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August 7, 2020

 

Source: WPXI-TV
August 6, 2020
… During a recent news conference, Bogen pointed out the majority of tests are coming from hospital systems like UPMC and Allegheny Health Network, where most turnaround times are 24-48 hours. ...

 

Source: WTAE-TV
August 7, 2020
… UPMC is continuing to monitor school district decisions to better understand the impact to our employees and their families. ...

 

What will it take for schools to reopen safely in the midst of a pandemic?
Source: Los Angeles Times
August 6, 2020
… “Einstein said ‘Not everything that counts can be counted,’” said Julie Donohue, a professor of health policy and management at the University of Pittsburgh and co-author of the JAMA editorial. “We are massively experiencing that quote right now.” …

 

Source: WICU-TV (Erie)
August 6, 2020
… Goodblend will be partnering with the University of Pittsburgh. …

 

Source: WJET-TV (Erie)
August 6, 2020
… Goodblend will be partnering with the University of Pittsburgh for the new research program. ...

 

Source: Westfield Free Press Courier
August 6, 2020
UPMC Wellsboro is offering community multi-diagnosis blood analysis screenings at nine locations throughout September. …

 

Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette
August 7, 2020
… Penn College is partnering with UPMC Susquehanna to facilitate contact tracing in the event of a case of COVID-19 on campus, although Gilmour noted that the college will not be testing asymptomatic students and staff. …

 

Source: Penn Live
August 5, 2020
UPMC Susquehanna, with hospitals in Williamsport, Muncy and Sunbury, account for nearly 27 percent but the government notes it closed Sunbury earlier this year.

 

Source: Penn Live
August 6, 2020
… Massini pointed out the same agencies approved UPMC Pinnacle’s acquisition of four central Pennsylvania hospitals, including Carlisle Regional Medical Center. ...

 

Source: MedPage Today
August 6, 2020
… The $7 million NHLBI study led by Callaway -- dubbed the C3PO study, for Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma in Outpatients -- involves UPMC, Michigan Medicine, the Medical University of South Carolina, and Stanford Medicine. ...

 

Source: Becker’s Hospital Review
August 6, 2020
… Current investors in Xealth include Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic, Milwaukee-based Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Orange County, Calif.-based MemorialCare Innovation Fund, Providence Ventures and UPMC. …

 

Source: Becker’s Health IT
August 6, 2020
… 20. UPMC (Pittsburgh): UPMC Enterprises ...

 

Source: Mass Live
August 6, 2020
“Patients with sickle cell disease and chronic pain have no real alternative to chronic opioid therapy, which has severe limitations and disadvantages,” said Laura DeCastro, MD, MBBS and Pitt associate professor of medicine, director of benign hematology for the Institute for Transfusion Medicine and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, and director of Clinical Translational Research for the Sickle Cell Disease Research Center of Excellence.

 

Source: MedCity News
August 6, 2020
… “Among survey respondents, there was a near-unanimous focus on genomic data management, signaling that health systems anticipate growth and increased use of genomics,” said Philip Empey, associate professor at UPMC’s School of Pharmacy, in a statement. …

 

Source: Precision Oncology News
August 6, 2020
Theresa Whiteside at UPMC and Annette Marleau at Aethlon are principal investigators of the grant.