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A Niche in Delivering Medical Care

Dr. Sundaram Ravikumar, a Vascular Surgeon and resident of Briarcliff Manor, mentioned that he “saw the writing on the wall.” He was talking about patients not being able to see their primary doctors quickly enough and going to local hospital emergency rooms for treatment. They could and often would wait hours at an Emergency Room depending on the severity of their medical condition. “There was a niche for patients to be seen by doctors closer to their homes and in a facility that was open 7 days a week. I opened the first Apple Med Urgent Care in Mount Vernon and the location turned out to be spectacular,” he said.

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No Need to Walk on Egg Shells

Back in the 1980s, before Al Gore was a heartbeat away from the Oval Office, his wife, Tipper, was better known in some circles on a national stage.  And I hated her.  Why?  Because I was sixteen and very big into music and art and very ANTI censorship and thought-policing.  Tipper Gore was one of the founders of the PMRC, the Parents’ Music Resource Center, the Washington Wives who brought you warning stickers on records.  Against them was not only every teen who wanted to hear what she wanted to hear, but Frank Zappa, Twisted Sister, and surprisingly, an apparent choirboy named John Denver.

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Phelps Hospital Cuts Ribbon At New Tarrytown Medical Facility

Phelps Medical Associates, the multi-specialty medical group created by Phelps Hospital, recently held a ribbon-cutting for a new state-of-the-art medical suite located in Tarrytown at 200 South Broadway. Speaking at the event, Phelps Board Chairman Richard Sinni of Irvington said, “This Tarrytown office is the seventh local office opened by Phelps Medical Associates in our surrounding communities. All of our Phelps Medical Associates sites are staffed by remarkable physicians who are building our outreach into the community we serve.”

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The Future is Now…NeuROBOTIC Therapy at the Restorative Neurology Clinic at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been a leader in medical rehabilitation for nearly one hundred years. Located in White Plains, New York, Burke is a 150-bed hospital, entirely dedicated to rehabilitation medicine. Since 1968, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical Center. Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) is a nonprofit leading scientific research institute devoted to advancing the study of neurological diseases and injuries, pioneering novel rehabilitation therapies and developing innovative clinical programs and clinics.

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