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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Adopting Simplified EHR Alerts Greatly Reduces UTIs, Study Finds

Electronic health record alerts can help to reduce the number of urinary tract infections among hospitalized patients, according to a University of Pennsylvania study , EHR Intelligence reports (Bresnick, EHR Intelligence , 8/22).The study will be published ... [Published IHealthBeat - 21 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Benefit tractor pull Saturday 1 hour ago

Belching diesel smoke, "That Darn Deere," driven by Robert Martin of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, roars past the grandstand and close to 1,000 spectators at a previous pull at the Great Pocomoke Fairgrounds. A benefit pull is set for Saturday. (Photo: ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Penn engineer named to MIT's list of top innovators

A University of Pennsylvania postdoctoral researcher has made the MIT Technology Review's 2014 list of 35 Innovators Under 35 .The Review placed Duygu Kuzum in its "pioneer" category, recognizing those who are contributing fundamental work to their fields. ... [Published News Works - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Electronic Alerts Significantly Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Design of alerts crucial in achieving benefits for patients Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsInfection Control and Hospital EpidemiologyNewswise — (PHILADELPHIA) - A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated ... [Published Newswise - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

5 ways the Ice Bucket Challenge could change fundraising forever

Logging in from multiple locations may be the cause.A multiple alarm fire late afternoon Thursday has destroyed a section of building on the former H.E. Henderson Construction site on Old Ind. 3…CLAYTON Meredith Knieper carded a 39 to lead Monrovia to ... [Published Martinsville Reporter-Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Overcoming orthodoxy to serve new market segments

Questions to help you look for new niches.by. Lisa HochgrafTraditional hotels have a window of time every day that’s “no new customers allowed.”Most hotels ask guests to check out in the late morning, and allow new guests to check in at 3 p.m. This gives ... [Published Credit Union Insight - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

19 College Fraternities With Top Wall Street Alumni

Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) Notable Wall Street members: SAC Capital's Steve Cohen (UPenn), former chairman of Bear Stearns Alan "Ace" Greenberg, Cantor Fitzgerald vice chairman Stuart Fraser (University of Missouri) Founded: December 29, 1898 (114 years) City ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

CFO of the Year: Small Private Company

Winner: Kevin Boyle Sr.Sigma Cubed Inc. Title: CFO Education: Bachelor’s from Carnegie Mellon University; J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Boards and affiliations: The Center for Hearing and Speech, West University Place Parks & Recreation Bo ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Journals requiring more transparency

A bogus University of Pennsylvania study helped jump-start a movement toward additional data disclosure.The focus on so-called "p-hacking" and problems with research methodology in science, psychology and medicine has grown significantly in recent years, ... [Published News Works - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Four UPenn Students Built A Smart Thermometer To Help Parents Monitor Their Kids' Fevers Anytime, Anywhere

YouTubeTraditional thermometers are due for an update.Collin Hill learned the importance of monitoring his fever first-hand  when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma before he could start college at  the University of Pennsylvania.During his chemotherapy, ... [Published Business Insider - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

How solutions based journalism can drive global climate action

News articles which focus on the positive solutions to societal issues are more likely to attract greater engagement from readers, separate studies from the University of Texas and the University of Pennsylvania have confirmed. ... [Published The Climate Group - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Penn Medicine Opens Center for Advanced Retinal and Ocular Therapeutics (CAROT)

Interdisciplinary Center for Visual Impairment Research to Unite Experts from Different Fields, Promote Patient Advocacy Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — (PHILADELPHIA) – The Perelman School of Medicine at the University ... [Published Newswise - Aug 21 2014]

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"We hope to make the CTW and ACHIEVEability partnership one that is long-term and consistent, with two or three projects each year" Zaveloff says
"I went to the place affected by the tsunami and did some volunteer work there," says Bronner, 17. "I helped with laying gravel on the road to make it drivable and cut trees to make room for a facility safe from tsunamis."
...Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. "A single, once-only IV therapy such as ORBACTIV offers the option to administer a single treatment in the outpatient setting for patients with skin infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria likely due to MRSA."
On her new role, Aysha said: "I’m delighted to be joining this project of great national importance, created jointly by Qatar Development Bank and the Social Development Center. QBIC offers great opportunities to all Qataris and I look forward to working hand-in hand with them to support the next QR100 million ($27.4 million) company – a goal firmly in line with the economic development pillar of Qatar’s National Vision 2030.’’"

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