LMP Supports the Brooklyn Workers’ Council

As we reported last year, Brooklyn’s healthcare infrastructure is undergoing a major transformation as Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center unite into one system. The new entity, called One...

Improving Behavioral Health

Mental illness/behavioral health challenges are highly common among nursing home residents.  Over the past two decades, the number of individuals with mental illness–particularly depression—has increased significantly, and admissions for mental illness now exceed...

1199SEIU Nurses Learn about Changing Roles at RNLMI Symposium

Eva James, an RN and 1199SEIU contract administrator for Mount Sinai Beth Israel, walked down the hall at the Brooklyn Marriott with a smile on her face. “The RN Symposium was great,” she said. “I learned so much about how hospitals are shifting to larger healthcare...