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Washington Heights »

Dr. Oz, NY Presbyterian Announce City's First Hospital 'Hackathon'

The hospital is seeking ideas on software and apps to improve the patient experience.

Bed-Stuy »

Theater Company Becomes a Prominent Voice for Interfaith Hospital

New Brooklyn Theater's 'The Death of Bessie Smith' helped raise awareness for Interfaith.

Bed-Stuy »

Interfaith Needs to Remain a Full-Service Hospital, Supporters Say

Supporters want Interfaith to remain full-service despite the governor's plan to alter hospitals.

Bed-Stuy »

Harry Belafonte to Speak at Play Inside Interfaith Medical Center

The legendary performer and activist will speak at a performance of "The Death of Bessie Smith."

Financial District »

VIDEO: New Yorkers Divided as Obamacare Gears Up For Launch

DNAinfo New York talked with locals about their fears, hopes and concerns about Obamacare.

Corona »

Queens and Bronx Lose Their City Immunization Clinics

The Health Department plans to close the walk-in clinic in Corona at the end of the month.

Bed-Stuy »

Critics Say Sharpton, Foy Playing Politics With Bed-Stuy Hospital Rallies

The rallies are really for Kirsten John Foy and the National Action Network, critics say.

Bed-Stuy »

Al Sharpton's National Action Network Expands to Three Chapters in Brooklyn

The National Action Network now has Brooklyn east, south and central chapters.

Jamaica »

New Health Care Center Set to Open in Jamaica

A new health care clinic on 161st Street will offer a variety of family medical services.

Midtown & Theater District »

Mixed Martial Arts Foe Launches Bill to Create Fighters' Health Care Fund

Though pro MMA fights aren't legal in NY, promoters could be forced to pay for fighters' health care.

Bed-Stuy »

Supporters of Troubled Hospital Set to Rally on 'Obamacare' Anniversary

Advocates say that Interfaith Hospital is in danger of losing vital services.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Hairdresser Raises Money for Her Own Gender Surgery

Bryn Kelly has started a campaign to raise money for her own gender-confirming surgery.

Lenox Hill »

Lenox Hill Hospital Nurses Vote to Strike If Demands Not Met

Lenox Hill Hospital nurses could go on strike as early as Nov. 1 if contract negotiations fall apart.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Bloomberg Willing to Work for Either Party in White House

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would consider serving either party in the White House.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Wyckoff Heights Hospital Slated to Merge with Two Other Hospitals

Wyckoff Heights Hospital, which Bushwick residents say fills a crucial need, is moving closer to closure.

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