News and Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Health Services & Outcomes Research. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our members' latest achievements, awards and honors.
Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPH, is featured in the spotlight on the Northwestern Medicine Hispanic Transplant Program. Read the Northwestern Medicine Magazine article.
Most patients who report a penicillin allergy are in fact not allergic, and verifying allergies before resorting to less-effective antibiotics can improve outcomes and avoid the spread of antimicrobial resistance, according to a review in JAMA.
Megan Colleen McHugh, PhD leads the center's efforts in Manufacturing and Health research, aiming to generate evidence to improve the health of manufacturing employees and communities, and reduce health care costs for companies. Read more about this grant on the Policies for Action website.
Minimally invasive hysterectomy results in worse overall survival outcomes for cancer patients than traditional open surgery, according to a new study.
A Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated that an age-related increase in estrogen may be the culprit behind a common hernia in elderly men.
A large national study shows electively inducing labor at 39 weeks actually reduces the rate of cesarean deliveries and decreases maternal and fetal complications.
Pediatric patients with sepsis who completed a series of treatments within one hour of sepsis recognition had better outcomes when compared to patients who didn’t complete treatments in the same time frame, according to a multi-center study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, co-authored by Elizabeth Alpern, MD.
Feinberg faculty members, scientists and students learned how to move their health information technologies toward commercialization at INVOForward, a mentorship program in biomedical entrepreneurship.
Lee Lindquist, ’00 MD, chief of Geriatrics, helps families start difficult conversations about aging with the website Plan Your Lifespan.