Tag: UR Medicine

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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Community tribute

Community tribute

May 22, 2015

Without question, the new Golisano Children’s Hospital embodies the vision and generosity of Paychex Inc. founder Thomas Golisano. Without his gifts totaling $34 million it’s hard to imagine how the University of Rochester would have built the eight-story tower to be dedicated next week.

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UR trustee donates $3M to Children’s Hospital

UR trustee donates $3M to Children’s Hospital

May 18, 2015

Richard “Rick” T. Aab, a University of Rochester trustee, has made a $3 million commitment to the Golisano Children’s Hospital Building Fund. The new Golisano Children’s Hospital will be dedicated on May 27 and will open on July 14. Funding came from more than 8,500 individuals and community groups.

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Strong Memorial and Highland Hospitals earn four stars in new national ratings

Strong Memorial and Highland Hospitals earn four stars in new national ratings

May 12, 2015

Based on data from patient surveys, the new Hospital Compare Star Ratings aim to help consumers choose a hospital by providing a snapshot of the care they deliver. Strong and Highland received the highest overall ratings in the region with four out of five stars.

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A sneak peek into the new Golisano Children’s Hospital

A sneak peek into the new Golisano Children’s Hospital

April 15, 2015

Even before construction is complete, that is evident almost when you step off the elevator onto one of the hospitals eight floors. Every floor is based on a theme from the wildflowers you would see in a grassy field to skyscrapers on the higher floors. The pictures and murals aren’t high on the walls at adult eye level, but in places where a three-year-old could see.

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More evidence against keeping electronics in kids’ bedrooms

More evidence against keeping electronics in kids’ bedrooms

January 6, 2015

Parents concerned about their children not getting enough sleep may want to remove televisions and other small electronics from the kids’ bedrooms, according to a new study. It’s already known that televisions in children’s bedrooms are linked to worse sleep, said Dr. Heidi Connolly, head of sleep medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Golisano Children’s Hospital in New York.

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