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NY Doctor Released from Bellevue, Ebola-free

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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The doctor being treated for New York City's first and only case of Ebola was released from Bellevue Hospital Tuesday, infection-free.

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WNYC News

For Sick Travelers from West Africa, Bellevue Could be First Stop

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Long a go-to stop for ill air passengers coming through JFK, Bellevue Hospital is beefing up its capacity, in case one of them has Ebola.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Emotions of Doctors

Friday, June 21, 2013

Danielle Ofri, attending physician at Bellevue Hospital, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Bellevue Literary Review and the author of What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine (Beacon Press, 2013), makes the case that for the best patient care, the emotions of doctors should be explored and understood rather than kept in check.

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WNYC News

City Hospitals Suffered $800M Worth of Sandy Damage

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corporation estimates the damage from Sandy will exceed $800 million. The nation’s largest public hospital system announced the preliminary tally Tuesday with Senator Charles Schumer, who is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency for financial help.

 

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With Bellevue Psychiatric Unit Offline, Mentally Ill Face New Challenges

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The temporary shut-down of Bellevue’s psychiatric ward has led to concerns about possible crowding at the other facilities where patients have ended up—including Kings County Hospital Center, which had a troubled record of caring for the mentally ill even before Sandy struck.

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WNYC News

City Trying New Way to Expand Organ Donor Pool

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

A special emergency response unit will become the first in the country to help family members of the recently deceased authorize organ donation in a new way that could greatly expand the donor pool.

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