Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Receives Ohio's First Hyperfine Portable MRI Systems to Speed Scanning and Diagnosis for Urgent Brain Injuries

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is the first in the state of Ohio, and one of the first in the country, to offer this technology to its patients.

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  • The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is the first in the state of Ohio, and one of the first in the country, to offer this technology to its patients.
  • "As one of the leading comprehensive stroke centers in the country, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has always been on the cutting edge of diagnosing and treating critical brain injuries," said Rob Korn, senior vice president of sales for Hyperfine.
  • "We're excited to provide Ohio State with the world's first portable MRI system which gives clinicians critical decision-making capabilities across a variety of clinical settings."
  • Hyperfine designed the Swoop Portable MR Imaging System to overcome patient transport and dedicated room requirements associated with fixed conventional MRI systems.

PDM Constructors / Durapods to provide pre-manufactured bathrooms for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:39pm

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PDM Constructors / Durapods, aPennsylvaniabased manufacturer of factory-built bathroom pods, will be providing pre-manufactured bathrooms to Walsh / TurnerJoint Venturefor The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PDM Constructors / Durapods, aPennsylvaniabased manufacturer of factory-built bathroom pods, will be providing pre-manufactured bathrooms to Walsh / TurnerJoint Venturefor The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital.
  • Durapods is very excited to be working with Walsh / TurnerJoint Venture on this important project inOhio," saidCraig Melograno, President at PDM Constructors / Durapods.
  • "We feel we have the ability to provide a POD that is far superior to what has been traditionally available in the US which will be a great benefit at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital," added Melograno.
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospitalpartnered with AE/Design Architect, Henningson, Durham & Richardson (HDR), along with Walsh / Turner Joint Venture for this project which, once open, will provide high-quality, comprehensive health services.

Olympus Highlights Expanded Urology Portfolio at AUA

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:44pm

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Olympus,a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, will highlight its expanded urological portfolio during the American Urological Association's (AUA) virtual annual meeting.

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  • CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Olympus,a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, will highlight its expanded urological portfolio during the American Urological Association's (AUA) virtual annual meeting.
  • Dr. Elterman and Dr. Bilal Chughtai, associate professor of urology at Weill Cornell Medicine, in August published an article in the Canadian Journal of Urology highlighting their technique using a flexible cystoscope with iTind in a urology office.
  • Olympus announced earlier this year that it exercised its option to purchase Medi-Tate Ltd., the creator of iTind.
  • Also during AUA, Olympus will showcase its SOLTIVE SuperPulsed Laser System.

Boundless Expands Impact, Launches Unique Whole-Person Healthcare Center For Critically Underserved I/DD Populations

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:41pm

Boundless Health will be the first healthcare center in Ohio offering dedicated whole-person, integrated primary, dental, behavioral and mental health care for people with I/DD and other complex needs.

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  • Boundless Health will be the first healthcare center in Ohio offering dedicated whole-person, integrated primary, dental, behavioral and mental health care for people with I/DD and other complex needs.
  • "Boundless Health is an essential additional line of service to those served by Boundless, and we have an obligation to deliver personalized health care to them, without limitations."
  • Data gathered from previous Boundless client experiences show healthcare delivery and treatment for its clients is more effective when services are integrated and coordinated.
  • In addition, Boundless Health will partner with The Ohio State University's Nisonger Center to provide dental care to its patients.

Mass General Brigham Names Robert S.D. Higgins President of Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 7:57pm

Boston, MA, Aug. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mass General Brigham President and CEO Anne Klibanski, MD today announced that Robert S.D.

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  • Boston, MA, Aug. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mass General Brigham President and CEO Anne Klibanski, MD today announced that Robert S.D.
  • Higgins, MD, MSHA, has been named President of Brigham and Womens Hospital and Executive Vice President at Mass General Brigham effective December 2021.
  • Mass General Brigham is a non-profit organization that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community.
  • In addition, Mass General Brigham is one of the nations leading biomedical research organizations and a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

aTyr Pharma Announces Expansion of Research Collaboration with The Ohio State University

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE), a clinical stage biotherapeutics company, today announced that the company has expanded its research collaboration with The Ohio State University (OSU) to deepen the understanding of the immune mechanisms of sarcoid granuloma formation and identify potential biomarkers of efficacy for the company’s lead therapeutic candidate, ATYR1923, which is currently in clinical development for the treatment of pulmonary sarcoidosis. The research will be conducted in the laboratory of Elliott Crouser, M.D., Professor of Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at OSU. Dr. Crouser specializes in sarcoidosis research and treatment and will serve as the principal investigator.

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  • The research will be conducted in the laboratory of Elliott Crouser, M.D., Professor of Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at OSU.
  • This work has the potential to identify promising biomarkers that may be used to predict treatment response, including to ATYR1923.
  • We are very pleased to expand this research collaboration with OSU and Dr. Crouser.
  • He completed an internship, residency and fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH.

aTyr Pharma Announces Two Abstracts for ATYR1923 Accepted for Presentation at the European Respiratory Society International Congress

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

aTyr Pharma, San Diego, CA, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.

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  • aTyr Pharma, San Diego, CA, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Full text of the abstracts will be available on the conference website on August 23, 2021.
    aTyr is developing ATYR1923 as a potential therapeutic for patients with severe inflammatory lung diseases.
  • aTyr has completed enrollment in a proof-of-concept Phase 1b/2a trial evaluating ATYR1923 in patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis.
  • aTyr is a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based on novel biological pathways.

MediaSource Wins Nine Awards in Columbus PR's Most Prestigious Contest

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:05pm

PRism Awards serve as recognition from peers and fellow leaders of the industry, providing a valuable benchmark for success and quality of work.

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  • PRism Awards serve as recognition from peers and fellow leaders of the industry, providing a valuable benchmark for success and quality of work.
  • "There is no better recognition than an award that comes from your peers," said MediaSource President Lisa Arledge Powell.
  • The PRism Awards recognize exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.
  • While every PRism win is meaningful, recognition for important work in 2020 represents the MediaSource mindset throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, DispatchHealth Partner On In-Home Medical Care

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 5:46pm

Beginning July 1, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center patients and providers throughout the Columbus community can request DispatchHealth's medical care for a wide range of common to complex injuries and illnesses including viral infections, COPD exacerbations, congestive heart failure and more.

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  • Beginning July 1, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center patients and providers throughout the Columbus community can request DispatchHealth's medical care for a wide range of common to complex injuries and illnesses including viral infections, COPD exacerbations, congestive heart failure and more.
  • Patients can request care by phone, DispatchHealth's mobile app or website, and in the future through Ohio State Wexner Medical Center's website and OSUMyChart.
  • "We are pleased to partner with Ohio State Wexner Medical Center to expand the focus on effective, convenient and affordable care outside of the typical clinic and hospital setting.
  • The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and DispatchHealth partnership brings a combined focus on continuous improvement of patient health outcomes at a lower cost.

OSU Wexner Medical Center, Battelle Open Door to Using Neurotechnology at Home

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has secured $800,000 in grants to develop with Battelle the NeuroLife interface technology for home use.

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  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has secured $800,000 in grants to develop with Battelle the NeuroLife interface technology for home use.
  • Thousands of patients come to the medical center each month for treatments and services they cant find anywhere else.
  • Providing access to health care information is central to the medical centers research, education and patient care mission.
  • The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is dedicated to improving health in Ohio and across the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.