Elmhurst Hospital pediatric patients to get Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Children who are currently patients in the pediatric center at the hospital located at 79-01 Broadway, as well as the patients’ families, will soon be given the option to enroll in the organization Wholesome Wave’s Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program.

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Elmhurst Hospital celebrates opening of new Women’s Pavilion


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Elmhurst Hospital Center has opened the doors to more health care access for the women of Queens.

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Parents welcome city’s first New Year’s baby at Elmhurst Hospital


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Photo Courtesy of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation

Parents Metok Dolma and Choegyal Dorjee welcomed their new baby daughter, Tenzin Choetso, one second after midnight on New Year’s Day at Elmhurst Hospital Center.

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Clowns visit Elmhurst Hospital Center


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As part of the first international clown convention, during the “Make ‘em Laugh, New York City clown week,” clowns from all around the world came together and provided a special performance at the Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC). According to Atiya Butler, assistant director of external affairs at the EHC, over 200 re-owned clowns hailed from […]

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Greenmarket opens at Elmhurst Hospital Center


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

“Going Green” is one of the buzz phrases that everyone is using, but Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) is doing more than just talking about it. On July 13, Elmhurst Hospital Center held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the grand opening of a farmers’ market on hospital grounds. The Elmhurst Hospital Center Greenmarket, which is run by […]

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Elmhurst Hospital gets award


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Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) is at the top of the charts in terms of caring for its stroke patients. The hospital recently received the prestigious American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognized EHC for achieving 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With […]

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Elmhurst hospital volunteers honored


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Since 1994, Juan Garcia has volunteered at Elmhurst Hospital, donating up to 14,800 hours of service – more than 900 hours a year – to helping its staff and patients. His duties range from clerical services to running errands throughout the hospital. His satisfaction comes from knowing he is making a difference everyday helping. Garcia […]

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Elmhurst Hospital breaks ground for women’s pavilion


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Women throughout the borough will soon have a new place to turn for healthcare services. Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) recently held a groundbreaking for a new Women’s Healthcare Services Pavilion, to be located on the south side of 41stAvenue, between 78th and 79th Streets, next to the hospital’s main building. The state-of-the-art facility will house […]

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Crowley reads to youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital


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Youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital’s pediatric unit received free books during a recent visit and even got to hear stories read from a special guest – Congressmember Joseph Crowley. Crowley, who represents parts of northwest Queens, read three books to the children on Wednesday, August 26 as part of the Reach Out and Read campaign at […]

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Crowley reads to youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital’s pediatric unit received free books during a recent visit and even got to hear stories read from a special guest – Congressmember Joseph Crowley. Crowley, who represents parts of northwest Queens, read three books to the children on Wednesday, August 26 as part of the Reach Out and Read campaign at […]

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Elmhurst Hospital works to go green


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Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) is doing its part to “go green” with a series of initiatives it launched recently. The hospital is striving to save energy by utilizing efficient lighting; going paperless; reducing the use of plastic water bottles; planting more trees and planning for a greener future. Recently, EHC planted five trees in their […]

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Elmhurst Hospital works to go green


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Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) is doing its part to “go green” with a series of initiatives it launched recently. The hospital is striving to save energy by utilizing efficient lighting; going paperless; reducing the use of plastic water bottles; planting more trees and planning for a greener future. Recently, EHC planted five trees in their […]

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Elmhurst Hospital tops in organ donations


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Elmhurst Hospital Center recently received a national award for its high organ donation rate during the past year from the New York Organ Donor Network. From February 2007 through May 2008, Elmhurst Hospital’s organ donation rates ranged from 88 to 91 percent and the hospital was presented with the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

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