Care staff shortages pile pressure on NHS, say hospital managers
A lack of care staff in the community leaves hospitals struggling to discharge patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DHS Announces Multiple Funding Opportunities to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities
Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced funds will be made available to promote racial and geographic equity in theCOVID-19 response. DHS was awarded $27 million by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to combat inequities related to COVID-19 infection, illness, and death, including $9 million dedicated to rural communities. In a separate appropriation, an additional $13 million in funding has been set aside to...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

A third chance for a young breast cancer patient
Breast cancer does not discriminate ― a truth that a young Florida woman knows three times over. While in college, Jessica Florence found a lump on her right breast. The 21-year-old initially did not believe what she found was serious until she was in pain and experiencing other symptoms. Watch: A third chance for a young breast can cer patient. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpSCKDvt7KA Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2:00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please… (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - October 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Provides Update on Measles Cases in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Monroe County Health Department, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed 22 cases ofmeasles in Wisconsin. Cases have occurred among people currently living at Fort McCoy in Monroe County with recent history of travel from Afghanistan as part of the United States government ’s emergency evacuation efforts. There are currently zero known, active measles cases at Fort...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Christina Zorn, J.D., named Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named Christina Zorn, J.D., chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic. She will succeed Jeff Bolton, who announced in August that he will retire from Mayo Clinic on Nov. 30. "I extend my sincere congratulations to Christina in her new role as Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer," says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO. "She is a values-driven servant leader with a strong track record of contributions to our organization. She brings unique… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - October 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Geisel Urban Health Scholars Explore Community Health in Boston
Geisel’s Urban Health Scholars Program recently visited the family medicine residency program at Lawrence General Hospital (LGH), a community hospital in Lawrence, MA, Boston Medical Center, and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Improving Lives News Urban Health Scholars Source Type: news

DHS to Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity, Relaunches Community Testing Program
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today the relaunch of the Testing Pilot Program, now referred to as theCommunity Testing Support Program, to support entities across Wisconsin in offering local, convenient COVID-19 testing. This program will provide approved applicants with free testing supplies and courier services through contracted vendors, as well as reimbursement for specimen collection. “Easy access to COVID-19 testing in all...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

DHS Continues Investment in Quality Health Care for Rural Areas
Grants totaling more than $550,000 to increase access and enhance quality care in rural Wisconsin were announced today by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). The grants support education and training to assist rural hospitals and clinics in filling “high need, high demand” positions. “Ensuring Wisconsinites in every community—from Columbus to Cumberland—have access to quality, affordable health care is not only critical for our continued fight against this pandemic but our future...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 6, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Back and neck pain treatments cover self-care to surgery; prevention is key
World Spine Day is Oct. 16 ROCHESTER, Minn. — When back or neck pain strikes, normal activity is disrupted. Seeking relief for back or neck pain is one of the most common reasons people go to their health care provider or miss work. "The spinal column of the back and neck is made up of many joints, and each of those joints can degenerate an d cause pain," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 6, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Medicine Grand Rounds October 15
Please mark your calendars for Friday, October 15th at 8:00 AM which will be the next in our Biomedical Grand Rounds series. The presenter is Kathryn J. Moore, PhD, the Jean and David Blechman Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at New York University School of Medicine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Announcements Events News grand rounds Source Type: news

DHS Announces the Hire of the Director of the Office of Health Equity
Today, Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced the hiring of Dr. Michelle Robinson as the Director of thenewly formed Office of Health Equity. The Office of Health Equity and its dedicated team is attached to the Office of the Secretary and will lead work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department while also coordinating the development and implementation of policies and programs to address root...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Black History Month: health workers making history now
In the last two years, thousands of Black UNISON health workers risked their lives to save others, despite the statistical reality that they themselves were at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. In the NHS only 1.3% of staff in the most senior bands are Black and the majority of Black staff in the NHS are in non-medical roles. UNISON heard from Black members on what there is to celebrate, and what needs to change. ‘I can count on one hand over the course of my career how many Black matrons I’ve met’ Yasma Osman is a 62-year old nurse based in Manchester who has over 45 years experience in the NHS: &...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Black history month race for equality Source Type: news

