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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International has announced that Helen Hayes Hospital has been accredited for a period of three years The latest accreditation is the fifth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to the specialty physical rehabilitation hospital. … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital Conducting Stroke Research: participants being recruited

Helen Hayes Hospital is conducting a medical research study for individuals who have experienced an ischemic stroke and continue to have problems with their ability to feel or move with either their lower or upper body. Individuals who are experiencing … Continue reading

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See you at the EXPO!

On Saturday, April 21, we will be hosting our very first Adapted Sports, Rec & Living EXPO right here at Helen Hayes Hospital. I am excited to let everyone know that there will be a terrific group of approximately 50 … Continue reading

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Clinical Research Into Walking Difficulties Caused by Stroke: participants being recruited

A very common challenge that stroke survivors face, and one that can be very frustrating, is difficulty walking. Often, that difficulty stems from something called foot drop. If someone has foot drop, it means they have difficulty in lifting the … Continue reading

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ADAPTED SPORTS, RECREATION & LIVING EXPO COMING UP

Helen Hayes Hospital will host an “Adapted Sports, Recreation & Living Expo” on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The event is free of charge and is open … Continue reading

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From SCI patient to research participant & staff member: a personal journey

Hello! I’m Lauren Verlizzo and I work in Dr. Aiko Thompson’s Translational Neurological Research lab here at Helen Hayes Hospital where I began not as an employee, but a patient. In July of 2002, I suffered from a C5-C6 incomplete … Continue reading

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Educational Program for New York State Designated Stroke Centers Scheduled

The New York State Department of Health and Helen Hayes Hospital are co-sponsoring a one-day educational conference, “New York State Department of Health Stroke Center Designation Project: An Update for Designated Hospitals,” on Thursday, May 11, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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