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Amid Shakeup, Coney Island Hospital Brings In Two New Executives
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Amid Shakeup, Coney Island Hospital Brings In Two New Executives

Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway. (Source: Gregory Maizous)Amidst a shakeup following the death of a 47-year-old grandmother [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2016/02/medical-examiner-investigating-whether-botched-diagnosis-caused-grandmothers-death-at-coney-island-hospital/] , two new executives have been added to Coney Island Hospital. New York City Health and Hospitals, the agency in charge of the embattled facility,

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Maimonides, One Of Brooklyn’s Most Stable Hospitals, Is In The Red

Maimonides Medical Center. (Source: Google Maps)Maimonides Medical Center [http://www.maimonidesmed.org/Main/Home.aspx] — one of the borough’s most stable hospitals — is experiencing unusual mid-year losses, reports [http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20150803/HEALTH_CARE/150809992/one-of-brooklyns-most-stable-hospitals-reports-an-unusual-midyear#utm_medium=email&utm_source=cnyb-dailyalert&utm_campaign=cnyb-dailyalert-20150803] Crain’

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Brighton Beach And Bensonhurst Healthcare Workers Caught Up In Massive “Free Sneaker” Medicaid Fraud That Preyed On Low-Income Victims

UPDATE 2/13/17: This story has been updated to remove a name of an individual against whom all charges have been dismissed as of November 30, 2016. Several Bensonhurst and Brighton Beach healthcare professionals were indicted today following a massive undercover healthcare fraud investigation. The 199-count indictment, which names

Video: In Bensonhurst, An Increasing Demand For Bilingual Ambulance Workers
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Video: In Bensonhurst, An Increasing Demand For Bilingual Ambulance Workers

Screenshot of video by Kimberly Conner & Ashley LewisBy Kimberly Conner In medical emergencies, every second counts. Michael Marquez, corporate president of Bensonhurst Volunteer Ambulance Service [http://www.nycservice.org/organizations/1592] (8310 17th Avenue), says that language barriers are common obstacles facing emergency medical workers serving the local community. Earlier

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Brooklyn Hospital Center Expanding With 10 New Urgent Care Outposts

With the closure of Long Island College Hospital [http://www.downstate.edu/lich/], the precarious existence of Interfaith Medical Center [http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140326/HEALTH_CARE/140329916/interfaith-medical-center-files-plan-to-exit-bankruptcy] , and the overall 50% drop in number of borough hospitals [http://nycitylens.com/2014/10/who-should-mourn-for-long-island-college-hospital/] since the 1980s, much

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