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Systematic review of empirical studies on cyberbullying in adults: what we know and what we should investigate - Jenaro C, Flores N, Fr ías CP.
Cyberbullying is a worldwide phenomenon and most of our knowledge comes from studies with adolescent and younger populations. Adult populations have received scarce attention. The present study is a systematic review of empirical academic papers on cyberbu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

ASPPH Population Health Initiative Final Report (February 2018)
Report summarizes findings from the Leadership Group to identify and document the existing capabilities and engagement of ASPPH members in the field of population health; assess the gaps in institutional and faculty resources limiting members'ability to advance population health; gauge external stakeholders'perceptions of academic public health's role in advancing population health; and recommend member and Association actions to enhance members'ability to advance population health locally, regionally and nationally. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Uncleared Refuse Litter OAU
[Premium Times] A few parts of the academic area on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, now host refuse dumps, which students say are not only eyesores but unhealthy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Performance-driven culture is ruining science | Anonymous Academic
I was told impact metrics could make or break careers. Instead, they broke my faith in scientific researchThe first time I heard about the impact factor I was a few weeks into my PhD. A candidate due to finish in a couple of months warned me emphatically: “It makes or breaks careers.” In my innocence, I didn’t think much about it and returned to concentrating on my research. A decade later, metrics such as these came to dominate my work and ultimately drove me to give up my permanent academic post and move into industry.Since leaving academia, I have found myself wondering about the effect of these metric...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Anonymous academic Tags: Higher Education Network Research Science Source Type: news

DataFlash: Data Horror Stories
In the spirit of Love Data Week’s 2018 theme, Data Stories, it’s important to consider cautionary tales as well as good outcomes. We should, after all, learn from our mistakes. Perhaps the best known collection of data horror stories is Dorothea Salo’s Research Data Management Horror Stories pinboard. Dorothea, a University of Wisconsin academic librarian and library-school instructor, has been pinning data tales of woe since 2010. We probably all have our own personal examples of data hell, but here are a few of my favorite themes… Submitting a grant proposal and neglecting to include a well thou...
Source: Dragonfly - February 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Madhavan Tags: Data Science Data_Science Source Type: news

National Academies Announce Initiative on Environmental Health, Appoint Advisory Committee
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are launching an Academies-wide initiative to transform how the nation addresses the complex issues associated with environmental health— a field that examines how the environment affects human health. The initiative will bring together expertise across the institution, including environmental, medical, and social science, energy, and engineering, and involve leaders from government, corporate, and academic entities to explore the latest science, identify promising solutions, and create innovative pathways toward improving environmental health. Read More (...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 15, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
Funding for academic research centers to participate in the network of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers (PRC Network) to: Establish and maintain a multi-disciplinary prevention research center (Center) that conducts high-quality applied health promotion and disease prevention research; Conduct one (1) applied public health prevention project (Core Research Project) using a community engagement approach to address a major cause of disease, disability, injury, or death in a population experiencing health disparities; Disseminate research findings to community, practice, and academic audiences; Transla...
Source: PHPartners.org - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Countries with greater gender equality have lower percentage of female STEM graduates
(University of Missouri-Columbia) Although women currently are well represented in life sciences, they continue to be underrepresented in inorganic sciences, such as computer science and physics. Now, researchers from the University of Missouri and Leeds Beckett University in the United Kingdom have found that as societies become wealthier and more gender equal, women are less likely to obtain degrees in STEM. The researchers call this a 'gender-equality paradox.' Researchers also discovered a near-universal sex difference in academic strengths and weaknesses that contributes to the STEM gap. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antioxidant treatment prevents sexual transmission of Zika in mice
(PLOS) The antioxidant drug ebselen can prevent sexual transmission of Zika virus from male to female mice, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens by Yogy Simanjuntak and colleagues at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. The results hint at a potential role for ebselen in preventing Zika spread among humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 15, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Researchers challenge claims that sugar industry shifted blame to fat
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) In recent years, high-profile claims in the academic literature and popular press have alleged that the sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease and emphasize instead the dangers of dietary fat. In a new article in the journal Science, historians at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the City University of New York challenge those claims through a careful examination of the evidence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patients as Partners Announces Agenda Line Up for 2018
Patients as Partners is co-produced with patients, industry, academia, government and nonprofit organizations to establish a well-rounded program that addresses the needs of all stakeholders seeking...(PRWeb February 15, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/02/prweb15209177.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For one early adopter, CAR T therapy means 18 months cancer-free and counting
For as long as he can remember, Josh Feldman has eagerly embraced the latest technology.Decades ago, his family was the first one on the block with a VCR. Years later, when television went hi-def, he acquired a big-screen TV and signed up for HD service.So after he was diagnosed with lymphoma, it was only natural that Feldman was driven to join clinical trials for a promising new treatment. He would become one of the first UCLA Health patients to receive CAR T therapy. When nothing else worked, the treatment beat back cancer and filled his life with new hope.“Years ago, while doing my own reading after my diagnosis, ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first documented case
Doctors hail breakthrough and say case shows ‘modest but functional lactation can be induced in transgender women’A 30-year-old transgender woman has been able to breastfeed her child, the first ever case of induced lactation in a transgender woman to be documented in academic literature.Doctors said the case shows “modest but functional lactation can be induced in transgender women”. The account was published inTransgender Health.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Glenza in New York Tags: Medical research Health Breastfeeding Society Life and style US news Science World news Source Type: news

