Navigation Links
Mount Sinai Medical Center and ENT & Allergy Associates, LLP Create First-Of-Its-Kind Physician Portal
Date:5/13/2010

A new Internet-based physician health portal that will allow for instant sharing of medical records between doctors is the latest expansion of the affiliation between The Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Head and Neck Cancer Center and ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest and most comprehensive ear, nose, and throat, allergy and audiology practice in the tri-state area.

New York, NY (Vocus) May 13, 2010 -- A new Internet-based physician health portal that will allow for instant sharing of medical records between doctors is the latest expansion of the affiliation between The Mount Sinai Medical Center's Head and Neck Cancer Center and ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest and most comprehensive ear, nose, and throat, allergy and audiology practice in the tri-state area.

The ENTA / Mount Sinai partnership, formed over three years ago, was built on the premise of providing and delivering quality access to care. It represents a new business model that advances the efficiency of healthcare delivery by eliminating redundant testing, reducing administrative overhead, and improving communication between doctors. Most importantly, it drastically reduces for ENTA patients the average wait between diagnosis and life-saving head and neck surgery.

Under the partnership, patients of ENTA have direct access to Mount Sinai otolaryngologists, and are typically seen at Mount Sinai within 24 hours of diagnosis at an ENTA facility. No referrals are needed. Patient records are shared automatically and Mount Sinai doctors collaborate bi-directionally with ENTA doctors about the case.

No longer do patients with serious medical problems have to shop around for specialists or surgeons in their insurance network, arrange appointments at various screening and imaging centers, ensure that referrals and medical records are transferred from office to office, and wait weeks or even months for surgery. This new portal represents further expansion of the affiliation, and provides a superior information sharing capability that will enable physicians to have instant access to critical patient health information.

"Mount Sinai's new collaboration with ENT and Allergy Associates marks an exciting venture in cancer care outside the university walls and city limits,” said Dr. Eric Genden, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology, Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Center, The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Being able to safely and securely share information with our colleagues at ENTA will mean that our mutual patients will truly get the team-centric seamless care and service that they need, and deserve.”

Added Dr. Wayne Eisman, President of ENTA, "We are once again delighted to pioneer, with Mount Sinai, an innovation that will help our patients. This is indeed the future of superior medical care.”

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center

The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. Founded in 1852, Mount Sinai today is a 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching facility that is internationally acclaimed for excellence in clinical care. Last year, nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients, and there were nearly 450,000 outpatient visits to the Medical Center.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine is internationally recognized as a leader in groundbreaking clinical and basic science research, as well as having an innovative approach to medical education. With a faculty of more than 3,400 in 38 clinical and basic science departments and centers, Mount Sinai ranks among the top 20 medical schools in receipt of National Institute of Health (NIH) grants. For more information, please visit www.mountsinai.org.

About ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP

The 32 offices of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP have a clinical alliance with the Mount Sinai Medical Center for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck, and maintain a corporate partnership with the American Cancer Society for the education and care of patients with smoking disorders and cancer.

To learn more about the benefits of ENT and Allergy Associates, please visit www.entandallergy.com.

Contact: ENT and Allergy Associates
Drew Franklin – Sr. Mgr of Marketing
914-984-2530

Mount Sinai Newsroom
212-241-9200

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ENTandAllergyAssociates/MountSinaiMedicalCenter/prweb4000614.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Mount Sinai finds prenatal exposure to certain chemicals affects childhood neurodevelopment
2. Flat Screen TV Stands, TV Mounting Brackets and More: New Site, New Sale, Free Shipping
3. Mountain Home Experiences a Huge Response to Their Ground Breaking Free Lean Six Sigma Certification Offer
4. UniCare, Walmart Organize Circle of Hope To Help Mountain Mission Meet Increased Demand for Assistance
5. American Council on Exercise (ACE) Study Reveals Kettlebells Provide Powerful Workout in Short Amount of Time
6. Childhood obesity: Its not the amount of TV, its the number of junk food commercials
7. New York and Connecticut Drug Rehab Center Mountainside Weighs In on Latest White House Budget
8. Mountain Home 'Doing the Right Thing Really is the Best Business Approach'
9. Dominos Pizza(R) Raises Record Amount for St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital
10. Excitement Surrounding "Unveil Your Pink" Mounts!
11. Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell Honors Mountainside Addiction Treatment Center for its Twelve Years of Operating in Connecticut
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mount Sinai Medical Center and ENT & Allergy Associates, LLP Create First-Of-Its-Kind Physician Portal  
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and ... in the eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary ... of Managed Care. For the full issue, click here . , For the ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health Supply ... health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs that ... Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia Root ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 ... ... will discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June ... share their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize ... Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into ... Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin Johnson has ... he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his patients. The ... first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic surgeons use ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , June 24, 2016 ... GBT ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics ... significant unmet needs, today announced the closing of ... shares of common stock, at the public offering ... shares in the offering were offered by GBT. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 The Academy of Managed ... recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more ... that make formulary and coverage decisions, a move that ... new medicines. The recommendations address restrictions in ... on the drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... According to a new market ... Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, 6mm, ... of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global Forecasts ... market for the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. ... by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, growing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: