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3/29/17 - 'Warm handoff' for overdose victims praised at York Hospital [The York Dispatch, Pa.]
March 29 Top state health officials visited York Hospital to raise awareness of a rehabilitation effort in the county to assist those suffering from opioid abuse, a rapidly growing epidemic that state Physician General Dr. Levine and Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Acting Secretary Jennifer Smith both spoke at WellSpan York Hospital about
3/29/17 - 279,000 Iraqi people currently displaced by military operation in Mosul, UN says [Philippines News Agency]
Trauma care capacity for patients from western Mosul has been further strengthened with the establishment of two new field hospitals at Adhba and Hamam al Alil, south of Mosul, he said. "Five trauma stabilisation points and four field hospitals to the south and east of Mosul are now receiving patients from Mosul," he added. The Iraqi government fo
3/29/17 - Many doctors clueless on diabetes treatment - NewsDay Zimbabwe [NewsDay (Zimbabwe)]
MANY doctors in Southern African are clueless on the proper treatment of diabetes, resulting in some patients getting wrong medication and dosages, the head of an international pharmaceutical company has said. Speaking at Harare Central Hospital yesterday, Novartis South Africa president Thomas Kowallik pledged to work with the Zimbabwe Diabetic...
3/29/17 - Ajay Verma, M.D., Ph.D. Joins the Top Ranks of United Neuroscience to Help Tackle Global Neurodegeneration
Dr. Verma joins the United Neuroscience team from Biogen, where he helped spark neurodegeneration therapeutic efforts by building disease area strategy, clinical development teams, experimental medicine capabilities, novel imaging technologies and a neurology drug development fellowship program in conjunction with Massachusetts General Hospital.
3/29/17 - Bariatric surgery impacts joint replacement outcomes in very obese patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week A study from Hospital for Special Surgery finds that in morbidly obese patients, bariatric surgery performed prior to a total hip or knee replacement can reduce in-hospital and 90- day postoperative complications and improve patient health, but it does not reduce the risk of needing a revision
3/29/17 - Ceremony marks end of Davie hospital Ceremony marks end of hospital in Mocksville
Before it celebrates the opening of its 50- bed hospital addition at its complex in Bermuda Run, officials with Wake Forest Baptist Health marked the end of the hospital in Mocksville, which has been serving patients since 1956. Chad Brown, the president of Wake Forest Baptist Health-Davie Medical Center, said the ceremony was to honor all the empl
3/29/17 - Data on Kidney Transplants Reported by Researchers at Charles Nicolle Hospital (Outcome of Renal Transplant in Recipients With Vasculitis)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Current study results on Transplant Medicine- Kidney Transplants have been published. According to news originating from Tunis, Tunisia, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "End-stage renal disease develops in a high percentage of patients with vasculitis, in whom kidney transplant has b
3/29/17 - Data on Psychosocial Reported by Researchers at Chiba University Hospital (Problem-based learning using patient-simulated videos showing daily life...
Data on Psychosocial Reported by Researchers at Chiba University Hospital. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Chiba University Hospital, "We compared target achievement rates in questionnaires using the Wilcoxon signed-rank test and discussion contents diversity using the Mann-Whitney U test. The news editors report that...
3/29/17 - Doctor with baby on his back rescues patient [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
Xu Yilong carries out emergency procedure while carrying his daughter on his back at Yushan People's Hospital in Jiangxi province on March 25. A photo of a doctor with a baby strapped to his back carrying out emergency work at a hospital in Yushan county, East China's Jiangxi province, moved many people and went viral, Jiangxi TV reported. Xu Yilon
3/29/17 - Findings from University Hospitals Leuven Broaden Understanding of Dental Implants (Platelet-rich plasma for regeneration of neural feedback pathways...
Findings from University Hospitals Leuven Broaden Understanding of Dental Implants. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Data detailed on Dentistry- Dental Implants have been presented. According to news reporting out of Leuven, Belgium, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Along with the development of new materials, advanced med
3/29/17 - Findings in Liver Transpls Reported from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Hospital (Eosinophilic cholangitis is a potentially underdiagnosed...
Findings in Liver Transpls Reported from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Hospital. According to news originating from Frankfurt, Germany, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To investigate presence and extent of eosinophilic cholangitis as well as IgG4-related disease in patients with indeterminate biliary stricture.
3/29/17 - Florida House panel proposes $622M cut to hospitals
The House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee released its $34 billion budget for the state's six health agencies that handle Medicaid, children and families, the disabled, local health departments and elder affairs. The state's health care budget proposals aren't affected by Congress' failure last week to pass a health care alternative to the.
