The Malaria Project

The Malaria Project

A fascinating and shocking historical exposé, The Malaria Project is the story of America’s secret mission to combat malaria during World War II—a campaign modeled after a German project which tested experimental drugs on men gone mad from syphilis. American war planners, foreseeing the tactical need for a malaria drug, recreated the German model, then […]

The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project

Watch a video Watch a Fox News segment on The Longevity Project. This landmark study–which Dr. Andrew Weil calls “a remarkable achievement with surprising conclusions”–upends the advice we have been told about how to live to a healthy old age. We have been told that the key to longevity involves obsessing over what we eat, […]

Critical Nature of the J-1 Visa Waiver Program for Foreign Medical Graduates (Fellow PROJECT)

Critical Nature of the J-1 Visa Waiver Program for Foreign Medical Graduates (Fellow PROJECT)

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION The organization is a full-service tertiary-level rural healthcare system with 392 inpatient beds and comprehensive outpatient diagnostic and treatment services; its hospital system employs approximately 2,200 clinical and support people. The system’s base is located in a small metropolitan community with a 19-county rural service area covering four states, which constitutes a vast […]

Response of a Community Hospital in West Virginia to the Medical Malpractice Crisis (Fellow PROJECT)

Response of a Community Hospital in West Virginia to the Medical Malpractice Crisis (Fellow PROJECT)

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION The organization referred to in this report is a for-profit hospital that is part of a large for-profit healthcare chain. The hospital was originally founded by a Catholic bishop who engaged a religious congregation of women to operate the hospital. The hospital operated for 82 years as a Catholic not-for-profit facility until 1995, […]

Characteristics of Project Management at Institutions Sponsoring National Library of Medicine Medlineplus Go Local (Report)

Characteristics of Project Management at Institutions Sponsoring National Library of Medicine Medlineplus Go Local (Report)

INTRODUCTION The National Library of Medicine’s (NLM’s) MedlinePlus Go Local [1] provides statewide or regional databases of health-related services linked to health topics in MedlinePlus, NLM’s consumer health website. Links between MedlinePlus and Go Local allow users to move easily between researching a health topic and searching for a health service related to the topic. […]

Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care with a Mobile Fundal Camera--Evaluation of a South African Pilot Project (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care with a Mobile Fundal Camera–Evaluation of a South African Pilot Project (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Background and aims. In South Africa diabetes makes a significant contribution to the burden of disease. Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of adult blindness, and screening can reduce the incidence. This project aimed to implement and evaluate a new service for retinal screening that uses a non-mydriatic mobile fundal camera in primary care. This […]