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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 […]

BAM to host annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17 | Meaghan McGoldrick

The Brooklyn Academy of Music will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at its 34th annual tribute to the historic civil rights activist. A BAM tradition since 1990, the celebration is New York City’s largest public tribute to King’s life and vision, according to the Brooklyn institution. BAM President Katy […]

Jenna Hospedales, 14, disappeared after school at Brooklyn Tech last Thursday and hasn’t been seen since. Photo: NYPD

Missing Brooklyn Tech student, 14, found (Updated)

January 14 | Mary Frost

Update (Jan. 15 at 9:56 a.m.): The teen was found on Tuesday and safely returned home, according to police. Original article: Police and family members are searching for a 14-year-old Brooklyn Technical High School student missing since entering a subway station after school last week. Jenna Hospedales was last seen at about 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. […]

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