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LifeBridge Health Media Monday News Clips – Week of May 6, 2013

Posted May 13 2013 5:00am

Every week, news related to  LifeBridge Health  is featured in various media outlets, including business journal publications, local newspapers, online news sites, television stations and magazines. As a health care organization, we are proud that our physicians, medical services and staff are recognized for outstanding, compassionate and caring work.

What LifeBridge Health media sources were we featured in this week? Click the links below to find out!

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May 3 – Baltimore Jewish Times – A book signing event hosted by LifeBridge Health featuring Danielle Rollins was mentioned along with a picture.

May 6 – – A brief appeared about the Governor’s trip to Israel and about LifeBridge’s Memorandum of Understanding with The Trendlines Group of Israel to establish the Maryland Israel Medical Device Commercialization Initiative. (A story also appeared in the Prince George’s Post)

May 7 – Baltimore Jewish Times – An article authored by Physical Therapist Akiva Shmidman on low back pain was featured.

May 9 – Baltimore Sun – A story appeared about the variation in treatment costs at area hospitals for the same procedures. Sinai and Northwest were featured in a listing, which showed costs for 4-different procedures.(A link was also provided to a database of costs for hospitals in Baltimore City).

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April 25 – Baltimore Jewish Times – Beth Neilson, the emergency preparedness coordinator, was quoted in an article about Sinai’s readiness to respond to an attack like the one at the Boston Marathon.

April 26 – Baltimore Jewish Times – A photo contest is going on to name Sinai Radiology employees from a picture in the late 1970’s.

Currently – – Asha Thomas, M.D.’s Sinai Physician Partners video is posted on this website.

Currently – – Sally Pinkstaff, M.D.’s Sinai Physician Partners video is posted on this website.

May 2013 – – Stephen Contag, M.D., maternal-fetal specialist, was quoted in this online article about premature birth. 

May 3 – The Daily Record – The selection of Ali Tabrizchi, D.O. as one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors via was included in the print edition of the Movers & Shakers column.

May 7 – – Dr. Christina Li was quoted in a story about New Jersey Governor Christie who recently underwent lab band weight loss surgery. She spoke about the pros and cons of this procedure and the best candidates for bariatric surgery. (The story also appeared on, Charleston Daily Mail, Tribune-Review,, Honolulu Star, Sioux City Journal, The News Courier, Vancouver Sun and 34 other sources)

May 8 – WJZ-TV – Dr. Christina Li and lap band patient, Laura Pearl, were included in a health watch story about the benefits of bariatric surgery and concerns for all patients to keep in mind.

May 9 – WBAL-TV and WBFF-TV – Stations covered the food truck rally, which benefitted the Brain & Spine Institute and the Brain Injury Association.


April 29 – – Levindale’s volunteer coordinator, Janine Boulad, was quoted in a slide show on this website about how volunteering as a great activity for people over 50.

May 6 – – Pikesville – An item and a photo about Levindale’s new Game Face Award winner were posted. The award recognizes EVS workers who go above to make sure their areas are clean for residents and patients.

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TBD – Health Care Call Center Today – Jill Bloom and call center Manager Jennifer Lahti were interviewed about the Community Physicians campaign and how the call center managed the volume generated by the campaign.

To schedule an appointment with one of our highly trained physicians and find out why LifeBridge Health is Baltimore's premiere health care organization, call 410-601-WELL.

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