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Nurses at Bellevue Work to Put an End to Bed Sores

With proven practices and new strategies, the nurses on the wound care team at Bellevue Hospital tackled pressure ulcers and reduced rates to well below national standards.

Head Nurse of Rehab Unit

Taiwo Adeniji, RN-BC, MSN talks about how she remains inspired by her patients and supports her staff and watches them grow.

Jacobi Nurse Helps Organize Aid for Philippine Typhoon Victims

Infection-control nurse leader, Hilda Diongon, recalls her first days as a nurse in the U.S. and how she’s supporting relief efforts to help the Philippines.

Home-Based Nursing Reduces Repeat Hospitalizations

Community care nurses from Health & Home Care agency help patients stay healthy and avoid re-admissions.

Nurses “Treat to Target” to Lower Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes

A strong nurse-patient relationship is the cornerstone of a new program that provides frequent, focused visits to help patients achieve healthier blood pressure levels.

A Nurse Who Champions Children’s Safety

Pediatric Head Nurse and Patient Safety Champion Reemberto Pérez says improving the health of kids is all about teamwork at NYC Health + Hospitals/Belvis.

Petite Nurse with Big Heart

Jocelyn Perez, an award-winning psychiatric nurse leader at Metropolitan Hospital, is proving her big heart, sharp mind and compassion for patients with mental illness trumps her 5ft. frame.

New Approach Brings Better Blood Pressure Control for NYC Health + Hospitals Patients

“Treat to Target” Pilot Lowers Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes; Will Expand to all 11 Public Hospitals and Six Diagnostic & Treatment Centers

Coler-Goldwater Hospital Nurse Wins Top Public Service Award

Fund for the City of New York Recognizes Nurse with “Nobel Prize of City Government” for Career Devoted to Giving Medically Fragile Patients Highest Standards of Care and Advocacy

Dr. Nurse Promotes Primary Care for Her Patients

Woodhull Hospital’s Dr. Miriam Carasa, a nurse with a PhD, is a leader in a new model of care where one nurse has primary responsibility for the patient, ensuring continuity of care and allowing a genuine relationship to develop.

NYC Health + Hospitals Nurses Make Hospitals Senior-Friendly

With NICHE recognition, NYC Health + Hospitals nurses are adopting age-sensitive best practices in elderly care to improve health of seniors, reduce readmission rates, and support their capacity to live independently.

Nurses are the Queens (and Kings) of Patient Satisfaction

Queens Hospital nurses are helping to improve patient satisfaction with better team work, more direct communication with patients, and a desire to improve the patient experience.

Chief Nurse Reflects on 34 Years of Dedicated Service to Coney Island Patients

Chief Nurse Terry Mancher considers Coney Island Hospital “my place” after more than three decades spent focused on safety, leading by listening and caring for patients in the hospital by the sea.

Coney Island Hospital Nurse Wins Top Public Service Award

Donna Leno Gordon has dedicated over two decades of service at Coney Island Hospital, and has helped revolutionize care for chronically and terminally ill patients in New York City.

Nurses make telehealth a life-changing experience for Kings County Diabetics

With the help of a telemedicine program, diabetic patients from Kings County Hospital and Central Brooklyn Family Health Network saw a big drop in their blood sugar level and a big improvement in their overall health.

NYC Health + Hospitals Appoints New Director to Lead Simulation Center

Katie Walker, a registered nurse and internationally-recognized leader in the field of health care simulation, will serve as the new Director of the NYC Health + Hospitals Simulation Center.

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