WATCHMAN atrial occlusion device shows favorable safety record in U.S. clinical practice
Procedures to implant the WATCHMAN left atrial occlusion device had a high implant success rate and a low rate of in-hospital complications in an analysis of more than 38,000 procedures presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).Source: Medical Xpress
2020 Day of Instrumentation on Jan. 24: Invitation to Register
Registration is open for the second annual Yale Day of Instrumentation on January 24, 2020. For more information and to register, please visit: https://instrumentation.yale.edu The goals of this event are to: Continue to develop the campus community around instrumentation development at Yale Update the community on recent developments and next steps Seek input from the campus community on the needs and next steps in the instrumentation initiative at Yale The day-long event will consist of plenary talks in the morning and working groups in the afternoon. The goal is to understand better and collect your ideas for how instrumentation and technology development can best support the research mission of Yale.
American Heart Association’s Clinical Research Prize awarded to Yale outcomes research pioneer Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D.
The American Heart Association has awarded its Clinical Research Prize to Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., FAHA, the Harold H. Hines, Jr., Professor of Medicine and the director of Yale School of Medicine’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation.Source: American Heart Association
Seventh Annual Yale Day of Data on Friday, Dec. 6
The 2019 Yale Day of Data centers on the theme of Data Privacy, which emphasizes the challenges of balancing abundant information and openness in research with concerns about privacy and surveillance. It will be held at Yale Law School on December 6.
Olive oil’s health benefits explored at Yale School of Public Health symposium
Yale’s Olive Oil and Health symposium drew a deeply invested group to New Haven this month—chefs, growers, importers, scientists, associations of producers, entrepreneurs and business people—to celebrate this amazing fruit juice and begin mapping out a new olive institute at the Yale School of Public Health.
Alumna Patricia Nez Henderson on breaking boundaries at Yale
Patricia Nez Henderson ’94 M.P.H., ’00 M.D. discussed her work promoting the wellness of the Navajo community in a conversation with President Peter Salovey on Sept. 17 before a packed audience at the Yale Center for British Art.Source: Yale News
Senator Murphy Defends Gains, Promotes Expanded Health Care at YSPH Lecture
In a visit to the Yale School of Public Health on Monday, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy defended the Affordable Care Act and spoke about “buttressing” its gains with new legislation that makes Medicare directly available to every citizen.