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Online tool reduces inappropriate medical tests
A web-based decision-making tool that alerts heart doctors when diagnostic tests would not be useful for a specific patient can curb wasteful procedures, according to a new study.
Wed May 22, 2013
HHS finds $2.2M in billing errors at Cedars-Sinai
Administrators at Los Angeles' largest community hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, were well aware of the flaws in their inpatient admissions process before an audit report Wednesday from HHS' inspector general's office publicly pointed them out.
Thu May 16, 2013
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor-associated Protein: A Novel Modulator...
Correspondence to Romer A. Gonzalez-Villalobos, Departments of Biomedical Sciences and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Davis Bldg, Room 2092, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048.
Tue May 14, 2013
This day in history: May 14, 1998
Angelina Jolie has just revealed that she underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer.
Mon May 13, 2013
"Rock and Roll Program" Cuts Down on Number of C-Sections
Mother's Day is a special one for all moms but especially for one California mother who had a special delivery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Sun May 12, 2013
Trend Hunter Magazine
Mother-Baby Bridging Programs - The 'BabyTime' Maternity Service...
The 'BabyTime' maternity service allows mothers separated from their newborns to bond with their babies digitally.
Fri May 10, 2013
Rock 'n Roll Helps Moms Deliver
One hospital is trying to move labor along and reduce C-sections with rock and roll deliveries.
Thu May 09, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Boycott of Israel is small for now, but gets higher profile with Hawking
British cosmologist Stephen Hawking gives a talk titled 'A Brief History of Mine,' to workers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, last month.
Wed May 08, 2013
Lil Wayne: Seizures come without warning
The 30-year-old rapper has been hospitalised twice this year as a result of a series of uncontrollable convulsions.
Famous Scientist Cancels Trip to Israel to Make Political Point
In this photo provided by Cedars-Sinai, British cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who has motor neuron disease, gives a talk titled "A Brief History of Mine," to workers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.
Five stroke symptoms you should never ignore
ISLAMABAD: Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and adult disability, but quickly recognizing the signs of it and seeking immediate medical care from specialists can minimize the effects of the disease or even save a life, say an expert at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Tue May 07, 2013
University of Kentucky HealthCare Revamps Order Sets
University of Kentucky HealthCare was an early adopter of computerized physician order entry , starting in 2003, when the Leapfrog Group, representing large, corporate purchasers of healthcare, was widely promoting CPOE as a "leap" hospitals should take to improve patient safety.
Santa Barbara Independent
Joseph Aragon, MD, Appointed to AHA Board
Sansum Clinic Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Aragon has been appointed as an incoming member to the American Heart Association Western States Affiliate Board of Directors, serving the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
Mon May 06, 2013
5 'sudden symptoms' of stroke that could save lives
Washington, May 6 : Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and adult disability, but quickly recognizing the signs of it and seeking immediate medical care from specialists can minimize the effects of the disease or even save a life, say an expert at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Fri May 03, 2013
Medical News Today
Recognizing 5 Sudden Symptoms Of Stroke Could Save A Life
Recognizing the five sudden symptoms of stroke could save a person's life, even a young life, according to an expert from the Stroke Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center .
Cedars-Sinai Medical Tipsheet for May 2013
Following is a tipsheet of story ideas from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. To arrange interviews, please contact the individual listed.
Thu May 02, 2013
Taylor Swift Visits Sick Fan In Hospital
Pop star Taylor Swift showed off her caring side earlier this week by visiting an unconscious fan in hospital.
Five "Sudden Symptoms" of Stroke: Recognizing These Could Save a Life - Even a Young Life
Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States. Each year an estimated 795,000 people in this country experience a stroke.* That's approximately the equivalent of every man, woman and child living in Anaheim and Long Beach combined.
Wed May 01, 2013
Evil Beet Gossip
Lil Wayne Hospitalized Again For Seizures; He's OK. Kelly...
Lil Wayne was hospitalized not long ago for suffering from seemingly random seizures.