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Health Officials Announce New Initiative to Increase Access to Contraception Immediately After Childbirth
At a press conference at Bellevue Hospital Center, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Dr. Ram Raju joined New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett to applaud a new State policy that will increase reproductive rights and family planning options for women in New York.


Bellevue Hospital Breast Care Service Achieves “Center of Excellence” Accreditation
Bellevue’s multi-disciplinary team approach includes state-of-the-art chemotherapy, surgery, reconstructive surgery; ensures supportive, culturally-sensitive care Bellevue Hospital Center announced that its Breast Care Service has been awarded Center of Excellence accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) of the American College of Surgeons.  

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Ambulatory care nurses give power to their patients
Buying screen time
Emina Useinovic, Bellevue RN, and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program are featured in a recent article on ambulatory care nurses. Useinovic discusses her commitment to caring for young patients.

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Rebuilding Lives
A Bellevue/NYU Program provides expert services for survivors of torture from about 80 countries.
Allen Keller, MD, came to Bellevue Hospital Center after finishing medical school in the eighties, and never left. “It was love at first sight,” he says.


Children of Bellevue Puts Safety First with New Helmets for Children
7th Annual Event for Emergency Medical Services for Children’s Day.
Children of Bellevue, Inc., an auxiliary of Bellevue Hospital Center, distributed 65 bike helmets to children ages five and up in the pediatric clinic, in honor of Emergency Medical Services for Children’s Day. 

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Bellevue's Wound Care Team Works to Put an End to Bed Sores
With proven practices and new strategies, the wound care team at Bellevue Hospital tackled pressure ulcers and reduced rates to well below national standards.


Bellevue Hospital Says Thank You to Its Three Auxiliaries
May 7 is Health Care Auxilian Day in New York State
Bellevue Hospital Center, part of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), today recognized the three auxiliaries that support programs and services at Bellevue to help New Yorkers recuperate and stay healthy throughout the year. The non-profit organizations are: Children of Bellevue, The Auxiliary to Bellevue and The Bellevue Association.

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HHC Recognizes Outstanding Physicians at Public Hospitals
Bellevue Hospital's Dr. Laura Evans Receives "Doctors Day" Award
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) honored seven Manhattan physicians with Doctors’ Day awards for their leadership and commitment to advancing the mission of the public hospital system and providing the highest quality healthcare to New Yorkers. Overall, HHC honored 23 physicians with Doctors’ Day awards.

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Dr. Abe DeAnda of Bellevue Hospital Honored by The Marfan Foundation
Cardiothoracic surgeon is a strong advocate for awareness of Marfan syndrome and related disorders.
Dr. DeAnda was honored at The Marfan Foundation’s annual HeARTworks® Gala at Cipriani Restaurant on 42nd Street in Manhattan. Each year at HeARTworks®, leaders in the medical, corporate and Marfan communities are honored with the foundation’s “Hero with a Heart” award.

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Bellevue Social Worker Honored by New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault
Danielle Elleman, LCSW, received the Lydia Martinez Multidisciplinary Collaboration Award for her work helping victims and fighting sexual violence. Elleman has been a member of Bellevue’s Victim Services Program for more than seven years and as part of the program is co-leader and facilitator of the Project Envision Coalition, working with other hospitals, community groups and individuals to prevent sexual violence.

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Outstanding Bellevue Hospital Volunteer Is Honored by United Hospital Fund
United Hospital Fund has honored Bellevue volunteer Anthony (Tony) Austin with its 2014 Hospital Volunteer Achievement Award for his outstanding work in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, where he is also a patient. Austin has been a paraplegic since 1983 when he was a cab driver and was shot on the job. He was treated extensively at Bellevue and continues to be an outpatient in the Rehab Department.

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Primary Care Practice at Four Manhattan HHC Facilities Recertified as Highest Level Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Primary Care Practice at Four Manhattan HHC Facilities Recertified as Highest Level Patient-Centered Medical Homes
HHC President Alan D. Aviles announced today that the primary care practices at four HHC facilities in Manhattan have achieved recertification as “Level 3” Patient-Centered Medical Homes, the highest accreditation possible, from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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Dr. Andrew B. Wallach - Clinical Director of Ambulatory Care

Dr. Andrew B. Wallach Named Bellevue Hospital's New Clinical Director of Ambulatory Care
Bellevue Hospital Center today announced that Andrew B. Wallach, MD, FACP, has been appointed the new Clinical Director of Ambulatory Care in charge of coordinating the clinical activities of more than 90 outpatient and specialty clinics at the hospital.

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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Unit Opens at Bellevue

Bellevue Hospital Celebrates 90 Years of Child Psychiatry, Opens New Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit
Bellevue Hospital Center today announced the opening of a new, 15-bed inpatient psychiatric unit for adolescents that expands the inpatient capacity and enables the hospital to address the growing need for inpatient mental health services for children and adolescents.
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Steven Alexander, Executive Director of Bellevue Hospital

HHC Appoints New Executive Director of Bellevue Hospital Center
President Alan D. Aviles today announced the appointment of Steven R. Alexander as Executive Director of Bellevue Hospital Center, one of the oldest public hospitals in the country.

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WTC Environmental Health Center WTC Environmental Health Center 
Bellevue Hospital oversees one of three Centers of Excellence the New York City public hospital system offers to people suffering from the ill effects of the tragedy on 9/11.
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Emergency-Trauma Emergency/Trauma
Bellevue has a world-wide reputation for excellence in emergency medicine, public health and medical toxicology.
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Bariatric Surgery & Weight Management

Bariatric Surgery & Weight Management 
The Bellevue Center for Obesity & Weight Management is a multidisciplinary program dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of obesity and related illnesses such as diabetes. 
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Behavioral Health Behavioral Health 
Bellevue offers comprehensive behavioral health services to restore patients as vital, healthy participants in their families and communities.
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