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Fiscal Challenges for NYC's Health and Hospitals Corporation

Carol Kellermann | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Carol Kellermann

HHC is an enormously important resource for New York, and its financial sustainability is crucial. If it is to succeed in the rapidly changing healthcare landscape, its operations must be modernized. Stabilizing its financial condition should be a top priority for state and local leaders.

What Will 2014 Election Mean for 2016? Do Pols Fear Ebola or Voters?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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Matalin and LaMarche debate what's driving Tuesday's vote and what it implies for the winner-take-all 2016 contest. Also: can an unapologetic bully get elected president?

American Doctor With Ebola Upgraded To 'Stable' Condition

AP | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — Hospital officials say the condition of a New York doctor who became infected with Ebola while treating patients in Guinea has been ...

REPORT: 5 Year Old Hospitalized In NYC With Possible Ebola Symptoms

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A 5-year-old boy who arrived from Guinea was being observed in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for poss...

New York Ebola Patient Enters Next Phase Of Illness

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living

The New York City doctor who tested positive for Ebola has entered the next phase of his illness, according to the New York City Health And Hospitals ...

It Takes A Special Ambulance Crew To Respond To A Potential Ebola Patient

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living

When officials suspected Dr. Craig Spencer might have Ebola, they sent two ambulances to his Harlem apartment to transport him to Bellevue Hospital, T...

Terminal City: A Talk with Linda Fairstein

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.17.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Linda Fairstein needs no introduction. For more than two decades, this former prosecutor was Chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's office.

Bringing Food for the Soul: God's Love We Deliver

Jim Luce | Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

Growing up, my family had traditions centered around the holidays. I remember delivering frozen turkeys at Thanksgiving with my local Rotary club. Las...

David Lohr

Hospital Patient Sexually Assaulted, Urinated On

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Crime

Police in New York say an apparently disturbed 49-year-old man molested and urinated on a patient at Harlem Hospital. Tyrone Brown was being treate...

Where Survivors Of Torture Rebuild Their Lives In NYC

Posted 04.18.2013 | New York

I walk in at seven o’clock on the dot, expecting to be one of the first to arrive at the benefit concert for the NYU/Bellevue Program for Survivors ...

The Rain Is Gone, Here Comes the Sun

Pam Allyn | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Today at Bellevue Hospital there will be a joyful celebration when the ReadMobile will deliver the books to the children and restore the much loved library to its original abundance. When the families will read their much loved books together and the children will smile, even in spite of whatever pain they are suffering.

Bellevue Hospital Resumes Nonemergency Walk-In Service

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City has reopened its nonemergency walk-in services after suffering what officials called "devastatin...

In Hurricane's Wake, Decisions Not to Evacuate Hospitals Raise Questions

Sheri Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Sheri Fink

New York City hospital and nursing home patients and their loved ones might reasonably have believed they were safe as Hurricane Sandy approached. Mayor Bloomberg had exempted hospitals and nursing homes in low-lying "Zone A" areas of the city from his pre-storm evacuation order.

Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses' Resolve

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Nurses, doctors and other members of the health care team rallied together to provide quality patient care during a time when things surrounding us were unraveling and destruction was evident.

Bellevue Hospital Evacuating 500 Patients

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) - New York's Bellevue Hospital Center, which has been operating on backup generators since the massive storm Sandy took o...

How Did Red Bulls Coach Meet His Killer?

| Posted 10.09.2012 | New York

By DNAinfo Staff UNION SQUARE — The manhunt for the knife-wielding man who stabbed a New York Red Bulls youth soccer coach to death intensified M...

WATCH: Police Shoot And Kill Man With Knife In Times Square

AP | Posted 10.12.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Police shot and killed a man they say lunged at them with a knife in a confrontation that began in Times Square and drew officers and...

Book Review: Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Th rich history of New York City's Bellevue Hospital sets the stage for 12 stories by Dr. Eric Manheimer, who was Bellevue's chief medical officer for almost 15 years.

WATCH: Woman Gives Birth To 'Occupy Baby' In Brooklyn Taxi

Posted 02.23.2012 | New York

There have been taxi cab births before--it happened twice last year--but this is the first time an expecting father had the wherewithal to film the oc...

Christopher Mathias

After Standoff, Cops Arrest Crazed 'Hoarder' In Flatiron District

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

A dispute led an elderly man to allegedly brandish a gun at a window-washer working outside his Flatiron District apartment this afternoon, a police s...

David Tarloff Declared Unfit For Meat Cleaver Murder Trial

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The long-in-limbo murder case against a schizophrenic man charged with killing a psychotherapist with a meat cleaver was suddenly hal...

In Praise of Public Hospitals

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

Public hospitals have a bad rap. They're viewed by many as hospitals of last resort, and most patients with private insurance do anything to avoid them.

Angel Brito, Cop With No Family, Given Burial By Friends And Colleagues

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Angel Brito, a 49-year-old police officer who served at Bellevue Hospital for 14 years, passed away on November 4th. The New York Post reports that ...