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Business  Apr 07

Planning for Long-Term Care

“A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” – Hunter S. Thompson

Clinical  Apr 07

Plan to Address Mental Health Crisis

A bipartisan U.S. Senate group looks to ease the burden on Americans suffering from mental health and substance abuse disorders…

Clinical  Apr 06

Artificial Intelligence, Real Results

Developers have created a new tool that combines predictive analytics with artificial intelligence to improve outcomes and decrease…

Clinical  Apr 06

Surgeons Test Technology with Potential to Expand Lung Transplant Donor Pool

Organ transplant patient Michele Coleman receives a follow-up exam a few months after surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis gave her a new set of lungs.

Clinical  Mar 29

AMA on Ending Opioid Epidemic

Opioid and heroin abuse have skyrocketed in America prompting new guidelines and regulations from the CDC and FDA. The AMA weighed in…

Clinical  Mar 28

Cells Have Strategies to Get Back on Track After Replication Stress

In a recent review paper published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University scientist Alessandro Vindigni, Ph.D., describes the strategies cells use when their DNA faces replication stress, challenges that may derail a…

Clinical  Mar 03

Findings may guide design of new drugs

Genetic errors identified in a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may reduce risk of heart attacks…

Business  Feb 29

‘Trigger Tool’ Available for Hospitals and SNFs

How can ‘trigger tools’ identify adverse events?

Clinical  Feb 29

Cancer Stats & Facts

Each year the American Cancer Society releases the latest data as a litmus test of where the nation stands in the fight against cancer.

Clinical  Feb 24

Technology may improve treatment for deadly brain cancer

Using a laser probe, neurosurgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have opened the brain’s protective…

Clinical  Feb 23

Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Read the Feb. 22 joint statement by National Governors Association Health & Human Services Committee Chair Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker; Vice Chair New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan; American Medical Association Chair-Elect Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA

Business  Feb 08

Challenging Population Health Management Issues

The nation’s leading forum on innovations in population health is slated for March 7-9 in Philadelphia.

Clinical  Feb 08

Prevent, Protect, Improve

Healthways and Dr. Dean Ornish have teamed up on a secondary intervention proven to not only treat heart disease but also to reverse…

Clinical  Feb 08

The 7th Character

How important is the 7th character for Medicare/Medicaid claims?

Clinical  Feb 04

Scientists More Effectively Control Pain by Targeting Nerve Cell’s Interior

New research indicates that the location of receptors that transmit pain signals IS important in how big or small a pain signal will…

Business  Jan 26

Taken for Granted: A New Era in Care – the New SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Patient-centered design will enhance the new state-of-the-art academic facilities.

Clinical  Jan 26

New Outpatient Care Center Under Construction in South St. Louis County

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) are building a new outpatient facility in south…

Clinical  Jan 26

Bhayani Named Holekamp Family Chair in Urology

Sam Bhayani, MD, who recently was appointed chief medical officer of the Faculty Practice Plan at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the Holekamp Family Chair in Urology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) and the School

Clinical  Jan 18

Team Develops Wireless, Dissolvable Sensors to Monitor Brain

A team of neurosurgeons and engineers has developed wireless brain sensors that monitor intracranial pressure and temperature and then…

Research  Jan 15

Social Media May Provide Key Health Information

Could your Facebook posts be the clue to your health?

Feature Profiles  Jan 15

An Inside Look at Nursing

What happens in a nurse’s day?

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