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2013-07-16 23:29:15

Northern Westchester Hospital Recognized as a Top Hospital for Gynecology, Geriatrics, Urology, Orthopedics, and Neurosurgery Westchester County, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in New York for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognizes hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. In addition...

2013-06-04 23:23:08

AARP The Magazine Reports Northern Westchester Hospital as One of the Safest Hospitals in American in the April/May 2013; Northern Westchester Earns an "A" Hospital Safety Score Ranking by The Leapfrog Group Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has earned an “A” Hospital Safety Score (SM) from the Leapfrog Group. The nonprofit group assigns scores to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals as part of its Hospital Safety Score...

2013-05-14 23:27:56

Northern Westchester Hospital orthopedics clinical trial focuses on patients' pain management after surgery. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Clinical Trials Program at Northern Westchester Hospital is pleased to announce an extended enrollment period for a total knee replacement pain management clinical trial. Also known as “The PACIRA Trial,” this study seeks to evaluate the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of a single injection femoral nerve block with...

2013-05-07 23:26:45

Award demonstrates the New York Hospital's commitment to quality care for stroke patients. Mt. Kisco, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association´s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Northern Westchester Hospital´s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To receive...

2013-04-15 23:01:16

Select specialties receive recognition that is a national designation given to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care. LOMA LINDA, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Blue Shield of California has named Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery® and a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement®. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded...

2012-10-26 04:03:36

Northern Westchester Hospital President and CEO, Joel Seligman to be Honored at Westchester County Asspciations's Leadership Dinner Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Joel Seligman, President and CEO of Northern Westchester Hospital will be honored at the Westchester County Association´s annual Leadership Dinner on November 1, 2012. Mr. Seligman was selected to receive WCA´s 2012 APEX Award for Advocacy as a result of his deep commitment to fostering wellness and...

2012-10-01 23:02:29

New York Rehabilitation program passes extensive accreditation process, recognized as leader in the field of rehabilitative care Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Northern Westchester Hospital is proud to announce the certification of its rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The Mt. Kisco Hospital was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular...


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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