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2014-10-28 23:12:16

Leading Health System to Leverage Explorys’ Risk Stratification and Mitigation Solutions to Better Predict Utilization and Improve Delivery of Care Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that the North Shore-LIJ Health System (North Shore-LIJ), one of the nation's largest health systems, has selected Explorys to support its research and pay-for-performance programs, improve care quality, and reduce...

2014-09-24 08:27:21

KIBBUTZ HAMA'APIL, Israel, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The acWire(TM) is intended for use in peripheral vascular and heart catheterization procedures to introduce and assist in positioning diagnostic and interventional devices. The acWire may also function as an alignment tool by providing a reference plane of anatomical structure of interest (i.e., the aortic valve). MediValve, Ltd., a Trendlines portfolio company, today announced that...

2014-09-18 23:14:13

NY Orthopedics is one of the largest orthopedic group medical practices in the greater New York City area. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Philip P. Rosenthal, a well-known healthcare executive, has joined NY Orthopedics as Chief Executive Officer. “I have known Phil for over 30 years. I’m delighted to have someone with his expertise as a healthcare executive managing all aspects of our orthopedic and sports medicine practice” said Stephen J. Nicholas, MD, Founder and...

2014-09-11 12:27:08

Medical Community Members and Locals Honored For Their Tireless Support For The Cause And Ongoing Fight For A Cure WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voices Against Brain Cancer is set to host its inaugural annual "Join the Voices! D.C. Walk." On Sunday, September 21, 2014 The National Mall will be filled with individuals, friends, family and loved ones joined together in support of this worthy cause. Registration begins at 8:00 AM with a 9:00 AM start time. The...

2014-07-24 23:01:14

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians.Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading specialist in hematology and oncology, Dr. Hitendra Upadhyaya, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Upadhyaya to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical...

2014-07-18 08:22:31

Tony-award winning actress Laura Benanti emcees event; Endometriosis Foundation of America, co-founded by Tamer Seckin, MD, and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi present fellowship award MANHASSET, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning band Train took center stage Wednesday evening in Oyster Bay, NY for a private benefit concert supporting The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The event also featured Endometriosis Foundation of...

2014-06-05 23:02:50

Northern Westchester Hospital Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a letter of intent to explore joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital and the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that the Northern Westchester Hospital Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a letter of intent to explore joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System. The letter of intent allows North Shore-LIJ and Northern Westchester...

2014-05-16 12:26:58

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once mainly an instrument to protect your belongings and family, cameras have expanded beyond homes and offices into an area where a mistake can mean the difference between life and death: operating rooms. Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center has installed cameras in all 24 of its operating rooms (ORs), which performed nearly 20,000 surgeries in 2013. With the national average of approximately 40 wrong-site surgeries and...

2014-05-13 08:32:41

SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Board of Directors Monday night unanimously approved a letter of intent to explore joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System. The letter of intent allows North Shore-LIJ and Phelps Memorial to begin the due diligence process and enter into exclusive negotiations, with a goal of executing a final agreement by late summer for Phelps to become the health system's first hospital in Westchester...

2014-05-08 08:39:06

Progress reported in treatment of brain tumors, vascular malformations and functional disorders NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 500 participants from 40 countries, including neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, physicists and other healthcare providers, will gather next week (May 11-15) in New York City for the 17th International Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting to discuss the latest results of Gamma Knife® radiosurgery "The multidisciplinary scientific...


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