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2013-10-30 23:03:55

Multidisciplinary Team of Doctors at The Mount Sinai Hospital Testing Innovative Heart Failure Therapy in Global Clinical Trial New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, and neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital are now testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a novel therapy for heart failure patients to potentially help relieve their debilitating symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, and heart arrhythmias,...

2013-10-30 10:24:33

Intervention doubled palliative care consultations; lowered in-hospital mortality and hospital readmission rates 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 readmissions among patients offered the...

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...

2013-10-28 23:02:39

The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at The Mount Sinai Hospital Launches United States’ Use of Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System to Reduce Severe Arterial Calcium Prior to Cardiac Stents. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Leading interventional cardiologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the world to use a newly U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved device for the treatment of severely calcified coronary arteries before the placement of...

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...

2013-09-19 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...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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