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The Denver Post

Editorial: Caden McWilliams’ death should be treated as the preventable health crisis it is

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJanuary 25, 2019

That is the guiding force behind a massive undertaking from a Colorado pair united by fate: Dr. Richard Krugman and Lori Poland, founders of The National Foundation to End Child Abuse and Neglect (EndCAN). The two believe that the child abuse epidemic is an “under-addressed public health crisis” that can be treated. Krugman served as dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine for 25 years, headed the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect and, perhaps most noteworthy, was Lori

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9News

There’s currently a shortage of the shingles vaccine

news outlet9News
Publish DateJanuary 24, 2019

Liza Claus, PharmD with the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy, appears on 9NEWS at 4 to explain the national shortage of the shingles vaccine, Shingrix. The CDC recommends getting the shingles vaccine at 50 years old or older.

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Medical Health News

CU Anschutz partners with Coursera to train next generation of health workers

news outletMedical Health News
Publish DateJanuary 22, 2019

Coursera, the global online learning leader, announced the launch of their health vertical -- a broad portfolio of health content from the world's top universities curated specifically to help address the acute shortage of skilled workers in the health industry and meet the demands of a digital health economy. CU Anschutz Medical Campus is among the top-ranked partners in health partnering with Coursera to release 100 new courses, 30 new specializations, and two public health-focused master's degrees to provide learners with the skills they need to enter high demand jobs, mainly related to Health Informatics, Healthcare Management, and Public Health.

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Medical Health News

College of Nursing ranks among top online graduate programs

news outletMedical Health News
Publish DateJanuary 22, 2019

U.S. News announced the 2019 Best Online Programs in the country and the University of Colorado College of Nursing online master’s in nursing ranked as one of the top in the nation at No. 4. Only one other public university placed higher than CU. For the past three years, CU has ranked in the top 10 of online nursing programs (No. 4 in 2018 and No. 9 in 2017). Factors contributing to the rank included graduation rates, academic and career support services offered to students and admissions selectivity.

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The Atlantic

The doctors who invented a new way to help people die

news outletThe Atlantic
Publish DateJanuary 22, 2019

Without the support of the rest of the profession and much of society, aid-in-dying research methods don’t fit the model of good medical research, says Matthew Wynia, the director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. There’s no standard protocol, no standardized data collection or independent group that monitors data and safety—all of which are intended to protect patients and help ensure the quality of the research.

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UPI

HPV vaccine benefits women who don’t get it, study says

news outletUPI
Publish DateJanuary 22, 2019

"This shows that the vaccine is living up to its promise," said Dr. Amanda Dempsey, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She wrote an editorial published with the study in the Jan. 22 issue of Pediatrics. Dempsey pointed out that all of the patients in the study were considered high-risk for HPV infection: Most had had multiple sex partners in their lives, for example, and more than half had a history of other sexually transmitted infections. "The overarching message is, this vaccine works great in the 'real world,'" Dempsey said. "And that's true even if you're already sexually active and have had sexually transmitted infections."

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Denver 7

Facebook aging challenge got us thinking about how to clear history on social media

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateJanuary 21, 2019

Director of Digital Engagement at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Matt Kaskavitch said what's posted on the internet is written in ink, not pencil. We asked him if it's ever really possible to clear or erase content. “Yes and no," he said. "It does go away but because of the way of the internet and the way things work with search engines they’re always looking for content and archiving it and databasing it in places. So, does it ever truly go away? It’s very, very difficult."

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Arizona Republic

Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado partner with CareDox to take in-school asthma management program nationwide

news outletArizona Republic
Publish DateJanuary 18, 2019

Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado School of Medicine at CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and CareDox today announced a new collaboration to scale the reach of the Hospital's proven in-school asthma management program. CareDox modeled this collaboration after the Hospital's "Building Bridges for Asthma Care Program," and is offering the new CareDox Asthma Care Management Program to the more than 7,100 K-12 schools where the company's student health record platform and wellness services are already deployed. By combining proven clinical protocols with widely deployed technology and wellness services operations, the three organizations are poised to dramatically improve outcomes for pediatric asthmatics across the country.

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