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Jul 12, 2017, 09:30 ET Montefiore And Einstein Awarded $3.4 Million NIH Grant To Integrate Opioid And Tobacco Addiction Treatment

Researchers at Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine were awarded a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of...


May 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Montefiore Performs Its 300th Heart Transplant And Kicks-Off Annual BronxHeart Symposium

Montefiore Medical Center transplanted its 300th heart, marking a major milestone since the program's inception in 1999. With the best one-year...


Mar 02, 2017, 08:50 ET Montefiore Pilots New Model To Advance Integration Of Behavioral Health Services In New York Primary Care Practices

Montefiore Health System, the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been awarded two grants to improve the ability of...


Feb 27, 2017, 10:04 ET Sheldon M. Feldman M.D. Named Chief, Division Of Breast Surgery & Surgical Oncology, And Director Of Breast Cancer Services At Montefiore And Einstein

Sheldon M. Feldman, M.D., has been named chief of the division of breast surgery and surgical oncology, and director of Breast Cancer Services at...


Jan 05, 2017, 09:00 ET Montefiore Earns National Recognition for Exemplary Outcomes From the American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized the Department of Surgery at Montefiore...


Dec 13, 2016, 10:13 ET Montefiore Health System And Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Announce New Chair Of Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences

Preeminent psychiatric researcher and clinician, Jonathan E. Alpert, M.D., Ph.D, has been named professor and university chair of the Department of...


Nov 16, 2016, 11:00 ET Randi Kaplan Named Schwartz Center's 2016 National Caregiver Of The Year

The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, a national leader in in providing compassionate care to patients and caregivers, has named Randi...


Aug 22, 2016, 12:17 ET Joining Forces To Provide The Best Health Care In The Bronx

Montefiore Health System and SBH Health System have signed a "Letter of Intent" (LOI) agreeing to explore a closer integrated relationship, further...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 ET Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center Awarded $3 Million for HIV Prevention

 Researchers at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Columbia University Medical Center, have been awarded nearly $3 million...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:05 ET Montefiore Health System And Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Announce New Chair Of Medicine

Leading endocrinology researcher and clinician Yaron Tomer, M.D., has been named professor and university chair of the Department of Medicine at...


Oct 23, 2015, 08:02 ET Montefiore Receives 4-Year $9.6 Million CMMI Grant For Transformative Behavioral Health Initiative

Montefiore Health System (MHS) today announced receipt of a four-year, $9.6 million grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation...


Sep 16, 2015, 08:00 ET Montefiore And Saint Joseph's Enter Clinical Affiliation To Enhance Patient Care

Montefiore Health System and Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers, NY today announced they have entered into a clinical affiliation agreement...


Sep 16, 2014, 15:46 ET Montefiore Medical Center Reports Continued Success as a Pioneer ACO, Remains Committed to Program

 Montefiore Medical Center, a premier academic medical center, and the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine today...


Aug 04, 2014, 16:00 ET Formerly Conjoined Twins Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary Of Groundbreaking Surgery Performed At Montefiore Medical Center

 Formerly conjoined twins Carl and Clarence Aguirre celebrated the tenth anniversary of their separation today with the medical team that...


Jul 16, 2014, 10:20 ET Montefiore Medical Center Named Health Care Innovation Awards Recipient for Innovative Behavioral Health Model

 Montefiore Medical Center has been selected to receive a $5.6 million Health Care Innovation Award from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid...


May 19, 2014, 12:04 ET Fight Against Healthcare-Associated Infections Supported Through New Toolkit

Montefiore Medical Center, in partnership with Boston University School of Public Health, today announced the launch of a toolkit to help prevent...


May 08, 2014, 16:25 ET Montefiore Partners With The Lopez Family Foundation To Establish The "Center For A Healthy Childhood"

 Montefiore Medical Center today announced a new partnership with the Lopez Family Foundation and the establishment of the Center for a Healthy...


Jan 24, 2013, 17:24 ET Bankruptcy Court Clears Way For Montefiore Medical Center To Acquire Assets of Westchester Square

The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York today approved Montefiore Medical Center's bid to acquire the facilities of New York...


Jan 10, 2013, 14:16 ET Significant Increase In Flu Cases At Montefiore Medical Center As Severe Flu Season Gains Momentum

Montefiore Experts Urge Public to Get Vaccinated Montefiore Medical Center infectious disease experts are urging the public to get...


Nov 12, 2012, 15:56 ET Dr. Judy Aschner Named Chair of Pediatrics Department At Montefiore Medical Center And Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Leading Researcher and Clinician to Drive Strategic Goals for World-Renowned Children's Hospital at Montefiore  Montefiore Medical...


Oct 23, 2012, 08:45 ET Sleep Apnea Can Reduce Severity Of Cardiac Injury During A Heart Attack, According To Montefiore Study

Study of cardiac patients found a cardioprotective role of sleep apnea during an acute Myocardial Infarction  Patients with sleep...


Oct 15, 2012, 16:40 ET Research At Montefiore Medical Center Highlights Necessity Of Simulation Training For Improved Operative Performance And Increased Patient Safety

Study Shows Surgical Proficiency Levels are Achieved at Variable Rates and Suggests Current Protocols Insufficiently Evaluate Residents' Skills...


Aug 15, 2012, 15:07 ET AHRQ Innovations Report on Montefiore Care Management Company (CMO) Highlights Successes of Accountable Care Organization Model

Report Includes Data Illustrating how Care Coordination Programs can Improve Patient Outcomes, Reduce Hospital Admissions, Readmissions and Medical...


Jun 20, 2012, 14:36 ET Montefiore Studies Discover "Sandwich" Therapy Best Treatment For Aggressive Uterine Cancer

"Sandwiched" Sequencing of Chemotherapy and Radiation Resulted in More Than 80% Survival Rates in Early Stage Patients "Sandwich" therapy...


Apr 17, 2012, 17:24 ET Montefiore is First Integrated Healthcare Delivery Network in U.S. to Launch System Wide Sharps Recycling Program

Montefiore Medical Center is the first integrated healthcare delivery network in the U.S. to introduce a system wide recycling program that diverts...