The August edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article about Virginia Mason's success at using a manufacturing principle of lean to improve medication administration and patient safety.
Last week, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport announced former Auburn University running back Tre Mason attended the NFL Scouting Combine medical recheck due to a lingering wrist injury. Specifically, Mason will reportedly need to undergo surgery...Show More Summary
According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, Auburn RB Tre Mason needs wrist srugery. #Auburn RB Tre Mason a surprise visitor to Combine medical rechecks, per source. Needs wrist surgery post-draft, should be back by preseason — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 25, 2014 But according to Mason, he needs nothing. Show More Summary
Tre Mason will miss OTAs to recover from wrist surgery, according to reports. Mason disagrees. Several NFL Draft prospects were sent to Friday's Combine recheck to have ailments re-examined by doctors. None of the attendees were particular surprising, except for Auburn running back Tre Mason. Show More Summary
Tre Mason, the former Auburn star and current NFL prospect, will reportedly need to undergo surgery for a wrist injury after the upcoming draft. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, a medical exam at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine revealed...Show More Summary
Percy Pride, 61, told the Philadelphia Daily News on Tuesday that his son, 40-year-old Steve Mason, has suffered for years with bipolar disorder and the violent train brawl was not his son's fault
The south half of Metro Route 2 chugs from downtown Seattle to Madrona Park and back via Seneca and Union Streets, a traffic light interrupting its progress on nearly every block. Virginia Mason Medical Center, First Hill, and the north part of the Central District pass by during the leisurely trip. We’ll call this part […]
The Chicago Cubs have unveiled the team's first mascot. Clark, a young bear wearing a Cubs jersey and backward blue baseball cap, was accompanied Monday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center by a dozen team prospects. The mascot is named after the North Side Chicago street on which Wrigley Field is located. Show More Summary
The Chicago Cubs have unveiled the team’s first official mascot since the live bear the team had in 1916. During a visit at the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center’s pediatric development center, a group of the team’s prospective players made an appearance with the cub as a part of the Cubs’ Rookie Development program, according to MLB.com. Show More Summary
Virginia Mason Medical Center announced today it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, general surgery and critical care.
The Virginia Mason Institute, established in response to the number of requests for Virginia Mason Medical Center to share its success in applying lean principles to improve health care, is commemorating its fifth anniversary this y...
SEATTLE - (July 10, 2013) - Virginia Mason Medical Center has been named one of the Most Wired health systems in the nation for the second consecutive year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Virginia Mason is again the only Seattle hospital and one of only 289 in the U.S. to make this year's list.
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (MAY 20, 2013) – University of Minnesota Medical School researchers from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, in partnership with the University's Brain Tumor Program, have developed a new mouse model...Show More Summary
There’s an excellent blog post on the Virginia Mason Medical Center site: “Does respecting co-workers make patients safer?” As a leader in adopting and adapting Toyota management methods to healthcare, Virginia Mason understands that “respect for people” is a core part of this philosophy (as I’ve recently blogged about). Respectful behavior is an active choice [...]
Imagine the population of your town swelling with war refugees by 25 percent in one year - or even doubling or tripling in size. Imagine the competition for work, housing, and social and medical services.
Researchers from the College of Pharmacy and Medical School working within the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, have partnered to identify genetic variations that may help signal which acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients will benefit or not benefit from one of the newest antileukemic agents. Their study is published in Clinical Cancer Research...
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (February 26, 2013) – Researchers from the College of Pharmacy and Medical School working within the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, have partnered to identify genetic variations that may help signal...Show More Summary
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Q4 2012 Earnings Call February 7, 2013 4:30 PM ET Executives Cynthia Clayton – VP, IR and Corporate Communications John Maraganore – CEO Akshay Vaishnaw – SVP and Chief Medical Officer Mike MasonShow More Summary
Here is a commentary written by Gary S. Kaplan, MD, the CEO of Virginia Mason Medical Center: “The Lean Approach to Health Care: Safety, Quality, and Cost.” More than a decade ago, Kaplan and the team at VMMC realized they had to focus “on three things: 1) the safety of patients while in our care; [...]
When KROQ's Bean of "Kevin & Bean" announced that he planned to donate not money, not time, but an internal organ to a longtime station employee, fans lauded his decision, as did Scott Mason, who has suffered medical issues for years. [ more › ]