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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...

2014-05-07 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...

2014-03-07 23:02:27

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 been named one of five semi-finalists in the Box and Dignity Health Patient Education App Challenge, the health system announced today. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 CirrusHealth, the next generation, patient-centered transition-of-care-platform developed by the neurosurgical team at the North...

2014-03-06 12:28:02

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced that its new comprehensive care center now under construction in Greenwich Village will be called "Lenox Hill HealthPlex." Located at 7(th) Avenue between W. 12(th ) and 13(th) Streets, the HealthPlex represents a new model of community based care that integrates health and wellness services with seamless access to 24-hour emergency care and a full range of medical specialists. The...

2014-03-05 23:23:42

Movement Disorders Center One of Nine Sites Nationwide Doing the Test (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Movement Disorders Center will be one of nine sites in the United States taking part in a clinical trial of a new drug for Tourette syndrome, the health system announced today. The drug, AZD5213, targets the histamine H3 receptor. Histamine is commonly associated with allergies and the immune system, but it also plays a role in regulating dopamine and the...

2014-02-14 16:25:35

Device is useful in monitoring the type of injuries suffered by combat veterans MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore-LIJ's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today that it has received U.S. patent approval for a new device that could help physicians better monitor severe traumatic brain injuries, such as those suffered by combat. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded a $5 million grant in October 2010 to North Shore-LIJ's...

2014-02-04 12:28:49

Outpatient program delivers radiation therapy in modern, healing setting LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute today announced the opening of a $47 million, 30,000-square-feet facility offering comprehensive outpatient radiation therapy in a sleekly-designed and calming setting. North Shore-LIJ's Department of Radiation Medicine, which provides a wide range of radiation oncology services to adults and children, has relocated...


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