Methodist gets new president after nationwide search
After a nationwide search, Methodist University Hospital will have a new president beginning at the end of March. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has named Roland Cruickshank to the role. Cruickshank currently is president of Vintage Hospital in Houston, a part of the CHI St. Luke's Health System. Before that, Cruickshank served as vice president of operations at Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medica l Center, a highly ranked, 1,100-bed academic medical center. He also oversaw pharmacy and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Cambridge University Press expands partnership with AJE to include comprehensive suite of manuscript preparation service
Cambridge University Press has announced the expansion of its partnership with world-leading author services company American Journal Experts (AJE), to include a range of new manuscript preparation services. The Cambridge University Press & AJE site was launched in 2017 to offer language editing for prospective authors who are writing in English as a second language. Due to the success and high level of customer satisfaction with this service over the past year, Cambridge University Press and AJE have decided to expand the offering available to authors. In addition to language editing, authors will now be able to choos...
Source: News from STM - February 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

Bothered By Noisy Eating? It May Affect Your Ability to Learn
If you’re bothered by the sounds of other people chewing, your pet peeve may wreck more than mealtime. In a new study published in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology, researchers set out to determine how misophonia — extreme sensitivity to the sound of people chewing, coughing or eating — affects learning. They found that people who said they were sensitive to these sounds had a harder time mastering and retaining information when they could hear a person chewing gum, suggesting that misophonia has an impact on academic performance. “Some people are especially sensitive to relatively subtle sp...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology misophonia onetime Research Source Type: news

Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium
May 22-23, 2018 – Atlanta, GA The Medical Library Association, Public Library Association, and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine invite you to attend a new symposium designed to bring public health librarians, health sciences librarians, and health professionals together to learn from each other on how best to serve the diverse health needs of our community. Why attend the Symposium? Learn about educational, financial, and community engagement resources for health literacy outreach Meet colleagues with the same concerns about barriers and challenges in providing literacy services Understand national init...
Source: MCR News - February 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: All Members Community College/Academic Libraries Health Sciences K-12 Public Libraries Source Type: news

How is Philadelphia helping lead the war against cancer?
The role the Philadelphia region is playing in the battle against cancer will be explored, in detail, at the Philadelphia Business Journal ’s Cancer Summit on Feb. 22. A stellar lineup of academic researchers, pharmaceutical company executives and hospital leaders will gather to talk about what is happening in their labs and at patient bedsides. Philadelphia’s impact in the field of oncology received international attention last year when the Food and Drug Administration approved the first gene… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

How to be an academic without working 60 hours a week | Lucy Foulkes
A Twitter argument about how many hours academics should work promptedLucy Foulkesto seek out advice for early career researchersLast week a tweet about academics ’ working hours went viral:I tell my graduate students and post-docs that if they ’re working 60 hours per week, they’re working less than the full professors, and less than their peers.https://t.co/mapWtvmBWpContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Foulkes Tags: Science Psychology Controversies Work & careers Higher education Research Source Type: news

