Gov. Evers, DHS Launches “Keeping Kids Safe and In School” Multimedia Campaign
Gov. Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the launch of Keeping Kids Safe and In School, a statewide multimedia campaign that focuses on ways to keep Wisconsin children healthy and in the classroom. This campaign is an extension of the broader You Stop the Spread campaign which has been running in Wisconsin since September 2020. “We’re working to make sure our schools have the tools and resources to keep kids, educators, and staff healthy and in the classroom...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 20, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Dartmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Launch Major Cancer Research Institute
$25M from Dorothy Byrne will establish an interdisciplinary cancer research institute at NCCC to fast-track world-class scientific discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 19, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Donor Impact News Byrne Family Cancer Center Research Institute Home-feature Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

Lung cancer: It is about more than smoking
World Cancer Day is February 4 ROCHESTER, Minn. — World Cancer Day is February 4 and that makes this the ideal time to talk about lung cancer and smoking. Internationally, lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths and the World Health Organization estimates that 90% of cases could be prevented by eliminating tobacco use. People who smoke are at the greatest risk. Smokeless tobacco is also associated with lung cancer. And lung cancer… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - January 19, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Evers Administration Continues COVID-19 Testing Efforts, Support
Governor Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services (DHS) today reminded Wisconsinites of available programs continuing to provide COVID-19 testing to Wisconsinites, including community testing sites, a K-12 testing program, support for child care testing, testing programs in shelters, long-term care facilities, jails, and pharmacies, and a service to distribute free at-home testing supplies. As Omicron spreads rapidly in Wisconsin, testing remains a critical tool to stopping the spread...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 18, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Direct oral anticoagulants significantly decrease recurrent venous thrombosis for adult cancer patients, Mayo Clinic study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Direct oral anticoagulants should be considered the standard of care to treat adult patients with cancer-associated thrombosis, according to a new, ongoing study by Mayo Clinic researchers. Thrombosis is a condition where blood clots form in blood vessels of the legs. These clots can travel to t he lungs and become lodged in blood vessels, causing a pulmonary embolism. Thrombotic outcomes increase mortality in cancer patients and are the second most common cause of… (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - January 18, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Now Auto-Importing Positive COVID-19 Test Results
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has updated the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS) to allow positive COVID-19 test results to be automatically imported into the system. This change is intended to support the efforts of local and tribal health departments (LTHDs) to manage the large influx of positive tests resulting from the ongoing surge driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant. As a result of this new auto-import process, DHS expects COVID-19...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 14, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Combination Shown to Benefit Some Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Resistant to Single Immunotherapy
A combination of two drugs that open the floodgates to an immune system attack on cancer curtailed tumor growth in some patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that was resistant to a single immunotherapy agent, results from a recent clinica (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - January 13, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

E-cigarette users who test positive for COVID-19 are more likely to experience COVID-19 symptoms
ROCHESTER, Minn. — People who use electronic cigarettes and test positive for COVID-19 have a higher frequency of experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, compared to people who don't vape, according to new research from Mayo Clinic. The study, which is published in the Journal of Primary Care& Community Health, finds that people who vape and test positive for COVID-19 have a higher frequency of experiencing symptoms such as headaches, muscle aches and pain, chest pain, nausea… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - January 13, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to participate in Arab Health 2022 convention
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Mayo Clinic will participate in the Arab Health 2022 convention, which will be held Jan. 24–27 in Dubai. Mayo Clinic has a long history of serving patients from across the region. Mayo Clinic will have a booth during the convention in Hall 6, C10. "We look forward to returning to Arab Health, as the region is a future hub for innovation, medical education and research," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., a… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 13, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Healthcare pulmonologist offers tips to manage asthma
LONDON — Asthma is a condition where airways narrow and swell, possibly producing extra mucus and other symptoms. While asthma affect adults, it's the most common long-term disease in children. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma and more than 461,000 have died from it, according to the World Health Organization. There's no cure for asthma, and for some people, asthma is a minor nuisance. For others, it can interfere with daily… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 12, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Equity Celebration
The Geisel School of Medicine will host its 16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Equity Celebration January 14th-15th. This year’s theme is, “Race-Based Medicine: Acknowledging Medicine’s Trajectory and Our Role in Shaping Its Course.” (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 10, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Events News Martin Luther King Jr. Source Type: news

