Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Cedars-Sinai Health System)

2019
June
06,
2019
Teaching hospitals serve their communities in essential ways, but their financial health and overall effectiveness could be challenged by new healthcare payment policies, three Cedars-Sinai leaders write in a recent article published by NEJM Catalyst...
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March
29,
2019
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has again earned a five-star hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)—the highest distinction offered by the federal agency. The ratings, which assess hospital performance, are based on ...
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March
27,
2019
The Los Angeles Daily News recently wrote about Providence St. Joseph’s announcement that Cedars-Sinai is now a co-owner of Providence Tarzana Medical Center. The joint venture will expand primary and specialty care services on the Tarzana campus ...
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March
19,
2019
Following an extensive national search, Cedars-Sinai has appointed David R. Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, CENP, NEA-BC, NHDP-BC, FAAN, as senior vice president and chief nursing executive. Marshall brings more than three decades of healthcare experience fro...
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March
12,
2019
Two of Southern California's leading nonprofit healthcare organizations have agreed to create a joint venture that will own and operate Providence Tarzana Medical Center. Providence St. Joseph Health and Cedars-Sinai are coming together to enhance...
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February
25,
2019
A pilot program underway in more than 100 patient rooms at Cedars-Sinai is allowing patients to use an Alexa-powered platform known as Aiva to interact hands-free with nurses and control their entertainment. Aiva is the world's first patient-centered...
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January
28,
2019
To better serve the coastal communities, Cedars-Sinai is expanding its offices at 1919 Santa Monica Blvd., adding a variety of services, including the health system’s first primary care practice in Santa Monica. Already home to an established gastroe...
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2018
December
14,
2018
Cedars-Sinai is pleased to announce the appointment of Terri Wagner Cammarano, JD, LLM, CHC, as senior vice president of Legal Affairs and General Counsel. “Terri brings more than 25 years of legal experience in the nonprofit healthcare sector, ha...
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November
23,
2018
Heitham Hassoun, MD, a leading international health expert, has been named vice president and medical director of Cedars-Sinai's Center for International Health. Hassoun joins Cedars-Sinai from Johns Hopkins Medicine, where he was medical director fo...
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November
14,
2018
Patients and visitors looking to navigate Cedars-Sinai now have a valuable tool at their fingertips: their phones. The latest update to the Cedars­-Sinai app provides users with access to an interactive map and a range of new navigational features...
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October
19,
2018
A bill requiring hospital pharmacy staff to obtain an accurate medication history for every high-risk patient upon admission is driving change in California hospitals — thanks largely to the work of Rita Shane, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP, chief pharmacy ...
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July
13,
2018
Torrance Memorial Medical Center, a Cedars-Sinai affiliate, recently broke ground on the new Hunt Cancer Center. The center, a collaboration with Cedars-Sinai, will provide its patients with access to subspecialists who treat more than 60 types of...
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July
09,
2018
Following a comprehensive national search, Cedars-Sinai has appointed Jeffrey A. Smith, MD, JD, MMM, as executive vice president of Hospital Operations and chief operating officer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Smith, who will assume his new positio...
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February
01,
2018
The proposed affiliation between Cedars-Sinai and Torrance Memorial— first announced last May—became official today. The affiliation will focus on new opportunities for coordination of care and resources between the two organizations and joint pro...
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2011
July
19,
2011
Twelve medical specialties at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center were ranked in the latest U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” edition. Cedars-Sinai’s was among the top tier of hospitals that had more than 10 specialties ranked among the top...
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May
17,
2011
When Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion opens in 2013, its lobby will be named after businessman George W. Schaeffer, whose recent gift signifies major philanthropic support for the new building. Schaeffer, founder, pr...
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