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Feeding Brooklyn frontline medical workers: Charity with most impact happens close to home

April 30 | Editorial Staff

The nonprofit organization Downtown Brooklyn Partnership announced today that, in less than a week, it has surpassed its initial goal of raising $25,000 to buy meals from local restaurants for frontline workers at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. DBP is partnering with Myrtle Avenue, Atlantic Avenue, and Montague Street BIDs on an ongoing initiative to support […]

Attending Physician of Internal Medicine at Brooklyn Hospital Center Dr. Sam Amirfar demonstrates telemedicine in the facility’s new command center. The hospital promoted the new center as a way to pre-screen patients for COVID-19 without having them come to the facility. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Brooklyn Hospital hopes technology can keep waiting rooms clear during the coronavirus crisis

March 19 | Paul Frangipane

Brooklyn Hospital Center unveiled a new telemedicine command center inside their Fort Greene facility on Thursday that health care professionals and the borough president hope will help reduce the number of patients in the hospital amid the coronavirus pandemic. The center is a room filled with computers set up to allow doctors to perform electronic […]

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