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2013-10-29 23:01:49

Intervention doubled palliative care consultations; lowered in-hospital mortality and hospital readmission rates. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A pilot initiative conducted at Mount Sinai Hospital offers compelling evidence that establishing standardized criteria for calling a palliative care consultation improves the quality of care for patients hospitalized with advanced cancer. The investigators saw improvements in the use of hospice services, inpatient mortality, and hospital...

2013-10-21 23:03:18

$125 Million Project Will Feature a New, Multispecialty Outpatient Facility, Expanded Emergency Room, and New Operating Rooms Astoria, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Community representatives, elected officials and leaders of the Mount Sinai Health System today formally broke ground on the $125 million new building expansion and modernization project at Mount Sinai Queens to significantly improve health care delivery for local residents. The new building will include a larger Emergency...

2013-10-08 23:03:14

He has served in an interim capacity since January 2013, when Mount Sinai began a nationwide search for this position, with Dr. Reich as a candidate. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 David L. Reich, MD, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital, effective immediately. He has served in an interim capacity since January 2013, when Mount Sinai began a nationwide search for this position, with Dr. Reich as a candidate. Dr. Reich, the Horace W....

2013-10-01 23:04:20

Collaborative Study by Spain and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Shows Potential Benefits of Administering Beta-Blocker Medication to Heart Attack Patients in Ambulance New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Early treatment of heart attack patients with an inexpensive beta-blocker drug called metoprolol, while in transit to the hospital, can significantly reduce damage to the heart during a myocardial infarction, according to clinical trial study results published Oct. 1 in the...

2013-09-30 23:27:18

Seven Member Hospital Campuses and a Single Medical School Serve as Basis for Integrated Health Care System New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Boards of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners (CHP) today announced completion of the transaction to establish a new, integrated health system called the Mount Sinai Health System. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven member hospital campuses, the Health System will provide...

2013-09-26 23:31:47

Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Early Detection and Screening New York, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 A woman born today in the United States has about a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life, according to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (hyperlink to fact sheet, http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/detection/probability-breast-cancer). That’s why early detection and screening are keys to...

2013-09-26 23:23:44

Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Mucus Prevents Inflammatory Reactions in the Gut New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Imagine mucus – which most people find unpleasant – actually helping your body maintain its equilibrium, prevent inflammation, and reduce food allergy problems. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Immunology Institute foresee a day when mucus could be manufactured and given to sick people to help them fight inflammation and increase...

2013-09-19 23:02:28

Mount Sinai Heart Calls for Heart Healthy Action by Both Adults and Children New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 World Heart Day, sponsored annually by the World Heart Federation, is celebrated on the last Sunday of September. This year to mark World Heart Day on September 29, Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Medical Center is calling for more heart healthy action by adults and children around the globe. Their goal is to prevent heart disease and more unnecessary deaths from...

2013-09-18 23:24:45

Team to apply innovative analytical methods to gain new insights and identify potential therapies. New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in partnership with the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), and other institutions, have been awarded a multi-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study Alzheimer’s disease. This study will apply innovative analytical methods to large-scale molecular, cellular, and...


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