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  • Mom Saved from Heart Failure after Childbirth | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Search Newsroom Subscribe Submit News Search news Press releases Media coverage Patient stories Newsletters Cohen Children s Medical Center Forest Hills Hospital Franklin Hospital Glen Cove Hospital Huntington Hospital Lenox Hill Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center North Shore University Hospital Plainview and Syosset Hospitals Southside Hospital Staten Island University Hospital Behavioral Health Services Northwell Health Cancer Institute Doctoring a physician publication of Northwell Health The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Northwell Health Foundation Department of Medicine The New Standard Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute Post Acute Care Services Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Media resources Focus onHealth Mom Saved from Heart Failure after Childbirth Betty Olt February 10 2016 12 47pm Christine Budwha Giles center and family thank Northwell Health s cardiology team for saving her life after developing heart failure after childbirth Ms Giles spoke at Northwell s Go Red for Women s Heart Health event MANHASSET NY As a second time mom Christine Budwha Giles thought she knew what to expect after giving birth to her daughter Anna back in November 2014 But about two months later Ms Giles was faced with life threatening heart failure a condition that can occur up to six months after childbirth A contracts attorney for New York City Transit Ms Giles returned to work after maternity leave in February 2015 Though she was working again the Queens s Village mother said she wasn t feeling well and cited lethargy fever congestion and shortness of breath among her symptoms I thought I might have the flu she said Thinking she might need antibiotics she saw her family doctor At the appointment her face started turning blue from lack of oxygen and the physcian called 911 She was brought to North Shore University Hospital s Emergency Department and treated in the intensive care unit It never occurred to me that I was having a heart problem I chalked up my symptoms to being tired and taking care of my newborn and active six year old son she said In the emergency room Ms Giles met Evelina Grayver MD director of the Coronary Care Unit at NSUH Reva Gajer NP and a team of cardiac specialists Ms Giles was treated aggressively with medication and breathing devices Dr Grayver said We were able to stabilize her and get her heart regulated As a safeguard Ms Giles went home with 10 pound external Life Vest defibrillator to protect her from a potential lethal irregular heart beat She wore the vest 23 hours a day The vest did its job but it was burdensome heavy and a constant reminder of what was wrong with me In September Apoor Patel MD director of complex ablations in the Department of Electrophysiology recommended a relatively new internal heart device that would protect Ms Giles against cardiac arrest Known as a subcutaneous implantable defibrillator S ICD the device is implanted under the skin and delivers an electric shock to the heart to treat a dangerously rapid heartbeat

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  • CareConnect Triples Membership | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Newsroom Subscribe Submit News Search news Press releases Media coverage Patient stories Newsletters Cohen Children s Medical Center Forest Hills Hospital Franklin Hospital Glen Cove Hospital Huntington Hospital Lenox Hill Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center North Shore University Hospital Plainview and Syosset Hospitals Southside Hospital Staten Island University Hospital Behavioral Health Services Northwell Health Cancer Institute Doctoring a physician publication of Northwell Health The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Northwell Health Foundation Department of Medicine The New Standard Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute Post Acute Care Services Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Media resources Focus onHealth CareConnect Triples Membership February 10 2016 9 57am Crain s Health Pulse February 10 2016 CareConnect Triples Membership With Health Republic gone the feeding frenzy to sign up its old members was in full swing during the third enrollment period and CareConnect benefited handsomely The startup insurer said yesterday it had signed up 91 193 people through the end of the enrollment window on Jan 31 more than triple its 25 567 count from a year ago Scooping up market share in the small group market much of which was formerly held by Health Republic was a major factor in that growth said Alan Murray CareConnect s president and chief executive in an interview In December alone the insurer added 40 000 members 32 000 of whom were small group customers Unlike Health Republic CareConnect is prepared to manage the surge Murray said We are more than able to handle this membership and honestly I want more he said The boost also should move the nascent insurer closer to profitability Through the first three quarters of 2015 CareConnect lost 21 4 million More members will help CareConnect stabilize its medical loss ratio the portion of expenses it spends on claims and improving quality while spreading its fixed costs across more members That allows me to get to profitability far quicker Murray said Diversification with about 65 of its members now in small

