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Teaching Hospital Update - March 24-28, 2014

 
 

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March 28, 2014

Curated by Ben Daniels (Foley & Lardner LLP, Boston, MA), a member of AHLA's Young Professional Council; edited by Amy Kaufman (Jones Day, Washington, DC).  

Infections at Hospitals Are Falling, CDC Says 

www.nytimes.com - The number of infections Americans acquire during hospital stays every year has declined substantially over the last decade, federal health officials said in a report on Wednesday, as hospitals hav... 

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TeleTracking Partners with Gojo, Hill-Rom for Hand Hygiene Compliance System 

www.beckershospitalreview.com - TeleTracking Technologies, Hill-Rom Company, and GOJO have partnered to combine their services in a real-time hand hygiene compliance service. TeleTracking's Real-Time Locating System, GOJO's SMARTL... 

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3-D Printing is Revolutionizing Surgery  
 
www.modernhealthcare.com - Reaching into a beat-up, red-and-white cooler lined with a white terry-cloth towel, Dr. Matthew Bramlet pulls out a replica of an infant's heart. The size of a small pear and chalky to the touch, t... 

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Marijuana Research Hampered by Access from Government and Politics, Scientists Say  
 
www.washingtonpost.com - Millions of ordinary Americans are now able to walk into a marijuana dispensary and purchase bags of pot on the spot for a variety of medical ailments. But if you're a researcher like Sue Sisley, a... 

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Long, Winding Road to Approval for New Drugs   
 
www.sfgate.com - A company that goes 24 years without ever selling a product may sound unusual. But in biotechnology, it's not that uncommon. Take Geron Corp. in Menlo Park, which has struggled to develop a therapy...  

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