Elmhurst Hospital Unveils Chest Pain Unit

Elmhurst Hospital Center cut the ribbon on their new Chest Pain Unit with a ceremony on Monday, July 23, attended by City Council Member Daniel Dromm and other dignitaries. As noted, the $1 million, 13-bed facility within the hospital’s Emergency Department observes and evaluates incoming patients with chest pains and refers them for treatment at the hospital or, when appropriate, community-based services. Dromm and other members of the City Council’s Queens delegation provided funding to Elmhurst Hospital to create the unit. Among those in attendance for the ribbon cutting were a contigent of medical professionals from the Fujian province in China. Shown above in the photo are Dromm (fifth from right); Antonio Martin (second from right), executive vice president of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC); Dr. Jasmin Moshirpur (third from right), regional medical director for the Queens Health Network; Chris Constantino (standing in rear), executive director of Elmhurst Hospital and Jin Shuang (fourth from right), head of nursing with the Fujian contingent.

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