December 13, 2018
TBHC Champions and Visionaries
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, one of its leading physician leaders, and one of its excellent nurse managers all figured prominently at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle’s Champions and Visionaries of Healthcare event at Dyker Beach Golf Club. A central message of the evening was that no one has to cross a bridge or go through a tunnel to seek the finest healthcare available.
November 8, 2018
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Earns Leapfrog Patient Safety Grade “A”
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.”