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.
Taiwo Adeniji, RN-BC, MSN talks about how she remains inspired by her patients and supports her staff and watches them grow.
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.
Community care nurses from Health & Home Care agency help patients stay healthy and avoid re-admissions.
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.
Pediatric Head Nurse and Patient Safety Champion Reemberto Pérez says improving the health of kids is all about teamwork at NYC Health + Hospitals/Belvis.
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.
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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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.