Health

New York Methodist Hospital welcomes new chief of thoracic surgery

Dr. Sebron Harrison recently joined the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) as chief of thoracic surgery. … Full Article

Seniors make blankets for NYU Lutheran newborns

In an act of love and generosity, senior citizens from the Sunset Park Neighborhood Center devoted four months to knitting baby blankets for new moms in need, according to officials at NYU Lutheran, who said the seniors recently visited NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers Women and Children' … Full Article

Interfaith’s Smile Brooklyn Dental Center screens elementary schoolers at ‘Give Kids A Smile’ event

Thanks to Interfaith Medical Center’s Department of Dental Medicine, 66 elementary school students from The Weeksville School (P.S. … Full Article

Maimonides celebrates Lunar New Year

In celebration of Lunar New Year, the Year of the Monkey, Maimonides Medical Center hosted a special event on Feb. … Full Article

Maimonides Medical Center celebrates Black History Month

Maimonides Medical Center hosted a celebratory event in honor of Black History Month on Feb. 9. The program included welcoming remarks from Ken Gibbs, president and CEO at Maimonides; a keynote address by Hon. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s oldest hospital has new CEO, new plan for managing care and growth

Snuggled between DeKalb Avenue and the southern end of Fort Greene Park is a brick-and-mortar source of potential — a hospital with so much history that it was built when the only way to cross the East River was by ferry.  … Full Article

Maimonides honors National Heart Month

The Heart & Vascular Center at Maimonides honored National Heart Month with a flag-raising ceremony and speaking program on Feb. 5 in the main lobby of the hospital. … Full Article

NYC waters are teeming with plastic particles, study finds

The waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply, according to a new report by an environmental group. … Full Article

Pediatric neurosurgeons join New York Methodist Hospital

Pediatric neurosurgeons Dr. Mark Souweidane, Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield and Dr. Caitlin Hoffman recently joined the faculty of New York Methodist Hospital (NYM). … Full Article

Maimonides cites low re-admission rates for patients

Maimonides Medical Center, a hospital famous for its treatment of heart disease, has the lowest readmission rates of cardiac patients of any health care institution in New York City, according to hospital officials, who cited information from the New York state Department of Health (DOH). … Full Article

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