DHS Announces New Electronic Communications to Notify COVID-19 Close Contacts
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced that people who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 can be sent a text or email notifying them of their exposure to COVID-19. This is another way to share important information with close contacts in a timely manner. People who test positive for COVID-19 will continue to receive a phone call from a contact tracer. “As COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin rise in large part due to the highly...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Rochester
Learn where you can get initial and booster vaccinations, and third doses, Oct. 4-22 Mayo Clinic in Rochester will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for patients, visitors and community members the week of Monday, Oct. 4. Appointments will be needed for initial and booster vaccinations. Appointments can be scheduled using Patient Online Services. View this video to learn more about online scheduling. Appointments also can be made by calling 507-538-4040. Pfizer booster vaccinations Pfizer booster vaccinations… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Rochester
Learn where you can get initial and booster vaccinations, and third doses, Oct. 4-22 Mayo Clinic in Rochester will offer COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics for patients, visitors and community members the week of Monday, Oct. 4. Pfizer booster vaccinations Pfizer booster vaccinations will be offered to people who received the Pfizer COVID-19 initial vaccination series, as directed by the Food and Drug Administration. A booster vaccination is recommended six months after the initial vaccination series… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Encourages Flu Vaccination: Protect Yourself and Those Around You
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages everyone to get vaccinated againstinfluenza (flu) this fall. The flu vaccine is another layer of protection to prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death from a preventable disease. “In the last year, we’ve learned some valuable lessons about respiratory viruses,” said Tom Haupt, DHS Influenza Surveillance Coordinator. “It’s critical that we do everything we can to prevent influenza–like...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

$180 Million for a Healthy, Resilient, Equitable Future
More than 3,700 alumni, parents, and friends have answered Dartmouth’s ongoing Call to Lead campaign with gifts to the Geisel School of Medicine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Alumni Donor Impact News Call to Lead Source Type: news

DHS Improves Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Services for Medicaid Members
Beginning November 1, 2021, Wisconsin Medicaid members who participate in eligible programs will be working with a new vendor, Veyo, to get transportation to their covered health care appointments. This benefit, referred to as non-emergency medical transportation or NEMT, is available when members lack access to transportation, require assistance because of disabilities, or have their appointments in locations or at times when public transportation is not available. The outgoing vendor, MTM,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Day of thanks for Mayo Clinic staff Nov. 26
Mayo Clinic will close most of its U.S. outpatient practices and suspend scheduled surgeries for the day, in gratitude for staff. ___________________________ Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic has remained strong and resilient, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff. They come to work each day to provide compassionate care to our patients. We recognize that the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken an emotional and physical toll on staff.  In gratitude… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - September 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Latinx Alumni Panel
Join us on October 7 for an interactive alumni panel moderated by Eric Quiñones MED ’04 with panelists Adrianna Bravo MED ’96, José Carrillo MED ’05, and Andres Jimenez MED ’04 as they share their experiences and unique paths in medicine (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 28, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Announcements News Source Type: news

