Healthcare Lobbyist Takes Patient And Community Needs To Heart
One of more than a dozen connected papers to be published in the American Journal of Public Health, a recent study has shown that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender youths make an increased number of choices that elevate their risk of cancer.
New Northwestern Medicine study shows delinquency in youth predicts a much higher rate of being shot to death before age 30.
A new study has found that large racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening persist in America, including substantial differences between English-speaking and Spanish-speaking Hispanics. The research confirmed continued low screening rates among all residents of the U.S.
A new human simulation training program – based on software originally used to train FBI agents – helps adults with autism improve their job interview skills and confidence.
Zeb Kimmel, ’04 MD, MBA, healthcare entrepreneur, develops Atlas5D – phone-sized sensor that detects changes in how people move, including falling down – a leading hazard for older adults.
Northwestern Medicine is partnering with the Chicago Department of Public Health to expand an innovative program, Keep Your Heart Healthy, to screen Chicago residents for cardiovascular disease.
The effort has already combined more than a million patient records in the Windy City and recently received a $7 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
More than 90 percent of adult social media users surveyed in a recent study would share their health records anonymously to help improve the care they and future patients receive, as well as to support medical research.
In her last year of residency, Jill Huded, MD, created new educational handouts for CommunityHealth, a free clinic in Chicago, to increase health literacy in an underserved population. Her project was funded by a Schweitzer fellowship.