Emerald launches new Engineering, Computing & Technology portfolio
For the first time, Emerald Publishing has created an opportunity for customers to take all of the available journals that are aligned to the Engineering, Computing and Technology (ECT) fields in one comprehensive collection. Available from 2018, the ECT journal portfolio was developed through extensive research to ensure that the content is aligned to the needs and output of academic engineering and computing departments. Closely connected to industry, many titles maintain strong links to key associations and professional bodies such as the European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN), International Microelectronics Assemb...
Source: News from STM - February 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

Kudos launching new dissemination management and impact acceleration services
Research groups, departments, impact leads and units of assessment invited to join early access program. Kudos (www.growkudos.com), the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, is launching a new dissemination management toolkit for research groups, university departments and REF Units of Assessment. Through this new service, research groups will be able to plan, action and report on a wide range of outreach activities for key outputs and projects, helping build a broad and international audience for their work, and accelerating its impact. Kudos is offering a limited nu...
Source: News from STM - February 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

How Academic Health Department Partnerships Can Support PHAB and CEPH Accreditation
February 28, 2018 from 1-2pm EST. Explore how academic health department partnerships - formal partnerships between health departments and academic institutions - can support achieving and maintaining accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) for health departments and Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for academic institutions (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cultural Competence for Information Professionals webinar
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10am MT/11am CT Breezing Along with the RML series Registration and login information According to the National Association of Social Workers, cultural competence is “a congruent set of behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable a person or group to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.” This webinar will provide an introduction to cultural competence, discuss why it is important and how it applies to the work of information professionals. Guest Speaker: Shaundra Walker, PhD, Interim Library Director of the Ina Dillard Russell Library at Georgia College (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - February 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Health Sciences K-12 Public Libraries Webinars and Training Source Type: news

Criteria for Prostate Cancer Trials Disproportionately Exclude Blacks
Trials sponsored by academic investigators, cooperative groups more likely to use these criteria (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Effect of seminar on compassion on student self-compassion, mindfulness and well-being: a randomized controlled trial - Ko CM, Grace F, Chavez GN, Grimleya SJ, Dalrymple ER, Olson LE.
OBJECTIVE: Mindfulness-based interventions have been shown to have psychological benefits in college students. We explored the effects of an academic seminar on compassion on student psychological health. PARTICIPANTS: Forty-one participants (14 male, 27 f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Exposure to Lead
-- Lead exposure has been linked to problems including reduced IQ, focus and academic performance. So every effort should be made to prevent lead exposure in the home, particularly among children. Lead-based paint was banned for use in American... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Wiley, the Austrian Academic Library Consortium and the Austrian Science Fund announce combined open access and subscription agreement
(Wiley) John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (KEM Ö ) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) today announced a three-year combined open access publication and subscription agreement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can Microbubbles Deliver Gene Therapy?
An Italian diagnostic imaging company is teaming with a Chicago startup to study whether microbubbles can deliver personalized gene therapy to treat high LDL cholesterol. Microbubble technology, combined with contrast-enhanced ultrasound, has been used diagnostically for years and more recently has inspired research for treatment of disease. Milan-based Bracco Imaging, S.p.A. is working with Steven Feinstein, a professor of medicine at Rush University Medical Center and president of SonoGene, LLC to pursue the treatment possibilities further. A CEUS researcher, Feinstein is also co-president of the  International Cont...
Source: MDDI - February 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: R & D Source Type: news

