Making primary care for transgender patients a priority
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - June 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Geisel Receives Fogarty Grant to Fund Research Collaboration in East Africa
The Geisel School of Medicine has been awarded a 5-year, $1.5 million grant from the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health to support an infectious disease research and training program to combat HIV and tuberculosis (TB) within the newly established Infectious Disease Institute at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Research Africa DarDar HIV MUHAS Tanzania TB Source Type: news

Dartmouth Institute Class Day Highlights
On June 8, The Dartmouth Institute celebrated 84 MPH, MS, and PhD graduates during its Class Day ceremony, at which students were hooded and awarded their diplomas. This newly minted group of Dartmouth alumni also includes the Institute's first online MPH class of 28 students. Read more... (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News Class Day graduation The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

St. Michael’s role in making cardiac care in northern Ontario better, quicker-to-access, and closer to home
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - June 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic discovery is first step toward new bacteria-based constipation treatment
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Genetically engineered bacteria are showing promise as a new treatment for constipation, researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have discovered in a mouse study. The finding is significant in part because there are few approved constipation remedies on the market. The research is published in Cell Host& Microbe. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Better outcomes for patients using single-pill combination for blood pressure
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - June 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Del Monte Vegetable Trays Pose Potential Health Risk
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an increase ofCyclospora infections. To date, 11 ill patients in Wisconsin and three in Minnesota have reported purchasing a vegetable tray from a Wisconsin or Minnesota Kwik Trip location prior to their illness. The Del Monte vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip contained broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Q&A with Leonard Benoit, Aboriginal navigator
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - June 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Geisel Researchers to Receive $5.3 Million Award to Study Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in Pregnant Women
A research team at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has been approved for a $5.3 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)—to conduct comparative clinical effectiveness research on medication-assisted treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorders. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research addiction CTBH Home-feature MAT opioid addiction opioid crisis pregnancy Source Type: news

New courses at St. Michael’s provide staff training on caring for hospitalized older adults
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - June 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Geisel Celebrates 77 New MD Graduates at Class Day
At the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth’s annual Class Day ceremony on June 2, faculty, staff, students, and families celebrated the accomplishments of 77 new graduates of the school’s MD program. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Education Insider News Class Day Class of 2018 graduation Home-feature medical education Source Type: news

Wisconsin Highlights Innovation, FoodShare Employee and Training (FSET) Program Successess
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Acting Deputy Under Secretary and Administrator of Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNS) Brandon Lipps traveled to Wisconsin today to learn more about the state ’s unique approach to helping more people move from government assistance to true independence, as well as Wisconsin’s innovative approach to integrated services and systems to ensure access for people who depend on programs such asFoodShare and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers take a step closer to developing a DNA test for liver cancer
WASHINGTON, D.C. ? A group of researchers from Mayo Clinic?and Exact Sciences Corporation?have completed a phase II study comparing a set of DNA markers to alpha fetoprotein as a method to test for liver cancer. The researchers presented their findings today at the 2018 Digestive Disease Week?conference in Washington, D.C. ?We currently test for liver [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine to offer walk-in physicals for Rochester-area high school athletes
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine will offer walk-in sports physicals for Rochester-area middle school and high school student athletes who want to participate in school sports programs. This includes all athletes from Southeast Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Northern Iowa schools. The exams will be performed on July 28 from 8 to 11 a.m. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Home with a new hip in 12 hours
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - June 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

One in every five deaths in young adults is opioid-related in the United States: study
Proportion of deaths that are opioid-related has increased by nearly 300 per cent in 15 years (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - June 1, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Salmonella Infections Linked to Chicken Distributed by Ruby's Pantry Pop-up Location
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), Minnesota Department Agriculture (MDA), and local health departments are investigating at leastfour cases of salmonellosis affecting three Wisconsin residents and one Minnesota resident. All four of the patients received frozen breaded chicken products at a Ruby ’s Pantry pop-up location...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 1, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Blood Test Offers Hope of Finding Cancers Before Symptoms Develop – CNN
Read article - Quotes H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about new research that enables scientists to use a blood test to screen for different types of cancers at early stages."There are a lot of steps in a liquid biopsy and much potential for things to go awry," says Welch. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 1, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Source Type: news

