Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (primary care,cedars-sinai health system)

2020
February
12,
2020
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Valley News Group, four community papers serving the San Fernando Valley, interviewed Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, at the Jan. 29 opening of the Cedars-Sinai flagship medical offices in Tarzana. The event, at the 40,000-square-foot location at 18133 ...
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January
30,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai marked a milestone in its goal to bring high-quality care to neighborhoods across the Southern California region by hosting the opening of its flagship medical offices in the San Fernando Valley on Jan. 29. The 40,000-square-foot loca...
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January
13,
2020
| 03:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles Business Journal recently interviewed Thomas M. Priselac, President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai, about his role in keeping the largest hospital complex in the western United States focused on quality care and expanded access. Cedars-Sinai ...
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January
13,
2020
| 03:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Just in time for the height of flu season, Cedars-Sinai has opened a new urgent care in West Los Angeles at 11620 Wilshire Blvd., just west of Federal Avenue. The location also will add a new dermatology practice next week. "These new medical offi...
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2019
December
04,
2019
| 03:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
To better serve the coastal communities, Cedars-Sinai has expanded its offices at 1919 Santa Monica Blvd. in Santa Monica. Already home to an established gastroenterology practice, patients can now also find specialists in primary care, oncology, neu...
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November
16,
2019
| 03:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
CNBC recently interviewed Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, associate medical director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, about what people need to know ahead of this year’s flu season. Although flu season is only one month in, CNBC reports there hav...
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November
14,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Los Angeles Times recently interviewed Maya Benitez, MD, a family medicine physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Group in Culver City, about hangovers and how to alleviate some of their common side effects. Hangovers, Benitez says, are commonly ...
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October
21,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Runners World recently interviewed Joshua Scott, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about the pros and cons of the flu shot for marathon and competitive runners. “The flu is a virus, and it can ...
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October
16,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
October may mean pumpkins and goblins to many, but to healthcare providers, October signifies the start of flu season. While the flu doesn't usually peak until December thru February, experts say now is the time to get a flu shot. "A flu shot is t...
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October
14,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Following a comprehensive national search, Cedars-Sinai President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac announced that Richard V. Riggs, MD, has been selected to be Cedars-Sinai's senior vice president of Medical Affairs and chief medical officer. "Dr. Riggs...
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October
01,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As California prepares for flu season, which typically arrives in California from the East Coast in early October, Cedars-Sinai physicians are urging their patients to visit one of their several walk-in flu clinics, or to make an appointment directly...
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September
06,
2019
| 03:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Argonaut, a community newspaper and online news site covering the Westside of Los Angeles recently interviewed Joanne Laguna-Kennedy, MSN, RN, vice president of Hospital Operations and chief nursing officer at Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital...
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August
23,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital marked its 50th anniversary with a celebration at the hospital for staff, community leaders and neighbors. "For 50 years, this hospital has been a cornerstone of Marina del Rey. It takes a lot to mean that much...
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August
10,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Summer 2019 issue of Discoveries, Cedars-Sinai's flagship magazine, is now available in print and online. Published twice a year, Discoveries showcases scientific discoveries and the patients who benefit from those breakthroughs. "In this issu...
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July
29,
2019
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center once again has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked No. 8 nationally in the magazine's "Best Hospitals 2019-20" analysis, matching its rank from ...
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July
26,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has joined the U.S.-United Arab Emirates Business Council to better provide care for patients traveling from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for specialized care, and to develop stronger ties with private and public healthcare organizatio...
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July
09,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/Los_Angeles
Everyday Health recently interviewed Nitin Kapur, MD, MPH, a primary care physician in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, about how to protect yourself from seven of the most common summer health hazards. Kapur also shares symptoms to look out for and...
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June
12,
2019
| 08:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Healthline recently interviewed John Jenrette, MD, executive vice president of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, about a new British study suggesting that many doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers do not know, or aren’t interested in, ratin...
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June
06,
2019
| 07:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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May
06,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nothing can ruin foreign travel like a nasty virus. A small bug bite or even a sip of water can lead to a serious illness and wreck a long-planned vacation. But with a little planning and preparation, it's easy to protect your health—and your itin...
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March
29,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 12:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 05:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 08:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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February
14,
2019
| 08:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
Runner’s World recently interviewed Victoria Kang, DO, a family medicine physician at Cedars-Sinai’s Playa Vista office, about five symptoms that might indicate you’re not getting enough calcium. Calcium, as Kang explains, is important to keep your b...
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January
28,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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January
03,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For many of us, another new year means another list of New Year's resolutions. But before you pledge to lose 20 pounds and run a marathon, wouldn't it be nice to know which changes could have the biggest impact on your health and wellbeing? "We're...
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2018
December
14,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
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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