Mount Sinai Leaders to Present at 2018 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

26 January 2018



 Mount Sinai Health System, one of the nation’s largest integrated health care delivery systems, announced today that executive leaders will be presenting at the annual Arab Health Exhibition and Congress from January 29 to February 1, 2018, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre in the United Arab Emirates. They will share expertise in delivering innovative, high-quality, safe, and effective health care with industry leaders from the Middle East and around the globe.

Szabi Dorotovics, MD, President of Mount Sinai International and Vice President of International Business Development at Mount Sinai, will participate in the “Critical Issues in Healthcare: A Global Perspective” panel; and Abby Schwartz, RN, BSN, MBA, Director of the Diabetes Alliance and Wellness at Mount Sinai Health System, will participate in the “Women in Healthcare – Driving Change” panel. Ms. Schwartz will lead an integrated care session titled “Creating the Perfect Marriage: Blending digital and personalized care to address the epidemic of diabetes and obesity throughout a multicultural patient population.”

Mount Sinai is committed to advancing health care around the globe by designing new delivery systems, providing greater access to high-quality, effective, and innovative health care, and sharing knowledge and practice with local and global communities. The Mount Sinai International team is focused on developing long-term partnerships and facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in clinical medicine, hospital management, quality, safety, and other related areas with hospitals and health systems spanning Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia.

Conference participants are invited to visit leaders from Mount Sinai International at booth H5.A29 to learn about the Health System’s rich history of innovation, its focus on global expansion, and opportunities for collaboration.

Mount Sinai representatives attending the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress 2018:

Szabi Dorotovics, MD, MBA

President, Mount Sinai International

Szabi Dorotovics, MD, MBA, is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years of experience in strategic positioning, business development, and enterprise management in global health care delivery. He has brought numerous projects to operational and financial success and continues to build a large personal network of health care executives, corporate leaders, and top government officials in Europe, Latin America, China, and the Middle East. Since 2014, he has led Mount Sinai International LLC, the organization that was established as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System to provide strategic focus for international consulting, educational and clinical care collaborations, and oversight of institutional affiliations with foreign organizations.

Abby Schwartz, RN, BSN, MBA

Director of the Diabetes Alliance and Wellness

Abby Schwartz is the Director of the Diabetes Alliance and Wellness at the Mount Sinai Health System. She is a clinical operations professional who focuses her passion for health care in building patient- and employee-focused wellness, care management, and disease management initiatives that drive innovation, improved health outcomes, and satisfaction. She has designed the infrastructure for, and cultivated medical teams to support, the optimal management of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, smoking, and cancer throughout her career at Mount Sinai Health System, XL Health, National Jewish Health, and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.  As the Director of the Diabetes Alliance for the Mount Sinai Health System, Ms. Schwartz leads wellness initiatives including cooking demonstrations, personal nutrition counseling, diabetes care management, smoking cessation, and digital wellness programs for Mount Sinai employees.  She is working with the Director of the Mount Sinai – National Jewish Respiratory Institute to establish a Health System-wide peri-surgical smoking cessation program.  This program includes physician and patient engagement tools, clinical standard operating procedures, and outcome metrics.  She leads a team of practitioners who serve patients and employees at 30 primary care, multispecialty, and cardiology practices throughout the New York City metropolitan area. 

About the Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai’s vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation.

The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report’s “Honor Roll” of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in six out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and 50th for Ear, Nose, and Throat, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally.

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About Mount Sinai International

Mount Sinai International, LLC (MSI) is the organization within the Mount Sinai Health System dedicated to advancing the institution’s mission of delivering innovative, high-quality health care around the globe. We develop international collaborations to support the improvement of local health care delivery through long-term, strategic partnerships. Our key areas of focus include MSI’s key areas of focus include health system design and construction, health care delivery management , clinical program development, and best practices, medical quality and safety systems, and customized clinical and administrative staff education and training.

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