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The Center: OSU-CHS News

thursday, november 10, 2016

OSU-CHS student takes third at inaugural CHSI Health Data Shootout

JDr. William Paiva, CHSI executive director, left, congratulates third-place team members OSU-Tulsa graduate student Rupesh Agrawal, OSU-CHS graduate student Ankita Srivastava and Elvena Fong, CHSI health data analytics program manager at the Health Data Shootout.
Dr. William Paiva, CHSI executive director, left, congratulates third-place team members OSU-Tulsa graduate student Rupesh Agrawal, OSU-CHS graduate student Ankita Srivastava and Elvena Fong, CHSI health data analytics program manager, at the Health Data Shootout.

Ankita Srivastava, an OSU-CHS master's student in healthcare administration, recently took third place as a member of the HealthChurn team in the OSU Center for Health Systems Innovation’s first Health Data Shootout competition.

HealthChurn’s project was titled “Exploration of hospital readmission rates and nonclinical paths for Native Americans in West South Central census zone.”

First-place OSU team winners are Pankush Kalgotra, Ankita Khurana, Rahul Sati and Shubham Singh. The second-place team members are Archana Chinnaswamy and Swarup Jacob. To learn more about the first- and second-place teams, visit the Spears Business News website. Read more.

Learn trauma skills through simulation by ER, general surgery residents

Sarah Hall, D.O., associate professor of family medicine, right, prepares medical students to learn intubation techniques during Didactic Week last fall.
Sarah Hall, D.O., associate professor of family medicine, right, prepares medical students to learn intubation techniques during Didactic Week last fall.

Two OSU-CHS student organizations will host a trauma simulation training event to provide medical students practice and perspective on treating trauma patients in both the emergency room and the operating room.

This is the first time the student chapters of American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the Student Osteopathic Surgical Association (SOSA) have joined together for the event. Club members and non-members will participate from noon to 3 p.m. in D-107 and breakout rooms.

First- and second-year club members may participate at no extra cost. Non-members and third- and fourth-year students will be asked to contribute $10. To sign up for the event, visit the registration website. Read more.

Rural Oklahoma photo contest deadline next week

Valley Fog, taken in Enterprise, was submitted last year by Johnathan Franklin.
Valley Fog, taken in Enterprise, was submitted last year by Johnathan Franklin.

The OSU Center for Rural Health will accept photos that showcase the beauty of rural Oklahoma through Thursday, Nov. 17. Photos must be submitted by 12:59 p.m.

Photos of life in rural Oklahoma, including animals, landscapes and community events, will be accepted in one of two contest categories – public or OSU-CHS students. One winner from each category will be selected and announced no later than Dec. 2 via Facebook or email.

Submit photos by posting entries to the OSU Center for Rural Health Facebook Page with "Photo Contest: (photo title)" in the caption with the eligibility category (OSU-CHS student or public) or email photos to the OSU Center for Rural Health and they will be posted. The location of the photo should also be included with the submission.

The OSU Center for Rural Health will select the favorite submission in each category and display them on the Rural Health Blog. Winners will also be featured in The Center. To view additional rules and information, visit the OSU Rural Health Blog website.

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