Bellevue Hospital Center http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31132/all en New York's Bellevue Hospital resumes services after Sandy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/new-yorks-bellevue-hospital-resumes-services-after-sandy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) - More than three months after Superstorm Sandy forced Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital Center to evacuate 500 patients and shut down one of the busiest emergency rooms in the city, the hospital reopened for normal operations on Thursday.</p> <p>Bellevue, located near the East River, was evacuated on Oct. 31 when its basement - which housed electrical switching gear and other equipment critical to the hospital's operations - took in millions of gallons of water. It was the hospital's first evacuation in its 276-year history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/new-yorks-bellevue-hospital-resumes-services-after-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bellevue Hospital Center Disaster New York City New York University Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:45:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749247 at http://www.globalpost.com NY fights reopening of hospital damaged by Sandy, says facility has long been bleeding money http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130725/ny-fights-reopening-hospital-damaged-sandy-says-facility-has <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONG BEACH, N.Y. - Officials at the last hospital still closed after Superstorm Sandy are engaged in a nasty public feud with the state Health Department, which says the facility has been bleeding money for years and should merge with its closest competitor if it wants to continue providing health services.</p> <p>Meanwhile, residents in Long Beach, a suburban city of 33,000 just outside New York City, have collected 11,000 signatures for a petition demanding a resolution. Hospital officials plan to meet with state Health Department officials Friday in an attempt to broker a truce.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130725/ny-fights-reopening-hospital-damaged-sandy-says-facility-has" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bellevue Hospital Center Health Labor Long Beach Medical Center New York University Social Issues The Canadian Press Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:06:44 +0000 The Canadian Press 5893764 at http://www.globalpost.com