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Article ID: 719457

New Prostate Cancer Biopsy Reduces Risk of Infection, Improves Accuracy

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine is among the first centers to offer a new minimally invasive prostate cancer biopsy that minimizes the risk of infection and may increase the cancer detection rate. It's called the transperineal prostate biopsy.

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23-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Chance DNA Test Connects Cancer Patient to Donor Who Saved Her Life

Article ID: 718653

Chance DNA Test Connects Cancer Patient to Donor Who Saved Her Life

Loyola University Health System

On the day he was born, Patrick Davey saved a woman's life. His parents donated his umbilical cord blood, which was used in a stem cell transplant that saved the life of cancer patient Holly Becker.

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9-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Genetics, Stem Cells, Surgery, Transplantation,

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Article ID: 718478

How Sepsis Care Program Saves Lives and Reduces Costs

Loyola University Health System

A sepsis care quality improvement program saves lives, shortens hospital stays and reduces healthcare costs, according to a study by researchers at Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago.

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4-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718477

Pharmacists in the Emergency Department Speed Delivery of Critical Drug to Patients with Life-Threatening Bleeding

Loyola University Health System

A first-of-its-kind study has found that when a pharmacist is present in the emergency room, patients on blood thinners who experience life-threatening bleeding receive a live-saving coagulation drug much more quickly.

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4-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718464

Richard Freeman, MD, Named Regional Chief Clinical Officer of Loyola Medicine

Loyola University Health System

Richard K. Freeman, MD, MBA, FACS, has been named regional chief clinical officer of Loyola Medicine, effective November 4.

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4-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Loyola Medicine Names Regional VP of Professional and Support Services

Article ID: 718268

Loyola Medicine Names Regional VP of Professional and Support Services

Loyola University Health System

Elizabeth E. Early, FACHE, has been named regional vice president of professional and support services in a newly created role for Loyola Medicine.

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30-Aug-2019 5:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Loyola Medicine Appoints Regional Chief Nursing Officer

Article ID: 718265

Loyola Medicine Appoints Regional Chief Nursing Officer

Loyola University Health System

Peggy Norton-Rosko, DNP, RN, NEA-C, has been named regional chief nursing officer for Loyola Medicine. Norton-Rosko will lead all nursing practices for Loyola Medicine which includes Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and MacNeal Hospital.

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30-Aug-2019 5:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Health System Giving Patients Free Vegetables to Improve Their Health

Article ID: 716944

Health System Giving Patients Free Vegetables to Improve Their Health

Loyola University Health System

In an innovative program to improve the health of low-income patients, Loyola Medicine and its partners are giving patients a weekly cornucopia of fresh vegetables grown on urban farms. It's called VeggieRx.

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5-Aug-2019 1:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunites with Four Good Samaritans Who Saved his Life

Article ID: 715033

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunites with Four Good Samaritans Who Saved his Life

Loyola University Health System

When Hutz Hertzberg collapsed at Midway Airport in full cardiac arrest, four God Samaritans saved his life by administering CPR and shocking his heart with an airport defibrillator. He made a full recovery, and they reunited on the one-year anniversary of his cardiac arrest.

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27-Jun-2019 4:20 AM EDT
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Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease,

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Article ID: 714280

This Father's Day, Make Sure Dad is Watching His Health

Loyola University Health System

With Father's Day coming up, now is a good time for dads to take stock of their health and make sure they're current on screening tests for leading diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

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12-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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