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2013-09-03 23:22:48

NWH's Breast Institute has earned a three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The Breast Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital has earned a three-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers(NAPBC). Administered by the American College of Surgeons, this NAPBC certification is only given to breast centers that have voluntarily undergone, endured, and...

2013-08-27 23:25:11

Planetree Organization Recognizes Northern Westchester Hospital for Sustained Achievement and Innovation in Delivering Patient-Centered Care Mount Kisco, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been formally designated by Planetree, Inc. as a “Planetree Designated® Patient-Centered Hospital” for the third time. This designation recognizes NWH’s achievement and innovation in the delivery of patient-centered care, defined as an approach to...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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