Every year, hundreds of employees from HHC public hospitals in New York City participate in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, raising thousands of dollars for the cause. Here is a story of Marie Chang, HHC Elmhurst Hospital Center employee and a breast cancer survivor.
The biggest municipal health care system in the nation, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation is considered the leader in patient safety and innovation. Watch these videos to find out how we're using TeamSTEPPS, Just Culture, and Breakthrough to continuously improve patient safety and increase teamwork to provide better care for the New York City residents.
Many people with 9/11-related illnesses still go untreated. HHC World Trade Center Environmental Health Center offers healthcare at little or no out-of-pocket cost to first responders, area residents, volunteers, and children.