Duke Medical Pavilion ready for move in
After three and a half years and nearly $600 million, Duke Hospital’s glass-walled Medical Pavilion opened its doors to the public this weekend.
Stigma deters Duke undergraduates from pursuing nursing
Although the U.S. News and World Report ranks the School of Nursing seventh in the nation, most undergraduate students have never considered nursing as a career option because of associated stigmas.
DUHS sees decrease in patients and revenue
Overall patient volume and revenue at DUHS have fallen in the past fiscal year.
Norovirus spreads throughout North Carolina
Norovirus, a highly communicable stomach virus responsible for millions of cases of gastroenteritis annually, has been found in several outbreak locations throughout North Carolina.
Duke health system limits visitors
Duke University Health System has restricted visitation to immediate family members and those over 18 who are healthy.
Siddhartha Mukherjee, a Pulitzer Prize winner, outlines past and future of cancer
Medical understanding of cancer has not always been as promising as it is now.
Three Duke health system facilities tied to meningitis scare
The FDA labeled 80 North Carolina health care facilities, including seven in Durham, as customers of the pharmacy tied to the ongoing national meningitis outbreak.
Duke health system unveils nurse leadership program
The purpose of the joint program is to develop leadership and management skills.
Duke nursing school breaks ground on new facility
The new $20.2 million space arises out of a desire to better address the needs of an expanding faculty and student body.
Duke health system, local doctors lose $8.3 mil owed by defunct prison contractor
Duke and any other creditors will not receive any money from MDI.
Duke Medicine prepares for health care reform
The Duke University Health System is changing the way it conducts business since the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act in June.
Duke doctors develop ethical distribution policy for scarce drugs
The policy uses mathematical models and algorithms to determine a patient’s priority.
Obamacare ruling to have limited impact at polls
The highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare will change the course of health care, but it may not change voters’ minds in the November elections.
Duke Med backs health care reform
Despite controversy surrounding the passage of the Affordable Care Act, leaders from the Duke University Health System have stood behind the legislation.
Program fights diabetes in the underserved South
A collaborative effort to reduce diabetes in the South will receive a major boost from the federal government.
Q & A with James Hildebrand
Hildebrand, supervisor of the Duke Allergy Lab, received the Presidential Award, one of the highest awards given to Duke faculty and staff.
Institute produces study in response to Potti scandal
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a report on research integrity and procedure Friday.
Duke doctor furthers optic care for athletes
An eye care visionary has set his sights on establishing the first national center for sports vision.
DIM accepts insurance to aid patients
Duke Integrative Medicine is now accepting insurance in order to increase patient access.
Monday Life makes patients ‘feel more human’
After more than one year of working with Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center, The Monday Life plans to expand its fundraising efforts to five additional hospitals nationwide.
The jewel of Duke Medicine
The February opening of the Duke Cancer Center is a simultaneous testament to the future of cancer treatment and the historical evolution of patient care at Duke.
Duke guitarist uses music as a therapy device
Wherever music therapist Tray Batson and his guitar go, the healing effects follow.
DUHS reform plan takes shape
Administrators at Duke Medicine kicked off the New Year by coming together to consider critical issues Duke Medicine will face due to impending national health care reform.
Scrabble tournament benefits cancer patients
In a world with Words with Friends, some still play Scrabble in person.
Research projects face ‘scary’ outlook amid NIH cuts
As potential budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health funding loom, Duke is planning how to bolster its resources and minimize potential losses.