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Dr. Goldstein honoured with lifetime achievement award
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Gregory Ogrinc Named Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at Geisel
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton, PhD, announced today that Gregory Ogrinc, MD, MS, an internationally recognized innovator in medical education, has been name the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, a role that he has served in on an interim basis since 2014. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 19, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Insider News Press Release Features Gregory Ogrinc Home-feature medical education Source Type: news

Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women & #39;s researchers laud FDA approval of CAR T-cell therapy for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's one of the only centers certified to offer new approach (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 19, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

All five major banks supporting St. Michael’s Hospital fundraising gala
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Road to Geisel: Class of ’ 21
Meet some of the members of the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2021—Sand Mastrangelo, Shuaibu Ali, Sylvia Guerra, and Meredith Ryan—as they share their stories about what brought them to the Dartmouth community and why they wanted to pursue a career in medicine (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider Multimedia News Video class of 2021 Features Home-feature medical students Road to Geisel Source Type: news

St. Michael’s Hospital Angel Ball gala: one of Toronto’s most inspiring parties
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 18, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Vincent Gray questions contract with United Medical Center operator
D.C. Councilman Vincent Gray, D-Ward 7, has filed a disapproval resolution on a proposed contract with Veritas of Washington LLC, the vendor overseeing operations at the District-owned United Medical Center. The proposed contract of nearly $4.2 million for hospital management and operator services was submitted by the hospital earlier this month. Gray was joined by Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Council members Mary Cheh, D-Ward 3, David Grosso, I-At large, Elissa Silverman, I-At large, and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Vincent Gray questions contract with United Medical Center operator
D.C. Councilman Vincent Gray, D-Ward 7, has filed a disapproval resolution on a proposed contract with Veritas of Washington LLC, the vendor overseeing operations at the District-owned United Medical Center. The proposed contract of nearly $4.2 million for hospital management and operator services was submitted by the hospital earlier this month. Gray was joined by Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Council members Mary Cheh, D-Ward 3, David Grosso, I-At large, Elissa Silverman, I-At large, and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Department of Health Services Announces New, Easier Access to Opioid Death and Injury Data
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that data on opioid death and injury is now available through theWisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health (WISH) query system. The announcement was made at today ’s meeting of the DHS Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Steering Committee which informs Governor Scott Walker’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse. “This information can be used by anyone seeking to better understand the scope of Wisconsin’s...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 17, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Supercharge your hand-hygiene education: Are you a Tough Scrubber?
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Al-Mefty Bestowed World Federation of Neurosurgical Sciences Medal of Honor
Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS, director of Skull Base Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery, was awarded the Medal of Honor from the World Federation of Neurosurgical Sciences (WFNS) in honor of his outstanding neurosurgical achievements and educatio (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Streed Wins WPATH 2017 Outstanding Student Contribution Award
Carl Streed Jr., MD, a fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, received a 2017 Outstanding Student Contribution Award from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Wisconsin Works for Everyone: DHS Submits Report for Proposed Rule for Drug Testing Able-Bodied Adults Participating in the FoodShare Employment and Training Program
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) submitted a report to the Governor ’s Office to create a new rule relating to drug testing for able-bodied adults participating in the FoodShare Employment and Training program. 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 fro m government dependence to true independence. Under the rule, able-bodied adults participating in the FoodShare...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 13, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Give 10-Day Strike Notice to UCH Management
[Premium Times] Barely one month after their nationwide strike, the resident doctors at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Friday, gave the hospital management another 10-day strike notice to protest unpaid salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Resident Doctors Give 10-Day Strike Notice to UCH Management
[Premium Times] Barely one month after their nationwide strike, the resident doctors at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Friday, gave the hospital management another 10-day strike notice to protest unpaid salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Choudhary Awarded Funds by DARPA ’s Safe Genes Program
Amit Choudhary, PhD, of the divisions of Renal Medicine and Engineering in Medicine, earned funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to lead a research team at The Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 13, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Clothing our patients in dignity
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 12, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo debuts doctoral research training in regenerative medicine
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Seeking to spur development of innovative medical breakthroughs, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has started one of the nation?s first doctoral (Ph.D.) research training programs in regenerative sciences. The Regenerative Sciences Training Program will prepare the next generation of scientists to accelerate the discovery, translation and application of cutting-edge regenerative [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 11, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Immune response to ovarian cancer may predict survival, Mayo-led study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A group of international cancer researchers led by investigators from Mayo Clinic and University of New South Wales Sydney has found that the level of a type of white blood cell, called tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, present in the tumors of patients with high-grade ovarian cancer may predict a patient?s survival. Results of the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 11, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Dana Wins AAO Senior Achievement Award
Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH, director of the Cornea Service in Department of Ophthalmology and the Claes H. Dohlman Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School (HMS), received the 2017 Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophtha (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 11, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

