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Five questions for Ron Sokol and Janine Higgins

news outletCU Connections
Publish DateNovember 16, 2023

The National Institutes of Health recently awarded $54 million to the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The seven-year grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences will help power biomedical research and training, not just at CU Anschutz, but across the state.

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New therapy aims to cure back pain without drugs, surgery

news outletToday
Publish DateNovember 09, 2023

More than 50 million Americans suffer from chronic back pain — but a new drug-free groundbreaking treatment, pain reprocessing therapy, is helping patients and offering new hope. NBC’s Jacob Soboroff reports for TODAY.

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Healthcare IT News

Denver Health integrates meaningful race, ethnicity and language data in its Epic EHR

news outletHealthcare IT News
Publish DateOctober 25, 2023

“We knew we had issues collecting this data, but we first needed to define the process of how to evaluate the quality of this data,” said Cory K. Hussain, associate chief medical information officer for health equity and clinical effectiveness at Denver Health [and assistant professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine].

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Abortions declined after COVID-19 pandemic despite regulatory waiver

news outletHealio
Publish DateOctober 25, 2023

In a related editorial, Jennifer L. Michener, an assistant professor of medicine and internal medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Mindy Sobota, an associate professor of medicine at Brown University, explained that as internal medicine physicians, “we should inquire about patients’ reproductive health needs and serve as a trusted resource for our patients seeking abortion.”

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