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2012-05-14 09:40:17

A Henry Ford Hospital study found that simulation training improved the critical decision-making skills of medical residents performing actual resuscitations in the Emergency Department. Researchers say the residents performed better in four key skill areas after receiving the simulation training: leadership, problem solving, situational awareness and communication. Their overall performance also sharpened. While many studies have shown the benefits of simulation training for honing the...

2012-04-24 22:19:59

Robot-assisted surgery is now both more common and far more successful than radical "open" surgery to treat prostate cancer in the United States, according to a new Henry Ford Hospital study published in the current issue of the medical journal European Urology. The research, led by scientists at Henry Ford Hospital's Vattikuti Urology Institute (VUI), is the first to compare in a nationwide population sample the results of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) to the standard...

2012-04-19 23:02:47

A new Henry Ford Hospital study shows mood disorders are not linked to either nasal obstructive symptoms or the failure of nasal obstruction surgery. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 While mood disorders like depression or anxiety tend to negatively affect treatment for allergies and chronic rhinosinusitis, the same cannot be said for patients with nasal obstructions such as deviated septum, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. The new study shows mood disorders are not...

2012-04-19 23:01:29

Insomnia can have a negative effect on the tinnitus, worsening the functional and emotional toll of chronic ringing, buzzing, hissing or clicking in the head and ears, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 For the more than 36 million people plagued by tinnitus, insomnia can have a negative effect on the condition, worsening the functional and emotional toll of chronic ringing, buzzing, hissing or clicking in the head and...

2012-04-12 10:22:33

DETROIT, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System will receive the official Baldrige Award for performance excellence, Sunday evening, April 15, in Washington, DC. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/DE45702 ) The presentation will be made by the Secretary of Commerce John Bryson to Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting. Henry Ford was one of only four 2011 recipients and the only organization in Michigan to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National...

2012-04-04 06:27:08

DETROIT, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System will receive the prestigious 2011 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award in a ceremony, Thursday, April 5. The award will be presented to Henry Ford's CEO Nancy Schlichting during a luncheon at the 2012 National Quality Forum Annual Conference and Membership Meeting in Washington, DC. The award recognizes Henry Ford for its successful "No Harm Campaign," which aims to decrease harm events through enhancing the...

2012-03-28 23:01:20

Through face-to-face video calls on iPads and other tablets, Henry Ford is initiating the next wave of high-tech communication at hospitals called “telerounding.” The iPad fills a critical need for Henry Ford surgeons to communicate with their patients in the clinic or inpatient setting, even when they´re not in the same city. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 A Henry Ford Hospital surgeon checks in on a patient the day after removing a tumor from his kidney,...

2012-02-22 15:00:00

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance and the ear used to listen to a cell phone, with more than 70 percent of participants holding their cell phone up to the ear on the same side as their dominant hand. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 DETROIT - If you´re a left brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in...

2012-02-22 05:00:00

Henry Ford Health System physician Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a Member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Henry Ford Health System physician Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a Member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. Dr. Wisdom...

2012-02-20 10:15:00

DETROIT, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System physician Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a Member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120220/DE56178 ) Dr. Wisdom currently serves as Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity and the Chief Wellness officer at Henry Ford Health System. As a member of the Advisory...