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Upon the closing of the sale of the LBMC assets, which is scheduled to occur on or about June 30, 2014, South Nassau will move forward with planning to redevelop medical services consistent with the needs of the South Shore communities. - May 22, 2014
Dr. Kanner recently implanted the S-ICD® System, the world’s first and only ICD that functions without leads. - May 03, 2014
No more than 5% of physicians in the New York metro region have achieved this designation, which is given by Key Professional Media, a leading research and medical ranking organization. - April 25, 2014
Magnet recognition is the highest award a hospital can receive for outstanding nursing services, by creating an environment that attracts and rewards outstanding nurses. - April 10, 2014
Certification and accreditation by The Joint Commission is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects a hospital’s commitment to meeting demanding performance standards. - April 02, 2014
Undesirable outcomes such as premature birth and low birth weights are serious problems affecting more than half a million infants in the United States each year, at a cost of more than $26 billion annually. - March 26, 2014
South Nassau was selected based on its clinical excellence, quality care and awards for women's health services. The list was developed through extensive research and a rigorous review with peer organizations. - March 09, 2014
The accreditation is for the areas of peripheral arterial testing, peripheral venous testing, and extracranial cerebrovascular testing. - March 01, 2014
The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification Program is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care. - February 26, 2014
According to the American Cancer Society there are about 2.9 million breast cancer survivors in the USA, including women who are still being treated. Underserved and minority women have the lowest survival and fastest-rising incidence rates. - February 08, 2014
Specializing in surgery of the spine, Dr. Onesti has published more than 70 peer review journal articles, book chapters and abstracts on spinal surgery and related topics. - January 31, 2014
A clinical pharmacist, Carl Zipperlen’s expertise in the field of pharmacy is essential to the delivery of high-quality, compassionate patient care. - January 22, 2014
More than 4.5 million patients need blood transfusions each year in the U.S. and Canada. - January 09, 2014
The Long Island Business News' “Health Care Heroes” awards honor individuals and organizations in the health care industry in Nassau and Suffolk counties for outstanding leadership and commitment. - January 01, 2014
South Nassau is one of 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. to earn the distinction. The ratings are based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year. - December 25, 2013
South Nassau Home Care offers short-term, acute care and long-term programs. The range of services provided include skilled nursing, rehabilitation services, medical social services, home health aide services and nutritional counseling. - December 18, 2013
Mr. Santino was the Carnation Ball’s honoree and Dr. Ostuni was the recipient of South Nassau’s prestigious Mary Pearson Award. - December 11, 2013
Of course, prevention is the best method to avoid the need for a knee replacement and the cost of it. - December 01, 2013
Mr. Fennessy, a retired partner and former chief operating officer of the Northeast region of Deloitte & Touche LLP, has more than 40 years’ experience in the public accounting profession, most of which was with Deloitte, and specializes in healthcare finance and planning. - November 20, 2013
Dr. Kugler earned the awards for his enduring commitment to excellence and leadership in emergency medicine, which has resulted in the significant improvement of emergency medical services in the community and throughout the state. - November 15, 2013
$200 Million in federal funding was made available for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care, mental health, child care and other social services facilities; unreimbursed expenses resulting from the storm. - November 10, 2013
Members of the list were selected for their accomplishments in leading healthcare and hospital organizations, including improvement of patient care, development of relationships between providers and facilitation of organizational growth. - October 31, 2013
The review showed that the number of patients needed to treat to prevent one death ranged from 6.2 to 22 after 3 to 7 years of follow-up. - October 27, 2013
Their analysis found that TEE-induced esophageal perforation occurred predominantly in the thoracic esophagus segment, in elderly female patients, in an intra-operative setting and in cases with a perceived low risk or an uneventful TEE exam. - October 19, 2013
This year’s event is highlighted by a first ever US Coast Guard display and demonstration on boating safety as well as the return of live entertainment featuring a steel-drum band. - September 25, 2013
