Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 1:21 EDT

Latest Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Stories

2012-09-25 06:25:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a 2011 study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, 38 percent of Americans use hospital ratings to make decisions about where they receive care. To discuss how hospital rankings are formulated, their value to consumers and how they could be expanded to respond to advances in technology and biomedical science, as well as the demographics of health care needs, editors from U.S. News &...

2012-09-21 23:02:48

Study Finds Interdisciplinary Approach to Monitoring and Managing Pain Improves Patient Care and Satisfaction New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified reliable predictors of pain by surveying patients throughout their hospital stays about the severity of their pain and their levels of satisfaction with how their pain was managed by hospital staff. Using this data, interdisciplinary teams treating patients were able to identify...

2012-09-20 06:31:23

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio Careers(®) (www.biocareers.com/) is holding its first Job Fair for life scientists with advanced degrees November 19(th) at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, CA. Following its successful Virtual Job Summit, a first for postgraduate life scientists, Bio Careers(®) has organized an offline event that enables employers and life scientists to meet face to face. Candidates will be able to register on the Bio Careers(®) platform, and...

2012-09-19 23:03:40

Mount Sinai Co-Hosts Summit on Hospital Rankings with U.S. News and World Report: NY State Health Commissioner Shah to be Keynote Speaker Following Summit (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 WHO:    Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, Commissioner, New York State Department of Health WHAT: Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, will be the keynote speaker at a luncheon hosted by The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The address follows the first-ever...

Vitamin B3 Defends Body Against Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infections
2012-08-28 10:39:10

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Like fruits and vegetables, vitamins are considered necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. And scientists have long worked to study the effects of vitamin consumption. In particular, researchers recently discovered that nicotinamide, known also as vitamin B3, could help defend against antibiotic-resistant staph infections that are found more and more throughout the globe; these infections are seen as a public health danger as...

2012-07-21 23:01:00

Massachusetts General Ranked No.1 Hospital, Texas Children´s and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children´s make U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Voalte is excited to congratulate many of its clients for making the 2012-13 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list. Massachusetts General Hospital ranked No. 1 in the nation supplanting Johns Hopkins Hospital for the first time since 1991. Additionally, Texas Children´s Hospital (No. 4)...

2012-07-16 23:02:58

The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranked 14th out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2012-2013 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News and World Report, moving up from 16th last year and retaining its spot on the U.S. News “Honor Roll” of the nation´s most outstanding hospitals. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranked 14th out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2012-2013 “Best Hospitals” issue...

2012-06-14 14:20:28

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center in Cedars-Sinai's Heart Institute will be named for the famed entertainer in recognition of her philanthropic commitment and it will be directed by C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, a cardiologist and nationally respected expert on women's cardiovascular disease. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120614/NY25135) Streisand has a long association with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, supporting a regenerative...

2012-06-05 23:02:59

The Mount Sinai Kravis Children´s Hospital saw significant gains in the latest U.S. News & World Report pediatric rankings, which placed it among the country´s best children´s hospitals in six of the ten pediatric specialties measured in the 2012-13 edition of the annual “Best Children´s Hospitals” report. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 The Mount Sinai Kravis Children´s Hospital saw significant gains in the latest U.S. News & World Report...

2012-05-17 06:25:36

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark, through its All Kids Can program, today announced a partnership with Cedars-Sinai to expand the medical center's COACH for Kids and their Families® program to provide health services to more vulnerable children in South Los Angeles who otherwise would not have access to health services, including immunizations and dental screenings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090521/NE21000LOGO ) Supported by a $50,000 grant...