New York Hospital Queens

Star of Queens: Stefan Stanjevic
Star of Queens: Stefan Stanjevic
Stars Gregory Giaconelli 7/30/2012 at 8:20AM

Stefan Stanjevic New York Hospital Queens Volunteer Community Involvement: Stefan Stanjevic is currently a volunteer member at New York Hospital Queens, where he is involved with the patient hospitality program. Stanjevic’s job at the hospital is to greet and converse with patients and ask them if they would like a book, magazine or newspaper. Stanjevic [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: Summerstage WR/Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue  With over forty years in the music industry, their music and history transcends generations of pop culture and has a universal appeal to parents, grandparents, and children across the world. Also featuring DJ Felix Hernandez mixing in soul, Motown, funk, salsa and disco dance classics. [Click here [...]

NYHQ wound center helps patients heal
NYHQ wound center helps patients heal
Business Queens Courier Staff 7/16/2012 at 11:59PM

BY LORRI BROWNSTONE Clarence McKay loves planting tomatoes, beets and carrots, doing yard work and other odd jobs around his home. Unfortunately, a diabetic ulcer on his left foot means the 75-year-old retired hospital worker is unable to do the things he loves. But that could change. McKay has a better chance than ever at [...]

NYHQ celebrates ER expansion
NYHQ celebrates ER expansion
Health Sarah Yu 7/04/2012 at 7:46AM

New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) just keeps growing. On Monday, June 25, hospital administrators and elected officials such as Senator Toby Stavisky, Borough President Helen Marshall and Councilmember Peter Koo proudly cut the ribbon to celebrate the completion of the latest expansion of the emergency room. Earlier this year, NYHQ celebrated the opening of its [...]

NYHQ celebrates life
NYHQ celebrates life
News Queens Courier Staff 6/29/2012 at 8:48AM

Curtis Sliwa, radio personality and founder of the Guardian Angels, recalled being shot four times in 1992, then he told of his more recent struggle — prostate cancer. Sliwa was the keynote speaker at the New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) Celebration of Life, which sought to bring together cancer survivors who were once patients of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/27/2012 at 7:47AM

Rangel, Long, Meng, Jeffries, Velazquez Declared Winners In Primaries  According to AP numbers as of 12:30 a.m., Meng had 51 percent of the vote with 89 percent of precincts reporting. Assemblyman Rory Lancman had 28 percent, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley had 16 percent and Dr. Robert Mittman had 5 percent. Read more: [NY1]  Rapper 50 Cent [...]

Cancer center to become a reality at NYHQ
News Samuel Lieberman 6/15/2012 at 2:33AM

New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) has begun the five-year process that will culminate in the opening of a new cancer center. The project was put into motion by a gala benefit on May 30 that raised $1 million towards the expansion of the center. The benefit honored Prabha and Kanak Golia who, in conjunction with [...]

Queens man hacks wife with meat cleaver
News Alexa Altman 5/23/2012 at 3:37PM

A Queens woman is fighting for her life after her husband apparently bludgeoned her with a meat cleaver. The 54-year-old wife fought with her spouse in their Flushing home on Parsons Boulevard, near Ash Avenue, before running out into the street at about 5:55 a.m., cops said. Kang Wang, 53, allegedly stabbed her repeatedly on [...]

Committed to excellence in health care
Opinion Queens Courier Staff 3/06/2012 at 3:40PM

By Stephen S. Mills President & Chief Executive Officer New York Hospital Queens   New York Hospital Queens is strongly committed to providing our patients high quality medical care outcomes (results) and to constantly improving the hospital experience for patients and their families — right here in Queens. Over the years, New York Hospital Queens [...]

Queens hospitals failing on patient safety, according to report
News Billy Rennison 3/02/2012 at 12:10PM

Queens hospitals are well below the national average in patient safety according to a recent Consumer Reports investigation. The report from the consumer advocacy group rated New York City-area hospitals in four measures of patient safety and found only five — none in Queens — above the national average. The highest rated hospital in the [...]