PAGNY’s Dr. Nora Bergasa, Chief of Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, Receives 2017 Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award

For more information, contact: Katherine Kreutz, PAGNY |646-714-2136| kreutzk@pagny.org PAGNY’s Dr. Nora V. Bergasa, Chief of the Department of Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, has been named the winner of the 2017 Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award. The award recognizes an innovator in the development of new modes of diagnosis, treatment and care […]



Focus on Research

PAGNY has established a Health and Research Foundation, a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization, to further facilitate the long-standing commitment of our physicians to conduct research that enhances the delivery of care to the community served by NYC Health + Hospitals. The Foundation will seek grant opportunities, and conduct biomedical and health services research. The […]



Five PAGNY Doctors Honored by the Harlem Fine Arts Show

Five PAGNY doctors have been honored by the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) for their professional excellence, their contributions to the field of medicine and their efforts to groom the next generation of medical professionals. The Harlem Fine Arts Show is a multi-city traveling exhibition of contemporary paintings, sculpture and photography featuring art from the […]





New Education Requirements for Prescribers of Controlled Substances

New York State now requires all prescribers of controlled substances to complete at least three hours of mandatory prescriber education by July 1st. The course work or training may be live or online and must include the following eight topics: New York State and federal requirements for prescribing controlled substances Pain management Appropriate prescribing Managing […]



NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Implements Epic System to Improve Patient Care and Safety

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island has become the first PAGNY-affiliated hospital to adopt the Epic electronic medical records system, which is aimed at improving patient care and patient safety. Epic Systems Corp. offers software that is widely used by hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, hospices and individual patients to help improve outcomes and enhance quality care. […]





Grant Opportunities

PAGNY is committed to promoting scholarly activities and enhancing faculty participation in biomedical research. Here is a link to the website of the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration that lists upcoming grant opportunities. And here is a link to the Fiscal Year 2017 Grants Bulletin issued by the Bureau of Health Workforce. Here is […]



PAGNY and NYC H+H Expand Co-Branding Campaign with Signage at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

The co-branding campaign launched by PAGNY and New York City Health + Hospitals was expanded last month to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi with banners and digital displays. The campaign reaffirms the extraordinary collaboration between the two organizations to provide superior healthcare to millions of New Yorkers. The displays at Jacobi are unique because they feature […]