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Shaheen, Health Officials Discuss Vaping Popularity, Dangers – Valley News

Read article – A feature story about a recent roundtable discussion held at Dartmouth with U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to discuss vaping following the news of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s investigation of a multi-state outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes. The article also cites comments by James Sargent, the Scott M. and Lisa G. Stuart Professor and director of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth, who participated in the discussion.

Dartmouth Study Questions Overuse of NICUs for Babies of Normal Birth Weight – Fierce Healthcare

Read article – Quotes David Goodman, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, pediatrics, and community and family medicine, in a feature story about a recent report he co-authored that found that hospitals have failed to increase neonatal intensive care services in areas that need it most. “The most common NICU patient in 2019 is a baby of normal birth weight,” says Goodman. “At the same time, the location of NICU beds and neonatologists in no way is associated with perinatal risk.” (Similar coverage in HealthLeaders.)

Dartmouth Study Finds NICU Services Often Misused – Modern Healthcare

Read article – Quotes David Goodman, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, pediatrics, and community and family medicine, in a feature story about a recent report he co-authored that found that hospitals have failed to increase neonatal intensive care services in areas that need it most. “The most common NICU patient in 2019 is a baby of normal birth weight,” says Goodman. “At the same time, the location of NICU beds and neonatologists in no way is associated with perinatal risk.”

Once Scarce, Neonatal Intensive Care Proliferates

Once Scarce, Neonatal Intensive Care Proliferates

Is NICU care being driven by medical need or competition? A new Dartmouth study finds nearly half of newborns in NICUs are normal birth weight. The Dartmouth Atlas of Neonatal Intensive Care offers the first comprehensive examination of U.S. neonatal care across large populations of newborns. The report raises questions about how medical care is provided to our nation’s newborns, particularly to those born premature or with other health problems.

SYNERGY Fall Informatics Workshop Series

This fall, SYNERGY will be running a series of workshops for two informatic tools, REDCap and i2b2. REDCap is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and data.
i2b2 is a patient cohort discovery tool that will help you address questions such as: “Are there enough eligible patients to support my study? How many patients are taking a certain medication? For how long?” Find out using Dartmouth i2b2! Each workshop includes a light breakfast. Click here to register or email at informatics@synergy.dartmouth.edu. Click here to see the full schedule of workshops.

Dartmouth SYNERGY Announces 2019 Clinical Research Fellows

Dartmouth SYNERGY Announces 2019 Clinical Research Fellows

Dartmouth SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) announced the appointment of four physician-investigators to the 2019 Clinical Research Fellowship program, a mechanism to support and nurture Dartmouth-Hitchcock clinicians who have a passion to develop their research careers. The awardees are: Lesley Jarvis, MD, PhD; Meredith MacMartin, MD, MS; Nathaniel Robbins, MD; and Michael Young, MD.