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 Einstein-Montefiore 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.