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2013-07-16 23:30:18

NewYork-Presbyterian is in top 3 nationally for cardiology/heart surgery, nephrology, and neurology/neurosurgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks No. 1 in the New York tri-state area, No. 1 in New York state and No. 7 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey, released today. The hospital -- one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country, with nearly 2,600 beds -- ranks third in the...

2013-07-16 16:25:29

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth is proud to announce it has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the top two hospitals in Washington state and the Seattle metro area for 2013-14. The U.S. News "Best Hospitals" rankings, released today, are now in their 24th year of recognizing hospitals that excel in treating patients with challenging conditions and medical issues. "It's a great honor to be recognized as one of the best options for...

2013-07-16 12:26:52

Acclaimed for exceptional patient care and for its reputation among health-care professionals NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report has again named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in its 2013 "Best Hospitals" survey. The hospital also ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number four in the nation. Hospital for Special Surgery has been among the top ranked institutions in orthopedics and rheumatology for...

2013-07-16 08:26:02

Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital returns to No. 1 spot WASHINGTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today released its 24th annual Best Hospitals rankings, recognizing hospitals that excel in treating patients who need an especially high level of care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) Johns Hopkins Hospital reclaimed the #1 spot on the Honor Roll, a position it held from 1991 through 2011 but lost last year to Massachusetts...

2013-07-15 13:01:36

A natural tissue graft can spur regeneration of cartilage and improve symptoms in patients who have cartilage damage in their knee, according to a study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery. The new research, the first case-series evaluation of De Novo NT Natural Tissue Graft, will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), to be held July 11-14, in Chicago. "The results at this time are encouraging," said lead author of...

2013-07-12 16:22:18

Dr. S Robert Rozbruch of New York, NY is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. NEW YORK, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. S Robert Rozbruch was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130712/DC46662) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals,...

2013-06-20 23:27:04

Although as many as 25 percent of patients undergoing surgery suffer from sleep apnea, few hospitals have policies to help manage the risks of this condition during surgery, and there is little evidence to help guide anesthesiologists and surgeons caring for these patients. In a new editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Stavros Memtsoudis, M.D., Ph.D., director of Critical Care Services at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, calls for a new research initiative to identify...

2013-06-14 12:25:48

Book Launch Marks Hospital's 150th Anniversary NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With 537 pages and 150 photographs, "Anatomy of a Hospital" chronicles the history of the nation's oldest hospital for orthopedics, from its beginnings in a doctor's home to help destitute children with disabilities to the premier hospital it has become today. From its founding during the Civil War to the present, the book's history of the hospital parallels the history of medicine, of New York...

2013-05-27 23:14:25

To meet the growing need of orthopedic services in eastern Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeon Michael J. Star, MD, expands his practice to the town of Sonoma. Dr. Star´s specialties include general orthopedic care/surgery, total joint replacement, as well as spinal disorders. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 After over twenty years caring for patients in Santa Rosa, veteran orthopedic physician, Michael J. Star, is opening an SRO satellite...

2013-05-20 23:24:56

St. Helena Hospital has entered into a new agreement with Five Orthopedic Surgeons to expand 24/7 coverage of orthopedic care in St. Helena, including orthopedic trauma and fractures, minimally invasive joint replacement, and treatment of disorders of the hip, knee, shoulder, spine, hand and upper extremities. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 St. Helena Hospital has entered into a new agreement with five orthopedic surgeons to expand 24/7 coverage of orthopedic care in St. Helena,...