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Article ID: 711912

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty Selected for Induction as AANP Fellows

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Three faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) have been selected for induction as Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP). Jason Farley, Kimberly McIltrot, and Vinciya Pandian were chosen for their contributions to health care practice, research, education, and policy.“These faculty model what it means to be nurse practitioners—exceptional leaders, advanced critical thinkers, and innovators serving individuals and entire populations,” says Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, dean of the school.

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Article ID: 711878

Alcohol Relapse Rate Among Liver Transplant Recipients Identical Whether or Not There is A 6-Month Wait Before Transplant

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Alcohol Relapse Rate Among Liver Transplant Recipients Identical Whether or Not There is A 6-Month Wait Before Transplant 04/25/2019 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More Credit: Getty Images For decades, patients with liver disease related to alcohol use have been told they must be sober for six months before they can get a liver transplant. Many die before that six-month wait period is up. Now, a growing number of researchers are questioning that six-month waiting period.

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Article ID: 711886

Prior Authorization Obstacles Unnecessarily Delay Patient Access to Cancer Treatments, Physician Survey Finds

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Restrictive prior authorization practices cause unnecessary delays and interference in care decisions for cancer patients, according to a new survey of nearly 700 radiation oncologists — physicians who treat cancer patients using radiation— released today by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Experts will discuss the findings at an online press briefing at 9:30 am ET on Thursday, April 25.

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Article ID: 711606

From Eagle Scout to Operating Room and Back Again

Cedars-Sinai

It was in the Boy Scouts, decades before he came to Cedars-Sinai, that Dr. Nicholas Nissen, surgical director of Liver Transplantation, learned about going above and beyond the call of duty. On Thursday, April 25, he will receive one of the highest honors bestowed by Scouts USA: The rank of Distinguished Eagle Scout.

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Article ID: 711504

Few At-Risk Adults Getting the Diabetes Prevention Help They Need

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Using data from the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, Johns Hopkins researchers report that few American adults eligible for diabetes prevention programs are being referred to, or participating in, these programs.

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