In Case You Missed It: Week of Aug. 8, 2014

Posted on Fri, Aug 08, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Week of Aug. 8, 2014

“In Case You Missed It” is a weekly roundup of popular healthcare headlines.

NIH to launch early Ebola vaccine trial in September. "The USA will launch an early-stage trial in September of an experimental vaccine against Ebola, the deadly viral disease that has killed 729 people in the largest outbreak in history." Read more at

According to a survey by the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety, the number of violent incidents involving hospital workers jumped 37 percent in the past three years. Here's one clinician's experience. 

In July 2014Forbes listed McAllen, TX as the 3rd best city for jobs in 2014. Learn 6 other interesting facts about McAllen Medical Center in this facility spotlight! 

VIDEO: Tattoos Don't Work the Way You Think They Do. "It turns out your ethereal water-colored bird is kind of like an infection—and the reason it's permanent is because your body keeps on fighting it forever." Continue reading this article at

WEBINAR. How Integrated Clinical Services and Technologies are Making Healthcare Work Better. Register now for this webinar presented by Dr. Kirk B. Jensen and Mark Hamm, to discover the benefits of hospital-wide integration. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT. Register at now!

Today's Hospitalist recently interviewed Dr. Titilola Britto from Cartersville Medical Center on the subject of quality improvement fatigue and how to engage hospitalists. Read his insightful tips here: 

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