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Genius Projects

Awarded through a competitive grant process, funds are allocated to Einstein physicians, nurses and staff to explore new ideas in the laboratory, the hospital, and the community. Through their work, we’re discovering better, more intelligent ways to care for our patients.

Teaching People with Aphasia to Train Dogs

Friday, April 5, 2019

Teaching People with Aphasia to Train Dogs Persons with Aphasia Training Dogs (PATD) Program, 2017 IPAC Grant People with post-stroke aphasia have difficulty recalling words and may also have difficulty putting together grammatically correct sentences or understanding what is said to them. “Einstein really encourages...

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Empowering Mothers to Breastfeed

Monday, April 1, 2019

Empowering Mothers to Breastfeed Breastfeeding is the gold standard when it comes to infant nutrition. Women who receive breastfeeding support in the first days and weeks after hospital discharge are more likely to nurse their babies longer and with a greater feeling of success. But,...

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Bridging the Gap in Brain Injury Treatment

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Bridging the Gap in Brain Injury Treatment Neuro-Resource Facilitation for Marginalized & Underserved Populations with Acquired Brain Injury, 2018 IPAC Grant The Community Re-Entry Program at Drucker Brain Injury Center at MossRehab is working to make traumatic brain injury (TBI) a societal conversation among Philadelphia...

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Stroke rehab with robotic assistance

Friday, March 22, 2019

Integration of advanced technology mediated gait training in regulated inpatient clinical practice will promote higher quality, higher intensity training at early post stroke, provide objective measures to rate progress and optimize training protocol for patients and increase community discharges. Project Leader:  Ning Cao, MD Staff: Kelly Donahue...

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Einstein Labor Pain Nitrous Oxide Nurse

An alternative for controlling labor pain

Friday, March 22, 2019

In the US, few options for pharmacologic pain relief are available. Currently at Einstein Montgomery we only have two options available to women desiring relief from pain- IV opioids and epidural anesthesia. While effective in relieving pain, these options may be contraindicated in some women...

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