Radiology

Limiting Exposure for Claims of Untimely Reporting of Critical Radiological Findings

Radiologists are frequent targets of medical malpractice lawsuits alleging a failure to diagnose, failure to properly communicate imaging results or failure to make appropriate recommendations. The failure to communicate claim typically arises in the context of a critical finding identified on...


Neurological Surgery PC Specialists Offer a Less Invasive Alternative for Stroke Treatment and Prevention

For patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid artery disease, carotid stenting is a minimally invasive alternative to carotid endarterectomy that reduces the risk for stroke and transient ischemic attack.


Winthrop-University Hospital Expands its Reach with the NYCyberKnife Center in Manhattan

As a pioneer in the use of CyberKnife technology, Winthrop-University Hospital expanded its innovative treatment program from Long Island to New York City with the opening of the NYCyberKnife Center in 2014, providing access to breakthrough radiation technologies for patients throughout the tri-state area and beyond.


Revised Diagnostic Imaging Standards to Take Effect in July 2014

The Joint Commission has recently announced new and revised diagnostic standards for accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory healthcare organizations that provide diagnostic imaging services.1


Neurological Surgery, P.C. Provides Advanced Brain Tumor Care to Long Island

At the Long Island Brain Tumor Center, Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) physicians focus on the unique needs of patients, performing advanced procedures and promising research in the battle against brain tumors.