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Dr. Ledeboer Develops Fast-Acting Test to Identify Bacterial Bloodstream Infections

Nathan Ledeboer, PhD, (Pathology) reported in Public Library of Science Medicine that MCW researchers at Froedtert developed a new automated test to identify most leading causes of bacterial bloodstream infections 42 hours faster than conventional methods, potentially reducing medical bills by about $21,000 for patients suffering from sepsis.

http://www.jsonline.com/features/health/milwaukee-area-researchers-have-new-faster-test-for-sepsis-b9946390z1-214064371.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 2, 2013

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/262830.php

Medical News Today, July 4, 2013

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MCW/Children’s: British Magazine Praises Dr. Willoughby for Developing “Milwaukee Protocol”

Apr 23 - BioMed Central from the United Kingdom describes the impact of the “Milwaukee Protocol,” developed by Dr. Rodney Willoughby, to treat rabies. BioMed Central

Patient Improvement Scores Improve When Whiteboards Identify Goals, Concerns

April 23 - Today’s Hospitalist reports on a 2011 study in the American Journal of Medical Quality by Dr. Sid Singh and MCW colleagues in which Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores improved when dry-erase boards were installed in patient rooms. Today's Hospitalist

Study Involving Dr. Fangman Finds Addicts in Rural Areas Often Aren’t Screened for Hepatitis C

April 23 - Dr. John Fangman is a co-author of a study reported in Harm Reduction Journal that found that intravenous drug users in rural areas are often not screened for hepatitis C. Drug Addiction Treatment

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