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/about/news/careconnect-triples-membership (2016-02-13)
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  • Study Links Concussion to Higher Risk of Later Suicide | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
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    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/about/news/study-links-concussion-higher-risk-later-suicide (2016-02-13)
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  • Sleep Deprivation May Lead to False Confessions | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Plastic Surgery Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/about/news/sleep-deprivation-may-lead-false-confessions (2016-02-13)
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  • Boca HealthLink Connects Patients of Boca Regional and Northwell | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Search Northwell Search Newsroom Subscribe Submit News Search news Press releases Media coverage Patient stories Newsletters Cohen Children s Medical Center Forest Hills Hospital Franklin Hospital Glen Cove Hospital Huntington Hospital Lenox Hill Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center North Shore University Hospital Plainview and Syosset Hospitals Southside Hospital Staten Island University Hospital Behavioral Health Services Northwell Health Cancer Institute Doctoring a physician publication of Northwell Health The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Northwell Health Foundation Department of Medicine The New Standard Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute Post Acute Care Services Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Media resources Focus onHealth Boca HealthLink Connects Patients of Boca Regional and Northwell January 21 2016 11 31am BOCA RATON FL Northwell Health formerly North Shore LIJ Health System and Boca Raton Regional Hospital BRRH are encouraging thousands of New York area residents with second homes in or near Boca Raton to enroll in Boca HealthLink Exchange a program that enables healthcare providers to share medical records of patients served by Northwell facilities and BRRH The first of its kind service ensures that Northwell patients and their families who travel south during the winter months will experience the same level of world class patient care and customer service in south Florida as they are accustomed to in the New York area The HealthLink initiative is an outgrowth of the affiliation between Northwell and BRRH that began in 2014 Patients who enroll in Boca HealthLink Exchange and pre authorize the sharing of records can receive the following services from both organizations A Boca Raton Regional Hospital care navigator onsite to ensure patients needs are met in Florida Physician referrals and concierge appointment scheduling in Boca Raton available Monday Friday 9 a m to 4 p m Availability of Northwell medical records in Florida and enhanced communication between providers at Northwell and BRRH New York Call Center assistance available 24 7 Our patients want to experience the highest quality of life whether they re enjoying New York during the summer or taking pleasure in the warmth of Florida during the winter months said Michael J Dowling Northwell Health s president and chief executive officer Northwell Health s relationship with Boca Raton Regional Hospital provides better continuity of care for the thousands of patients who split time between New York and Florida Patients enrolled in Boca HealthLink know that their health records are readily available at both health systems Mr Dowling said Boca Regional s exceptional programs and services make the hospital an excellent match with Northwell Health which operates 21 hospitals and nearly 450 outpatient practices covering a service area with more than eight million people in the New York metropolitan area We re partnered with an organization that shares our level of commitment to patient care he said Boca Regional which again has been listed as a US News World Report Top Ranked Regional Hospital is an institution that we recommend to our patients with great confidence It is a privilege

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/about/news/boca-healthlink-connects-patients-boca-regional-northwell-health (2016-02-13)
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  • Road Rage Victim Thanks Trauma Surgical Team at Cohen | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Medicine The New Standard Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute Post Acute Care Services Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Media resources Focus onHealth Road Rage Victim Thanks Trauma Surgical Team at Cohen Michelle Pinto Terry Lynam January 29 2016 12 00am Dr Nelson Rosen Nawid Farhadi and his brother Mohmund their parents and Dr Jose Prince during a press event celebrating the fact that Cohen Children s Medical Center has been verified as the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Long Island and NYC NEW HYDE PARK NY In a reflection of the capabilities that earned it a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center verification from the American College of Surgeons Cohen Children s Medical Center today welcomed back Mohmun Farhadi 16 who underwent life saving surgery on New Year s Eve after he and his brother Nawid 29 were stabbed in a road rage attack near their Bethpage home The teen suffering from a pierced lung and his brother Nawid 29 who sustained a stab wound to the leg were brought to Northwell Health s Plainview Hospital where Nawid underwent surgery Dangerously close to losing his life Mohmun was rushed to Cohen Children s Medical Center where the hospital s pediatric trauma team performed emergency surgery to repair the stab wound He was discharged from the hospital a week later and returned to school This case exemplifies perfectly the teamwork necessary to be honored with this new Level 1 national designation for pediatric trauma We are unbelievably proud to be in that national pool of worthy children s hospitals said Charles Schleien MD senior vice president and chair of pediatrics at Cohen The life saving surgery that was performed on Mohmun underscores the capabilities that Cohen Children s Medical Center has available on site around the clock to treat a full range of trauma injuries to children said Kevin McGeachy executive director at Cohen Cohen is the only hospital in New York City and Long Island verified by the American College of Surgeons ACS as a Level 1 pediatric center With the largest pediatric trauma program in New York State Cohen Children s Medical Center is honored to be recognized as the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in New York City and Long Island verified by the American College of Surgeons said Jose Prince MD trauma medical director at Cohen part of Northwell Health This distinction serves to inspire our combined staff of surgeons doctors nurses and therapists to continue to provide excellence in clinical care research quality improvement education and injury prevention to the families we serve It is a great achievement to be recognized as a leader in these efforts at the national level Less than two miles away Northwell Health s North Shore University Hospit al in Manhasset is the first and only hospital verified by the ACS as a Level 1 adult trauma center in Long Island a distinction that was awarded in November 2014 Northwell s Southside Hospital in Bay

