Queens Hospital Center

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 10/18/2013 at 9:03AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: Queens Hospital Center

Hillcrest residents fear proposed housing unit will endanger children
Hillcrest residents fear proposed housing unit will endanger children
Top Stories Melissa Chan 2/06/2013 at 4:39PM

An overwhelming fear of the unknown is keeping Hillcrest residents from embracing a proposed housing unit set to lodge mental and chronic health patients in their community. “There are too many people, too many variables and too many things that can go wrong,” said Ed Leahy of the Hillcrest Estate Civic Association. A coalition of [...]

Community concerned over Queens Hospital Center proposal
Community concerned over Queens Hospital Center proposal
News Melissa Chan 12/20/2012 at 10:00AM

Civic groups in Hillcrest are worried that a proposed mixed housing unit set to lodge individuals with chronic conditions will draw a “questionable population” next door. Queens Hospital Center (QHC) is in talks with Comunilife, a nonprofit human services agency, to develop a deteriorated 10-story building on the hospital’s campus into 251 units of affordable, [...]

$120M psychiatric pavilion set to open in Glen Oaks
$120M psychiatric pavilion set to open in Glen Oaks
News Melissa Chan 12/14/2012 at 8:19AM

A multimillion dollar psychiatric pavilion in Glen Oaks is slated to open its doors to inpatients next month. Zucker Hillside Hospital officials celebrated the $120 million project on December 7. The 130,000-square-foot facility, which has 115 beds, also includes a center for dementia patients and a new electroconvulsive therapy unit. “The mental health system in [...]

Federal health survey checks up on Queens
Federal health survey checks up on Queens
Health Ruben Muniz 5/31/2012 at 12:57PM

Queens has begun its checkup. The borough was tapped back in March to participate in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), which studies trends throughout the country — including hypertension, diabetes and obesity. The survey began at Queens Hospital Center on May 1 in a group of interconnected trailers equipped with state-of-the-art medical [...]

Why is Colorectal Cancer in the News?
Why is Colorectal Cancer in the News?
Opinion Queens Courier Staff 3/08/2012 at 3:33PM

By Margaret Kemeny, M.D. Director, Cancer Center, Queens Hospital Center You may have heard about the efforts of celebrities like Katie Couric and Ozzy Osbourne to promote colon cancer prevention during March, which is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Since colon cancer is the number two leading cause of cancer deaths in America, many organizations [...]

Remember this name: Greg Floyd
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Victoria Schneps 10/17/2011 at 1:54PM

From the streets of Queens’ tough neighborhoods to the heights of leading a union with 1.4 million members is an extraordinary journey. This has been the life of Gregory Floyd, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Mr. Floyd’s Local 237, with 24,000 public employee members, making it the largest teamster’s local in the nation, [...]

Courier Publisher Victoria Schneps to be honored at Queens Hospital Center gala
News Toni Cimino 10/11/2011 at 11:56AM

The auxiliary of Queens Hospital Center (QHC) will be honoring Queens Courier publisher Victoria Schneps among five others at its 75th anniversary gala on Thursday, October 13. The night will be hosted by Bill McCreary and will feature a special performance by Deborah Cox The gala at Russo’s on the Bay will also honor Lindella [...]