PACEMAKER - The first clinical application of the pacemaker took place in 1952 which involved the use of Zoll’s pacemaker. It occurred following the admission of a 75- year old man in Boston Beth Israel Hospital with two episodes of Stokes Adams attacks and a complete heart block for the past two years.
Kári Stefánsson, MD, Dr Med Chairman and President. Kári Stefánsson, M.D., Dr. Med. founded deCODE in August 1996. Dr. Stefánsson was previously a professor of Neurology, Neuropathology and Neuroscience at Harvard University and Director of Neuropathology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. From 1983 to 1993, he held faculty positions in Neurology, Neuropathology and Neurosciences at the University of Chicago. // Re mbl. (page 33) 9.11. 2013 www.netkaup.is
Dyslexia marked by poor reading fluency — slow and choppy reading — may be caused by disorganized, meandering tracts of nerve fibers in the brain, according to researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Their study, using the latest imaging methods, gives researchers a glimpse of what may go wrong in the structure of some dyslexic readers’ brains that makes it difficult to integrate the information needed for rapid, “automatic” reading.
First annual dinner of the service of Beth Israel Hospital in Practitioners, researchers, teachers -- they were all enthusiastic in their efforts to ensure the new hospital's goal: the delivery of the highest quality of care.
Gussie Wyner was involved in the Boston Jewish community through the women's Zionist movement where she was an officer of the Boston chapter of Hadassah. She was an officer of the Women's Auxiliary of the Beth Israel Hospital of Boston. Gussie was part of the founding group for the BI Hospital. In 1927, she proposed the creation of the new concept of the Life Membership Fund, a concept now used by many charitable organizations throughout the United States…