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2013-07-26 23:01:58

Mount Sinai Recognized for Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care New York,NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center has been honored with the Circle of Life Award by the American Hospital Association at a ceremony today in San Diego. The award was accepted by R. Sean Morrison, MD, Director of the Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Director of the National Palliative Care Research Center and Professor of Geriatrics, Palliative and Internal...

2013-07-24 23:02:44

Mount Sinai and Emek Medical Center in Israel Announce an Agreement to Collaborate on Future Projects New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Childhood obesity rates in Israel are now similar to those in the United States, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Mount Sinai Global Health (http://icahn.mssm.edu/research/programs/mount-sinai-global-health), a program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Clalit Health Services in Israel...

2013-07-23 15:31:04

New model will pave the way for new treatments A gene mutation disrupts the activity of certain immune cells and causes the immune system to erroneously attack the liver, according to a new animal study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, will provide a new model for studying drug targets and therapies for Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH), a condition for which the only treatment options are short-acting steroids or...

2013-07-22 23:03:03

Dr. Colombel will direct The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center set to open in 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center has named Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD, as the Director of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, which is scheduled to open in 2014. Dr. Colombel also recently joined the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as Professor...

2013-07-18 23:03:24

ENTA welcomes Rhinologist and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon Roheen Raithatha, M.D. to its Park Slope (soon to be brand new Brooklyn Heights) and Bay Ridge clinical locations. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Brooklyn is Kings County. So it is not surprising that ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is giving that borough’s residents the royal treatment by providing them enhanced medical services and capabilities and improved clinical facilities. ENTA, whose 40 clinical offices...

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....

2013-07-03 23:02:43

Mount Sinai dermatologists say skin cancer can be successfully treated if caught early. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 In an effort to detect and prevent skin cancer, dermatologists from The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City performed approximately 400 complimentary melanoma screenings at the Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF) in Aspen, Colorado. Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the AIF held from June 26 through July 2, 2013. The on-site screening team was led by...

2013-07-02 23:02:25

At Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado, Mount Sinai CEO Kenneth L. Davis, MD advocates action by patients, physicians and policymakers to orchestrate change. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Increased prevalence and severity of Type 2 diabetes is a major threat to our country's health and a significant driver of healthcare expense," said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York in an Aspen Ideas Festival interview with...

2013-06-25 23:21:39

Mount Sinai Queens has been recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, or HIMSS, for reaching "Stage 6" status on the HIMSS Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model℠ (EMRAM), making it one of only 518 of the more than 5,300 U.S. hospitals tracked by HIMSS Analytics and who have reached that status. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Mount Sinai Queens has been recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, or HIMSS, for...

2013-06-24 23:01:38

Mount Sinai is the first medical center sponsor of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Two drawings for whole genome sequencing to be held on June 29th and July 1st. New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, will speak on the future of medicine at the Aspen Ideas Festival to be held in Aspen, Colorado from Wednesday, June 26 through Tuesday, July 2. Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the Festival,...


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