The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) received the highest grade “A” for patient safety from the prestigious Leapfrog Group. TBHC is one of only two hospitals in all of New York City to get an “A” and is the only A-rated hospital in Brooklyn. In fact, only about 8% of hospitals in the entire State of New York received this highest grade.
October 15, 2018
BP Adams and TBHC Announce Clergy Healthy Lifestyle Challenge
Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and The Brooklyn Hospital group of Brooklyn clergy announced the Clergy Healthy Lifestyle Challenge, a 12-week program that began this month with the goal of involving faith leaders in a healthy lifestyle program that will provide tools to get healthier and, in turn, spread the word — and the guidelines they learn — to their communities.
October 2, 2018
Designer, Writer, Dancer, Orthopaedic Patient
At age 77, Park Slope, Brooklyn resident Elspeth Macdonald is dancing again. Seven years ago, this designer, teacher and writer walked with pain. “I knew I needed a knee replacement in 2010,” Ms. Macdonald says. “But I was scared, and the orthopaedic surgeon I saw at another hospital was terse and did little to put me at ease.” So, she waited. Then last year, when she could wait no longer, her acupuncturist told her, “Go to Dr. Joseph Fetto at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.”
September 19, 2018
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Holds Annual Successful Heath Fair
Scores of local residents were treated to free health screenings, medical information, face painting, music and fun at The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s (TBHC) annual Saturday in the ParkCommunity Health Fair held in Brooklyn’s historic Fort Greene Park on September 15.
September 4, 2018
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Launches Epic Electronic Medical Record
The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) launched Epic in its ambulatory care network sites. Epic is the most widely-used and comprehensive electronic health records system and provides a platform for integrated care to ensure patients have convenient digital access to their health information.