Megan Alyssa Leyesa with nursing staff. Courtesy of NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island.The pandemic has added a new layer of meaning to this year’s NYC Health + Hospitals Nursing Excellence Awards. “Our annual Nursing Excellence Awards, set against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, honors the tireless work
Dr. Ram Raju, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals [http://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/hhc/html/home/home.shtml], announced a new public awareness campaign this week designed to promote the health care services that are most utilized by New Yorkers aged 12 to 21 at neighborhood centers in the
Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway. (Source: Gregory Maizous)The husband of a Brooklyn grandmother who died of meningitis earlier this year at Coney Island Hospital filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging his wife was misdiagnosed as emotionally disturbed or reacting to an illegal drug, the Daily News reports [http://www.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island [http://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/coneyisland/html/home/home.shtml], also known as Coney Island Hospital, partnered with UFT last week to host more than 500 students from District 21 schools and teach them about various healthcare professions. Students from PS 329, PS 253, PS 216
Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway. (Source: Gregory Maizous)The Medical Examiner’s office determined Coney Island Hospital botched the diagnosis of a Brooklyn grandmother who died in their care earlier this year, the Daily News reports [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-grandmother-died-meningitis-misdiagnosis-article-1.2640731] . An autopsy concluded 47-year-old Grisel
Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway. (Source: Gregory Maizous)Amidst a shakeup following the death of a 47-year-old grandmother [/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, announced it has instated Anthony Rajkumar
Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway. (Source: Gregory Maizous)The state Health Department hit Coney island Hospital with six violations for a botched treatment that lead to the death of a 47-year-old grandmother earlier this year, the Daily News reports [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/coney-island-hospital-busted-brooklyn-grandmother-death-article-1.2598488] . The hospital
Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway. (Source: Gregory Maizous)Coney Island Hospital scored top marks for their commitment to equitable care for LGBT patients this year — earning them recognition as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality [http://www.hrc.org/campaigns/healthcare-equality-index]” from the country’s largest largest lesbian, gay,