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News Posted in 2012

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has named Marie Flordeliza, MHA, BSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, to the position of Chief Clinical Officer.
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has named Albert J. Strojan III, DO, Director of Medical Education, Osteopathic Programs. Dr. Strojan will be responsible for the administrative and clinical aspects of the osteopathic medicine graduate medical education programs, which train 90 residents yearly. The program includes residency training in Dermatology, Family Practice, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Surgery and a Rotating Internship.
The Development Board of St. John's Episcopal Hospital presented Hospital administration with a check for $250,000 on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. The donation is the final payment on a recent Development Board pledge of $450,000 for the renovation of St. John's Emergency Department.
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder today announced they helped secure an additional 24 Medicare-funded, resident physician slots for St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway. Federal law limits the number of Medicare-funded resident slots at hospitals across the country, but Far Rockaway became eligible for additional slots following recent hospital closures in New York. The slots will allow Medicare to fund additional physicians to train at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, ensuring that Queens and Nassau Counties have access to highly-qualified physicians in the face of physician shortages throughout the state. In the next round of closed slot awards, the hospital plans to seek additional slots and believes they meet the criteria and have the high demand for additional positions.
St. John's Episcopal Hospital is extending its post-graduate training program in podiatry to include Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre, NY. Under the leadership of Lloyd Bardfeld, DPM, Chief of Podiatric Surgery at St. John's, and Director of Podiatric Training Program, eight podiatry residents will train at Mercy Medical Center.
St. John's Episcopal Hospital held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the renovated Admitting Department on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Nelson Toebbe, Chief Executive Officer, St. John's, and Sheldon Genack, MD, Chief of Otolaryngology, St. John's
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has received news of a forthcoming grant of $5,357,680 from New York State’s Health Care Efficiency and Affordability Law (HEAL NY), announced Nelson E. Toebbe, Chief Executive Officer, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital.
St. John's Episcopal Hospital has cancelled all elective surgeries and outpatient services for Monday, October 29 ,2012. This includes Ambulatory Care Center, Wound Care Center, radiology, dialysis and mental health outpatient visits.
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​St. John's Episcopal Hospital continues to remain operational as it has throughout the storm and its aftermath. The Hospital continues to be at full capacity, meeting patient needs under challenging conditions. It is operating under its Emergency Operations Plans because it is still reliant upon emergency backup generators. Staff continues to work, despite personal losses of homes, cars, electricity, transportation, and fuel, demonstrating incredible commitment and dedication.
Since Hurricane Sandy hit on Monday, October 29, 2012, and throughout its aftermath, St. John's Episcopal Hospital has remained operational. It met the varied needs of patients and community, despite the enormous challenges of lack of electricity throughout the area, transportation and services. Power was restored to the Hospital on Friday, November 9, 2012, at 11:30 pm but much of the Rockaways continues to be without electricity. Staff continued to work throughout, some for two to three shifts at a time during those critical hours, many with no homes to return to, cars washed away, and lacking transportation and utilities.

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