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/about/news/teen-victim-new-years-eve-road-rage-attack-thanks-trauma-surgical-team-saved-his-life (2016-02-13)
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  • Lenox Hill Doctor Saves Teen with “Ticking Time Bomb” on His Face | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Newsroom Subscribe Submit News Search news Press releases Media coverage Patient stories Newsletters Cohen Children s Medical Center Forest Hills Hospital Franklin Hospital Glen Cove Hospital Huntington Hospital Lenox Hill Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center North Shore University Hospital Plainview and Syosset Hospitals Southside Hospital Staten Island University Hospital Behavioral Health Services Northwell Health Cancer Institute Doctoring a physician publication of Northwell Health The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Northwell Health Foundation Department of Medicine The New Standard Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute Post Acute Care Services Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Media resources Focus onHealth Lenox Hill Doctor Saves Teen with Ticking Time Bomb on His Face December 24 2015 12 33pm Dr Milton Waner Zoubir Lahdodi and Dr Teresa O Zoubir Lahdodi 18 of Morocco was born with a venous malformation a life threatening facial growth that eventually grew to engulf most of his face and pushed his lips and tongue outward making it increasingly difficult for him to eat sleep speak and even breathe Besides being visually disturbing and diminishing his quality of life the growth was a dangerous ticking time bomb that could rupture due to the slightest facial injury causing the teen to bleed to death But now after undergoing seven major surgical procedures at Lenox Hill Hospital he will finally be able to live a normal life At a certain point I lost all hope in life said the teen but now I feel like a newborn just starting my life I am grateful to Dr Waner and his team and Lenox Hill Hospital After years of fruitless attempts to find a doctor who could perform a life saving surgery to remove the growth Zoubir s family learned about Milton Waner MD Director of the Vascular Birthmarks Institute and Clinical Director of the AVM Center of New York at Lenox Hill Hospital a world renowned surgeon specializing in the treatment of vascular anomalies After seeing pictures of Zoubir and hearing his story Dr Waner knew that he could help and arranged to fly the teen and his mother 3 600 miles from Casablanca to New York City for treatment Over the course of eight months Zoubir had undergone seven major operations including procedures to remove parts of his tongue lower lip left cheek and left upper eyelid Since Zoubir s family couldn t afford to pay for the expensive surgeries and post op care Dr Waner

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/about/news/lenox-hill-doctor-saves-teen-ticking-time-bomb-his-face (2016-02-13)
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  • Daily Dose of Dancing Helps Patient Recover from Brain Injury | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Press Room Subscribe Submit News Search news Press releases Media coverage Patient stories Newsletters Cohen Children s Medical Center Forest Hills Hospital Franklin Hospital Glen Cove Hospital Huntington Hospital Lenox Hill Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center North Shore University Hospital Plainview and Syosset Hospitals Southside Hospital Staten Island University Hospital Behavioral Health Services Northwell Health Cancer Institute Doctoring a physician publication of Northwell Health The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Northwell Health Foundation Department of Medicine The New Standard Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute Post Acute Care Services Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Media resources Focus onHealth Daily Dose of Dancing Helps Patient Recover from Brain Injury Betty Olt December 14 2015 10 17am GLEN COVE NY Every day Peyara Pinky Begum 26 walks three blocks to her gym to take a high intensity Zumba dance class This demanding exercise schedule still amazes her mother Sakina Kamal of Flushing Queens who knows what it took to get there In April 2013 Ms Begum was working in Manhattan as a manager at Victoria s Secret One morning she woke with a headache feeling weak and nauseous The next day she lost consciousness in her doctor s office and was brought to LIJ Medical Center Ms Begum had suffered a brain hemorrhage She underwent a craniectomy at North Shore University Hospital NSUH The procedure involved removing a portion of the skull to relieve pressure on the brain Ms Begum spent a month in a medically induced coma in the neurosurgical intensive care unit at NSUH before emerging and giving her mother a thumbs up sign Family members arranged for Ms Begum to be transferred to the new inpatient Brain Injury Unit at Glen Cove Hospital At first Pinky was unable to speak eat or walk use the left side of her body or breathe without help said Barry Root MD chairman of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Glen Cove Hospital She became well known in rehab for her enthusiastic attitude and perseverance Specialized Care Patients at the 10 bed Brain Injury Unit benefit from a multidisciplinary clinical team including physiatrists a neuropsychologist psychiatrists rehabilitation nurses social workers and physical speech recreational and occupational therapists I kept pushing every day recalled Ms Begum

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/about/news/daily-dose-dancing-helps-patient-recover-brain-injury (2016-02-13)
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