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Bringing the geriatric medicine community online, one tweet at a time
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 23, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Influenza Is Already Making the Rounds In Wisconsin
State health officials say the flu season is getting an early start in Wisconsin. “We’ve already had reports of flu cases and hospitalizations due to the flu, so we want to encourage people to get their flu shots as soon as possible,” said State Health Officer Karen McKeown. From September 1- September 22, 2017, there have been 19 confirmed cases of influenza in Wisconsin a nd 8 hospitalizations, compared to 5 confirmed cases and two hospitalizations during the same period in 2016. The flu shot...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Researchers examine whether religion influences rates of cervical cancer screening
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Visit Intersurgical at European Symposium of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) Conference, Vienna
Intersurgical has announced it will be showing its full range of respiratory products at ESICM LIVES, the annual conference from the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

UPMC invests in hospital, add to services in Italy
UPMC ’s latest international investment is a 50 percent ownership stake in a Rome hospital that will also lead to an expansion of its cancer and thoracic treatment across Italy. The 75-bed Salvator Mundi International Hospital is now jointly owned by UPMC and its operator, Rome International Hospital Management Srl. The nearly 60-year-old hospital was founded and spent much of its life operated by the Sisters of the Divine Savior before RIHM took over in 2012. It has three operating theaters in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

UPMC invests in hospital, add to services in Italy
UPMC ’s latest international investment is a 50 percent ownership stake in a Rome hospital that will also lead to an expansion of its cancer and thoracic treatment across Italy. The 75-bed Salvator Mundi International Hospital is now jointly owned by UPMC and its operator, Rome International Hospital Management Srl. The nearly 60-year-old hospital was founded and spent much of its life operated by the Sisters of the Divine Savior before RIHM took over in 2012. It has three operating theaters in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Geisel Announces New Master ’ s Degree in Health Data Science
Dartmouth’s Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) is offering a new master’s degree with a concentration in health data science beginning in fall 2018. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News Press Release Biomedical Data Science education Features graduate education master's degree Source Type: news

India has avoided 1 million child deaths since 2005, new study concludes
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Planning makes perfect in stairwell demolition project
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 19, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Cincinnati Children ’s installs Toshiba Medical's advanced CT technology
Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital Medical Center in Ohio, US, has installed Aquilion ONE / GENESIS Edition from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, in order to offer improved pediatric patient care. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Fujifilm Medical Systems provides diagnostic imaging solutions to three healthcare systems in US
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., a provider of diagnostic imaging solutions, has secured new contracts to boost diagnostic imaging capabilities at three healthcare systems in the US. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 17, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Paynter Dixon wins early works tender for Gladstone ED in Queensland
Australia-based Paynter Dixon has secured the tender to carry out early works on the new A$42m ($33.6m) Gladstone Hospital Emergency Department (ED) in Queensland. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 17, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Enjoy Wild Game Safely This Season
State health officials are reminding hunters, their families, and anyone who serves or eats wild game to make sure the meat is cooked thoroughly before eating. Last year, an outbreak of trichinellosis (trichinosis), a disease people can get by eating raw or undercooked meat from animals infected with the microscopic parasite, Trichinella, sickened three Wisconsin residents. The outbreak was associated with eating undercooked bear meat. Trichinella is...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 15, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Most people newly recommended to take statins are from disadvantaged backgrounds, less likely to have health insurance and take medications as prescribed: study
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 15, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Rare Genetic Cause of Peritoneal Mesothelioma Points to Targeted Therapy
Genetic rearrangement in the ALK gene found in young women with mesothelioma may be targetable with FDA-approved drugs. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 14, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

MedLever and HKSH collaborate for new MR-guided proton therapy solution
MedLever and the Hong Kong Sanatorium& Hospital (HKSH) have collaborated to develop the information backbone to support the new MR-guided proton therapy solution, which is being developed at the hospital. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 12, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Hospital Management Review
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres. 03/28/2017 This 50-page report looks at the challenges, lessons, and accomplishments in hospital management to develop strategies that will enable Doctors Without Borders to successfully set up, govern, implement, and exit inpatient projects in all types of contexts. The review sought to uncover broad trends that can inform how to facilitate the institutional support of the Operational Centre Geneva (OCG) to the biggest challenges of the management of hospital structures. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

NICU preemies tackle their fall reading list
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 9, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

CFD winner of 2017 ASPIRE award
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 6, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Older adults who are frail are more likely to have negative outcomes following trauma, new study finds
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 6, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

MedAptus introduces intelligent patient assignment software for nurses
Boston-based healthcare technology company MedAptus has introduced ASSIGN for Nurses, a new software programme that matches the right patients with the right nurse by applying a protocol engine intended to tackle the complexities of patient assignmen … (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 5, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Open Mike with Joseph Hall
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 5, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Micronova ’s Range of Products
Processing and cleaning controls continue to grow more stringent in biotechnology and pharmaceutical production. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 4, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Tenet Healthcare and Paladin Healthcare to sell hospitals in Philadelphia
Tenet Healthcare and Paladin Healthcare have signed an agreement to sell Tenet ’s Hahnemann University Hospital, St Christopher’s Hospital for Children and other related operations in Philadelphia. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 3, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin Works for Everyone: Thousands of Wisconsin Residents Gain Employment Through the FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) Program
According to a new report issued by the Department of Health Services (DHS), the FoodShare Employment and Training program (FSET), which helps people remove the barriers that prevent them from gaining employment, continues to successfully assist thousands of participants in securing good jobs. As part of Governor Scott Walker ’s Wisconsin Works for Everyone reform, more than 18,000 people moved from government dependence to true independence through FSET. The year two report shows: 18,299 FSET...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 1, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

