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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New 'Smart Rounds' improves safety of radiation therapy

The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine has developed a novel process to optimize the safety and efficacy of radiation therapy and is presenting this data at the 55th Annual Meeting of in American ...

Sep 25, 2013
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Researchers discover plant derivative

Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that tanshinones, which come from the plant Danshen and are highly valued in Chinese traditional medicine, protect against the life-threatening condition ...

Nov 15, 2012
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