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North Suburban opens new cath lab, promotes community education
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:24:12 AM

Karen Anderson, RN, and cardiovascular patient and community education specialist at North Suburban, stands in front of signs she uses during seminars held at the hospital. Photo by Jason P. Smith

CU Medical Students Organize Book Drive for Iraq
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:25:05 AM

Students at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have partnered with 13 medical schools across the country to collect medical books for donation to medical schools in the Salah al-Din region of Iraq.

Health information may be an arm’s length away
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:26:04 AM

In the not-too-distant future, reviewing a patient’s medical history may be as easy as swiping a scanner across their arm. Life-saving medical information could be carried around by patients, even if they forget their wallet or purse. Photos by Greg Whitesell

Longmont United challenges community to healthier lifestyle
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:32:40 AM

Pat Blankenship, a participant in the 2004 Wellness Challenge program weighs in at the Longmont Senior Center. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Denver Health announces use of blood substitute in the field
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:33:46 AM

Ernest E. Moore, M.D., chief of surgery and trauma services at Denver Health, principal investigator of the study, right, stands next to an ambulance parked outside the Rita Bass Trauma Center with Craig Gravitz, chief paramedic. Next to Gravitz is the bag that holds the PolyHeme. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Colorado Chapter of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses announces meeting
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:34:58 AM

The next meeting of the Colorado Chapter of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses DATE: March 11, 2004 TIME: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHERE: Kaiser Permanente Building – 2045 Franklin (park in the garage on 29th and Lafayette). The meeting will be in the Reimers Room located on the lower level.

Making a difference through the power of PLAY
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:43:10 AM

The Children’s Hospital of Denver takes an approach to patient care that not too many other hospitals do. Not many hospitals, for instance, use magic wands and stuffed toys that sound as if they’re passing gas to help with patient care. At Children’s, however, these toys equal smiles and smiles equal happy patients. Photos by Jason P. Smith

Experts: nurses have big influence on patient safety
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:52:07 AM

"Dr. David West, Ph.D, says nurses are extremely influential on the patient safety culture at their respective facilities." Photo by Mike Liguori

CDC Recommends Suspension of the Routine use of the Third and Fourth Doses
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:53:17 AM

All health-care providers should temporarily suspend routine use of both the third and fourth doses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended recently. Children at increased risk of severe disease should continue to receive the full, routine, four-dose series.

Omnicell Sponsors HIMSS Nursing Informatics Survey
Posted: 3/8/2004 at 10:53:58 AM

Results of an Omnicell, Inc. (Nasdaq: OMCL)-sponsored national nursing informatics survey will be unveiled at 5:30 p.m. ET February 23 at the 2004 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition. Survey findings will be posted at

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