Bargaining Underway for Doctors Council members in Illinois and New Jersey

Doctors Council members in Illinois and New Jersey are in bargaining for their next contracts.  Issues being addressed include salary increases, benefits, and a voice at work. Cook County, Illinois members meet to draft proposals and prepare for… Read More

Health + Hospitals CEO Dr. Mitchell Katz meets with Doctors Council members

Shortly after being appointed CEO and President of the New York City Health + Hospitals system, Dr. Mitchell Katz met with Doctors Council members. Dr. Katz laid out his vision and strategy for the health system.  A large… Read More

Collaboration Councils Help Improve Doctor Engagement and Voice at Work, Quality Care and Patient Experience for Doctors Council Members

Our Collaboration Councils are an Exciting and Unique Joint Labor-Management Partnership to Improve Quality Care and the Patient Experience Through Frontline Doctor Engagement with Hospital Administration Across the Health System and at Each Hospital and Facility, Benefiting Our… Read More

Dinner and Discussion with new H+H CEO and President Stanley Brezenoff – Monday, December 19th at 6:30 pm at Doctors Council

Doctors Council members employed in Health + Hospitals facilities: We invite you to join us for a Dinner and Discussion with Stanley Brezenoff, new Interim President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals appointed by Mayor Bill de… Read More

Coalition of Patients, Caregivers, & Supporters Declare City Hospitals “Safe Havens of Care for All”

Labor and health advocates, immigrant rights groups reassure New Yorkers: public hospitals are “protected zones”              NEW YORK:  As a result of  growing fears of discrimination against women and immigrants, and within communities of… Read More

Press Conference for the Enhanced Safety Net Bill at Harlem Hospital!

Advocates Call on Governor Cuomo to Sign Bill into Law; More than 15,000 signatures collected across the State Supporting Legislation   WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – NOON WHERE: Outside of Harlem Hospital: 506 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10037 WHAT:… Read More

Cook County Rounds: New Health Access Program for Uninsured, New Outpatient Building Coming Soon

After a two-year effort, the Healthy Communities Cook County coalition (HC3), (of which Doctors Council is a member) has successfully advocated to the Cook County board for the creation of a new program that will help uninsured Cook County… Read More

Doctors Council Supports IDNYC!

The City of New York is providing free government-issued photo identification cards, the IDNYC, for all NYC residents 14 years of age and older.  IDNYC is good for patient care! Our patients at NYC Health + Hospitals can use their IDNYC card… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Supports IDNYC

The City of New York is providing free government-issued photo identification cards, the IDNYC, for all NYC residents 14 years of age and older.  IDNYC is good for patient care! Our patients at NYC Health + Hospitals can… Read More

Remainder of September: Stop by our Tables & Support NYC H+H by Encouraging Gov. Cuomo to Sign the Enhanced Safety Net Bill!

The Future of NYC H+H Depends on Us.   Please bring your colleagues and stop by our tables to sign the petition to protect and save H+H and encourage Gov. Cuomo to sign the Enhanced Safety Net bill…. Read More