Shuan Sim

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City's mental health crisis response pilot set to expand after promising start

The city's pilot program to dispatch social workers to address mental health calls instead of the police is ready to expand following a...

Hochul announces Covid booster mandate for health care workers

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a Covid vaccine booster mandate for health care workers in her Friday briefing. Employees will need to receive a booster...

Tribeca addiction services center to expand in $4.5M revamp

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is transforming its Tribeca facility to expand its substance-use disorder and mental health offerings, it announced Monday. The...

Q&A with Assemblyman Gottfried: ‘Hope to do some real traveling once I'm retired'

Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, whose career as a lawmaker stretches decades, announced Monday that he will retire next year and not seek re-election. Gottfried,...

City health players optimistic about HIV outlook but note challenges with future access to care

New York City's HIV rates achieved a new milestone, according to city data released Dec. 1 to coincide with World AIDS Day. Health...

Health care affordability is tied to accessibility, physician group CEO says

Dr. Richard Becker became CEO of the nonprofit Physician Affiliate Group of New York in September, but his experience in making health care...

NYU Langone, Long Island Community merger gets state's OK

The state Department of Health's Public Health and Health Planning Council on Thursday gave contingent approval for Long Island Community Hospital's merger with NYU...

Here's what the health care industry gets from Build Back Better

The Build Back Better Act, a roughly $1.8 trillion social spending and climate package, passed the House of Representatives Friday, and local health...

Medicare premiums tick upward

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Friday announced the new premium rates for Part B coverage—outpatient visits and durable equipment—that outlined...

Oscar Health's net loss widens in Q3 despite improved revenue

Even as insurance and technology services company Oscar Health saw increased membership and revenue from premiums in the third quarter, its losses widened, driven by...

Swiss medical device developer establishes Americas HQ at Brooklyn Army Terminal

RegenLab USA, which manufactures devices for the production of regenerative cell therapy, on Monday opened its research and manufacturing lab at Brooklyn Army...

HSS adopts Clear's vaccination pass for expedited entry

Hospital for Special Surgery has officially adopted the use of a screening platform for patients to provide proof of vaccination that's run by Clear,...

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