Obstetrics

TeamHealth Leader Dr. Becky Parker Named Champion of Diversity and Inclusion by ACEP

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:30pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TeamHealth Chief Coding Officer Dr. Becky Parker was recently announced as the 2021 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Council Champion in Diversity and Inclusion.

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  • KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TeamHealth Chief Coding Officer Dr. Becky Parker was recently announced as the 2021 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Council Champion in Diversity and Inclusion.
  • ACEP presents the annual award to recipients who have promoted diversity of experience and thought, the merit of inclusivity and the value of equity in the medical field.
  • During her tenure at ACEP, she launched the organizations ground-breaking Diversity and Inclusion initiative.
  • Team Health Holdings, Inc., does not have any employees, does not contract with providers and does not practice medicine.

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Introduces Magseed Technology to Montgomery County, Improving the Standard of Cancer Care

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

OLNEY, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MedStar Montgomery Medical Center recently introduced an innovative cancer technology, the Magseed marker, to improve outcomes and the standard of cancer care in Montgomery County.

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  • OLNEY, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MedStar Montgomery Medical Center recently introduced an innovative cancer technology, the Magseed marker, to improve outcomes and the standard of cancer care in Montgomery County.
  • As the first hospital in the region to utilize the Magseed marker, MedStar Montgomery serves as an innovative local leader in breast health.
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center is a not-for-profit, acute care community hospital serving Montgomery County, Maryland.
  • For 100 years, MedStar Montgomery has served as a medical care provider and community health resource offering high-quality, personalized care.

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Named America's 100 Best for Gastrointestinal Care Nationally by Healthgrades

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:34am

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    "Consumers can feel confident in the America's 100 Best Hospitals for gastrointestinal care for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes.
  • The hospitals that have achieved the Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for gastrointestinal services have demonstrated exceptional quality of care.
  • "We are proud and humbled to be recognized nationally as one of the best hospitals in the county for gastrointestinal care," says Catherine Shitara, chief operating officer, Saddleback Medical Center.
  • Saddleback Medical Center was also recognized by Healthgrades for excellence awards in general surgery, gastrointestinal care and pulmonary care; and 2 specialty 5-star awards in valve surgery and treatment of heart failure.

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York Presents Innovative Research at ASRM's 77th Annual Meeting

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Physicians and scientists at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York presented a record 35 original scientific abstracts at the 77th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) in Baltimore, Maryland.

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  • BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Physicians and scientists at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York presented a record 35 original scientific abstracts at the 77th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Research topics included single cell DNA sequencing, disparities in health care outcomes, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the patient journey.
  • Her research on single cell sequencing of whole human blastocystsexpands our current understanding of the genetic composition of human embryos.
  • About Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP
    Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) is widely recognized as a global leader in state-of-the-art reproductive medicine.

The Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Science (IRMS) is proud to welcome Dr. Melissa Yih to their Staten Island practice

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:07am

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Science (IRMS) is thrilled to announce that Melissa C. Yih, MD has joined their practice and will head their new, state-of-the-art location in Staten Island.

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  • STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Science (IRMS) is thrilled to announce that Melissa C. Yih, MD has joined their practice and will head their new, state-of-the-art location in Staten Island.
  • "Dr. Yih brings a tremendous amount of experience to our clinical practice and our valued IRMS patients."
  • (Debbra A. Keegan, MD Clinical Director IRMS)
    Dr. Yih is Board Certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and has been practicing since 2002.
  • Dr. Yih is excited to see patients in our Staten Island office, as well as, offering convenient telemedicine appointments.

AAGL to Offer an Extensive Lineup of Postgraduate and Continuing Medical Education Courses for the 50th Annual Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:00am

The Scientific Program at AAGL annual meetings are always meticulously developed and are renowned for offering the best in MIGS education.