New learning opportunities in evidence-based health care for medical students in Sweden
Cochrane Sweden is delighted to announce the official launch of a new online learning course specifically designed to support medical students training in evidence-based health care at Lund University.Cochrane Interactive Learning(CIL) consists of a self-directed e-learning package which takes students through the processes involved in completing a systematic review, including framing a question; searching for relevant studies; assessing risk of bias; undertaking meta-analysis; implementing GRADE processes; and other key processes to support students understanding the complete systematic review process.CIL ’s online ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Wiley Displays Commitment to Research and Learning in India
John Wiley and Sons Inc, today announced that Peter Booth Wiley (Chairman Emeritus, Wiley), Matthew Kissner (Chairman of the Board, Wiley) and Vikas Gupta (Managing Director of Wiley, India), will discuss the future of research and learning in India at the 32nd International Publishers Association (IPA) Congress to be held in New Delhi from February 11 to 13, 2018.  The company’s top leaders will discuss opportunities to build science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) capacity in India. “We have been publishing books and scholarly material in India since the 1960s,” said Mr. Peter...
Source: News from STM - February 9, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Association between attempted suicide and academic performance indicators among middle and high school students in Mexico: results from a national survey - Orozco R, Benjet C, Borges G, Moneta Arce MF, Fregoso Ito D, Fleiz C, Villatoro JA.
BACKGROUND: Students' mental health is associated to academic performance. In high income countries, higher students' grades are related to lower odds of suicidal behaviors, but studies on other indicators of academic performance are more limited, speciall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Online social interactions predict academic and emotional adjustment in the transition to university - Mikami AY, Szwedo DE, Khalis A, Jia M, Na JJ.
We investigated the developmental implications of online social interactions among 590 youth transitioning to university. We observed friends' posts on participants' Facebook pages, and considered attributes of friends' posts used to indicate positive and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Call for Applications: “IntechOpen Women in Science 2018” Book Collection
IntechOpen, the first native scientific publisher of Open Access books, is seeking contributors for its upcoming “IntechOpen Women in Science 2018” Book Collection. The program aims to support women scientists worldwide whose academic needs include quality assurance, peer-review, fast publishing, collaboration among complementary authors, immediate exposure, and post-publishing citation reporting. “We’ve created a platform where women who make significant contributions to sciences can publish their findings in a way that gives their work immediate international exposure,” said Alex Lazinica, I...
Source: News from STM - February 9, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

5 ways to optimize CT lung cancer screening
An academic hospital that implemented a CT lung cancer screening program obtained...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Stricter CT lung screening criteria deal mixed results Cancer deaths continue to fall, but CT lung screening lags Risk-based lung cancer screening tops USPSTF guidelines Chest doctors issue guidelines for CT lung cancer screening Canadian risk model boosts CT lung screening efficiency (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tanzania:Mloganzila Faces Acute Staff Shortage
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanian doctors who have attended one-year medical training in Korea have been challenged to join the newly opened Muhimbili Academic Medical Centre (MAMC) at Mloganzila as the centre faces an acute staff shortage. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Texas flood: Researchers compare pollution levels before and after Hurricane Harvey
(Texas A&M University) Recent years have seen rising interest in improving post-disaster research, with calls for more and better studies coming from the academic community and agencies such as the National Institutes of Health. Although understanding the wide-ranging effects of disasters is vital for an effective public health response, a lack of baseline data has made it difficult to attribute post-disaster changes in environmental conditions to the impacts of disasters. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 8, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Board Meeting January 9, 2018
Participants: Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Sarah Krug, Tyson Ortiz Mike Robkin, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods, Matthew Holt, Dave Dolton, Janice McMullan, Minutes approved Election Results The Board congratulated Burt Rosen, Pres Elect and Janice McCallum,  Secretary The Board recognized the service of Nancy Finn who served as secretary for over six years and the outstanding presidency this year of Joe Ternullo The Board welcomed several new Board members. They include: Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Dave Dolton, Matthew Holt, Jan Oldenburg and Parika (...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - February 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nancy Finn Tags: Board Minutes News Source Type: news

Back to the Future: Institute for Scientific Information Re-established Within Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced it will re-establish the prestigious Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) to its Scientific and Academic Research Group. This new incarnation of the institute will be focused on the development of existing and new bibliometric and analytical approaches, fostering collaborations with partners and customers across the academic community. Annette Thomas, CEO of the Scientific and Academic Research group at Clarivate Analytics explains: “For 50 years the Institute for Sc...
Source: News from STM - February 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

UNISON welcomes Cambridge living wage move
UNISON has welcomed Cambridge University’s decision to become an accredited living wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation – a move that “needs to be replicated across all UK universities,” says the union’s head of higher education Donna Rowe-Merriman. The living wage is calculated annually on the basis of the basic cost of living by the Living Wage Foundation. It is updated each November. It is currently £8.75 an hour except in London, where the much higher cost of living means a wage of £10.20 an hour is needed. Both figures are more than the government’s ‘natio...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News he higher ed higher education living wage Living Wage Foundation universities Source Type: news

