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  1. Childrena s hospital to create cardiac surgery programRead the original story

    Tuesday | Virginia Business

    ... the $28 million gift with $14 million to provide the technology and equipment needed to run a full cardiac thoracic surgery program. In announcing the gift, the school noted that Dr. Thomas Yeh was hired in October as director of the newly named ...

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  2. Attitudes and referral patterns of lung cancer specialists in Europe...Read the original story

    Tuesday | BioMed Central

    All members of the EORTC Lung Cancer Group were asked via email to participate in an on-line survey. 50 out of 170 replied: 24 medical oncologists, 14 radiation/clinical oncologists, 11 pulmonologists and 1 thoracic surgeon.

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  3. Durabook P24 Review: A Solid All-In-One Clinical ComputerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Medgadget

    There's also an SD card reader easily accessible near the power button. The screen is flush with the bezel, making the front completely flat and therefore easy on the eyes and more importantly easy to clean.

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  4. Veran Medical Technologies, Inc. - Medical Equipment - Deals and...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PR-inside.com

    The company develops products for minimally invasive delivery of interventional oncology therapies. Its products include SPiNDrive 2.0; ig4 IR; Always-On Tip Tracked Instruments; and vPads.

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  5. Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute Partners with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | PRWeb

    We are passionate about educating our patients and their families about each step in the surgical cycle. For this reason, we are very excited to launch this partnership with HeartValveSurgery.com," stated Dr. Glenn Barnhart, cardiac surgeon.

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  6. Shapira LLC v. Christiana Care Health Services IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | FindLaw

    Nadiv SHAPIRA, M.D., and Nadiv Shapira, M.D., LLC, Defendants Below, Cross Appellants, v. CHRISTIANA CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC., Defendant Below, Appellant/Cross Appellee, John Houghton and Evelyn Houghton, his wife, Plaintiffs Below, Cross Appellees.

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  7. Smartphone Diagnostics at Home: Interview with CellScope Co-Founder Amy ShengRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Medgadget

    There was tremendous interest in our work in the Fletcher Lab at UC Berkeley and we decided to spin-out a company to begin commercializing products and services that enable "healthcare from the home." Medgadget: There are other companies out there that have been making medical device attachments for cell phones.

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  8. Should You Flip Your Classroom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Edutopia

    At its core, "flipped instruction" refers to moving aspects of teaching out of the classroom and into the homework space. With the advent of new technologies, specifically the ability to record digitally annotated and narrated screencasts, instructional videos have become a common medium in the flipped classroom.

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  9. GSH, Wellspan sign agreement to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The York Daily Record

    The Good Samaritan Hospital is preparing to add its local system of care in Lebanon County to WellSpan Healtha s regional health care organization. Blue areas represent communities currently served by WellSpan Health, and the green area represents the planned addition of Lebanon County.

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  10. Loyola University Medical Center opens Valve Center to provide treatments for diseased heart valvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Medical News

    Loyola University Medical Center has opened a multidisciplinary Valve Center that offers patients a full range of treatments for diseased heart valves. Each heart valve patient sees a surgeon and an interventional cardiologist on the same day to determine the safest, most effective and least invasive option.

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  11. Loyola Opens Multidisciplinary Valve CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, Ill. - Loyola University Medical Center has opened a multidisciplinary Valve Center that offers patients a full range of treatments for diseased heart valves.

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  12. Harrison v. Wells Fargo BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | FindLaw

    Nancy A. HARRISON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; Wells Fargo and CompanyDisability Plan, Defendants-Appellees.

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  13. Fighting lung cancer through early screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths in America: 450 people die each day from this disease. But doctors say we can still win the cancer battle if we start early and with intervention.

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  14. Remembering We're Not in ChargeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Commonweal

    ... People had less real control then, but also fewer illusions of control. The advent of sulfa drugs, safe thoracic surgery, good anesthesia, birth control, and, later, abortion and euthanasia gave us a sense that we had mastered our mortality, if not ...

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  15. Giving path leads to great rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Daily News

    ... wanted to help people," said Nicholas, who begins medical school at UBC in September with a mind to cardio-thoracic surgery. "I noticed that a lot of communities, especially Aboriginal and ethnic minorities, were being underserved and didn't have ...

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  16. UMC names third CEO in less than a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The University Medical Center governing board Friday morning selected the public hospital's third chief executive in less than a year, choosing a career health care administrator charged with balancing patient needs with fiscal responsibility in a facility that historically has registered big deficits. Mason VanHouweling, UMC's chief operating officer since April, will take charge of the 541-bed facility Jan. 1 when CEO Lawrence Barnard leaves to head St. Rose Dominican Hospital - San Martin campus, one of three Dignity Health acute care facilities in Southern Nevada.

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  17. 400th Heart Transplant Performed by Childrena s Hospital ColoradoRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Business Wire

    ... that exceed local and national benchmarks. According to national comparison data from the Society of Thoracic Surgery, the Heart Institute's survival outcomes after heart surgery are consistently better than the national average, and the hospital's ...

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  18. Early Structural Valve Deterioration of the Mitroflow Aortic Bioprosthesis [Editorials]Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Circulation

    Correspondence to John G. Byrne, MD, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115. E-mail There has been a trend toward more frequent use of bioprosthetic valves, especially in the young generations, over the last decade.

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  19. Investigations launched into artificial tracheasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | NatureNews

    One of Europe's most prestigious medical universities, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, has launched two investigations into the clinical procedures of a doctor famed for performing potentially revolutionary, bioengineered trachea transplants. Since 2008, Paolo Macchiarini, a thoracic surgeon at the Karolinska Institute, has replaced parts of airways damaged by injury, cancer or other disorders in 17 patients.

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  20. Austin doctors highlight progress in lung cancer treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... and how you can be the best deterrent of all. One procedure being used more widely is called video assisted thoracic surgery - VATS. It involves less invasive lung cancer surgery, no chest cracking and a much quicker recovery time. Doctors use this ...

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