Monthly Archives: August 2009

Treatment of Tumors at the Berman Brain & Spine Institute

by James E. Conway, M.D. Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, and Director, Skull Base Neurosurgery,Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine InstituteDepartment of Neurosurgery, Sinai HospitalThe recent deaths of columnist Robert Novak and Senator Edward Kennedy from brain tumors have brought forth many questions about the disease. Both Mr. Novak and Senator Kennedy were diagnosed with primary,…
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Northwest Hospital Auxiliary Honored

Northwest Hospital relies on the energy, expertise and kindness of its dedicated volunteers. The Northwest Hospital Auxiliary is a steadfast champion of the hospital, working as an advocate in the mission of improving the well-being of the community. Throughout the years, the auxiliary has contributed $6.1 million in support.As a reflection of their commitment, the…
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Going Green at LifeBridge Health

LifeBridge Health continues to make strides in "going green." In an effort to do our part in the reduction of bio-carbons and volatile organic compounds (VOC), the Environmental Services department at Sinai has officially jumped on the “green” bandwagon. This has been a very calculated and methodical process that includes periods of product assessment and…
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Leather Sale at Sinai Hospital

Leather coats and jackets are on sale this Friday in the Zamoiski Auditorium at Sinai Hospital. All sizes are available, and items for men, women and children are on sale. The sale, run by the Sinai Hospital Auxiliary with benefits going to the hospital, runs from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Save the Wrapping

by Jill R. Adler, M.S. Manager, Community Health Education, LifeBridge Health So what’s the largest organ in the body? If you said skin, you win! The wrapping that covers our internal organs, protects them from injury and also provides a barrier between germs and our internal organs. Our skin regulates body temperature too! Given all…
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  • During this month of #Thanksgiving, #LifeBridgeHealth team members are giving back through our annual employee giving campaign, which benefits our patients and the communities we serve. During events at facilities across our system, team members had the opportunity have some fun and to show their support the annual "Get In the Game" initiative.

    lifebridgehealth: "During this month of #Thanksgiving, #LifeBridgeHealth team members are giving back through our annual employee giving campaign, which benefits our patients and the communities we serve. During events at facilities across our system, team members had the opportunity have some fun and to show their support the annual "Get In the Game" initiative."
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  • During the annual pinning ceremony, #NorthwestHospital President Faraaz Yousuf joined with leaders from Baltimore County Schools to welcome this year's students at the Northwest Academy of Health Sciences and the Randallstown High School Academy of Health Professions. We are so proud of this health magnet school partnership that is helping to shape the next generation of health care leaders and innovators. @randallstownhsahp

    lifebridgehealth: "During the annual pinning ceremony, #NorthwestHospital President Faraaz Yousuf joined with leaders from Baltimore County Schools to welcome this year's students at the Northwest Academy of Health Sciences and the Randallstown High School Academy of Health Professions. We are so proud of this health magnet school partnership that is helping to shape the next generation of health care leaders and innovators. @randallstownhsahp"
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  • Thanksgiving is coming, so we're talkin' turkey with some tips to help you make some healthier choices on the big day. Check out this Thanksgiving video, brought to you by #StrongerHearts, #LifeBridgeHealth's innovative collaboration with the American Heart Association. @marylandaha @american_heart #thanksgiving

    lifebridgehealth: "Thanksgiving is coming, so we're talkin' turkey with some tips to help you make some healthier choices on the big day. Check out this Thanksgiving video, brought to you by #StrongerHearts, #LifeBridgeHealth's innovative collaboration with the American Heart Association. @marylandaha @american_heart #thanksgiving"
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  • Walk Smart, Don't Dart" #NorthwestHospital’s Dr. Angela Watkins and #BaltimoreCounty Executive Don Mohler joined #92Q’s Pork Chop for interviews about this pedestrian safety campaign, sponsored by Northwest Hospital. They reminded people along Liberty Road and beyond to stay in crosswalks and put down their phones when they cross the street. Baltimore County firefighters and police officers also took part by handing out cards with reminders about pedestrian safety.

    lifebridgehealth: "Walk Smart, Don't Dart" #NorthwestHospital’s Dr. Angela Watkins and #BaltimoreCounty Executive Don Mohler joined #92Q’s Pork Chop for interviews about this pedestrian safety campaign, sponsored by Northwest Hospital. They reminded people along Liberty Road and beyond to stay in crosswalks and put down their phones when they cross the street. Baltimore County firefighters and police officers also took part by handing out cards with reminders about pedestrian safety."
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  • First snow falling across our region. Here are some pics from facilities across our #LifeBridgeHealth system. As always, we are grateful to our amazing team members who are here for our patients and communities, no matter what the weather! #firstsnow #firstsnowfall

    lifebridgehealth: "First snow falling across our region. Here are some pics from facilities across our #LifeBridgeHealth system. As always, we are grateful to our amazing team members who are here for our patients and communities, no matter what the weather! #firstsnow #firstsnowfall"
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  • Take a look at this picture! A beautiful sky recently over #NorthwestHospital's ER-7. #view #maryland

    lifebridgehealth: "Take a look at this picture! A beautiful sky recently over #NorthwestHospital's ER-7. #view #maryland"
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  • More than 70 community members joined #LifeBridgeHealth recently for “Life Happens: Jewish Perspectives on Aging and Planning for the Future” at the Owings Mills JCC. This free educational program offered information on caring for our loved ones and planning for the future, including finances, medical care and end-of-life planning. Take a look at some pictures from the event!

    lifebridgehealth: "More than 70 community members joined #LifeBridgeHealth recently  for “Life Happens: Jewish Perspectives on Aging and Planning for the Future” at the Owings Mills JCC. This free educational program offered information on caring for our loved ones and planning for the future, including finances, medical care and end-of-life planning. Take a look at some pictures from the event!"
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  • With Veteran’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, today marks the official federal observance. #LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council today held events to honor the men and women who have served our country. We are so proud to have so many veterans among our team members. #veteransday

    lifebridgehealth: "With Veteran’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, today marks the official  federal observance.

#LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council today held events to honor the men and women who have served our country.  We are so proud to have so many veterans among our team members. #veteransday"
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  • The Sinai Rehab Recognition Committee held a pre-Veterans Day parade and lunch today to thank veterans for serving our country and protecting our freedom. Veterans who have gone through rehabilitation at Sinai led the parade white past patients, visitors and staff lined the fifth floor route waving American flags! The vets also carried handmade patriotic decorations. #VeteransDay #Parade #SinaiHospital

    lifebridgehealth: "The Sinai Rehab Recognition Committee held a pre-Veterans Day parade and lunch today to thank veterans for serving our country and protecting our freedom. Veterans who have gone through rehabilitation at Sinai led the parade white past patients, visitors and staff lined the fifth floor route waving American flags! The vets also carried handmade patriotic decorations.  #VeteransDay #Parade #SinaiHospital"
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  • WJZ-TV's Linh Bui was all smiles after getting her flu vaccine at the ExpressCare near #SinaiHospital. It was part of a video shoot to get the word out about the importance of getting your annual flu shot. Look for the spot on Channel 13 this month! #healthymd #flu #flushot #fluseason #didnothurt @wjztv

    lifebridgehealth: "WJZ-TV's Linh Bui was all smiles after getting her flu vaccine at the ExpressCare near #SinaiHospital. It was part of a video shoot to get the word out about the importance of getting your annual flu shot. Look for the spot on Channel 13 this month! #healthymd #flu #flushot #fluseason #didnothurt @wjztv"
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