How dangerous is Jordan B Peterson, the rightwing professor who 'hit a hornets' nest'?
Since his confrontation with Cathy Newman, the Canadian academic ’s book has become a bestseller. But his arguments are riddled with ‘pseudo-facts’ and conspiracy theoriesThe Canadian psychology professor and culture warrior Jordan B Peterson could not have hoped for better publicity thanhis recent encounter with Cathy Newman on Channel 4 News. The more Newman inaccurately paraphrased his beliefs and betrayed her irritation, the better Peterson came across. The whole performance, which has since been viewed more than 6m times on YouTube and was described by excitable Fox News host Tucker Carlson as &ldquo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Dorian Lynskey Tags: Psychology Politics Science UK news US politics US news The far right World news Online abuse Society US universities Academic experts Identity politics Source Type: news

New National License Agreement Provides Brazil with Unlimited Access to the Cochrane Library
John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B), today announced a new license agreement with the country of Brazil that provides unlimited access to the Cochrane Library. From academics to clinicians to patients, the two-year agreement provides one-click access to 7,000 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions to more than 207 million Brazilians.The access was possible due to the contract signed by the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES in Portuguese) and Wiley. CAPES offers a tool for accessing and sharing scientific information called the Portal de Peri &oac...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

11th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health
March 22-23, 2018. Houston TX (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medtech Must Move Beyond the Device to Bring More Value to Health Systems
  As value-based care becomes more prevalent in the U.S. healthcare model, health systems are focused more than ever on achieving better outcomes, efficiencies, and patient experience. To help health systems meet their triple aim goals, suppliers recognize that they must move “beyond the device” and bring more value to health systems. That value is defined as broader capabilities and solutions that help health systems address their business challenges, including operational and supply chain inefficiencies, readmissions, infection risk, and clinical variation.   Collaboration based on shared goals can ...
Source: MDDI - February 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Melinda Thiel Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Academic Software “Kopernio” Receives Funding from Innovate UK to Accelerate OneClick Journal Article Access
Millions of academic research articles now available with one click for researchers, scientists, and students Kopernio to expand coverage to additional universities and academic institutions We are proud to announce that Kopernio ( http://www.kopernio.com ) has received funding and additional support from Innovate UK, the UK Government’s innovation agency, to accelerate the development of Kopernio’s oneclick journal article access technology to simplify more than 2.4bn research article downloads per year. Innovate UK will provide financial support to extend Kopernio’s institutional coverage, and enhance K...
Source: News from STM - February 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

New Study Finds truFreeze(R) Spray Cryotherapy Less Painful than Radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus Related Diseases
LEXINGTON, Mass., Feb. 6, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CSA Medical is pleased to announce that in a multi-center prospective study conducted at three leading academic centers published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology (Liqu... Devices, Gastroenterology CSA Medical, truFreeze, Barrett's Esophagus, cryotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Would You Like to Learn How to Work More Effectively with Latino Patients?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - February 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Matchmaking for liver cancer care
(University of Delaware) Computer scientists from the University of Delaware and Georgetown University have developed a new system to rapidly determine which cancer drugs are likely to work best given genetic markers for a patent -- the first publicly available system of its kind. This will allow doctors to better access data linking genetic factors and treatment results spread among hundreds of academic journals. This is the first publicly available system of its kind. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Insilico to present the advances in deep-learned multimodal biomarkers of aging at NCI
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) The Cancer Biomarkers Data Commons Meeting (CBDC) Think Tank Meeting will be held at the National Cancer Institute from Feb 8 to 9th, 2018. The Think Tank Meeting will bring together thought leaders from academia, industry, and government to discuss approaches to the development of cancer biomarkers. Alex Zhavoronkov, CEO of Insilico Medicine, will present the advances in deep-learned multimodal biomarkers of aging at the meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risks in using electronic management systems at universities
(Kazan Federal University) New electronic management systems provide educational support, help establish effective monitoring of students' achievements both online and offline, can receive and analyze reports on student performance, and track academic progress. However, advances in digital technologies and changes in teaching methods in higher educational institutions require quick adaptation of staff members to innovations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news