NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem is proud to announce the hospital has been selected among four medical centers in New York City that will be part of a nearly $4 million national (NIH) study in support of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI)—a large-scale research effort to extend personalized medicine to a variety of human diseases. Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) First Deputy Commissioner Alba Pico today announced an 85 percent decline in synthetic cannabinoid-related emergency department visits since July 2015. Continue Reading →
Dr. Ram Raju, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, today announced the appointment of four health care executives who will fill senior leadership positions and help guide the nation’s largest public health system’s transformation to support its Vision 2020 goals toward financial stability, growth and improving the patient experience. Continue Reading →
Dr. Ram Raju, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, announced today that Harlem Hospital in Harlem and 20 others in the City’s essential public health system have been recognized as angel by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for 2016. Continue Reading →
The NYC Health Department announced today that New York City’s colon cancer screening rate increased by 66 percent in the last decade. Despite colon cancer being one of the most preventable cancers, it is the second deadliest cancer, killing more than 1,300 New Yorkers in 2013. Continue Reading →
NYC Health + Hospitals President Dr. Ram Raju announced today that NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem has become the only hospital in New York State to be named by The Leapfrog Group to its list of the nation’s “Top Hospitals” for 2015. Continue Reading →
To honor World AIDS Day tomorrow, NYC Health + Hospitals is reminding New Yorkers to prioritize their health by getting an HIV test. According to City health officials there are over 118,000 New Yorkers living with HIV, with some remaining unaware of their status. Continue Reading →
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