Latest Beth Israel Medical Center Stories

2011-03-02 07:19:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joseph M. Bernstein, MD, has been appointed to the full-time faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary as Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology for the Continuum Health Partners Otolaryngology Service Line. He will be working with the faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Beth Israel and Roosevelt Hospital to develop the Pediatric Otolaryngology Service and to further enhance the scope of pediatric services. Dr. Bernstein...

2010-07-26 05:00:00

Aptium Oncology continues to provide administrative services at former St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center LOS ANGELES, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Offering greater access to cancer care services for Manhattan West Side residents in New York, Beth Israel Medical Center has opened the Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center - West Side Campus in the facility formerly known as St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center (SVCCC). The facility, which originally opened in 1996, was...

2009-09-29 07:31:00

BOSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has received purchase orders for the MammoView(TM) line of surgical endoscopy instruments from Beth Israel Medical Center, one of the five Continuum Health Partners health care facilities that play a vital role in providing quality medical care for millions of New Yorkers. Beth Israel Medical Center has been serving the New York City community since 1889 and has...

2009-06-22 07:00:00

$1.76 Million Grant from the American Cancer Society to Hospital's Nationally Recognized Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care and Asian Services Center NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beth Israel Medical Center's nationally recognized Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care and the Asian Services Center has received a $1.76 million grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS) to study the best ways to improve pain management in community-dwelling Chinese cancer patients...

2009-04-27 07:00:00

Study Presented at American Society of Breast Surgeons Conference Reveals New Diagnostic Technique Helps Guide Surgical Management NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, revealed today that additional breast cancer was found in 9 percent of patients when Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) was used to complement mammography, substantially impacting surgical treatment. A total of 82 patients underwent BSGI for newly diagnosed breast...

2009-03-19 07:30:00

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel in New York is a 2009 winner of the American Pain Society's Center of Excellence Award. This award recognizes a small number of pain centers for excellence and innovation in interdisciplinary care, academic contributions, and involvement with the community. It acknowledges the many challenges encountered in maintaining a team of professionals able to provide outstanding care for patients...

2008-11-04 09:00:24

eClinicalWorks(R), a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that Continuum Health Partners, the largest nonprofit health system in New York City, has exclusively selected eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) software for its 1200 employed physicians, 1100 residents and 1000 volunteer physicians along with eClinicalWorks Electronic Health eXchange (eEHX). Use of eClinicalWorks software will provide better communication...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'