Cops investigating homicide of shooting victim taken to Jamaica Hospital


| mhayes@queenscourier.com


Police are investigating an incident in which an unidentified woman was brought to Jamaica Hospital with a gunshot wound to her head. Two people brought the woman, 38, to the hospital Tuesday morning where she was pronounced dead. Cops responded to the scene at about 10:40 a.m. and ruled the incident as a homicide. The […]

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Jamaica Hospital ready for Obamacare


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Residents looking for more information about insurance under the new Affordable Care Act need not search too far. Officials from Jamaica Hospital said they are planning to reach out to the community to help people learn about plans under New York State of Health, the state’s dedicated health care marketplace under the health care reform […]

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Accused cop killer released from Jamaica Hospital


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Terence Cullen

Darrell Fuller, the suspect wanted in connection with killing a veteran Nassau County police officer and a civilian yesterday, was transferred from Jamaica Hospital to Nassau County for booking this afternoon. Under guard of Nassau County Police and NYPD, Fuller appeared sluggish as he walked out of a side entrance of the hospital into a […]

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Jamaica Hospital adds orthopedic surgeon to staff


| jlyons@queenscourier.com


Jamaica Hospital has expanded its total joint replacement services, including adding a total joints specialist to the hospital’s orthopedic staff. Between 2007 and 2009, 50 million adults in the United States were diagnosed with arthritis. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that this will increase to 67 million by 2030. The most common […]

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Jamaica Hospital opens city’s first Transitional Care Unit


| nrosenberg@queenscourier.com


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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UPDATE: Jamaica Hospital eyed in Seminerio Scandal


| pdavis@queenscourier.com


One day after FBI agents arrested Queens Assemblymember Anthony Seminerio for allegedly making up a fake consulting company and using it to bilk more than $500,000 in bribes in exchange for actions he took as a New York State legislator, a source inside Jamaica Hospital told The Queens Courier that their hospital is involved in […]

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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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First Lupus Center opens at Jamaica Hospital


| jlyons@queenscourier.com


The first Lupus Center in Queens has been opened at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in collaboration with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The opening coincides with National Lupus Awareness Month. Each year, the autoimmune disease lupus develops in more than 16,000 Americans, according to the Lupus Foundation of America. According to the foundation’s website, […]

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New playroom at Jamaica Hospital


| csantucci@queenscourier.com


Jamaica Hospital Medical Center recently unveiled its state-of-the-art playroom - sponsored by Toys ‘R’ Us Children’s Fund and the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation. Complete with a flat-screen TV, DVD/VCR players, a Nintendo Game Cube system, and a computer system with flat screen monitor, the room was also outfitted with $1,000 worth of toys from Toys […]

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New playroom at Jamaica Hospital


| csantucci@queenscourier.com


Jamaica Hospital Medical Center recently unveiled its state-of-the-art playroom - sponsored by Toys ‘R’ Us Children’s Fund and the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation. Complete with a flat-screen TV, DVD/VCR players, a Nintendo Game Cube system, and a computer system with flat screen monitor, the room was also outfitted with $1,000 worth of toys from Toys […]

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