Long emergency room wait times, overcrowding hinder Montefiore's Weiler/Einstein Division Hospital

Nurses say the issue should have been taken

Nurses say the issue should have been taken care of years ago. (May 1, 2014 9:54 PM)

A Bronx hospital is getting some heat from patients and staff after claims that the emergency room is overcrowded and patients have long wait times.

A press conference was held on Thursday to discuss the issues at Montefiore's Weiler/Einstein Division Hospital. Patients and nurses say that some people are left on stretchers in the hallway for long hours and even days because there are no rooms...

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