Recap from Dr. Brower’s ‘State of the Cancer Center’ 2019

Dr. Steven Brower, Medical Director of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center, delivered his annual State of the Cancer Center presentation yesterday (download slides). Here are some highlights from his presentation: Screening The low-dose CT scan program for the early detection of lung cancer has conducted 1601 scans since 2014 and has diagnosed […]

Reminders About Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders

Please review the EH DNR Policy (100.29) and note the following: Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders may be issued where a reasonable option exists on medical grounds not to choose to institute CPR in the event of a cardiopulmonary arrest. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) includes measures to restore cardiac function and/or support ventilation as per the […]

Integrative Medicine Update

October Programs for Patients Interested in Nutrition and Cancer Prevention The Graf Center for Integrative Medicine has released its fall calendar of events and services. Among the programs is a lecture on October 1 specifically for anyone interested in learning how foods can help decrease risk for diseases like breast cancer. In addition, the Graf […]

Expanded Echocardiogram Availability at Englewood Hospital

In response to demand for both inpatient and outpatient echocardiograms, the hospital has extended its availability as follows: Inpatient: Weekdays: 7 am – 10 pm Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm Sunday: 8 am – 4 pm Outpatient: Weekdays: 7 am – 6 pm Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm Patients can schedule an appointment […]

FDA Approves TAVR for Low-Risk Patients

Earlier this month, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of transcatheter heart valve replacement (TAVR) for the treatment of severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis in patients who are determined to be at low risk of complications from open-heart surgery. Previously, the procedure was reserved for high-risk and intermediate-risk patients. The newly approved indication […]

Bloodless Institute Debuts Documentary Film

  Over the past three years, The Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Englewood Hospital has been producing a documentary chronicling the 25-year history of its program—from its humble beginnings to its current reputation as the model for patient blood management programs throughout the world. After untold hours of filming […]

Welcome to New Surgery, Podiatry Residents

The new classes of residents started at Englewood Hospital earlier this month. PGY-1 Surgical Residents Download poster with photos Dr. Anahita Ariatabar (PGY-1 Prelim) Dr. Daniel Garcia Dr. Marija Dionizovik-Dimanovski (PGY-1 Prelim) Dr. Teresa Iaconelli Dr. Michael Zeitchek Dr. Hassan Masoudpoor   PGY-1 Podiatry Residents Download poster with photos Dr. Sukaina Eashour Dr. Thanh Nguyen […]

New Acute Tele-Stroke Program in ED

  A new tele-health program launched in the Emergency Department last month for patients presenting with stroke symptoms. The program uses a low-cost, easy-to-use technological solution—an iPad with the Microsoft Teams app, customized by our own IT and ED teams. When a patient presents to the ED with stroke symptoms, the ED team connects to […]

EHPN Expands Psychotherapy Services

Englewood Health has hired a sixth LCSW to provide one-on-one psychotherapy services to patients. Judy Hart joins the existing team of social workers — Ana Gil, Kyle Mack, Toby Tider, Toni Shy, and Yael Yankelewitz. Appointments are available for EHPN patients as well as the general community dealing with common mental health conditions, including depression, […]