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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
October 15, 2015

Niteesh Choudhry (Brigham and Women's) is quoted in this article about medication nonadherence.   

October 15, 2015

Moving hospitals out of paper records and into seamless digital connectivity has been tougher than anyone but hard-core skeptics thought seven years ago, when the federal government began pouring billions of dollars into a push to make electronic medical records the universal standard. Janice Walker (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 

October 15, 2015

A 2008 law providing subsidies to startups has generated revenue. Guillermo García-Cardeña (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.  

October 14, 2015

At least 23,000 emergency room visits in the United States each year can be traced to dietary supplements, according to the first major study of adverse outcomes from products often marketed as healthy and natural. Pieter Cohen (Beth Israel Deaconess/Cambridge Health) is quoted.  

October 14, 2015

The annual medical checkup is at the core of what we define as our health care. But there’s a growing movement to get rid of it because it’s not actually improving our health. Ateev Mehrotra (HMS) and Allan Goroll (Mass General) are quoted.  

October 13, 2015

When Harvard Medical School officially rolled out an overhaul of its curriculum this semester, students were met with a new system that they characterized by a heavy workload and an increased level of student engagement with content and faculty. Richard Schwartzstein (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted.  

October 13, 2015

A Mass General study found that patients who do yoga, meditation, and other activities were less likely to seek medical attention. Herbert Benson (Mass General) is quoted and James Stahl (Mass General) is lead author of the study.   

October 12, 2015

Patients who are having a heart attack, stroke or other serious health emergency have a greater chance of surviving if they're taken to the hospital in a basic life-support ambulance rather than one loaded with sophisticated equipment, according to a study released Monday. Prachi Sanghavi (HMS) is lead author of the study. 



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