“The Knights have been loyal and dedicated to the mission and vision of South Nassau Communities Hospital,” said Elizabeth Nardone, vice president of development. - September 22, 2013
According to the study, falling TVs accounted for 12,300 injuries among children under age 18 in 2011, a 125% increase from the number recorded in 1990. - September 15, 2013
The center earned the accreditation following a rigorous on-site evaluation to demonstrate that it is in complete compliance with standards established by the NAPBC for treating women who are diagnosed with breast disease. - September 06, 2013
As an IOQ facility, South Nassau demonstrates excellence in care and a commitment to continuous improvement and is recognized in Aetna’s DocFind® online provider directory. - August 31, 2013
The Viva is equipped with the latest advancement in shock reduction programing that enables the device to better differentiate between dangerous and harmless heart rhythms. - August 15, 2013
A driving force behind their accelerated recoveries is orthobiologics, which combines the body’s natural ability to heal itself and the use of stem cells and advanced medical technologies to repair and heal orthopedic injuries. - August 02, 2013
The study includes data from 58,353 patients who received tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) within 4.5 hours of acute ischemic stroke symptom onset at 1,395 hospitals that participate in the Get With The Guidelines (GWTG®)-Stroke Program. - July 28, 2013
Resources used to develop the list include input from industry experts, research by Becker’s editorial team, and supporting nomination documents. Becker's Hospital Review is a Chicago-based publication focusing on hospital and healthcare news. - July 12, 2013
The official journal of the International College of Surgeons (ICS), International Surgery is a quarterly, peer reviewed journal, established in 1938. - June 22, 2013
In addition to the Get with the Guideline-Stroke award, South Nassau is a recipient of the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll, for improving stroke care. - June 15, 2013
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with more than 3.5 million skin cancers in over two million people diagnosed annually. - June 13, 2013
Subchondroplasty® (sub-con-drō-plas-tee, and also referred to as SCP), is a minimally invasive surgery that allows orthopedic surgeons to access and treat bone defects associated with chronic bone marrow lesions (BMLs). - June 07, 2013
The risk of dying from colon cancer is reduced approximately 33% among people who are screened regularly. Colonoscopy is the gold standard approach to screening for colon cancer. - May 30, 2013
The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. - May 26, 2013
Becker's Hospital Review list of the "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" was developed through nominations, extensive research, and a rigorous review with peer organizations. - May 18, 2013
"An Evening of Good Taste" raised more than $140,000 to support South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Center for Cardiovascular Health. - May 16, 2013
LI2DAY has donated a total of $150,500 to South Nassau in support of its breast cancer screening, early detection/diagnosis, and follow-up treatment program for underserved and minority patients. - May 15, 2013
The center features 18 patient suites equipped with dialysis technology that is capable of performing a variety of procedures as well as satellite-linked HDTVs, high-speed Internet, personal telephones, and individual lighting and heating control. - May 05, 2013
One in four American teens of driving age say they have texted while driving, and half of all teens ages 12 to 17 say they’ve been a passenger while a driver has texted. - April 26, 2013
The Commission on Cancer is a consortium of 47 professional organizations dedicated to improving the survival and quality of life for cancer patients. - April 17, 2013
South Nassau will be providing information and tools for the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends and healthcare providers, and execute written advance directives. - April 07, 2013
Nearly 13,000 of the 55,000 Americans diagnosed with a head or neck cancer this year will die despite the fact that head and neck cancers are highly treatable and the cure rate is good when they are detected in the early stages. - April 07, 2013
Dr. Denier is a clinical cardiologist at South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Center for Cardiovascular Health. Dr. Denier’s primary responsibility as a district councilor is grassroots advocacy at the state and federal government levels. - April 03, 2013
Ms. Sobey was recognized for responding to her patient’s MedicAlert ID – in doing so, she was able to immediately contact MedicAlert Foundation’s emergency response team to retrieve her patient’s full medical history. - March 29, 2013
The certification confirms that South Nassau is making exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care. - March 23, 2013
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