Issues: Hospitals

Senate Acts To Protect Nurses From Violence

Legislation Raises Assault Penalty to Class C or D

January 25, 2010
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Census 2010 PSA

A public service announcement about the 2010 Census.

January 15, 2010
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Dr. Kronenberg Shows Senator DeFrancisco the Work Site for the New Crouse Hospital OR Suite.


Senator DeFrancisco visits with Dr. Kronenberg to see the start of the work site for their new OR Suite.

December 15, 2009
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Protecting Hospital Patients: Public Hearing Monday

(New York, NY)- New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair of the  Senate’s Committee on Health, and New York State Assembly Member Richard N. Gottfried, Chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Health, announced a joint hearing on improving patient safety in New York State to be held Monday, October 19, 2009, at 10:00 A.M.

October 16, 2009
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KEVIN GUEST HOUSE AWARDED LEGISLATIVE GRANT FROM SENATOR WILLIAM STACHOWSKI

Contact: Dennis KozuchPhone: 716.826.3344Email: Senstachowski@yahoo.com 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2009

KEVIN GUEST HOUSE AWARDED LEGISLATIVE GRANT FROM SENATOR WILLIAM STACHOWSKI

October 13, 2009
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Public Hearing: Joint Public Hearing on Improving Patient Safety in New York

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

 

October 19, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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October 2, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith Brings $600,000 In Funding To Support Far Rockaway Hospital

(New York, NY)- Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith presented a $600,000 capital funding allocation to Peninsula Hospital Center for the Hospital Center’s new Cancer Center and specifically, the acquisition of state-of-the-art medical equipment to enhance the services provided by its radiation oncology department.

September 28, 2009
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Announcement of Joint Public Hearing on Improving Patient Safety in New York

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

 

September 28, 2009
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September 28, 2009
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Hospital Closure Planning Act

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 10, 2009

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY ANNOUNCES THE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION THAT ENACTS THE HOSPITAL CLOSURE PLANNING ACT

Legislation requires commissioner of health to hold a hearing within 30 days on the impact a hospital closure would have on its service area

September 9, 2009
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School’s open — and so are these clinics

Feature article in The Brooklyn Paper

By Mike McLaughlin

Endangered health clinics in four public schools will be open when students return to class today, thanks to an emergency infusion of cash from the state government.

The four clinics located in elementary and middle schools in Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill and Park Slope are run by Long Island College Hospital, which said it had to close the centers because they lose $300,000 per year.

September 8, 2009
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LICH-run kids clinics saved: Parent outrage forces Albany to kick in 300G to avoid closures

Feature article in the Daily News

By Erin Durkin

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 5:41 PMFour school health clinics run by embattled Long Island College Hospital got a shot in the arm last week as state officials announced a deal to keep them open this school year.

Cash-strapped LICH closed the clinics, which serve six Brooklyn public schools, this summer to save $300,000 a year.

September 7, 2009
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Gotham Gazette: Duane Calls for Hearings on Hospital Incident Reporting

July 27, 2009

Sen. Thomas Duane will use his position as chair of the Senate Health Committee to hold  hearings across the state “to better understand what is working well in our hospitals, and what contributes to the breakdown in our mandatory reporting system.”

July 26, 2009
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7/16/2009: Medisys Health Network

(Left) Former Senator Fred Orenstein, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky-16th SD, Senator Shirley L. Huntley-10th SD, Bruce Flanz, Medisys Executive Vice President and David Rosen, Medisys President & CEO are happy that S. 5562-B passed. This bill would allow Brookdale and Jamaica Hospital to refinance

July 15, 2009
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1/24/2009: Senator Huntley speaking at St. John's Hospital Rally

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) joins the rally to stop against the closing of Mary Immaculate Hospital

January 24, 2009
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