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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...

2013-09-11 23:17:45

Mount Sinai is promoting the scientific discoveries of its faculty by facilitating the establishment and supporting incubator companies to accelerate the discovery of treatments for devastating diseases, including those that often affect relatively small populations. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Mount Sinai Innovation Partners (MSIP), part of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has granted an exclusive license to Plexcera Therapeutics, LLC to commercially develop...

2013-09-11 23:03:02

The Mount Sinai Medical Center is ranked #4 out of the 50 Most Social Media Friendly Hospitals in the United States. It was also the only hospital in the New York City metropolitan area to rank in the top 15. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center is ranked #4 out of the 50 Most Social Media Friendly Hospitals in the United States. It was also the only hospital in the New York City metropolitan area to rank in the top 15. The rankings, from MHADegree.org,...

2013-09-05 23:20:11

Colorectal Cancer Mortality is 49 Percent Higher Among African Americans New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a multi-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to determine factors which may influence why African Americans are less likely than others to receive colorectal cancer (CRC) screenings, despite having the highest CRC incidence and mortality of any ethnic/racial group in America. “The short-term...

2013-08-22 23:01:57

Mount Sinai Is the Official Medical Provider for the USTA and the US Open; Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, of Mount Sinai Is Chief Medical Officer of the USTA New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center, the official medical provider for the United States Tennis Association and the US Open, is the official sponsor of Arthur Ashe Kids Day, the largest single-day tennis and entertainment event in the world, featuring international pop music stars and outstanding tennis...

2013-08-15 23:01:01

Global Leader in Cardiology, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center is New Editor-in-Chief of JACC New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has selected internationally recognized cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, as its next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). Dr. Fuster will begin his five-year...

2013-07-31 23:22:28

Visitors to the Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center First to Use App Assessing Patient Satisfaction New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In an effort to better assess patient satisfaction, The Mount Sinai Medical Center has launched a real-time patient-feedback survey tool—RateMyHospital®—for cancer patients receiving treatment in the Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center. The tool went live on Monday, July 15, and so far, scores of patients have been providing feedback in...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.