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2010 Press Releases



Englewood Hospital to Train Military Physicians in Bloodless Surgery Techniques

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center will receive almost $4.7 million in federal funding from the Department of Defense to train military and civilian physicians and other healthcare providers in bloodless medicine and surgery. Since its inception in 1994, the Medical Center’s Institute for Patient Blood Management & Bloodless Medicine and Surgery has treated more than 50,000 patients and trained about 100 physicians in the U.S. and internationally.

Accepting a check from Congressman Steve Rothman (pictured second from right) are (l to r) Wilbur Malloy, Program Manager, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) and U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), Michael Pietrowicz, Senior Vice President at Englewood Hospital, Jay Nadel, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Englewood Hospital, Aryeh Shander, M.D., Executive Medical Director of the Institute for Patient Blood Management & Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Englewood Hospital, and Douglas Duchak, President and CEO at Englewood Hospital.


About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides patients with the highest level of compassionate care through a broad range of state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this thriving, acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in a variety of disciplines, including surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, pathology and critical care medicine.  Englewood Hospital is home to a Vascular Fellowship Program that has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of the medical staff at Englewood Hospital serve as faculty members at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned twice by its nursing staff.