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New York Hospitals

Sandy-Damaged NYC Hospitals To Get $1.6 Billion

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.06.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Four public hospitals in flood-prone parts of the city are getting at least $1.6 billion in federal money to protect them from the k...

Many Hospitals Serving Needy Scroogish With Charity Care

The New York World | Posted 12.24.2012 | New York

New Yorkers who get sick during the holiday season but don’t have the money to pay for a doctor may want to tread cautiously at some city hospitals....

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.

NYC Hospitals Crack Down On Junk Food

AP | MEGHAN BARR and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- People nervously waiting around in New York City hospitals for loved ones to come out of surgery can't smoke. In a few months from now, th...

What's Next

Steven J. Corwin, M.D. | Posted 08.28.2012 | New York
Steven J. Corwin, M.D.

The constitutional question is over. Now, hospitals and medical leaders must continue to resolve the issues of access, affordability and quality. A lot has been done but we have more to accomplish and the problems transcend politics.

Waiting For Care In New York Emergency Rooms Could Kill You

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Patients in New York's emergency rooms have to wait longer than almost anyone else in the country. It takes an average of 296 minutes, or nearly five...

Health Commissioner: "New York Has Too Many Hospitals" & "Weakest Financial Picture"

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The state's money for health care is spread so thin among its "too many hospitals" that its medical facilities are financially among ...

St. Vincent's Terminates 3,500 Jobs

nytimes.com | ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

St. Vincent's Hospital handed out termination notices on Monday to all 3,500 of its employees, further sealing the fate of New York City's last Cathol...

Mt. Sinai Hospital Vetoes Deal With St. Vincent's

nytimes.com | SHARON OTTERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Another potential savior has decided to pass on St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan, leaving the struggling Greenwich Village institution without a feasi...

Health Reform Passed! What's Next for New York?

James R. Knickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James R. Knickman

How do we make reform work for New York? I asked some of the state's thought leaders in health care to provide their perspectives about the path forward.

New York Emergency Care

Crain's New York Business | Gale Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A new national study shows that New Yorkers were waiting for hours to be seen by doctors even before the fear of H1N1 flu--and actual cases of the dis...