Concord Hospitality and Whitman Peterson to Construct New Hilton Hotel at Mayo Clinic in Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — To offer patients and visitors a premiere hospitality experience, Concord Hospitality Enterprises and Whitman Peterson, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, will build an eight-story Hilton hotel with 252 guest rooms at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Expected to join Hilton's flagship brand, Hilton Hotel s& Resorts, construction on the $70 million project is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2022, with completion slated for early 2024. The 179,000-square-foot hotel will offer guests… (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - September 28, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin to Offer COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Booster Doses
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) supports the recommendation that certain populations who have increased risk of exposure to or transmission of COVID-19 receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech ’s (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after having received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. “Our nation’s leading medical experts reviewed the available data and recommended COVID-19 vaccine booster doses be provided to some people who have received the Pfizer vaccine...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Freddie H. Fu D ’74, MED ’75, Innovative Orthopaedic Surgeon and Former Member of the Geisel School of Medicine Board of Advisors, Dies
Freddie H. Fu D ’74, MED ’75, founder and medical director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC) Center for Sports Medicine, died Sept. 24. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Freddie Fu Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers advocate new approach to breast cancer prevention
ROCHESTER, Minn. — A commentary by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Practice suggests that advances in breast cancer prevention research have resulted in new and innovative opportunities to modify breast cancer risk and potentially reduce breast cancer incidence a nd mortality. "It is prudent for health care providers to be knowledgeable about the benefits of assessing individual breast cancer risk, and counsel and implement risk-reducing strategies with their patients,… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake ’s Statement on CDC’s Recommendation of Booster Doses of Pfizer Vaccine for Certain Populations
“DHS is aware of the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that people 65 and older and certain populations who are at high risk of COVID-19 receive a booster shot of the Pfizer vaccine at least six months after the completion of their Pfizer vaccine primary series . This decision follows the authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Once CDC’s clinical guidance becomes available, our experts will conduct a thorough review. After they complete...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 24, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

American Thyroid Association Distinguished Lectureship Award Named to Honor Geisel Professor Emerita Valerie Anne Galton
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has established the Valerie Anne Galton Distinguished Lectureship Award in recognition of Valerie Anne Galton, PhD, professor emerita of physiology and neurobiology at Geisel School of Medicine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News Source Type: news

Wausau Youth Crisis Stabilization Facility Now Open
A youth crisis stabilization facility is now open in Wausau, with start-up funding provided by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). The eight-bed facility operated by North Central Health Care serves young people with non-life-threatening mental health needs. “Increasing access to mental health care for all Wisconsinites is a top priority of mine, but particularly when it comes to our kids,” said Gov. Evers. “This facility will help meet a critical need in caring for youth in this...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

New study shows young women with breast cancer who opt for mastectomies report lower quality of life
Findings highlight the importance of doctors and patients discussing the potential long-term physical and emotional consequences of the procedure, researchers say (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Graduate Student in Cancer Research is First at Dartmouth to Receive Prestigious NCI Award
Jichang Han, BS, is the first at Dartmouth to receive a Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Education News Molecular and Cell Biology Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

More Than 142,000 People Receive First Dose Between August 20 and September 19
Since the launch of the $100 COVID-19 Vaccine Reward Program, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced more than 142,400 Wisconsinites have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Eligibility to earn the vaccine reward for receiving the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has now closed. However, Wisconsinites 12 and older who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine between August 20 and September 19 from a vaccine provider in Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

DHS Connect Fully Implemented
Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center in Mauston is now using an electronic health records system, marking the end of a multiyear transformation in how the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) provides services and supports at the seven state facilities for people living with psychiatric disorders and intellectual disabilities. DHS Connect, a program built by DHS staff with components supplied by Cerner, supports doctors, nurses, and other staff to document and access critical information...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer
Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room.… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - September 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Virtual Keynote Speaker: Improving Public Health Systems and Approaches for Communities of Color
Please join the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), Geisel Student Government, the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (DICE), the Office of Alumni Relations, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), and Project Salud in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month on September 22nd. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 17, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Announcements News National Hispanic Heritage Month Source Type: news

