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A new study suggests that providers make the same number of wrong-patient errors regardless of the number of electronic patient records they could have open at a time.
Understanding why most children are healthy–and how that can reveal new treatments for the sick–is the driving motivation of Columbia’s new chair of pediatrics.
In two new books aimed at young baseball players and their parents, Columbia surgeon and Yankees physician Christopher Ahmad, MD, gives advice on avoiding injury.
- August 13, 2018
Letters written to frequent prescribers of Seroquel, which can cause harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for Medicare patients.
- August 2, 2018
A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
- July 2, 2018
A clinical trial of ECMO for patients with severe respiratory distress resolves some questions about when to use the technology, but leaves others unanswered.
- May 24, 2018
New guidelines from physicians at Columbia and NYP may help determine what to do when patients lacking decisional capacity refuse recommended medical care.
- May 10, 2018
The Mothers Center is a new space that will provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care—focused on the mother—before, during, and after a high-risk pregnancy.
- July 26, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian has announced the rollout of NYP OnDemand, a new suite of digital health services designed to improve and expand patient care, while also extending access to the clinical expertise of NewYork-Presbyterian’s physicians to their peers throughout the Hospital’s vast healthcare network.