Testimony of Matthews Hurley, M.D., First Vice-President of Doctors Council SEIU Before the New York City Council Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability Services January 28, 2016

Good Afternoon Chairman Cohen and members of the Committee.  My name is Dr. Matthews Hurley and I am First Vice President of Doctors Council SEIU which represents thousands of doctors in the Metropolitan area, including in every NYC… Read More

Doctors Council & NYC Health + Hospitals Launch Historic Partnership to Improve Patient Experience & Quality of Care

The leadership of Doctors Council SEIU and NYC Health + Hospitals jointly launched an historic and innovative partnership to improve the patient experience and quality of care in our public hospital system. On Friday, November 6, 2015 more… Read More

Doctors Council & NYC Health + Hospitals Launch Historic Partnership to Improve Patient Experience & Quality of Care

The leadership of Doctors Council SEIU and NYC Health + Hospitals jointly launched an historic and innovative partnership to improve the patient experience and quality of care in our public hospital system. On Friday, November 6, 2015 more… Read More

SEIU endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Members: Clinton supports our movement to build a better future for working families  VIDEO: Watch SEIU members speak about why they support Hillary Clinton WASHINGTON — After a rigorous, months-long member engagement process, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)… Read More

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Doctors Council SEIU, a Union for Doctors, Partner on an Unique Effort to Improve the Quality of Care and the Patient Experience in the Nation’s Largest Public Hospital System

Media Contact: Karen Imas, Connelly, McLaughlin & Woloz kimas@cmw-newyork.com 212-437-7373 AND Ian Michaels Ian.michaels@nychhc.org 212-788-3339  For Immediate Release New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Doctors Council SEIU, a Union for Doctors, Partner on an Unique Effort… Read More

Doctors Union and Hospital Management in New York City’s Public Hospital System Launch a Unique Collaborative Body to Improve Patient Care

Contacts: Karen Imas Connelly, McLaughlin & Woloz kimas@cmw-newyork.com 212-437-7373 and Ian Michaels NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation Ian.Michaels@nychhc.org  212-788-3339 Doctors Union and Hospital Management in New York City’s Public Hospital System Launch a Unique Collaborative Body to Improve… Read More

Community Coalition Holds Bake Sale to Keep John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Pediatric Services Open

For Immediate Release October 6, 2015 Contact: Marti Smith, 312-607-8619 On Wednesday, October 7, a coalition of registered nurses, physicians, community members and elected officials will stand alongside Cook County children, as they hold a bake sale and press… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Commends the Obama Administration on the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan lays out the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Doctors Council SEIU commends President Obama for putting in place this important measure that tackles climate change and recognizes the damage done… Read More

Statement from Doctors Council SEIU President Dr. Frank Proscia on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Plan to Contain the Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak

We commend Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration for taking a proactive and comprehensive approach to addressing the outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease in New York City. While Legionnaire’s Disease is a readily treatable condition, it is important… Read More

Statement from Doctors Council SEIU First Vice-President Dr. Matthews Hurley on the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

July 30th marks the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. As the union representing the frontline doctors serving New York City’s public hospital system, correctional facilities and clinics across the five boroughs, we celebrate these two crucial programs that provide… Read More