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Nov 13, 2019, 09:30 ET Montefiore Signs Landmark Agreement To Provide Complex Medical Care To United Arab Emirates Patients

Montefiore Health System and The Department of Health (DOH) in United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a formal agreement to provide people from Dubai ...


Nov 13, 2019, 09:30 ET Montefiore firma un importante acuerdo para facilitar atención médica compleja a pacientes de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos

El Montefiore Health System y el Ministerio de Salud (MDS) de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos (EAU) han firmado un acuerdo para facilitar servicios...


Oct 08, 2019, 09:05 ET Identifying Rare Diseases In Newborns: Broader Screening For Better Outcomes

Pediatric genetic expert Dr. Melissa Wasserstein has been awarded $3.2 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct the most...


Oct 04, 2019, 10:01 ET 50 años de lucha contra la adicción

Fue una reunión de alto nivel entre expertos de la adicción, líderes clínicos, representantes de la comunidad y legisladores. El objetivo: buscar...


Oct 04, 2019, 10:00 ET 50 Years of Tackling Addiction

It was a high profile gathering of addiction experts, clinical leaders, community advocates and policymakers all searching for answers. In the face...


Sep 09, 2019, 12:53 ET Montefiore Ofrece Nuevos Servicios y Pericia a Niños con Cáncer

La división de Hematología, Oncología y Trasplante de Médula y Células Sanguíneas del Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM), ha experimentado un...


Sep 09, 2019, 12:02 ET Montefiore Offers New Services And Expertise To Children With Cancer

The Division of Hematology, Oncology and Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM), has undergone...


Aug 19, 2019, 09:47 ET Does Your Doctor Talk To You About Sun Protection? They Should.

While summer is drawing to a close, protecting skin from excessive sun exposure and UV damage is a year-round concern. But a new report published by...


Aug 13, 2019, 09:31 ET La primera investigación de este tipo examina la relación entre tasas de asma, control de enfermedades y depresión

El asma no se diagnostica ni se trata lo suficiente en estadounidense adultos de edad más avanzada, lo que deriva en resultados deficientes. La tasa...


Aug 13, 2019, 09:06 ET First-Of-Its-Kind Research Examines The Relationship Between Asthma Rates, Disease Control And Depression

Asthma is underdiagnosed and undertreated in older Americans, leading to poor outcomes. Older asthma patients who also suffer from depression have...


Jul 30, 2019, 08:31 ET Montefiore Is One Of The Nation's Best--Again

Montefiore ranks as one of the nation's best—again—in the U.S. News & World Report's rankings for 2019-2020, placing in the top 1% of hospitals for...


Dec 21, 2018, 12:41 ET La búsqueda de una atención más eficiente genera mejores resultados para los pacientes y una mayor racionalidad en los gastos

La coordinación de los servicios de salud ya no funciona según las reglas de la vieja escuela. Al alejarse de la medicina de pago por consulta en...


Dec 21, 2018, 12:18 ET Pursuit of More Efficient Care Leads to Better Patient Outcomes, Smarter Spending

Coordination of care services is no longer playing by old school health system rules. By stepping away from fee-for-service medicine and toward the...


Oct 23, 2018, 10:05 ET Médicos y máquinas unen inteligencias para prevenir la mortífera insuficiencia pulmonar

Un nuevo instrumento de inteligencia artificial (IA) está siendo creado para ayudar a los médicos a identificar y tratar mejor un tipo de...


Oct 22, 2018, 09:41 ET Doctors And Machines Combine Intelligence To Prevent Deadly Lung Failure

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool is being built to help doctors better identify and treat a deadly, but under-recognized, form of lung failure....


Oct 18, 2018, 10:21 ET New Study Identifies How to Best Support People with Depression

Behavioral health has historically taken a back seat to physical health, despite depression and related behavioral health conditions being major risk ...


Sep 26, 2018, 16:09 ET Montefiore Earns Highest Status In Stroke Care

Montefiore's outstanding stroke care has been recognized by an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, meaning that the highest standards...


Sep 21, 2018, 11:00 ET National Recognition for Einstein Montefiore Addiction Specialist

Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., an Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System expert in opioid use disorder, has been selected...


Apr 18, 2018, 08:24 ET New York's First Freestanding Emergency Department Turns Five

The thought of an emergency department without beds may still be a foreign concept to many, but in the Bronx, a freestanding emergency department was ...


Jan 16, 2018, 09:11 ET Families Who Adopt Receive Specialized Medical Care From Montefiore

Parents of adopted children can now consult with a nationally recognized expert in adoption medicine at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). ...


Dec 14, 2017, 07:30 ET Patients' Own Immune Cells May Hold The Key To Fighting Deadly Cancers

Scientists have taken a significant step forward in efforts to harness our own white blood cells to fight deadly cancers. A pilot study, funded by...


Nov 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Hudson Valley Gets $3 Million to Fuel Community Health Projects

Can paramedics prevent discharged patients from landing back in the hospital? Can teens be trained to help peers seek primary care? These are some of ...


Oct 24, 2017, 09:45 ET Montefiore-Einstein Physician Awarded $1 Million to Train the Next Generation of Bronx-Grown Medical Professionals

Juan Robles, M.D., attending physician at Montefiore Health System and assistant professor of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College...


Sep 28, 2017, 08:00 ET Montefiore Health System And Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Announce New Chair Of Radiology

Internationally acclaimed radiologist and researcher Judy Yee, M.D., FACR, has been named professor and university chair of the department of...


Sep 12, 2017, 11:49 ET Underreported Complication From Breast Cancer Treatment Gets New Attention And Hope For Improved Care

Breast cancer related lymphedema (BCRL), a common and painful, yet underreported side effect of surgery and radiation, is getting fresh attention,...