We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the seventh annual MedStar Health Research Symposium on Monday, April 30, 2018, from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
MedStar Health Researchers Awarded Grants from the Charles and Mary Latham Fund
Investigators from the MedStar Health Research Institute have been awarded grant funding for three research initiatives through the Charles and Mary Latham Fund. The research projects are focused on patient outcomes in diabetes, palliative care, and brain injury.
MedStar Research Institute Vice President Named Chair for Diabetes Educators Board
Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE, Assistant Vice President of Nursing and Clinical Integration for MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI) and MedStar Corporate Nursing has been named Chair of The National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) for 2018. The NCBDE promotes comprehensive diabetes education to support certified diabetes educators providing quality education and support.
MedStar Researchers Investigate the Impact of Interruptions in Medical Care
Led by Raj Ratwani, Ph.D., from MedStar Health's National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, the study was published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. Cognitive science and psychology studies suggest interruptions generally cause people to commit five to 10 times more errors than they would without interruption.