Jamaica Hospital opens city’s first Transitional Care Unit


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Jamaica Hospital is now home to the Metropolitan area’s first Transitional Care Unit (TCU) thanks to a New York State Department of Health demonstration project that brought specialized nursing and rehabilitation services to five health systems statewide. The Medisys Health Network, comprised of Jamaica, Brookdale and Flushing Hospitals, was selected out of several hundred hospitals […]

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New senior rehab center coming to Jamaica Hospital


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As the large white beam covered with autographs of those in attendance was lowered to complete the steel frame at the new Senior Pavillion at Jamaica Hospital, Medical Center applause went up from the crowd, and some seniors had to fight back tears of excitement as their new facility moved closer to opening. “That was […]

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New senior rehab center coming to Jamaica Hospital


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As the large white beam covered with autographs of those in attendance was lowered to complete the steel frame at the new Senior Pavillion at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, applause went up from the crowd, and some seniors had to fight back tears of excitement as their new facility moved closer to opening. “That was […]

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Jamaica Hospital honored for organ donor rates


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Thanks to the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center (JHMC), fewer people are dying while on waiting lists hoping for life-saving organ donations. Recently, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services honored the hospital for its high donation rate. The JHMC received the Medal of Honor for having at least 75 percent of patients who signed […]

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