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Newswise: UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution

Article ID: 714874

UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution

University of North Carolina Health Care System

UNC Health Care leads the innovation of telehealth by developing a fully integrated solution that enables patients to easily access providers through enhanced functionality of their My UNC Chart patient portal. Partnering with American Well, UNC Health Care launched the Telehealth (clinical) app into its Epic electronic health record (EHR) workflow that now offers patients video visits and video consultations with one click.

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25-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging
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    20-Jun-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 714582

Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Scientists from University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a method for creating radioactive tracers used in PET imaging.

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19-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Scientists Make Single-cell Map to Reprogram Scar Tissue into Healthy Heart Cells
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Article ID: 714515

Scientists Make Single-cell Map to Reprogram Scar Tissue into Healthy Heart Cells

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

To heal hearts after heart attack, UNC School of Medicine researchers developed a stable, reproducible, minimalistic platform to reprogram human fibroblast cells in scar tissue into functional cardiomyocytes, the cells of healthy heart tissue.

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18-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Researchers identify traits linked to better outcomes in HPV-linked head and neck cancer

Article ID: 714400

Researchers identify traits linked to better outcomes in HPV-linked head and neck cancer

University of North Carolina Health Care System

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers identified characteristics that could be used to personalize treatment for patients with a type of head and neck cancer linked to HPV infection.

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14-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

Article ID: 714207

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

University of North Carolina Health Care System

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to fund research that will address the challenge of achieving long-term weight loss among patients with obesity cared for at primary care practices.

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11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713788

Study: Men with Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Who Choose Active Surveillance Often Don’t Follow Monitoring Guidelines

University of North Carolina Health Care System

Researchers found just 15 percent of a group of men with early-stage prostate cancer received biopsies and other tests according to active surveillance guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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31-May-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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Newswise: If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?

Article ID: 713460

If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Newborn screening is required in the U.S. and differs slightly depending on which state you live in. For the most part, it’s done before a newborn baby leaves the hospital and includes a blood test that screens for 30-50 serious health problems that usually arise in infancy or childhood, and could hinder normal development.

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24-May-2019 9:50 AM EDT
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Newswise: UNC-Led ACCURE Trial Remedies Racial Disparities in Treatment for Early-Stage Lung and Breast Cancer Patients

Article ID: 712730

UNC-Led ACCURE Trial Remedies Racial Disparities in Treatment for Early-Stage Lung and Breast Cancer Patients

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Results from a study published in The Journal of the National Medical Association show that a pragmatic system-based intervention within cancer treatment centers can nearly eliminate existing disparities in treatment and outcomes for black patients with early-stage lung and breast cancer.

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10-May-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: UNC and Partners Receive Up To $10.7 Million to Research Chlamydia Vaccine

Article ID: 712676

UNC and Partners Receive Up To $10.7 Million to Research Chlamydia Vaccine

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chlamydia is the most prevalent bacterial STI in the world. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers, in partnership with colleagues at sites in the US, Europe and Australia, will receive up to $10.7 million over five years from the NIH to move closer to identifying a vaccine.

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9-May-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: UNC School of Medicine Geriatrics Initiative Providing 
Special Care to Patients with Dementia

Article ID: 712148

UNC School of Medicine Geriatrics Initiative Providing Special Care to Patients with Dementia

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

The Dementia Friendly Hospital Initiative will reach a total of 3,900 employees in four hospitals across North Carolina to raise awareness of how patients with dementia experience care, and to meet their unique needs with strategic and compassionate treatment.

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1-May-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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