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MISSION: To Provide superior service to our patients and our community in a caring environment.

VISION: To be the highest quality, most cost effective healthcare provider, responsive and sensitive to all.


2013 Fact Sheet


    2012 Snapshot:

  • Flushing Hospital is a 293-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital.
  • 44,242 patients were treated in FHMC’s Emergency Department.
  • 39,200 patients were seen in the hospital’s Ambulatory Care Center.
  • 2,836 deliveries were performed at Flushing Hospital.

Profile:

  • Founded in 1884, Flushing Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) is Queens’ first hospital. It is located in one of the most ethnically diverse and prosperous populations in all of the U.S.

  • FHMC operates a full service Emergency Department that consists of separate adult and pediatric units. The facility is also a 911 receiving hospital, a NYS designated stroke center, and a NYC Hypothermia/Cardiac Destination Facility.

  • FHMC’s Department of Psychiatry offers a wide array of mental health and addiction services to the community. The department consists of an 18-bed Acute Care Inpatient Unit, a 30-bed medically-managed Chemical Dependency Unit, an Outpatient Mental Health clinic, the “Reflections” Chemical Dependency clinic, and a Consultation-Liaison Service.

  • FHMC’s on-site Ambulatory Care Center has over 40 general and specialty clinics, including Internal and Pediatric Medicine, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, OB/GYN, Dentistry, and Mental Health, to name a few. An expansion of the Ambulatory Care Center is scheduled in 2013.

  • FHMC has an inpatient Geriatric Medical Unit. This 20-bed unit serves the many needs of the older adult community by providing patients with highly qualified geriatric specialists.

  • The Wound Care Center at FHMC is an eight-bed outpatient center designed to treat and heal patients in need of wound care. The center provides the most advanced treatment for chronic or non-healing wounds and helps patients heal quicker, avoid amputation, and improve their overall quality of life.

  • FHMC’s Department of OB/GYN has eight ultra-modern and spacious Labor Delivery & Recovery suites. In addition to its OB/GYN services, the department also offers gynecological oncology services to treat all gynecologic malignancies, including laparoscopic surgery.

  • FHMC’s expanded Cardiology Department provides enhanced inpatient and outpatient testing. With the addition of state-of the art equipment and staff, the Cardiology Department now provides a wider variety of services and advanced testing with better diagnosis and quicker results for both the inpatient and outpatient services.

  • The hospital, in collaboration with Hospice of New York, opened the Maureen Russo Hospice Unit, a four-bed unit dedicated to providing medical care and comfort care services to patients during their end of life.

  • The Radiology Department offers a variety of imaging services in its newly renovated and comfortable facilities including mammography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, high speed, low-dose CT scanning, vascular laboratory, diagnostic X-ray, and interventional radiology. The department also boasts a MRI Suite, which features an open bore MRI system.

  • With a comprehensive range of services and broad range of subspecialties, FHMC’s Department of Pediatrics provides expert care for acute and chronic illnesses in infants, children, and young adults. The department’s specialty areas and services include a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as well as a newborn nursery, and an infant apnea monitoring program for infants at risk for sudden infant death.

  • The Community Affairs Department partners with local schools, houses of worship, senior centers, and other community based organizations to promote health awareness. In 2012, the department participated at over 50 community events, where staff provided a variety of health screenings. In addition to a community health e-newsletter, health literature on a variety of topics is also distributed at all community events.

  • President and CEO: Bruce J. Flanz

    Executive Vice President, CFO: Mounir F. Doss

    Executive Vice President and COO: Robert V. Levine

    Public Affairs:
    (Contact) (718) 206-6020


     

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