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2014-10-23 12:30:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned cancer biologist Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD, an expert in the field of cell signal transduction, has been named Director of the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center - a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Dr. Neel will assume his new post on January 1, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154008 "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Neel to our...

2014-09-11 12:26:51

Provider coalition including Atrius Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health System, Mt. Auburn Hospital and Tufts Medical Center details concerns in Superior Court filing BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of nonprofit hospitals and physician groups is urging a Suffolk Superior Court judge to reject a proposed settlement between the Attorney General's Office and Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (Partners) that would allow Partners,...

sleep disturbances with age
2014-08-21 05:23:23

Bonnie Prescott, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center A group of neurons are found to function as a 'sleep switch' in the brain As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early in the morning. In individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, this common and troubling symptom of aging tends to be especially pronounced, often leading to nighttime confusion and wandering. Now, a study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess...

2014-07-24 23:05:35

Beth Israel Deaconess Cardiologist Brings Significant Experience to the Clinical Reference Tool from EBSCO Health Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Dr. Peter Oettgen, a member of the Cardiology Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is the new Deputy Editor of Cardiology for DynaMed™ . Dr. Oettgen brings his considerable experience in the field to the evidence-based, clinical reference tool from EBSCO Health. Dr. Oettgen received his medical degree from the...

2014-06-30 23:06:54

The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Benjamin Sachs interim dean for the medical school it is developing in the Virgin Islands. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Benjamin Sachs interim dean for the medical school it is developing in the Virgin Islands. In this position, Dr. Sachs is engaged in the early stages of preparing documentation for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the medical school...

2014-06-06 08:25:30

Emergency Department Charting Software Leader Brings ED Documentation and Care Management Solution to Urgent Care Providers WALTHAM, Mass., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Forerun, Inc. (www.forerunsystems.com) announced today its launch of UrgiCare Manager(TM) documentation and care management solution. Forerun, a leader in delivering innovative electronic charting software for the emergency department is immediately offering its UrgiCare Manager solution to the expanding...

2014-05-09 08:26:22

BOSTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO), and The Geneia Institute jointly announced their participation in a webinar on May 13(th), The ACO Playbook: Lessons Learned from Successful Early Adopters. "Massachusetts has one of the highest concentrations of accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the country, and is home to five of the 32 Pioneer ACOs chosen by Medicare to lead the nation,...

2014-05-08 12:30:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dovetail Health announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin Ban as Chief Medical Officer, effective May 5, 2014. In this role, Dr. Ban will lead Dovetail's corporate clinical strategy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85471 "We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Kevin Ban to the Dovetail Health team. His clinical expertise, innovative outlook and impressive track record of robust medical leadership will complement and amplify the...

2014-03-21 23:25:53

As part of its $219,000 initial multiple system atrophy research grant funding round, The MSA Coalition® has awarded $25,00 to Dr. Roy Freeman of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for research to determine whether alpha-synuclein deposits are a valid biomarker for multiple system atrophy. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $25,000 grant to Dr. Roy Freeman of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to carry out a pilot study to...

2014-03-21 23:01:14

Becker's Hospital Review has published its "100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know," a list based on individuals' experience in overseeing medical and quality affairs at their respective organizations. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its "100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know," a list based on individuals' experience in overseeing medical and quality affairs at their respective organizations. With...


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