New York University - Langone Medical Center

New York University - Langone Medical Center

Abstract

About the Site

The NYU Langone Disease, Conditions, and Injury Fact Sheets, as well as their respective Alternative Treatments and Dietary Supplement information pages, are a valuable patient education resource made available for free. They provide reliable and fact-checked information meant for a general audience, in which they describe symptoms and treatment options and attempt to shed light on the possible causes or related conditions. For alternative treatments and supplements, they also provide careful and thorough explanations about the evidence supporting each use, as well as their side effects and possible interactions.

About the Institution

The New York University Langone Medical Center is a world-class teaching hospital, affiliated with the NYU School of Medicine. This hospital has been ranked #1 for patient safety in the world by the University Health System Consortium. It comprises four specialized hospitals: the Tish Hospital for Acute Care, the Rusk Rehabilitation Center, the Hospital for Joint Diseases, and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital. Their stated mission is to "serve, teach, and discover", and they aim to fulfill it through a devotion to patient care and research alike.

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