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Newswise: NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns Opens
Released: 3-Aug-2020 9:00 AM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns Opens
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NewYork-Presbyterian today celebrated the opening of the NewYork-Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to providing exceptional, individualized care to pregnant women and their newborn babies before, during, and after childbirth—including advanced care for high-risk pregnancies and newborns who require extra support.

26-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT
Multiples Have Higher Risk of Medical Mix-ups in NICU
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Multiple-birth infants had a significantly higher risk of wrong-patient order errors compared with singletons in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), according to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics by researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Newswise: NewYork-Presbyterian Rises to #5 Hospital in the Nation and Remains #1 in New York in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Hospitals’
29-Jul-2019 7:05 PM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Rises to #5 Hospital in the Nation and Remains #1 in New York in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Hospitals’
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked No. 5 in the nation and No. 1 in New York, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual survey of “Best Hospitals,” published online today. This is the 19th consecutive year NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the top-ranked hospital in New York.

Newswise: NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital Designated as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons
Released: 9-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital Designated as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons’(ACS) Children’s Surgery Verification Committee.

17-Jun-2019 6:00 PM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Among Nation’s Best in Every Specialty Featured in U.S. News and World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” Survey
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For the 13th year in a row, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other New York hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals.”

Released: 6-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
A Guide to Understanding Gender Identity
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

As more people become aware of the transgender and gender-nonconforming experience, many may be uncertain about the terminology used by these communities. A NewYork-Presbyterian expert breaks down some of the terms that are used to describe the spectrum of gender identity to help people better understand both the language and how to create a more inclusive environment for the estimated 1 million adults in the U.S. who identify as transgender.

Newswise: 8 Things a Leading Cardiologist Wishes You Knew About Your Heart Health
Released: 8-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
8 Things a Leading Cardiologist Wishes You Knew About Your Heart Health
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Once considered a “man’s disease,” we now know that cardiovascular disease affects people of all ages and races, and, in fact, is the leading cause of death for both men and women.

Newswise: 10 Easy Tips for a Healthy Heart
Released: 1-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
10 Easy Tips for a Healthy Heart
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

When you’re looking for tips to protect your heart, who better to ask than a cardiologist? In recognition of American Heart Month, Health Matters asked five NewYork-Presbyterian cardiologists to share the tips that they follow for a healthy heart.

Newswise: NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division Achieves Designation from the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®
Released: 10-Jan-2019 9:40 AM EST
NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division Achieves Designation from the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division announced today that it has received national recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, the highest and most prestigious distinction that a health care organization can earn for nursing excellence and innovation.

Newswise: Mary Beth Claus Named Group Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at NewYork-Presbyterian
28-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST
Mary Beth Claus Named Group Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at NewYork-Presbyterian
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian has named Mary Beth Claus group senior vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel, effective March 2019.

Released: 2-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Named 2018 Most Wired
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The 20th annual “HealthCare’s Most Wired” survey, released by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), has recognized NewYork-Presbyterian as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals of 2018.

Released: 16-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
“Love Your Spine” - Tips for Better Spine Health
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

In recognition of World Spine Day, spine surgeons at the Daniel and Jane Och Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian offer tips on how to be proactive about spine health.

22-Sep-2018 1:20 PM EDT
Minimally Invasive Procedure Significantly Improved Outcomes for Heart Failure Patients with Mitral Regurgitation
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

A multicenter clinical trial has found that a minimally invasive procedure called transcatheter mitral valve repair significantly reduced hospitalizations and mortality for heart failure patients with moderate-to-severe or severe functional mitral regurgitation.

Newswise: NewYork-Presbyterian Remains New York’s #1 Hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” Survey
13-Aug-2018 3:50 PM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Remains New York’s #1 Hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” Survey
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the largest and most comprehensive healthcare delivery systems in the nation, is the top-ranked hospital in New York for the 18th consecutive year, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s annual survey of “Best Hospitals,” published online today.

Newswise: Dr. Francis Lee Appointed Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
12-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Dr. Francis Lee Appointed Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Francis Lee, a leading physician-scientist whose research focuses on anxiety disorders, has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and psychiatrist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, effective July 1.

25-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Among Nation’s Best in Every Specialty Featured in U.S. News and World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” Survey
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

For the 12th year in a row, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other New York metro area hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The 2018-19 rankings are published online today.

Newswise: Top Tick Tips: What to Know and How to Protect Yourself
Released: 13-Jun-2018 3:25 PM EDT
Top Tick Tips: What to Know and How to Protect Yourself
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The summer months are upon us and people are beginning to spend more time outdoors, increasing their exposure to ticks and the diseases they may carry. Most people are familiar with Lyme disease, which if left untreated can cause an infection that spreads to the joints, the heart, and the nervous system, but what they may not know is that different species of ticks may bring different and less familiar health concerns.

Released: 10-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Irving Medical Center Open the Mothers Center, a First of Its Kind in the Nation
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

In time for Mother’s Day, NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Irving Medical Center announced the opening of the Mothers Center, a new space that will provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care before, during and after a high-risk pregnancy, starting later this month. An innovative approach to maternal health care, the Mothers Center will consolidate all relevant specialists in the same location, where they can collaborate on individual patients’ care. It is the first of its kind in the country.

Released: 4-May-2018 3:30 PM EDT
Expert Availability: NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Experts to Present at the 2018 American Psychiatric Association (APA) Meeting
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Physicians and leaders from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will attend the 2018 American Psychiatric Association (APA) annual meeting in New York, NY from May 5 – 9.

