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Organizations link VA problems to staff shortages

...of Nurse Practitioners has called on the agency to follow policy recommendations from organizations such as the Institute of Medicine and allow the VA's 5,000 nurses to practice to the full extent of their education and clinical expertise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-12/organizations-link-va-proble
New PTSD report documents known lapses in veteran care

...collaborative care is not uncommon, particularly those diagnosed with PTSD, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.The report, released Friday, found the VA and Defense Department do not encourage the use of best practices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-20/new-ptsd-report-documents-kn
Biz Bits

...contribution to the profession. DR. SAMIR KHLEIFAward/honor: Named to the National Academies of Sciences' Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy Forum.Details: He is Director of the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center.MARION...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-29/biz-bits
Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...lasting, according to an exhaustive report from the Institute of Medicine.Finding ways to model those effects can be difficult...researchers at Geor gia Regents University said.The Institute of Medicine provided an extensive look at blast injuries as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-23/blast-injuries-can-be-subtle
'Culture of resistance' surrounds youth concussions

...known about the risk of concussion in youth sports, especially for athletes who suit up before high school.The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council on Wednesday called for a national system to track sports-related concussions and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-30/culture-resistance-s
Upgrade to nursery keeps babies at Trinity Hospital

...which from 1990 to 2010 rose from 10.6 percent to 12 percent of births in the U.S., the academy said; the Institute of Medicine recently said that rate is similar to countries in sub-Saharan Africa.More than 70 percent of those are "late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-17/upgrade-nursery-keeps-babies
Device will help in detecting concussions during games

...blanche in the design and equipping of CB3.Molfese is among 14 experts serving on the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth, which will report to Congress and President Barack Obama on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-04/device-will-help-detecting-concus
'AIM' for better school name

...University and Georgia Health Sciences University as divisions.The major cancer research center could be the Augusta Institute of Medicine, AIM, with a public-relations slogan such as "AIM ? aiming for the cure." If the regents omit all words...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-09-02/aim-better-school-name
GHSU cancer trials ongoing, encouraging

...treatment."About 30 percent of that investment involves treatment research, including clinical trials, says an Institute of Medicine report. CANCER CLINICAL trials take new therapies from the lab ? where they already have been extensively researched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-12-15/ghsu-cancer-tria
Americans die earlier, are less healthy, according to study

...relatively well off and cuts across all ages and demographics, according to the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine report released Wednesday."The American health-wealth paradox is a pervasive disadvantage that affects everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-09/americans-die-earlier-are-le