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Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

May 20, 2020

Strong Memorial Hospital reaches a milestone as organ transplant surgeries continue to take place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

April 11, 2020

Modern mechanical ventilators—whose short supply is now at the center of a national debate about the nation’s preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic—represent a “remarkable journey” of medical technology.

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Why Biden’s record players won’t solve poverty

Why Biden’s record players won’t solve poverty

September 16, 2019

“Biden was voicing a deeply flawed theory that arose during the 1960s and that blamed parents, especially mothers, for the struggles of poor children and children of color,” writes associate professor of history Mical Raz in a Washington Post op-ed.

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UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

UR Medicine partners receive $21.8M in state health care transformation grants

July 19, 2017

Four regional hospitals—Strong Memorial, Jones Memorial, Noyes Memorial, and St. James Mercy Hospital—will receive a total of $21.8 million in state grants to improve services and facilities for patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced.

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Surgeons perform 200th heart transplant

Surgeons perform 200th heart transplant

September 20, 2016

Cardiac surgeons at Strong Memorial Hospital recently performed the team’s 200th heart transplant surgery, providing a 48-year-old father a second chance on life. This milestone was 15 years in the making, as the team performed its first transplant Feb. 7, 2001.

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Device reduces stroke risk for patients with atrial fibrillation

Device reduces stroke risk for patients with atrial fibrillation

June 7, 2016

The Watchman device was approved by the FDA in 2015, and Strong Memorial Hospital is the first in the Finger Lakes region to offer patients this new minimally invasive therapy.

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UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

UR Medicine gets top honors for cardiac, stroke programs

May 24, 2016

Strong Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the American Hearth Association/American Stroke Association with its highest awards for heart failure, stroke, and resuscitation care.

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Strong Memorial Hospital among <em>U.S. News’</em> ‘Best Connected’ nationwide

Strong Memorial Hospital among U.S. News’ ‘Best Connected’ nationwide

October 15, 2015

The U.S. News & World Report list recognizes hospitals whose excellence in patient safety, patient engagement, and clinical connectedness improves patient care.

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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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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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