Health care meets innovation in the Biomedical Zone
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Naloxone now available at Emergency Departments to help combat opioid overdoses
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

David A. Leib Named Chair of the Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
David A. Leib, PhD, has been named the Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Since joining Dartmouth in 2009, Leib has built a successful research program focusing on discovery and elucidation of new vaccines and therapeutics for neonatal herpesvirus infections. In addition to his research efforts, Leib also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in virology at Dartmouth. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News Press Release Research chair David Leib faculty appointment Home-feature Microbiology and Immunology Source Type: news

First-Year Medical Students Receive Their White Coats
On September 15, 92 members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2022 gathered with faculty, family, and friends for the school’s annual White Coat ceremony to don the symbol of their new profession. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Events News Video class of 2022 White Coat White Coat Ceremony Source Type: news

‘A precious sense of belonging’: Learning to evaluate the communities we live in
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

More Cases of Severe Bleeding in Wisconsin Linked to Synthetic Cannabinoids
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has confirmed 16 additional cases ofsevere bleeding caused by the use of synthetic cannabinoids containing rat poison. That brings the total number of people affected in this outbreak to 80. The counties with confirmed cases include Dane, Milwaukee, Outagamie, Rock, and now Fond du Lac. These cases have ranged in age from 16 to over 50 years old. To date, there has been one death in Wisconsin...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

South Africa:Eastern Cape Health Appoints Fort England Hospital CEO
[Govt of SA] The Eastern Cape Health Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Fort England Hospital CEO, Nosisana Toni with effect from today. She was introduced to hospital management, board and staff today and resumed her duties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nanoparticle Therapeutic Restores Function of Tumor Suppressor in Prostate Cancer
Leveraging advances in mRNA and nanotechnology, investigators demonstrate that tumor suppressor PTEN can be restored in preclinical models of prostate cancer (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Genomic Dark Matter Activity Connects Parkinson ’s and Psychiatric Diseases
Comprehensive study reveals an expanding universe of ‘darkest of the dark matter’ RNAs in dopamine-producing cells in our brains (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic and Medica announce plans to create insurance products
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic and Medica launched an agreement to jointly develop health insurance products and services for consumers across the country. These new product offerings will draw on Mayo Clinic?s expertise in health care delivery, offering an unparalleled experience as the most trusted source of care for complex health care needs. Medica, Mayo [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Sepsis Week sheds light on a little-understood killer
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

UNREST: Movie and Expert Panel Q & A
The Geisel School of Medicine and the Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association are sponsoring a viewing and expert panel discussion for UNREST, an award-winning documentary about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), disabling and complex illness. The event will be held Oct. 16, from 4:00 - 6:00 PM in Auditorium E at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News event movie panel discussion Source Type: news

State, Counties, Tribes Commit to Transformation of Behavioral Health System for Children
At a meeting today in the Wisconsin Dells, more than 400 behavioral health professionals furthered their commitment to Wisconsin ’s Children’s System of Care, a Department of Health Services (DHS) initiative to enhance the public behavioral health system’s care and treatment services for children...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: Program Guides Opioid Overdose Survivors to Health and Healing
A program that helpsopioid overdose survivors avoid another overdose and encourages them to stay engaged in treatment has expanded to cover 22 hospital emergency departments through a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). ED2Recovery is managed by Wisconsin Voices for Recovery. “ED2Recovery helps opioid overdose survivors understand that addiction is a health condition that can be treated,” says DHS Director of Opioid...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Two St. Michael’s researchers named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

St. Michael’s awarded for championing organ donation
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Prescribing employment: Study identifies key features of interventions to help patients get jobs
Study examines health-care interventions to support patients seeking work (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 10, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

BWH Receives First NICU-installed MRI system in U.S. on Sept. 8
Designed for safe imaging of newborns; expands neurocritical care in the NICU (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 10, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

BWH Listed on Indeed.com ’s Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Hospitals
Brigham and Women ’s Hospital earned the No. 10 spot on Indeed.com’s 2018 list of “Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Hospitals.” Honorees represent the leaders in employee experience among U.S. hospitals, based on ratings and reviews published on Indeed by c (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 10, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award to support efforts to prevent evictions in Olmsted County
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Efforts to prevent evictions in Olmsted County, Minnesota will get a $50,000 boost, thanks to a grant sponsored by Mayo Clinic The ?Eviction Prevention? project is the winner of the 2018 Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award ? an annual award given by Mayo Clinic to address communitywide health priorities in Olmsted County. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Staying Emotionally Healthy When Disaster Strikes
As parts of the state continue to face new and extended flooding conditions, it is important to remember to take care of yourself physically and mentally. Storms and floods not only damage property, they can affect your emotional well-being. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) offers these tips to help people cope with the stress and unexpected changes natural disasters can create: Talk with others who understand how you feel. Don ’t isolate yourself. Exercise. Even something...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

How olive oil and sleep could stave off heart attacks and strokes: New study examines plasma protein’s role
Apolipoprotein A-IV linked with thrombosis in new study (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program hosts 'Battle of the Badges' -- friendly competition among first responders for a good cause
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? First responders choose their careers for many reasons, including working with the public, creating safe communities for everyone to enjoy, and saving lives. Join and help promote the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program in its ?Battle of the Badges? blood donation challenge, which supports Olmsted County?s first responders. WHAT: The ?Battle of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic physicians receive Stand up to Cancer Catalyst Award for melanoma research
This study, ?Neoactivate?, will test two novel approaches to the treatment of patients with high-risk, stage 3 melanoma guided by specific mutations within [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study Finds High Rates of Stress Events, Suicidality Among College Students
One in five students surveyed reported thoughts of suicide in the last year (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Use of simulated medical images improves accuracy of computers with AI
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic doubling the size of its Phoenix campus to meet patient demand
PHOENIX ? To meet the increasing demand to treat patients with complex health conditions in the growing Southwest, Mayo Clinic announces a $648 million expansion that will nearly double the size of its Phoenix campus over five years. The Arizona Forward Project will add 1.4 million square feet of building space (to the existing 1.7 [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - September 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New Mayo Clinic Expansion Continues Path of Historic Growth
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? In the midst of unprecedented economic growth stretching more than three years, Mayo Clinic today announced a new investment of $144 million for two major capital projects that soon will be constructed on its burgeoning 400-acre Florida campus. ?As a destination medical center, these projects deepen Mayo Clinic?s commitment to providing our [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - September 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

