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Shriver Center IT expert to present on text simplification and user experience at HCI International 2016 conference

An IT expert at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center will present about simplifying web text for people with intellectual disabilities and understanding user experience at the HCI International 2016 conference July 17-22 at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto.

National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public Health features Shriver Center emergency preparedness team in video

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center’s emergency preparedness team is featured in a video by the National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public Health on health professionals and communities with access and functional needs working together to prepare for disasters.

Specialty Pharmacy Continuum: UMass Medical School pharmacist says delay in data on new cholesterol-lowering drugs frustrating for prescribers

A UMass Medical School pharmacy expert says the delay in the results of a trial on proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors is frustrating for prescribers waiting to give the drugs to patients with uncontrolled cholesterol levels, according to an article in Specialty Pharmacy Continuum.

UMass Medical School health policy experts to discuss Affordable Care Act and Medicaid waivers, federal guidance at Connecticut forum

UMass Medical School health policy experts will discuss Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid waivers and newly issued federal guidance at an event June 28 sponsored by the Connecticut Health Foundation in collaboration with the Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut.

UMass Medical School experts to present on practice transformation, behavioral health integration, hepatitis C medications at AcademyHealth conference

UMass Medical School experts will present on a variety of topics, including practice transformation, perioperative surgical home care, new medications for hepatitis C and behavioral health integration, at the annual AcademyHealth Research Meeting June 25-28 in Boston.

Study by UMass Medical School and Brandeis University highlights unmet needs, barriers to care for pregnant women with disabilities

A study initiated at UMass Medical School and led by Brandeis University highlights unmet needs and barriers to care for women with physical disabilities during pregnancy and childbirth, including clinicians’ knowledge and attitudes and accessibility to health care facilities and equipment. The researchers said clinicians need training to better care for pregnant women with physical disabilities.

Pharmacy Practice News: UMass Medical School pharmacist says providers will wait for more data before prescribing new cholesterol-lowering drugs

A UMass Medical School pharmacy expert believes providers will wait for the results of more cardiovascular outcomes trials before prescribing proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors to manage their patients’ cholesterol levels, according to an article in Pharmacy Practice News.

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