Dartmouth-led Study Explores Race Inequality in Opioid Prescribing Among U.S. Health Systems
A new Dartmouth-led study published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine sheds light on the role U.S. health systems play concerning racial inequality in prescription pain medicine receipt. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

Governor Evers, DHS Urge COVID-19 Vaccination Ahead of 2021-2022 School Year
Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourage anyone attending school in the upcoming 2021-2022 school year to get theirCOVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. This includes children ages 12 and up as well as anyone planning to attend in-person classes at a college or university. “Getting vaccinated now means we can help make sure our students are back in the classroom and won’t have to miss out on in-person classes...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Marnie Halpern Named the Andrew Thomson, Jr., MD 1946 Professor
Renowned researcher Marnie Halpern, PhD, chair and professor of molecular and systems biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been named the Andrew Thomson, Jr., MD 1946 Professor. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Marnie Halpern professorship Source Type: news

Screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Now Available for All Babies Born at the Brigham
The Brigham is the first birth hospital in the nation to develop a program that offers parents an option to have their newborn screened for Duchenne; through early diagnosis, screening may help families take advantage of therapeutic interventions (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic research suggests women over 65 be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing
ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new study by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, along with collaborators from the CARRIERS consortium, suggests that most women with breast cancer diagnosed over 65 should be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing. The study was published Thursday, July 22, in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Couch says that women over 65 rarely qualify for hereditary cancer genetic testing based on current testing guidelines because they are thought… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Strong immune response underlies acute kidney injury related to COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have found that acute kidney injury associated with COVID-19 resembles sepsis-caused kidney injury, and the immune response triggered by the infection plays a pivotal role. The findings, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, also suggest that mitochondrial dysfunction — a loss of function in cellular energy production — is commonly found in kidney injury related to COVID-19. More than one-third of hospitalized COVID-19 patients report acute kidney injury, and sudden… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - July 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Site Visits Highlight Lead Safety Efforts
The Department of Health Services (DHS) will co-host visits to home lead abatement projects to raise awareness of childhood lead poisoning and what can be done to prevent it. One of the major sources of lead poisoning in children is lead-based paint, found mostly in homes built prior to 1978. The Lead-Safe Homes Program works with local partners to abate lead hazards in eligible properties. Every county in the state has homes built before 1978 with potential lead hazards. “There is no safe...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Mayo research provides insights into high-risk younger demographics for severe COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Using data from 9,859 COVID-19 infections, Mayo Clinic researchers have new insights into risk factors for younger populations, some of which differ significantly from their older counterparts. People younger than 45 had a greater than threefold increased risk of severe infection if they had can cer or heart disease, or blood, neurologic or endocrine disorders, the research found. These associations were weaker in older age groups. The study was published in Mayo Clinic… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study may improve understanding of how disability develops in MS patients versus those with related diseases
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Did you know multiple sclerosis (MS) means multiple scars? New research shows that the brain and spinal cord scars in people with MS may offer clues to why they developprogressive disability but those with related diseases where the immune system attacks the central nervous system do not. In a s tudy published in Neurology, Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues assessed if inflammation leads to permanent scarring in these three diseases: MS.Aquaporin-4 antibody positive… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Includes Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food& Drug Administration (FDA), and local health departments are involved in an ongoing investigation of an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium. Current public health data indicates that pre-packaged salad greens produced by BrightFarms, Inc. of Rochelle, Illinois are the source of a Salmonella Typhimurium...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Wisconsin Launches “Our Doctors” Multimedia Campaign
Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the launch of Our Doctors, a statewide multimedia campaign that brings together health care professionals across the state of Wisconsin, from different health systems and specialties, to share their confidence in theCOVID-19 vaccines. This campaign encourages Wisconsinites who may be hesitant about vaccines to start a conversation with their own family doctor about...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Corey Siegel Named the Constantine and Joyce Hampers Professor
Noted physician-researcher Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS, a professor of medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been named the Constantine and Joyce Hampers Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Press Release Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic experts available to comment on Olympics
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comments throughout the Olympics on everything from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and competition to injuries that athletes may be dealing with. Here is a sampling: Chad Asplund, M.D.Dr. Asplund is a primary care sports medicine physi cian. He can discuss endurance sports, rhabdomyolysis, heat injury, sleep and athletic performance. Elijah Behr, M.D.Dr. Behr is a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Laura Tafe, MD, Elected President of the Association for Molecular Pathology
Laura J. Tafe, MD, associate professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Geisel has been elected the president-elect of the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release pathology Source Type: news

