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Mother sits with children as they breastfeed at the HHC's World Record Attempt

More than 20 Moms from HHC Queens and HHC Harlem Join Breastfeeding World Record Attempt

Two HHC hospitals participated in the “2015 Global Big Latch On” to attempt to set a new world record for the most women breastfeeding simultaneously.

July 31, 2015

HHC President Dr. Ram Raju on the 50th Anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare

Dr. Ram Raju comments on the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare

July 29, 2015

HHC Elmhurst Hospital Center Teams With March of Dimes to Reduce Preterm Births

HHC Elmhurst has teamed with March of Dimes to launch the group’s Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait program in New York City to Reduce premature births.

July 16, 2015

Bellevue Hospital Center Receives Additional Honors for Quality Cardiac Care

Mission: Lifeline STEMI Silver Quality Achievement Awards demonstrate Bellevue’s commitment to enhanced patient outcomes

July 10, 2015

HHC Bellevue Hospital Center Named Co-Leader of New National Ebola Training and Education Center

HHC Bellevue joins Emory University and Nebraska Medical Center to help health care providers safely identify, isolate, transport and treat Ebola and other potential emerging threats

July 7, 2015

Statement from HHC President on Supreme Court Support of Affordable Care Act

Statement of Dr. Ram Raju, President of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation

June 26, 2015

HHC Elmhurst Hospital Center’s School Based Mental Health Clinic Honored For Influence on Community’s Children

Housed in I.S. 145, the clinic offers students and families social and behavioral health services in a non-hospital setting.

June 24, 2015

HHC Urges New Yorkers: Get Tested and Know Your HIV Status

In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, HHC is urging New Yorkers to take control of their health by learning their HIV status.

June 24, 2015

HHC Hospitals Earn Top AHA/ASA Honors for Stroke and Cardiac Care

Awards from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association demonstrate commitment to quality care for stroke and cardiac patients

June 12, 2015

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HHC Bellevue Doctors Help Set New World Record in American Heart Association’s CPR Relay in Times Square

In event conceived at Bellevue, 700 people perform Hands-Only CPR in relay.

June 4, 2015

HHC Farmers Markets Bring Fresh Fruits and Vegetables to 12 Locations in 2015

New farmers markets at HHC Kings County, HHC Gouverneur and HHC East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center offer a variety of affordable, regionally-grown vegetables, fruits, fresh juices and flowers.

June 2, 2015

Elmhurst Hospital Center Receives Top Honors for Quality in Stroke Care

Hospital leader in Queens for providing high-quality, excellent, and effective stroke treatment and prevention.

May 26, 2015

Queens Hospital Center Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety

Recognized for excellence in patient safety with low rates of preventable errors, injuries, and infections.

May 26, 2015

HHC Honors Superior Physicians During Annual “Doctors’ Day” Celebration

Awards recognize 24 physicians representing NYC’s cultural diversity in all five boroughs

May 20, 2015

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First Lady, HHC Officials Announce New Mental Health Service for Children and Teens at HHC Bellevue

Intensive treatment program with on-site public school for 6-17 yr olds bridges gap between psychiatric hospitalization and outpatient care and reduces need for inpatient hospital care.

May 12, 2015

HHC Raises Breast Cancer Awareness with Events Throughout New York City

Breast health education events throughout May are a reminder to women that prevention, screening, and early detection are the best defenses against breast cancer.

May 11, 2015

Bronx | Brooklyn | Manhattan | Queens

HHC Harlem Hospital Center Opens New Expanded and Upgraded Dental Clinic

The new clinic adds more treatment areas to increase capacity, and new dentistry and imaging equipment to improve patient experience.

May 8, 2015

Dr. Raju’s Vision for 2020

Sets Path to Financial Stability, Preserve Mission

April 7, 2015

Gouverneur Health Completes Modernization Project Adds Nursing Home Beds and Expands Ambulatory Care

Modernization project transforms 5 star-rated nursing facility for improved patient and family experiences

April 2, 2015

HHC Urges New Yorkers 50 and Older to Get a Life-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screening
March 4, 2015
Bronx |  Brooklyn |  Manhattan |  Queens

New ACA Special Enrollment Period

Opportunity to avoid insurance tax penalty

February 27, 2015
Anthony Rajkumar to Lead Metropolitan

New Executive Director brings invaluable experience to East Harlem

February 20, 2015
HHC Bonds Receive Top Rating from Fitch

Rating outlook confirmed as "stable"

February 19, 2015
Bilingual ACA Enrollment Counselors From HHC's MetroPlus Health Plan

Our financial experts at MetroPlus help you find the insurance you need at a price you can afford. Bilingual services are available.

February 10, 2015
HHC Receives FQHC Designation

39 HHC health centers and clinics become Gotham Health

January 29, 2015
Winter Weather Health Tips

HHC offers tips to stay healthy during extreme winter weather.

January 26, 2015

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HHC 2014 Stats

  • Staffed Beds: 6,684
  • Clinic Visits: 4,472,960
  • ER Visits: 1,179,436
  • Discharges: 205,791
  • Births: 18,564
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