CynergisTek to provide MDS programme for pediatric hospital
US-based healthcare cybersecurity solutions provider CynergisTek ’s Managed Document Services (MDS) programme has been selected by an undisclosed pediatric hospital based in the South. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - August 31, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Researchers discover that MRI can measure kidney scarring and predict future kidney function
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 31, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

ED renovation will open doors to better patient flow
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 30, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

King Hamad University Hospital purchases ARxIUM ’s RIVA system
King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) in Bahrain has purchased pharmacy automation developer ARxIUM ’s RIVA system for its hospital pharmacy. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - August 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

First-Year Medical Students Don Their White Coats
The 92 members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2021 ended their first full week of classes on a high note as they donned the symbol of their new profession. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News class of 2021 Features Home-feature medical education medical students White Coat Ceremony Source Type: news

Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Endometriosis Diagnosis
Women in the Nurses ’ Health Study II who breastfed were significantly less likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Reid Health deploys germ-zapping robot to reduce risk of infection
US-based hospital Reid Health has deployed a new LightStrike ‘germ-zapping robot’ to disinfect surgery and patient rooms. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - August 27, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Anti-Inflammatory Therapy Cuts Risk of Lung Cancer
Cardiovascular study gives researchers a unique opportunity to explore and disrupt cancer ’s progression. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 27, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Inflammatory Hypothesis Confirmed: Reducing Inflammation Without Lowering Cholesterol Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Events
Landmark randomized clinical trial of high-risk patients finds that a drug targeting inflammation reduced risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 27, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Brain recovery longer than clinical recovery among athletes following concussion, new research suggests
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Geisel Researchers to Receive $1 Million Award for Comparative Outcomes Research
A team of Geisel researchers will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to design new methods for comparing the effectiveness of alternative therapies that can lead to improvements in practice and better outcomes for patients.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Press Release Biomedical Data Science Dartmouth-Hitchcock Features grant Home-feature PCORI research Tor Tosteson Source Type: news

HotSpot Study Shines New Light on the Granite State ’s Opioid Crisis
Geisel researchers take a close look at New Hampshire’s complex opioid epidemic, and one city’s novel response. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 23, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News Press Release Center for Technology and Behavioral Health Clinical Trials Network drug addiction Features fentanyl Home-feature Lisa Marsch New Hampshire opioid addiction opioid crisis Source Type: news

Columbia China to build hospital in Zhejiang, China
Columbia China, a 50-50 joint venture between Seattle ’s Columbia Pacific Management and Singapore investment company Temasek, began construction on a 500-bed multi-specialty hospital in Zhejiang Province. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - August 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New report finds number of people being prescribed opioids to treat pain in Ontario stabilized, but many still exceed recommended daily dose; Growing number of people being treated for opioid addiction
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Wang Joins the Journal of Pineal Research Editorial Board
Xin Wang, PhD, director of the Neuroapoptosis Drug Discovery Laboratory in the Department of Neurosurgery, was selected to join the editorial board of the Journal of Pineal Research. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Contact in sports may lead to persistent differences in the brains of young, healthy athletes, study finds
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 22, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Al Jalila Children ’s Specialty Hospital selects Vocera’s smartphone technology
Al Jalila Children ’s Specialty Hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has selected Vocera Communications’ smartphone technology in a bid to improve communication and pediatric care. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - August 21, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

First Human Cases of West Nile Virus for 2017 Reported in Wisconsin
State and local health officials are advising residents to continue to protect themselves against mosquito bites as they announce this year ’s first confirmed human cases ofWest Nile virus(WNV) in residents of Oconto and Fond du Lac Counties. The majority of WNV human cases in the state occur during the months of August and September. However, the risk of contracting WNV and other mosquito-borne illnesses is present anytime mosquitoes are active, so...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 21, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Health team exploring how to prescribe income security
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - August 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

D ’Ambrosio Honored by American College of Chest Physicians
Carolyn D'Ambrosio, MD, MS, FCCP, director of the Harvard-Brigham and Women's Hospital Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, was selected by the American College of Chest Physicians ’ a (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

University Health System selects Premier for clinical and financial analytics
University Health System, a teaching hospital and network of outpatient healthcare centers in San Antonio, Texas, has selected Premier, a healthcare improvement company, to provide supply chain, clinical and financial analytics and services that supp … (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - August 17, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin Works for Everyone: DHS to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Rule for Drug Testing Able-Bodied Adults Participating in the FoodShare Employment and Training Program
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will hold a public hearing on August 21, 2017, to propose an order to create a new rule relating to drug testing for participants in the FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program who are able-bodied adults. The proposed rule is part of the policy amendments included in 2015 Wisconsin Act 55 and supports Governor Scott Walker ’s efforts to help people move from government dependence to true independence...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - August 17, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Geisel Students Confront Granite State ’s Opioid Epidemic
Project 439 seeks to stem the rising tide of opioid overdose deaths in New Hampshire while helping those struggling with substance abuse protect their health. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Insider News community health community service Features Home-feature medical students opioid opioid crisis Source Type: news

Going Beyond the Books at Geisel
Learning about the challenges medically underserved populations face, or have faced, is essential to providing good care. Created by students from Geisel School of Medicine, Beyond the Books gives voice to these community members and teaches future physicians the value of listening.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News Video community service Features medical education medical students Upper Valley Haven Source Type: news

Going Beyond the Books at Geisel (Video)
Learning about the challenges medically underserved populations face, or have faced, is essential to providing good care. Created by students from Geisel School of Medicine, Beyond the Books gives voice to these community members and teaches future physicians the value of listening.  (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News Video community service Features medical education medical students Upper Valley Haven Source Type: news