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May 2012
Reduced Wait Times, More Efficient Emergency Departments

In emergency departments throughout HHC, doctors, nurses and other staff have used the Toyota lean methodology to increase efficiency and patient flow, shorten the time it takes for a patient to see a doctor, and improve the overall experience for patients and staff.

A Dedication and a Promise to Stay Healthy

HHCs new May mammogram awareness campaign, I Dedicate, encourages staff and patients to visit Twitter and Facebook and dedicate their mammograms to a loved one in their lives and note the special events they want to live long enough to see.

Caring for Mothers, Babies and Colleagues for 46 Years

For more than four decades, Rosemary Hoffmann, RNC, has comforted mothers, cared for babies and mentored young colleagues as an obstetrics nurse at Elmhurst Hospital Center and Queens Hospital Center, providing bedside care with a special combination of expertise and compassion.

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