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NYU Langone Medical Center

Hospital workers evacuate patient Deborah Dadlani from NYU Langone Medical Center. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Smaller Facilities Forced To Pick Up Slack For Hospitals Damaged During Sandy

From Manhattan to Queens, hospitals remained closed Wednesday night while smaller facilities are being forced to pick up the slack. A lack of space at the city’s medical facilities is leaving no room for error.

11/14/2012

Hospital workers evacuate patient Deborah Dadlani from NYU Langone Medical Center. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

NYU Langone Medical Center’s Outpatient Procedures To Resume On Monday

The physician offices, outpatient procedures and diagnostic testing sites will resume operation starting on Monday, according to a release sent out by the hospital. The main hospital and the emergency room, however, will remain closed due to superstorm Sandy.

11/03/2012

Ambulances line up to evacuate patients from NYU Hospital after Sandy knocked out power on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Patients Safely Evacuated From NYU Medical Center; Research Reportedly Destroyed

EMTs from as far away as Florida and Texas are in New York helping out.

10/30/2012

Jennifer Cannizzaro

NYC’s ‘Baby Friendly Initiative’ Pushes More Moms To Breastfeed

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city Department of Health hope to spread the initiative to as many as 24 other hospitals.

04/19/2012

Roosevelt Hospital - New York, NY - Sep 5, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

NYC Hospitals Cited For Leaving Items In Patients, Using Wrong Blood

Several New York City hospitals have landed on the 2011 watch list after reporting deadly patient-safety lapses including leaving sponges and surgical instruments inside patients, according to the Niagara Health Quality Coalition.

09/05/2011

Palm (credit: clipart.com)

Patients Check In At NYU Hospital With Hand Scan

New technology is helping hospitals get information about their patients without a single piece of paper.

07/29/2011

Heidi Sanders (right) with new daughter Abigail (credit: CBS)

Surrogate Delivers Baby For Sister Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer

The sound of a baby crying is one every new mother knows, but Heidi Sanders’ daughter Abigail didn’t arrive like most babies.

05/06/2011

Everly Weinholtz

HealthWatch: Probiotics Help Ease Colic

A new study in the journal “Pediatrics” shows there is a possible treatment that could help. The small study found that infants who took a daily drop of a probiotic supplement cried one-third less than babies who didn’t.

08/18/2010

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