Study examines cost of HIV medication across Canada
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Taking Care of Ourselves to Better Care for Others
Envisioning a culture that values self-care among clinicians, Cathy Pipas, MD, MPH '11, and John Damianos '20, co-facilitated a Geisel pilot course to help medical students and faculty manage the demands of the profession. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News medical education wellness Source Type: news

HealthTech.Belgium: Speeding up innovation in Europe
A new government-funded initiative officially launched in Belgium this year to help medtech and eHealth projects get access to the support needed to advance their work, called HealthTech.Belgium. The project is a collaborative effort of three industry associations: the Belgian Federation of Technology Companies (Agoria), the Belgian Federation of the Medical Technology Industry (beMed-Tech), and the Belgian Association of Hospital Managers (ABDH). (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Four dried fruits found to be low on glycemic index and a possible food source for people with diabetes
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: New Grants to Help Inmates in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction
Inmates living withopioid use disorder at 16 county jails are eligible for a medication-assisted treatment program funded by a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The program is designed to help people stay off heroin and prescription painkillers after they are released. “The need for opioid use disorder treatment reaches across all populations, including people in the criminal justice system,” says DHS Director of Opioid Initiatives...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Investigation of the accidents recorded at an emergency management center using the Pareto chart: a cross-sectional study in Gonabad, Iran, during 2014-2016 - Beheshti MH, Hajizadeh R, Farhang Dehghan S, Aghababaei R, Jafari SM, Koohpaei A.
This study investigated the accidents recorded at the Gonabad Hospital Management Center for Hospital Management from 2014 to 2016, and identified important causes or parameters that influenced the incidence of accidents using the Pareto chart.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Brigham Researchers Develop Smartphone-Based Ovulation Test
Artificial intelligence used to detect signs of ovulation in a woman ’s saliva automatically and at low cost (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 11, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Fresenius Expands Presence in China With Investments and Acquisitions
Fresenius Medical Care is letting it be known that it wants to have a stronger presence in China, one of the fast-growing emerging markets. Last week the Bad Homberg, Germany-based company announced a ton of acquisitions and investments in dialysis centers and renal hospitals in China. Here’s the breakdown: The company acquired a 70% share of Guangzhou KangNiDaiSi Medical Investment Co., Ltd, which focuses on dialysis and related chronic disease services. KangNiDaiSi has three independent hemodialysis centers under construction in the cities of Guangzhou and Zhaoqing in Guangdong province, which borders H...
Source: MDDI - December 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: DHS Issues Public Health Alert to Local Health Officials about Suspected Opioid Activity
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today issued its first public health alert to local health departments in counties wheresuspected opioid drug overdose activity has taken place. DHS uses theNational Syndromic Surveillance Program BioSense Platform to learn about the suspected increase in activity so it can alert affected health departments. This process allows for more timely communication...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 10, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Using data analytics to help improve patient care
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

St. Michael’s Hospital’s Dr. Jiwon Oh leading national MS research project
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

CMS Approves Temporary Extension of SeniorCare
The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it is granting a temporary extension of Wisconsin ’s SeniorCare waiver, which is set to expire at the end of 2018. The temporary extension allows the program to continue as CMS finalizes its review of the application for a long-term extension. In April of 2018, under the direction of Governor Scott Walker, the Department of Health Services (DHS) submitted an application requesting an extension of its Section 1115 Research and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

PEMM Student Arielle Baker Receives Prestigious National Fellowship
Arielle Baker, Guarini ‘19, a PhD candidate in the neuroscience track of the Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (PEMM), has received a Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship. She will be working with the Committee on Women at the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to advocate for the participation and retention of women in these disciplines. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News Research award fellowship grad student Guarini School public policy Source Type: news

Helping Others Heal: An appeal to consider giving
When Bob and Monica Jacoby look at the building that?s named in their honor at Mayo Clinic in Florida, their view travels almost 360 degrees. It starts with the people and technology inside the building, including a cyclotron and radiochemistry lab to make radioactive particles that are driving a wave of innovation in medical imaging. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - December 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

From the waiting room to the boardroom: the importance of patient and family advisors
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers identify new strategies that may improve CAR-T cell therapy
SAN DIEGO ??Mayo Clinic researchers have developed two new strategies that may improve the performance of chimeric antigen receptor therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in treating cancer. They are presenting results of their preclinical research at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego. Reducing toxicity in CAR-T cell therapy ?While [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Poor sleep, missed meals, less mobility and stress in hospital may lead to readmission
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

New Grants to Rural Hospitals Address Health Care Workforce Shortages
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today the recipients of new grants totaling close to $300,000 over two years to assist rural hospitals in filling “high need, high demand” positions – those where the demand for specific professionals exceeds the supply of available workers. The grants support education and training for an array of allied health professionals, including surgical technologists, substance abuse counselors-in-training, centr al service technicians,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Director Steven Leach Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Steven D. Leach, MD, director of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey Distinguished Chair in Cancer at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: News Press Release Research AAAS cancer faculty achievement Home-feature Norris Cotton Cancer Center Steven Leach Source Type: news

Investigators Honored at Discover Brigham
The Brigham Research Institute (BRI) announced 2018 award recipients at Discover Brigham, an annual event intended to bring together the Brigham community, as well as the greater public, to educate and inspire collaboration around innovative science, (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo researchers say oral apixaban safe and effective for treating blood clots in cancer patients
SAN DIEGO ??Mayo Clinic researchers have found that an oral drug, apixaban, used to treat blood clots in patients undergoing cancer therapy, is safe and effective. The drug was associated with fewer major bleeding events and fewer recurrent blood clots, compared to low-molecular- weight heparin. Their findings were presented at the annual meeting of the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New initiative increases access to science for students in Regent Park
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 1, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Celebrating those who ‘have forever left their mark’: This year’s Research Month Awards winners
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

