Ric Clark of Brookfield Property Partners Honored at A Winter’s Evening Dinner
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.
Lung Cancer Screening Options Grow
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.
National Jewish Health Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation
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.
Prepare Now for the Beginning of Flu Season
Flu season is around the corner for most of the country, and now is the time to get prepared. National Jewish Health Infection Preventionist Marie Fornof, RN, BSN, CIC, answers some common questions regarding this year’s flu season.
Asthma Patients at Higher Risk From Respiratory Infections
National Jewish Health has seen a significant surge in urgent care visits and hospital admissions due to worsening asthma among children with respiratory infections. Pia Hauk, MD, Clinical Director of Ambulatory Pediatrics at National Jewish Health, offers recommendations to help asthma patients avoid complications from respiratory infections.
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