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2013-07-24 23:02:44

Mount Sinai and Emek Medical Center in Israel Announce an Agreement to Collaborate on Future Projects New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Childhood obesity rates in Israel are now similar to those in the United States, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Mount Sinai Global Health (http://icahn.mssm.edu/research/programs/mount-sinai-global-health), a program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Clalit Health Services in Israel...

2013-07-22 16:23:12

MIAMI, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Sinai Medical Center has chosen Miami-based IGT Media Holdings as its agency of record for media buying services. Located in Miami Beach, FL, Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest independent, private, not-for profit teaching hospital and home to Florida's premier cardiovascular program - the Mount Sinai Heart Institute. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130722/FL50960LOGO ) IGT Media Holdings will focus its expertise in media...

2013-07-22 12:26:17

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In June, Mount Sinai Medical Center honored Florence and the late Irving Wallack, and paid tribute to their son David for his generosity to the medical center. The event celebrated the Wallack family's commitment to healthcare in the Miami Beach community with a dedication on the pedestal of a sculpture that stands outside the medical center's emergency room. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130722/DC50749 ) The...

2013-07-18 12:28:05

TORONTO, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Real Time Medical have announced a joint collaboration project to provide efficient and comprehensive teleradiology services to several New York imaging clinics. While leveraging existing technologies, Mount Sinai seeks to eliminate manual workflow steps between the institution and remote locations, unify disparate systems, and provide timely access to diagnostic reports. This project is to be accomplished with...

2013-05-31 23:16:33

Results of a study on 10 years of experience retraining anesthesiologists in a simulation program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reveal that 70 percent of participants returned to active practice within one year of completing the program. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Results of a study on 10 years of experience retraining anesthesiologists in a simulation program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reveal that 70 percent of participants returned to active practice within...

2013-05-20 11:17:12

Drug associated with rapid antidepressant effect in largest clinical trial to date Patients with treatment-resistant major depression saw dramatic improvement in their illness after treatment with ketamine, an anesthetic, according to the largest ketamine clinical trial to-date led by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The antidepressant benefits of ketamine were seen within 24 hours, whereas traditional antidepressants can take days or weeks to demonstrate a...

2013-05-10 23:02:34

Mount Sinai´s International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research (InCHOIR) is the data-coordinating center for the trial. New York, nY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Today the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) announced that “A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations” (ARUBA) has stopped enrolling patients because of higher than expected event rates in the interventional therapy arm. The International Center for...

2013-05-09 23:21:42

℠Cureatr´ App Developed by Mount Sinai Hospital Resident Dr. Joseph Mayer New York (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center has adopted an enterprise-grade mobile care-coordination mobile app called Cureatr, which was designed by a resident at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Joseph Mayer, MD. Mount Sinai has signed a multi-year contract to roll out the app to Mount Sinai clinicians. “Mount Sinai is the first major academic medical center to adopt Cureatr,” said...

2013-05-07 23:23:32

Mount Sinai Researcher Estimates that Lead Exposure Could Cause Mental Retardation in 6 in 1,000 Children Living Near the Sites New York, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Children living near toxic waste sites in lower and middle income countries such as India, Philippines and Indonesia may experience higher blood lead levels, resulting in a loss of IQ points and a higher incidence of mental retardation, according to a study presented today by Kevin Chatham-Stephens, MD, Pediatric Environmental...

2013-05-03 08:26:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody's Investors Service has upgraded its investment grade ratings assigned to Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida from stable to positive. The rating outlook reflects a multi-year track record of improved financial performance and continues to reinforce the medical center's strong image as a healthcare leader. The upgrade follows a fundamentally improved operating profile with measurable volume capture in cardiac...