Tag: lij-forest-hills-hospital

Queens couple of 40 years tie the knot in their hospital room as their dying wish


Apr. 3, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Sitting side by side in two hospital beds pushed together, Philip Baldi and Donna Johnson exchanged vows and rings at LIJ Forest Hills Hospital as their final wish.  The couple has been together for over 40 years, but never legally tied the knot despite their commitment. But after lengthy…
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‘We’re just getting started’: LIJ Forest Hills Hospital celebrates 70th anniversary

Aug. 4, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed To commemorate LIJ Forest Hills Hospital’s 70th anniversary, current and former staff held a celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 2, recalling memories through videos and speeches at the hospital which has been committed to meeting the health care needs of the Queens community.  A large two-tier cake with an aerial…
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LIJ Forest Hills Hospital to implement telehealth pilot program for burn patients

Jun. 30, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Forest Hills Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Hospital is implementing teleburn, a service that uses telehealth technology to allow emergency medicine doctors to conduct virtual consults with specialists at Staten Island University Hospital’s Regional Burn Center.  LIJ Forest Hills is the first Northwell hospital to use teleburn. In the coming weeks,…
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Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Hospital debuts new robot for orthopedic surgeries

Jun. 1, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Forest Hills Hospital officials and Congresswoman Grace Meng on Tuesday, May 30, unveiled the hospital’s new high-tech robot for orthopedic surgeries that will offer patients a minimally invasive alternative for hip, total knee and partial knee replacements.  The Stryker Mako SmartRobotics system was made possible…
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