New York Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic health care delivery systems, dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care and service to patients in the New York metropolitan area, nationally, and worldwide. In collaboration with two renowned medical schools — Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons — NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research, and innovative, patient-centered clinical care.

It is estimated that syncope workup and management costs the U.S. healthcare system an annual $2.4 billion. How can ED observation units impact those expenses?
The emergency department observation unit (EDOU) is a specialized unit designed for efficient, ongoing medical treatment, assessment, and reassessment of patients before the decision can be made to di
Prehospital imaging modalities have the potential to change the way we deliver prehospital care. However, the cost effectiveness of equipping EMS with portable imaging modalities has yet to be seen.
Every year in the United States, approximately 500,000 patients request to be discharged against medical advice. This can lead to poor outcomes for the patient, ethical turmoil for the physician, and
Emergency departments across the United States have been plagued with overcrowding. In 2006 the U.S. Institute of Medicine declared crowding a national epidemic. Despite well-documented detrimental ef
Telemedicine may have the potential to modulate health care utilization and costs on a grand scale. The application of telemedicine is being explored as an alternative way of delivering care without i