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Nearly 25 years ago, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center established the Breast Health Center (BHC) in response to concerns about the increasing incidence of breast cancer among area residents. The BHC has since evolved into a Long Island destination for nationally accredited, university-level screening, diagnostic and therapeutic services in a community setting.
From early management of high-risk pregnancies to a Rapid Response Team for maternal hemorrhage, the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens seeks to ensure patient safety through pregnancy, delivery and beyond.
Of this we can be certain in the year ahead: the new administration brings with it significant changes on many fronts, and health care is certainly at the forefront. The current model shift from volume- to value-based care will continue to develop throughout the industry. On its own, this shift significantly alters the healthcare landscape. To successfully navigate these changes, the healthcare industry must adapt, innovate and change its methodology.
Physicians at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center have developed a strong cardiology program over a period of decades. Reflecting that heritage, the recent opening of the 60,000-square-foot Knapp Cardiac Care Center markedly expands the number of procedures they can offer and the number of patients they can serve locally, while reaffirming Brookhaven’s commitment to patient-centric care.
As the industry prepares itself for another round of healthcare reform, providers should carefully monitor the coverage of new and existing patients presenting with insurance policies obtained through State and Federal Exchange programs.
Dr. Snyder, a functional neurosurgeon with Neurological Surgery, P.C., leverages neuromodulation techniques to improve the lives and outcomes of patients living with movement disorders.
St. Charles Hospital is at the forefront of a number of emerging technological advances in the field of rehabilitative medicine with promise of vastly enhancing the lives of those with physical and cognitive disabilities, thanks to the efforts of a team led by Dr. Semel.
Medical malpractice lawsuits may be brought against primary care physicians, emergency department physicians and cardiologists based on the failure to diagnose coronary artery disease (CAD), arrhythmia or other manifestations of heart disease. This risk may be diminished if there is an increased awareness and understanding by physicians and patients that men and women may demonstrate substantially different manifestations of heart disease.