Metro resident opens second jiu-jitsu gym
The Gracie Barra Alabama gym concept has expanded with a second location. Kaliffa Oliveira, a Riverchase resident, and Frank Roncadori have opened a jiu-jitsu gym in Greystone at 5510 U.S. 280 S. The location, which opened in December, is the second for the duo. A Pelham gym opened in 2012. According to the Hoover Sun, the gyms offer classes in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, j udo and Muay Thai kickboxing. Oliveira, who is a lifelong competitor in the sport with national titles, will teach two classes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Stephanie Rebman Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Heidi Gardner
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Emma Persad
Cochrane is made up of13,000 members and over50,000 supporters come from more than130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.Many of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane as researchers, citizen scientists, medical students...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Medtronic founder Earl Bakken knew how to inspire his employees
Medtronic founder Earl Bakken loved teaching and meeting patients. He died in October 2018. Earl Bakken made history when he invented the battery-powered, wearable cardiac pacemaker in a Minneapolis garage in 1957. But three years later, the company he co-founded was floundering and desperately needed cash. To show the board of directors that the $200,000 they had raised would be put to good use, Bakken wrote a mission statement for the company. Nearly 60 years later, that mission statement continues to guide Medtronic and inspire its 86,000 employees. Each receives a medallion that encapsulates the mission state...
Source: Mass Device - December 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Bioelectronic Medicine Blog Business/Financial News Cardiac Assist Devices News Well Medtronic universityofminnesota Source Type: news

10 Top Questions You Had For Dr. Google In 2018
(CNN) — People were curious about the keto diet, ALS and endometriosis in 2018. Those are just a few of the health-related topics that had Internet surfers in the United States turning to Dr. Google with questions this year, according to a top 10 list from the search engine giant. The data, based on search terms, was collected from January to mid-December. Last year, some of the top health-related questions searched on Google included what causes hiccups, how to stop snoring, how long flu lasts and what is lupus. Some of the top health-related questions on Google in 2016 were related to Zika, traumatic brain injuries...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat Google Local TV Source Type: news

New hospital to be built in Elk Grove
A new medical center and teaching hospital run by California Northstate University is coming to Elk Grove. Officials from the for-profit medical school unveiled plans for a 250-bed hospital Thursday morning. Renderings show that the new hospital would be located adjacent to the university’s campus at 9700 West Taron Drive. The facility will be about 500,000 square feet, according to David Fong, desig n principal on the project with San Francisco-based Fong& Chan Architects. Dr. Alvin Cheung,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight National Safe Toys and Giving Month: December is prime time for gift shopping for loved ones. In particular, all are encouraged to pay close attention to the toys that are purchased and gifted to children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children’s toys may be exposed to lead. Toys that have been made in other countries and then imported into the United States or antique toys and collectibles passed down through generations increase risk the risk for children to lead exposure. The U....
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - December 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

INSANITY: Public schools ordered to teach little boys that males menstruate
(Natural News) In the age of genderless, fake humans, it’s only fitting that the public school system reinvent its curriculum to indoctrinate innocent children into believing that boys as young as eight years old can have periods just like girls, right? This is what’s reportedly happening in the United Kingdom, anyway, where the Brighton &... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing's Year in Review
It ’s never too late to teach an old brand new tricks (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Moving beyond role-play: evaluating the use of virtual reality to teach emotion regulation for the prevention of adolescent risk behavior within a randomized pilot trial - Hadley W, Houck C, Brown LK, Spitalnick JS, Ferrer M, Barker D.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the current pilot study was to evaluate the acceptability and preliminary impact of using immersive virtual reality environments (IVREs) paired with a brief emotion regulation and risk reduction intervention (ER + IVRE) relative t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Update on FE pay in Wales
Thanks to lobbying by the Joint Trade Unions in Wales, the Welsh Government has provided additional funding to the Further Education sector in Wales. Last week, Colegau Cymru (CC) subsequently made an improved offer on pay to the Joint Trade Unions as follows: All teaching grades up to and including Main Grade 6 lecturers – a rise of 3.5% Upper spine (UP 1 – 3) – a rise of 2% All staff on Management contract (excluding senior post holders) –  a rise of 1.5% Business support – (salaries below £19,500) – a rise of 4.5% Business support – (salaries above £19,501) &nd...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Cyrmu FE pay further education Source Type: news

Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane ’s citizen science platform, breaks records in Mexico
Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane ’s citizen science platform, is a global community of volunteers who are helping to classify the research needed to support informed decision-making about health care.The job of the Cochrane Crowd community is to review descriptions of research studies to identify and classify randomized controlled trials (RCTs), a type of study that is considered the gold standard for clinical trials. Reports of RCTs are then fed into Cochrane ’s Central Register of Controlled Trials, helping Cochrane authors and other systematic reviewers around the world quickly find the evidence they need to determi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Teaching medical students about domestic violence and sexual abuse: teachers' perception of barriers and facilitators - Rojas P, Rain C, Cuadra V, Casta ñón C.
BACKGROUND: Considering the frequency of sexual abuse and domestic violence (SA-DV) in the population, the likelihood of a medical student meeting patients with this problem is substantial. However, most students do not consider SA-DV in their differential... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

The Roadblocks to Universal Health Coverage and How NGOs Can Help Remove Them
By Pape Amadou Gaye, Chief Executive OfficerDecember 18, 2018There are two big things holding us back.en fran çaisWhy haven ’t we achieved health for all yet? Forty years ago, the global health community committed to achieving primary health care for all by 2000. But today, about half of the world ’s population still does not have full access to essential health services.Could public-private partnerships finally get us there? Last month at the Africa Health Business Symposium (AHBS) in Johannesburg, an annual event we helped sponsor, hundreds of health ministers, government official...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Leadership and Governance Policy & Advocacy Private-Sector Approaches health financing Primary Health Care Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Blast off! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is getting into Summer Reading! A Universe of Stories is coming to public libraries this summer in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Explore DNA and family history, make stardust, discover astronaut food, and more with our science programs for kids, teens, and adults. Check out the NNLM Summer Reading Manual for program guides created in partnership with the Collaborative Summer Library Program. National Safe Toys and Giving Month: Decembe...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - December 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Crisis on the game board - a novel approach to teach medical students about disaster medicine - Drees S, Geffert K, Brynen R.
Introduction: Every year, natural and other disasters cause significant loss of life around the world. This calls for an improved response from, among others, the health professions to strengthen disaster medicine, whether relating to prevention, em... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Leading the Charge
Imagine being a freshman at college on a basketball scholarship. You know this scholarship is your ticket out of your small mining town and on to a brighter future. Now imagine being told that you might lose your foot due to a misdiagnosis of an ankle injury.That is exactly what happened to Frank Washenitz, now VP, Head of Global and NA Sales Enhancement at Mylan. Luckily for Frank, he did not lose that ankle. The experience, however, left him sensitive to the fragility of health, the need for improvement in medicine and a desire to make a difference.“Looking back, I never really had a plan to be in pharma training, ...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jill Donahue Source Type: news

Student nurse teaches life-saving skills to vulnerable youngsters
A student nurse has told how she is putting her new skills into practice in a voluntary role helping to keep young people at risk of violent crime safe.   (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 14, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The woman who volunteered to have her body embalmed, frozen and sliced 27,000 times
Sue Potter, who died at 87 in 2015, donated her body to be sliced and digitized by the University of Colorado for teaching. But she also recorded herself for 15 years so students can better understand her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Akure Community Opposes Akeredolu's Plan for State Hospital
[Premium Times] Some traditional rulers and residents of Akure on Wednesday, protested against the plan by the Ondo State governor to convert the state's specialist hospital into an annex of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Free, Online MeSH Webinars by the National Library of Medicine: 2019 Highlights and PubMed Searching in January 2019
Please join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2019, introducing you to 2019 Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) and teaching you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches and alerts. Registration is required (see below). NLM Webinar: 2019 MeSH Highlights Join NLM staff for a highlight tour of the 2019 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation will feature: Addition of systematic reviews publication type Additional clinical trial publication types Subheading changes for manpower, s...
Source: MCR News - December 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List Source Type: news

