Technology will always pace healthcare (and it should)

By TERRY LYNAM // Healthcare has always been at the forefront of technological development; robotics and artificial intelligence are no exception. Science fiction may spur images of sentient robots living seamlessly among us, but the reality is also remarkable, in unexpected ways. At Northwell Health, AI is revolutionizing not only the practice of medicine but also good health far beyond hospital walls, enabling providers to analyze healthcare data through complex algorithms. When coupled with advanced…

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Why Harry S. Truman was the ultimate COO

By TOM MARINER // Last week, I visited the 4-mile-wide dot called Key West at the end of the giant fishhook chain of islands hanging from the bottom of Florida. One of the local attractions in Key West is the Little White House, where Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, took the nation’s business when he wanted to get away and think. We took an educational tour with an enthusiastic, knowledgeable…

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Minimalism, to the max, in Northwell’s new cath labs

By GREGORY ZELLER // Two Long Island hospitals – one in each county – are among three Northwell Health facilities to earn state approvals for next-level heart-procedure laboratories. Plainview Hospital, Port Jefferson’s Mather Hospital and Lenox Health Greenwich Village have each earned New York State Department of Health approvals clearing the way for new cardiac catheterization laboratories. The labs will be stocked with X-ray-guided catheters, key to a range of minimally invasive heart procedures. The…

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