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2013-07-16 12:26:52

Acclaimed for exceptional patient care and for its reputation among health-care professionals NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report has again named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in its 2013 "Best Hospitals" survey. The hospital also ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number four in the nation. Hospital for Special Surgery has been among the top ranked institutions in orthopedics and rheumatology for...

2013-07-12 16:22:18

Dr. S Robert Rozbruch of New York, NY is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. NEW YORK, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. S Robert Rozbruch was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130712/DC46662) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals,...

2013-06-14 12:25:48

Book Launch Marks Hospital's 150th Anniversary NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With 537 pages and 150 photographs, "Anatomy of a Hospital" chronicles the history of the nation's oldest hospital for orthopedics, from its beginnings in a doctor's home to help destitute children with disabilities to the premier hospital it has become today. From its founding during the Civil War to the present, the book's history of the hospital parallels the history of medicine, of New York...

2013-05-06 12:28:10

Focus on eight identified areas will enhance quality and outcomes in anticipation of 2014 Soccer World Cup and 2016 Olympics NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical pathways and quality initiatives leading to world class outcomes are the foundation of a far-reaching agreement between New York-based Hospital for Special Surgery, the recognized leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and related specialties, and Amil Par, the largest managed healthcare organization in Brazil, on...

2013-04-04 12:27:28

NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery has received, for the second consecutive year, the 2013 "Gallup Great Workplace Award" and is the only hospital in the Northeast to achieve this recognition. According to Gallup, this award recognizes the best-performing organizations for their special ability to create an engaged workplace culture. Applicants' results were compared across a research database composed of millions of work teams in more than 100...

2013-03-23 23:04:03

Seminar Presented by the Greenwich Hospital Women´s Health Initiative to highlight women´s sports injuries. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 12-1:30 PM, Katie Vadasdi, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist from ONS (Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists) on Valley Drive will be the featured speaker at a Greenwich Hospital Women´s Health Initiative lunchtime event on gender differences in sports injuries. The talk will take...

2013-02-25 23:01:07

A recent deal signed with Health First strengthens Intellum's presence and increases its impact in the healthcare field. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Health First recently signed an agreement to launch Intellum's EXCEED LMS for their Learning & Development department, thus supporting their strive for innovative technologies. Michele Grant Chetwynd (Health First's LMS Administrator) stated it was Matt Gilley's (Intellum's Chief Engagement Officer) transparency and business...

2013-01-30 12:27:24

TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robin Hood Foundation in New York City has awarded $75,000 to the Korean American Sandy Relief Committee of New Jersey (KASRC) to relieve the plight of those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Of that sum, $50,000 will go toward medical services, which will be administered by Holy Name Medical Center. Physicians and other healthcare professionals will be provided by the Korean Medical Program of Holy Name Medical Center. The services will include...

2012-12-26 16:20:47

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Ivan Colon. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121226/DC34515) In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent consistently received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2012. Millions of patients go online each year...

2012-11-30 08:23:59

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Hospital for Special Surgery has an infection rate that is significantly lower than the New York State average for hip replacement or revision surgeries, according to the 2011 report on hospital infection rates just released by the State Department of Health. "It is vital to a patient's well-being that they are aware of a center's infection rate when choosing where to have surgery," said Louis A. Shapiro, president and...