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MCW Joins Multi-State Network to Share Electronic Medical Record Data for Research

MCW is one of 10 medical centers joining to create the Greater Plains Collaborative, a multi-state network that will build a data set from electronic medical records that will be used to contribute to new research in the fields of breast cancer, obesity and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Nearly $500,000 of the grant will go to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s biomedical informatics team at MCW to establish the process, methods and system for sharing information in collaboration with the grant partners. Marshfield Clinic and UW-Madison also joined the collaborative.

http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/uw-medical-school-part-of-regional-effort-to-improve-care/article_bbe5bdc6-5707-5957-a795-811bc14cc571.html

Wisconsin State Journal, January 27, 2014

http://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2014/01/27/medical-college-of-wisconsin-joins.html

Milwaukee Business Journal, January 27, 2014

http://www.biztimes.com/article/20140129/ENEWSLETTERS10/140129746

BizTimes, January 29, 2014

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American Medical Association Profiles Dr. Simons

Sept. 15 - The AMA Wire, a publication of the American Medical Association, profiles Dr. Kenneth Simons on why he serves as a leader in the association. Dr. Simons is an alternate delegate for the AMA’s Section on Medical Schools. AMA Wire

Becker’s Hospital Review Cites Froedtert, Children’s Heart Programs

Sept. 15 - Becker’s Hospital Review named Froedtert & MCW and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin as two of the nation’s top 100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs. Becker's Hospital Review

Drs. Volkman and Grayson Receive NIH Grant to Identify New Therapeutic Targets for COPD

Sept. 15 - Brian Volkman, PhD and Dr. Mitchell Grayson are co-primary investigators of a one-year, $382,500 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to identify new therapeutic targets for chronic obstructive lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Biz Times

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