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Dr. Sheridan and Dr. Hansen launch HydraSense clinical trial.

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Dr. Sheridan and Dr. Hansen launch a clinical trial this month to study their innovative device for hydration assessment in children.

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Department of Emergency Medicine's Virtual Visits Urgent Care Program


Leaving the house when you're sick can be a daunting task. But, with OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine's virtual visits, a licensed provider like Ryan Morin is just a click away. Although Ryan may not physically be in the exam room with you when providing patient care, he's there when you need him and able to provide medical assistance wherever you are. Virtual visit providers can diagnose and treat a wide-range of non-emergency medical conditions across the state of Oregon. Click the link below to watch the video and learn more about Ryan, his travel adventures and OHSU virtual visits.

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CMH CEO Erik Thorsen and John Ma

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CMH CEO Erik Thorsen and OHSU's Emergency Medicine Department Chair John Ma meet up and share a photo in front of the administrative metrics board.

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OHSU Emergency Medicine #2 in NIH Funding 2017

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The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has finalized their rankings of NIH funding awards for U.S. medical schools for 2017. OHSU's Department of Emergency Medicine research, landed firmly in the number two spot in the nation for 2017 with $4,993,674 in funding. In addition to the overall achievement, seven OHSU EM faculty members found themselves in the top NIH funded principal investigators for Emergency Medicine research.

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Dr. Sheridan awarded 2nd OHSU Biomedical Innovation Program Grant

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David Sheridan, M.D., assistant professor of emergency medicine, was awarded funding to commercially develop a simple, non-invasive dehydration monitoring device, HydraSense. The team will focus on two markets. In developed countries, the device can reduce costs of unnecessary medical visits.

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BDMS healthcare providers visit OHSUmumu ED

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Two groups of emergency physicians and nurses representing Thailand's Bangkok-Dusit Medical Services visited our ED to learn more about the practice of emergency medicine in the United States.

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IDEA-EM establishes collaboration with University of Portland

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IDEA-EM partners with UP biomedical engineering program to annually collaborate on new products.

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Drs. Daya and Sun lead new research hub

Mohamud Daya, M.D., M.S. Benjamin Sun, M.D., M.P.P.

Mohamud Daya, M.D., M.S., and Benjamin Sun, M.D., M.P.P., to lead new, NIH-funded, national research hub at OHSU. They will join a network of 11 other hub sites across the country in the new program known as SIREN, or Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network.

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