Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Vitamin D Advantage

Wherever one looks these days, vitamin D is labeled as practically the Holy Grail of good health. But the natural source of vitamin D is from the sun, which causes a dilemma for us all. Too much sun can mean courting skin cancer, but not enough may cause a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency…
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Alternatives to Knee Surgery

No one is eager to have knee surgery. Luckily, there are options that can relieve pain.Recently three orthopedic doctors from the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) gave a free lecture at LifeBridge Health & Fitness on the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis. Drs. Michael A. Mont, Ronald E. Delanois, and Harpal (Paul) S.…
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Northwest Hospital Surgeon Performs First Da Vinci Robot Hand Surgery

Stacey Berner, M.D., medical director of the Hand Center at Northwest Hospital, has become the first surgeon in America to perform a revolutionary new robotic hand surgery. Berner used the da Vinci Surgical System to perform an ultra precise surgery. Instead of traditional open surgery or conventional laparoscopy surgery, the da Vinci allows the surgeon…
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Levindale Goes United

How would you like to help people in need and have a really good time while you’re doing it? That’s the goal of the United Way Campaign at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital.The official campaign kicked off earlier this month and it will run through August 20. There are lots of ways for employees…
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Oncology on Canvas Arrives at Northwest Hospital

This week Eli Lilly and Company and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)'s traveling art exhibition, Oncology on Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey, was installed at Northwest Hospital. It will be on display in Northwest's main lobby and in the Specialty Clinic through August 1. The exhibition consists of 25 works of art…
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  • Tonight, people of the Jewish faith will begin observing Yom Kipur, the Day of Atonement and the most holy of Jewish holidays. #LifeBridgeHealth wishes everyone in Jewish communities around the world an easy fast for this Yom Kippur. #YomKippur

    lifebridgehealth: "Tonight, people of the Jewish faith will begin observing Yom Kipur, the Day of Atonement and the most holy of Jewish holidays. #LifeBridgeHealth wishes everyone in Jewish communities around the world an easy fast for this Yom Kippur. #YomKippur"
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  • At #LifeBridgeHealth, our purpose statement is "Caring for Our Communities Together." Team members from #NorthwestHospital came out on recently to support Pilgrim's Way Baptist Church first annual Community Health Fair. These team members included Jessica Ward (Women's Wellness Breast Care Center), Alison Weigel (Health and Nutrition), and Darryl Bryant and Marcia Green representing men's wellness and the Healthy Heart Program. #community

    lifebridgehealth: "At #LifeBridgeHealth, our purpose statement is "Caring for Our Communities Together." Team members from #NorthwestHospital came out on recently to support Pilgrim's Way Baptist Church first annual Community Health Fair. These team members included Jessica Ward (Women's Wellness Breast Care Center), Alison Weigel (Health and Nutrition), and Darryl Bryant and Marcia Green representing men's wellness and the Healthy Heart Program. #community"
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  • As part of National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week (Sept. 9 - 15), we want to say "thank you" to all our wonderful staff across #LifeBridgeHealth, including these team members from #NorthwestHospital. This week, we celebrate the amazing teams in environmental services whose work helps our patients, their families and, of course, our LifeBridge Health employees. Thanks for all that you do! #team #healthcare

    lifebridgehealth: "As part of National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week (Sept. 9 - 15), we want to say "thank you" to all our wonderful staff across #LifeBridgeHealth, including these team members from #NorthwestHospital. This week, we celebrate the amazing teams in environmental services whose work helps our patients, their families and, of course, our LifeBridge Health employees. Thanks for all that you do! #team #healthcare"
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  • Check out the final weekly winners of the #LBHBestFootForward Contest! Congratulations to Latonya H., Domingo R., Phyllis S., and Mindy A.! We will be announcing the winner of the August themed contest "Socks on Vacation" soon. Stay tuned! #congrats

    lifebridgehealth: "Check out the final weekly winners of the #LBHBestFootForward Contest! Congratulations to Latonya H., Domingo R., Phyllis S., and Mindy A.! We will be announcing the winner of the August themed contest "Socks on Vacation" soon. Stay tuned! #congrats"
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  • Never Lose Hope. #SuicidePrevention #SuicideAwarenessWeek

