Welcome to the NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Community Newsletter

Every month we highlight hospital news, milestones, patient stories, information on new programs and services, and the great work being done throughout Metropolitan to meet the needs of our patients and our community.

We want to hear from you. Please send any questions, feedback, or requests for printed copies to metropolitanpublicrelations@nychhc.org.

December 2019

In this issue:

  • Happy Holidays
  • Community Mural
  • Beat the Flu!
  • Thanksgiving
  • Opioid Education event
  • Stroke Support
  • Holiday Pop-Up Market

November 2019

In this issue:

  • Nursing Excellence
  • Community Mural
  • Thanksgiving
  • Beat the Flu!
  • Health Insurance 101
  • Wig It For Cancer
  • Pink Power

October 2019

In this issue:

  • Breast Health Services
  • Public Charge
  • Spooktacular Social
  • Volunteer Recognition
  • Photos from Back to School and Hispanic Heritage events

September 2019

In this issue:

  • Focusing on Patients
  • Public Charge
  • MyChart
  • Stroke Award
  • Leader in LGBTQ Care
  • Back to School Vaccination & Physical Drive
  • Hispanic Heritage

August 2019

In this issue:

  • Manage Your Health Online with MyChart
  • Eat Healthy East Harlem
  • Prevent T2 Diabetes
  • Back to School Vaccination & Physical Drive
  • Senior Health Fair
  • Community Outreach

July 2019

In this issue:

  • Introducing H2O Electronic Health Record System
  • The Farmers Market Returns
  • Senior Health Fair rescheduled
  • DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses
  • CAB Annual Public Meeting
  • Cancer Survivors Day

June 2019

In this issue:

  • Pride at Metropolitan
  • The Farmers Market Returns
  • Mapping Resistance Public Art Project
  • An Honorary Degree
  • A Patient Letter

May 2019

In this issue:

  • Community Mental Health
  • Outstanding Doctors: Jennifer Harley, MD
  • Community Health Needs
  • A Patient Letter
  • Save the Date: CAB Annual Public Meeting, Senior Health Fair

April 2019

In this issue:

  • Expanding Ambulatory Surgery Services
  • Community Health Needs
  • Immigrant New Yorkers
  • DAISY Nursing Award
  • A Patient Letter
  • Save the Date: Cinco de Mayo, Senior Health Fair

March 2019

In this issue:

  • Colon Cancer Awareness
  • Prevent T2 Diabetes
  • Cancer Survivorship Program
  • Lactation Room
  • CAB Legislative Breakfast
  • Patient Compliments

February 2019

In this issue:

  • Medicine for the Whole Family
  • Beat the Flu
  • CAB Legislative Breakfast
  • Safe Sleep Award
  • National Wear Red Day
  • Rare Disease Day
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness

January 2019

In this issue:

  • Happy New Year!
  • Metropolitan to Receive $52 Million for Capital Projects
  • Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
  • Welcome New Chiefs
  • Towards Zero Harm
  • CAB Legislative Breakfast

December 2018

In this issue:

  • Happy Holidays!
  • Managing Diabetes
  • Holiday Market
  • Battling K2 and Opioids
  • Our Singers and Writers
  • Beat the Flu

November 2018

In this issue:

  • Another ‘A’ for Patient Safety
  • Health Insurance 101
  • Public Charge
  • Mosque Study
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
  • Thanksgiving

October 2018

In this issue:

  • Community Forum: Keeping Our Communities Healthy
  • Immigrant New Yorkers
  • Hispanic Heritage Celebration
  • Health Insurance 101
  • DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses
  • Celebrating Volunteers

September 2018

In this issue:

  • Treating Opioid Addiction
  • Community Forum: Keeping Our Communities Healthy
  • A Letter from a Patient
  • Youth Health Ambassadors
  • Hispanic Heritage Celebration
  • Farmer’s Market

August 2018

In this issue:

  • Metropolitan CEO named to Crain’s Notable Women in Health Care
  • Health Insurance Options
  • Back to School
  • Community Advisory Board
  • Nurse Call Bell System
  • LatinaSHARE support group
  • Hispanic Heritage

July 2018

In this issue:

  • City Council Hearing at Metropolitan
  • Gun Violence Policy Summit
  • DAISY Award
  • The Farmer’s Market returns
  • LatinaSHARE support group
  • The Power of Aging Well

June 2018

In this issue:

  • Metropolitan Nurse Honored
  • Awards for Stroke Care
  • Eye Workshop
  • Preventing Hospital Infections
  • Gun Violence Summit, June 23
  • LGBTQ Pride March, June 24

