NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Expands Services For Transgender Patients In East Harlem (Update)

Transgender patients can now access hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgery at the Metropolitan Hospital Center in East Harlem, the city hospital announced Tuesday. The Harlem Love connection:

Human Rights Campaign Designates NYC Health + Hospitals A “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality”

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 22 of its patient care locations (includes Harlem Hospital), across all five boroughs, have received the designation “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” from Continue Reading →

Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs And The City Council Announce NYC Immigrant Information Desk

Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the City Council announced three new in-person resource hubs, called the NYC Immigrant Information Desk, creating central, hyperlocal resources for immigrant New Continue Reading →

NYC Joins Amicus Brief In Challenging Gender-Affirming Surgery Denial

On June 28, 2017, New York City joined a coalition of municipalities and private employers across the United States in filing an amicus brief in Fulcher v. Secretary of Veterans Continue Reading →

Public Health System Earns “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” Designation From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 22 patient care locations in the City’s essential public health care system have received the designation “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” from the Continue Reading →

New York City’s Public Health Care System Rebrands

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation will now be known as NYC Health + Hospitals as part of a new brand strategy that unifies its more than 70 Continue Reading →

City Program Connects New Yorkers To Full Time Positions As Peer Advocates

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (above) and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that graduates of a City program will be hired to help individuals Continue Reading →

Borough President’s Capital Funding To Improve Patient Care And Experience From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Health + Hospitals has been awarded $388,298 in Fiscal Year 2018 capital funding through Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer’s Office to improve technology associated with patient care in Continue Reading →

Harlem Nurses Honored As “Best Of The Best” During Annual Nursing Awards

NYC Health + Hospitals hosted its annual awards celebration honoring six nurse professionals from across the health care system who demonstrate dedication, leadership, and talent for the nursing profession and Continue Reading →