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Wisconsin Doctor Named Childhood Immunization Champion by the CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has named Dr. Jeffrey Moore of the Marshfield Clinic Merrill Center a 2018 Childhood Immunization Champion. Dr. Moore was nominated and selected from a pool of health professionals, community advocates, and other immunization leaders for making a significant contribution to public health in Wisconsin. Dr. Moore was nominated by Lincoln County Public Health Nurse Jennifer Johnson who cited his leadership, collaboration, and tireless work to...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Going above and beyond for patient experience
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 21, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Recycling in the LKSKI: Know before you throw
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Almost 1 in 3 patients used no opioids prescribed after surgery, Mayo Clinic survey finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Nearly a third of patients responding to a Mayo Clinic survey said they used none of the opioids they were prescribed after surgery. The research findings, presented Thursday, April 19 at the American Surgical Association annual meeting, also show that only about 8 percent of patients disposed of their remaining opioids. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

A snapshot of organ and tissue donation at our three hospitals
April is Be A Donor Month. Register to be an organ donor or check your status here. (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

The Next Generation of Surgeon Investigators: Surgical Trainees Answer Tough Questions Facing Surgeons and Patients
How do we define “competence” in surgical consultation? What factors lead to overuse of invasive screening tests in low-risk patients with bladder cancer? These were some of the questions asked by the fifteen young surgical investigators from the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center at the sixth annual STARS (Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium) event on April 12-13. Sponsored by the Department of Surgery, the two-day event promotes interest in surgical health services research among young and aspiring surgeons through a spirited but supportive competition. (Source: News a...
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News event med students research surgery trainees Source Type: news

Celebrating 1,436 volunteers across the network
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic environmental sustainability efforts recognized by Practice Greenhealth
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Multiple Mayo Clinic locations have received national recognition for their sustainability efforts through Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to reducing health care?s impact on the environment. The annual awards recognize health care organizations that have implemented programs to improve environmental performance and continuously work toward higher sustainability goals. This is the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - April 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Northwest Health in Arkansas joins Mayo Clinic Care Network
SPRINGDALE, Ark. ? Northwest Health in Arkansas is the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The network consists of a select group of independent health systems that work closely with Mayo Clinic to improve the delivery of health care and better serve their patients and the communities they serve. ?Northwest Health is honored [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence that anesthesia in young children lowers intelligence
But multiple doses before age 3 may mean problems with behavior, fine motor skills later in life ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence that children given anesthesia before their third birthdays have lower IQs than those who did not have it. A more complex picture emerges among people who had anesthesia [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Higher cigarette prices would save millions of people from extreme poverty and poor health around the world
Increasing cigarette prices would add to years of life lived, and cut billions of dollars in treatment costs for families globally (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: Grants Fund Expansion of Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has awarded four $250,000 grants to one county, one tribe, and two nonprofit organizations to support the expansion of medication-assisted treatment foropioid use disorder. “These grants continue our efforts to connect people in need of help with effective treatment options,” says DHS Director of Opioid Initiatives Paul Krupski. “Together, with our community partners, we are helping people reclaim their lives...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Q&A with Kevin Bradley
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Study Reveals that Bacteria Use “Memory” to Form Biofilms
In a compelling new study, an international team of researchers—including Geisel's George O’Toole, PhD—has discovered that bacteria use multigenerational “memory” to successfully form biofilm communities. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research bacteria George O'Toole microbiology Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: DHS Hosts Opioid Forum
Nearly 500 people involved in the response to Wisconsin ’sopioid crisis are in Milwaukee for a two-day event hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). Today is the first day of the Opioid Forum at the Hyatt Regency. It runs through tomorrow. “We’re sharing strategies to save lives,” says DHS Opioid Initiatives Director Paul Krupski. “This event is part of Wisconsin’s comprehensive effort to provide hope and healing to communities and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Gender gap in academic medicine negatively impacts organizations, but there are simple solutions
New study examines frontline perspectives of gender gap in academic medicine and uncovers systems-based improvements (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 10, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