May 2018

In this issue:

  • An “A” for Patient Safety
  • Gold Safe Sleep Champions
  • Opioids Community Forum
  • Met Triplets
  • CAB Annual Public Meeting, June 7
  • Senior Health Fair, June 14
  • LGBTQ Pride March, June 24

April 2018

In this issue:

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation & Balance Center
  • Opioids Community Forum
  • Volunteer Week
  • Our Patients: Marina Gregori
  • DAISY Award
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Senior Health Fair

March 2018

In this issue:

  • Naloxone Saves Lives
  • Opioids Community Forum
  • NYT Bestselling Author Dr. Sandeep Jauhar
  • Pride Health Center
  • Rare Disease Day
  • Baby-Friendly Celebration
  • Stroke Support Group

February 2018

In this issue:

  • New Dialysis Equipment
  • CAB Legislative Breakfast
  • Childhood Obesity Presentation
  • Beat the Flu!
  • Know Your Rights Forum, Feb. 16
  • Moving For Life, Feb. 21
  • LGBTQ Women of Color Summit, March 10

January 2018

In this issue:

  • Happy New Year!
  • The Year in Review
  • CAB Legislative Breakfast, February 1
  • Patient Experience Journey 2018
  • Pride Health Center
  • Nurse Call Bell System
  • Stroke Support

December 2017

In this issue:

  • New Division of Breast Services
  • Beat the Flu
  • Increasing Surgical Patient Safety
  • Radiology Ribbon Cutting
  • A Letter from a Patient
  • Happy Holidays!

November 2017

In this issue:

  • “B” Proud – Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score
  • Collaborative Care for Depression
  • Nursing Excellence
  • Safe Sleep
  • Saluting Our Veterans
  • Thanksgiving
  • Save the date—Music and Medicine: The Genius of Mozart (Nov. 14)

October 2017

In this issue:

  • Metropolitan is a Baby-Friendly Hospital
  • Fight the Flu
  • Disaster Relief
  • IDNYC
  • Know Your Rights forum, October 20
  • Metropolitan Auxiliary
  • Photos from our Hispanic Heritage celebration

September 2017

In this issue:

  • Metropolitan named one of the Best Hospitals 2017-18
  • Breast Health Center Accreditation
  • September is National Preparedness Month
  • Community Advisory Board
  • Hispanic Heritage celebration, September 22
  • Spanish-language Cancer Support Group for Women

August 2017

In this issue:

  • Diabetes Center of Excellence
  • Capital Funding from Borough President Gale Brewer
  • New Chairs for Hemodialysis and Infusion Center
  • National Breastfeeding Month
  • Medical Interpretation Course
  • Lecture: “Primary Prevention of Brain Injury”
  • Spanish-language Cancer Support Group for Women

July 2017

In this issue:

  • National Award for Stroke Care
  • Dr. Eduardo Lopez named Hinterbuchner Chair
  • Welcome new medical students
  • Pediatric Asthma Program
  • Gage Award for targeting depression in primary care settings
  • NYS funding for innovative clinical research
  • Photos from the Power of Aging Well senior health fair

June 2017

In this issue:

  • Environmental Services Patient Experience Award
  • Helping Babies Sleep Safer
  • Quality Awards for Hemodialysis and MetroPlus
  • Men’s Health campaign
  • The return of the Farmers Market
  • LGBTQ Pride March

May 2017

In this issue:

  • Preventing Infections
  • Doctors Collaborative Council
  • IDNYC “pop-up” enrollment site at Metropolitan
  • Information on Community Advisory Board Annual Public Meeting, Power of Aging Well senior health fair, and other upcoming events

April 2017

In this issue:

  • New Patient Support Equipment
  • #BornAtMet campaign
  • Metropolitan Designated Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
  • Stroke Support Group, April 20
  • LatinaSHARE Spanish support group, April 28
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month

March 2017

In this issue:

  • NYC Health + Hospitals Healthy Women = Healthy Communities campaign
  • Our Promise to Immigrant New Yorkers
  • Gender-Affirming Services
  • Stroke Support Group, March 16
  • Lunch + Learn on Housing & the Drug Epidemic in East Harlem, March 30

February 2017

In this issue:

  • NYC Health + Hospitals’ Commitment to the Privacy of Immigrant New Yorkers
  • Our Breast Health Services
  • Primary Care Services
  • Rare Disease Day, February 28
  • Metropolitan’s Community Advisory Board Legislative Breakfast, March 2

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