Sullivan County Care Center Hires Administrator: November 2020

Sullivan County Care Center Hires Administrator
LIBERTY, November 2020– Sullivan County Division of Health & Family Services Commissioner Stephanie Brown has announced that Burt Kohn is the new Administrator of the Care Center at Sunset Lake. Mr. Kohn is an experienced nursing home administrator.
“A seasoned leader, Mr. Kohn brings with him many years of administrative service in hospital-based, corporate and privately-owned nursing homes, overseeing facilities with more than 200 staff during that time,” Ms. Brown stated. “I welcome his professional and capable leadership.”
“I am very excited to join the talented team of the Care Center at Sunset Lake, to be providing the best short-term and long-term quality of care to the residents of the region,” Mr. Kohn said.
Mr. Kohn possesses a Master’s in Business Administration from Baruch University and is a currently Licensed New York State Nursing Home Administrator.
A Brooklyn native, he has led a number of New York-area nursing homes since 1996, where he introduced, in-serviced, and implemented a variety of regulations, policies, procedures and services, including hospital readmission reduction and falls reduction programs, a quality indicator survey, and capital projects. He negotiated contracts, raised reimbursement rates and increased both the census and patient satisfaction in various facilities. He has also provided consulting services in the healthcare field.