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  • The Scientific Program at AAGL annual meetings are always meticulously developed and are renowned for offering the best in MIGS education.
  • This year's curriculum will consist of PG Courses, Hands-on Surgical Labs, Plenary Sessions, Panels, Debates and Open Communication breakout sessions.
  • Premiering this year, AAGL is excited to introduce AAGL Talks, 15-minute TED-like presentations prior to the General Sessions, that will also provide CME credits.
  • AAGL is a professional medical association of laparoscopic surgeons and is the global leader in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

Samsung Introduces New High-End Ultrasound System 'V8'

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:00pm

NeuroLogica Corp., the U.S. healthcare subsidiary of Samsung, introduces the V8; a high-end ultrasound system that provides enhanced image quality, usability and convenience for ultrasound professionals.

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  • NeuroLogica Corp., the U.S. healthcare subsidiary of Samsung, introduces the V8; a high-end ultrasound system that provides enhanced image quality, usability and convenience for ultrasound professionals.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005842/en/
    Designed for a wide range of diagnostic medical ultrasound departments, the V8 Ultrasound system combines performance and intelligence to elevate diagnostic confidence.
  • Samsung is presenting the V8 ultrasound system at the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographys annual conference in Denver, Colorado from October 14 to 16.
  • In 2011, Samsung Medison became an affiliate company of Samsung Electronics, integrating world's best IT, image processing, semiconductor and communication technologies into medical devices.

The Torch in My Heart, a story of love, dedication and heritage

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:08am

Based on a true story, the film depicts the accomplishments and sacrifices of three generations of women doctors.

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  • Based on a true story, the film depicts the accomplishments and sacrifices of three generations of women doctors.
  • Spanning more than half a century, the story centers on Qin Jisheng, her daughter Liao Qinping and her granddaughter Lyu Tao.
  • It is a story of love, dedication, tenacity and heritage.
  • It was a mission that consumed her entire life, as she fought relentlessly for the people living in border areas.

The Official Release of “THE TORCH IN MY HEART”, an Animated Short Film Telling the True Story of a 3-generation Family Dedicated to Saving the Lives of Women

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 11:25am

Available on multiple video streaming platforms, the animated short film tells a touching story of a three-generation family of OB-GYN doctors dedicated to improving and saving lives.

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  • Available on multiple video streaming platforms, the animated short film tells a touching story of a three-generation family of OB-GYN doctors dedicated to improving and saving lives.
  • The Torch in My Heart is a short animated film that provides a heartfelt glimpse into Chinas history.
  • Spanning more than half a century, the story centers on Qin Jisheng, her daughter Liao Qinping and her granddaughter Lyu Tao.
  • This true story of a medical family and its part in Chinas story has been artistically rendered in both Chinese and English.

Leading Pregnancy App Babyscripts Announces Partnership With Nuvo Group to Deliver First-of-its-Kind Comprehensive Remote Pregnancy Care Solution

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Babyscripts , the leading virtual care platform for managing obstetrics, announced today that they are entering into a collaboration with Nuvo Group, a company commercializing INVU by Nuvo, an FDA-cleared, prescription-initiated, remote pregnancy monitoring platform.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Babyscripts , the leading virtual care platform for managing obstetrics, announced today that they are entering into a collaboration with Nuvo Group, a company commercializing INVU by Nuvo, an FDA-cleared, prescription-initiated, remote pregnancy monitoring platform.
  • Babyscripts Virtual Maternity Care solution allows providers to deliver risk-specific care to pregnant mothers at any time, in any place.
  • By integrating Nuvo's INVU technology into Babyscripts Virtual Maternity Care platform, Babyscripts' capabilities will extend to provide a more comprehensive remote pregnancy care platform that builds on Babyscripts existing solution for (i) patient education/engagement, (ii) remote monitoring tools, and (iii) improved care analytics to inform better outcomes.
  • Nuvo Group is committed to serving providers and expectant mothers by advancing pregnancy care with new technology, tools, and practices.