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Mount Sinai Named to DiversityInc’s Top Five Health System List for 2015

The Mount Sinai Health System was recently named to DiversityInc’s Top Five Hospitals and Health Systems list for 2015.
21-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Large Urban Hospitals at Disadvantage by Current Medicare/Medicaid Patient Satisfaction Rating System

The largest urban health systems do worse on government patient satisfaction scores than smaller, non-urban hospitals likely to serve white customers with higher education levels.
19-May-2015 10:00 AM EDT

The Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Center Opens at Mount Sinai

A state-of-the-art care center for patients of all ages living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is now open at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The Center features personalized treatments, new strategies in disease management and the chance to...
14-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Honors Leaders in Law, Information Technology, Medical Research and Health Care Reform

A Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, a pioneer in health care information technology, an ethics expert who influenced national health policy, and a Nobel Prize-winning neurologist were honored at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s 46th...
12-May-2015 1:30 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Doctors Victory Internal Medicine Brings Quality Care to Residents of Staten Island

With the goal of enhancing health care services for the residents of Staten Island, the Mount Sinai Health System has announced the acquisition of the newly-renamed Mount Sinai Doctors Victory Internal Medicine.
11-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Health System Names New Chair of Neurology

Renowned neurologist Barbara G. Vickrey, MD, MPH, has been named System Chair for the Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, with her new role to begin on Oct. 1, 2015.
7-May-2015 11:30 AM EDT

A Precise Approach to Treating Prostate Cancer: Focal Therapy Program Expands at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai is expanding its use of an image-guided technology that focuses on removing only cancerous tissue in the prostate, sparing the rest of the gland.
6-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Enhancing Emergency Medical Care for Seniors Could Reduce Hospital Admissions

Applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the number of geriatric patients admitted to intensive care units.
4-May-2015 4:00 PM EDT

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Identifying Speech and Hearing Problems Early May Prevent Future Losses

To mark Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, Mount Sinai Health System experts are sharing tips and tools that identify and prevent speech, voice, and hearing impairments. Such impairments affect 43 million Americans.
1-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Stroke Warning Signs and Treatment

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain (ischemic stroke) or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts (hemorrhagic stroke).
27-Apr-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Health System Experts Share Skin Cancer Tips and Patient Stories for Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with one in five Americans developing it over the course of their lives.
21-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts and Patients Share Their Tips and Stories for Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®

Tongue Cancer Survivor and Basketball Legend Donnie Walsh Urges Public to Attend Free Local Screenings Scheduled at Mount Sinai Health System
7-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Keeping Kidney Stones Away: Doctors from the Mount Sinai Health System Discuss Risk Factors for Kidney Stones and Tips for Preventing Them

March is Kidney Awareness month, and physicians from the Mount Sinai Health System are available to discuss risk factors associated with kidney stones and ways to prevent them.
4-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

To observe Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month, experts at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) and the Mount Sinai Health System are offering prevention tips and raising awareness of options for early detection...
2-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Mount Sinai Experts Share Facts and Care Tips During Glaucoma Awareness Month

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5-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer accounts for more annual deaths than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. It is the number one cancer killer of women. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2014, approximately 224,110 new cases of lung cancer will be...
6-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

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