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Elmhurst Hospital joins forces with EHL Hospitality Business School to blend hospitality expertise with healthcare

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Mar. 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst has entered into a partnership with EHL Hospitality Business School, an institution in hospitality management education based in Switzerland and Singapore. This collaboration aims to integrate hospitality best practices with healthcare services, promising a transformative impact on patient care and hospital operations. EHL Hospitality Business School is known for its comprehensive approach to hospitality management education, offering a range of programs from apprenticeships to master’s degrees. The partnership will see EHL students gain invaluable experience by working on hospitality-related projects under the guidance of hospital leadership, thus nurturing the next…
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Elmhurst Hospital celebrates new Citi Bike installation

  Dec. 12, 2023 By Bill Parry   Elmhurst Hospital recently celebrated a new arrival, not in its maternity ward, but outside, with the Department of Transportation installing a Citi Bike rack across the street. DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez cut the ribbon on the much-anticipated Citi Bike rack on Nov. 29 that has been installed… Read more »

After COVID crisis, Elmhurst Hospital celebrates past with eye on future

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Oct. 30, 2023 By Bill Parry Elmhurst Hospital celebrated its 190th year of care during a benefit gala at the Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, Oct. 25, raising more than $1 million from more than 400 guests who gathered beneath the iconic 94-foot-long blue whale model. The tone of the hospital’s first in-person gala…
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City Council allocates $17.5 million for critical investments at Elmhurst Hospital


Oct. 24, 2023 By Bill Parry Just over three and a half years after Elmhurst Hospital was at the epicenter of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Council Member Shekar Krishnan and his colleagues in government announced a “groundbreaking” $17 million in critical investment in the second oldest municipal hospital in New York City….
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Commuter beaten with own umbrella in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Oct. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry An E train rider was beaten with his own umbrella by a stranger at the Jackson Heights subway hub on Roosevelt Avenue on Sunday morning, according to authorities. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the 41-year-old victim was inside the 74th Street station when an unidentified… Read more »

Queens councilman allocates $60K to Libertas Center for Human Rights at Elmhurst Hospital

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Sep. 12, 2023 By Bill Parry The Libertas Center for Human Rights at Elmhurst Hospital announced on Sept. 11 it was the recipient of $60,000 in funding from Councilman Shekar Krishnan to assist survivors of torture and political persecution. The funding will support asylum seekers through expedited access to medical assessments, primary care, mental health support and other healthcare services. This funding is part of the Council’s Immigrant Health Initiative, which focuses on improving healthcare for new immigrants by reducing barriers to care. “I am incredibly proud to partner with my colleagues in the Council to support the Libertas Program,…
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Elmhurst Hospital resident doctors begin five-day strike over unequal pay, benefits

May. 22, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed More than 100 resident physicians and interns employed by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai gathered outside of Elmhurst Hospital on Monday morning, May 22, to begin their five-day ULP strike for better pay and benefits.  The physicians, who are unionized with the Committee of Interns and…
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Elmhurst Hospital residents set to strike next week over disparities in pay, benefits

May. 18, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed About 170 resident physicians at Elmhurst Hospital, employed by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, are preparing to go on a five-day ULP strike beginning Monday, May 22.  The physicians, who are unionized with the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR), said that they’re fed up after…
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