Northwell Health
03/22/2017 at 16:09. Facebook
Emotions were running high at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine on Match Day, the day medical students find out where they will do their residencies. Lucky for us, 22 percent of the students, who were uniquely trained for the real world of medicine, will stay right here with Northwell. Congratulations!
Northwell Health
03/21/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Maria was experiencing symptoms of colorectal cancer that she chalked up to “getting older.” But a routine colonoscopy determined that there was more to the story – cancer. Let her words of advice make an impact on your own life. Take action – know your risk or call (844) 772-8720 for a screening - [ Bit.ly Link ]

Colorectal Health Assessment

bit.ly
New York Islanders legend and dedicated philanthropist Clark Gillies has been supporting Northwell facilities, patients, and programs over many years. Now he’s representing Cohen Children's Medical Center in the Ace Hardware Shootout. A vote for him is a vote to support Cohen’s! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Support Cohen Children's Hospital

bit.ly
In case you missed it, here's a look at some of the top moments of the 2017 NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade. Congratulations again to Michael Dowling, 2017 Grand Marshal, and happy St. Patrick's Day to all!
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Our CEO, Michael Dowling, is the 2017 NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal. Watch the parade live on NBC New York and be sure to follow our Instagram story for a behind the scenes look via @northwellhealth.
We used a 3D printer to design and create an amphibious prosthetic that’s allowing one veteran to return to the water in a way he hasn’t been able to in years. Stay tuned! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Have questions about the amphibious prosthetic we designed? The The New York Times is live and prepared to answer them alongside Marine Corps veteran, Dan Lasko, and Todd Goldstein of the Feinstein Institute. Tune in and ask away!
In this special edition of “One in 61,000,” our CEO, Michael Dowling, reflects on his humble beginnings as he prepares to serve as Grand Marshal in this year’s NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade. “We were a happy family with no money but lots of love. And books. There were always lots of books around.” Read his inspiring journey from a small village in Ireland, to leader of the largest healthcare...
View details ⇨

One in 61,000 | Northwell Health

bit.ly
We're designing an amphibious prosthetic that will allow amputees to go from walking on land to swimming in water. The innovation has already allowed one veteran to return to the water in a way he hasn't been able to in years. Read how in The New York Times. [ Nyti.ms Link ]

Swimming With a Brand New Leg

nyti.ms
As we prepare for the impact of a winter storm, please visit northwell.edu/alerts for the most updated information about our locations. If you have specific questions about appointments, please call your doctor’s office. Stay safe.

Northwell Health Alerts - Winter Storm Stella | Northwell Health

northwell.edu
Talking about colorectal health might not be easy, so here are two easy ways to begin the process: Step 1. Learn your colorectal cancer risks by taking a simple health assessment. Step 2. Make an appointment for a screening – (844) 772-8720. Early detection saves lives!

Colorectal Health Risk Assessment | Northwell Health

bit.ly
Don’t let Daylight Savings Time throw off your sleep schedule. Stay on track with these three tips from Lenox Hill Hospital’s Dr. Steven Feinsilver.
There are special moments in life when we can feel our hearts beat a little faster with excitement. Maybe on your wedding day, seeing your child's first steps, or your first day at a new job. It’s a feeling we can all recall. At the annual American Heart Association -- New York City Go Red for Women Luncheon, a speed painter created a piece of art to remind us of those moments. When have you...
View details ⇨
In this week’s “One in 61,000,” meet sisters Christy and Jennifer, businesswomen by day, zombie makers by night. Watch them work their magic and see the full results by clicking here: [ Bit.ly Link ].
This International Women's Day get to know the Katz Institute for Women's Health and how we see women's health differently. Northwell.edu/KIWH

Katz Institute for Women’s Health

bit.ly
March is colon cancer awareness month and hopefully you’ll see many messages about the importance of early screenings. But what can you really expect with your first colonoscopy? Our patient, Julie, walks you through all the details. And we mean ALL of them! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Hunger pains & gas: My first colonoscopy

bit.ly
At the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Dr. Kevin Tracey and his teams have led breakthrough research in bioelectronic medicine – which uses electrical pulses to treat certain medical conditions. Their groundbreaking work with the vagus nerve in patients with rheumatoid arthritis is nominated for a STAT Madness award, a bracket-style contest to find the best innovation in science and...
View details ⇨

STAT Madness

bit.ly
Want to learn more about diabetes and how to help yourself or a loved one cope with this medical condition? Northwell Health is holding their 3rd annual Diabetes Health and Product Fair Open House on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Product vendors will be available all day from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free parking at the office for attendees.

Speakers include:
-Stefania Medvedik, RD, RN, CDE
Healthy...
View details ⇨

3rd Annual Diabetes Health and Product Fair

EVENT - facebook.com
“My mother said more than once, 'Do not ever allow your circumstances to limit your potential.'” Our CEO, Michael Dowling, shares the most memorable piece of advice he’s received with Becker's Hospital Review. [ Bit.ly Link ]

12 health system CEOs reveal the most memorable piece of advice they've received

bit.ly