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  • Richmond University Medical Center Becomes Advanced Primary Stroke Center

    Posted: 10/21/2019

    October 18, 2019 – Less than six months after launching its new mechanical thrombectomy sub-specialty program to treat stroke victims, Richmond University Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Center certification. This marks the first time the medical center has achieved this certification in its history. Richmond University Medical Center underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review t...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Cardiac Care Awarded Dual Recertification

    Posted: 10/09/2019

    October 9, 2019 – The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care, has awarded gold seal recertification to Richmond University Medical Center for the high standard of care provided to patients experiencing chest pain or suffering heart failure. Gold seal recertification is the highest awarded by the commission, which has now certified the chest pain and heart failure care services at the hospital four consecutive years. In partnership with the...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Re-Instated As Level II Trauma Center

    Posted: 10/08/2019

    October 4, 2019 – Reversing a decision made a week ago, today both the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) certified Richmond University Medical Center as a Level II Trauma Center, effective immediately. This designation certifies that the hospital has the appropriately trained medical staff, trauma educators, nurses, equipment and protocols in place to continue treating all adult and pediatric patients in need of trauma care. Richmond University Medi...

  • Quadruple Accreditation for Richmond University Medical Center Breast Imaging Services

    Posted: 10/08/2019

    October 7, 2019 – Richmond University Medical Center’s Breast and Women’s Center is now an accredited facility by the American College of Radiology (ACR) after earning the gold seal of accreditation for the center’s comprehensive mammography, breast ultrasound, stereotactic biopsy and ultrasound guided biopsy services. The gold seal represents the highest level of accreditation provided by the ACR for quality of care and patient safety. The accreditations come a year after the center began providing ser...

  • Subaru, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Donate Blankets, Art Kits to Pediatrics Dept.

    Posted: 09/26/2019

    Representatives from Subaru of America and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society delivered over 80 blankets and 50 arts and crafts kits to pediatric patients at Richmond University Medical Center. The donation was part of the “Subaru Loves to Care” program which has delivered over 105,000 blankets and 12,000 arts and crafts kits to pediatric patients across the country since 2015 when the program began. “On behalf of the patients and their families, I would like to thank both Subaru and the Leukemia and Lym...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Awarded $4M to Improve Children’s Health

    Posted: 08/22/2019

    August 22, 2019 – Richmond University Medical Center has been awarded a $4 million grant to improve healthcare for children living on the north shore of Staten Island through Project LAUNCH, a federally funded initiative from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The funding from SAMHSA will be awarded over a five-year period, $800,000 a year. According to SAMHSA, Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) is intended to promote the wellness o...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Names Dr. Michael Cabbad New Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Posted: 08/12/2019

    August 8, 2019 – Dr. Michael Cabbad has been appointed the new chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Richmond University Medical Center. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as maternal fetal medicine, Dr. Cabbad has over 40 years of experience caring for families with high risk pregnancies and providing consultation to physicians who also treat high risk pregnancies. Dr. Cabbad is the first physician on Staten Island providing transabdominal cerclage procedures, or TAC, to prevent pregn...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Receives American Hospitals Association Quest for Quality Citation of Merit

    Posted: 07/31/2019

    Richmond University Medical Center Receives American Hospitals Association Quest for Quality Citation of Merit   Richmond University Medical Center received the 2019 American Hospital Association (AHA) Quest for Quality Citation of Merit award for its exemplary achievements in addressing social determinants of health, engaging staff and medical residents in various quality improvement initiatives and working to address issues such as obesity and the opioid crisis. The award was presented at the AHA...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Unveils Patient Tracker

    Posted: 07/31/2019

    July 30, 2019- Family and friends of surgical patients at Richmond University Medical Center can now track their loved one’s progress right from their own mobile phone. The hospital unveiled its “Patient Tracker” program last month which sends text messages to approved phones in real time. The program can be activated when the patient is being prepared for surgery. Medical staff will ask the patient if they would like someone to receive updates during their procedure. If the patient agrees, the patient ...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Receives American Hospitals Association Quest for Quality Citation of Merit

    Posted: 07/30/2019

    July 26, 2019 – Richmond University Medical Center received the 2019 American Hospital Association (AHA) Quest for Quality Citation of Merit award for its exemplary achievements in addressing social determinants of health, engaging staff and medical residents in various quality improvement initiatives, and working to address issues such as obesity and the opioid crisis. The award was presented at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego yesterday to president and chief executive officer Dr. Daniel J. Mess...