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Strong Memorial Hospital specialties among ‘Nation’s Best’

Strong Memorial Hospital specialties among ‘Nation’s Best’

July 21, 2015

Four adult specialties at Strong Memorial Hospital have captured a spot in the top 50 programs in the nation for treating complex conditions, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015–16 ranking of America’s Best Hospitals.

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First-of-its-kind study to explore how family stress leads to cavities

First-of-its-kind study to explore how family stress leads to cavities

July 15, 2015

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded a $3.5 million grant that, for the first time, will scientifically explore how family functioning, stress, and parenting behaviors may lead to early childhood cavities.

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Nursing home care improving for U.S. minorities, study finds

Nursing home care improving for U.S. minorities, study finds

July 14, 2015

“This study shows that recent regulatory, financial and market-driven changes have resulted in an improvement not only in homes with higher numbers of minorities, but across the board,” lead researcher Yue Li, an associate professor of public health sciences at the University of Rochester.

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FDA strengthens warning on pain medication

FDA strengthens warning on pain medication

July 10, 2015

“The people who are most at risk for heart attacks and strokes have more risk for heart attack and stroke when they take these NSAIDs. However, it also turns out that people who have less risk of heart attack and stroke also might be affected by these compounds as well”, said Dr. Charles Lowenstein, chief of cardiology at UR Medicine.

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URMC acts to ensure privacy of patient health data

URMC acts to ensure privacy of patient health data

July 9, 2015

The University of Rochester Medical Center will be reminding its doctors, nurses and other care providers that they must adhere to strict rules set up to protect patients’ private health care information.

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Mark Taubman takes the helm at URMC

Mark Taubman takes the helm at URMC

June 15, 2015

Mark Taubman M.D. is now formally CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center and UR Medicine, officials said Friday. He was appointed in January as the first UR leader to serve as both URMC CEO and dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

June 9, 2015

Golisano Children’s Hospital has earned a place among the nation’s best hospitals in two pediatric specialty areas – nephrology and endocrine/diabetes – in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Golisano Children’s Hospital dedication celebrates kids, future

Golisano Children’s Hospital dedication celebrates kids, future

May 27, 2015

Miracle Kids, grateful families, University leadership, and significant building donors including hospital namesake B. Thomas Golisano celebrated the dedication of Golisano Children’s Hospital on Wednesday. The new eight-story, $145 million hospital is the largest capital project in the University’s history. For the first time, the children’s hospital will feature all-private rooms and specialized technology, including the first integrated PET/MRI in a children’s hospital in the nation.

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New Golisano Children’s Hospital to open soon

New Golisano Children’s Hospital to open soon

May 27, 2015

The largest capital project in the University of Rochester’s history will soon be open to the community. The new Golisano Children’s Hospital was dedicated Wednesday with media taking a first look at the eight-story, $145 million hospital with 245,000 square feet of new space.

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The next generation of pediatric care arrives

The next generation of pediatric care arrives

May 22, 2015

Thirteen years after Paychex Inc. founder Thomas Golisano donated $14 million to fund a pediatric intensive care unit, the hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center that bears his name will reach a long-awaited milestone. A May 27 dedication will celebrate the new eight-story Golisano Children’s Hospital tower.

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