Jan. 24, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer After years of chronic underfunding and structural issues at SUNY Downstate University Hospital, Gov. Kathy Hochul has ordered the institution to come up with a wide-ranging plan to keep the facility above water — but the healthcare union United University Professions warns the plan could have devastating effects on hospital workers and patients, and may even force the hospital to close. SUNY Downstate Hospital —which is part of the second largest medical school in the state, and is the only state-run hospital in New York City — has been facing financial challenges for… Read More
After a surge in COVID-19 cases around the holidays in Brooklyn, and across the Big Apple, the illness is beginning to trend downward thanks to the help of some committed first responders — including one healthcare professional who has been getting up close and personal with patients since the onset of the pandemic.
Maimonides Health surgeons performed the borough’s first shoulder replacement surgery using new technology that creates individualized, computer-generated prostheses, allowing doctors to map out a patient’s personal shoulder anatomy to make a customized implant.
After several years of organization and planning, One Brooklyn Health Brookdale Hospital has debuted its new, state-of-the-art laboratory automation system in partnership with Beckman Coulder Diagnostics.
Nearly two years into the war between Russia and Ukraine with no end in sight, a group of internationally-trained doctors from Maimonides Medical Center headed to Ukraine on Nov. 4 to spend a week training local doctors and medical students in emergency care.