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Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert

Baltimore, Maryland
My name is Brian, and I blog on behalf of LifeBridge Health, a regional health care organization based in northwest Baltimore city and Baltimore County. LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Jewish... Full Bio
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Kids at Sinai Are Real Winners Thanks to Orioles’ Brian Matusz by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It felt like opening day in July at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai when Orioles pitcher, Brian Matusz, stopped by recently to visit with patients ... Read on »
Sinai Hospital Wins National Award as “Young Adult Employer Champion” by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The National Fund for Workforce Solutions has recognized Sinai Hospital (and its parent company LifeBridge Health) as a “Young Adult Employer Champion” for its proactive hir ... Read on »
March of Dimes Recognizes Sinai, Carroll for Giving Babies a Healthy Start by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Teams from Sinai Hospital and Carroll Hospital, both LifeBridge Health centers, have been honored for their work to reduce the number of elective inductions and cesarean del ... Read on »
Sinai Patient, Cancer Survivor Featured on ABC2 News by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Lila P. Smalls, a LifeBridge Health patient, was recently featured in an ABC2 - WMAR Baltimore news story about surviving cancer. Smalls was diagnosed with breast cancer in ... Read on »
Carroll Hospital Recognized for Excellence in the Workplace by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For nine consecutive years, the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) has recognized Carroll Hospital as one of the best places to work for its exemplary commitment to bui ... Read on »
Northwest Hospital Partners with Chase Brexton by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Northwest Hospital and Chase Brexton, a Federally Qualified Health Center, have partnered to create a healthier, more educated, engaged and connected community. The partners ... Read on »
LifeBridge Health Offers Groundbreaking Technique to Ease Spinal Tumor Pain by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine “With the STAR treatment, we are able to reduce or eliminate pain and improve quality of life for patients,” says James Frazier, M.D., a neurosurgeon at the Sandra and Malc ... Read on »
From the Desk of Neil Meltzer: A July Diversity Message by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Every July 4th, Americans come together to commemorate the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence. This document asserted that “all men are created equal, that t ... Read on »
Snow Comes to Sinai in the Heat of Summer by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine "Free Snowball Day" was first created last year as a "cool" way for Sinai Hospital President Amy Perry to thank employees for delivering the highest quality care to our pati ... Read on »
LifeBridge Health Honored as 2015 Trailblazer for Environmental Leadership Role by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine LifeBridge Health was recently recognized by Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (MD H2E) with a 2015 Trailblazer award for leadership in sustainable practices. Thi ... Read on »
Retirement Party for Cat that Brought Joy to Retirees at Levindale by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The coolest cat at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital in Baltimore has just retired. MacGyver, a black Persian feline, bid farewell to his human and four-legged ... Read on »
Sinai Hospital Introduces New, Advanced Endoscopic Procedure by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On April 23, a new endoscopic procedure was performed for the first time at Sinai Hospital. “It’s like putting a sewing machine inside someone’s stomach,” says Alan Rosen, M ... Read on »
Protect Your Children From Lyme Disease This Summer by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In warm weather, the threat of Lyme disease might make you think your kids would be safer in your living room than in the great outdoors. Though a child's risk of getting Ly ... Read on »
Drop a Few Pounds For Your Summer Vacation by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Whether your summer plans include a beach vacation, sailing trip or weekends at the neighborhood pool, chances are you’d feel better about public appearances in a swimsuit i ... Read on »
This Summer, Save Yourself From Back Pain by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For most people, summer is a time of physical activity. Whether by swimming in the waves, playing with your kids, rigging a sailboat on the bay, mowing the lawn or painting ... Read on »
From the Desk of Neil Meltzer: A June Diversity Message by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine June is LGBT Pride Month, a chance to commemorate the obstacles that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have overcome and to celebrate all of their contributions ... Read on »
LifeBridge Health Wants You to End Your Hospital Stay the Right Way by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You’re probably excited to get back into your normal routine after a stay in the hospital. Sleeping in your own bed, eating a meal with your family — there really is no plac ... Read on »
Sinai Hospital Employees Awarded for More Than 50 Years of Service by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fifty years ago, Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as president, a postage stamp cost a nickel, and American troops first landed in Vietnam. That was also around the time that Har ... Read on »
Northwest Hospital Awarded for its Commitment to Stroke Prevention and Care by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Northwest Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeS ... Read on »
Are You Savvy About Sunscreen? by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Happy Memorial Day from LifeBridge Health! Summer is right around the corner, and we want our patients, employees and community to be savvy about their sun exposure. A sunta ... Read on »