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Dec 14, 2015, 09:48 ET OPKO's GeneDx Subsidiary and North Shore-LIJ Health System Form Strategic Alliance for Genetic Testing

The North Shore-LIJ Health System and OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) have formed a novel strategic alliance to provide genomic testing, molecular...


Dec 10, 2015, 10:38 ET Stimulating Vagus Nerve Prevents Blood Loss Following Surgery, Battlefield Injuries, Feinstein Institute Study Shows

Stimulating the vagus nerve is a potentially efficacious and safe way to stop the flow of blood and prevent hemorrhagic complications following...


May 16, 2014, 09:29 ET LIJ Medical Center Introduces One-of-a-Kind Video Monitoring Project to Enhance Patient Safety in ORs

 Once mainly an instrument to protect your belongings and family, cameras have expanded beyond homes and offices into an area where a mistake...


May 13, 2014, 08:24 ET Westchester's Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Takes First Step to Explore Joining North Shore-LIJ Health System

 The Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Board of Directors Monday night unanimously approved a letter of intent to explore joining the North...


Jan 21, 2014, 09:39 ET North Shore-LIJ Health System, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Announce Affiliation Agreement

Strategic alliance targets opportunities for collaborative programs, initiatives and services The North Shore-LIJ Health System and Boca Raton...


Jul 17, 2013, 09:59 ET Lenox Hill Hospital Ranked Among the Nation's Best Hospitals for Heart, ENT Care

 Lenox Hill Hospital was ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in Cardiology and Heart Surgery and Ear, Nose and Throat...


May 21, 2013, 08:00 ET North Shore-LIJ Extends Use of 3rd Party Remote Video Auditing into ORs

 The North Shore-LIJ Health System is expanding a first-of-its-kind video monitoring system used to measure hand-washing compliance at North...


May 06, 2013, 14:27 ET $4 Million Marketing Campaign to Promote North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute

The North Shore-LIJ Health System today launched a $4 million marketing campaign to promote its newly established Cancer Institute. Geared toward...


Nov 08, 2012, 10:35 ET North Shore-LIJ Raises $2.3 M for Employees Devastated by Hurricane Sandy

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today it has raised about $2.3 million for a relief fund that will be used primarily to benefit...


Jul 23, 2012, 14:18 ET Long Island Home Joins North Shore-LIJ Health System

The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced that The Long Island Home in Amityville, NY, operator of South Oaks Hospital, a 233- licensed bed...


Jul 17, 2012, 12:25 ET North Shore-LIJ Hospitals Ranked by US News & World Report Among Nation's Best in Five Clinical Areas

 Three North Shore-LIJ Health System hospitals – Huntington Hospital in Suffolk County, North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) in...


Oct 20, 2011, 09:00 ET HealthGrades Names Franklin Hospital Best of Long Island for Joint Replacement Surgery

Franklin Hospital is ranked the best on Long Island for joint replacement outcomes according to the 2011 Healthcare Consumerism and Hospital...


Aug 23, 2011, 08:00 ET North Shore-LIJ, Rockville Centre Ambulance Partnership Saves Time, Money, Lives

Over the past 2 1/2 years, the North Shore-LIJ Center for Emergency Medical Services (CEMS) has responded to more than 2,300 911 emergency calls...


Dec 17, 2010, 15:51 ET North Shore-LIJ and ProHealth Target Employee Wellness With New Fitness Facility

The North Shore-LIJ Health System and ProHealth Care Associates LLP today announced the opening of "Vivo Health Fitness at ProHealth," a...


Nov 19, 2010, 09:30 ET HealthGrades Ranks Franklin Hospital Best on Long Island for Joint Replacement Surgery

Franklin Hospital is ranked the best on Long Island for joint replacement outcomes and also is tops in Nassau County for its overall success in...


Nov 16, 2010, 11:57 ET HealthGrades Ranks Franklin Hospital Best on Long Island for Joint Replacement Surgery

Valley Stream hospital also tops in Nassau County for overall orthopedics and joint replacement Franklin Hospital is ranked the best on Long...


Sep 15, 2010, 17:19 ET North Shore-LIJ Partners with DEA in First-Ever Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The North Shore-LIJ Health System is partnering with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other government, community, public...


Jul 23, 2010, 09:30 ET Study Seeks Volunteers to Measure Safety of Treatment 'Boost' for Patients with Oropharyngeal Cancer

The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine announced today it is seeking patients with cancer of the oropharynx (back of...


Jun 03, 2010, 10:18 ET Richard D. Goldstein Elected Chairman of North Shore-LIJ Health System

The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the election of Richard D. Goldstein as its next chairman. Mr. Goldstein, a resident of...


May 19, 2010, 14:00 ET Agreement Finalized for Lenox Hill Hospital to Join North Shore-LIJ Health System

An agreement has been finalized for Lenox Hill Hospital to join the North Shore-LIJ Health System, hospital officials announced today.  The...


Apr 21, 2010, 14:13 ET Marking the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, North Shore-LIJ and EPA Sign Agreement on Far-Reaching Green Initiatives

North Shore-LIJ is NY area's first hospital system to partner with the EPA on significant environmental and conservation programs The North...


Sep 07, 2007, 01:00 ET Revolutionary HD Surgical Footage from North Shore-LIJ Surgeon to be Broadcast for the First Time on ABC's 20/20, National Geographic Channel

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, high definition (HD) video footage of the human body taken by Steven...


Jun 09, 2006, 01:00 ET Mets President and Partner Saul Katz Elected Chairman of North Shore-LIJ Health System

MANHASSET, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Saul Katz, a partner in the New York Mets who was instrumental in the formation of the North Shore-Long...


Jul 21, 2003, 01:00 ET Grateful Recipients of Brain Surgery Join Sen. Schumer to Open North Shore-LIJ's Chiari Institute

GREAT NECK, N.Y., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System today opened the world's first comprehensive,...