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News from 2021

News from 2021

Planetree International Awards St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Its Highest Level of Achievement for Excellence in Person-Centered Care

The experience of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital shows what can be accomplished when a team of deeply committed, supremely innovative and highly-driven caregivers take the courageous leap to re-define priorities and re-organize systems to put patients first.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Set to Further Increase Access to Healthcare Through Grant Funding

Funding from the G.A. Ackermann Fund Grant will go towards the staffing and operations of St. John’s new Mobile Health Unit, which is an RV that travels throughout the communities served by St. John’s to provide health screenings and vaccinations to the public.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Provides More than 80 Families with Food Items for Thanksgiving as Food Insecurity Rates Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic

The hospital’s staff prepared and decorated baskets for each food recipient, and setup a large heated tent on its campus for use as a food grab-and-go distribution center.

St. John’s Medical Group Educates Community Members on the Importance of Breast Cancer Screening at “Mammoween” Event

At the event, Sharon Koehler, DO, FACS, Breast Surgeon, and Michael Luyckx, MBA, MPA , BS, RT(R), Vice President for Clinical Services Administration, met with attendees and hosted informative presentations.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Announces Fire Recovery and Resiliency Fund

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital and the St. John’s Medical Group play a key role in providing healthcare to the residents of the densely populated Rockaway, Queens peninsula, which is home to more than 130,000 residents.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Behavioral Health Wing in Its Emergency Department

The behavioral health wing is specifically designed to enhance the care of individuals in need of emergency behavioral health services.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Receives Accolades for Providing High-Quality Healthcare

The hospital attained the awards as a result of its commitment to ensuring that patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence.

Back to School 2021

This yearly event has become a hospital and community staple in which families look forward to attending.

3D Mammography Machine

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is now home to the only 3D mammography machine on the Rockaway, Queens Peninsula.

COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Incentive

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has announced today that it has surpassed the reported overall Queen’s County hospital worker COVID-19 vaccination percentage of 67% by implementing a staff vaccination incentive program that lasted one month.