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May 1, 2012: Elmhurst Hospital Center Celebrates 180th Anniversary
Elmhurst, NY – Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) will be hosting a gala in honor of its 180th Anniversary on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, New York. Proceeds from the event will benefit EHC's new Women's Healthcare Services Pavilion, a state-of-the-art outpatient facility scheduled to open in the spring of 2013.

 June 7, 2011: Elmhurst Hospital Center Recognized for Quality Improvement Initiatives
Hospital is one of just 14 recipients statewide to receive a 2011 IPRO Quality Award given annually by IPRO, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for New York State, to recognize healthcare providers that demonstrate a commitment to improving healthcare services in the state.

May 16, 2011: Ribbon-Cutting for Elmhurst Hospital Center's New Walkway of Honor Memorial Path
The walkway memorial bricks are purchased by individuals and local businesses in support of the soon-to-be constructed Women's Health Pavilion and other community health initiatives at EHC.

April 19, 2011: Elmhurst Hospital Center Wins Greencare Award for Providing Environmentally Sustainable Healthcare
Elmhurst Hospital Center was selected among more than 125 applicants, reflecting its commitment to providing environmentally sustainable healthcare.

November 26, 2010: Elmhurst Hospital Center Honors Founders of Daisy Award for Nurses
Nursing Department Excellence Highlighted

November 23, 2010: Elmhurst Hospital Center Hosts Annual Turkey Drive
Engineering and Maintenance Division Supports Needy Families

October 15, 2010: Elmhurst Hospital Center Hosts Ceremony to Celebrate Award from American Heart Association
Elmhurst Hospital Center Stroke Team Lauded for Professionalism and Quality Medical Care

July 14, 2010: Grand Opening for Farmers' Market at Elmhurst Hospital Center
Hospital Adminstrators and local politicians celebrate arrival of EHC Greenmarket

June 16, 2010: Patient Navigator Program at the Queens Health Network Benefits Cancer Patients and Their Families
American Cancer Society Program to provide personal guide to help local cancer patients better navigate their cancer experience

May 28, 2010: Elmhurst Hospital Center Receives Award From American Heart Association
“Get With the Guidelines” Gold Plus Performance Award demonstrates EHC's commitment to quality care for stroke patients

May 18, 2010: Elmhurst Hospital Center Celebrates National Nurses Week
Week-long activities highlight the vital role nurses play in delivering healthcare at EHC

April 23, 2010: Elmhurst Hospital Center One of Only 7 Area Hospitals to Win Prestigious Award from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
EHC Awarded HHS Gold Medal for commitment to promoting organ donation

April 20, 2010: Elmhurst Hospital Center Goes Green Update
EHC's ongoing efforts to promote energy efficiency

February 8, 2010: World Renowned Orthopedic Surgeons Lecture at EHC on Infant Hip Deformities
EHC Hosts symposium on ways to reduce incidences of Infant Hip Dysplasia.

January 28, 2010: EHC Hosts Second Annual Pedestrian Injury Summit
EHC's Neurosurgery and Trauma Departments seek to bring attention to alarming rise in pedestrian injury cases.

December 22, 2009: Groundbreaking for New Women's Healthcare Pavilion
EHC recently held a groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art facility that will expand women's access to healthcare

December 5, 2009: EHC “Butt Can” Helps Local Smoker Kick the Habit
EHC's Smoking Cessation Program helped one local man combat nicotine addiction.

December 1, 2009: Elmhurst Hospital Center's Engineering and Maintenance Division Brings Holiday Cheer to Needy Families
Elmhurst Hospital Center's Engineering and Maintenance Division held its Annual Turkey Drive on November 24.

November 24, 2009: Meet EHC's Patient Satisfaction Managers
A new EHC program helps foster greater communication between patients and Elmhurst Hospital Center.

October 1, 2009: Senior Care Clinic Patients Display Passion for Art
EHC's Senior Care Clinic patients showcased their talents at the Annual Senior Art Show.

June 5, 2009: EHC Celebrates World Environment Day
Elmhurst Hospital Center highlighted its ongoing green initiatives on World Environment Day.

April 20, 2009: EHC Goes Green
Elmhurst Hospital Center has recently taken several steps to ensure a “greener” future.

March 20, 2009: EHC Opens New Psychiatric Emergency Room
NYC Councilmember Helen Sears and NYS Assemblyman Jeff Aubry joined EHC Executive Director Chris Constantino for a ribbon-cutting for the newly renovated C-PEP Room.

February 19, 2009: NY Organ Donor Network Honors Elmhurst Hospital Center
Elmhurst Hospital Center selected as one on only 11 medical facilities to receive NY Organ Donor Network award.

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