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Coney Island Hospital is deploying its dietitians and other medical professionals to help educate the community on healthy eating. As obesity continues to plague Americans, the hospital is hoping to help stem the tide and reduce rates of diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases by preventing them before they happen. Come check it out tomorrow evening,…

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Workers who were contracted to clean up three New York hospitals, including Coney Island Hospital (2601 Ocean Parkway) received thousands of dollars in back wages, after their employer initially stiffed them. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Signal Restoration Services, a Michigan-based company, underpaid workers toiling in New York City hospitals post-Sandy. Signal Restoration…

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A Coney Island Hospital doctor was honored for her leadership in helping advance the cause of the public hospital system. Olga Golubovskaya, an MD and an associate chair of Rehabilitation Medicine at Coney Island Hospital (2601 Ocean Parkway), was one of eight Brooklyn doctors and 28 city doctors overall to receive a Doctors’ Day award. Issued by…

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Coney Island Hospital nurses, now fully reunited after months of work to bring Coney Island Hospital back online, celebrated National Nurses Week with five days full of events to celebrate their contributions to the hospital community. National Nurses Week kicks off on May 6, National Nurses Day, and lasts through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the…

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PBS just published an article that delves into the complicated and confusing world of hospital grading, a system that is baffling people as to how effective and reliable their hospital choices are. Hospitals are graded by a wide range of rating organizations, all using different metrics to sort through what they consider quality care: The…