North Shore-LIJ Health System

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Name: North Shore-LIJ Health System
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Race Benefits Plainview and Syosset Hospitals

Nearly 600 runners took part in the 11th annual Heart and Sole 5K Sunday in Plainview.This race benefits Plainview and Syosset Hospitals and the American Diabetes Association. There were nearly 600 participants and more than $40,000 was raised. The day ... [Published Syosset Patch - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Chronic Pain Relief for Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia

Patients with chronic pain due to neuropathy or fibromyalgia can find relief with two anti-seizure drugs, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The medications–gabapentin and pregabalin—are also known as ... [Published New Hyde Park Patch - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Lenox Hill Hospital Welcomes Students Behind-the-Robot

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lenox Hill Hospital, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, recently hosted students from the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED) to witness a live custom robotic prostate cancer surgery. David Samadi, MD, Chairman ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement

) -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will present the Society's highest honor, the 2014 Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, to Kanti R. Rai, MD, of the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) School of Medicine ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Summer Squash, Simply Made

So plentiful now, quick-growing summer squash come in many shapes and sizes. The most common are zucchini, yellow (straight-neck and crook-neck) and patty-pan.Summer squash are excellent sources of Vitamin C, potassium and phytochemicals. One cup contains ... [Published Plainview Patch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Health Workers' Union Wins Right to Organize Clinics

Some 70,000 New York City healthcare workers have a tentative labor deal with the umbrella group representing almost all local hospitals, averting a possible strike at the end of the month.But as important as wages, health benefits and pension were to ... [Published WNYC - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Golden handshakes: Retiring on top and remaining on the payroll

More not-for-profit hospitals appoint retired CEOs to head boardsShareToolsRetired hospital CEOs often stay with the institution in a well-paid emeritus position, the New York Times reports.That was apparently the case with Herbert Pardes, M.D., who retired ... [Published FierceHealthFinance - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists developing natural pacemaker

Experimenting on pigs, scientists have injected the animals’ hearts with a gene, which goes on to develop some of heart’s muscles into a natural pacemaker. The trials are being attempted with an eye on the development of biological pacemaker, hoped to ... [Published Press tv - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Waterborne Amoeba Rare but Deadly

MANHASSET—The deadly amoeba that killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl this week, while incredibly lethal, is actually very rare and hard to contract, a New York doctor says.While there have been less than 200 cases in the U.S. since the parasite, naegleria ... [Published Health Canal - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Adjusting to the New World of Outsourced Compounding

Since 2012, hospital pharmacy practice has undergone significant changes in regard to contracting for outsourced compounding services due in large part to the well-publicized case of contaminated, compounded corticosteroid preparations made by an outsourcer ... [Published PPP Mag.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Body Image Problems Start Early

Conflicting messages about body image are in the news again. This week, a reality TV star’s Instagram post showed her wearing her 4-year-old daughter’s pajamas.The image prompted conflicting responses. Some took the photo as an innocent, playful act between ... [Published West Islip Patch - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

PHELPS LOOKS TO LONG ISLAND FOR 'PARENT'

By Golden, John Proquest LLCJoining a growing procession in American health care, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow is the latest community hospital in Westchester to look to affiliate with a larger and well-financed metropolitan hospital ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 17 2014]

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...Samadi. "Interacting with the students is a wonderful experience for me. I enjoy introducing these bright minds to the opportunities in healthcare and answering their insightful questions. Their knowledge and passion for medicine will be a tremendous asset to future patients."
...Backed by a three-piece horn section, four-piece rhythm section and versatile vocalists, "Miss Leslie” is known for bringing a sultry, soulful style to the music."
...Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) told the newspaper. "It's not enough to say high compensation is necessary and leave it at that. A non-profit hospital should show how that compensation benefits its patients."
...that (malfunctioning heart) with an electronic device," said researcher Dr Eugenio Cingolani at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, "we are converting your own regular myocytes into pacemaker cells to give you a stable rate and rhythm."