REID showcases Specialized Complex Care’s innovative work
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Honey, I shrunk the lab: Technology for making small devices has a big impact for St. Michael’s and Ryerson researchers
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Honey, I shrunk the lab: Lab for making small devices has a big impact for St. Michael’s and Ryerson researchers
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Research 101: What it takes to innovate
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

How viruses hijack part of your immune system and use it against you
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? An enzyme intended to prevent autoimmune disease can be hijacked and used by some viruses to avoid immune detection. That discovery from Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators appears in PLOS Biology. There's also good news. The same team also defined how much viral genetic material is needed to reverse the process and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

ECHO program helps far-flung health-care workers treat complex addiction cases
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 28, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Adult Smoking Hits a New Low in Wisconsin
New data show thatstatewide efforts to reduce smoking rates are paying off, with the state ’s smoking rate falling to 16% in 2017 after several years at 17%, according to the Department of Health Services’ Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey (BRFSS). One of the biggest reductions is among those aged 35-44, down to 19% in 2017 from 24% in 2016. There are also signs that s moking rates may be starting to fall for some groups that have higher...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Clinical trial finds minimally invasive retinal detachment treatment offers patients better outcomes
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Dr. Carolyn Snider returning home as new Chief of Emergency Medicine for St. Michael’s
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 27, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Trazadone has similar risk of falls and major fractures in seniors with dementia compared with antipsychotics
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 26, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

#HopeActLiveWI: Madison and Milwaukee Organizations Receive $250,000 Grants for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is expanding access to effective treatment foropioid use disorder through partnerships with two community organizations. ARC Community Services, Madison, and United Community Center, Milwaukee, each have received $250,000 to offer medication-assisted treatment in their regions. “Medication-assisted treatment is the gold standard of care for people diagnosed with an...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 26, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Geisel Researchers Employ Machine Learning on Instagram Data to Identify Substance Use Risk
Results from an innovative new study conducted by a team of researchers at Geisel are the first to show that machine learning approaches can be used to identify potential substance use risk behavior, such as alcohol use, among social media users. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 26, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Press Release Research alcohol Home-feature machine learning Saeed Hassanpour social media study substance use Source Type: news

Dr. Nancy Baxter outlines strategies to fight gender bias in article for British Journal of Surgery
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Sweetened drinks pose greater diabetes risk than other sugary foods
Public health strategies to cut sweetened drink consumption could be useful, say researchers (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 22, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Improving Breast Cancer Surgery (Video)
Geisel professor and surgeon Richard Barth, MD, teamed up with two Thayer engineers to dramatically improve the accuracy of breast cancer surgery. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 22, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Jennifer Durgin Tags: Multimedia News Research Video campaign cancer Home-feature innovation Interaction Norris Cotton Cancer Center Richard Barth Steven Leach surgery Source Type: news

Easier access to your health information: MyChart hits 5,000 active users
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 22, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

What goes into the design of an inpatient floor?
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 21, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Getting a Flu Shot Now Can Help Protect You and Your Holiday Guests
Health officials are encouraging Wisconsin residents to include flu shots in their planning for upcoming holiday get-togethers with family and friends. “We all want to protect our elderly relatives, the new babies joining the family tree, students home from school, and other family and friends who gather at our homes for holiday events,” said State Health Officer Karen McKeown. “Getting a flu shot is a great way to help keep yourself— and y our holiday guests—healthy this flu season.” Some 7,530...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Expert alert: Communication with care team helps patients with epilepsy reach goals
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? You?ve likely heard it before: Communication with your health care team helps you better manage your illness. David Burkholder, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist, says that?s especially true for patients and their families dealing with a complex disorder like epilepsy. Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder in which brain activity becomes [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic issues statement in support of equality for transgender patients
As Transgender Awareness Week wraps up, Mayo Clinic leaders John Noseworthy, M.D., President& CEO; Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., President& CEO Elect and Jeff Bolton, Chief Administrative Officer, issued the following statement today in support of equality for transgender patients and community members: ?Mayo Clinic values and respects our transgender and gender non-conforming patients, employees [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Our Shared Values reception honours network’s award winners
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

State Health Agency Urges Safety When Processing, Cooking, and Eating Wild Game
As Wisconsin ’s gun deer season gets underway, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) wants to remind hunters, their families, and anyone who serves or eats wild game or birds tomake sure the meat is handled properly and cooked thoroughly before it is eaten. “Wild game meat, including venison, bear meat, and wild fowl may contain a variety of bacteria and parasites that can cause illness in humans if the meat is not properly cooked,” cautioned...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Jagadeesan and Bueno Receive NIBIB Grant
Jayender Jagadeesan, PhD, of the Department of Radiology, and Raphael Bueno, MD, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery, were awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineer (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

The 50th anniversary of Canada’s first successful heart transplant
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Dartmouth Undergrads Learn by Doing in Geisel Labs
Every year, hundreds of Dartmouth undergraduates learn the ins and outs of research with Geisel faculty. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Jennifer Durgin Tags: Education Multimedia News Research Video alumni campaign Dartmouth undergraduate Diane Gilbert-Diamond Duane Compton Source Type: news

Mental Health Grant Awards to Assist Youth in Need
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Department Children and Families (DCF) awarded a $250,000 grant to Columbia, Green Lake, Sauk, and Waushara counties, to work together to provide an in-home mental health crisis stabilization service for local youth. A voluntary service, in-home mental health crisis stabilization for youth is designed to help young people better understand the cause of their psychological distress, while teaching them healthy coping skills to manage similar...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Angels Den’s battle for breakthroughs awards more than $400,000 to St. Michael’s researchers
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 14, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news