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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
September 15, 2014

Liberia is taking the brunt of this latest Ebola outbreak, which is the deadliest in history. Joia Mukherjee, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is interviewed.

September 15, 2014

In a recent study, researchers estimated that administrative expenditures account for 25.3 percent of the average American hospital’s annual spending. David Himmelstein, lecturer on medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, led the study.Read the full article

September 14, 2014

A microfluidic device filled with magnetic nanometer-sized beads that bind a plethora of pathogens and toxins was able to clear theseinvaders from the blood of rats with sepsis, improving their outcomes, according to a new research. Donald Ingber, Judah FolkmanProfessor of Vascular Biology in the Department of Pathology at Boston Children’s Hospital and director of the Wyss Institute, ledthe study. 

September 14, 2014

JoAnn Manson, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, participated in an interview on treating hot flashes.

September 14, 2014

As more patients gain direct access to their electronic health records, some radiologists are leading a push to demystify the medical mumbo jumbo those patients will find there. Faculty from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School co-authored an open letter on the topic.

September 14, 2014

Patients are finding out about studies of new cancer medications online, sometimes virtually shopping for trials even before they ask their physician about them. Vikas Sukhatme, Victor J. Aresty Professor  of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

September 12, 2014

Some doctor-owned surgery centers may not have all of the emergency equipment a hospital would. Beverly Philip, professor of anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is quoted.

September 11, 2014

Adults who say they sleep between seven and eight hours per night miss fewer work days due to sickness than others, according to a recent study. Ronald Kessler, McNeil Family Professor of Health Care Policy in the HMS Department of Health Care Policy, is quoted. 

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