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2014-10-15 23:02:13

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the child’s heart. The 3-D model was used as a guide for surgery on the child, who was born with a complex and deadly form of congenital heart disease (CHD). New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a...

2014-10-06 23:04:03

Karen Westervelt has been appointed senior vice president and chief operating officer of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, effective October 20. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Karen Westervelt has been appointed senior vice president and chief operating officer of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, effective October 20. In this role, she will work with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Board of Trustees and senior leadership to develop and implement key strategic...

2014-10-02 23:02:37

Supported by a $10 million gift from Barbara Walters, the center will provide specialized treatment for patients in NewYork-Presbyterian’s Morgan Stanley Adult Emergency Department. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center celebrated the opening of the Barbara Walters Acute Care Treatment Center on October 1. Supported by a $10 million gift from broadcast journalist and television personality Barbara Walters, the Barbara Walters Acute...

2014-09-10 23:12:10

Local Southern California Spinal Neurosurgeon awarded the prestigious Top 10 award by Vitals.com Valencia, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Dr. Anthony A. Virella MD FACS was recently awarded the Vitals.com Top 10 award. This honor is bestowed on the Top 10 physicians in the state in a particular specialty. Dr. Virella has won the award in the field of Neurological Surgery. Vitals uses many factors in determining who receives this award. Data such as patient reviews, satisfaction...

2014-07-24 23:00:24

Dr. Henry H. Ting, a nationally recognized leader and innovator in health care quality, has been appointed senior vice president and chief quality officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, effective July 21, 2014. In his new role, he will oversee the hospital's clinical quality and patient safety initiatives. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Dr. Henry H. Ting, a nationally recognized leader and innovator in health care quality, has been appointed senior vice president and chief...

2014-07-01 23:02:10

Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering health care costs for residents of Bronxville and surrounding communities in Westchester County. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hospital in Bronxville Renamed NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering...

2014-05-22 23:02:02

Keynote speaker Robert J. Hariri, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman & Founder, Celgene CellularTherapeutics New Providence, NJ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Summit Medical Group Foundation(“SMGF”) hosts its “Shaping the Future of Medicine: Then & Now” Gala, Friday, May 30, 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Short Hills, Short Hills, New Jersey. This Gala launches the creation of the SMGF and supports its mission to enrich the lives of its community members through health promotion, medical research...

2014-05-16 23:00:17

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. The rare genetic disorder causes tubers, or noncancerous...

2014-05-07 23:00:29

"NY Med," the hit television series from ABC News, returns to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital this summer. The second season of the series, which first aired in the summer of 2012, will premiere on Tuesday, June 24, at 10:00 p.m. Eastern time on ABC and will run for eight weeks. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 "NY Med," the hit television series from ABC News, returns to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital this summer. The second season of the series, which first aired in...

2014-04-15 16:27:15

A New York, NY Board Certified physician specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Cary Chapman, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected New York's Orthopaedic Surgery specialist Dr. Cary Chapman for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73248 Castle...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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