Duke Eye Center opens new entrance to improve patient experience
A new temporary entrance to the Duke Eye Center will benefit patients while construction is ongoing.
Duke chooses own health insurance plan over ACA for employees
The Affordable Care Act will have little impact on the way Duke manages its health care policies.
School of Nursing to offer HIV/AIDS concentration
As of fall 2014, the Duke University School of Nursing will offer a concentration in HIV/AIDS specialty.
Duke Cancer Institute volunteers concerned about training
Many students, however, believe that training for such a large volunteering program should cover more areas and be more specific, particularly in terms of bedside manner.
Vaccinations spike following new DUHS flu shot requirements
The Duke University Health System has experienced a dramatic increase in flu vaccinations this year following a major policy change in April.
Research at Duke-NUS tackles different areas than School of Medicine
Eight years after its establishment, Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School has developed as a hybrid style of medical education.
Medical students fear potential budget cut's effect on residency programs
A nationwide $11 billion dollar budget cut to graduate medical education, if passed, may hurt Duke’s residency program in the future.
Health experts evaluate role of Internet in accessing medical information
Social media has changed the health industry landscape significantly, according to a new book written by a Duke professor.
Duke uses health homes to provide patient-centric care
Duke is looking to revolutionize health care through community health homes, with the eventual goal of decreasing dependence on hospitals.
Duke Regional Hospital searches for new president
Duke Regional Hospital is in the process of finding a new president following the departure of former President Kerry Watson.
Duke professor wins award to advance research
Karin Reuter-Rice, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar award Sept. 13
DUHS struggles with transition to electronic medical record
Duke University Health System's implementation of the electronic medical record has created several hurdles for patients and providers alike.
Catherine Gilliss reflects on years as nursing dean
Dean of the School of Nursing Catherine Gilliss will step down in June 2014.
Duke Med opens friday night clinics for high school football players
The Duke University Hospital has started Friday night clinics for high school football players who are injured on Friday nights and need immediate assistance.
New organization to promote health care innovation across disciplines
Health leaders from around the world gathered at Duke Monday for the launch of a new organization designed to promote creative solutions to health care challenges.
Arts and Health promotes artistic environment at Duke Medicine
After undergoing its own makeover, Arts & Health at Duke is ready to revamp Duke Medicine’s artistic environment.
Electroconvulsive therapy maintains charged base
Electroconvulsive therapy—which has long been a source of heated debate among medical professionals—has a foundation of support in the Duke Medical Center.
Mösenbichler-Bryant discusses the Duke Medicine Orchestra
Dr. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant leads the Duke Medicine Orchestra, an organization of Duke University Medical Center affiliated musicians.
$830 million later, DUHS campus becomes cohesive
Just five years ago, to walk across Duke’s medical campus, patients, doctors and students had to cross a railroad track.
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.