Flushing and Jamaica Hospitals Latches On to NYC Initiative

Contact Information: Name: Natifia Mullings Telephone: (718) 206-6746 Email: ngaines@jhmc.org June 5, 2012 (Flushing, NY)‰ÛÓ Breast milk is best for babies‰ÛÓand Flushing and Jamaica Hospitals are not afraid to say it, or show it. Both facilities are proud to announce their participation in ‰ÛÏLatch on NYC,‰Û a new city-wide initiative aimed at supporting breastfeeding mothers. Read more about Flushing and Jamaica Hospitals Latches On to NYC Initiative[…]

Jamaica Hospital Uses New and Innovative Approach to Treat Severe Asthma

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines 718-206-6020 August 18, 2011 (Jamaica, NY)‰ÛÓ Living with asthma can have a devastating impact on one‰Ûªs life. From sleeping through the night to walking to the bus stop to exercising, asthma can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Now, however, a recently FDA- approved, minimally invasive procedure to treat asthma is Read more about Jamaica Hospital Uses New and Innovative Approach to Treat Severe Asthma[…]

Jamaica Hospital‰Ûªs Transitional Care Unit Listed Among Top Nursing Homes in the Nation

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines 718-206-6020 April 5, 2011 (Jamaica, NY)‰ÛÓ Jamaica Hospital‰Ûªs Transitional Care Unit (TCU) has recently received the highest ranking of five stars overall in the US News & World Report 2011 Best Nursing Homes for the high quality of care it provides its patients. The rankings rely on information from the Centers Read more about Jamaica Hospital‰Ûªs Transitional Care Unit Listed Among Top Nursing Homes in the Nation[…]

Jamaica Hospital‰Ûªs MediSys Family Care Center Relocates

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 February 28, 2011 (Jamaica, NY)‰ÛÓ Jamaica Hospital‰Ûªs Howard Beach MediSys Family Care Center has relocated to a new and improved space, at 156-10 Crossbay Blvd, just one block north of its former location. The new facility, which provides internal medicine, pediatrics, and allergy and immunology services, now boasts separate Read more about Jamaica Hospital‰Ûªs MediSys Family Care Center Relocates[…]

Jamaica Hospital Opens Hospice Unit

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 January 11, 2011 (Jamaica, NY)‰ÛÓ Jamaica Hospital, in collaboration with the Hospice of New York, recently opened its much-needed hospice unit. The four-bed inpatient unit, managed by the hospital‰Ûªs Palliative Care Program, provides interdisciplinary care to patients with terminal illnesses. The unit consists of a team of physicians, nurses, Read more about Jamaica Hospital Opens Hospice Unit[…]

Medical Solutions to Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 December 6, 2010 (Jamaica, NY)–Severe pain and stiffness in the hip and knee can limit the enjoyment and ease of everyday activities, such as standing, walking, and running errands, and be a significant reason to visit your doctor. Each year, many Americans suffer from hip or knee osteoarthritis, the Read more about Medical Solutions to Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis[…]

Why Nighttime Sleep Does Matter

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 December 1, 2010 (Jamaica, NY)– Getting a good night‰Ûªs sleep is part of the doctor‰Ûªs orders, yet many Americans experience insufficient sleep at night. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), ‰ÛÏapproximately 29% of U.S. adults report sleeping less than seven hours per night and 50-70 million Americans Read more about Why Nighttime Sleep Does Matter[…]

Easing Hospital Anxiety: How Child Life Specialists Can Help

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 May 17, 2010 (Jamaica, NY)–The Department of Pediatrics at Jamaica Hospital understands the anxiety and fear children experience while in the hospital. Whether visiting the emergency room with a broken leg or being admitted for a severe asthma attack, the hospital can be a frightening place. To help children Read more about Easing Hospital Anxiety: How Child Life Specialists Can Help[…]

Stem Cells You Can Bank On

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 June 1, 2010 (Jamaica, NY)–Pediatric dentists at Jamaica Hospital are now using a new and innovative medical approach to bank stem cells. They are working with StemSave Inc., the market leader in the field of stem cell recovery and cryo-preservation, to help families store stem cells collected from baby Read more about Stem Cells You Can Bank On[…]

Breathing Easy Becomes Better at Jamaica and Flushing Hospitals

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 March 1, 2010 (Jamaica, NY)‰ÛÓ Breathing should be easy. However, nearly 24 million Americans experience shortness of breath‰ÛÓa common sign of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, reduces air that flows in and out of the lungs. According to the American Lung Association, Read more about Breathing Easy Becomes Better at Jamaica and Flushing Hospitals[…]