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One Millionth Person Seeking to Quit Tobacco Contacts National Jewish Health

January 22, 2015

The National Jewish Health QuitLogix tobacco-cessation program reached a major milestone in mid-January, when it was contacted by the one millionth person interested in its quitline services. National Jewish Health is the largest nonprofit provider of tobacco-cessation services in the nation, serving 14 state quitlines and numerous businesses and health plans.

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National Jewish Health to Provide Pediatric Respiratory, Allergy and Immunology Services at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St Luke’s Medical Center

January 21, 2015

National Jewish Health and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center have announced an agreement for National Jewish Health for kids to provide diagnostic and treatment services for children with respiratory, allergic and immune system disorders. 

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National Jewish Health and ProPatient Collaborate to take Cystic Fibrosis Education to the Next Level

January 13, 2015

ProPatient is working with National Jewish Health to bring a novel new approach to educate and support CF patients. The program uses online simulations of health care providers to provide an interactive, conversation-based method of educating patients about cystic fibrosis and related health issues.

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National Jewish Health Wins Contracts for Three State Quitlines

January 12, 2015

National Jewish Health has won awards to operate smoking-cessation quitlines for three new states: Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. National Jewish Health, the nation’s leading respiratory hospital, is the largest nonprofit provider of smoking-cessation services in the nation, with its QuitLogix tobacco-cessation programs now serving 14 states and numerous businesses and health plans, available to approximately 63 million people.

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Study Links The Liquid Used In E-cigarettes To An Increased Risk Of Viral Infections

December 26, 2014

The liquid used in electronic cigarettes has been linked to a significantly higher risk of respiratory viral infections, whether the liquid contains nicotine or not, according to a published study by researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver.

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Ric Clark of Brookfield Property Partners Honored at A Winter’s Evening Dinner

December 18, 2014

Ric Clark, senior managing partner of Brookfield Asset Management and the global head of its real estate business, received the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award at the 45th Real Estate and Construction Industries Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.  Event attendees helped raise $2 million for National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation.

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Ric Clark with Brookfield Property Partners to Be Honored by Real Estate and Construction Industries on Dec. 13 in New York

December 5, 2014

New York’s most notable leaders in the real estate and construction industries will gather to honor the accomplishments of Brookfield Property Partners’ Ric Clark at “A Winter’s Evening” Dinner Dance on Dec. 13, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt New York. The event, a benefit for National Jewish Health, attracts prominent professionals including Dinner Chairs John Zuccotti and Jonathan Mechanic, and past Honorees Larry Silverstein and Marc Holliday.

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Lung Cancer Screening Options Grow

November 12, 2014

Insurance coverage of CT screening for lung cancer is expanding, with changes coming to both private insurance and Medicare. Beginning January 1, 2015, private insurance will cover low-dose CT screening for lung cancer in high-risk individuals, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. In November, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a proposal to cover CT screening for lung cancer. Medicare coverage could begin in mid-2015.

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National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories Receives Approval to Test Specimens from Rhode Island

October 28, 2014

The National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories were recently licensed to conduct testing on specimens from the State of Rhode Island. The license, issued by the Rhode Island Department of Health, is valid until December 30, 2015.

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National Jewish Health Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

October 7, 2014

National Jewish Health has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.

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