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NCBH receives the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH) 2011 Safety Net Patient Safety Award for its Reducing Adverse Outcomes on Labor and Delivery initiative.
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Statement by HHC Regarding Changes in Labor and Delivery Services at North Central Bronx Hospital
The Women's Health Service of the HHC North Bronx Healthcare Network has operated at two locations, Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital (NCBH). Effective Monday August 12th, Labor and Delivery services and Newborn Services at NCBH will be suspended and all deliveries and inpatient obstetrical and newborn services will be consolidated at Jacobi Medical Center.
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NY Officials: Breastmilk May Be Best 'Formula'
National Public Radio (NPR) recently interviewed Wendy C. Wilcox, MD, MPH, FACOG, Vice Chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jacobi Medical Center/North Central Bronx Hospital and America Trevino, RN, IBCLC, Breastfeeding Coordinator, North Central Bronx Hospital about the importance of breastfeeding.
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NBHN Receives 2011 NAPH Safety Net Patient Safety Award
The North Bronx Healthcare Network’s Women’s Health Service recently received the prestigious National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH) Safety Net Patient Safety Award for its Reducing Adverse Outcomes on Labor and Delivery initiative. The NAPH’s Safety Net Awards Ceremony recognizes those organizations which have been recognized for best practices by implementing the best safety initiatives using evidence-based guidelines.
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NBHN Receives HANYS' 2011 Pinnacle Award
The North Bronx Healthcare Network was recently recognized for its outstanding efforts to improve quality of care and patient safety at the Healthcare Association of New York State’s 2011 Annual Award Ceremony. The NBHN’s Women’s Health Service received the esteemed Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety in the Multi-Entity or System category for its Reducing Adverse Outcomes on Labor and Delivery initiative.
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Great Hospitals Have Great Nurses...
...great nurses have great uniforms! In an effort to help patients differentiate and identify staff, North Central Bronx Hospital recently unveiled a new color-coded uniform system. As of April 4th, RNs and LPNs will now wear ceil blue or white uniforms. Ancillary nursing personnel will wear navy blue uniforms. 
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NBHN Named 2011 Grand Prize Winner at HHC Patient Safety Expo
North Central Bronx Hospital and Jacobi Medical Center were recently named the 2011 Grand Prize Winners at the HHC Patient Safety Expo for reducing adverse outcomes on labor and delivery.
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NCBH Names 2011 Patient Safety Champion
NCBH is proud to announce Alfred Morris, Housekeeping Aide in the Environmental Services Department, as its 2011 Patient Safety Champion. Mr. Morris’ quick thinking and patient safety training saved NCBH patients from a potential fire hazard.
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NBHN Honors Nurse Preceptors at Recognition Luncheon
Nurse preceptors were recently honored at an appreciation luncheon on January 21, 2011. 
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NCBH Celebrates Registered Dietician's Day
Dieticians at NCBH are honored at a special event.
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NBHN Welcomes New Chairperson of Rehabilitation Medicine 
On December 20, 2010, North Central Bronx Hospital and Jacobi Medical Center welcomed Dr. Michelle Stern as the new chairperson for its Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Welcome Dr. Stern! 
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Jordanian Delegates Visit NCBH
 NCBH’s Sexual Assault Response Team & Sexual Assault Treatment Program recently hosted a visit by a delegation from Jordan  to learn best practices for establishing a program in their country to provide expert and compassionate medical, forensic and support services for victims of sexual violence.
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NBHN Welcomes New Chairman of Medicine
Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital recently appointed Stephan L. Kamholz, MD, MACP, FCCP as the new Chairman of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Kamholz is also Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Assistant Dean for the Jacobi campus.
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