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Loyola Medicine Researchers Recommend Increased Medical Sideline Coverage for Chicago Public High School Football Games

Loyola Medicine

Researchers at Loyola Medicine recently completed a follow-up study to reassess the state of medical sideline coverage during football games and practices at the 99 Chicago public high schools.

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19-Nov-2019 3:50 PM EST
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Study Identifies Barriers High Schools Face When Implementing and Enforcing State Concussion Laws

Nationwide Children's Hospital

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated the barriers high schools across the country face when implementing state concussion laws.

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14-Nov-2019 10:10 AM EST
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At Public Hospitals, Going 'Lean' Has Improved Finances and Efficiency, Reports Journal of Healthcare Management

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Over half of public hospitals in the United States have adopted the "Lean" management strategy, leading to improvement in financial performance and efficiency, reports a national survey in the November/December issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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18-Nov-2019 3:15 PM EST
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Heart pump devices associated with serious complications in some patients shortly after heart stent procedure

Washington University in St. Louis

In critically ill patients who require a heart pump to support blood circulation as part of stent procedures, specific heart pumps have been associated with serious complications, according to a new study led by cardiologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Released:
18-Nov-2019 12:15 PM EST
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UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project

University of Illinois at Chicago

A $9.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will help the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Department of Public Health improve maternal outcomes in Illinois.

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18-Nov-2019 10:15 AM EST
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Dermatologists Address Responsible Opioid Prescribing Practices in New Guidelines

American Academy of Dermatology

Recommendations suggest that opioids are not routinely needed for pain management after most dermatologic procedures, and minimizing their use helps improve patient care and safety

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18-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Loyola Medicine Hospitals Nationally Recognized with 'As' for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Medical Center and Gottlieb Hospital were awarded ‘A’ grades for safety in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing hospital achievements for protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.

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14-Nov-2019 4:20 PM EST
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Injection drug use: not the same across Canada

Universite de Montreal

A new study by researchers at the University of Montreal shows close to 172,000 Canadians injected drugs in 2016, up from 130,000 just five years earlier, but support varies.

Channels: Addiction, AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Blood, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Patient Safety, Substance Abuse, Local - Canada,

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14-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST
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