New initiative equipping respiratory therapists in critical care with valuable skill set
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Department of Health Services Issues Warning About Synthetic Cannabinoids
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is warning people about the dangers ofsynthetic cannabinoids, often called “fake weed”, “K2”, and “spice”. Severe bleeding has been reported in people who have used synthetic cannabinoids, including one confirmed case in Wisconsin, and two deaths in Illinois. These products are found across the U.S. in convenience stores, gas stations, drug paraphernalia shops, novelty stores,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

‘After my transplant, I had time’: A patient’s kidney transplant journey
April is Be A Donor Month. Register to be an organ donor or check your status at our beadonor.ca page. (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

A Bridge to Primary Care for Rural Patients
Partnering with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Upper Valley Ambulance, second-year Geisel medical students Nick Valentini ’20 and Karissa LeClair ’20, created a novel solution to meeting the healthcare needs of rural patients. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Improving Lives News Dartmouth-Hitchcock Home-feature medical students primary care rural health student projects Source Type: news

Shedding New Light on Cell Sizing and Division
A study by a team of researchers at Geisel School of Medicine, featured in the Journal of Cell Biology, is revealing new details about cell cycle progression. Lead author James Moseley, PhD, describes how his team was able to track an elusive protein called Wee1 at the cell surface, and determine how it helps to regulate cell size and division. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research Source Type: news

Record Attendance at State Meeting Aimed at Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Challenges
More than 400 people attended the biannual meeting of theComprehensive Community Services (CCS) program, a record number. Hosted by the Department Health Services (DHS), the meeting brings together behavioral health professionals and consumers to ensure community services are designed to meet the evolving mental health and substance use challenges facing individuals in Wisconsin. CCS is a program that helps individuals live their best life by providing supports...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Department of Health Services and The Management Group Announce Breach of Information
The Department of Health Services (DHS) and The Management Group (TMG) are notifying IRIS participants of a breach of information due to theft of a laptop and a work bag of a TMG IRIS Consultant on February 5. TMG mailed notifications to 779 participants on April 3 who received services from TMG who have potentially been impacted by this breach of information. Due to the sensitive nature of data on the stolen laptop, all participants impacted by the breach have been offered one year of identity...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Study suggests pasta can be part of a healthy diet without packing on the pounds
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Benefits of integrative medicine extend beyond wellness, Mayo Clinic finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Integrative medicine has become an increasingly popular way to enhance treatment for health concerns. At Mayo Clinic, two forms of integrative medicine ? acupuncture and massage ? have already helped numerous patients. In a review of several case studies in Explore, Mayo Clinic researchers examined the potential role of integrative medicine as [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic experts to appear on new NBC program on Saturday mornings
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic experts will be featured in ?Health + Happiness With Mayo Clinic,? a new weekly half-hour program that will premiere on April 7 as part of the NBC Network?s Saturday morning programming block. With the addition of ?Health + Happiness With Mayo Clinic? to the three-hour educational and informational programming block, [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to coordinate new effort to expand medical research, expert care for Lewy body dementia patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer?s disease, but it is underdiagnosed, says Bradley Boeve, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist. A new program among research centers across the country intends to change that. The Lewy Body Dementia Association announced today the launch of the Lewy [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Get to know Dr. Patricia O’Campo, new interim Executive Director of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 2, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Minnesota Indian Health Service Trip 2018 Presentation April 3
This year, 23 first-year Geisel med students and five Dartmouth Institute students embarked on a journey to Minnesota and Wisconsin for spring break. Along with advisor Shawn O'Leary, the group spent time in Minneapolis with the urban Indian Community and visited five different reservations across northern Minnesota and one nation in Wisconsin. The trip gave students a glimpse into Indian history, culture, and health. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 28, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Insider News Source Type: news

