Tag: jamaica-hospital

Jamaica Hospital celebrates the grand opening of their new cancer center


Apr. 9, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Jamaica Hospital Medical Center (JHMC) celebrated the grand opening of its latest addition, the MediSys Health Network Cancer Center, on Monday, Apr. 8. The ceremony was attended by dozens of guests, including hospital administrators from JHMC, representatives from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and local government leaders,…
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STRIKE CALL: Jamaica, Flushing Hospital resident physicians vote to authorize walkout for higher wages, better benefits

May. 2, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Almost 300 resident physicians employed by the MediSys Health Network at Jamaica and Flushing Hospital could go on strike later this month if management refuses to agree to their urgent demands which include a living wage, adequate benefits, and patient care.  The physicians are represented by the Committee of…
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Jamaica Hospital awarded $150 million in state funding for emergency department expansion project

Mar. 1, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Jamaica Hospital has received $150 million in state funding from Governor Kathy Hochul to support the expansion and modernization of its emergency department to improve patient care in the community. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Hochul announced $200 million in state funding to expand emergency departments at Jamaica Hospital and Rochester…
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