Evers Administration, DHS, DPI Remind Schools of Support, Resources Available to Help Keep Kids and Educators Safe in School as Omicron Spreads
In order to keep students, teachers, and staff safe and in school, the Evers Administration and Department of Health Services (DHS)sent a letter to all public, private, and independent charter schools detailing the tools that DHS and the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) have made available to schools to help in this effort. " We want our kids to be in the classroom and, just as we have from the beginning of this pandemic, our administration...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 10, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Military Medical Treatment Facilities Could Improve Access for Emergency C-Sections
Offering emergency c-sections could improve care for pregnant patients, address inequities and support military readiness (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - January 10, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Don't let common winter injuries take you down
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Winter is a wonderful time of year, especially if you can avoid slipping, falling and getting hurt. Sanjeev Kakar M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon who specializes in injuries to the hand and wrist, treats his share of injuries during the winter. Here are some of the common injuries Dr. Kak ar sees and how he treats them: Frostnip and frostbite Frostbite happens when the skin and underlying tissues freeze. Mild frostbite ―… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 10, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose for Everyone Ages 12 and Older
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s (CDC) recommendation that 12- to 15-year-olds should receive a single booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. DHS also supports CDC’s recommendations to shorten the booster interval from 6 months to 5 months for people who received the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines and that modera tely or severely immunocompromised 5- to 11-year-olds receive an additional primary dose of...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 7, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: yunkecfrrr Source Type: news

DHS Schedules Listening Sessions to Get Input On How Settlement Funds Should Be Used to Address Wisconsin ’s Opioid Epidemic
Theopioid epidemic has touched every corner of Wisconsin, and how the state responds to the crisis must be informed by the unique circumstances of each individual experiencing opioid use disorder, their friends and family, and their communities. Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced it will be holding virtual listening sessions around the state to determine how anticipated settlement funds from opioid manufacturers and distributors...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 6, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

DHS Provides Update on Support for Wisconsin ’s Health Care System
The Department of Health Services (DHS) today provided an update on Wisconsin ’s efforts to help health and residential care providers provide critical care to Wisconsinites during this COVID-19 surge. In collaboration with our state's hospitals and long-term care providers, since October 19, 2021, DHS has worked with staffing agencies to recruit 567 nurses, nursing assistants, and other types of health care workers to support 72 health and residential care facilities like hospitals, nursing...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 6, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Nicole Borges Appointed to National Leadership Role within AAMC
Nicole J. Borges, PhD, has been named Chair-Elect of the Association of American Medical College’s Medical Education Scholarship, Research, and Evaluation (MESRE) Section effective immediately. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 6, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News AAMC Home-feature Nicole Borges Source Type: news

Buring Receives 2021 Barbara J. McNeil Faculty Award
Julie E. Buring, ScD, of the Division of Preventive Medicine, was recently awarded the Barbara J. McNeil Faculty Award for Exceptional Institutional Service to Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - January 6, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatments
The Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that Wisconsin has received the first allocation of oral antiviral COVID-19 treatments molnupiravir and Paxlovid to treat patients diagnosed with mild to moderate COVID-19. The initial supply available to states from the federal government is extremely limited. Under guidance developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), health care providers are encouraged to prioritize prescribing these new therapeutics to those patients at...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 5, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Cardiovascular risks may be worse for thinking, memory skills in middle-aged women
ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Mayo Clinic study shows heart conditions such as coronary artery disease and cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes and high cholesterol have stronger association with decline in memory and thinking skills during midlife for women than men. That's despite a higher prevalence of those con ditions in men. The research is published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "It is well-known that men, compared to women, have… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 5, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Governor Evers and DHS Urge Wisconsinites to Test Their Home for Radon
Exposure toradon gas is one of the major contributors to lung cancer nationally, yet many people aren ’t aware that an easy-to-use test kit can tell them if their home has high radon levels. That’s whyGovernor Tony Evers has proclaimed January National Radon Action Month for Wisconsin residents. “About one out of every ten homes in Wisconsin has...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 4, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

New study highlights need for prevention efforts to address causes of cardiovascular disease in African Americans in Minnesota
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Minnesota has the lowest age-adjusted heart disease mortality in the U.S.; yet, African American adults 35 to 63 have nearly double the rate of death from cardiovascular disease, compared to their white counterparts. Findings of a new study show that basic health beliefs and demographics, such a s age, sex, marital status and level of education attained, were associated with the risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Of the study group, the prevalence of… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 4, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

