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Highland Hospital Chief of Cardiology named Governor-Elect of the American College of Cardiology

Feb 22, 2017

J. Chad Teeters, MD, MS, RPVI, FACC, Chief of Cardiology for Highland Hospital, has been elected as the next Governor of the New York State Delegation of the American College of Cardiology (NYACC). Dr. Teeters will serve as Governor-Elect until March 2018, then will serve as Governor of NYACC and President of the New York Cardiological Society from 2018 until 2020.

Strong Memorial and Highland Hospitals Team Up with the American Heart Association for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week during February

Feb 01, 2017

The only thing cuter than a newborn baby is a baby in a red hat! This February, newborns at Strong Memorial and Highland Hospitals will receive a red hat knit by local volunteers to raise awareness about congenital heart disease. Congenital Heart Awareness Week is February 7-14th. According to the CDC, congenital heart defects affect nearly 1 in every 100 babies born every year in the United States and are the most common type of birth defect.

Highland’s Bariatric Center Reaccredited by the MBSAQIP

Jan 30, 2017

Highland Hospital’s Bariatric Center has been reaccredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) for another three years. The center has held this accreditation since 2006.

Highland Hospital Foundation Awards Mark Eidlin with its Highest Honor

Jan 27, 2017

The Highland Hospital Foundation announces that Mark Eidlin is the recipient of the 2017 Heritage Award. Eidlin, a long-time member of the Highland Hospital Board and the Highland Hospital Foundation Board, received the award at a ceremony at the Genesee Valley Club on Thursday, January 26.

New AGS National Program to Help Improve Outcomes

Jan 25, 2017

Daniel Ari Mendelson, M.S., M.D., FACP, AGSF, CMD, Associate Chief of Medicine at Highland Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry has played a key role in developing a new national program that will improve care for older adults hospitalized with hip fractures.