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Doctors debate the source of van Gogh's malady

Doctors debate the source of van Gogh's malady

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

A year after cutting off his left year, suffering subsequent breakdowns and spending time in an asylum, Vincent van Gogh died of a gunshot wound—an apparent suicide. The world has wondered ever since what ailed him. Recently, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam created a full exhibition and...

U.N. adopts declaration on anti-microbial resistance

By Associated Press  |  September 21, 2016

World leaders approved a wide-ranging declaration Wednesday aimed at addressing the rising number of drug-resistant infections — something the World Health Organization says has the potential to kill millions and undermine the global economy, likening it to "a slow-motion tsunami."

Bees bring sweet discovery at Welsh hospital

Bees bring sweet discovery at Welsh hospital

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 03, 2016

“When we arrived there were tarps up to catch the honey before it fell through onto the floor and towels to catch where it was running down the walls and pooling.” She said the hive had gone unnoticed for up to five years. It’s thought warm summer weather melted some of the wax,...

Fungi in bagpipes were instrumental in man's death

Fungi in bagpipes were instrumental in man's death

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 03, 2016

Dr. Jenny King of University Hospital South Manchester and her colleagues published their findings last month in the journal Thorax, saying they had found more than six kinds of fungi in the man’s bagpipes. They caused a debilitating, and finally fatal, disease.

Gold Award: Humber River Hospital

Gold Award: Humber River Hospital

By Joseph Conn  |  September 02, 2016

The 656-bed hospital, which opened last fall, was built with its own triple aim: Lean, green and high-tech. Hospital planners used Lean Six Sigma methodologies, including a pre-construction workflow analysis, to identify and create labor-saving design features, such as a layout that significantly...

Bronze Award: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Bronze Award: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

By Joseph Conn  |  September 02, 2016

The Cleveland Clinic's massive medical center in Abu Dhabi, a joint venture with the government of the United Arab Emirates, comprises 101 acres of floor space, roughly two-thirds the size of the Pentagon. But the project's magnitude is one of its strengths.

Why a Chinese billionaire is now the biggest investor in CHS

Why a Chinese billionaire is now the biggest investor in CHS

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 20, 2016

Tianqiao Chen, through affiliate Shanda Media, announced last Monday that he had accumulated 11.3 million shares of CHS, or 9.9% of common shares. Then he added another 88,000 CHS shares days later to make it an even 10%.

Olympian takes drive, passion back to St. Luke's Health

Olympian takes drive, passion back to St. Luke's Health

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 20, 2016

Her day job is director of community health at St. Luke's Health System's West Region in Idaho. But cyclist Kristin Armstrong won a place in Olympic history in Rio, joining speedskater Bonnie Blair as the only American women to win three gold medals in the same event at any Olympics, grabbing her...

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