Monthly Archives: March 2012

Doctors often register unconscious bias against blacks, study finds

Psychological testing shows white physicians have friendlier attitudes toward anonymous white people than toward black people. But is this linked to unequal treatment? By KEVIN B. O’REILLY, amednews staff. Posted Sept. 28, 2009. (original article) White physicians, like white lawyers … Continue reading

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Peninsula Hospital to close permanently

(taken from crainsnewyork.com) Bankruptcy court official forced to pull plug on flailing efforts to revive Queens medical center. Hundreds of jobs gone for good. Nursing home remains open; some other parts of hospital complex could be repurposed. Peninsula Hospital Center … Continue reading

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CWCOA Responds to Boro Hospital Closure; Queens Tribune Online Article

Hospital Closure Worries Boro Officials The New York State Department of Health has reported in the past that Queens County did not have a sufficient number of beds before Parkway and the Caritas hospitals closed, and that Queens County was … Continue reading

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Hospital Closure Worries Boro Officials

By VERONICA LEWIN Taken from the Queens Tribune Online  Days after the State shut down Peninsula Hospital Center for failing to meet standards, some are wondering if the struggling hospital will ever make a full recovery. “If Peninsula Hospital closes, … Continue reading

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CWCOA BRINGS LABORATORY SERVICES INTO ROCHDALE VILLAGE

ROCHDALE VILLAGE RESIDENTS WILL SOON HAVE LABORATORY SERVICES Dr.Robert Evans, CEO/President of CWCOA recently announced that the development of easily accessible health care services within Rochdale Village will include laboratory services for residents.  This announcement was made regarding the development … Continue reading

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Is Peninsula Hospital’s closure permanent?

Taken from Crainsnewyork.com (original article) Evidence is mounting that bankrupt Peninsula Hospital may not reopen. The Queens hospital laid off another round of workers last Friday, including 100 from 1199 SEIU. Its physician-residency programs are being terminated, another sign the hospital … Continue reading

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Bushwick’s Wyckoff Heights Medical Center kept secret cash stash for bribes, upstate judge says

Former Assemblyman Tony Seminerio was given payoffs from account BY LORE CROGHAN / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS (original article) Indicted Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio (D-Queens) pleads guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to charges of fraud and extortion in connection with pocketing … Continue reading

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OPEN LETTER TO THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL FROM CWCOA

“Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention” Community Wellness Centers of America, LLC (CWCOA) is writing this letter to specifically comment on the recent announcement from “REACH” to survey certain health trends in Queens, … Continue reading

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The Future of Medicine & Medical Training: A Return to Holistic Hermetic Medical Principles

(Article from “Shift Your Life” a blog maintained by Tracy Latz, M.D. & Marion Ross Ph.D.) According to Sir William Osler, Imhotep was the real Father of Medicine (2980 BC) –about 4,000 years ago. “The first figure of a physician to … Continue reading

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Scarce ICU Beds May Mean Doctor Switches From Lifesaving Care To End-Of-Life Care: Study

March 16 (Reuters) – When hospitals are short on beds in the intensive care unit, doctors are more likely to switch from live-saving care to end-of-life care, according to a new Canadian study that looked at more than 3,000 people. … Continue reading

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