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 [...]

Preventing Hospital Readmissions
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Queens Courier Staff 2/21/2012 at 12:07PM

By Stephen S. Mills As you may have heard in the news, recently-enacted health care reform legislation will assess penalties starting in 2013 against hospitals with higher than average readmission rates for certain conditions, such as heart failure, heart attack and pneumonia. Reducing hospital readmission rates has emerged as a core strategy at both state [...]

New Year, new babies in Queens
New Year, new babies in Queens
News Alexa Altman 1/03/2012 at 3:46PM

A second after the clock struck midnight, Nicolette Hunt came into the world. Officials at North Shore LIJ Hospital said the seven-pound baby was the first born on their campus in the New Year, as well as one of the city’s first newborns. Eleni and James Hunt, of Little Neck, welcomed their New Year’s Day [...]

New York Hospital Queens welcomes first baby of 2012
New York Hospital Queens welcomes first baby of 2012
News Billy Rennison 1/03/2012 at 10:50AM

Rose Honore and Duane McConnell celebrated the New Year with one of the first bundles of joy born in 2012. Nina Love McConnell-Honore, the first baby born at New York Hospital Queens, and among the first in the city, was welcomed to the world 18 minutes into the New Year, weighing in at 7-pounds 10-ounces. [...]

New York Hospital Queens raises money to save lives
New York Hospital Queens raises money to save lives
News Alexa Altman 11/28/2011 at 4:58PM

In an attempt to assist the life-saving forces of New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ), The Women’s Auxiliary and the Community Advisory Council have developed the Save-A-Life Campaign, a fundraising initiative that raises money for cardiac equipment for the hospital’s ambulances. Members from both organizations collected funds by selling raffle tickets for a 42 inch plasma-screen [...]

Free lectures on breast health
Health Toni Cimino 10/12/2011 at 11:55AM

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, New York Hospital Queens will be offering free lectures about breast health and cancer at The Bay Terrace shopping center in Bayside. Upcoming speakers and dates will be: *Tuesday, October 18 at 6 p.m.– Susan Lee, M.D. Acting Director, Breast Center, New York Hospital Queens, will present a [...]