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Infectious disease    Hospital Medicine    Outpatient Care

Diving Into Hospital Discharge Details Enhances Safety for Infectious Disease Patients

A pair of University of Colorado Department of Medicine faculty members, seeking to enhance patient safety, led an effort to improve the accuracy of hospital discharge orders for patients who need intravenous antibiotics.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date April 09, 2024
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Patient Care    Hospital Medicine

Q&A: CU Department of Medicine Doctor Discusses Unintended Consequences of Patients Having Immediate Access to Test Results

In a fast-paced digital age where patients can open their test results as soon as they are available, what happens when a patient reads through complicated results without a physician there to help them understand what it all means? And what happens when a patient misinterprets bad news as good news, or vice versa?

Author Tayler Shaw | Publish Date March 18, 2024
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Research    Latino Health    Hospital Medicine    Dialysis

CU Department of Medicine Professor to be Inducted into National Honor Society for Researchers

University of Colorado Department of Medicine faculty member Lilia Cervantes, MD, MSCS, has been elected to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), a 116-year-old medical honor society of physician-scientists. She's one of just 100 new members elected for 2024 out of 302 nominations.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date January 29, 2024
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‘It’s definitely something that’s on our radar’: Colorado doctors warning of rise in measles cases nationwide, as flu season ends

news outletKKTV
Publish DateApril 02, 2024

As the flu season ends, Colorado doctors are keeping an eye on the rise of measles cases nationwide.

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Precision Medicine

University of Colorado Anschutz Prepping for Three Cardiomyopathy Gene Therapy Trials This Year

news outletPrecision Medicine
Publish DateApril 02, 2024

The University of Colorado is preparing to begin testing gene therapies for ...

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Study: Red flag petitions to take guns less likely to be approved in 2nd Amendment 'sanctuary' counties

news outlet9News
Publish DateApril 01, 2024

During the first three years Colorado’s “red flag” law was in effect, judges approved more than two-thirds of the petitions seeking the removal of guns from people believed to be dangerous, according to a study released Monday.

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Fox 31 | Channel 2

Does Colorado’s high elevation impact allergies?

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
Publish DateApril 01, 2024

Denver’s weather has been nice lately, and naturally, Coloradans are getting outside. But sunshine and temperatures in the 60s mean allergy season has arrived.

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