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Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST
Many older adults face new disabilities after hospital stays for serious illnesses
American Geriatrics Society

Older adults often face new disabilities after a hospital stay for a serious illness.

Newswise: Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Board Members Launch Fundraising Campaign in Support of Dr. Robert H. Harris Emergency Care Center
Released: 24-Feb-2020 8:05 AM EST
Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Board Members Launch Fundraising Campaign in Support of Dr. Robert H. Harris Emergency Care Center
Hackensack Meridian Health

The Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees has launched a fundraising campaign to secure donations in support of the future Dr. Robert H. Harris Emergency Care Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center, named by Mary Ellen Harris and the Golden Dome Foundation, which officially broke ground in October 2019.

Released: 19-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST
ER patients may care less about a doctor’s race and gender than previously thought
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Black or white, man or woman, providers got similar satisfaction and confidence scores from simulated patients in new research with implications for quality reporting

Released: 19-Feb-2020 8:50 AM EST
Thousands of uninsured kidney disease patients strain Texas emergency departments each year
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

More than 10,000 uninsured patients sought care at Texas emergency departments for lifesaving kidney dialysis in 2017, incurring more than $21.8 million in hospital costs, according to researchers from UTHealth.

Newswise: New, Leading-Edge CT Scanner for Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Released: 18-Feb-2020 11:15 AM EST
New, Leading-Edge CT Scanner for Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center opened a second computed tomography (CT) scanner in its emergency department in February.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: ‘Swiper’s Thumb?’ Explore Some Common Tech-Related Injuries
Released: 12-Feb-2020 1:40 PM EST
The Medical Minute: ‘Swiper’s Thumb?’ Explore Some Common Tech-Related Injuries
Penn State Health

Thanks to society’s fondness for electronic gadgets, so-called tech-related injuries are on the rise. Learn how to ease the pain – or even prevent it in the first place.

Newswise: University Radiology Makes Major Gift in Support of New Emergency Department at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge
Released: 11-Feb-2020 8:05 AM EST
University Radiology Makes Major Gift in Support of New Emergency Department at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce a gift of $150,000 from University Radiology in support of the new Emergency Department currently under construction at the Old Bridge campus of Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center.

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Released: 10-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST
Common medication may lower risk of 'broken heart' during bereavement
University of Sydney

The increased risk of heart attack or "a broken heart" in early bereavement could be reduced by using common medication in a novel way, according to a world-first study led by the University of Sydney and funded by Heart Research Australia.

Newswise: How to Best Help Patients Breathe After Trauma
Released: 7-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST
How to Best Help Patients Breathe After Trauma
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Surgery researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are joining the Nashville Fire Department and nearly two dozen emergency medical service agencies across the country in a Department of Defense (DOD)-funded clinical trial aimed at improving survival with breathing techniques used to keep patients alive at the scene of a trauma.

Released: 6-Feb-2020 10:25 AM EST
Gaps Remain in Rural Opioid Crisis Research
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rural areas have been hit hard by the opioid crisis, but few studies have been done to understand how to improve access to treatment and reduce the overdose death rate in these communities, according to a new study by Rutgers University, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University.



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