Medicine @ Montefiore
Medicine@Montefiore provides an in-depth view of the work of Montefiore's clinical innovation, addressing medicine's most pressing population-based health challenges. This publication explores issues ranging from research and patient care to programs rooted in social medicine and collaborative efforts to treat rare and complex cases. Medicine@Montefiore serves as a forum for sharing ideas, stimulating dialogue and presenting multiple perspectives on complex issues.
Fall 2014 Issue
In this Issue:
- Cover Story: Banking on Research
With the capacity to store up to two million blood, tissue and other biological samples, the Montefiore Einstein Biorepository is poised to position both institutions at the forefront of medical research on a regional and national scale.
- Helping Patients Navigate the Cardiac Care Process
As a result of its success reducing cardiac-related inpatient admissions, Montefiore joins an elite group of institutions nationwide selected to participate in the American College of Cardiology's Patient Navigator Program.
- Heading Off Hepatitis C
As one of the nation's foremost academic medical centers serving a patient population with a higher than average incidence of hepatitis C, Montefiore is working to turn the tide against this potentially deadly infection.
- Rounds: Breathing Easier
A multidisciplinary group of Montefiore clinicians and senior administrators formed the Airway Management Committee to determine best practices and ensure patient safety in treating tracheotomy patients.
- Montefiore News
The latest news impacting clinicians throughout the Montefiore Health System.