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1/11/2022 2021 Year in Review: By the Numbers ... Public Health SolutionGod‚Aos Love was selected by the NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation to partner with Public Health Solutions and RiseBoro to serve patients of the public hospital system.Caring for New PopulationsThis year, we launched new programs to assist new populations in need of delicious, nutritious meals to address their illness and treatments:- We launched the Care Transitions service to provide recently discharged patients with home-delivered ...
1/6/2022 With Covid test turnaround times tripling, clinics and labs try to mitigate crisis Crain's New York Business ... NYC Health + Hospital fixed location testing sites exceeded two hours that day too, whereas a month ago, the public health system's busiest site had at most a 1-hour wait, according to its wait time archives.Various urgent care clinics and testing labs have also reported longer lead times for returning results. CityMD's turnaround time has increased to between five and seven days, when it was previously about two days ...
1/4/2022 Brooklyn again welcomes city's first baby Brooklyn again welcomes city‚Aos first baby January 3, 2022 Jaime DeJesus, Brooklynreporter.com Newborn Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia. Photo courtesy of NYC Health + Hospitals Coney Island Share this:The new year, as every year, has also welcomed the first-born babies of BrooklynAt exactly midnight on Jan. 1, NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island said hello to the city public health system‚Aos first baby, Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia. She ...
1/2/2022 First Baby of 2022 in New York City Born at Stroke of Midnight ‚Äì Gadget Clock ... NYC Health + Hospitals said the newborn Brooklynite was born at Coney Island Hospital, the same hospital that welcomed the first baby of the new year the past two years.Leyla is the couple‚Aos first baby, according to the public health system. Baby York City Born Stroke Midnight NBC York ...
1/2/2022 Meet NYC's Baby New Year! Baby Leyla arrived at midnight on the dot Meet NYC‚Aos Baby New Year! Baby Leyla arrived at midnight on the dotLeyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia made her big arrival exactly at midnight.She weighs 7 lbs. 6.3oz., and measures 19.5in.Leyla was born to parents Irma Garcia and German Tzunun of Gravesend, Brooklyn.The baby girl is their first child.The city‚Aos public health care system delivers approximately 16,000 babies annually, with 1,120 at NYC Health ...
1/1/2022 Meet NYC's Baby New Year! Baby Leyla arrived at midnight on the dot - ABC7 New York CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- New York City's public health system's first baby of 2022 was welcomed at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island.Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia made her big arrival exactly at midnight.She weighs 7 lbs. 6.3oz., and measures 19.5in.Leyla was born to parents Irma Garcia and German Tzunun of Gravesend, Brooklyn.The baby girl is their first child.The city's public health care system delivers approximately 16,000 ...
1/1/2022 Meet NYC's Baby New Year! Baby Leyla arrived at midnight on the dot Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia made her big arrival exactly at midnight.She weighs 7 lbs. 6.3oz., and measures 19.5in.Leyla was born to parents Irma Garcia and German Tzunun of Gravesend, Brooklyn.The baby girl is their first child.The city‚Aos public health care system delivers approximately 16,000 babies annually, with 1,120 at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island.ALSO READ Cities around the world begin to ring in 2022 ...
1/1/2022 First Baby of 2022 in New York City Born at Stroke of Midnight ... NYC Health + Hospitals said the newborn Brooklynite was born at Coney Island Hospital, the same hospital that welcomed the first baby of the new year the past two years.Leyla is the couple's first baby, according to the public health system ...
1/1/2022 First baby of 2022 in NYC is born at midnight ‚Äì Telemundo New York (47) ... NYC Health + Hospitals He said the Brooklyn newborn was born at Coney Island Hospital, the same hospital that received the first baby of the new year in the past two years.Leyla is the couple‚Aos first baby, according to the public health system ...
12/22/2021 Q&A with H+H chief: ‘We finally learned how to deal with Covid, only to have it change' Crain's New York Business The city steadily learned to cope with Covid-19 during the past year, but the relative stability was upended this month by the arrival of the omicron variant, said Dr. Mitchell Katz, president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals.The public health system has served as a safety net for many communities of color during the pandemic. Challenges have involved getting people to accept vaccination, maintaining care for underlying conditions ...
12/21/2021 Building Trust Is the Only Way Out of the Pandemic ... public health leaders addressed everything from variants and vaccine immunity to how to build trust during a time of scientific uncertainty .For his leadership of the nation‚Aos largest municipal hospital system throughout the pandemic, Dr. Mitchell Katz, president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, was honored with the Institute‚Aos Preston Robert Tisch Award . During the award ceremony, Dr. Katz shared that every city needs a strong public hospital ...
12/21/2021 Could an even more contagious variant follow Omicron? What would happen then? NYC responds ... NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States, answered these questions during the press conference on the coronavirus on Tuesday, sharing his thoughts on how the city would respond in the event that another variant engulfs the Big Apple.The idea of finding another variant is not so far-fetched since mutations are common when it comes to a virus, Katz said.‚AuThe virus will always ...
12/10/2021 2 NYC Health + Hospitals ED physicians given new leadership roles Becker's Hospital Review Laura Iavicoli, MD, and David Silvestri, MD have been appointed to leadership roles at NYC Health + Hospitals in New York City.Dr. Iavicoli has been named deputy CMO for the health system's Elmhurst facility, where ... a news release said.NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public healthcare system in the U.S., with 70 locations across New York City ...
