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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...

2014-05-08 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...

2014-04-23 12:30:00

Celebration and symposium to be held in New York on June 9 MANHASSET, N.Y., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that John J. O'Shea, MD, scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be the recipient of the second annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine. The Ross Prize is issued via the Feinstein Institute's...

2014-04-18 10:09:07

New insight has the potential to improve treatment for the condition In a review published in the April issue of Immunity, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it's time to take a fresh look at the medical community's approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, including more than 200,000 Americans. Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to fight an injury or infection trigger inflammation...

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...

2014-03-20 23:01:51

Kanti Rai, MD, and Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, comment on study of new leukemia therapy. Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Two North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute doctors, world-renowned for their research in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), weigh in on a German study of a new drug therapy for CLL in the March 20 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today. CLL is one of the most common forms of blood cancers, usually affecting...

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...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.