Lori Post, director of Feinberg’s Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics, takes a high-level approach to protect worldwide victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Through innovative transitional care programs,
Northwestern Medicine clinicians help vulnerable
patients achieve healthier lives after leaving the hospital.
A simple toolkit of checklists, education materials and feedback reporting improved the quality of care, but not outcomes, in a group of 60 hospitals in south India, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
During a break between classes at Lake Shore Park, five first-year medical students discovered a man who had suffered a medical emergency and performed CPR, saving his life.
Out-of-towners using marijuana in Colorado – where the drug is legal – are ending up in emergency rooms at an increasing rate, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine physicians and nurses collaborated with the Chicago Fire Department to develop practice scenarios that will enhance communication between paramedics and physicians as well as continuity of care for patients.
Emergency department patients have a range of beliefs and attitudes about the risk of becoming addicted to prescribed opioids, according to a recent study authored by a Feinberg medical student.
Emergency room visits and hospitalizations for severe allergic reactions climbed 29 percent per year over 5 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Paul Jansson, ’13 MS, ’15 MD, received the 2015 American College of Emergency Physicians National Outstanding Medical Student Award for excellence in compassionate care of patients, professional behavior and service to the community.
Northwestern Medicine investigators evaluated the amount of time patients spend talking with healthcare providers compared to time spent waiting in the emergency department. The results can help providers plan better ways to use a waiting time to increase patient satisfaction.