12/9/2021 David Silvestri, Appointed Systemwide Assistant Vice President Of Emergency Management NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the appointment of David Silvestri, MD, MBA, MHS as systemwide Assistant Vice President of Emergency Management. In this role, Dr. Silvestri will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing emergency ... and Office of Ambulatory Care since his arrival to the public health system in 2019.‚AuDr. Silvestri has proven his capabilities and commitment to our public health system through the COVID-19 pandemic, earning his ...
12/9/2021 NYC Health + Hospitals Appoints Dr. David Silvestri as Citywide Assistant VP of Emergency Management NYC Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H) announced the appointment of David Silvestri, MD, MBA, MHS as the new, systemwide assistant vice president of emergency management for the City‚Aos public hospital system on Thursday, Dec ... AuDr. Silvestri has proven his capabilities and commitment to our public health system through the COVID-19 pandemic, earning his new role as emergency management director.‚Au Katz said Silvestri had been a key player ...
12/7/2021 Peer Academy Training Program Launches to Support Behavioral Health Patients ‚Äì nychealthandhospitals.org Dec 06, 2021NYC Health + Hospitals today launched its Peer Academy program to help recruit and train community members who will become State certified peer counselors and support behavioral health patients. Modeled after critical internship rotations in nursing, social work, and other disciplines, the new Peer Academy program is a first-of-its-kind for the public health system. The internship‚Aos first cohort will provide 25 community members with ...
12/4/2021 NYC Health + Hospitals Celebrate The Art Of Nursing Excellence From Harlem To Hollis NYC Health + Hospitals today honored 31 nurse professionals from across the public health care system as part of its annual Nursing Excellence Awards.A total of 465 nominations were submitted from across the system and the 31 honorees were selected from this pool by a panel of nurse leaders. Those selected for the recognition are nurse trailblazers who demonstrate leadership in various capacities.The 2021 Nursing Excellence Awards honor 23 ...
12/3/2021 Health Department Launches Coalition To Confront Racism in Medical Algorithms Photo credit: DiasporaEngager ( www.DiasporaEngager.com ).Photos: NYC Health + HospitalsThe Health Department has announced the formation of the Coalition to End Racism in Clinical Algorithms (CERCA). Flowing from the Board of Health‚Aos landmark resolution (PDF) declaring racism a public health crisis, CERCA was formed to end the inclusion of race adjustment in clinical algorithms. The Coalition advances the Department‚Aos anti-racism work and is expected to advance racial justice ...
12/2/2021 Health Department Launches Coalition To Confront Racism in Medical Algorithms Photos: NYC Health + HospitalsThe Health Department has announced the formation of the Coalition to End Racism in Clinical Algorithms (CERCA). Flowing from the Board of Health‚Aos landmark resolution (PDF) declaring racism a public health crisis, CERCA was formed to end the inclusion of race adjustment in clinical algorithms. The Coalition advances the Department‚Aos anti-racism work and is expected to advance racial justice in health care for ...
10/26/2021 Exclusive: H+H expands nursing partnership with CUNY Crain's New York Business NYC Health + Hospitals and the City University of New York have expanded a partnership that will help train nursing students as well as provide professional development for the public health system's workforce, they told Crain's in an exclusive. Such programs can be key to retaining nursing talent, especially given staffing challenges amid the pandemic, stakeholders said.The partnership provides expanded clinical placements for CUNY students across Health + Hospitals for internships ...
10/26/2021 City comptroller's MWBE spending report shows government still has work to do Crain's New York Business ... NYC Health + Hospitals, the city's public health system, as one even though it is technically a public benefit corporation. The others were the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Financial Information Services Agency, the Department of Consumer Affairs, the Department of Small Business Services and the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.The findings come after the de Blasio administration has made it a priority to help such businesses win ...
10/21/2021 H+H, Health Department say comptroller's MWBE spending report undercounted real totals Crain's New York Business ... NYC Health + Hospitals was said to have spent $105 million during that fiscal year, of which none went to MWBEs. It was one of six entities recorded as having signed no contracts with diverse and women vendors during that period.Keith Tallbe, senior counsel and leader of the health system's vendor diversity program, said Stringer's calculation of the public health system's Covid-related spend was off. Because NYC Health + Hospitals ...
10/21/2021 H+H, Health Department say comptroller's MBWE report undercounted totals Crain's New York Business ... NYC Health + Hospitals was said to have spent $105 million during that fiscal year, of which none went to MWBEs. It was one of six entities recorded as having signed no contracts with diverse and women vendors during that period.Keith Tallbe, senior counsel and leader of the health system's vendor diversity program, said Stringer's calculation of the public health system's Covid-related spend was off. Because NYC Health + Hospitals ...
10/21/2021 ‚ÄòAn Anti-Racist Public Health Agenda‚Äô: NYC Board Votes To Declare Racism A Public Health Crisis This week, the Board of Health for New York City declared racism a public health crisis, committed to looking into whatever ‚Austructural racism‚Au may exist in the NYC health system, and recommended that the NYC Health Department ‚Auperform an anti-racism‚Au review. The board‚Aos resolution, which passed on Monday, alleged that ‚Authere is a long history of structural racism impacting services and care across all institutions within ...
10/13/2021 An interview with Dr. Talya Schwartz, president and chief executive officer MetroPlusHealth An interview with Dr. Talya Schwartz, president and chief executive officer MetroPlusHealth Dr. Talya Schwartz was appointed President & CEO of MetroPlusHealth in 2019. During her tenure, MetroPlusHealth has achieved a 20% growth in membership, earned a five-star rating from New York State‚Aos Consumer Guide, and been ranked the No. 1 health plan in New York State for quality. MetroPlusHealth is part of NYC Health + Hospitals public health system ...