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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  • 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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