Dartmouth Researchers Examine the Mozart K448 Effect in Epilepsy
Why Mozart? Dartmouth researchers seek mechanisms for the anti-epileptic properties of Mozart’s K448 as a therapeutic potential for epilepsy. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Research epilepsy Mozart Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester
Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Gov. Evers, DHS Remind Wisconsinites to Get Vaccinated to Get $100
Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) urge Wisconsinites to get vaccinated by Sunday, September 19 in order to qualify for the$100 COVID-19 Vaccine Reward Program. The program opened August 20 and is available to anyone ages 12 and up in Wisconsin who gets their first dose of COVID-19 by Sunday. Between August 20 and September 13, more than 114,900 Wisconsinites have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. “The COVID-...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care
PHOENIX ― Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care… (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - September 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Researchers Find Immune Cells That Guard Frequent Site of Cancer Spread
Researchers in the laboratory of Mary Jo Turk, PhD, Co-Director of the Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center have spent the past year studying immunity to metastatic cancer within lymph nodes. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release Research Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Rexrode, Rich-Edwards Receive $2.8M NHBLI Research Grant
Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH, chief of the Division of Women's Health, and Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD, MPH, also of the Division of Women ’s Health, received a $2.83 million R01 grant from the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute (NHBLI) for their resear (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Geisel Receives $12.5 Million NIH COBRE Renewal Grant Supporting Institute for Biomolecular Targeting at Dartmouth
Researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine have received a $12.5 million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue the groundbreaking work of the Institute for Biomolecular Targeting at Dartmouth. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research bioMT COBRE Source Type: news

Federal and State Officials Advise Wisconsinites That Making or Buying Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards is Illegal
Richard G. Frohling, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, joins Timothy M. O ’Shea, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, Karen Timberlake, Secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), and Anthony Baize, DHS Inspector General, to advise the public that any act of creating, distributing, selling, or buying of fake C OVID-19 vaccination record cards and any act of forging COVID-19 vaccination information is...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 10, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

New Video Shows Accelerator ’s Impact
Now entering its second year, the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer has attracted more than $3.5 million in philanthropy and has helped 17 research teams advance their work. In this video researchers from the winning teams describe how the Accelerator is advancing their innovations. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Donor Impact News Research cancer Innovations Accelerator Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Hospital management of the child victim of non-accidental head injury - Sonnet M, Dransart C, Michard-Lenoir AP, Gayot A.
The baby victim of a shock is not always diagnosed at the time of his first visit to the emergency room. The recommendation for good practice in situations of shaken baby syndrome, published in July 2017 by the French National Authority for Health, helps i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

St. Vincent, nurses remain at odds as strike hits six-month mark
As the Saint Vincent nurses ’ strike hit a six-month milestone on Wednesday, the dispute between workers and hospital management are centered around unemployment benefits, several ongoing accusations of unfair labor practices and whether the nurses can return to their prior positions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

St. Vincent, nurses remain at odds as strike hits six-month mark
As the Saint Vincent nurses ’ strike hit a six-month milestone on Wednesday, the dispute between workers and hospital management are centered around unemployment benefits, several ongoing accusations of unfair labor practices and whether the nurses can return to their prior positions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Geisel School of Medicine Appoints New Dean of Faculty Affairs
Erika T. Brown, PhD, has been appointed Dean of Faculty Affairs at the Geisel School of Medicine. Brown, who comes to Dartmouth from the Morehouse School of Medicine, is a nationally recognized expert with nearly 10 years of experience in faculty affairs and professional development and 20 years in academic medicine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 2, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Press Release Erika Brown Faculty Affairs Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states.  The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 2, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Urges Wisconsinites to Mask Up and Follow Public Health Practices Ahead of Labor Day Weekend
Ahead of Labor Day weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages Wisconsinites to celebrate safely and continue taking steps to protect themselves and others against COVID-19. Wisconsin is seeing veryhigh case activity. The 7-day average of new confirmed cases is now 1,699 and COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Getting vaccinated against COVID-19, wearing a mask, avoiding indoor gatherings, staying home if you feel sick, and following...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 1, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Geisel School of Medicine ’s MD Class of 2025 Receives Their White Coats
First-year Geisel medical students celebrate an important milestone in their medical education. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 31, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News Class of 2025 White Coat Source Type: news

DHS Renews Commitment to Reducing Drug Overdoses in Wisconsin
Governor Tony Evers has proclaimed August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day in Wisconsin, and the Department of Health Services (DHS) is urging residents to reflect on the impact overdoses have had on families and friends of people who use drugs in every corner of the state, and to renew our commitment to end overdoses in Wisconsin. “There isn’t a community in our state that hasn’t been impacted by the opioid epidemic, and Wisconsinites who are struggling with substance use disorders deserve our...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 31, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news