The Beirut port explosion injuries and lessons learned: results of the Beirut Blast Assessment For Surgical Services (BASS) Multicenter Study - Gebran A, Khalil EA, Moheb ME, Albaini O, Warea ME, Ibrahim R, Karam K, Helou MOE, Ramly EP, Hechi ME, Matar A, Zeineddine J, Dabar G, Hajj AA, Saad GA, Hoballah J, Safadi B, Kaafarani HMA.
This is a multicenter study that reports the demographics, injury characteristics, hospital management, and outcomes of the injured patients in the Beirut blast. We demonstrated that the severity of injury was inversely correlated with the distance from th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Urgent need for blood donation
Blood donations typically drop off around the holidays, making National Blood Donor Month in January and important time to share the message about saving lives by giving blood. The COVID-19 pandemic also has affected blood donations. "The COVID-19 pandemic has really had an adverse effect on us recruiting and collecting blood donors in general," says Dr. Justin Juskewitch, associate medical director of Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Services.  Millions of people need blood transfusions each year.… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 3, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Urges Public Health Practices to Keep Kids Safe and in School
As students return to school in January, Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is asking all Wisconsin parents and guardians totake action to help slow the spread of Omicron and keep children safe in schools. DHS urges parents and guardians to collaborate with local leaders, school officials, and public health on the following actions: Get your child vaccinated for COVID-19, including a booster dose as soon as they are eligible. Ensure your child...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 30, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake ’s Statement on CDC Recommendations to Shorten Isolation and Quarantine Periods
“The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) supportsCenter for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations to shorten isolation and quarantine periods for the general public, given what we know right now about COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. Science shows that the majority of SARS-CoV-2 transmission happens early in the illness, so CDC has shortened the recommended length of isolation from 10...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 28, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Research into rare neurological disorder gives Lisa Miller a new lease on life
The changes were subtle at first. "Almost unnoticeable," says Lisa Miller, remembering the symptoms that seemed to appear suddenly in 2017. At a holiday celebration, the Front Royal, Virginia, project engineer remembers falling out of her shoes. "My left heel kept coming out from my shoes," she says. She chalked it up to too much merriment. A few months later, a co-worker told Lisa her gait was off and that she was dragging her left… (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - December 24, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Deputy Secretary Deb Standridge Statement on New FDA Emergency Use Authorizations of the First Antiviral Pills to Treat COVID-19
“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorizations for Pfizer’s Paxlovid and Merck’s Molnupiravir, the first oral antiviral medications authorized for use in mild to moderate cases of COVID-19. The federal government will begin allocation of these medications shortly and DHS is preparing for this medication to become available to eligible Wisconsinites within the coming weeks. At this time, we know that the initial supplies will be limited and we ask for...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

DHS Reminds Wisconsinites of COVID-19 Testing Options
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reminds Wisconsinites of the various ways to get tested for COVID-19. Trusted testing partners include local health departments, community testing sites, pharmacies, and health care providers. Over the counter rapid at-home COVID-19 tests can also be used before gathering with family and friends. DHS currently provides free at-home collection kits which you can send to a lab for results for all Wisconsinites. “We have to keep working together to...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: yunkecfrrr Source Type: news

Gov. Evers and DHS Announce FEMA Support for Wisconsin Hospitals
Governor Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending a 20-person team from the U.S. Navy to support Bellin Health ’s COVID-19 response in the Green Bay area. This assistance is critical for supporting hospitals and health care systems that are at or nearly at capacity. FEMA’s support was secured in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs and Wisconsin Emergency Management. “I asked for...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 21, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

DHS Issues Public Health Advisory about the Omicron Variant
Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services issued apublic health advisory calling on all Wisconsinites to take urgent action to prevent additional hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19. The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Wisconsin and is anticipated to cause a rapid increase in disease activity in the coming weeks. There is a serious risk that continued, increased numbers of COVID-19...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Clinical trial reveals that omega-3 fish oil supplements do not help prevent depression
Findings help clarify mixed results from previous studies. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Families with Children Who Did Not Receive Free or Reduced Price Meals at School Due to COVID-19 to Receive Food Benefits
Wisconsin has received U.S. Department of Agriculture approval to offer theSchool Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program for the 2021-2022 school year. This program provides vital food benefits to families when their children are not able to get free or reduced price meals at school through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or School Breakfast Program (SBP). “School P-EBT has provided critical support for families in need...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Comparison of Intimate Partner Violence Injuries Among Sexes Uncovers Higher Level of Severity for Male Victims
Study may help Emergency Department clinicians recognize key IPV trends among men and women (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake Joins First Lady Dr. Jill Biden on Visit to Children ’s Wisconsin to Encourage Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations
DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake today released the following statement after a visit to Children ’s Wisconsin in Milwaukee with First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy: “Protecting the health and safety of Wisconsin’s children is a top priority for Governor Evers and all of us at DHS. We are so proud to partner with organiza tions like Children’s Wisconsin who are pioneering family-centered approaches to ensuring children,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Online/Hybrid MPH Students Together Again for the First Time
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice’s Master of Public Health online/hybrid program met for the first time during the intensive week in December. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

