Medicine

Be an ally of women in medicine through mentorship

September 27, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Gianakos AL. Speak Up Ortho: Spectator to Spectator – strategies and scenarios for becoming an ally and advocate for medicine. Presented at: Women in Medicine Summit; September 16-17, 2022; Chicago (hybrid meeting). Disclosures: Gianakos reports being a founding member of Speak Up Ortho and a …

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DNA variants point to causes of neuropsychiatric conditions

DNA variants point to causes of neuropsychiatric conditions

Computer illustration of human nerve cells affected by Lewy bodies (small red spheres inside the cytoplasm of neurons) in the brain of a patient with Parkinson’s disease. Lewy bodies are abnormal accumulations of proteins that develop inside nerve cells in Parkinson’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, and certain other neurological disorders. [KATERYNA KON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty …

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Interest in point-of-care technologies increases among healthcare professionals during the pandemic

Interest in point-of-care technologies increases among healthcare professionals during the pandemic

Healthcare professional interest in point-of-care technologies (POCTs) has increased during the pandemic, with perceived applications of easy-to-use devices at home, mobile, or at the bedside for a wider range of illnesses. Does the COVID-19 pandemic have a positive side? A recent paper by UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Lowell researchers in humanities and social …

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How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle?  - MedCity News

How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle? – MedCity News

The world of medical coding has grown significantly over the past 20 years, echoing an increasingly complex technology landscape of telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and machine learning. What started as a manual, paper-based process, relying on chargemasters, morphed in a few decades into a highly specialized digital process leveraging predictive analytics, AI, natural language processing, …

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Houston Methodist Surgeon's Web Series Changes the Conversation Around Women in Medicine

Houston Methodist Surgeon’s Web Series Changes the Conversation Around Women in Medicine

The host got ready in the studio, watching the seconds count down before the cameras went online. It wasn’t on a TV channel. It was at a Houston Methodist studio, where vascular surgeon Dr. Linda Le co-hosts a show that has developed a niche for addressing both workplace issues and the everyday experiences of women …

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Q&A: Pitt grad attending new international medical school - The Pitt News

Q&A: Pitt grad attending new international medical school – The Pitt News

Although going abroad for medical school can seem daunting, Pitt’s former student Alyssa Makowski said it was the biggest leap of faith she’s ever taken. Makowski graduated from Pitt in December 2021 with a degree in biology and minors in chemistry and Spanish. She is currently attending Western Atlantic University School of Medicine, located in …

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New microfluidic device mimics nutrient exchange between mother and fetus affected by placental malaria

New microfluidic device mimics nutrient exchange between mother and fetus affected by placental malaria

Placental malaria following Plasmodium falciparum infections can lead to serious complications for both mother and child. Each year, placental malaria causes almost 200,000 newborn deaths, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria results from parasite-infected red blood cells that get stuck in tree-like branch structures that make up …

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Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Partners with HealthMe to Launch Healthcare Pricing Transparency Initiative

Forsyth Orthodontic Symposium introduces a new organization to the world – exciting new education programs and research grants with the mission of the next medical breakthrough

Hong Kong, Hong Kong–(Newsfile Corp. – September 26, 2022) – The Forsyth Orthodontic Symposium 2022: Honoring Dr. Moorrees will be held October 7-8, bringing together orthodontic experts from around the world. This event is initiated by leading stomatology institutions, bringing together leaders of orthodontic programs across the United States. It will introduce the International Orthodontic …

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