‘Creative’ AlphaZero leads way for chess computers and, maybe, science | Sean Ingle
Former chess world champion Garry Kasparov likes what he sees of computer that could be used to find cures for diseasesGarry Kasparov is not only humanity ’s greatest ever chess player but its highest-profile victim of artificial intelligence. His loss to IBM’s super computer Deep Blue in 1997 made global headlines and left him feeling bitter and, well, blue. Yet there is a warm glint in his eye when he talks about AlphaZero, the game-changing che ss programme that took just four hours to teach itself to becomethe strongest in history.Related:Magnus Carlsen beats Caruana in tie-breakers to retain World Chess cr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sean Ingle Tags: Chess Sport Garry Kasparov Source Type: news

Kenya: Report Reveals Huge Toll of Neglect at Mathari Hospital
[Nairobi News] The government's reduced funding to Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital in Nairobi has seen doctors forced to prescribe drugs that are not very effective, and which have serious side affects on patients, a report by the Senate Health Committee says. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bedside Teaching in Neurology Bedside Teaching in Neurology
How might bedside teaching be most effectively used in neurology? This review discusses the theoretical foundations of bedside teaching and reviews the evidence available to support its use.Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The reading behavior of students in the digital age
(University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) Knowing how to study properly takes practice, and this is especially true when students are working on academic texts. However, the way we read in this digital age and thus how we understand texts and generate knowledge has changed. Researchers at Carl von Ossietzky Universit ä t Oldenburg and Friedrich-Alexander-Universit ä t Erlangen-N ü rnberg (FAU) are now researching how to innovatively design university-level teaching in this digital age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2018, MeSH Webinars: 2019 Highlights and PubMed Searching in January 2019
Please join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2019, introducing you to 2019 Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) and teaching you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches and alerts. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - December 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Art of Teaching: Perspectives on the Role of Radiologists as Master Educators
Why radiology is really all about teaching. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - December 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Mina S. Makary, MD Usama Awan Tags: Burnout Patient Relations Practice Management Source Type: news

New chair appointed to major teaching trust
A major teaching trust has appointed a new chair to take over when its current chair, the National Data Guardian, steps down next year (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

That was the year that was
January saw the union launch a campaign to encourage local government pension funds to divest from carbon – in other words, to pull their hard-earned money out of environment-unfriendly businesses. Some £16bn of local government pension funds is invested in fossil fuels and, with five million members in those schemes, the campaign can make an impact. Later that month, the higher education service group conference met in Chester. “We have to stand up for our members’ rights,” delegates agreed – particularly in the face of Brexit. Just over 10% of all university workers come from elsewher...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article campaigning care workers equal pay equality health care Industrial action local government organising recruiting recruiting and organising success Source Type: news

That was the year that was – the year in UNISON
January saw the union launch a campaign to encourage local government pension funds to divest from carbon – in other words, to pull their hard-earned money out of environment-unfriendly businesses. Some £16bn of local government pension funds is invested in fossil fuels and, with five million members in those schemes, the campaign can make an impact. Later that month, the higher education service group conference met in Chester. “We have to stand up for our members’ rights,” delegates agreed – particularly in the face of Brexit. Just over 10% of all university workers come from elsewher...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article campaigning care workers equal pay equality health care Industrial action local government organising recruiting recruiting and organising success Source Type: news

