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Dr. Oldham Chairs Task Force on National Resources Needed for Childhood Surgery

Dr. Keith Oldham (Surgery – Pediatrics) was Chairman of the American College of Surgeons’ Task Force for Children’s Surgical Care, which developed new comprehensive guidelines that define the resources the nation’s surgical facilities need to perform operations effectively and safely in infants and children. The standards are published in the March issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. The standards – published in the March issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons – also have the approval of the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia.

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20140305/ACS-recommends-three-levels-of-surgical-care-for-infants-and-children.aspx

Journal of the American College of Surgeons, March 5, 2014

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Stem cell patent to benefit MCW research

Aug. 29 - Cellular Dynamics International Inc., a Madison-based biotechnology company, was granted a patent for its stem cell production automation process. Ulrich Broeckel, MD, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, discussed the importance of this patent and how it will help research at MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MACC Fund: Trapshooting Event Raises More than $100,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

Aug. 28 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer, a trapshooting event, raised over $100,000 for the MACC Fund. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New Database Shows Wide Variance in Costs among Hospitals

Aug. 28 - A new Wisconsin Hospital Association database on hospital costs for various procedures shows a wide variance in costs among southeast Wisconsin’s hospitals. Milwaukee Business Journal

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