

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Hany Abdelaal

Hany Abdelaal

Dr. Hany Abdelaal, president of VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, has devoted his professional training and medical career to improving the quality and coordination of health care for older Americans. A firm believer in a strong, person-centric primary care system that embodies a holistic approach and is built upon a strong “medical home” foundation, Dr. Abdelaal and his colleagues work to develop and implement innovative managed care solutions designed to ensure that those who are most vulnerable among us do not fall through the cracks in our ever-evolving health care system.