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2013-07-12 23:01:19

Mount Sinai is the First Hospital in New York State to Receive The Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification New York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center is the first medical center in New York State to be recognized by The Joint Commission with Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. Mount Sinai joins an elite group of providers around the country who meet The Joint Commission’s standards for complex stroke care....

2013-07-11 14:27:56

Deep brain stimulation therapy blocks or modulates electrical signals in the brain to improve symptoms in patients suffering from movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia, but a new study suggests that several factors may cause electrical current to vary over time. Led by Michele Tagliati, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Movement Disorders Program, the study identified variables that affect impedance – resistance in...

2013-06-18 23:01:52

New York magazine named 145 physicians from The Mount Sinai Medical Center to its "Best Doctors' list. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 New York magazine named 145 physicians from The Mount Sinai Medical Center to its “Best Doctors” list, up from 129 last year. The new issue also lists 52 additional doctors who serve at hospitals within Mount Sinai´s affiliate network, which continues on a strategic growth trajectory. The “Best Doctors” issue, which this year...

2013-06-10 23:00:27

Kravis is Ranked in 7 out of 10 Specialties New York (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Kravis Children´s Hospital at Mount Sinai is among the country´s best children´s hospitals in 7 of 10 pediatric specialties measured by U.S. News & World Report for its 2013-14 “Best Children´s Hospitals” ranking. "Mount Sinai is making great strides as one of the nation's leaders in providing quality health care to pediatric patients across all specialty areas," said Kenneth...

2013-06-07 23:01:57

This year's program, titled “SINAInnovations: Leading A New Era Of Discovery” will highlight the power of “Team Science”, which is a key ingredient to accelerating progress and spurring creativity to advance a culture of innovation and discovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Leaders in health care, technology, design, the military and the arts will gather at The Mount Sinai Medical Center for the second-annual SINAInnovations conference on November 18 and 19,...

2013-05-10 23:01:13

Nobel Prize-Winning Pyschologist Daniel Kahneman, PhD, Delivers Keynote Address and Receives Honorary Degree New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Two Nobel Prize winners and some of the nation´s leading health care philanthropists were honored at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai´s 44rd commencement ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. A total of 307 degrees were granted to medical students and students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, including...

2013-04-29 23:00:56

Dr. Henn, a Columbus, OH native, trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA and at the Leipzip Heart Center in Leipzig, Germany. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Humility of Mary Health Partners is proud to welcome Lucas W. Henn, MD. Dr. Henn joins HMHP Physician Associates from North Shore LIJ — Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Originally from Columbus, OH, Dr. Henn trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA and completed a year of training...

2013-04-19 23:19:54

Mount Sinai Will Be the First Medical Center Sponsor of the Aspen Ideas Festival New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 This month marks the 10th anniversary of the sequencing of the human genome and every day, biomedical scientists are working to usher in a new era of genomic medicine based on the insights we now have, said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, at a recent Aspen Ideas Festival event in New York City. “Biomedical...


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