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August 1, 2019 | 3:21 pm
Pennsylvania’s Patient Safety Authority Selects MedStar Health Research Institute to Improve Patient Safety through Innovative Machine Learning

MedStar Health Research Institute has been awarded a contract from Pennsylvania's Patient Safety Authority for a multi-year project analyzing the largest patient safety database in the country. Led by principal investigator Raj Ratwani, PhD, the collaborative team from the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare will use innovative machine learning algorithms to…

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March 18, 2019 | 7:56 pm
MedStar Research on EHR Safety Cited in Fortune Magazine

Raj Ratwani, PhD, Center Director & Scientific Director of the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare has made tremendous development in researching EHR safety and usability. The illustrious Fortune Magazine highlighted these efforts in an article titled “Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong”. Congratulations to Dr. Ratwani and his…

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| 6:28 pm
MedStar Investigator Presents at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session

Frederico M. Asch, MD presented analysis from his late breaking clinical trial, COAPT. The echocardiography characteristics of the COAPT population, strengthens the need to identify a consistent baseline for enrolling patients in an effort to replicate similar results when used in clinical practice. “…clearly the fact that the results were so different, the outcomes were…

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March 4, 2019 | 1:43 pm
MedStar Diabetes Research Funds Supports Research for Stromal Cells in Diabetes

    Zijun Zhang, MD, PhD and collaborators from the Orthobiologic Laboratory at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital evaluate multipotent stormal cells of persons with diabetes and the weakened ability to fight off bacterial infection.The research was recently published in Stem Cells and Development. Learn More.  Contact Eva Hochberger Communications & Planning Manager, MHRI [email protected]

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| 11:47 am
ObEN Creates Healthcare Avatar for MedStar Health Heart Disease Study

  Personal AI of nurse to aid in at-home monitoring of patients suffering from heart failure Pasadena, CA/Hyattsville, MD (March 4, 2019) — ObEN Inc., the artificial intelligence (AI) company creating Personal AI (PAI) technology to revolutionize digital interactions, is pleased to announce it is working with MedStar Health Research Institute for a study on…

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February 4, 2019 | 2:26 pm
MedStar Research Supports Collaborative Call for EHR Improvements

In a joint effort, experts from MedStar Health and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched, highlighting patient safety and health information technology concerns with electronic health records (EHRs). 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the federal act which encouraged the adoption of EHRs. This collaboration builds on prior MedStar Health research that identified…

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January 30, 2019 | 1:38 am
MedStar Health Research Institute Awarded Research Grants from the Charles and Mary Latham Fund

  Hyattsville, MD (January 31, 2019) — Three research projects at MedStar Health Research Institute were awarded grant funding through the Charles and Mary Latham Fund. The Fund was established by Ella O. Latham, to support medical research in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Three MedStar Health physician-investigators were awarded funding for their research projects: Jessica…

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January 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Program Director of the MedStar Diabetes Institute joins ADA National Board of Directors

  Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE, President, Health Care & Education became a member of the American Diabetes Association Principal Officers and National Board of Directors for 2019. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation's leading voluntary health organization on a mission to prevent and cure diabetes, as well as improve the lives of…

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Eva Hochberger
Communications & Planning Manager
Phone: 301-560-2917
[email protected]