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Nemours Children's Health System Announces New Chief Executive of Delaware Valley Operations
Aug 5, 2020 1:39:40 PM
by: Definitive Healthcare
After a highly competitive national search, Nemours Children's Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Mumford as Chief Executive of Delaware Valley Operations, effective September 1, 2020. Mumford will serve as a member of the Executive Cabinet and report to President and Chief Executive Officer R...
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Novant Health publishes cancer survivor book
Aug 5, 2020 1:39:26 PM
by: Definitive Healthcare
When a person first receives a cancer diagnosis, their first thought is often 'Why me?' To empower and uplift cancer patients, family members, and caregivers with a message of hope, Novant Health has published 'The Unexpected Gift: Profiles in Courage from Cancer Survivorship.' The book features 21 first-person essays,...
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KCH to Manage NICU at Frankfort Regional Medical Center
Aug 5, 2020 1:39:03 PM
by: Definitive Healthcare
UK HealthCare’s Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) will partner with HCA Healthcare’s Frankfort Regional Medical Center (FRMC) to assume management of the FRMC Level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), effective July 30, 2020. KCH neonatologist Dr. Prasad Bhandary will be the medical director of the four-bed NICU, ...
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MDHHS issues Emergency Order reinforcing Executive Orders 2020-160 and 2020-161
Aug 5, 2020 1:37:56 PM
by: Definitive Healthcare
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order July 29, 2020 reinforcing Executive Orders 2020-160 and 2020-161 and allowing for civil fines of up to $1,000 and referral to licensing agencies for violations. This new order rescinds a June 5, 2020 order referenc...
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Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine protects non-human primates
Aug 5, 2020 1:37:25 PM
by: Definitive Healthcare
The development of a safe and effective vaccine will likely be required to end the COVID-19 pandemic. A group of scientists, led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) immunologist Dan H. Barouch, MD, PhD, now report that a leading candidate COVID-19 vaccine developed at BIDMC in collaboration with Johnson & J...
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Study Reveals How Renegade Protein Interrupts Brain Cell Function in Alzheimer's Disease
Jul 29, 2020 4:49:34 PM
by: Definitive Healthcare
Dozens of molecules may tangle up with rogue bundles of tau, a protein that normally gives nerve fibers structure, to cause brain cell damage that contributes to neurodegenerative diseases, a new study shows. Neuroscientists have previously found that tau can become toxic when extra chemical molecules accumulate with i...
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