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Richmond University Medical Center Sets Up Hotline for COVID-19 Anxiety

March 18, 2020

March 17, 2020 – To support people feeling stressed or full of anxiety as a result of the rapidly clanging developments around COVID-19, Richmond University Medical Center has set up a 24-hour hotline the public can call and speak with clinical staff from the hospital’s department of psychiatry & behavioral sciences. The number is 718-818-6300. All […]

Richmond University Medical Center Announces New Chair of Medicine

March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 – Richmond University Medical Center has announced that Dr. Philip Otterbeck has been promoted to the position of chair of medicine. Dr. Otterbeck has been on staff since 2012 and currently serves as chief of endocrinology.  In his new role as chair of medicine, Dr. Otterbeck will focus on medical education, research, recruitment, […]

Richmond University Medical Center Installs Free Phone Charging Stations

February 13, 2020

February 4, 2020 – Richmond University Medical Center has partnered with Innovare Medical Media (Innovare) to enhance the experience for every individual that walks through the hospital’s doors: free cell phone charging stations at multiple locations throughout the hospital’s main building at 355 Bard Avenue. The new charging stations can charge multiple phones or devices at […]

Local Non-Profit Donates Handmade Pillows for Breast Cancer Patients

January 16, 2020

January 16, 2020 – Richmond University Medical Center welcomed the founder of the Cancer Tamer Foundation, Dr. Charley Ferrer and supporters of her organization at the hospital’s Breast and Women’s Center where they donated 50 handmade lymphedema pillows for distribution to breast cancer patients. Cancer Tamer Foundation is a local Staten Island based non-profit launched to help women […]

RUMC’s Center for Cancer Care Earns American College of Radiology Accreditation

January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 – Richmond University Medical Center’s Center for Cancer Care has been awarded three-year accreditation in positron emission tomography (PET) following a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting […]