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New Interview on E-Health Records with Dr. Ashish K. Jha of the Harvard School of Public Health on Talking Technology

Leroy Jones, Jr. has posted a new podcast interview with Dr. Ashish K. Jha of the Harvard School of Public Health on electronic health records and health information technology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 10, 2009 -- Leroy Jones, Jr ., a political commentator and gov...

Filmmaker Prakash Jha To Set Up Ultra-Modern Hospital In Bihar

Filmmaker Prakash Jha has offered to set up an ultra-modern medical college and hospital in his home district of Bettiah in Bihar//. Jha said his desire to turn the Mata Janki Kunwar Hospital in Bettiah to a full-fledged medical college and hospital was part of his goal to see Bihar on the dev...

Medical Journal Praises VA Electronic Health Record

... Affairs (VA) for its successful implementation of a comprehensive system of electronic health records. The study's authors, led by Dr. Ashish K. jha of Harvard University , noted that VA's use of electronic health records has significantly enhanced the quality of patient care. They also found tha...

Response to 'Association Between Hospital-Reported Leapfrog Safe Practices Scores and Inpatient Mortality,' Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA); April 1, 2009

...isk procedures) - have been studied extensively and linked to improved hospital outcomes, including reduced mortality. Most recently, Dr. Ashish jha from Harvard Medical School and colleagues published a paper supporting this relationship in the Journal of the Joint Commission. A description of t...

Few Hospitals Embracing Electronic Health Record Systems

.... But few hospitals have adopted these systems, jha noted. "Achieving the vision of having electronic ...et any more money for implementing these systems," jha noted. The researchers did not include federal ...comprehensive electronic health record systems. jha noted that the recently passed stimulus bill inclu...

U.S. Hospitals Lag in Patient Satisfaction

...l is something we would have gotten right by now," jha said. Yet patients report that their pain isn'...on about what to expect after they are discharged, jha said. "This is really the basic stuff. Patients sh...at hospitals always get these basic things right," jha added. ...

Animal Rescue Operations Underway in Flooded Bihar, India

...et it go. Those who left animals behind were forced to. They are as dear to them as their children" Ajatshatru Singh, a local leader said. Pradyut jha was one such farmer who stayed back at the Chainpur village with his cattle. The village looked like a tidal surge had gone through it. Whole trees ha...

Harvard Study in Joint Commission Journal: Mortality Rates Lower in Leapfrog Hospitals

...ree to the public at http://www.leapfroggroup.org . "Does the Leapfrog Program Help Identify High-Quality Hospitals?" was authored by Dr. Ashish K. jha and his colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health. The study concluded that "Consumers who choose hospitals identified by Leapfrog as having b...

India caught in catastrophic smoking epidemic

...,409) 32% of all deaths from cancer (709 out of 2,248) 23% of all deaths from disease (5,651 out of 25,290) Lead author Professor Prabhat jha of the Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), St. Michaels Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada, said: The extreme risks from smoking that we fo...

New UIC center to study end-of-life transition

...e after watching the video. The study will be directed by Aruna Jha, research assistant professor of nursing, who has a background in social work. jha said Asian Americans have recently emerged as the group with the fastest increase in rates of suicide deaths for men and women aged 20 to 24. "Their r...

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Jha in Medical Technology

Glenmark Initiates Phase 2 Trial for Crofelemer for Acute Infectious Diarrhea

...ng Phase 2 clinical trials in Europe, has recently been out-licensed to Eli Lilly & company. For further information, please contact: Ms. Vasudha jha General Manager, Corporate Communications Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Tel: [+91 22] 40189919 | Fax: [+91 22] 40189986 Email: media@glenmarkphar...
Jha in Biological News

Another reason to drink a nice cup of shade-grown joe

...andscape, promoting plant gene flow," said Shalene jha of the University of Michigan. "This is unlike mos...serve as a focal point for forest regeneration. jha said they hope the discovery calls attention to th...great opportunity to support native biodiversity," jha said. "Many studies have shown that conserving nat...

Shade coffee benefits more than birds

...shed by University of Michigan researchers Shalene jha and Christopher Dick in the Dec. 23 issue of the j...ants." As she spent time in the field, however, jha realized that the story of how Miconia trees spr...netic diversity patterns in tropical tree species, jha collected and analyzed DNA samples from Miconia ...
Jha in Biological Technology

UW computer scientists tout achievements and explain industry shortcomings

...he toughest security around. But Professor Somesh jha recalled that in a test run, a National Security ... are getting very good at changing their attacks," jha said. That means they can, for example, often slip...can be easily changed. In recent test results that jha displayed, three major commercial anti-virus packa...

Web-centric entrepreneurs find models that attract investment

...gy out of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation portfolio. I found the technology developed at the UW-Computer Science Department by Dr. Somesh jha and his colleagues to hold exciting promise in dealing with the next generation of malware (viruses, spyware, Trojan, etc.)," he said "After researchi...

Securitas aims to counter virus behavior

...O Praveen Sinha and UW-Madison researchers Somesh jha and Mihai Christodorescu . Together they are qui...t could impact larger markets. He found researcher jha and his Ph.D. student, Christodorescu, who were in... early decision-making process. Chylla, Sinha, and jha hold weekly meetings with people like Sanjay Sawhn...

UW computer scientists fighting computer virus "Cold War"

... "Essentially, this is an arms race," says Somesh jha , an associate professor of computer science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison . jha and graduate student Mihai Christodorescu have t...commercial companies are going to be sustainable," jha says. SAFE requires updates only when viruses ...
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