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2014-08-21 23:06:41

Entrance of Ambulatory Care Pavilion to be named for donors George S. Kaufman and Kaufman Astoria Studios ASTORIA, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hospital officials, community leaders and elected officials today gathered for a “topping off” ceremony for the new building at Mount Sinai Queens, marking the completion of the steel construction phase of the $125 million expansion and modernization project. During the event, hospital officials also announced a major donation from George S....

2014-08-21 23:05:36

Technology Gathers Feedback from Patients in Real Time New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded its use of a patient survey tool called RateMyHospital®, which captures real-time patient feedback and enables staff to make rapid changes that improve each patient’s care. The tool, now available to admitted patients in the Hospital’s cardiology, medicine, orthopedics and oncology units, collects feedback regarding patient satisfaction using...

2014-08-18 23:03:24

Group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery offers diagnostic, evaluation and laboratory services Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Brooklyn residents have access to top-quality surgical care at Mount Sinai Doctors Brooklyn Heights, a multispecialty practice in downtown Brooklyn. A group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery will offer diagnostic services, evaluation before and...

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2014-08-13 03:00:52

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published August 11 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). That also makes the steroid hormones’ receptor, the...

2014-08-12 12:28:10

Addition of Dr. Desai, Clinical Instructor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Expands NYGA's Hospital Network NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Gastroenterology Associates, L.L.P. (NYGA), welcomes Jay C. Desai, M.D. to its top-rated practice. Dr. Desai is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at New York University's Langone Medical Center where he recently completed his fellowship in gastroenterology. Dr. Desai graduated with research honors from Tufts...

2014-07-30 23:06:53

Westchester County Business Journal Names ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP®’s Arthur Schwacke as a Top CFO Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Building ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) into the premier ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology practice in Westchester County takes the best of everything. Leading physicians, the finest locations, state-of-the-art technology, a superb underlying corporate structure and protocols, and a staff that is second to none. It also takes a...

2014-07-17 23:00:59

The Mount Sinai Hospital announced today it has received its third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Mount Sinai Hospital announced today it has received its third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In addition, Mount Sinai Queens received first-time Magnet designation as well. Considered the gold standard, Magnet designation is the highest...

2014-07-15 23:02:37

By earning “top rankings” in six out of 16 medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved “Honor Roll” status in this year’s U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guidebook. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 By earning “top rankings” in six out of 16 medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved “Honor Roll” status in this year’s U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guidebook. Another Mount Sinai Health System hospital to be...

2014-07-15 04:21:19

Mayo Clinic Is No. 1 on the Honor Roll WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today released the 25th edition of the annual Best Hospitals rankings, freely available at usnews.com. Best Hospitals includes key information on nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. For the first time, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, claimed the No. 1 spot on the Honor Roll, followed by Massachusetts General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Memorial Sloan Kettering...

2014-07-09 11:33:39

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumor formation in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer, according to a research published in the July issue of the journal Nature. A team led by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Harvard Medical School has discovered a link between the presence of two mutant proteins IDH1 and IDH2 and cancer. Past studies have found IDH...


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