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Article ID: 694972

Four Harvard Medical School Scientists Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators

Harvard Medical School

Four Harvard Medical School scientists are among the 19 individuals named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators on May 23.

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    22-May-2018 7:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 694452

Addressing Challenges of Value Assessment in Healthcare

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held a session, “How Can We Address the Current Challenges in Value Assessment?”, at ISPOR 2018 in Baltimore, MD, USA.

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    22-May-2018 5:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 694403

Worst Form of Black Lung Disease Appears Resurgent Among Coal Miners

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Progressive massive fibrosis (PMF), the most debilitating and deadly form of black lung disease, is increasing among U.S. coal miners despite the implementation of dust controls decades ago, according to new research presented at the ATS 2018 International Conference.

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Article ID: 694402

Medicaid Expansion Associated with Decline in ICU Stays

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

A new study suggests that states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) saw a decline in ICU utilization among patients hospitalized for conditions for which hospitalizations may have been prevented through early interventions.

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Researchers Identify Spike in Severe Black Lung Disease Among Former US Coal Miners

University of Illinois at Chicago

The number of cases of progressive massive fibrosis, the most severe form of black lung disease, has been increasing dramatically among coal workers and especially younger workers in central Appalachia. These new findings represent the first-ever documentation of this spike and were presented by Kirsten Almberg, research assistant professor of environmental and occupational health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, at the American Thoracic Society meeting in San Diego on May 22.

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“A Beautiful Ghetto,” Three Years Later: A Conversation About Healing

The Institute for Integrative Health

The Institute for Integrative Health and the Gordon Parks Foundation announce the upcoming exhibition and program series, A Beautiful Ghetto, at the Institute for Integrative Health’s event space from March 15 through May 24, 2018.

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Article ID: 694450

ISPOR Panel Discusses Recommendations and Rationale of “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative”

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held a session, “‘Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative’—Reflections on the National Academies Report” [IP11], ISPOR 2018 in Baltimore, MD, USA.

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ISPOR Presents 2018 Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, recognized honorees of the ISPOR Awards Program at its ISPOR 2018 conference in Baltimore, MD, USA this week.

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Article ID: 694445

Digital Health—Help or Hype?

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held its second plenary session, “Digital Health—Help or Hype?,” at ISPOR 2018 in Baltimore, MD, USA.

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