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October 14, 2019 | 1:48 pm
Five MedStar Health Researchers Awarded Funding through Associate Giving Campaign

Hyattsville, MD—MedStar Health Research Institute has awarded five early-career investigators designated grant funding through the New Investigator ‐ Associate Giving Grant Fund. This fund is supported through designated funds contributed by the associates of MedStar Health during the associate giving philanthropy campaign. “MedStar Health is committed to growing as an academic health system,” said Neil…

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October 8, 2019 | 2:10 pm
MedStar Health Research Institute Awarded Research Grant from the U.S. Department of Defense

Hyattsville, MD — Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, has been awarded a contract through the U.S. Department of Defense - Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs to conduct focused research for patients who are living with spinal cord injuries and neurogenic bladder. Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH “Urinary tract infections are the most common outpatient infection world-wide, and for…

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August 29, 2019 | 1:56 pm
MedStar Health Leader Receives American Psychological Association Award for Early Career Achievement

Raj Ratwani, PhD, director of the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, has been honored with the Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement for outstanding research and other contributions made within 10 years of receiving a PhD. Read more. Media ContactEva Hochberger Communications & Planning Manager, MHRI [email protected]

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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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June 25, 2019 | 7:25 pm
Dr. Weissman Recognized with 2019 Mentorship Award from ASE

Neil J. Weissman, MD, FASE, president of MedStar Health Research Institute and chief scientific officer for MedStar Health, was awarded the 2019 Mentorship Award from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). This award recognizes a senior physician who has demonstrated exceptional mentorship within ASE. Read More >>

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June 4, 2019 | 1:52 pm
Collaborative Research Compares Lacross Injury Incidence in a National Study

Andrew Lincoln, ScD, Director of the Sports Medicine Research Center for MedStar Health Research Institute collaborated with other researchers in the first study to compare lacrosse injury incidence across 3 levels of play. “We’ve had all of these at different places, but we’ve never really looked at them together in national samples at the youth…

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May 24, 2019 | 2:43 pm
MedStar Investigator Examines the Disparity in Safety Event Reporting by Race

Angela D. Thomas, DrPH, Assistant Vice President, Healthcare Delivery Research at MedStar Health Research Institute and other researchers evaluated reasons for race differences in adverse event reporting. "Every organization that wants to keep patients safe should be asking questions and measuring whether safety events are happening disproportionately to some groups versus others," Thomas said. Read…

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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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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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