Tanzania:Hospital Gets Ultimatum to Repair X-Ray Machine
[Daily News] THE Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Dr Faustine Ndugulile, has issued Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital management with a month ultimatum to repair their X-Ray machine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Columbia County Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reports a dead bird found in Columbia County has tested positive forWest Nile virus. This is the first case of WNV activity reported in the state in 2018. “This case reminds us that West Nile virus is already active in Wisconsin this season, so we all need to take steps to prevent mosquito bites to keep from getting sick,” said Karen McKeown, the State Health Officer. West Nile virus is spread to...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Avoid 'snake oil' sunscreen pills and stick to sun safety basics: dermatologist
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

News flash about hot flashes: They can last longer than you think
Mayo Clinic study finds women are experiencing hot flashes, night sweats and other menopause symptoms into their 70s and 80s SCOTTSDALE, Ariz - Menopause symptoms are not just for midlife anymore, according to a new Mayo Clinic study published this month in the Journal of the North American Menopause Society. The study, conducted by researchers [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - May 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Review explores why homeless populations in Canada and globally have “much higher” rates of cardiovascular disease-related deaths
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Matthew P. Haag Named Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations for Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Haag will lead efforts to provide philanthropic support for Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health to help advance patient care, medical education and research, as well as the creation of a national model for how to accelerate scientific discovery and transform health care both in the US and internationally. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Donor Impact News Press Release fundraising leadership philanthropy Source Type: news

Hurricane Safety Series: Well-being during a storm
The Atlantic?hurricane season?runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. In this second part of a four-part series, review some medical safety steps to consider when you're in a hurricane. Preparation is critical in?weathering a hurricane. But, while planning is important,?Dr. Michael Boniface, an emergency medicine physician at Mayo Clinic, offers several reminders to help ensure [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - May 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, study finds
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Hurricane Safety Series: Prepping for a storm
Tropical Storm Alberto was a few days early, as the Atlantic?hurricane season?runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. In this first of a four-part series, Mayo Clinic experts provide health and safety measures to consider when preparing before a severe weather event. While most people tend to focus their preparations on having an adequate supply [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - May 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Prepare for Summer Boating by Installing a Marine Carbon Monoxide Detector
As we head into boating season, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services wants to remind boaters to take action toprevent carbon monoxide poisoning. “Many people don’t realize they can be poisoned from carbon monoxide while spending time on a boat,” said Dr. Jon Meiman, DHS Chief Medical Officer. “Installing marine carbon monoxide detectors on boats can save lives.” In the right conditions, exhaust from a boat’s engine and generator can vent into the...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 25, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: DHS Awards $2.4 Million for Opioid Treatment
Seventeen counties and four tribes have been awarded one-year grants totaling nearly $2.4 million from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to provide treatment to people addicted toopioids. “These grant awards continue our commitment to increase access to services that promote long-term recovery from opioid use disorder,” said DHS Opioid Initiatives Director Paul Krupski. “Together, with our county and tribal partners, we are saving lives by...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 24, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Class Day 2018 Live Video
The Geisel School of Medicine's annual Class Day event celebrating our graduating medical students will be on Saturday, June 2 at 9:00 AM in Spaulding Auditorium. This year's keynote speaker is George E. Thibault, MD, President of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation  You can watch live video of the Class Day event right here.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News Video Class Day Class of 2018 event graduation honors medical students Source Type: news

Class Day 2018 Video
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! If you missed the event, you can catch-up on the video right here. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News Video Class Day Class of 2018 event graduation honors medical students Source Type: news

St. Mike’s MSICU brings home gold
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Minimally invasive procedure in addition to medication provides long-term benefits to patients with stable coronary artery disease over standard treatment
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 22, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Michael Nasr ’21: Understanding Patients to Drive Innovation
Long before coming to Geisel, Michael Nasr ’21 learned the value of living life holistically—he’s now putting into practice what he’s learned to solve endemic problems. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 22, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News engineering first-year student global health health equity Michael Nasr Student Spotlight Source Type: news

CEO steps down at CHS spinoff company
Quorum Health Corp., a spinoff of Community Health Systems Inc., announced Monday that President and CEO Thomas Miller is retiring from the company, effective immediately. Robert Fish will serve as interim CEO, according to a news release.  Miller has been CEO of Quorum since 2015 when Franklin-based CHS (NYSE: CYH) announced plans to spin out 38 hospitals and its hospital management and consulting business to form a new publicly traded company. The move was meant to streamline CHS' massive portfolio… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

