University of Rochester Medical Center

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    October 16, 2014

    New York Health Commissioner's Ebola Plan? Purell

    New York State's acting health commissioner has a couple easy tips for people afraid of Ebola: Clean your hands and get a flu shot. "The symptoms of many viral illnesses, they always begin the same," said Dr. Howard Zucker, at a press conference convened today by Governor Andrew Cuomo to discuss h ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012
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    September 4, 2011

    Mistake-Prone New York Hospitals Feature in State Watch List

    ​A state list of hospitals that made potentially deadly safety mistakes features New York City facilities, the Post reports. The report, which uses 2009 data, cited an incident where doctors gave a patient the wrong blood transfusion at Jamaica Hospital. It also found 18 area hospitals that mi ... More >>