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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.
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.
How much have you explored your own cultural heritage and the potential effects your background may have on your patients? How culturally competent are you to be fully present with your patients and families?
The arrival of gynecologic oncologist David A. Fishman, MD, as Director of the American College of Surgeons-accredited Cancer Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to working on the front lines of personalized gynecologic cancer care. Dr. Fishman, who is Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology at NYP Queens and a Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine, sees patients at the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens (NYPMGQ) offices in Forest Hills as well as the hospital.
It is difficult enough to successfully manage a hospital or medical practice without the potential distraction and liabilities associated with employment-related litigation. Employers often find themselves on the defensive and pressured to settle employment lawsuits when considering the potential for inconvenience, bad publicity and litigation costs.