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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...

2014-05-07 20:26:24

NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peebles Corporation and The Witkoff Group, along with our respected team of healthcare providers - Maimonides Medical Center, North Shore-LIJ Health System, ProHEALTH, and the Institute for Family Health - look forward to engaging with SUNY to redevelop the LICH campus and assure uninterrupted access to a broad array of healthcare services focused on meeting the needs of the surrounding communities. The Project Team is eager to demonstrate how its...

2014-04-14 12:37:21

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CirrusHealth, the next generation, patient-centered transition-of-care-platform developed by the neurosurgical team at the North Shore-LIJ Health System's Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH) has received an honorable mention for "Most Innovative" patient education submission in the nationwide Box and Dignity Health Patient Education App Challenge, the health system announced today. CirrusHealth was selected from more than 150 applications and...

2014-04-10 23:23:32

Dr. Schwartz discusses his approach to orthopedic patients and physical therapy. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Evan Schwartz is an orthopedic surgeon practicing out of Lenox Hill Hospital with his main practice located in Astoria, Queens. He is affiliated with the North Shore-LIJ Health System. In an interview conducted by Hands-On Physical Therapy of NY, Dr. Schwartz talks about the importance of patient care and physical therapy in his practice. Dr. Schwartz says that the...


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