Streamlining Supply Management at Northwell Health

As healthcare workers know well, hospitals require a myriad of supplies for patient care–everything from gloves and syringes to surgical supplies. As health care systems consolidate, they are trending toward self-distribution operations, which allows for greater...

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...

Many Overcrowded EDs Could Improve Patient Flow Interventions

Emergency Department (ED) crowding has been a growing problem over the last two decades, leading to poor patient outcomes including increased rates of mortality and cardiovascular complications. A national study published in Health Affairs showed that while the...

Conference Attendees Discuss Future of Healthcare in New York

Representatives from the Labor Management Project and other 1199SEIU funds were among the close to 400 providers, researchers, and public officials who participated addressed shifts in health care and discussed what the health system will and should look like five...