    lifebridgehealth: "Never Lose Hope. 
#SuicidePrevention #SuicideAwarenessWeek"
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  • On this anniversary of 9/11, the #LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council held memorial services at #SinaiHospital and @carroll_hospital. Thanks to everyone who came together on this day of remembrance. #NeverForget

    lifebridgehealth: "On this anniversary of 9/11, the #LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council held memorial services at #SinaiHospital and @carroll_hospital. Thanks to everyone who came together on this day of remembrance. #NeverForget"
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  • LifeBridge Health is bringing potentially life-saving training to people in our communities. #LifeBridgeHealth held a #StopTheBleed event at Ner Tamid on Monday to teach people the basic techniques of bleeding control in life-threatening situations. Dr. Qurashi and Dr. Blumenthal from #SinaiHospital helped train 30 congregants, and a survivor shared her story. Check out these pics! #Baltimore #hospital #healthcare #firstaid

    lifebridgehealth: "LifeBridge Health is bringing potentially life-saving training to people in our communities. #LifeBridgeHealth held a #StopTheBleed event at Ner Tamid on Monday to teach people the basic techniques of bleeding control in life-threatening situations. Dr. Qurashi and Dr. Blumenthal from #SinaiHospital helped train 30 congregants, and a survivor shared her story. Check out these pics!
#Baltimore #hospital #healthcare #firstaid"
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  • #LifeBridgeHealth sponsored tables at the Owings Mills and Park Heights JCC with apples and honey, traditional symbols of Rosh Hashanah. Sunday night marks the beginning of #RoshHashanah, the Jewish New Year. Ten days later, will be the observance of Yom Kippur, a day for atonement and spiritual reflection. We would like to wish those of you who celebrate, a Shanah Tovah - a very happy new year! #shanahtovah

    lifebridgehealth: "#LifeBridgeHealth sponsored tables at the Owings Mills and Park Heights JCC with apples and honey, traditional symbols of Rosh Hashanah. Sunday night marks the beginning of #RoshHashanah, the Jewish New Year. Ten days later, will be the observance of Yom Kippur, a day for atonement and spiritual reflection. We would like to wish those of you who celebrate, a Shanah Tovah - a very happy new year! #shanahtovah"
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  • #Repost @carroll_hospital ・・・ Join us this Saturday at Swing Fore Pink benefiting the Center for Breast Health at Carroll Hospital. #breastcancer #beatcancer #breasthealth #FUNraiser #fundraiser

    lifebridgehealth: "#Repost @carroll_hospital ・・・
Join us this Saturday at Swing Fore Pink benefiting the Center for Breast Health at Carroll Hospital. #breastcancer #beatcancer #breasthealth #FUNraiser #fundraiser"
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  • We are so pleased to announce the establishment of the Jerome P. Reichmister, M.D. Endowed Chair for Advanced Orthopedics, LifeBridge Health. This legacy is in honor of Dr. Reichimister (seated in photo) and his 51 years at Sinai Hospital. The surprise announcement was made during a special event for Jerry where friends and colleagues shared how much Dr. Reichmister meant to them, his patients, his community and our organization. Special thanks to the leadership of Lynn Abeshouse, Joe Cooper, Susie Reichmister and her daughters Beth & Jodi, in raising over $2.5 million to create this endowment for Jerry’s legacy. #LifeBridgeHealth #SinaiHospital

    lifebridgehealth: "We are so pleased to announce the establishment of the Jerome P. Reichmister, M.D. Endowed Chair for Advanced Orthopedics, LifeBridge Health. This legacy is in honor of Dr. Reichimister (seated in photo) and his 51 years at Sinai Hospital. The surprise announcement was made during a special event for Jerry where friends and colleagues shared how much Dr. Reichmister meant to them, his patients, his community and our organization. 
Special thanks to the leadership of Lynn Abeshouse, Joe Cooper, Susie Reichmister and her daughters Beth & Jodi, in raising over $2.5 million to create this endowment for Jerry’s legacy. #LifeBridgeHealth #SinaiHospital"
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