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Dr. Craig Spencer Reunites with HHC Bellevue Hospital Medical Team a Year After Recovering from Ebola
Dr. Spencer greeted and hugged staff who successfully cared for him while he was in isolation in Bellevue’s Infectious Diseases Unit during the height of last year’s Ebola crisis.

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Benard Dreyer, Director of Pediatrics at Bellevue Hospital Center, Elected President of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Pediatric specialist says he’s working toward a world where all children and families have access to the best healthcare

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Ten Bellevue Doctors Named Among the Best
Ten physicians from HHC Bellevue Hospital Center have been named to New York Magazine’s list of “Best Doctors”.

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“Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon Thanks Bellevue Staff for Saving Finger
“Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon praised the staff at Bellevue Hospital Center during his show last night, thanking them for the care he received recently. Fallon underwent a microsurgery lasting more than six hours where doctors saved his finger using a vein from his foot. He explained to the audience his type of injury typically results in amputation, and referred to his medical team as “rock stars” and “awesome people.”

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Bellevue Born: 6-year-old Boy Reunites with His Lifesavers
Last month a bright-eyed, rambunctious, healthy kindergartener came back to Bellevue Hospital to reunite with his surrogate family—the nurses, doctors and intensive care unit team who nurtured him the first four months of his life. James O’Leary was born at Bellevue Hospital Center three months before his due date, 10,000 miles from home.

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Bellevue Hospital Center Receives Additional Honors for Quality Cardiac Care
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has recognized Bellevue’s cardiac care team for quality in patient care. Bellevue earned the Silver award distinction by achieving an 85% or higher rating for prompt, appropriate Silver treatment in the past 12 months.

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National Ebola Training and Education Center
HHC Bellevue Hospital Center has been named by the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) as one of three medical research institutions to co-lead a new National Ebola Training and Education Center. Bellevue joins Emory University in Atlanta and Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha to advance training of other US health care providers.

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Bellevue Hospital Center Receives honors for Quality in Cardiac and Stroke Care
Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus, Resuscitation Silver and Stroke Silver Plus Achievement Awards demonstrate Bellevue’s commitment to enhanced patient outcomes
Steven Alexander, Executive Director of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) Bellevue Hospital Center, announced today that HHC Bellevue has received three awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s "Get with the Guidelines"® (GWTG) Program in recognition of excellent patient outcomes for both cardiac and stroke care.

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HHC Bellevue Doctors Help Set New Guinness World Record in American Heart Association’s CPR Relay in Times Square
Event Raises Awareness that CPR Saves Lives
Physicians and leaders from the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s (HHC) Bellevue Hospital Center today participated in the American Heart Association’s Hands-Only CPR relay in Times Square that set a new Guinness World Records title and brought awareness to the life-saving skill of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. About 40 Bellevue physicians, nurses and staff, and 700 people altogether participated in the CPR relay.

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Grateful Patient Returns to HHC Bellevue Hospital Center from Virginia to Thank His Care Team for Saving His Life
“I have no doubt, that had my trauma occurred somewhere else, it’s likely I would not be here today,” – Gregory Moquin
In February of 2014, Gregory Moquin, of Richmond, VA, was in New York City on business when he realized he might be having a heart attack. He called the front desk from his hotel room and asked them to call 911. He propped open the door to his room, and, as Moquin says, “I don’t remember anything for several days after that.”

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- WABC-TV Eyewitness News

HHC Honors Superior Physicians During Annual “Doctors’ Day” Celebration
Dr. Kathie-Ann Joseph is HHC Bellevue Hospital Center's Physician of the Year
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) recently celebrated eight Manhattan physicians during a ceremony marking Doctors’ Day 2015. Among those honored was Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, FACS, Chief of Breast Surgery Service, HHC Bellevue Hospital Center

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First Lady, HHC Officials Announce New Mental Health Service for Children and Teens at HHC Bellevue
The new Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program (CPHP) provides intensive treatment with an on-site school for patients 6 to 17 years old. The program bridges the gap between psychiatric hospitalization and outpatient care, and reduces the need for inpatient hospital care.

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HHC Bellevue Hospital Center—the Only Hospital in Five Boroughs Providing Banked Mothers’ Milk for New Moms with Difficulty Breastfeeding
For years doctors and other medical professionals have touted the myriad benefits of breast milk for newborns, but what happens when a new mom can’t produce milk to breastfeed her baby? HHC Bellevue Hospital Center is the only hospital in NYC to offer mothers’ milk from a milk bank to new moms with lactation issues.

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HHC Bellevue Hospital Offers Tips on Managing “Winter Blues”
- It’s cold and dreary. Winter days are shorter. Bundling up is a hassle. Whether NYC’s winter has given you a simple case of the “winter blues” or you’re dealing with a medical condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), there is no need to suffer in silence.

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Healthy Living Tips:
5 Tips for a Healthy Heart
Heart disease can often be prevented by making better dietary choices and leading a more active lifestyle.

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HHC Bellevue Hospital Center Recognized with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care
HHC Bellevue Hospital Center has been recognized with a Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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NNICU Staff Spreads Holiday Cheer to New Moms
The staff of HHC Bellevue Hospital Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NNICU) recently hosted a holiday party for the NNICU families with babies in the unit. 

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Rabbinical student Levi Rosenblatt released from HHC Bellevue Hospital Center
HHC Bellevue Hospital Center is pleased to announce that rabbinical student Levi Rosenblatt was discharged today after being successfully treated for a stab wound to the head.

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HHC Bellevue Hospital Center’s Tiniest Patients Don’t Have Cold Feet, Thanks to Baby Bootie Donation from Local Knitting Club
New moms at HHC Bellevue Hospital Center and their newborns were visited by some knitting elves on Tuesday, December 16th.

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HHC Bellevue Hospital Center Ranked Top Performer on Quality Patient Care Measures
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today announced that HHC Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan has been ranked as a “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the U.S. The hospital was specifically recognized for high achievement in four important fields of patient care: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.

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Doctor Treated for Ebola Virus Disease is Discharged from HHC Bellevue Hospital Center

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- Remarks by HHC President Dr. Ram Raju
- Remarks by Dr. Craig Spencer
- Remarks by Dr. Laura Evans
- President's Call with Dr. Craig Spencer

HHC Bellevue Collaborates to Improve Mental Health Services in the Juvenile Justice System
The Administration for Children's Services (ACS) and NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) announce the implementation of an intra-city agreement that will allow Bellevue Hospital Center to provide psychiatric and psychological care to youth in secure and non-secure detention.

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HHC Bellevue Hospital Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary of WIC Program
Former participants share personal inspiring stories; current participants enjoy exercise and cooking classes. Bellevue Hospital Center, part of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program.

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Doctors at HHC Elmhurst and HHC Bellevue Hospitals Write Fruit & Vegetable "Prescriptions" for Vulnerable Children
and their Families
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today announced the expansion of a program that allows doctors at HHC's Elmhurst and Bellevue Hospital Centers to write fruit and vegetable "prescriptions" to children who are overweight or obese to help improve access to healthy food and promote overall health and wellness in the community.


Art Therapy Program Provides Outlet for NYers With Painful September 11 Memories
Art can be an outlet for dealing with painful memories such as those stirred up by September 11th, and art therapy has been used over the years to help New Yorkers deal with their grief.


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