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@Rochester — Aug. 20, 2007


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In Today's Issue

  • MetLife Auto & Home Sessions
  • Register Now for Creative Workshop Classes
  • Sept. 6 Talk on Hearing Problems after Head, Neck Cancer Care
  • Event Highlight: Warner School Info. Session
  • Rochester in the News: David Krusch on the Switch to Digital Medical Record Systems
  • In Higher Ed: New Data on Student Persistence

News and Announcements

MetLife Auto & Home Sessions
A local MetLife Auto & Home consultant will be available this week to answer questions about the voluntary benefit program. View a schedule of dates, times, and locations.   Read more...

Register Now for Creative Workshop Classes
Registration is open for fall classes at the Memorial Art Gallery's Creative Workshop.   Read more...

Sept. 6 Talk on Hearing Problems after Head, Neck Cancer Care
People with head and neck cancers can learn more about the signs of hearing loss and effective communication strategies during a support group meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center.   Read more...


August 21
Warner School Info. Session: An overview of the programs offered by the Warner School. Anderson Room (G-8534), Medical Center. 11:30 a.m.  

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Rochester in the News

Newsweek (August 16)
"What's Holding Up the Digital Revolution?"
David Krusch, associate professor of surgery and medical informatics and chief medical information officer for Strong Health, comments on the growing use of digital systems for managing medical records. "Now offices are lined up around the corner to get on board," says Krusch. "They're fighting over who comes next."    Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (August 16)
"Who's In, Who's Out"
"Among the main themes to emerge from meetings of the Education Secretary's Commission on the Future of Higher Education: whether students—and not just the so-called 'traditional' ones—are making sufficient progress toward a degree. A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics, the federal entity that collects data for the Department of Education, provides a first glimpse at what type of progress recent students are making."   Read more...

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