What's next in precision medicine: Moving new discoveries into daily clinical care
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Experts in individualized medicine ? the concept of shaping health care based on lifestyle, environment and genetic code ? will be in Rochester Sept. 12-13 to present how the newest discoveries can be applied to personalized health care. These experts will be available for interviews at Individualizing Medicine 2018: Advancing Care Through [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Urgent Care Visits Increase as Emergency Room Visits Fall
New findings suggest that patients are more likely to visit urgent care centers over emergency rooms for treatment of low-acuity conditions (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Top tips for sleeping soundly this school year
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Department of Health Services Reminds Residents in Flooded Areas to Take Steps to Make Sure Their Water is Safe to Drink
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) wants to encourage residents in flooded areas to make sure their drinking water is safe, whether a resident has a private well or is on municipal water service. Private well owners: Do not use water from a private well that has been or is flooded. If the water is cloudy, smells bad, or is colored, DO NOT DRINK IT. Wait until floodwaters recede and test the well for contamination. While water is being tested, drink bottled water or water from a...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Eight More Cases of Severe Bleeding and Hospitalizations Due to “Fake Weed” in Wisconsin
Wisconsin continues to see cases of severe bleeding following the use of synthetic cannabinoids, often called “fake weed,” “K2,” and “spice.” The bleeding occurs asthese products contain rat poison (brodifacoum). Overall, Wisconsin has seen 54 cases since March of this year, with 40 confirmed and 14 probable. Counties with confirmed cases include Dane, Milwaukee, Outagamie, and Rock. “There have been eight new cases in the last two weeks,”...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Clark Receives Partners Quality and Safety Innovation Award
Cheryl Clark, MD, ScD, a hospitalist and program director of Health Equity Research and Intervention (HERI) in the Center for Community Health and Health Equity (CCHHE), led the team that won the inaugural Partners Quality and Safety Innovation Award (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

One-third of opioid-related deaths in Ontario were among people actively treated with a prescription opioid in 2016
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Flooding, Storm Damage, and Labor Day Weekend: Keeping Your Family Healthy and Safe
For many people, the Labor Day Weekend is a last chance to get in family trips and activities before school begins and summer turns to fall, but holiday weekend falls on the heels of extreme weather conditions leading to widespread flooding and storm damage. Governor Scott Walker has issued a statewide disaster declaration, directing state agencies to assist in the response and recovery efforts. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), along with other state agencies, offers these...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Flood Recovery: Replacement Benefits Available for FoodShare Members
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is working to assist residents affected by severe weather throughout much of the state, including record-breaking rainfall, widespread flooding, and extreme storms including damaging straight-line winds and possible tornadoes. Governor Scott Walker has declared a statewide State of Emergency and directed all state agencies to assist in recovery and response. The Department of Health Services announced today that replacement FoodShare benefits...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Kenya:Woman Who Lost Mum in the Hands of 'Negligent' KNH Medics Claims Her Life is in Danger
[Nairobi News] A city woman has sought help online accusing Kenyatta National Hospital management of calling for her arrest after she recorded their negligence that led to her elderly mother's death. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Division of Public Health Receives National Accreditation
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Public Health is now nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), state health officials announced today. Wisconsin ’s Division is now among only 200 health departments (out of 3,000) to achieve this level of quality. Hospitals, day care centers, schools, and universities have long seen the value of accreditation, and now a similar designation is in place for public health departments at a national level. “Th e...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Diabetes medication increases cardiac energy in diabetes patients through glucose and fatty acid oxidation, study finds
Study suggests potential for diabetes patients at high cardiovascular risk to improve cardiac energy through diabetes medication (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Study of Rare Cancer Yields Therapeutic Clues to Combat Drug Resistance
Results point to combination therapy for patients with NUT midline carcinoma; may apply to other forms of cancer (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Applied Health Research Centre co-authors four articles in two high-impact journals within four days, sharing decades of work that will impact patient care
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 28, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Care co-ordination improves health of older patients with multiple chronic diseases
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 28, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

New medications for diabetes management have additional heart benefits, study finds
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Ross procedure may provide longer survival and better quality of life, study suggests
Compared to mechanical aortic valve replacement surgery, researchers find the largely unused Ross procedure may provide important benefits to adult patients (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

World’s largest transfusion study in cardiac surgery changes transfusion practices around the world
Lower thresholds for blood transfusion result in positive patient outcomes six months after heart surgery (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Morse Honored as 2018 Soros Equality Fellow
Michelle Morse, MD, MPH, assistant program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program and associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity, was selected as a 2018 Soros Equality Fellow by the Open Society Foundations for developin (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

The ARRIVE Trial of Daily Aspirin Does Not Demonstrate Lower Risk of First Cardiovascular Event
Study of aspirin as a primary prevention for cardiovascular events reports fewer events than expected for overall study population (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 26, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Weight Loss Drug Shows No Increased Risk in Cardiovascular Outcomes
Results presented at the European Society of Cardiology meeting (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 26, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Avoiding a pain in the back(pack)
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 24, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news