Laura Tafe Elected President of the Association for Molecular Pathology
Laura J. Tafe, MD, associate professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Geisel has been elected the president-elect of the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release pathology Source Type: news

Wisconsin Submits Plan to Enhance and Improve Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) hassubmitted a plan to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to use American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to improve and enhance Wisconsin ’s home and community-based services under Medicaid. DHS estimates it will receive approximately $350 million under this part of ARPA. Key components of the plan that support Wisconsin’s caregiving workforce include increasing rates for home and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Over $1 Million Awarded for Behavioral Health Equity and Inclusion Projects
In a step toward addressing an identified need for Wisconsin ’s behavioral health system, the Department of Health Services (DHS) has awarded over $1 million to nine organizations for projects designed to improve the cultural competence of service providers. “We are committed to supporting strategies that will ensure Wisconsin’s behavioral health system is welcoming and responsive to every resident of our state,” said DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake. “It is essential that we understand...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: redinadcfw Source Type: news

Papua New Guinea Battles COVID-19 and Health Workers ’ Vaccine Scepticism
Logistic and communication challenges to rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine are immense in the rural and remote highlands region of Papua New Guinea. Credit: Catherine WilsonBy Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia , Jul 13 2021 (IPS) CANBERRA, Australia – Papua New Guinea (PNG), like many other Pacific Island countries, successfully held COVID-19 at bay last year, aided by early shutting of national borders. However, by March this year, the pandemic was surging in the most populous Pacific Island nation, and by July, it had reported 17,282 cases of the virus and 175 fatalities. PNG has a steep battle against the virus ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catherine Wilson Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Education Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Papua New Guinea (PNG) vaccine hesitancy Vaccines Source Type: news

The 40th Prouty Raises $4 Million
The 40th Prouty concluded this weekend with a record-breaking success of raising more than $4 million in support of cancer research and patient and family support services at Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Improving Lives News Norris Cotton Cancer Center Prouty Source Type: news

Harvard & #39;s Wyss Institute and Brigham and Women & #39;s Hospital Launch Diagnostic Accelerator
The Brigham-Wyss diagnostic accelerator aims to create new diagnostic technologies through deep collaborations driven by unmet diagnostic needs (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New Maps Provide Additional Geographic Breakdowns of COVID-19 Vaccination Data
Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) released maps and corresponding downloadable data tables that break downCOVID-19 vaccinations by new geographic boundaries. The new maps allow Wisconsinites to view existing COVID-19 vaccination data by municipalities (cities, towns, and villages), zip code tabulation areas, school district boundaries, and census tracts. “Breaking down existing vaccination data by these additional geographies...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Cancer screenings rebounded in late 2020 after COVID-related decline, but racial and economic disparities remain for some tests
Testing returned to pre-pandemic levels in late 2020 except with colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening, which continued to lag; rates of mammography for breast cancer screening were lower among Black and Hispanic patients during the pandemic (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Encourages Continued Public Health Practices
Ahead of the holiday weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages Wisconsinites to keep doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Getting vaccinated and continuing to follow public health practices are critical to ending the COVID-19 pandemic. “The 4th of July looked a lot different last year. This year, we have reduced infection rates, one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, our businesses are bouncing back, and we’re a national leader in getting...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - July 2, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: yunkecfrrr Source Type: news

