Senator Balboni Sponsors Grant for Neonatal Transport System

Vol. 10, No. 4
December, 2000

  • Winthrop Ranked #1 in Metropolitan Region for Open-Heart Surgery

  • Telemetry Monitoring Units Safeguard Cardiac Patients

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified

  • Uterine Artery Embolization:
    A Non-Surgical Approach to Fibroid Tumors

  • Osteoporosis Studies Recruit Women

  • Senator Balboni Sponsors Grant for Neonatal Transport System

  • Re-Opening of Expanded Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Trials Focus on Children

  • Combating Tickborne Infectious Diseases

  • Warding off the Flu

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  • Changes to Winthrop�s Board of Directors

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  • Winthrop Directors Cut Ribbon at New Hospital Entrance

  • Senior Volunteer Awards Luncheon
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  • New Name For The Long Island Poison Control Center

  • Winthrop Hosts Child Health Plus Open Enrollment


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  • Through the support and advocacy of the Honorable Michael A. L. Balboni, New York State Senator (second from L), Winthrop received a legislative grant of $41,000, used for the purchase of a mobile neonatal transport system. The new unit is used to transfer extremely ill infants from other hospitals to Winthrop�s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where they receive expert, lifesaving care. L-R: Winthrop�s President and Chief Executive Officer, Daniel P. Walsh; Senator Michael A. L. Balboni; Warren Rosenfeld, MD, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics; Jonathan Davis, MD, Winthrop�s Director of Neonatology and Newborn Medicine; Barbara Slone, RN, PNP, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse Practitioner; and Sally Breslin, RNC, Nurse Manager, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

    Re-Opening of Expanded Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit

    Cutting the ribbon for the grand re-opening of an enlarged Pulmonary Rehabilitation Exercise Unit are (L-R) Jonathan S. Ilowite, MD, Director, Respiratory Therapy and Pulmonary Rehabilitation; Mara Bernstein, RT, Coordinator, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program; and Gerald Stanick, MPA, RRT, Administrative Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. More than 1,000 patients have �graduated� from Winthrop�s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program since its opening in l988. The new, expanded Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program doubles the program�s capacity. For further information, call Ms. Bernstein at (516) 663-2579.

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