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2014-02-14 23:01:23

Device is Useful in Monitoring the Type of Injuries Suffered by Combat Veterans Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 North Shore-LIJ’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today that it has received U.S. patent approval for a new device that could help physicians better monitor severe traumatic brain injuries, such as those suffered by combat. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded a $5 million grant in October 2010 to North Shore-LIJ’s Feinstein Institute for...

2014-02-14 16:25:35

Device is useful in monitoring the type of injuries suffered by combat veterans MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore-LIJ's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today that it has received U.S. patent approval for a new device that could help physicians better monitor severe traumatic brain injuries, such as those suffered by combat. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded a $5 million grant in October 2010 to North Shore-LIJ's...

2013-10-08 23:03:50

On Tuesday, October 1, North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc. will begin enrolling individuals, families, and small and large businesses on Long Island, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan in a range of commercial insurance plans. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 On Tuesday, October 1, North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc. will begin enrolling individuals, families, and small and large businesses on Long Island, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan in a...

2013-07-31 12:27:38

North Shore-LIJ CareConnect insurance plan to be available Oct. 1 in NY metro area GREAT NECK, N.Y., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Financial Services on Tuesday approved the North Shore-LIJ Insurance Company Inc.'s application for an insurance license. This marks one of the first times in state history that a major health system has created a controlled insurance company to sell commercial health insurance to individuals, families and...

2013-07-30 23:03:40

The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine is offering Radium-223 (Xofigo) treatment for men with metastatic prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine is offering Radium-223 (Xofigo) treatment for men with metastatic prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. If prostate cancer grows outside of the prostate gland, it spreads into nearby tissues or...

2013-07-16 23:01:50

North Shore-LIJ’s Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks was named one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the nation in the current issue of US News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” posted today. For 2013-2014, US News and World Report ranked Zucker Hillside Hospital No. 16 in the US hospital rankings for psychiatry. Glen Oaks, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks has been recognized as one of the...

2013-05-01 08:30:43

1,200 attend health system's "Destination Celebration" Gala held at Intrepid; Evening co-hosted by Andy Cohen from Bravo and Meredith Vieira of NBC News NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today it raised a record $21.5 million at its spring gala, Destination Celebration, held last Thursday, April 25, at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in Manhattan. The system-wide fundraiser exceeded expectations, attracting a sold-out crowd of...

2013-04-22 12:28:36

Health system's "Destination Celebration" expected to raise $20M; Bravo's Andy Cohen to host, Harry Connick, Jr. to perform NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System will hold its spring gala, Destination Celebration, this Thursday, April 25, at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in Manhattan. North Shore-LIJ holds a gala of this scale every five years, which serves as a system-wide fundraiser for its 16 hospitals and hundreds of other...

2013-01-20 23:00:33

In recognition of Medical Group Practice Week from January 21-25, the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that its physician practice has received the Partners in Performance Excellence (PiPEX) Silver Award, part of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Regional Program. The honor recognizes the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group for outstanding management and operational practices. MANHASSET, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 In recognition of Medical Group Practice Week from January 21-25,...

2012-11-08 12:27:22

MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today it has raised about $2.3 million for a relief fund that will be used primarily to benefit hundreds of employees' families devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Within 48 hours of landfall, the 16-hospital health system had placed 62 families into temporary housing, and those efforts have continued for hundreds of additional employees who were displaced. In addition, through the...