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Race Benefits Plainview and Syosset Hospitals [Published Syosset Patch - 3 hours ago]
Chronic Pain Relief for Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia [Published New Hyde Park Patch - 8 hours ago]
Lenox Hill Hospital Welcomes Students Behind-th... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - 9 hours ago]
Lenox Hill Hospital Welcomes Students Behind-th... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 9 hours ago]
ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Awa... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
Friday's Downtown Sounds: Leslie Zimei and the ... [Published Glen Cove Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Summer Squash, Simply Made [Published Plainview Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Health Workers' Union Wins Right to Organize Cl... [Published WNYC - Jul 21 2014]
Golden handshakes: Retiring on top and remainin... [Published FierceHealthFinance - Jul 21 2014]
Long Island Office Market Showing Strength, Fli... [Published GlobeSt.com - Jul 21 2014]
Scientists developing natural pacemaker [Published Press tv - Jul 19 2014]
Waterborne Amoeba Rare but Deadly [Published Health Canal - Jul 19 2014]
Former NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Leader's S... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 19 2014]
Friends of Maya Chang Foundation commits $50,00... [Published Staten Island Live - Jul 19 2014]
MH17 Malaysia Airlines Disaster Could Be Setbac... [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 18 2014]
4 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Diabetes Risk Naturally [Published Woman's Day Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Feinstein Institute researchers identify brain ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 18 2014]
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Ca... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 18 2014]
Death of Researchers in MH17 Crash Could Have ‘... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 18 2014]
Train Concert Raises $1.5 Million for Feinstein... [Published The CW11 - Jul 18 2014]
Adjusting to the New World of Outsourced Compou... [Published PPP Mag.com - Jul 17 2014]
Body Image Problems Start Early [Published West Islip Patch - Jul 17 2014]
PHELPS LOOKS TO LONG ISLAND FOR 'PARENT' [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 17 2014]
Government regulations, enforcement, and compli... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Doctor sues Scores strip club over credit card ... [Published MyFox New York - Jul 17 2014]
Injecting gene into heart muscle may replace pa... [Published SAMAA TV - Jul 16 2014]
Health24.com | Healthy lifestyle may lower deme... [Published Health24 - Jul 16 2014]
Help your neighbor recover from surgery with a ... [Published Suffolk Times - Jul 16 2014]
What is your hobby? [Published Long Island Business News - Jul 15 2014]
Nurses could manage chronic care on doctors’ or... [Published WSAU-AM - Jul 15 2014]
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UJA-Federation of NY Honors South Nassau Commun... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 10 2014]
Oceanside, NY, July 10, 2014 --( PR.com )-- In recognition of her dedication and service to improving the health of the communities, the UJA - Federation of New York’s division of South Shore Healthcare Professionals honored Linda Efferen, MD, chief ...
The Rory Staunton Foundation and North Shore-LI... [Published Business Wire Health News - Jun 18 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rory Staunton Foundation and LIJ/NorthShore to Host Sepsis Forum in Washington DC on September 17, 2014 ...
Can a Blood Test Predict Alzheimer’s disease? [Published Brain Blogger - May 25 2014]
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an irreversible brain disease that causes progressive dementia. It currently affects over 35 million people worldwide and is expected to affect 115 million by 2050. A recent report indicates that AD claimed over 503,000 lives ...
Peebles and Witkoff Present the Healthcare Team... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 08 2014]
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 ...
North Shore-LIJ Deploys Mutualink’s Emergency C... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Apr 22 2014]
WALLINGFORD, Conn. & GREAT NECK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--North Shore-LIJ, one of the largest health care systems in the United States, has deployed Mutualink's secure communications platform in 15 hospitals and one mobile unit. ...
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Lenox Hill Hospital Welcomes Students Behind-th... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - 9 hours ago]
Four Years after St. Vincent's Hospital Closure... [Published GlobeNewswire: Metals News - Jul 09 2014]
Mark L. Claster Elected Chair of North Shore-LI... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 09 2014]
North Shore-LIJ Receives $2.5 Million Federal G... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 27 2014]
Feinstein Institute Celebrates Women in Science... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 22 2014]
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