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Surviving Ebola: Africa Cries Out for Healthcare Boost

Media Mentions | August 21, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Amit Khandelwal comments on the need to get the basic level of healthcare systems up to speed in Africa to prevent diseases such as Ebola.

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Ebola Fear Factor Threatens to Dampen African Business Buzz

Media Mentions | August 14, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Amit Khandelwal comments on the economic impact of the Ebola outbreak in Africa, noting that it will be a much bigger issue if the disease spreads rapidly in Nigeria—due to the density of the country’s population.

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The Value of Innovative Medical Therapies

Media Mentions | May 13, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Prof. Frank Lichtenberg’s research shows that innovative new medical treatments may raise pharmaceutical costs, but their effectiveness leads to lower medical expenditures in other areas such as nursing home costs, doctor’s office visits, and hospital stays.

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Does Allergan Deal Create New Phase of Pharma M&A?

Media Mentions | April 22, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Fabio Savoldelli says that the deal for Allergan by Valeant and activist investor Bill Ackman may change the face of mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Media Mentions | April 18, 2014 | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. Ann Bartel’s research finds that hospital units staffed by more experienced nurses provide the best patient care and are most cost effective for the hospital.

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Report Claims Nurse Overtime More Cost Effective than Temps

Media Mentions | April 16, 2014 | Staffing Industry

Research by Prof. Ann Bartel shows that an experienced nursing staff contributes to a higher standard of patient care and lower costs to the hospital.

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How You Can Think Yourself Slim: Your Metabolism Speeds up When Your Body Thinks It's Eating Something High in Calories

Media Mentions | April 15, 2014 | The Daily Mail

Prof. Alia Crum’s research finds that the people’s metabolisms speed up when they believe they are consuming fattening or high–calorie food, regardless of the ’s actual calorie count.

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Nurse Experience Linked to Shorter Hospital Patient Stays

Media Mentions | April 14, 2014 | Modern Healthcare

Prof. Ann Bartel’s research shows that a more experienced nursing staff leads to shorter hospital stays for the patients under their care.

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Mind over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach

Media Mentions | April 14, 2014 | NPR

Research by Prof. Alia Crum shows that eating foods labeled as fattening or high in calories prompts the body’s metabolism to speed up, regardless of the food’s actual nutritional value.

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Experienced Nurses Shorten Length of Stay, Improve Patient Outcomes

Media Mentions | April 14, 2014 | Fierce Healthcare

Prof. Ann Bartel’s research finds that hospital units with a more experienced nursing staff provide better patient care and are more cost effective.

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