Tag Archives: Focus

Northwell Health, NYC Health + Hospitals open new $47.7 million joint lab to help hospitals focus on emergency testing, cut costs

Michael Dowling with the Northwell Health Labs team at the opening of a $ 47.7 million shared, centralized laboratory in Little Neck, Queens. Credit Northwell Health. A joint project between the largest private employer in New York State, Northwell Health, and NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country, came to… Read More »

The measles outbreak, media imagery, and the thoughtful focus of fear

A rapidly escalating measles outbreak near Portland, OR has led local health officials to declare a public health emergency, with 44 confirmed cases, almost all in unimmunized children. Meanwhile, New York and New Jersey have been facing a similar crisis over the past few months, with over 200 confirmed cases of the measles tearing through… Read More »