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Albuquerque Journal

Nurse practitioners serving NM’s health care needs

A quoted study by the School of Nursing found that hospitals with nurse practitioners had fewer deaths after common surgeries, as well as shorter hospital stays and decreased Medicare costs for patients.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Contacting an abortion clinic online may put your personal information at risk

A study by Matthew S. McCoy and Ari B. Friedman of the Perelman School of Medicine found that most abortion-provider websites use third-party trackers to distribute personal information.

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Bloomberg

Preterm birth drug Makena ignites argument over health equity

Holly Fernandez Lynch of the Perelman School of Medicine says that there needs to be a truly expedited pathway for withdrawal once a drug is deemed unfit for the market.

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MedPage Today

Nursing leaders call for ‘moonshot’ initiative to tackle current crises

At a conference, Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing says that now is the time to tackle several long-standing issues in nursing, including labor shortages and workforce diversity.

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Chief Healthcare Executive

Text messages can reduce hospital readmissions: Study

A study by Eric Bressman and Anna Morgan of the Perelman School of Medicine and colleagues found that automated texts sent to patients after being discharged from the hospital led to a reduction in acute care resources.

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Bloomberg

Biogen’s next Alzheimer drug feeds push for FDA approval revamp

Emily Largent and Holly Fernandez Lynch of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the clinical uncertainty of new Alzheimer’s drug findings and the FDA’s need to have post-approval trials underway.

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