Saving Lives at 1,000 feet

Making a lifesaving $7 million investment, North Shore-LIJ Health System and Yale-New Haven Health have launched SkyHealth, a joint Helicopter Emergency Medical Services Program. The hospital-based air medical program will provide care for patients who need urgent care for major traumas, heart attack, stroke and other life-threatening conditions. To allow quicker and safer landings of medevac helicopters, North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) has built a rooftop helipad at the cost of $6.5 million, to ensure the best possible outcome for the region’s most vulnerable patients. NSUH is a verified Level 1 trauma center by the American College of Surgeons, the first hospital in the downstate region to receive this designation. Read More


New Brain Biotech Center

Through the Feinstein Institute’s new Brain Tumor Biotech Center, researchers are hoping for greater advancements in drug development, saying it will serve as an interactive hub for scientists, clinicians and biotech companies studying neuro-oncology. Read More


Children Surviving Cancer

Pediatric cancer survivors and their families gathered at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow for the third annual Les Nelkin Pediatric Cancer Survivors’ Day, hosted by Cohen Children’s Medical Center. Read More


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Shaping the New Field of Bioelectronic Medicine

Shaping the New Field of Bioelectronic Medicine

Kevin Tracey, MD, president and CEO of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, is an expert in the fields of medical innovation and bioelectronic medicine. In our latest Leadership Series interview, Dr. Tracey discusses a novel approach to replace traditional drug therapies: Bioelectronic medicine, which can treat a range of diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. Read More

Lindsey Hallen

Lenox Hill Nurse Heading to West Africa

Lenox Hill Hospital Emergency Department nurse Lindsey Hallen prepares to take a nine-week leave of absence in January to travel to West Africa as part of a mission to treat Ebola patients in Sierra Leone. Read More

North Shore-LIJ Expands into NJ

North Shore-LIJ Expands in New Jersey

The North Shore-LIJ Health System has signed an affiliation agreement with Barnabas Health in New Jersey, which treats more than 2 million patients annually. North Shore-LIJ CEO Michael Dowling described the agreement as an important alliance as his system becomes an even bigger regional force. Read More

Northern Westchester Hospital

Northern Westchester Hospital Leadership Plans Strong Future for Local Healthcare by Joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System

Northern Westchester Hospital and the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced that an agreement has been reached for the 233-bed Mount Kisco hospital to join the New York area’s largest health network. With a formal agreement signed, North Shore-LIJ will proceed to secure all necessary approvals to finalize the relationship, which is anticipated to occur in early 2015  Read More


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