Hospital of the Future?  Chaum Life Center for Personalized Medicine
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Hospital of the Future? Chaum Life Center for Personalized Medicine

EllenMcKenna - September 23, 2011

During a recent visit to Korea, FUS Foundation Director of Global Business Development Heather Huff-Simonin toured several sites but none impressed her more than Chaum Life Center…

Technology
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Research on Focused Ultrasound and Fertility Receives International Honor

EllenMcKenna - September 22, 2011

Elizabeth Stewart, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA, was recently honored for her research on MR-guided focused ultrasound therapy and its effects on future…

Business
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Story About UVA Essential Tremor Trial Airing on TV Stations Around the US

EllenMcKenna - August 26, 2011

TV viewers in dozens of American cities are learning about the FUSF-funded essential tremor trial at the University of Virginia. In early August, Ivanhoe Broadcast News —…

Medical Innovations
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Russian FUS Center Nearing 900-Patient Mark in Treating Uterine Fibroids

EllenMcKenna - August 23, 2011

  In the July 2011 issue of this newsletter, we reported that CHA Bundang Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea had become the first MR-guided FUS site…

Medical Innovations
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Update on InSightec Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial

EllenMcKenna - August 23, 2011

In a press release last month, InSightec, Ltd. reported that pilot clinical trials at four sites have used its MR-guided focused ultrasound system to treat 23 patients with organ…

Technology
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MRgFUS Could be a Viable Option for Facet Joint Back Pain

EllenMcKenna - August 4, 2011

Researchers have treated 15 patients with MRgFUS for facet joint-related back pain in a clinical trial at St. Mary’s Hospital in London. While the patient lies in…

Medical Innovations
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Study Shows Solid Longterm Outcomes with MRgFUS for Uterine Fibroids

EllenMcKenna - July 29, 2011

A study recently published in the journal Academic Radiology shows positive outcomes up to three years following treatment of uterine fibroids with MR-guided focused ultrasound. In the…

Medical Innovations
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Harvard Researcher Increasing Brain Regions That Can be Targeted by FUS

EllenMcKenna - July 14, 2011

FUSF Research Award recipient: Nathan McDannold, Harvard Medical School, USA         Nathan McDannold, PhD, started working in focused ultrasound research as a physics graduate student…

Medical Innovations
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Insurance Reimbursement is Key for Widespread Adoption of Focused Ultrasound

EllenMcKenna - June 20, 2011

The special focus of the June 2011 Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation newsletter is reimbursement from health insurers, an important factor in ensuring the widespread adoption of MR-guided focused ultrasound therapies. First…

Business
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MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Spotlighted on the CBS Evening News

EllenMcKenna - June 15, 2011

A story pitched and facilitated by the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation was broadcast on the CBS Evening News on June 12, 2011.Acknowledging that focused ultrasound could be one…