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May 19, 2015, 19:13 ET

University Hospital Emergency Medical Services Receives Gold Award

NEWARK, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has earned a Gold Level Recognition...

Mar 09, 2015, 11:14 ET

University Hospitals once again named a World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute

 University Hospitals (UH) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of...

Mar 03, 2015, 12:05 ET

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals increases support of national award

 The Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI) at University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio – part of The Harrington Project for Discovery...

Feb 10, 2015, 15:15 ET
The second annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to oncologist/researcher Douglas R. Lowy, MD, Chief, Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, and Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute.

Harrington Discovery Institute and The American Society for Clinical Investigation honor National Cancer Institute's researcher Douglas R. Lowy, MD

 The second annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to oncologist/researcher Douglas R. Lowy, MD, Chief, Laboratory...

Feb 06, 2015, 00:22 ET

Nanocarrier Drugs for Pancreatic Cancer Now Being Produced In China

At the "Symposium on the Application of Genetic Testing in Individualized Diagnosis and Treatment of Tumor" recently held in Tianjin, the research...

Jan 21, 2015, 12:12 ET

UH Case Medical Center first to offer novel HeartFlow FFR(CT) technology

 Medical tests are stressful. Invasive tests, stress tests and unnecessary surgeries are too, not to mention the costs associated with all of...

Jan 20, 2015, 13:26 ET

Pay-to-play keeping kids on the sidelines

 The cost of school sports keeps many children from participating, according to the latest University of Michigan Mott Children's Hospital...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:59 ET

Less than half of parents think their 18-year-olds can make a doctors appointment

Most parents agree their children should be ready to move out of the pediatrician's office into adult-focused care by age 18 – but just 30...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:01 ET

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals announces grant funding to physician-scientists at major academic medical centers nationwide to support new drug development

 The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio, has announced the 2015 recipients of Harrington...

Dec 08, 2014, 10:30 ET

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Boosts Patient Safety: Upgrades Patient Monitoring to Innovative Pulse Oximetry Technology

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics announced today that in its ongoing effort to remain in the vanguard of patient safety, it is converting to...

Nov 17, 2014, 10:02 ET

74 percent of parents would remove their kids from daycare if other children are unvaccinated

 Most parents agree that all children in daycare centers should be vaccinated, and that daycare providers should be checking vaccine records...

Nov 14, 2014, 10:46 ET

The George Washington University Hospital Community Hosts Trauma Awareness Day, Nov. 18

 The George Washington University Hospital, The GW Medical Faculty Associates and The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will host their...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:00 ET
Oxford University selected Alison Simmons, MD, PhD, as the first Oxford-Harrington Scholar. Professor Simmons is a gastroenterologist whose research into inflammation that occurs as part of Crohn's disease has uncovered immune receptors that become defective. She is investigating new drugs that work by modifying the body's immune system to cut down inflammation. One in 200 people have debilitating inflammatory bowel disease, like Crohn's disease.

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals, Cleveland, forms affiliation with University of Oxford to create an International Initiative to Drive Early-Stage Drug Discovery and Development

 The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland and University of Oxford (Oxford) in the United Kingdom announced...

Nov 10, 2014, 14:40 ET

UH Case Medical Center LEADLESS II trial part of worldwide effort to go wireless

Wireless is always better, but the transition into health care–specifically as it pertains to cardiology and pacemakers–is testing that...

Oct 13, 2014, 06:00 ET

UH Case Medical Center's 'REHEARSAAAL' trial testing clinical performance in virtual environment

Practice makes perfect. University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center and Simbionix recently launched a multi-center, randomized study comparing...

Oct 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

Foundation Fighting Blindness and Harrington Discovery Institute Partner to Accelerate Drug Development for Critical Causes of Blindness

The Foundation Fighting Blindness in Columbia, MD, and Harrington Discovery Institute in Cleveland, OH, announce a new nationwide initiative, "The...

Sep 22, 2014, 11:58 ET

Online ratings influence parents' choices of physicians for their children

Almost three-quarters (74%) of parents are aware of online rating sites for physicians, and more than one-quarter (28%) have used those online...

Sep 12, 2014, 20:05 ET

Kansas and Missouri Lawmakers Lead 50+ Congressmen & Women In Protesting UNOS Proposal to "Poach Donor Livers"

Kansas and Missouri lawmakers are among 52 Congressmen and women from 14 states who signed a strongly worded letter addressed to Mary Wakefield,...

Sep 03, 2014, 17:05 ET

Proposal to Ship Donated Livers From Rural to Urban Areas Will Cost $30 Million More Annually, Will Not Save More Lives: The University of Kansas Hospital

Doctors at The University of Kansas Hospital are joining 45 liver transplant programs from Missouri, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Georgia, North...

Sep 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

The New Media Operation Program of West China Hospital, Sichuan University Won Asian Hospital Management Awards for the First Time In China

On the afternoon of August 29, the 2014 Asian Hospital Management Awards for the categories of Marketing, PR or Online Presence and Service...