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At New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, state-of-the-art treatment and wraparound support for exclusively or predominantly male cancers, such as prostate, penile, testicular, bladder and kidney cancer, do not begin at diagnosis and end at remission. They are tailored to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and financial needs of patients across the spectrum of care.
Since its founding, the Breast Health Center at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services, has served as a comprehensive resource for women who are dealing with breast cancer.
Oncologists are not sued for medical malpractice as frequently as other specialists, but there are patterns in the types of situations that prompt medical malpractice claims against them. An awareness of these patterns can help oncologists better engage with their patients contemporaneously and hopefully prevent claims of negligence altogether. When a claim is made, having thorough and well-documented patient engagement and management helps demonstrate that the standard of care was met, which is imperative to a physician’s defense.
Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible.
The Breast Health Program at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center features cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic services, a multidisciplinary approach that fosters seamless care and improves outcomes, and a philosophy of personalizing and customizing treatment for each individual — all the elements patients and referring physicians seek at academic medical centers throughout New York without the burden of having to travel.
Under the leadership of Medical Director David Kreitzman, MD, the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at St. Charles Hospital has become a regional hub for expert diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and support services.
Having built a reputation for providing advanced care throughout the region, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists has further expanded its clinical and research footprint in Suffolk County with the opening of a Cancer Center in Port Jefferson Station.
Following the first public hearings on sexual harassment since the early 1990s, New York passed legislation enacting major changes and the potential for much greater liability for employers in the state. The law will apply to all employees and non-employees, such as independent contractors. The changes liberalize the State Human Rights Law (HRL) and harmonize parts of it with the New York City Human Rights Law.
A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.
The Knapp Cardiac Care Center at Long Island Community Hospital marshals the full spectrum of care, from non-invasive treatments to interventional procedures and cardiac rehabilitation, to meet the needs of local patients and their families in both emergent and non-emergent situations.
Elizabeth Acevedo-Danzi, DO, Family Medicine Physician with St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, discusses the relationship between mental and physical wellness.
The decision about whether to be vaccinated is a patient’s choice. Vaccine manufacturers and medical providers are not commonly sued when patients become injured or sick or when they die after being vaccinated, as most cases are processed by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
Are your choices based on evidence or emotion?
With the merger of Mount Sinai and South Nassau Communities Hospital, a comprehensive array of tertiary-level interventional endoscopic treatments and techniques is now available to patients on Long Island.