University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital receives $3 million to establish Pediatric Disaster Care Center of Excellence

Announcement of $3 million to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital to establish a Pediatric Disaster Care Center of Excellence. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR).

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Meridian Health Foundation Celebrates 22nd Annual Gala at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City

Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce that its 22nd Annual Gala, honoring Gordon Litwin, Esq., chair of the Hackensack Meridian Health Board of Trustees, will take place on Saturday, November 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City.

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The John A. Hartford Foundation Awards Grant to American Academy of Home Care Medicine for Development and Dissemination of a Home-Based Primary Care National Practice Directory

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) is thrilled to announce that The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) has awarded AAHCM a $340,000 grant to create a Home-Based Primary Care National Practice Directory. The John A. Hartford Foundation has also made grants for a Workforce and Education initiative from the Home-Centered Care Institute (HCCI) and a national Learning Collaborative for Home-Based Primary Care and Palliative Care.

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Claus Torp Jensen Has Been Appointed First Chief Digital Officer and Head of Technology for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced that Claus Torp Jensen, PhD, has joined the institution as its first Chief Digital Officer and Head of Technology. His recruitment follows an expansive national search to identify a leader with the vision and experience to lead MSK’s digital transformation.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles receives LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation for second straight year

For the second year in a row, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has received top marks from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which evaluates health care facilities around the United States on their LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices. For achieving the highest possible HEI score of 100, CHLA has been honored with the organization’s LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation.

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New UW center receives NIH grant to improve the fight against cancer

To bridge the gap between cancer interventions and their implementation within communities across the country, the National Institute of Health’s National Cancer Institute is funding the creation of six implementation science centers focused on cancer control. The creation of these centers are part of NIH’s Cancer Moonshot initiative to make more therapies available and improve prevention and detection. One of the six centers will be at the UW.

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