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Hospitals are now required to post prices, but they warn the list is not what you’ll pay

January 12, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.So what can consumers do with this information? Adam Block, a health economist and assistant professor at New York Medical College’s School of Health Sciences and Practice, noted that consumers don’t always have the luxury of shopping around for care, such as for an emergency cardiac bypass.

NYMC faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

The Business Journal

De Blasio's NYC Care isn't likely to decrease emergency room visits, experts say

January 10, 2019

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.“It is the right idea, but operationally it is much harder to do,” said Adam Block, an assistant professor of public health at the New York Medical College. “To assume that that is going to happen is a very strong assumption.”

NYMC faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

AM New York

Reflux: What Is It And Do You Have It?

January 01, 2019

Craig ZalvanDo the holidays leave a lump in your throat? If fond farewells aren’t choking you up, it could be that too many treats are causing or aggravating acid reflux, a condition that creates various types of discomfort–from a lump in your throat to indigestion.

NYMC faculty news: Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology

The Daily Voice

WAG’s Fascinating Men

January 01, 2019

Edward HalperinA true Renaissance Man, this chancellor of New York Medical College and radiation oncologist has a wide range of interests that embraces everything from pediatric cancers to Jewish history.

NYMC leadership news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

 

WAG Magazine

Multifaceted Doctor

January 01, 2019

Alan KadishA prominent cardiologist and distinguished scholar, academic and administrator, Alan Kadish, MD, is a medical Renaissance man. Kadish became president and CEO of New York Medical College in Valhalla in 2011, when the college joined with the Touro College and University System, though he has been in leadership roles at Touro since 2009.

NYMC leadership news: Alan Kadish, M.D., president

 

WAG Magazine

Retia Medical becomes first BioInc@NYMC client to win FDA clearance

December 26, 2018

BioIncDeborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC, said in a statement that the “recent advancement from Retia Medical is a reflection on the investment we have put into biological and medical innovation in the Hudson Valley.”

BioInc@NYMC news: Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Westfair Online

The value of an immigrant child

December 22, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoStefania was a 17-year-old Russian girl who presented herself to a port of entry in the United States seeking asylum. Stefania’s journey to this point was an unimaginable one... 

 

Faculty news: , M.D., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics

KevinMD

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan to get $52M for infrastructure improvements

December 21, 2018

Metropolitan Hospital

New York City-based NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, a full-service community hospital in Manhattan's East Harlem, will receive a $52 million capital investment for infrastructure improvement projects, the city's mayor, Bill de Blasio, announced Dec. 21.

NYMC affiliate news: NYC Heath + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Becker’s Hospital

Bioinc@NYMC Client, Retia Medical, Receives U.S. FDA Clearance for Cardiovascular Monitor

December 21, 2018

BioIncRetia Medical, LLC is the first client at New York Medical College's BioInc@NYMC to obtain FDA approval for a biomedical device. Specifically, Retia Medical has obtained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 501(k) clearance for its innovative cardiovascular monitoring system, the Argos Hemodynamic Monitor.

BioInc news: Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Pharmacy Choice

Kosova College of Surgeons Established

December 21, 2018

Rifat Latifi, M.D.The Kosova College of Surgeons will be modeled based on the American College of Surgeons which was created in 1913. The mission of the Kosova College of Surgeons is to unify all practicing surgeons, residents of surgery and medical students who will pursue surgery in the future.

NYMC faculty news: Rifat Latifi, M.D., chair and professor of the Department of Surgery

Illyria

Incorrect Prescribing Alerts Common for Psychotropic Meds

December 21, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoIncorrect prescribing alerts for psychotropic medications may be common, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

 

Faculty news: Leslie L. Citrome, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of psychiatry & behavioral sciences

Drugs.com

Administrative, network costs doomed New York City health plan startups

December 20, 2018

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.It's not surprising that administrative costs were a substantial burden for startup plans, Adam Block, Ph.D., an assistant professor of public health at New York Medical College and author of the study, told FierceHealthcare. Startups incur additional costs like office leases and new hires that quickly add up. 

Faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

FierceHealthcare

There is no religious excuse for not vaccinating your kids

December 19, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoChildhood vaccination against preventable infectious disease is one of medicine’s great triumphs. We support the proper use of childhood vaccination as a crucial technique of preventive medicine and decry those who make misrepresentations to parents regarding this important issue.

NYMC news: Alan Kadish, M.D., president, Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

Washington Jewish Week

Cardiac output monitoring device receives FDA clearance

December 17, 2018

BioInc“A key challenge in realizing the potential clinical benefits of [cardiac output] monitoring is that many monitors fail to track [cardiac output] changes accurately when fluid and vasoactive drug therapy are administered,” said Marc Zemel, SM, MBA, co-founder and CEO of Retia Medical

BioInc news: Marc Zemel, SM, MBA, co-founder and CEO of Retia Medical, a BioInc client

Healio

Sickle Cell Disease: Overview and Emerging Stem Cell Transplant Therapy

December 15, 2018

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D.Mitchell Cairo, MD, Chief of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at New York Medical College discusses his study at the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in San Diego. Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders.

Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation, and professor of medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy

Check Rate

HealthStream, Red Cross work to save more lives

December 14, 2018

David Markenson“According to JAMA Cardiology, the median survival rate after in-hospital cardiac arrests is 23.8 percent, with a wide variance among hospitals,” says David Markenson, M.D., Chair of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, First Aid Task Force member of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), and Medical Director at the New York Medical College Center for Disaster Medicine. 

NYMC faculty: David Markenson, M.D., M.B.A., medical director, Center for Disaster Medicine

The Nashville Ledger

This Book List Will Almost Earn You A Ph.D. In Leadership

December 13, 2018

Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.Recommended: the new publication Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Right by Carolyn Plum, on giving voice to values for legal professionals, and Ira Bedzow, on medical ethics for healthcare professionals.

Faculty news: Ira Bedzow, M.A., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and director of Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

Forbes

American Red Cross to Launch New Resuscitation Curriculum to Save More Lives

December 12, 2018

David Markenson“The American Red Cross strives to meet and exceed the ever-evolving needs and expectations of healthcare providers with our new, innovative resuscitation curriculum,” said David Markenson, MD, MBA, chair of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, First Aid Task Force member of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), and medical director at the New York Medical College Center for Disaster Medicine.

NYMC faculty: David Markenson, M.D., M.B.A., medical director, Center for Disaster Medicine

 

RedCross

Rabbis say there’s no halachic excuse not to vaccinate kids

December 12, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe president of the Touro College and University System and the chief executive officer of Touro’s New York Medical College published a column that also criticized outliers in frum communities who continue to refuse to vaccinate their children.

 

NYMC news: Alan Kadish, M.D., president, Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

The Jewish Star

Years before CRISPR babies, this man was the first to edit human embryos

December 11, 2018

Stuart Newman, Ph.D.He Jiankui even took part in meetings and ethics symposia meant to determine whether babies should be made. “He spoke, but he didn’t seem to listen,” says Stuart Newman, a biologist at New York Medical College, who attended a January 2017 workshop at Berkeley.

 

NYMC faculty: Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy and medicine

Technology Review