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Robert Corona, DO, explains how the new Upstate MIND center will help transform innovative ideas in the medical field into useful, tangible ways to improve the human condition and the delivery of health care. In addition to leading the center, Corona is professor and chair of pathology at Upstate Medical University.
Traian Anghel, MD is joined by Amy Tetrault, RN, to talk about a new subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator offered at Upstate, that will help regulate abnormal heart rhythms. Anghel is assistant professor of Medicine at Upstate, and founding partner at the Heart Group of Syracuse, and Tetrault is the associate director, Upstate Heart and Vascular Center.
Upstate researcher Gary Nieman, MS, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF) to develop a Minimally-invasive Infusion and Suction Therapy (MIST), a novel medical device that removes harmful abdominal fluid buildup caused by trauma, sepsis, or burns. Nieman is associate professor of surgery, senior research scientist, and director of the Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Lab at Upstate Medical University.
Robert Corona, DO, discusses the new innovation center at Upstate — Upstate MIND (Medical Innovation and Novel Discovery) — designed to transform innovative ideas into useful, tangible ways to improve the human condition and the delivery of health care. Corona leads the center in the newly created position of vice president for Innovation and Business Development, and continues as professor and chair of Upstate’s Pathology Department. To discuss your innovative idea or to discuss business partnership opportunities, contact Corona at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kathy Pazaras at 315-464-9288.
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Upstate University Hospital chief medical information officer Neal Seidberg, MD, talks about a new era of technology where people are using wearable devices such as Fitbit™ to track daily activities and calories burned. Seidberg says this type of personal information, if desired, may some day be shared directly with your healthcare provider’s electronic medical records.
Upstate’s electronic medical records system, called MyChart, is a secure, password protected account accessible exclusively to the patient, that allows them to securely access test results, request prescripton renewals, view recent clinic visits and request appointments. For more information, visit mychart.upstate.edu, FAQ’s or call our MyChart Patient Support Line at 1-800-231-6899. Read the “What’s Up At Upstate” blog: Why electronic medical records are good for patients
Dr. Kent Bottles is a physician executive who has held leadership positions in academia, biotechnology and community health systems, and shares some ideas about what the future holds for medicine. Encore presentation from February 2011.
Upstate University Hospital chief medical information officer Neal Seidberg MD, explains what Upstate’s new electronic medical records system called MyChart means for patients. MyChart is a secure, password protected account accessible exclusively to the patient, that allows you to securely access your test results, request prescripton renewals, view your recent clinic visits and request appointments. For more information, visit mychart.upstate.edu, FAQ’s or call our MyChart Patient Support Line at 1-800-231-6899. Read the “What’s Up At Upstate” blog: Why electronic medical records are good for patients
Upstate urologic oncologist Srinivas Vourganti, MD talks about prostate cancer, and shares a new diagnostic procedure at Upstate to pinpoint prostate cancer. The technique fuses pre-biopsy magnetic resonance images of the prostate with ultrasound-guided biopsy images to diagnose exactly where tumors are located within the prostate gland. For more information, call 315 464-6117.
James Rimmer, PhD, the Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences, was the keynote speaker for a recent conference on adaptive physical education. He shares a broad overview of where we are nationally with adaptive physical education in terms of policy and practice. Dr. Rimmer also directs the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability. For more information, call 1-800-900-8086.
Upstate certified genetic counselor Bonnie Braddock, MPH, CGC, explains genetic testing — what it is, when to consider getting tested, and the importance of seeking professional genetic counseling. Learn more about: The Breast Cancer Program at Upstate Medical University.
Jay Scott, director of education programs for Upstate’s Emergency Medicine Department, is joined by Dr. Arthur Vercillo, local surgeon and regional president of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, to discuss a $30,000 grant from Excellus that will pay for EKG machines for volunteer rescue squads across Central New York. The grant will provide life-saving cardiac care equipment for ambulance and rescue squads across five counties.
Read the story: Ambulances get new life-saving equipment