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Article ID: 696279

Embracing Respect and Dignity as The Next Frontier in Preventing Patient Harm

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A group of national leaders in quality and safety, led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has developed a consensus statement – a document developed by an independent panel of experts about a particular issue – intended to embrace an expanded definition of patient harm that includes non-physical harm, with the goal of improving the practice of respect across the continuum of care.

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18-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696228

BIDMC Researchers Develop Decision-Making Tool to Benefit Patients with HCV

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BIDMC researchers led a retrospective analysis of four randomized clinical trials focused on the effects of DAA therapies in patients with HCV-associated liver failure and developed a new means of predicting improvement in liver function in response to DAA treatment.

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18-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694038

Anthony Weiss, MD, MBA, MSc, Named Chief Medical Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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Anthony Weiss, MD, MBA, MSc, today joined Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) as Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

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30-May-2018 9:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694312

How Do Public ‘Report Cards’ Affect Physicians’ Treatment Decisions?

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Researchers from the Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) provide a closer look at physicians’ knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about PCI public reporting.

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9-May-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694036

Traffic-Related Pollution Linked to Risk of Asthma in Children

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New research led by scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggest that long-term exposure to traffic-related pollution significantly increases the risk of pediatric asthma, especially in early childhood.

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3-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693986

Cancer Center at BIDMC Launches Immunotherapy Institute

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The Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) today announced the launch of a new clinical and research institute that will build on BIDMC’s long history of leadership in immunotherapy and cell therapeutics.

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3-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693923

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Launches Health Technology Exploration Center

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Today Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) launched a first-of-its-kind Health Technology Exploration Center (HTEC) to speed research and innovation in the field.

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2-May-2018 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694040

Readiness is Everything: Preparing Health Care Providers to Recognize and Respond to Chemical Weapons Attacks

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In a review published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, Gregory R. Ciottone, MD, Director of the Division of Disaster Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at BIDMC, advocates for an overhaul to the systems currently in place to respond to a chemical weapons strike on U.S. soil. In addition to calling for increased training and awareness, Ciottone also proposed a triage system – available online – based on recognizing the signs and symptoms of specific agents during the early phase of a chemical weapons attack.

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26-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693192

BIDMC-Lead Team Develops New Approach to Study Non-Coding RNAs

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In a groundbreaking paper published today in the journal Cell, investigators at the Cancer Research Institute Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found dozens of important new genes, both coding and non-coding that impact sensitivity to chemotherapy. In doing so, the scientists developed a novel technique that marries CRISPR technology with big data mining to identify and assign function to non-coding RNAs

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19-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694047

New Discovery May Calm ‘Sundowning’

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For the first time, a team of neuroscientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has demonstrated circadian control of aggression in male mice and identified the specific neurons and circuitry regulating the daily pattern.

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9-Apr-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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