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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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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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