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Stony Brook Children’s Hospital has been providing specialized children’s health services in Suffolk County for decades now, but recent advancements offer patients and their families a truly holistic experience.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecological cancer and causes more deaths than any other female reproductive cancer.
Specialists at Stony Brook Medicine are equipped with extensive training and sophisticated technology to address dysfunction created by peripheral nerve complications.
If you are like many other local healthcare organizations, you have likely participated in one or more governmental assistance programs offered this past year, such as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), CARES Act Testing, government assistance (local, state or tribal) and the Provider Relief Fund (PRF). The focus of this article is to alert you to the PRF reporting requirements that you will be responsible for fulfilling by Feb. 15, 2021.
IOM Solutions Inc. partners with many of Long Island’s leading hospitals, health systems and physician practices to provide intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring (IOM) that helps neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons and other specialists safeguard the nervous system during rare and routine procedures.
Current antibiotic treatments for Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI), which causes the chronic, degenerative disease colitis, eliminate beneficial bacteria in the gut along with the harmful pathogen. Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have taken the first step toward developing a therapy that attacks C. difficile while sparing other microbes.
Many workplaces have some form of a dress code for their employees. But, in light of legal and cultural developments over the summer, now is a good time for businesses to take a look at their existing policies and how they enforce them.
At Neurological Surgery, P.C., neurosurgeon subspecialists treat adults and children with brain tumors by using a blend of clinical expertise, technological sophistication, personalization and compassion.
Growing research into COVID-19 supports that underlying conditions such as hypertension, Type 2 diabetes and obesity, factor into the severity of patient disease and health outcomes, including heightened mortality rate. Dr. Atwa and his colleagues at Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors are helping shape the future of treating obesity and its associated conditions in the face of a global pandemic.
Jonathan Raanan, MD, a board-certified physiatrist and Director of Outpatient Services for Stony Brook’s Neurosurgery Spine Center, is also Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. In practice at Stony Brook Medicine since 2006, Dr. Raanan uses interventional procedures to treat back pain, including the highly-effective Intracept procedure.
The SARS-Cov-2 (Coronavirus or COVID-19) pandemic and the physical distancing measures taken to combat its spread have had a significant negative impact on businesses across the country.