Flushing Hospital Offers Alternative to MRI Claustrophobia

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 October 2, 2008 (Flushing, NY)– MRI testing has provided patients with several benefits over the years‰ÛÓit‰Ûªs a non-invasive procedure and provides accurate images of most parts of the body, as well as blood vessels. While very beneficial, it has created a problem of its own, the feeling of claustrophobia. Read more about Flushing Hospital Offers Alternative to MRI Claustrophobia[…]

Free Glaucoma Screenings Offered at Flushing Hospital

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 April 8, 2008 (Flushing, NY)‰ÛÓFlushing Hospital, located at 4500 Parsons Blvd, offers free glaucoma screenings every Monday from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm in the main lobby. Glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye‰Ûªs optic nerve and can ultimately result in vision loss and blindness. Everyone is at Read more about Free Glaucoma Screenings Offered at Flushing Hospital[…]

National Infant Immunization Week: Flushing Hospital Urges Parents to Keep Their Children Healthy

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 April 14, 2008 (Flushing, NY)– Flushing Hospital is using National Infant Immunization Week, April 19-26, to encourage all parents to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician if their child isn‰Ûªt up-to-date with their immunizations. ‰ÛÏEnsuring that children are fully immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases is the single most important way Read more about National Infant Immunization Week: Flushing Hospital Urges Parents to Keep Their Children Healthy[…]

Flushing Hospital Makes Healing a Sweet Deal by Using Honey for Wound Care

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 March 24, 2008 (Flushing, NY)– Frank Albrecht has had a stubborn, non-healing surgical wound on his right buttock for nearly two years. In that time, he‰Ûªs received several treatments, including VAC therapy‰ÛÓtwice, as well as several commonly-used specialty dressings‰ÛÓ and none of them have helped heal his wound. After Read more about Flushing Hospital Makes Healing a Sweet Deal by Using Honey for Wound Care[…]

Flushing Hospital Places Second for Infection Prevention Initiative, also Develops Skin Team

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 February 7, 2008 (Flushing, NY)– In an effort to decrease hospital acquired infections (HAIs) and pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, the Departments of Medicine, Nursing, and Infection Control at Flushing Hospital have decided to work together to ensure that hospitalized patients are receiving high quality care. Last Read more about Flushing Hospital Places Second for Infection Prevention Initiative, also Develops Skin Team[…]

Yale University Study Puts Flushing Hospital Ahead of the Rest First in Queens to Establish Centerin

Contact Information: Natifia Gaines (718) 206-6020 February 1, 2008 (Flushing, NY)– Flushing Hospital Medical Center has recently established the first ‰ÛÏCentering Pregnancy Program‰Û in Queens. The program replaces traditional well-visits with two-hour group sessions and helps to examine the impact of group versus individual prenatal care on birth weight and gestational age. It has made Read more about Yale University Study Puts Flushing Hospital Ahead of the Rest First in Queens to Establish Centerin[…]