Latest Stories in 2013
Early Initiation of Emergency Department Palliative Care Consultations Resulted in Significantly Shorter Hospital Stays
Dec 10, 2013
The results indicate that Accountable Care Organizations could be spending health care dollars more wisely, thus sharing in the savings it achieves for the Medicare program.
NYU Clive Davis Institute Student Kiah Victoria Wins 2013 Desmond Child Anthem Award
Dec 9, 2013
Kiah Victoria, a student at the NYU Tisch Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, was selected to receive the prestigious Desmond Child Anthem Award presented annually by the ASCAP Foundation. The award, which recognizes outstanding talent and promise in a young songwriter, was established by Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer Desmond Child. Victoria will be the award’s fifth recipient.
Tisch Dance Performance Pays Tribute to Female Alumna Choreographers, February 28
Dec 6, 2013
The Department of Dance at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will present a one-night-only concert of works by female alumni choreographers at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, February 28, 2014.
NYU University Senate Endorses Bangladesh Safe Workplace Accord
Dec 6, 2013
The NYU University Senate yesterday voted unanimously to endorse a garment industry agreement aimed at making Bangladesh factories safe workplaces. The Senate approved a resolution recommending that the University require its apparel licensees to sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
More Alcohol and Traffic Laws Mean Fewer Traffic Deaths, NYU Steinhardt Study Concludes
Dec 5, 2013
States with a higher number of alcohol- and traffic-related laws have a lower proportion of traffic deaths than do states with fewer such laws on the books, a study by researchers at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has found.
Study Points to Differences in High-School Crack, Powder Cocaine Use
Dec 5, 2013
The use of crack and powder cocaine both varies and overlaps among high school seniors, researchers at NYU Steiinhardt and NYU Langone Medical Center have found. Their findings point to the need to take into account both common and different at-risk factors in developing programming and messaging to stem cocaine use.
Dispelling an “Urban Legend,” New Study Co-authored by NYU Wagner Professor Shows Who Uses Emergency Departments Frequently
Dec 3, 2013
Frequent emergency department users have a substantial burden of disease, often having multiple chronic conditions and many hospitalizations, according to the study.