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Mission Statement

The Gold STAMP Program to Reduce Pressure Ulcers is a coalition of organizations convened in New York State to provide resources and education across the continuum of care to improve the assessment, management and prevention of pressure ulcers.

Goals of Gold STAMP:

  • Provide and promote the use of information, education and standardized practices for pressure ulcer assessment, management and prevention across the continuum of care.
  • Promote collaboration and communication within and throughout the continuum of care and other key stakeholders related to pressure ulcer assessment, management and prevention.
  • Provide strategic direction and support for pressure ulcer performance improvement.
  • Promote and expand engagement of hospitals, nursing homes and home care agencies in Gold STAMP principles.
  • Promote and expand engagement of physicians and other advanced practice clinicians/professionals in Gold STAMP

Target Audience:
Administrators; direct care staff including RNs, LPNs, PHNs, CWONs, MDs, PAs, NPs, nutritionists, PTs, health care educators, and hospice staff working in hospitals, nursing homes, long term care programs, home care.

This project is funded through a Memorandum of Understanding with the NYS Department of Health.

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