Newswise: How to Spot the Signs of Stroke, with Five Tips on Prevention to Kick Off Stroke Awareness Month
Released: 1-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT
How to Spot the Signs of Stroke, with Five Tips on Prevention to Kick Off Stroke Awareness Month
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke , and every four minutes, someone dies from a stroke, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Stroke is the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S. and the fifth leading cause of death. The earlier a stroke is recognized and treated, the greater the chance of recovery. In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, NewYork-Presbyterian is sharing information on stroke risk and prevention.

Released: 24-Apr-2018 3:40 PM EDT
Newyork-Presbyterian Opens a World-Class Center for Ambulatory Care: Newyork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center
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Today, NewYork-Presbyterian celebrated the opening of the NewYork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center, a world-class ambulatory care center that combines innovative clinical approaches and cutting-edge technology to provide exceptional care and a seamless patient experience.

Newswise: Newyork-Presbyterian’s Health Matters Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary of Sharing Stories of Science, Care and Wellness
27-Mar-2018 4:50 PM EDT
Newyork-Presbyterian’s Health Matters Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary of Sharing Stories of Science, Care and Wellness
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian’s Health Matters, an award-winning online destination created to share stories of science, care and wellness, celebrates its one year anniversary this March.

26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
NewYork-Presbyterian to Implement Meatless Monday Initiative
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NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic healthcare delivery systems, is launching a “Meatless Monday” initiative at a number of the Hospital’s onsite retail locations beginning February 26.

19-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Launch Living Donor Liver Transplant Program
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

To expand access to life-saving liver transplants for those in need, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine have unveiled a new living donor liver transplant program. It performed its first such transplant with success in late January.

Released: 6-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST
H3N2: What You Need to Know About This Year’s Flu
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

As the flu virus spreads this year, NewYork-Presbyterian breaks down how to prevent its spread and lessen symptoms.

Released: 5-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST
10 Facts Every Woman Should Know about Heart Disease
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

For Heart Month, NewYork-Presbyterian cardiologists provide 10 tips for women about heart disease and how to protect yourself.

Released: 30-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
7 Tips to Save Your Stomach on Super Bowl Sunday
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest eating and drinking days of the year and with the spread of snacks on tables across America, often, it’s easy to overeat. It is estimated that Americans eat over one billion wings during Super Bowl weekend, according to the National Chicken Council, and consume approximately 2,400 calories during the game, according to the National Calorie Council.

Newswise: NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens Collaborate 
To Bring World-Class Care Through Telemedicine
10-Dec-2017 9:00 AM EST
NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens Collaborate To Bring World-Class Care Through Telemedicine
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring convenient access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s world-class care through new telemedicine services, now available through Walgreens digital properties and at self-service kiosks at select Duane Reade drugstores in New York.

Released: 7-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST
Study of Electrocardiogram Readings in National Basketball Association (NBA) Players Highlights Value of Sport-Specific Normative Data and Guidelines
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Study of Electrocardiogram Readings in National Basketball Association (NBA) Players Highlights Value of Sport-Specific Normative Data and Guidelines. The findings were published on Dec. 6 in JAMA Cardiology.

Released: 7-Dec-2017 8:55 AM EST
Study Shows Acupuncture Decreased Joint Pain in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Aromatase Inhibitors
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Acupuncture decreased joint symptoms in women with early-stage breast cancer treated with aromatase inhibitors, according to a randomized, multicenter clinical trial led by researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The findings were presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 5 – 9.

Released: 16-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST
Irving Family’s $700 Million Bequest to Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Sets Stage for Dramatic Advances in Cancer Research and Care
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian announced today that Florence Irving and her late husband, Herbert Irving, have given $700 million to the two institutions to dramatically advance research and clinical programs for the treatment of cancer.

Released: 18-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Renames The Spine Hospital: The Daniel and Jane Och Spine Hospital
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian will hold a dedication ceremony today to celebrate the renaming of The Spine Hospital to the Daniel and Jane Och Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian, in recognition of the visionary $25 million gift by longtime supporters Daniel and Jane Och.

2-Oct-2017 4:50 PM EDT
Are These Common Organ Donor Myths Stopping You From Saving a Life?
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

On October 4, NewYork-Presbyterian is celebrating Organ Donor Enrollment Day by launching a new campaign to educate New Yorkers about the need for organ donations and encourage people across the state to become organ donors.

Newswise: Dr. Roshni Rao Appointed Chief of Breast Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
2-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT
Dr. Roshni Rao Appointed Chief of Breast Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Roshni Rao, a renowned expert in breast care, has been appointed chief of the Breast Surgery Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, effective October 3.

26-Sep-2017 6:00 AM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital Opens First-of-Its Kind, State-of-the-Art, Infant Cardiac Unit
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital has opened The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Infant Cardiac Unit. The new, state-of-the-art, 17-bed unit is solely dedicated to infant cardiac care (0-3 months old) and is the first of its kind in the United States.

Released: 14-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center’s Tele-Ophthalmology Unit Pioneers Anti-Blindness Effort
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) recently unveiled a state-of-the-art mobile testing unit in a push to reduce blindness-causing eye diseases across the city.

Released: 31-Aug-2017 6:00 AM EDT
Dr. Pawel Muranski to Head New Cellular Immunotherapy Laboratory at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Pawel Muranski has joined NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) as director of cellular immunotherapy at the newly established Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) cell production lab and assistant director of Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy.

16-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT
Backpacks Can Mean Backaches for Back-to-Schoolers
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

With back-to-school quickly approaching, parents have already begun securing basic necessities like backpacks.

14-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT
ARCADIA Trial Will Test Link Between Stroke and a Common Heart Condition
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

A new clinical trial led by investigators at NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Weill Cornell Medicine aims to identify and treat what may be a common underlying cause of recurrent strokes.


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