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An abstract submitted by Dr. Timothy M. Connolly, a resident in the class of 2018, was awarded Best of Meeting Oral Abstract at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) 39th Annual Meeting & Workshops in Orlando, Florida. Co-authors are Robert White, Abdullah Rasheed, Licia Gaber-Baylis, Gregory P. Giambrone and Zachary A. Turnbull. 

Dr. Connolly presented the abstract, "Taking 'liberty or death' to heart: The disparities of socioeconomic status and coronary...

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Dr. Robert White, resident in anesthesiology and a Van Poznak Research Scholar, and Christian (Ian) P. Tope, a project manager in the Center for Perioperative Outcomes,  are the recipients  of an NIH-funded fellowship to support their work on big data in healthcare.

The Big Data to Knowledge Fellowship (BD2K) provides fellows with the opportunity to attend a weeklong...

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Dr. Zachary Turnbull
, instructor in anesthesiology, has been named Director of Performance Improvement for the Center for Perioperative Outcomes, a division of the Department of Anesthesiology. 

Working with key stakeholders, Dr. Turnbull will lead efforts to collect and analyze performance metrics across the department, and...

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Dr. Zachary Turnbull, instructor in Anesthesiology, and Gregory Giambrone, director of operations for the Center for Perioperative Outcomes, are the recipients of an NIH-funded fellowship to support their work on big data in healthcare. 

The Big Data to Knowledge Fellowship gives Turnbull and Giambrone the opportunity to attend a weeklong research education program titled "Big Data Coursework...

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Dr. Peter M. Fleischut, associate professor of Anesthesiology, is featured as the cover story in the current issue of HealthManagement.org. The journal article, titled “Big Data and the Future of the Care Continuum,” profiles Dr. Fleischut’s efforts to utilize big data and technology to drive innovation.  

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Congratulations to Dr. Zachary Turnbull, instructor in Anesthesiology, on his selection as a Weill Cornell Healthcare Leadership Fellow. The program, established by Dean Laurie H. Glimcher, seeks to identify Weill Cornell's "leaders of tomorrow" and foster their development. 

During the program year, fellows are supported with leadership training opportunities, mentoring and engagement with nationally known leaders....

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At Weill Cornell Medicine, using a large nationally available database, the Center for Perioperative Outcomes (CPO) of the Department of Anesthesiology and the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery have teamed up to tackle tough questions related to the care of patients after pulmonary lobectomies. With the expansion of medical technologies and...

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The journal Academic Medicine recently featured Peter M. Fleischut, MD, in its “AM Rounds” on-line feature. The interview allowed Dr. Fleischut to explain the ongoing...

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Does a physician need to be board-certified in order to deliver top-quality clinical care to patients? A team of researchers from the CPO and other institutions sought to answer this question, by using statistical analysis to compare the work of board-certified and non-board-certified anesthesiologists. Examining the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry database, the team studied the treatment and outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA), a procedure known commonly as knee...

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In a recent entry at The Blog on Huffington Post, Aurelia Boyer, MBA, Chief Innovation Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and Peter M. Flesichut, M.D., Director of the CPO and Associate CIO of NYP, described the multitude of ways in which technological innovation has changed the practice of healthcare at...

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Center for Perioperative Outcomes
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
Weill Cornell Medical Center
428 East 72nd Street, Suite 800A
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (646) 962-2671
Fax: (646) 962-0435