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City Hospitals Privatization Efforts Rebuffed

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The city's Health and Hospitals Corporation wants to save money by privatizing many services. But unions and their allies say dialysis is a red line HHC shouldn't cross.

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FEMA to Give NYC's Public Hospitals $1.6 Billion in Sandy Aid

Thursday, November 06, 2014

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Four public hospitals are slated to receive the "largest single upfront" payment in FEMA history. 

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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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Actors Fake Ebola Symptoms to Test City Hospitals

Thursday, October 02, 2014

ER teams — including supervisors — have no idea who they are or when they're going to show up with deceptively mild "symptoms."

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Feds Cut Cash for Local Hospitals with High Infection Rates

Sunday, June 22, 2014

A new federal program will penalize dozens of local hospitals where patients get too many infections and suffer other avoidable medical problems.

Part of the Affordable Care Act is a focus on "pay for performance," which includes incentives to providers for improving treatment, and penalties for problems that endanger patients ...

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Should City Hospitals' Dialysis Be Privatized?

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Outgoing hospitals' chief says there may be no choice.

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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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For City Hospitals, 'Super Committee' Failure is a Pretty Good Option

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Officials and supporters of the nation’s largest public hospital system are calling on Congress's "Super Committee" not to cut Medicaid — and wouldn’t mind if talks collapse altogether.

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HHC: The Musical!

Monday, November 29, 2010

New York City’s public hospital system is counting on New Yorkers who like to watch their share of House, Grey’s Anatomy and old MASH re-runs. They’re calling an upcoming music festival "Stat!," as in “Give me two units of plasma, stat!”

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Morning News by the Numbers

Friday, February 20, 2009

Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis waves before testifying to the House Financial Services Committee. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis waves before testifying to the House Financial Services Committee. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Your daily dose of numbers ...

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