Medical institutions across the state have taken hundreds of beds assigned to mental health out of commission in the last few years. The governor says it’s time to bring them back or pay up.
Bruce McIntyre, who became an advocate for preventing maternal mortality following Isaac’s death, is still fighting for legal rights to their child due to The Bronx’s clogged Surrogate’s Court.
Responding days after THE CITY’s original story, and weeks after questions were first asked, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services says many of the items bought in the heat of the pandemic had expired.
More than 7,000 nurses returned to work Thursday morning after reaching a tentative agreement for better staffing ratios. At Montefiore, nurses won a 19% wage increase over three years.
The unfair labor practice charge comes as nurses at Montefiore and Mount Sinai strike for a third consecutive day.
The allegation, which the medical center denies, came as the 7,000-member strike at Montefiore and Mount Sinai hospitals stretched into a second day.
Mayor says he’ll instruct NYPD to get people to psychiatric treatment when they fail to meet their “basic needs.” Advocates say he’s crossing a line.
Doctors and medical staff at Interfaith, Kingsbrook and Brookdale hospitals have been unable to access patients’ electronic medical records since last Saturday.
Brooklyn’s largest hospital serving predominantly needy patients is besieged with demands for an overhaul, aimed at high-paid leadership.
Some residents training at the Bronx public hospital are in revolt over their allegedly “toxic” workplace following the deaths of three colleagues — two reportedly by suicide. City hospital leaders pledged to boost mental health help.
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Following a pandemic pause, a nearly century-old East Flatbush hospital is sending patients from its ER to other facilities in Brooklyn as part of a Cuomo-led consolidation. Health providers say many neighbors remain unaware.
Support from a new mayor on getting a public hospital or increasing health spending would mark a sea change for borough officials, who’ve upped their push for more resources amid the pandemic.
Suburban retirees drive in for life-saving shots, while city Spanish speakers rely on a reporter to translate the message: Call yet again to get an appointment.
The move comes as the borough logs the highest seven-day average of positive tests in the city amid growing COVID-19-related hospitalizations.
Concerns about staff and protective gear shortages rise along with an influx of new patients, even as hospitalizations and deaths remain far shy of the spring wave.
Virtually every municipal agency has skipped legally mandated deadlines for filing reports, say record-keepers.
State works with schools to find alternatives to quarantine-disrupted placements on hospital wards where students get vital training.
Lawsuits filed by three cardiac specialists and one transplant physician allege a pattern of negligence and revenge at the Brooklyn hospital, which serves immigrant communities.
Private health care networks treated most COVID-19 patients, but lost dollars could yield cuts to services even as they brace for a second wave.
The loss of Sha-asia Washington, less than three months after the death of Amber Isaac, reignited scrutiny of maternal health care for Black women in New York.
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