St. Michael’s receives organ donation award
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 10, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Meeting an Unmet Need: Surgical Implant that Grows with a Child
A novel growth-accommodating implant could revolutionize cardiac repair (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 10, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New Congenital Heart Disease Genes Uncovered
Discoveries from “Bench to Bassinet” investigators may help answer parents’ questions about the genetic causes of heart conditions and long-term effects. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 9, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

5 new ways health care providers can apply individualized medicine to patient care
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Advancements in individualized medicine are offering health care providers new tools to quickly and accurately diagnose, treat, predict and, eventually, prevent disease. Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine,?today outlined five new ways individualized medicine has moved from the research lab into clinical care. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 9, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

eClinicalWorks launches Open Interoperability platform to improve access to health data
eClinicalWorks, a provider of healthcare IT solutions, has advanced the interoperability with the eClinicalWorks Open Interoperability (EOI) development platform. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - October 5, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

The patient as teacher
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 5, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

State Agencies Share New Report with Important Guidance for First Responders to Avoid Exposure to Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and the state Department of Justice (DOJ) are urging police, firefighters, EMTs, and other first responders to heed the directions highlighted in a new report published by the Interagency Board for Equipment Standardization and Interoperability to avoid exposure to Fentanyl and Fentanyl analogues. The...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 5, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Zhou, Reyes Nieva Awarded Harvard Catalyst Health Disparities Research Program Grant
Li Zhou, MD, PhD, and Harry Reyes Nieva, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary, received pilot funding from the Harvard Catalyst Health Disparities Research Program for their investigation in identifying health disparities within t (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 4, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Combined use of opioids and gabapentin substantially increases risk of overdose
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 3, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

St. Michael’s doctor gets call to the Hall
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 3, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Wisconsin Ranks 2nd in Nation in Electronic Health Records
October 2-6 is National Health IT Week, and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is pleased to announce the state is one of the nation ’s leaders in the use ofElectronic Health Records (EHR), which improve the quality of care for patients. The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) ranks Wisconsin second in the nation in the use of EHR, noting that 92 percent of all office-based physicians in the state have adopted...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 2, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Study ranks safety and effectiveness of cognitive enhancers for moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Wisconsin Hospitals Recognized for Excellence in Surgical Care
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today recognized seven hospitals for their excellent surgical care during 2016 at the annual Surgical Site Infection Prevention Summit in Madison, hosted by DHS and the Medical College of Wisconsin. The facilities were selected because the occurrence ofsurgical site infections among their patients was significantly lower than the national baseline in 2016. Hospitals receiving recognition include Froedtert and the...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 29, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Community Health Systems completes sale of five Pennsylvania hospitals
Community Health Systems has completed the sale of five Pennsylvania hospitals and related assets to subsidiaries of Reading Health System. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Hoteles City Express opens City Express Plus Medellin and City Express Junior Tuxtepec
Mexico City-based   Hoteles City Express has opened   City Express Plus Medellin and City Express Junior Tuxtepec in Latin America. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Neuro-Immune Crosstalk in Allergic Asthma
Study reveals a way in which the nervous system communicates with the immune system and allergic inflammation gets amplified. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

FDA approves advanced cancer detection imaging at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix
PHOENIX ? This month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a cyclotron facility at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, paving the way for a sophisticated imaging agent to detect medical conditions at early stages. The on-site availability of a cyclotron now allows Mayo Clinic to offer patients access to short-lived radiopharmaceuticals [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - September 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic responds to Puerto Rico, Mexico City in wake of disasters
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? In response to the devastation in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria and the damage to Mexico City from the recent earthquake, Mayo Clinic has extended its support through a $250,000 donation to Americares. Americares is an international disaster relief and global health organization that responds to emergency medical needs throughout the world. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Researchers review risks, recommendations for weight gain management in midlife women
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A review of the weight gain risks and challenges faced by women in midlife has led Mayo Clinic researchers to a series of recommendations for this patient population. The findings are published in this month's edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The average weight gain for women in their 50s and 60s is [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 28, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

The lab: Behind the scenes of patient care
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 27, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Brigham and Women ’s Hospital Researchers Share Findings at ASTROs Annual Meeting
Researchers from Brigham and Women ’s Hospital presented new findings at ASTROs 59th Annual Meeting: The Healing Art and Science of Radiation Oncology 2017, organized by the American Society for Radiation Oncology. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 27, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

PatientSafe Solutions closes $25m financing round
PatientSafe Solutions, a provider of mobile clinical workflow and communication solutions, has closed a $25m financing round. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 26, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

You’ve got questions? We’ve got evidence.
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 26, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo study shows drug slows stomach emptying, may individualize obesity treatment
ROCHESTER, Minn. ??Liraglutide injection, a prescription medication used to treat type-2 diabetes and obesity is associated with marked slowing of stomach emptying and is an effective weight loss therapy. These are the findings of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study by Mayo Clinic researchers published today in The Lancet Gastroenterology& Hepatology. ?Our paper shows that [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 25, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn opens epilepsy unit
NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn has opened a new unit specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, which is considered to be the fourth most common neurological illness in the US. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - September 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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