Rapid Referral Clinic becoming a success story
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 28, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo study shows easy-to-use, noninvasive stimulation device can help prevent migraine attacks
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona ? A migraine is much more than just a bad headache. Migraine symptoms, which can be debilitating for many people, are the sixth leading cause of disability, according to the World Health Organization. While there is no cure, a new study published in Cephalalgia in March shows single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation is a [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - March 28, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Student Spotlight: Lindsay Holdcroft ’21—Giving Back
First-year Geisel student Lindsay Holdcroft has been coaching youth girls’ hockey since finishing her career as a standout goalie for the Big Green in 2014. “It’s been a lot of fun teaching them skills and seeing them improve, and it’s been rewarding to see them develop and gain confidence in themselves, both on and off the ice,” she says. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Education News community engagement first-year student hockey Home-feature Student Spotlight Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic?s Minnesota campus earns top score on 2018 Healthcare Equality Index
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic?s Minnesota campus has been recognized as a 2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader, registering a top score of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, a civil rights organization, on its 2018 Healthcare Equality Index. The index evaluates health care facilities? ?policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - March 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Concord Medical nabs imaging diagnostic license in China
Hospital management provider Concord Medical Services announced that Shanghai...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Concord Medical starts Chinese proton center build Concord approved for rad therapy center in China Concord Medical buys stake in proton center Concord Medical signs China deal with GE (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study finds more people relying on government catastrophic drug plans and big increase in government spending
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 26, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: State and Federal Support Are Critical for Fighting the Opioid Crisis
Below are the remarks delivered today by Paul Krupski, director of Opioid Initiatives at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), at a roundtable discussion on fighting the opioids epidemic. The roundtable discussion was also attended by U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Secretary Eric D. Hargan and Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch. Thank you for being here today. First I would like to thank Governor Walker for prioritizing the opioid crisis in Wisconsin,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 21, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Forget Iron Man: IRON MOM fights low iron in pregnant women
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 21, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Research study encourages hospitals to reduce number of paper documents created
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 21, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Geisel Students Celebrate Match Day Success
On Match Day, fourth-years students at the Geisel School of Medicine joined thousands of fellow medical students across the U.S. as they discovered where they will start their residency training after graduation. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News Home-feature Match Day med students medical education Source Type: news

Despite access to health care and medications, people with HIV in Ontario still dying at higher rates than general population
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine ascends to No. 6 in U.S. News & amp; World Report rankings
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? When Fredric Meyer, M.D., became executive dean of education, Mayo Clinic and dean of its medical school in 2016, he says he had a goal in mind. He wanted to see Mayo Clinic School of Medicine become one of the top 10 in the country. Today, as U.S. News& World Report [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo offers condolences on passing of philanthropic partner Leslie Gonda
March 19, 2018?? Leslie Gonda, a longtime Mayo Clinic patient who with his wife, Susan, supported the construction of the Gonda Building in Rochester, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, March 16, at 98. ?We are deeply saddened at the news of Mr. Gonda?s death and offer our sincere condolences to the entire Gonda family and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - March 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: State Agencies Award Grants to Six Counties to Combat Fatal Drug Overdoses
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and the state Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced they have awarded $200,000 to six counties to create or enhance local partnerships to review fatal drug overdose cases. The counties sharing the award include Dane, La Crosse, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Sauk, and Winnebago. “These reviews will help us better understand the life of each person we have lost,” said State Health Officer Karen McKeown. “Getting a full picture of what brought each...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Dr. Andreas Laupacis steps down from Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute leadership
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful Than Beneficial According to Evidence-Based Research
Dartmouth study finds e-cigarette use could do more harm than good by substantially increasing the number of adolescents and young adults who eventually become cigarette smokers and marginally decreasing the number of adult cigarette smokers who quit. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Press Release Research addiction e-cigarettes Norris Cotton Cancer Center Samir Soneji smoking cessation Source Type: news

Empowering Communities Through Photography
By putting cameras in the hands of people of all ages to share their point of view—a process called photovoice—Geisel researcher Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD TDI ’02 seeks to understand how a rural community’s infrastructure contributes to health behaviors. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 14, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Improving Lives Insider News Research aging Anna Adachi-Mejia community health rural health The Dartmouth Institute Source Type: news

New plaque honours Dr. Halperin for a lifetime of achievements
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Researchers find biomarker that predicts who will respond best to common complication from diabetes
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Opioid Crisis Response Includes Trauma-Informed Care
Professionals responding to Wisconsin ’sopioid crisis are learning how to be more engaging, empowering, and effective in prevention and treatment services through using trauma-informed care at a training held at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West today and tomorrow. This training is sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). “Trauma-informed care provides hope and healing to individuals, families, and communities,” said DHS Director of Opioid...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Convenience for patients is No. 1 with new PocketHealth platform
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news