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Nurse tending to a wound

Nurses at Bellevue Work to Put an End to Bed Sores
With proven practices and new strategies, the nurses on the wound care team at Bellevue Hospital tackled pressure ulcers and reduced rates to well below national standards.

Taiwo Adeniji

Head Nurse of Rehab Unit
Taiwo Adeniji, RN-BC, MSN talks about how she remains inspired by her patients and supports her staff and watches them grow.

Hilda Diongon

Jacobi Nurse Helps Organize Aid for Philippine Typhoon Victims
Infection-control nurse leader, Hilda Diongon, recalls her first days as a nurse in the U.S. and how she's supporting relief efforts to help the Philippines.

Wilson Cox with nurse Tim Becker

Home-Based Nursing Reduces Repeat Hospitalizations
Community care nurses from Health & Home Care agency help patients stay healthy and avoid re-admissions.

Eduvina Hernandez

Nurses "Treat to Target" to Lower Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes
A strong nurse-patient relationship is the cornerstone of a new program that provides frequent, focused visits to help patients achieve healthier blood pressure levels.

Reemberto Perez

A Nurse Who Champions Children's Safety
Pediatric Head Nurse and Patient Safety Champion Reemberto PĂ©rez says improving the health of kids is all about teamwork at HHC's Belvis Diagnostic & Treatment Center.

Petite Nurse with Big Heart
Jocelyn Perez, an award-winning psychiatric nurse leader at Metropolitan Hospital, is proving her big heart, sharp mind and compassion for patients with mental illness trumps her 5ft. frame.

New Approach Brings Better Blood Pressure Control for HHC Patients
"Treat to Target" Pilot Lowers Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes; Will Expand to all 11 Public Hospitals and Six Diagnostic & Treatment Centers

Stanlee Richards

Coler-Goldwater Hospital Nurse Wins Top Public Service Award
Fund for the City of New York Recognizes Nurse with "Nobel Prize of City Government" for Career Devoted to Giving Medically Fragile Patients Highest Standards of Care and Advocacy

Miriam Carasa

Dr. Nurse Promotes Primary Care for Her Patients
Woodhull Hospital’s Dr. Miriam Carasa, a nurse with a PhD, is a leader in a new model of care where one nurse has primary responsibility for the patient, ensuring continuity of care and allowing a genuine relationship to develop.

HHC Nurses Make Hospitals Senior-Friendly
With NICHE recognition, HHC nurses are adopting age-sensitive best practices in elderly care to improve health of seniors, reduce readmission rates, and support their capacity to live independently.

Patient Satisfaction

Nurses are the Queens (and Kings) of Patient Satisfaction
Queens Hospital nurses are helping to improve patient satisfaction with better team work, more direct communication with patients, and a desire to improve the patient experience.

Terry Mancher

Chief Nurse Reflects on 34 Years of Dedicated Service to Coney Island Patients
Chief Nurse Terry Mancher considers Coney Island Hospital “my place” after more than three decades spent focused on safety, leading by listening and caring for patients in the hospital by the sea.

Donna Leno Gordon

Coney Island Hospital Nurse Wins Top Public Service Award
Donna Leno Gordon has dedicated over two decades of service at Coney Island Hospital, and has helped revolutionize care for chronically and terminally ill patients in New York City.

Marva Ortiz-Wade

Nurses make telehealth a life-changing experience for Kings County Diabetics
With the help of a telemedicine program, diabetic patients from Kings County Hospital and Central Brooklyn Family Health Network saw a big drop in their blood sugar level and a big improvement in their overall health.

Katie Walker

HHC Appoints New Director to Lead Institute for Medical Simulation
Katie Walker, a registered nurse and internationally-recognized leader in the field of health care simulation, will serve as the new Director of the HHC Institute for Medical Simulation and Advanced Learning (IMSAL).

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