FEATURED STORY

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Major Improvements at Harlem Hospital's Emergency Department under Dr. Rajesh Verma

Dr. Rajesh Verma, Chair of Emergency Department, Harlem Hospital Center.

There have been major improvements at Harlem Hospital's Emergency Department since Dr. Rajesh Verma was appointed Chair of the Emergency Department last year. Dr. Verma's changes have enhanced patient care and outcomes and enhanced staff satisfaction... Read more...

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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PAGNY Participates in NYC Marathon

PAGNY medical professionals, primarily from Lincoln's Emergency Medicine Department, volunteered their time and expertise to help runners of the NYC Marathon on Nov. 1. In addition, two members of the PAGNY family—PAGNY CEO Dr. Luis R. Marcos... Read more...

AWARDS

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Three PAGNY Affiliated Facilities Receive Commendations

The Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) has named Harlem Hospital the recipient of its 2015 award for Excellence in Patient Safety & Quality. In addition, NEBGH commended Coney Island Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital for receiving an "A" in its Hospital Safety Score... Read more...

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE @ PAGNY

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PAGNY Welcomes 2 New Directors of Affiliation

PAGNY announced that Richard E. Schriner and Bhaskar Sahni were named Directors of Affiliation on November 23rd:

Richard E. Schriner
Director of Affiliation | Harlem Hospital Center
Richard E. Schriner has been promoted to Director of Affiliation at Harlem Hospital Center. Previously, he was the Human Resources Director for PAGNY at Harlem Hospital, where he gained extensive experience in recruiting, employee/management relations, contract negotiations, union grievance resolutions, and training programs. He is committed... Read more...
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Bhaskar Sahni
Director of Affiliation | Lincoln Medical Center
Bhaskar Sahni, formerly of Phycare Solutions in the Bronx, has joined the PAGNY family as the Director of Affiliation at Lincoln Medical Center. A seasoned professional with more than eight years of healthcare experience, Mr. Sahni is skilled in revenue cycle management, operations and financial analysis and has a wide range of expertise from both a professional and creative perspective. As the Manager of Operations for Phycare Solutions, Mr. Sahni helped increase revenue at... Read more...

TRAINING, RESEARCH & EDUCATION

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Lincoln Doctors Present on HIV in Adolescents at Black Women's Organization

Left to Right: Andrea Hoye, 1st VP of NY Downstate (Business Professional Women Club), Joetta Brown, Asst to the Governor, Dr. Beryl Dorsett, International District Governor, Dr. Julie NagPal, Chief of Adolescent Medicine, LMC, Frances Rice, Adult Nurse Practitioner, LMC and Dr. Monique Collier-Nickles, Chief of Adolescent Medicine, LMC

Three PAGNY professionals from Lincoln Medical Center gave presentations October 12th to the International Affairs division of National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. The presentations were made at the organization’s annual “Empowerment through Leadership, Communication, Education and Health Initiatives” event at the National Black Theatre in Harlem... Read more...

Message from Jane D. Zimmerman, Ph.D.
PAGNY Chief Communications Officer

I would like to take a moment as we approach the holidays to thank everyone in the PAGNY family for the help you have given me and my staff in preparing the PAGNY Advance each month. This e-newsletter tells the story of the many achievements and accomplishments of the doctors, medical professionals and administrators who make up PAGNY. Every month, I am impressed at the breadth of knowledge and dedication of the PAGNY members. We were proud to note these milestones in our pages over the last year and I am sure there will be many more to come in the years ahead.

I also would like to send my warmest wishes to you and your family for a cheerful holiday season and prosperous New Year.

To everyone's good health!

As always, if you have any news that you’d like to share with your colleagues, please let us know, and we'll include it in a future edition of The PAGNY Advance.

Click here to email us at: advance@pagny.org

Positively,
Jane

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