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September 2012
Care Coordination Yields Lower Readmission Rates

Readmission rates among heart failure patients at Metropolitan Hospital are down by a third thanks to the integrated care system that links the hospital with HHC's home care agency and health plan.

11 Years after 9/11

HHC’s World Trade Center Environmental Health Center enrolled 630 new patients this year who, like Alicia Rivera, continue to come forward with health problems 11 years after the terrorist attacks.

Bellevue Bariatric Patients Celebrate Successful Weight Loss

The 4th Annual Bariatric Celebration honored the health of hundreds of patients who have lost significant weight after surgery and resolved numerous obesity-related medical problems.

Surgical Excellence Gives the Gift of Hearing

Dr. Benjamin Malkin has brought surgical advances to help Elmhurst Hospital and Queens Hospital patients regain their hearing and interact with the world.

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