3/29/17 - GRENADA-HEALTH-Health Minister confirms overcrowding at mental institution
'That overcrowding, is due to the Mt Gay facilities been used to house new admittance and existing patients,' Steele told Parliament. Steele explained that previously there was an initial admittance clinic at the General Hospital compound but due to changes and adjustments, the clinic was moved to Mt Gay Mental Institution. Previously, first time p
3/29/17 - Hospitals relieved as bill nixed
But local property owners hoping for a more than 50 percent cut in county taxes were disappointed because an amendment to the proposed legislation would have required states to cover their entire share of Medicaid costs. David C. Acker, CEO of St. Lawrence Health Systems which operates Canton-Potsdam Hospital, said cuts to Medicare and Medicaid inc
3/29/17 - Lakeview Regional Medical Center Hires Nearly 20 Former LHH Physicians & Providers
Covington, Louisiana- Lakeview Regional Medical Center has added nearly 20 former Louisiana Heart Hospital physicians and providers to its Lakeview Regional Physician Group, helping provide continuity of care to patients affected by the heart hospital's recent closure. Lakeview Regional Physician Group welcomes the following former LHH medical staf
3/29/17 - Mattice Harris, family doctor, honored as physician of the Year in Stanislaus County [The Modesto Bee]
Harris is a family practice physician at Orangeburg Medical Group. In a career spanning four decades, he has served as president of the Stanislaus Medical Society, the California Academy of Family Practice and the Memorial Hospital medical staff. After graduating from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1975, Harris completed a residency
3/29/17 - Medacta Helps Hospitals and Surgeons Go "All In" on Outpatient Care
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week The number of outpatient procedures is on the rise, with outpatient knee replacements expected to increase by more than 450 percent nationally, and hip replacements by more than 630 percent, in the next decade.1 Outpatient surgery has the potential to cut joint replacement costs nearly in half
3/29/17 - Medicaid privatization discussed at coffee
State legislators Mark Costello and Cecil Dolecheck met with constituents Saturday morning in Shenandoah for the last legislative briefing of this session. The confusion over and irritation caused by the privatization of Medicaid was one of the more discussed topics. Shenandoah Medical Center CEO Karen Cole explained that patients are not getting t
3/29/17 - Memorial Hospital CEO Jim O'Loughlin plans a busy retirement that begins next week [The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville]
March 29 Jim O'Loughlin, CEO and president of Memorial Hospital, announced he is retiring at the end of the week. During O'Loughlin's five years at Memorial Hospital, the hospital added an inpatient pediatric unit, a pediatric intensive care unit and emergency services. It opened freestanding emergency centers in the Julington Creek area, in Mand
3/29/17 - Meningitis: Sokoto LG records four deaths
The deaths were said to have occurred within the last 25 days with one death recorded in Gwaddodi dispensary and three at the Rabah General Hospital. Chairman of the area, Alhaji Salisu Lawalli Gandi revealed this after monitoring treatment of meningitis patients at Rabah General Hospital, Gwaddodi and Riji dispensaries. Officer in Charge of Rabah
3/29/17 - Mental Health Cases Surge
Medecins Sans Frontieres, together with its partners, on Monday held a stakeholder engagement in Harare to deliberate on the report. Clinical director of Ingutsheni Central Hospital in Bulawayo Dr Wellington Ranga revealed that they were dealing with a high number of psychiatric patients. Ngomahuru Psychiatric Hospital in Masvingo has about 300 pat
3/29/17 - New Findings from King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in the Area of Liver Transpls Reported (Low Utility of...
New Findings from King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in the Area of Liver Transpls Reported. According to news reporting originating in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Our program routinely used fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography as part of the liver transplant...
3/29/17 - North West Health on working together to stop spread of tuberculosis [South African Official News]
MEC Masike: Let's work together to stop spread of TBThough tuberculosis is curable even if you are HIV positive, it remains one of the leading causes of death in South Africa This can be attributed to patients defaulting on treatment that leads to Multi Drug Resistant TB and Extreme Drug TB, which is difficult to treat.MDR TB patients at the Tshepo
3/29/17 - Oaklawn is recognized as one of the nation's top 100 hospitals
Michigan- based Truven Health Analytics, which is part of the IBM Watson Health business, has recognized Oaklawn on its most recent list of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals. "Truven provides an academically driven study that evaluates clinical and operational performance in 11 areas," said Ginger Williams, Oaklawn's President and CEO. Of the 100 hos
3/29/17 - Over 64 percent of patients at OTS suffer from cervical vertebra problems
ALMOST 64.52 percent of patients at out-patient service at hospitals were found to have cervical vertebra problems. "Those with unhealthy habits like binge-gaming on smartphone and watching TV or reading in bed are more likely to suffer stiff neck and cervical vertebra diseases," said Dr Yang Tieyi, director of Gongli Hospital's orthopedics depart
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