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NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Announces Plans for Emergency Dept Expansion

New York City Council, the Queens Borough President, NYC Health + Hospitals, and New York State's DSRIP program provided funding for the expansion Edited by:...

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi Acquires New Mammography Machines

Edited by: JV Staff NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi recently announced that it has installed two new, state-of-the-art mammography imaging machines, the Hologic Affirm Prone 2D/3D stereotactic...

Prescription Opioids: It Only Takes a Little to Lose a Lot

Anyone Who Takes Prescription Opioids Can Become Addicted to Them Prescription opioids can be prescribed by doctors to treat moderate to severe pain, but have serious...

Newsweek Recognizes 4 NYC Health + Hospitals Post-Acute Care Facilities as “Best Nursing Homes” in NY

Edited by: JV Staff NYC Health + Hospitals recently announced that Newsweek had recognized four NYC Health + Hospitals post-acute care facilities in its first...

The Flu Can Kill You – Get the Influenza Vaccine, Health Department Urges

There are roughly 2,000 deaths each year from seasonal influenza and pneumonia, which can develop as a complication of flu, which made it the...

Donor Conception 101: What Every Jewish Parent Should Know When Plan A Fails

By Meredyth Capasso For many would be parents, conception via the use of donor sperm, egg or embryo is Plan B. Arriving at Plan B...

NYC Health + Hospitals Hosts Free Health Insurance Workshops to Prepare New Yorkers for Upcoming Open Enrollment Periods

This is the seventh consecutive year NYC Health + Hospitals and CMS are partnering to bring free workshops to communities across New York City Edited...

New NYC Health Dept Campaign Warns Youth of Dangers of E-Cigarette Use

The campaign will run on digital platforms—including Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, Hulu, Facebook, and Google search—in English and Spanish through the end of the...

Year End 2019 Financial Results Show NYC Public Health System is Meeting all Fiscal Targets

Patient revenue is up, expenditures down, and investments in nurses and other initiatives are ensuring quality patient care Edited by: JV Staff NYC Health + Hospitals’...

NYC Health + Hospitals Honors 12 Employees for Their Dedication to Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Substance Use Treatment Excellence Awards culminated a month of events in recognition of National Recovery Month Edited by: JV Staff In recognition of National Recovery Month,...

What is a Hernia? – A Laparoscopic Surgeon Tells All

By: Dr. Anthony Vine What is a Hernia? As a Laparoscopic General Surgeon, I am able to care for complex intestinal problems— diverticulitis, colon cancer,...

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Designated with Provisional Status as Level II Pediatric Trauma Center

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is the only Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center south of 68th Street Edited by: JV Staff NYC...

4K More NYers Have BP Under Control Across the NYC Health + Hospitals System; Total Increases to Over 73,000

The American Heart Association and the American Medical Association recently recognized the City’s public health system for its commitment to achieving better blood pressure...

NYC Health & Hospitals Launches Support Program for Individuals with Mental Health Needs

The program will transition adults with mental health needs from short-term inpatient treatment to an ongoing community-based setting Edited by: JV Staff NYC Health + Hospitals’...

MetroPlus Health Plan Announces New Partnerships with NYC Gov’t Agencies to Enroll More NYers in Health Insurance

 New Collaborations with FDNY, NYC Housing Authority, Taxi and Limousine Commission Support City’s Commitment to Guarantee Health Care to All New Yorkers; Responds to...

Medicare for All Destroys Medicare

It’s not Medicare for All. It’s Destroy Medicare for All By: Daniel Greenfield The 2013 "Lie of the Year" was Barack Obama's false claim, "If you like...

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