Relations of early childhood education teachers' depressive symptoms, job-related stress, and professional motivation to beliefs about children and teaching practices - Jeon HJ, Kwon KA, Walsh B, Burnham MM, Choi YJ.
This study used teacher questionnaires to investigate the relationships of early childhood education teachers' depressive symptoms, professional motivation, and job-related stress to their beliefs about children and teaching practices. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Online game trains players how to sort waste correctly
(University of British Columbia) A simple online game can teach people to more accurately sort waste--with lasting results, a new UBC study has found. Study participants who played the game developed by UBC researchers received immediate feedback on their sorting choices. The second time they played--when feedback was no longer provided--players still improved their average accuracy from 69 per cent to 84 per cent. Even when a week passed between games, players still improved their accuracy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What more could we do to prevent veteran suicides? Survey reveals clues
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Every day, 20 veterans die by suicide -- and most choose a firearm to do it. A new survey of veterans who receive VA mental health care could guide suicide prevention efforts. Ninety-three percent said they would approve of the VA offering options to address firearm access - such as having health providers ask about veterans' access to firearms, providing gun locks, or teaching veterans' family and friends about suicide warning signs and firearm safety. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Enhance your Interdisciplinary and Team Science Skills
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an inter-disciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingl...
Source: Public Policy Reports - December 11, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Pilot study of a brief WeChat intervention in China to increase students' willingness to assist a flushing student to reduce alcohol use - Zhang F, Yuen LW, Ding L, Newman IM, Shell DF.
OBJECTIVES: This pilot study tested the effectiveness of a brief alcohol-related intervention delivered by the social media app WeChat to teach about ethanol-induced facial flushing and increase the willingness of students who see another student flushing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Interprofessional education model for geriatric falls risk assessment and prevention - Brown DK, Fosnight S, Whitford M, Hazelett S, Mcquown C, Drost JC, Kropp DJ, Hovland CA, Niederriter JE, Patton R, Morgan A, Fleming E, Steiner RP, Scott ED, Ortiz-Figueroa F.
BACKGROUND: One in three people over the age of 65 fall every year, with 1/3 sustaining at least moderate injury. Falls risk reduction requires an interprofessional health team approach. The literature is lacking in effective models to teach students how t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Teaching trust appoints new medical director
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new medical director, it has been announced. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Join NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Milliner as one of the panelists for the ALSC webinar: Leadership in Youth Services Part 2: Leadership in Action on December 11 at 2:00 PM ET. Working with children in a library setting provides vast opportunities to create and hone leadership skills if you know where to find them. By cultivating these skills in yourselves and others, you will elevate your profession and your community by creating and implementing beneficial programs and services. This webinar wi...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

CQC: Leadership must improve at ‘dysfunctional’ heart unit
Leadership and management problems from service to trust level contributed to failures at a London teaching trust’s heart surgery unit, the Care Quality Commission said today. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What can a snowflake teach us about how cancer spreads in the body?
(University of Southern California) What can seashells, lightning and the coastline of Britain teach us about new drugs for cancer? The answer, according to a team of researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, may revolve around fractals, the infinitely complex patterns found in nature. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Oishei Children's Hospital attains top rating on national list
The John R. Oishei Children's Hospital was recognized this week by the Leapfrog Group as a Top Hospital, the only one recognized across New York state. The hospital, part of Kaleida Health, was among just 6 percent of hospitals across the U.S. to receive the distinction. Nationally, the Top Hospitals list includes 118 hospitals in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Included are 35 general hospitals, 13 children's hospitals, 53 teaching hos pitals and 17 rural hospitals. Oishei Children's was… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Ohio Wrestling Coaches Save High School Athlete Who Collapsed During Practice
  LAKEWOOD, Ohio (FOX 8 NEWS) -- A couple of wrestling coaches at St. Edward High School are being credited with saving the life of a young athlete, who collapsed during practice last week. Assistant Coach Mark Jayne told Fox 8 News, "The student athlete was gasping, could not breath, there was like long gaps in between, so I know that does not count as breathing and he wasn't responding.” Jayne, who teaches CPR in his health class and certifies students, faculty and staff, grabbed an AED that had been secured by another coach, and applied the pads as directed. Read more at FOX 8 News. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: FOX 8 News Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Videos Source Type: news

Ohio Wrestling Coaches Save High School Athlete Who Collapsed During Practice
  LAKEWOOD, Ohio (FOX 8 NEWS) -- A couple of wrestling coaches at St. Edward High School are being credited with saving the life of a young athlete, who collapsed during practice last week. Assistant Coach Mark Jayne told Fox 8 News, "The student athlete was gasping, could not breath, there was like long gaps in between, so I know that does not count as breathing and he wasn't responding.” Jayne, who teaches CPR in his health class and certifies students, faculty and staff, grabbed an AED that had been secured by another coach, and applied the pads as directed. Read more at FOX 8 News. (Source: JEMS: Journa...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: FOX 8 News Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Videos Source Type: news