When a hospital and a high school come together: a city-wide campaign for the underhoused
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

New Members Inducted into Geisel Academy of Master Educators
Four new faculty were inducted into to the Geisel Academy of Master Educators and another honored with a lifetime achievement award. The Academy of Master Educators are a distinguished group of faculty nominated by their colleagues for their demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and medical education. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News Academy of Master Educators faculty achievement faculty recognition medical education Source Type: news

State Health Agency Announces Free HIV Testing Now Available at Select Walgreens Pharmacies in Milwaukee
The Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced a collaborative effort with Walgreens to provide free rapid HIV testing for anyone 18 years of age or older, with or without health insurance, at five Walgreens pharmacies in Milwaukee. “Many people who are living with HIV do not know their HIV status,” said Karen McKeown, State Health Officer. “Our collaboration with Walgreens will give people in Milwaukee more options to get tested quickly and confidentially. When people know their HIV...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Alumnus to Give Inaugural Alpha Omega Alpha Visiting Professorship Address May 29
Alpha Omega Alpha Visiting Professor Dr. Matthew T. Provencher MED '98 will give his institutional address—“Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief -  Leadership Lessons from the Navy to Improve Medical Care"—on Tuesday May 29, 12:00-1:00 PM in Auditorium H at DHMC. All are welcome to attend. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News alumni AOA event global health speaker Source Type: news

Geisel Students Receive 2018-19 NH/VT Schweitzer Fellowships
Nine first-year medical students from the Geisel School of Medicine are among 23 new Schweitzer Fellows from New Hampshire and Vermont who will spend a year addressing social factors that impact health. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News community service Home-feature medical students Schweitzer Fellowship Source Type: news

South Africa:Gauteng Health On Passing On of Mr Ntswanisi
[Govt of SA] The Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital management is saddened by the passing of Mr Ntsanwisi and wishes to extend its deepest condolences to his family. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: DHS Awards Mini-Grants to Nine Local Health Departments
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced today that it has awarded more than $77,000 to nine local health departments for projects that promote local opioid harm prevention activities. The projects are funded through the Prescription Drug Overdose: Prevention for States grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These projects promote and support activities that prevent prescription and non-prescription opioid overuse, misuse, abuse, and overdose, and are part...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 9, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

#yesthisisnursing
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic opioid expert appointed to serve on new pain management task force
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Halena Gazelka, M.D., chair, Mayo Clinic Opioid Stewardship Program, has been appointed by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to serve on the newly established Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force. Established by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, the task force will identify inconsistencies [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

#FighttheBite! DHS Encourages Residents to Take Action to Prevent Tick and Mosquito Bites
While many Wisconsin residents are more than ready to take advantage of the warmer weather and enjoy all the resources the state has to offer, the Department of Health Services (DHS) strongly encourages everyone to take care to avoid tick and mosquito bites. Both ticks and mosquitoes can transmit various illnesses.Lyme disease, which is spread by ticks, andWest Nile virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Heidi Robbins ’21: Fitting the Pieces Together
A love of language led rower Heidi Robbins '21 to Tanzania to study Swahili, an experience that turned her attention to global health—subsequent trips to Sierra Leone and Kenya pointed her to medical school. But a surprising invitation to train for the Olympics changed her plans. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News Africa global health sports Student Spotlight Source Type: news

Volunteer uplifts patients, one song at a time
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Access to hemodialysis technology: From Toronto to Addis Ababa
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - May 2, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Geisel Clerkship Director Receives Excellence in Medical Education Award
Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Hilary Ryder, MD, MS, FACP received an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Excellence in Medical Education award for her research, “Understanding what we say: varying cultural competency amongst faculty evaluators on the internal medicine clerkship.” (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 2, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News education research faculty recognition Hilary Ryder medical education Source Type: news

Isolated traumatic brain injury results in significant pre-hospital derangement of cardiovascular physiology - Gavrilovski M, El-Zanfaly M, Lyon RM.
INTRODUCTION: Major trauma can result in both life-threatening haemorrhage and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The pre-hospital management of these conditions, particularly in relation to the cardiovascular system, is very different. TBI can result in cardio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news