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Nurses from Episcopal Health Services honored at 1199SEIU Nurse of Distinction awards


Jun. 4, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Episcopal Health Services, located on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, shone brightly at the 1199SEIU (United Healthcare Workers East) Nurse of Distinction Awards on May 10. Dr. Gloria Otoo and Jonas Moriah from St. John’s Episcopal Hospital were honored with top awards, highlighting their exceptional contributions to healthcare. Dr….
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St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway breaks ground on new LDRP unit, boosting maternal and infant health services


May. 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, a Far Rockaway branch of Episcopal Health Services (EHS), celebrated a major advancement in maternal and infant health on Friday, May 17, with the groundbreaking of its new Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum (LDRP) unit. This significant development is part of EHS’ ongoing effort to…
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Episcopal Health Services’ new CEO initiates series of meet-and-greets to engage with team members across facilities


May. 2, 2024 By QNS News Team In an effort to strengthen connections and ensure alignment with the organization’s mission, the new CEO of Episcopal Health Services (EHS), Dr. Donald T. Morrish, MD, MMM, has launched a comprehensive series of meet-and-greets with team members throughout the health system. This initiative took place over the first…
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Episcopal Health Services celebrates World Kidney Day with community health event

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Mar. 26, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Episcopal Health Services (EHS) successfully hosted an educational event in honor of World Kidney Day at their Clinical Learning Center in Far Rockaway on Mar. 19, drawing attention to kidney health and chronic kidney disease. The event aimed to enlighten the community on the critical importance of maintaining kidney health and the potential risks associated with chronic kidney disease. The day was highlighted by several talks, including an engaging discussion on dialysis led by Dr. Rajbir Chopra, a renowned Nephrologist from St. John’s Medical Group. Additionally, registered nurses Carolyn Walkes and Latoya Maragh provided…
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Episcopal Health Services launches centering pregnancy program in the Rockaways

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Jan. 18, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Episcopal Health Services (EHS) has unveiled a pioneering Centering Pregnancy program, marking a significant milestone in the Rockaways‘ healthcare landscape. This groundbreaking initiative, integrated into the Obstetrics and Gynecology department at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital at 327 Beach 19th St., offers comprehensive prenatal care and childbirth education to expectant mothers. The Centering Pregnancy program groups expectant mothers by their gestational period, allowing them to attend provider-led meetings that cover various wellness topics. This approach fosters mutual support and a strong sense of community among participants. According to the Centering Healthcare Institute, the program has…
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St. John’s Episcopal unveils new ambulatory clinic


Jan. 10, 2024 By Ethan Marshall St. John’s Episcopal Hospital unveiled its new ambulatory clinic on Monday that is located inside its four-story clinical learning center at 19-09 Plainview Ave. in Far Rockaway. The new clinic allows for the ambulatory practices to be moved outside of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital at 327 Beach 19th St. and into a state-of-the-art medical practice. At the same time, the center is located just across the street from the hospital, allowing patients access to an array of hospital practitioners. According to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Donald…
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DOH commissioner visits St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway


Dec. 8, 2023 By Ethan Marshall New York State Department of Health Commissioner James McDonald, M.D., M.P.H., paid a visit to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway Tuesday, Dec. 5. He was greeted by Queens leaders, as well as leaders from the hospital, and taken on a tour of the hospital’s many locations and amenities. This included a view of the areas currently being rebuilt, like the 11th floor of the hospital, which was damaged by a fire in September 2021. Other stops of the tour included the hospital’s Emergency Department, new Clinical Learning Center and the upcoming Ambulatory…
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St. John’s Episcopal Hospital achieves Age-Friendly Health System Level 2 designation


Nov. 6, 2023 By Nevine Salameh In a significant milestone, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, a 257-bed facility in Far Rockaway that provides emergency and ambulatory care, has proudly achieved a Level 2 designation as an Age-Friendly Health System, a recognition by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, certifying the hospital’s dedication to providing high-quality care for…
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St. John’s ICARE Foundation hosts annual community and back-to-school wellness event

Sep. 4, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The St. John’s ICARE Foundation hosted its seventh annual community and back-to-school wellness event Aug. 18 at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. The event was attended by students, parents, community members, healthcare organizations and elected officials. Through the community and back-to-school wellness event, kids received new backpacks filled with notebooks,…
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