Navigating COVID-19 and Pandemics of the Future: Q & A with Eugene Nelson, DSc, MPH
Dr. Eugene Nelson discusses how research teams from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health are partnering to address the negative impacts of the current pandemic as well as those that may occur in the future. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research Eugene Nelson The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study suggests patients with lung cancer be screened for MET oncogene
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Research by investigators at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center suggests that physicians should screen patients with lung cancer for MET amplification/overexpression before determining a treatment strategy. Their findings are published Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer R esearch. “In our research we found several lung cancer cases that were not responsive to standard chemotherapy,” says Zhenkun Lou, Ph.D., a cancer researcher at Mayo Clinic. “Because these lung cancers were positive for… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Newly discovered genetic variants in a single gene cause neurodevelopmental disorder
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that genetic variants in a neuro-associated gene called SPTBN1 are responsible for causing a neurodevelopmental disorder. The study, published in Nature Genetics, is a first step in finding a potential therapeutic strategy for this disorder, and it increas es the number of genes known to be associated with conditions that affect how the brain functions. "The gene can now be included in genetic testing for people suspected of… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Peer-run Respite Grants Awarded, New Locations Added
Wisconsin ’speer-run respite program for people experiencing increased stress or symptoms related to mental health and substance use challenges is adding locations in La Crosse and Milwaukee under new grants awarded by the Department of Health Services (DHS). “Peer-run respites are staffed by Wisconsinites with lived experience who can use their unique set of mental health and substance use recovery experiences and skills training to support others...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Ganguli Receives AcademyHealth ’s Research Publication-of-the-Year Award
Ishani Ganguli, MD, MPH, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, received the Publication-of-the-Year Award from Academy Health for her team ’s study, “Physician Work Hours and the Gender Pay Gap — Evidence from Primary Care.” (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic lighting buildings to recognize Pride Month
Facilities in Rochester, Arizona and Florida will be lighted in rainbow hues June 28 in recognition of Pride Month, which is celebrated each June. _________________________________ Mayo Clinic will light the Plummer Building in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona, and the sign at the main entrance to Mayo Clinic in Florida in rainbow hues on June 28. The display is in recognition of Pride Month celebrated around the U.S. in June to support and raise… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - June 28, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin to Issue Second Round of Benefits to Children Who Missed Free or Reduced Price School Meals Because of COVID-19 Pandemic
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that the families of more than 250,000 students who participate in the National School Lunch Program will be receiving more than $80 million in food benefits through theSchool Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program. During the 2020-2021 school year, many schools offered virtual or remote learning, which meant children no longer received meals at school, putting an added stress on limited...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 25, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers study potential new CAR-T cell therapy for multiple myeloma
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center are studying a potential new chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) treatment for multiple myeloma. Their findings were published on Friday, June 24, in The Lancet."CAR-T cell therapy is a type of immunotherapy that involves harnessing the power of a person's own immune system by [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 25, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Eleven Peer Recovery Centers Receive Grants to Expand Services
Wisconsin ’s state-funded network of drop-in centers offering support to people experiencing mental health and substance use challenges is expanding to 11 locations under newpeer recovery center grants awarded by the Department of Health Services (DHS). “Peer recovery centers offer a community of support and fellowship with other people who have similar life experiences,” said DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake. “By offering...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 24, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Governor Evers, DHS Announce Enhanced COVID-19 Testing Support for Schools
Governor Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced convenient and free of charge COVID-19 testing support for Wisconsin schools in the 2021-2022 school year. The new program connects schools with testing partners to handle the school ’s on-site COVID-19 testing for teachers, staff, students, and their families. The program is intended to make it easier for K-12 public, private, and independent charter schools to offer testing and help people make more informed...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Mahrokhian Wins Thomas H. Lee Award
Lilian Mahrokhian, MD, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, won the Thomas H. Lee Award for Excellence in Primary Care. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

NIH ACTIV-4B COVID-19 Outpatient Thrombosis Prevention Trial Ends Early
The data collected to date, through a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), suggests a very low rate of thrombotic complications in the patients studied. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

State Health Agency Finds Cases of Adult and Congenital Syphilis Spiking in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has found that cases of adult and congenital syphilis are on the rise, with the highest rates being reported in Milwaukee. The number of people diagnosed withsyphilis in Milwaukee has increased by nearly 300% compared to pre-pandemic levels. Most of the increase in syphilis cases is in females of reproductive age. The City of Milwaukee has also reported higher numbers of congenital syphilis, or syphilis cases...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 18, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