Governor Evers, DHS Mark the One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Vaccine Arriving in Wisconsin
Governor Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are marking the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 vaccine administered in the state. Wisconsin first began administering the COVID-19 vaccine on December 14, 2020. In one year, over 6.8 million COVID-19 primary series doses have been administered to more than 3.5 million people. DHS has also made updates to theCOVID-19 Vaccines for Wisconsin Residents dashboard to...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Primary care clinicians adjust recommendations for colorectal cancer screening to accommodate patient needs and preferences, study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Colorectal cancer is the second-most frequent cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. Despite the availability of several effective screening tests, colorectal cancer screening rates remain below national goals. "Nearly one-third of eligible adults in the U.S. are not up to date on colorectal cancer screening, and even lower rates have been observed among populations that are traditionally underserved," says Lila Rutten, Ph.D., a health services researcher at Mayo Clinic and the… (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - December 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic: We are grateful to our patients and our staff; here are some reasons why
Halena Gazelka, M.D. ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients and staff are the heart of Mayo Clinic. Their close collaboration, determination and innovation often make what might have seemed impossible possible. In this holiday season, Mayo Clinic offers deepest appreciation to patients and staff.   "I would like to express my gratitude to patients, their caregivers and the entire Mayo Clinic staff," says Halena Gazelka, M.D., medical director for Public Affairs at Mayo Clinic. "Many of our… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

La Crosse Lighthouse Peer-Run Respite Opens
Wisconsin ’s sixth peer-run respite funded by the Department of Health Services (DHS)—the La Crosse Lighthouse—is now open. It offers a place where people with mental health and substance use challenges can stay in times of increased stress or symptoms and receive support from people who have themselves been mental health and substance use service users. “Making sure folks have the mental health and treatment services they need is an essential part of addressing substance use in our state,” said...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic stands with other health care organizations to urge public to help curb COVID-19
ROCHESTER, Minn. — CEOs from nine Minnesota health systems have come together in an appeal to the public, asking them to help our state’s overwhelmed health care system. As COVID-19 continues to surge, leaders have taken out a full-page ad in major newspapers across the state this week that highlight the critica l nature of the situation, the heartbreaking realities facing hospitals and how the community can help. Almost two years into this pandemic, Minnesota health… (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - December 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

The American Society of Hematology recognizes Stephen Ansell, M.D. of Mayo Clinic with the 2021 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has recognized Stephen Ansell, M.D., of Mayo Clinic with the highly distinguished Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize as part of its Honorific Awards to recognize exemplary hematologists who have made significant contributions to the field and have been nomi nated by ASH members. Dr. Ansell, a hematologist in the Department of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic and a distinguished leader in the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose for everyone 16 and older
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) supports the recommendation that 16- and 17-year-olds receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer)COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after having received their second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine. “The approval of the Pfizer vaccine booster dose for 16- and 17-year-olds provides another opportunity for more Wisconsinites to get additional protection from COVID-19,” said...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 10, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Liu Receives 2021 Annual Excellence in Research Award from Department of Psychiatry
Cindy Liu, PhD, of the Department of Newborn Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry, received the 2021 Annual Excellence in Research Award from Brigham and Women ’s Department of Psychiatry for her outstanding research on the measurement and mechan (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 10, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

DHS Awards $8.1 Million in Community Outreach Grants to Promote Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced $8.1 million in grants has been awarded to organizations across the state to promote health equity in COVID-19 vaccination throughout the state. The investment aims to increase vaccinations by supporting organizations to serve as trusted messengers within their communities and reduce barriers that hinder vaccine access for marginalized or underserved populations. “Ensuring every Wisconsinite has access to quality, affordable healthcare...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Geisel School of Medicine Receives Full LCME Accreditation
The Geisel School of Medicine has been awarded full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) that accredits medical schools in the U.S. and Canada. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education News Home-feature LCME Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic announces $500,000 in Season of Gratitude Awards
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has announced it is awarding $500,000 in year-end grants to 80 nonprofit organizations located in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota and Wisconsin in the communities Mayo Clinic serves. Mayo Clinic staff helped determine the grant winners, with more than 5,000 votes cast across the clinic's sites. Awardees include school districts, which received grants intended to support staff and teachers to thank them for their efforts over the past year. Other grants were… (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - December 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Butovsky Recognized as World Expert in Microglia
Oleg Butovsky, PhD, of the Department of Neurology, has been recognized as an Expertscape World Expert in Microglia. Expertscape ’s PubMed-based algorithm granted Butowsky this distinction for ranking in the top 0.1% of scholars writing about Microgli (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

First Case of the Omicron Variant Identified in Wisconsin
Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has detected the newestvariant of concern, the Omicron variant, in Wisconsin. The Omicron variant, B.1.1.529, was classified as a variant of concern by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on November 30, 2021. Variants are...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news