North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System

The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System was founded in 1997 with the merger of the North Shore Health System and LIJ Medical Center, creating a healthcare network that now includes 15 hospitals , The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities, a home care network, a hospice network , and progressive care centers offering a range of outpatient services. Headquartered in Great Neck, New York, North Shore-LIJ is the largest integrated health system in New York State, based on patient revenue , and the second-largest, nonprofit, secular healthcare system in the United States, based on number of beds. Its service area encompasses more than 7 million people throughout New York City and Long Island. With more than 43,000 employees, North Shore-LIJ is the largest employer on Long Island , and the ninth largest employer in New York City . The North Shore-LIJ Health System strives to improve the health of the communities it serves and is committed to providing the highest quality clinical care; educating the current and future generations of healthcare professionals; searching for new advances in medicine through the conduct of

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New perspective on sepsis

In a review published in the April issue of Immunity, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it's time to take a fresh look at the medical community's approach to treating sepsis ...

Apr 17, 2014
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Inflammation in prostate may reduce cancer risk

Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System have discovered that increased inflammation in the prostate may predict reduced risk for prostate cancer. The findings are published online in Cancer.

Dec 09, 2013
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