Large Urban Hospitals at Disadvantage by Current Medicare and Medicaid Patient Satisfaction Rating System
May 19, 2015
The largest urban health systems do worse on government patient satisfaction scores than smaller, non-urban hospitals according to a new study by Mount Sinai researchers published this month in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
Mount Sinai Doctors Victory Internal Medicine Brings Quality Care to Residents of Staten Island
May 11, 2015
With the goal of enhancing health care services for the residents of New York City’s southernmost borough, the Mount Sinai Health System has announced the acquisition of the newly-renamed Mount Sinai Doctors Victory Internal Medicine.
The Mount Sinai Hospital Opens the Lauder Family Cardiovascular Ambulatory Center
May 8, 2015
Lauder Family Cardiovascular Ambulatory Center created thanks to the generous support from Ronald S. Lauder and family to honor Dr. Valentin Fuster.
Mount Sinai Health System Names New Chair of Neurology
May 7, 2015
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.
Enhancing Emergency Medical Care for Seniors Could Reduce Hospital Admissions
May 4, 2015
Applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the number of geriatric patients admitted to intensive care units, possibly extending lives and reducing Medicare costs.
Patients with AIDS at Increased Risk of Developing Age-Related Macular Degeneration
May 4, 2015
New Study Results Add to Growing Body of Research that HIV-Infected Patients May Experience Age-Related Diseases Earlier in Life
3D-Printed Trachea among Key Mount Sinai Research Presented at American Association for Thoracic Surgery Meeting
May 4, 2015
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers presented several landmark studies at the 2015 American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) meeting in Seattle.
Sanford J. Grossman Charitable Trust Pledges $3 Million to Create Center for Integrative Studies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Mount Sinai
April 27, 2015
The Sanford J. Grossman Charitable Trust, founded by renowned economist and philanthropist Sanford J. Grossman, PhD, has committed $3 million to establish the Dr. Sanford J. Grossman Center for Integrative Studies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Making Waves with Robotic Ultrasound Between New York and Chicago
April 23, 2015
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rush University Medical Center are testing in a new clinical trial long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound over the Internet.
Mount Sinai Scientists Find Unprecedented Microbial Diversity in Isolated Amazonian Tribe
April 17, 2015
Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine have discovered the most diverse collection of bacteria yet in humans among an isolated tribe of Yanomami Amerindians in the remote Amazonian jungles of Venezuela.
Albert L. Siu, MD, Appointed Chair of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
April 10, 2015
Albert L. Siu, M.D., M.S.P.H., was appointed Chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). He will hold office for a one-year term. Dr. Siu was appointed to this position by the director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Mount Sinai Receives $8.8 million Grant to Further Stem Cell Research
April 7, 2015
An $8.8 million grant from the New York State Stem Cell Science Program will accelerate efforts by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to develop new stem-cell-based treatments for chemotherapy-resistant blood cancer and other genetic blood disorders.