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12-01-09

Week of December 1, 2009. Click the page to download the issue!
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 3:00:09 PM

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Up in the Air: Airlife Denver RN loves flight nurse career
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:52:16 PM

AirLife Denver RNs Theo Tindall, left, and Paul Crowley were awared the Pediatric Emergency Lifesaver Award on Nov. 7 at the Colorado Emergency Medical Service Conference. Photo submitted



They’re Mine and I’ll Examine ‘Em if I Want
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:53:13 PM

Laughing with Elizabeth...Commentary by Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal, RN, PCCN



American Academy of Nursing inducts Sousa
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:53:59 PM

Karen H. Sousa, RN, PhD, FAAN, professor and associate dean for Research & Extramural Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver’s College of Nursing. Photo submitted



University of Colorado tech licensed for heart modeling
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:56:28 PM

ValveXchange Inc. recently executed a license agreement with the University of Colorado for a process to transform cardiac imaging data into high-quality three-dimensional models used for heart valve product development, clinician training, and pre-procedure planning.



CDC reports few take advantage of preventative health screenings
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:57:29 PM

Only about 1 in 4 Americans aged 50–64 regularly take advantage of preventive services such as screenings and immunizations, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in collaboration with AARP and the American Medical Association (AMA).



RMCHF director enjoys helping children, caregivers
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:55:47 PM

Patricia L. Peterson, who had previous careers as a registered nurse and medical malpractice attorney, finds health care foundation work an excellent way to combine her skills and give back to the community. Photo submitted



Denver hospitals link electronic patient records
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:55:09 PM

Three of the largest Front Range health care organizations are taking an unprecedented leap forward in health care reform by improving care for more than a million Coloradans with an interconnected electronic patient record exchange system.



Joint Commission to make hospitals report perinatal care core measures
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:56:08 PM

Beginning next year, Joint Commission accredited hospitals will be able to report on a set of perinatal care core measures to meet Joint Commission accreditation requirements.



ONS releases breast cancer screening statement
Posted: 11/25/2009 at 2:57:56 PM

Systematic monthly BSE has been recommended since 1933; however, more than 30 nonrandomized trials have produced conflicting results about the efficacy, sensitivity, and specificity of the practice.



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