Workers at North General Hospital in Harlem protested plans Friday to replace the site with a Federally Qualified Health Care facility.
Starting next week, the 200-bed hospital will become a government-subsidized walk-in clinic, with long-term acute care and an urgent care facility, but with no emergency room. Continue reading
Critically ill ICU patients at a hospital in Harlem were four times more likely to get a deadly blood infection than the average ICU patient nationwide, a new study shows.
The Consumer Reports Hospital Ratings study, released Tuesday, says North General Hospital’s so-called central line infection rate was 394% worse than the national average – and the worst in the city. Continue reading