New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Doctors Council SEIU, a Union for Doctors, Partner on an Unique Effort to Improve the Quality of Care and the Patient Experience in the Nation’s Largest Public Hospital System

Media Contact: Karen Imas, Connelly, McLaughlin & Woloz kimas@cmw-newyork.com 212-437-7373 AND Ian Michaels Ian.michaels@nychhc.org 212-788-3339  For Immediate Release New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Doctors Council SEIU, a Union for Doctors, Partner on an Unique Effort… Read More

Doctors Union and Hospital Management in New York City’s Public Hospital System Launch a Unique Collaborative Body to Improve Patient Care

Contacts: Karen Imas Connelly, McLaughlin & Woloz kimas@cmw-newyork.com 212-437-7373 and Ian Michaels NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation Ian.Michaels@nychhc.org  212-788-3339 Doctors Union and Hospital Management in New York City’s Public Hospital System Launch a Unique Collaborative Body to Improve… Read More

Community Coalition Holds Bake Sale to Keep John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Pediatric Services Open

For Immediate Release October 6, 2015 Contact: Marti Smith, 312-607-8619 On Wednesday, October 7, a coalition of registered nurses, physicians, community members and elected officials will stand alongside Cook County children, as they hold a bake sale and press… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Commends the Obama Administration on the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan lays out the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Doctors Council SEIU commends President Obama for putting in place this important measure that tackles climate change and recognizes the damage done… Read More

Statement from Doctors Council SEIU President Dr. Frank Proscia on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Plan to Contain the Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak

We commend Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration for taking a proactive and comprehensive approach to addressing the outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease in New York City. While Legionnaire’s Disease is a readily treatable condition, it is important… Read More

Statement from Doctors Council SEIU First Vice-President Dr. Matthews Hurley on the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

July 30th marks the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. As the union representing the frontline doctors serving New York City’s public hospital system, correctional facilities and clinics across the five boroughs, we celebrate these two crucial programs that provide… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Statement by First VP Dr. Matthews Hurley in Support of Justice for Eric Garner!

Friday, July 17, 2015 This Saturday, July 18, Doctors Council SEIU will join the rally to demand justice for Eric Garner and to call for transformation in our justice system. Inequality in our City remains pervasive. Just as… Read More

Statement of Doctors Council SEIU President Frank Proscia, M.D. on the Supreme Court Legalizing Gay Marriage Nationwide

Doctors Council SEIU celebrates today’s decision by the Supreme Court striking down bans on same-sex marriage and providing all Americans with the rights to marry. Marriage equality is a human right regardless of sexual orientation. LGBT Americans should… Read More

Statement of Doctors Council SEIU and Frank Proscia, M.D., President, on the Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of the Affordable Care Act Health Care Subsidies

“The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in King v. Burwell protecting the availability of tax credits for eligible Americans in all 50 states to purchase health insurance.  As a doctors union, representing doctors in… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU, New York State Nurses Association and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East – Statement in Support of Rikers Reforms Announced by Federal Prosecutors and the City

The doctors, nurses and medical staff working at Rikers Island and the City’s correctional facilities applaud the package of corrections reforms announced by federal prosecutors and the City. As the frontline providers of healthcare in the City’s jails,… Read More