Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Revamps Ambulatory Surgery Unit

When deciding a place to have an ambulatory surgery procedure, one of the most important things to consider is the clinical environment. Many Ambulatory Surgery Units do not place enough importance on the overall patient experience, but Jamaica Hospital Medical Center has totally reimagined their ASU with an emphasis on meeting every patient need. Recent Read more about Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Revamps Ambulatory Surgery Unit[…]

March of Dimes Healthy Babies are Worth the Waitå¨ Community Program Launches at Jamaica Hospital Me

The March of Dimes celebrated the launch of its Queens Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait community program on July 16th at York College, CUNY. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and Elmhurst Hospital Center have been chosen as the official hospital sites to implement the program, which aims to prevent preterm birth. The Queens Healthy Babies Read more about March of Dimes Healthy Babies are Worth the Waitå¨ Community Program Launches at Jamaica Hospital Me[…]

NYPD and Jamaica Hospital Trauma Division Collaborate To Reduce Accidents Caused By Dangerous Drivin

WHO: New York City Police Department NYPD and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center WHAT: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and in an effort to reduce traffic deaths and injuries; Jamaica Hospital, NYPD Chief Tom Chan of the Transportation Bureau and Queens local 102, 107 and 113 precincts will be hosting a community outreach event to Read more about NYPD and Jamaica Hospital Trauma Division Collaborate To Reduce Accidents Caused By Dangerous Drivin[…]

Jamaica Hospital, LiveOnNY and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Collaborate to Raise Awareness

WHO: Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, LiveOnNY and special guest Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. WHAT: A special flag raising ceremony to raise awareness and promote organ donation. During the event past organ donor recipients will speak and Jamaica Hospital will host an enrollment drive to register members of the community to the New York State Read more about Jamaica Hospital, LiveOnNY and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Collaborate to Raise Awareness[…]

New Ophthalmology Center Opens at Jamaica Hospital

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is excited to announce the opening of a state of the art, comprehensive Ophthalmology Center, the latest addition to TJH the multi-specialty physician group affiliated with the hospital. The new center will be located in the Axel Building on the Jamaica Hospital campus. The Ophthalmology Center is 3,500 square feet and Read more about New Ophthalmology Center Opens at Jamaica Hospital[…]

Jamaica Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit and Reception in Celebration of Creative Arts Therapy Week

March 12, 2015 (Jamaica, NY) ‰ÛÓ Jamaica Hospital Medical Center will be raising awareness on the importance of utilizing art in the treatment of mental illnesses and celebrating National Creative Arts Therapy Week by displaying the anonymous works of patients. The reception takes place on March 16th 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Read more about Jamaica Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit and Reception in Celebration of Creative Arts Therapy Week[…]

This Year‰Ûªs Flu Season May Be Deadly ‰ÛÒWhat You Can Do to Protect Loved Ones

This Year‰Ûªs Flu Season May Be Deadly ‰ÛÒWhat You Can Do to Protect Loved Ones January 12, 2015 (Jamaica, NY)-The flu season began earlier than anticipated this year and it is being reported that 43 states have experienced high or widespread flu activity. There are several indications that young children, the elderly and those with Read more about This Year‰Ûªs Flu Season May Be Deadly ‰ÛÒWhat You Can Do to Protect Loved Ones[…]

The Gift of Sight For One Teen This Holiday

December 19, 2014 (Jamaica, NY)-Stephanie Ghirardi noticed her 15 year old son Dorian Fernandez kept bumping into walls, was unable to play his favorite video games and falling over clearly visible objects. Her mother‰Ûªs intuition kicked in- she brought Dorian who is afflicted with Asperger‰Ûªs Syndrome to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where she learned he Read more about The Gift of Sight For One Teen This Holiday[…]

If Your Baby is Not Latching On; It Could be Tongue-Tie

One of the most intimate moments shared between mother and baby is during breastfeeding. If the infant does not latch on to the mother‰Ûªs breast or if she is experiencing pain during breastfeeding, it might be due to a condition called ankyloglossia, otherwise known as tongue tie. Tongue tie is a congenital condition which occurs Read more about If Your Baby is Not Latching On; It Could be Tongue-Tie[…]