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Richmond University Medical Center Marks May As Mental Health Awareness Month

May 18, 2022

Hospital Leadership, Community Leaders Tied Ribbons in Recognition of Those Struggling with Mental Illness Since 1949, America has observed May is Mental Health Month. On May 17, Richmond University Medical Center leadership, staff, and community leaders tied ribbons around trees on hospital property to bring attention to the needs of individuals who struggle with mental […]

RUMC’s Gamblers Treatment Program Celebrates 40th Anniversary

May 3, 2022

May 6, 2022 – On May 3, staff from Richmond University Medical Center’s Gamblers Treatment Program were joined by community leaders to celebrate the program’s 40th anniversary. Founded on May 3, 1982, RUMC’s Gamblers Treatment Program was the first gambling specific state funded outpatient program in New York State and is now the longest serving gamblers treatment […]

April Celebrates The Gift Of Life

April 28, 2022

New Yorkers are stepping up in amazing and profound ways to save lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation. This remarkable act of kindness and generosity by donors and their families leaves a lasting legacy and has given thousands the opportunity to celebrate more birthdays, spend more time with loved ones, and do amazing things […]

FDNY Leadership Visits RUMC, Tours New Patient Treatment and Service Areas

April 4, 2022

On Friday, April 1, leadership from the FDNY visited Richmond University Medical Center, getting a first-hand look at the hospital’s new Emergency Department, Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), surgical suites, and several other capital improvement projects currently underway. Richard Salhany, RUMC’s Chief Administrative Officer and President of the Richmond Health Network, and many of the […]

Federal officials secure over $1.8M for imaging technology enhancements for Richmond University Medical Center

April 1, 2022

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –Thanks to support from U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) will soon be home to one of the most advanced forms of interventional medical technology available in healthcare: biplane imaging. The federal legislators secured over $1.8 million in federal funds that were […]

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Preventing Colon Cancer: Tips For Reducing Your Risk

March 4, 2022

Colorectal cancer can develop in the colon or the rectum, and the majority of cases develop gradually from precancerous polyps. The American Cancer Society estimates that colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the U.S. If you are wondering how to prevent colon cancer completely, there is no failsafe method. […]

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5 Reasons to Make a New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking

December 21, 2021

As the New Year approaches, it is an opportunity for a fresh start. Many people use this clean slate to make positive changes within their own life. If you are trying to decide which change you should make in your life, quitting smoking should be at the top of the list. Richmond University Medical Center […]

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Tips for Cleaning Your Hands

December 7, 2021

Washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to stop germs from spreading person-to-person and can help you avoid getting sick. Even though we were told at an early age to always wash our hands, some people never learn the proper way of doing so. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, washing your hands […]

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5 Reasons to Get Your Flu Shot

November 30, 2021

When colder weather approaches, it is important to be aware of flu season and the potential dangers that can come with it. Because the common cold and flu share similar symptoms, many people think the flu is just a more severe form of cold. Cold and flu are both respiratory illnesses, but they are caused […]