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Dec 10, 2019, 12:14 ET Northwell, CareMount Medical sign clinical affiliation agreement, expanding health care services in Manhattan, Westchester

Northwell Health, New York State's largest health system, and CareMount Medical, a physician-owned multi-specialty medical practice with 45 locations ...


Dec 03, 2019, 15:23 ET Northwell launches chatbot to boost use of colonoscopy

Northwell Health has launched a personalized chatbot for patients with an appointment for a colonoscopy at Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center or ...


Nov 07, 2019, 10:02 ET Over-the-skin electrical stimulation helps provide movement in quadriplegics

Researchers at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research used new closed-loop neurostimulation methods and textile-based electrodes to facilitate ...


Oct 31, 2019, 14:19 ET Northwell Health announces endowment program as part of billion-dollar campaign

Northwell Health endowed seven new chairs and professorships across the organization at its inaugural Celebration of Excellence event held at the...


Oct 23, 2019, 14:35 ET Northwell Health launches LabFly in Manhattan, Queens, first health system app to facilitate blood draws at home or work

Northwell Health Labs, a division of Northwell Health, the largest health system in the Northeast, has launched LabFly, a mobile app that allows...


Oct 23, 2019, 13:38 ET Study reveals barriers to obtaining overdose-reversing drug naloxone in pharmacies, especially for teens

A study conducted through The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and led by Andrew Adesman, MD, chief of developmental and behavioral...


Oct 08, 2019, 14:48 ET Concorde Medical Group to join Northwell Health

Concorde Medical Group, a multispecialty physician practice in Manhattan, has decided to join Northwell Health. Over 75 staff members and 23...


Sep 19, 2019, 09:46 ET To improve patient safety, Northwell now using UV technology at Northern Westchester, Staten Island University hospitals to disinfect ORs

Northwell Health hospitals are now using a patented form of ultraviolet technology to reduce pathogens in the environment that present the risk of...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:20 ET Northwell to host free healthy heart seminar Thursday in Manhattan

Northwell Health is hosting a free seminar on Thursday, September 19, to educate consumers on ways to lower their risk of developing heart problems...


Sep 04, 2019, 09:00 ET Feinstein Institutes researchers place among top 1 percent of all cited scientists

The Public Library of Science Magazine, known as PLOS Biology, notes 26 Feinstein Institutes researchers in a paper assessing the impact of published ...


Sep 03, 2019, 12:51 ET North Shore University Hospital is first on Long Island to offer genital gender-confirmation surgery for transgender patients

North Shore University Hospital announced that it has begun offering genital gender confirmation surgery for members of the transgender/ gender...


Aug 29, 2019, 11:54 ET StrawberryFrog inks marketing services deal with Northwell Health

Northwell Health, New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, has selected StrawberryFrog to handle its branding, marketing...


Aug 15, 2019, 11:41 ET Northwell Offers Hospitalized Patients Help in Dealing With Opioid, Substance-Use Issues

Northwell Health today announced the implementation of its substance-use screening protocol for patients who are admitted to its hospitals,...


Jul 30, 2019, 10:07 ET Five Northwell hospitals rated among nation's best in 2019-20 US News & World Report rankings

Five Northwell Health hospitals received top-50 national ratings in adult medical specialties in US News & World Report's 2019-20 Best Hospital...


Jul 25, 2019, 15:26 ET New book summarizes precision science of bioelectronic medicine in the words of its pioneers

Scientists, journalists and others fascinated by the rapid developments that characterize the emergent field of bioelectronic medicine have a new...


Jul 17, 2019, 08:14 ET Northwell launches clinical education program to support school nurses

To enhance the health of children in its communities, Northwell Health has launched its School Nurse Professional Development Program, which provides ...


Jun 20, 2019, 12:14 ET Northwell opens Pancreatic Cancer Center

Approximately 60,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer are diagnosed each year in the US and less than 10 percent of those people will survive. Among...


Jun 20, 2019, 11:55 ET New partnership helps tear down social barriers to better health

Northwell Health today announced a partnership with software platform NowPow to better empower patients to get help in overcoming their social...


Jun 19, 2019, 11:21 ET Northwell Health's Michael Dowling named a Glassdoor Top CEO

Northwell Health President and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Dowling has been named to the Top CEOs in 2019 list by the job and recruiting site...


Jun 04, 2019, 11:36 ET Northwell Health and Canyon Ranch sign strategic alliance

To build upon its existing health and wellness initiatives, Northwell Health has signed a strategic alliance with Canyon Ranch, the premiere...


Jun 03, 2019, 15:44 ET State approves Northwell Health liver transplant program

The New York State Department of Health has approved Long Island's first adult liver transplant program, which will begin listing patients with the...


May 31, 2019, 09:00 ET Michael A. Epstein elected chair of Northwell Health Board of Trustees

The Northwell Health Board of Trustees on Wednesday elected Michael A. Epstein of Sands Point, Long Island, as its new chair. He succeeds Mark L....


May 30, 2019, 12:30 ET Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine receives $10 million endowment gift

The Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine at Northwell Health's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has announced a new $10 million...


May 29, 2019, 09:17 ET Northwell offers new help against opioid epidemic at its emergency departments

Northwell Health today announced its new "Pathways to Recovery" program, unveiling a more-effective tool in its emergency departments (ED) in...


May 28, 2019, 13:42 ET Northwell honors veterans, active military with Side By Side: A Celebration of Service™

Thousands of veterans, active military and their families gathered on May 25 at Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall for Side By Side: A...