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News Archive '09

Too Much of a Bad Thing: TBHC Press Conference Targets Brooklyn’s Diabetes Epidemic

December 17, 2009
Diabetes and New York City don’t get along together. More than a third of the city’s adult population either has diabetes or prediabetes (imminent risk of diabetes). The situation’s even worse in Brooklyn, says Dr. Richard Becker, MD, president and CEO of The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Read more >

Wellness for Life -- A Brand New Season at TBHC

September 16, 2009
Wherever you stand on the ongoing healthcare debate, one thing almost everyone agrees on is that keeping people healthy is a far better option than treating them after they’ve become seriously ill Read more >

Twenty-First Century Health Sciences Library Launched

September 14, 2009
The Brooklyn Hospital Center opened the doors this summer on a new state-of-the-art Health Sciences Information Library, a move which represents a major step forward for the Center’s Graduate Medical Education program. Read more >

TBHC Opens New Family Center for Brooklyn's Residents

July 30, 2009
The upgraded facility will let TBHC educate an additional two Family Medicine residents each year.A new beginning. On July 9, 2009, The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s president & CEO Dr. Richard B. Becker cut the ribbon on the newly redesigned La Providencia Family Medicine Center. Read more >

Lights! Camera! Health Care!

July 24, 2009
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Celebrates 24th Annual Founders Ball, Hollywood styleWith all things Hollywood as its theme, The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation held its 24th annual Founders Ball this June at Brooklyn’s own Steiner Studios, the same location where several major motion pictures were filmed including Spiderman 3 and Inside Man. Read more >

New Simulation Laboratory Equals Real Gains for The Brooklyn Hospital Center

July 14, 2009
The same question pops into the mind of nearly every patient being treated by a young doctor or surgeon: How many times has he or she performed this procedure? Could I be the first? Though medical residency education has always been structured so that you are never in fact “the first,” new simulation technologies have come online that provide residents and student nurses with more—and more varied—clinical experience than was ever thought possible, all before ever seeing a single patient. Read more >

Creating The Paperless Paper Trail with Electronic Medical Records

July 13, 2009
This spring, The Brooklyn Hospital Center began implementing a comprehensive Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system that will make patient care an almost entirely paperless process. Read more >

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