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Patient Improvement Scores Improve When Whiteboards Identify Goals, Concerns

Today’s Hospitalist reports on a 2011 study in the American Journal of Medical Quality by Dr. Sid Singh (Medicine – Hospitalist) and MCW colleagues in which Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores improved when dry-erase boards were installed in patient rooms.  Various parts of the board were labeled as follows: physician, goals, testing, questions, top three concerns and home (for discharge date).  Clinicians, patients and families were all encouraged to use the boards.

Today's Hospitalist, April 2014

 

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Woman Travels from Oklahoma to Contribute Stem Cells to Brother

July 22 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports on an Oklahoma woman who traveled to Milwaukee to donate stem cells to her brother, who is being treated for leukemia. Fox 6 Now

Golf Outing Supports Blood Cancer and Transplant Research

July 22 - The Drive for a Cure golf benefit, which supports MCW blood cancer and transplant research, was held July 14 the Westmoor Country Club. On Milwaukee

Journal Sentinel Article on Gross Anatomy Course Receives National Recognition

July 22 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson won the third-place award in the Best American Newspaper Narrative Contest for “The Course of Their Lives,” a story that followed a group of MCW first-year students through their gross anatomy course. Johnson's story also was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for feature writing. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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