At several large research universities, including Johns Hopkins, the University of Washington, the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard, federal dollars comprised 80 percent of research spending.
What is lung cancer? What causes it? How is it diagnosed? What treatments are there?
If your doctor is on the “Dollars for Docs” list, he or she received money from one of the drug companies for promotional activities or consulting. Payments are legal, so it doesn’t mean your doctor has done anything wrong. But research has shown that drug company marketing can influence what a doctor prescribes, and some experts say it is cause for concern.
To mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have published a “baker’s dozen” of top beast health tips.
This year’s list the magazine’s judges included more health-care leaders working outside the Seattle area, including Pullman, Walla Walla and Yakima.
UW researchers Dr. Lupe Salazar and Dr. John Liao among the grant recipients.
Money and medicine
KUOW looks at the salaries of Seattle’s top docs and charity care Washington non-profit hospitals give
John Ryan, a reporter for Seattle’s Public Radio affiliate KUOW, looked at how much Seattle-area hospitals, most of which enjoy the tax benefits of non-profit status, pay their top officials and how much charity care they provide.
Salaries, Ryan [...]
Valley Medical Center Receives Achievement Award for Heart Treatment
The American Heart Association (AHA) has awarded Valley Medical Center a Silver Performance Achievement Award for its efforts to make sure the care the hospital provides to its heart failure patients meets the AHA’s treatment guidelines.
The award was given as part of the AHA’s “Get with the [...]