July 14, 2014
National Jewish Health Named #2 Respiratory Hospital in the Nation
National Jewish Health has been named the #2 respiratory hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2014-15 ranking of leading hospitals in the nation. National Jewish Health has ranked #1 or #2 in the US News pulmonology rankings in all 18 years that the magazine has evaluated pulmonology care. Read more
July 8, 2014
Wet Wraps Cut Need for Drugs in Kids With Eczema
The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition. In an effort to control their symptoms, many children are prescribed powerful medications like immunosuppressants or topical steroids. Read more.
June 25, 2014
Hospitals Complete Joint Operating Agreement
National Jewish Health, Saint Joseph Hospital and SCL Health Announce Agreement to Collaborate on Clinical Operations
National Jewish Health, known worldwide for its treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders; Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver’s largest private teaching hospital, and its nonprofit parent, SCL Health, today announced that they have signed an operating agreement to create and jointly own a new entity that will expand and enhance high-quality, affordable health care for patients and families.
May 29, 2014
Clinical Trial Results Signal an Advance for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
After a string of failed clinical trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, the results from studies of two experimental medications signal progress in the treatment of this deadly disease, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and around the nation. The trial results were presented May 18 at the 2014 American Thoracic Society annual conference and simultaneously published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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