N.J.'s hospitals move up to 4th in safety, according to Leapfrog score (njbiz.com) New Jersey now ranks fourth nationwide on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, with 52 percent of the state's acute care general hospitals getting an “A” grade for safety, according to the nonprofit Leapfrog Group, which gives safety letter grades of “A” to “F” to 2,500 hospitals nationwide.
Webinar on Navigating Path to Diversity in Medical School Admissions (aamc.org) Building on the legal and educational policy fundamentals outlined in the recently revised publication, Roadmap to Diversity and Educational Excellence: Key Legal and Educational Policy Foundations for Medical Schools, the AAMC will host a webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 19 that aims to support schools in making core legal foundations for admissions and enrollment-related processes more standardized and successful.
With Good Hospital Practices, Emory Rises to Ebola Challenge (kaiserhealthnews.org) It was July 30th when Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital got the first call. An American doctor who’d been treating Ebola in Liberia was now, himself, terribly sick with the virus. In just 72 hours, Dr. Kent Brantly came through Emory’s doors.
N.J. hospital launches website to help parents of disabled children shop for insurance (nj.com) Patti Feeney’s 5-year-old daughter Brianna was born with a genetic disorder so obscure, most doctors and insurance companies have never heard of it.