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March 21, 2016

Dr. Karandeep Singh's issue brief on mobile health apps featured in a number of press articles

DLHS faculty Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc was featured in a number of press articles regarding his recent issue brief publication on the Commonwealth Fund website. His research has been referenced in articles by MobileHealthNews, HealthCare Informatics, BenefitsPro, Fierce Mobile Healthcare, Philanthropy New York, and ASAHP

March 17, 2016

Professor and Bioethicist Raymond De Vries featured in NYTimes article on research on assisted suicide in the Netherlands

Raymond De Vries, PhD (University of Michigan ) and Scott Kim, MD, PhD (NIH) were quoted in the New York Times regarding their study of euthanasia and assisted suicide (EAS) for persons with psychiatric illnesses was recently. The study found that persons receiving EAS for psychiatric disorders in the Netherlands were mostly women, of diverse ages, with complex and chronic psychiatric, medical, and psychosocial histories. The researchers also reported that in more than half of approved cases, people had declined treatment that could have helped, and that many cited loneliness as an important reason for wanting to die.

March 15, 2016

Dr. Jodyn Platt publishes research on informed consent in ethical clinical practice and research.

Dr. Platt's article was recently published in BMT and explores informed consent in the context of hematopoietic cell transplantation. 

March 14, 2016

JAMIA article authored by Charles Friedman and Joshua Rubin a top ten most read article of 2015

Charles Friedman's, PhD and Joshua Rubin's, JD, MBA, MPP, MPH article, "Toward a science of learning systems: a research agenda for the high-functioning Learning Health System", was noted as a Top Ten most-read JAMIA article of 2015.

March 11, 2016

DLHS faculty Martha Funnell and Cheryl Moyer recognized as BMC Health Services reviewers for 2015

Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE and Cheryl A. Moyer, MPH, PhD were acknowledged as BMC Health Services Research reviewers for 2015 for their contributions to BMC Volume 15 (2015). 

March 10, 2016

Dr. Karandeep Singh's issue brief now available on the Commonwealth Fund website

Dr. Karandeep Singh's issue brief, "Developing a Framework for Evaluating the Patient Engagement, Quality, and Safety of Mobile Health Applications", was posted to the Commonwealth Fund website Feb. 18.

March 8, 2016

Dr. Brent Stansfield publishes research on medical students' empathy attitudes

Assistant Professor of Learning Health Sciences, Brent Stansfield, PhD, recently published research exploring the decline in empathy of medical students during undergraduate training. Dr. Stansfield was lead author on the article that was published in Advances in Health Sciences Education

March 7, 2016

Dr. Joel Purkiss presents at 2016 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference

Dr. Purkiss recently presented “Conducting Effective Survey Research” at the 2016 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference, in Ann Arbor, on February 28.

March 4, 2016

HILS degree program and the LHS Journal featured in Healthcare Informatics article

DLHS's Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems degree program was featured in a recent article by Healthcare Informatics. The article also mentions the recently launched Learning Health System open access journal. The piece includes mentions Department Chair Dr. Charles Friedman and Professor of Learning Health Sciences Dr. Anne Sales.

March 2, 2016

Dr. Charles Friedman named one of 20 of America's Best Healthcare Informatics Researchers, Professors and Minds

The PokitDok team recently posted their list of renowned healthcare informatics professionals who they believe continue to play a significant role in the growing field of health informatics.