May 2014
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To Prevent Infections, Practice with the Mannequin

Simulated patients with plastic tubes for arteries help HHC providers master catheter insertion to prevent one of the most common hospital acquired infections.

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Putting 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.

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Profile of the Month

David H.A. John, MD, DABFM
Medical Director
Morrisania Diagnostic & Treatment Center

  • Volunteers in Trinidad to Treat HIV+Children

  • Known as “Uncle Dr. John” to his patients

“To come from pronouncing 3 or 4 pediatric AIDS deaths a week to seeing HIV positive children grow up is all the professional fulfillment I need.”

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HHC in the News

Father of East Harlem Tragedy Thanks Harlem Hospital

WABC-TV, 4/4/14

Making Clinics More Accessible to Women with Disabilities

NY1, 4/15/14

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