Posts Tagged Barbara Orban

COPH research study associates firearm and motor vehicle injuries with higher medical costs

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Emergency medical services (EMS) teams routinely triage patients based on the severity of their injuries. But sometimes, says a new study conducted by USF College of Public Health (COPH) researchers, that triaging can go too far. The study, “Association of mechanism of injury with overtriage of injured youth patients as […]

COPH students excel at the 23rd annual NAHSE Case Competition

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A group of USF College of Public Health students traveled to Orlando, Fla., in October to participate in the annual National Association of Health Services Executive (NAHSE) Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition. The competition is a scholarship program where graduate students in health administration, business administration and public health […]

Master of health administration degree receives full accreditation from CAHME

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The USF College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) received the full seven-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) for the master of health administration (MHA) degree program. “We are pleased to receive the maximum seven-year accreditation as it is evidence […]

Health Policy researchers report red light cameras influence driver behavior—just not for the better

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“The fact is that red light cameras change driver behavior and cut down on the most dangerous types of accidents,” says St. Petersburg Mayoral candidate Rick Kriseman. No so, according to investigators in the USF College of Public Health. PolitiFact Florida, an entity that reviews political statements for accuracy, recently […]