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New Program Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for the Incarcerated  

Getting released from jail can be a lonely, isolating experience. With release dates often unknown until they happen, and virtually no formal support systems in place for those released from jail as they reenter the community, many must navigate their new world alone. It’s no wonder that the risk of death becomes dramatically higher in the two weeks after jail release — from causes including suicide, homicide, overdose, and cardiac events. 

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date August 28, 2023
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Clinical Affairs   

Period of Transition

For children with pediatric-onset chronic conditions, the relationships they form early on with their doctors and care team members often turn out to be among the most important connections of their young lives.

Years later, when those youth are on the cusp of adulthood and required to transition to adult care, the doctor-patient relationship becomes even more important, and thoughtful transition of care is critical. The growing field of transitional care encourages collaboration among doctors to help young patients effectively manage the shift from pediatric to adult care, to encourage those patients to play a greater part in their own health care, and to improve health care systems to make those transitions more seamless.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date September 02, 2022
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Patient Care    Sports Medicine    Clinical Affairs   

Multidisciplinary Approach Makes CU Sports Medicine Program a Winner

CU Sports Medicine — a multidisciplinary program involving the School of Medicine’s departments of orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics — serves a wide range of patients: from toddlers to seniors, elite athletes to weekend warriors. To help dispel some misconceptions about the field and highlight what sets CU’s program apart from the competition, we interviewed three experts to learn from the pros.

Author Valerie Gleaton | Publish Date March 01, 2022
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Patient Care    Education    Clinical Affairs   

Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

“Quality over quantity.” It’s a familiar piece of advice for everything from shopping habits to food choices. But the concept is especially important when it comes to health care. In fact, it’s what led a coalition of CU Anschutz Medical Campus entities — the School of Medicine, the College of Nursing, UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Colorado — to establish the Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency in 2012. 

Author Valerie Gleaton | Publish Date March 01, 2022
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School of Medicine In the News


Scientists Reveal 6 Foods You Should Be Eating During Pregnancy

news outletNewsweek
Publish DateSeptember 28, 2023

Knowing what to eat during pregnancy can be confusing at the best of times. Factor in morning sickness, cravings and everything else that comes with growing a tiny human inside you, it can be difficult to know what to eat to support yourself and your baby.

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For autoimmune disease sufferers, ginger may 'play a critical role' in controlling inflammation, study finds

news outletFOX News
Publish DateSeptember 27, 2023

Ginger could play a critical role in controlling inflammation for people living with autoimmune diseases, according to a new study.

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The Denver Post

Anna Sie, prominent philanthropist and champion of Down syndrome research, dies at 78

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateSeptember 27, 2023

Together, for 56 years, she and her husband, John J. Sie, both immigrants to the U.S., built a family in Colorado during his successful career in cable television.

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Robots Are Taking Over Your Surgery (and You Should Be Excited)

news outletWebMD
Publish DateSeptember 26, 2023

On her flight to Atlanta, Robin Pollack nibbled gummy bears and sipped a cranberry juice cocktail. 

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