The role of managers in promoting good hand hygiene in a Finnish tertiary care hospital
Little is known about how managers promote good hand hygiene (HH) practice. • We investigated the challenges managers encounter when promoting good HH practice. • HH remains an unaccustomed aspect of the several roles carried out by busy managers. • Compliance with good HH is difficult to control from a manager's perspective. • Managers would benefit from information communication technology (ICT) applications. Hospital managers play an essential role in implementing strategies to promote good hand hygiene (HH) among health care workers. We investigated the managers'views on their roles, challenges and ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brigham and Women ’s Hospital Launches New Logo
Part of systemwide brand realignment, new rollout represents a common purpose (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 17, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Now Tracking SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern B.1.617.2, the Delta Variant
Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services released new information about the newestvariant of concern, variant B.1.617.2, also known as the Delta variant. Following the CDC ’s recent classification update on June 14, DHS will begin reporting current case counts that are updated...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Biju Samkutty named chief operating officer for Mayo Clinic International
ROCHESTER, Minnesota -- Biju Samkutty has been named chief operating officer for Mayo Clinic International. Samkutty will partner with G. Anton Decker, MBBCh, president of Mayo Clinic International, to extend the reach of Mayo Clinic's services worldwide. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London Samkutty was selected for his wealth of global and domestic business experience. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

First test to detect recently discovered autoimmune disease associated with testicular cancer
Mayo Clinic Laboratories has launched a first-of-its-kind test to detect an autoimmune disease called testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis. The test, available nationally and internationally, detects the Kelch-like protein 11 antibody, or KLHL11, and is a result of the breakthrough study from 2019 that discovered the disease. This test has already provided patients, such as Steven Wopperer of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Schnipper Awarded Master in Hospital Medicine Designation
Jeffrey Schnipper, MD, MPH, MHM, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and the Hospital Medicine Unit, was awarded the Master in Hospital Medicine Designation from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Bates, Clark Awarded IBM Watson Health Academic Collaboration
David W. Bates, MD, MSc, FACMI, chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, and Cheryl R. Clark, MD, ScD, also of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, were awarded the IBM Watson Health Academic Collaboration: Health E (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, Named Director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Physician-researcher Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, has been named the new director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release Home-feature The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

Amber Barnato Named Director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Physician-researcher Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS, has been named the new director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release Home-feature The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

Aaron McKenna Named a Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences
Aaron McKenna, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Systems Biology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been selected as a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Charitable Trusts. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Home-feature Pew Scholar Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic patients with a Patient Online Services account can now access Health Records on iPhone
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic patients who have a Patient Online Services account now can use Health Records on iPhone, which allows users to easily view their health data from multiple health care providers in one place. Patient Online Services is Mayo Clinic's patient portal. Health Records allows iPhone users to gather their health records [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - June 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Rapid exclusion of COVID-19 infection using AI, EKG technology
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Artificial intelligence (AI) may offer a way to accurately determine that a person is not infected with COVID-19. An international retrospective study finds that infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, creates subtle electrical changes in the heart. An AI-enhanced EKG can detect these changes and potentially be used as a [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers study new class of drugs to treat multiple myeloma
PHOENIX --?Mayo Clinic researchers are studying a new class of immunotherapy drugs called "bispecific antibodies" that have demonstrated potent tumor-killing activity in multiple myeloma. A paper highlighting this work was published in Blood Cancer Discovery. "CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy) cell therapy, which uses a patient's own modified immune cells to kill cancerous tumors, [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - June 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Community-Based Vaccination Clinics to Begin Ramping Down Operations
Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that the six DHS community-based vaccination clinics will gradually reduce hours of operation starting Monday, June 14. These locations include clinics in Barron County, Douglas County, La Crosse County, Marathon County, Racine County, and Rock County. “Standing up these community clinics across Wisconsin was an all-hands on deck effort—and through the dedication from our vaccine team, local public health, and other partners,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 11, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news