Health System in Haiti Takes Key Step by Launching National Tuberculosis Tracker
By Atwood Raphael, Deputy chief of party, USAID/Haiti Strategic Health Information System ProgramDecember 17, 2018Newly digitized data will help  the government address the disease, decide where to invest in clinics and staff, and more.Haiti ’s government this year launched a national electronic platform for reporting and tracking tuberculosis (TB), a key step in its efforts to capture, monitor, and report all patient-level data across the country.Information on cases of TB —a contagious and often deadly disease plaguing the Caribbean nation—is being prepared for aggregation into the System d&rsquo...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Tuberculosis Haiti Source Type: news

6 Central Florida hospitals make top national list for 2018
Orlando Health, Florida Hospital and Nashville,Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare Inc. all had local hospitals land on a national watchdog's list of top medical facilities for 2018. Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit The Leapfrog Group listed more than 118 facilities in categories for best general, rural, teaching and children's hospitals for its 2018 Top Hospitals awards. The group used its national hospital survey to rank its choices, which were only eligible to be recognized if they got an A for their… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Research funding is short-changing humanities subjects | John Marenbon
The humanities subjects do not benefit from the research excellence framework. They need a better systemThe government ’s research excellence framework (Ref) is perhaps the ultimate in bureaucratic exercises. It aims every seven years to assess, department by department, every “research active” academic in the UK. The aim is laudable: to ensure that a stream of research funding (known as QR) is distributed to universities fairly and transparently. But for the humanities, the Ref does nothing but harm.Few would quarrel with the principle of a system of assessment for the humanities based on reading and jud...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: John Marenbon Tags: Universities Education Higher education Research Research funding Science Academics Lecturers Source Type: news

St. Louis hospital earns spot on national ranking
Mercy Hospital St. Louis was named to the Leapfrog Group ’s list of the 2018 top hospitals. Only 118 hospitals across the U.S. were recognized on Leapfrog’s ranking, which compares hospitals’ performance on national standards of patient safety, quality, efficiency and management structures that prevent errors. Mercy was the only St. Louis-area hosp ital that appeared on the list. In addition, Mercy Hospital St. Louis was named one of Leapfrog’s top teaching hospitals. Mercy Hospital Springfield… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

St. Louis hospital earns spot on national ranking
Mercy Hospital St. Louis was named to the Leapfrog Group ’s list of the 2018 top hospitals. Only 118 hospitals across the U.S. were recognized on Leapfrog’s ranking, which compares hospitals’ performance on national standards of patient safety, quality, efficiency and management structures that prevent errors. Mercy was the only St. Louis-area hosp ital that appeared on the list. In addition, Mercy Hospital St. Louis was named one of Leapfrog’s top teaching hospitals. Mercy Hospital Springfield… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Epidemiological scope of traditional gold panning with trauma in emergency service at Gabriel Tour é teaching hospital - Mangané M, Almeimoune A, Diop TM, Dembélé AS, Diallo B, Napo A, Sogoba Y, Bomou Y, Doumbia M, Koita S, Tambassi SI, Diango MD.
INTRODUCTION: Traditional gold washing traumatism during traditional gold panningfalls within the scope of occupational accidents, which are common pathologies in developing countries such as Mali. Our work aimed to study traumatism during tradition... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dayton-area university's teaching pharmacy to open in February
A Dayton-area university is moving forward with its plans to open a Greene County pharmacy. Cedarville University will open the Cedar Care Village Pharmacy at 63 N. Main St. in downtown Cedarville in February 2019. The address is the site of the former Cedarville Hardware, which closed last year after owner Glenn Fawcett's death. Cedar Care will serve as a teaching pharmacy for the univ ersity's pharmacy students. The village of Cedarville has been without a pharmacy sine 2015. Cedarville Mayor… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 3, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cecilia Salomone Source Type: news