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New training program enhances disaster preparedness for healthcare personnel

A new comprehensive course incorporating an interdisciplinary approach to disaster preparedness shows promise for better equipping health professionals in responding to disasters. Medical staff and researchers from Tohoku University and Fukushima Medical University organized the program. The two universities are well equipped in disaster response and preparedness given their regions were at the epicenter of […]

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COVID-19 telemonitoring program helps reduce hospital admissions and ER visits

The rapid upscaling of a telemonitoring program in which health care providers performed daily telemedicine check-ins on COVID-19 patients faced a unique set of challenges. How these were resolved, and early outcomes, are reported in the peer-reviewed journal Telemedicine and e-Health. “Kaiser Permanente’s Virtual Home Care Program (VHCP) was able to rapidly establish a telemedicine-based […]

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Single-cell sequencing of CLL therapy: Shared genetic program, patient-specific execution

Researchers at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases in Vienna, the University Medical Center of Regensburg, and the National Institute of Hematology and Infectious Diseases and the Semmelweis University in Budapest have studied the response to targeted leukemia therapy […]