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7/19/17 - 5 injured in Tuesday evenings I75 wreck
A single-vehicle wreck Tuesday evening on Interstate 75 left two patients with "severe lower extremity injuries," according to Bartow County EMS Public Information Officer Brad Cothran. The wreck occurred on I-75 northbound near mile marker 300.. The other three patients were transported to Cartersville Medical Center with moderate injuries.
7/19/17 - A pioneering physician's freelance odyssey [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
Gong Xiaoming has a prescription for what ails China's health service: Set the doctors free. China's medical resources are extremely unbalanced: 80 percent of patients live in rural areas, but the best hospitals are concentrated in big cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai. Last year, an estimated 7 million patients from Hebei province alone visited
7/19/17 - Address hospital costs to fix health care problem
There are many factors that have been driving medical costs to unsustainable levels. Although we can rightfully blame insurance companies, malpractice lawyers and drug companies for driving up health care costs, it s important to recognize that almost half of the health care dollars spent in Montana go to the hospital system. Eighty five percent
7/19/17 - Angiography machine lying out of order at CHK
The angiography machine at Civil Hospital Karachi has been lying idle since last 10 days, forcing the patients to go to private diagnostic centres, sources at CHK told newsmen on Monday. Around 12 to 15 angiographies are performed in Cardiology Department of hospital on daily basis but now such patients were being shifted to private diagnostic labo
7/19/17 - Beaufort hospital expansion groundbreaking for emergency care, officials said
WASHINGTON, N.C. While the nation stands mired in a debate about the future of health care, Vidant Beaufort Hospital officials broke ground on Tuesday on a new 9,000- square-foot, state-of-the-art emergency department expansion project. The $17 million expansion, designed to modernize and enhance services to patients in Beaufort, Hyde and nearby
7/19/17 - Brenner Children's Welcomes Three Mascots to Its Family
The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center issued the following news release:. The newest members of Brenner Children's Hospital enjoy active lifestyles, healthy eating, and interacting with children. Brenner Children's, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has adopted three playful yet comforting puppy mascotsBrenn, Belle and Beau.
7/19/17 - BrightStar Care Salt Lake City Helping Reduce Hospital Readmission
BrightStar Care Salt Lake City, a home care agency that also provides medical staffing solutions, and Advanced Patient Care recently implemented the Transition to Home program for people discharged from the hospital. "We launched the program with a local hospital system and hope to target other hospitals in the future," said Tammara Brown, owner o
7/19/17 - CareFirst dispute could affect county workers; Anne Arundel government, school employees might be forced out of network
More than 20,000 current and retired Anne Arundel government and public school employees would be limited to out-of-network coverage at medical practices affiliated with Anne Arundel Medical Center if the hospital makes good on a threat to drop health insurance provider CareFirst. AAMC has announced it will end its contract with CareFirst on Sept.
Yanceyvile- Caswell Family Medical Center has received notification of a grant award from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Rural Health in the amount of $28,000. It is impossible for patients with chronic diseases to manage their health without consistent access to prescription medication, "said William Crumpton
7/19/17 - Cedar Rapids ophthalmologist tries again for outpatient surgery center [The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]
July 19 A Cedar Rapids ophthalmologist again will seek permission Wednesday to open an outpatient cataract surgery center, hoping new members on the State Health Facilities Council will be more empathetic to non-hospital providers. Lee Birchansky, owner of Fox Eye Laser and Cosmetic Institute in Cedar Rapids, is asking the five-person council at
7/19/17 - City to Seek More Hospital Proposals
Already on the table were proposals from SEARHC to buy Sitka Community Hospital and one from SCH showing how the city hospital could survive as a stand-alone facility. The motion was "to ask staff to work with an outside firm to draft an RFP, for Assembly review, seeking solutions for our Community Hospital in Sitka through collaboration, affiliati
7/19/17 - Data on Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies Reported by Researchers at Academic Medical Center (Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Cells and Xenograft Tumors...
Data on Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies Reported by Researchers at Academic Medical Center. According to news reporting out of Amsterdam, Netherlands, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Drugs that inhibit the erb-b2 receptor tyrosine kinase 2 are the standard treatment of patients with different types of cancer, including HER2-overexpressing
7/19/17 - DC calls for ensuring medical facilities at civil hospital
Wasim Ali paid a surprise visit to the civil hospital Naushahro Feroze on Monday, inspected different wards of the hospital to review medical facilities provided by the government. Iqbal Ansari to ensure availability and provision of all medical facilities to the poor patients coming from remote areas. Ayaz Memom apprised the deputy commissioner ab
7/19/17 - Doctors close hospital in protest against prolonged load shedding in Landikotal
LANDIKOTAL, 18 July: Doctors kept the Khyber Agency Headquarters Hospital in Landikotal closed on thesecond consecutive day in protest against the prolonged power outages causing severe problems for the patients.The protesting doctors alleged that 16- hour electricity load shedding is being carried out in the hospital and that they could not perfor
7/19/17 - Easing The Burden Of Chronic Disease
MELBOURNE, Vic., Australia, 19 July 2017/ PRNewswire Policy/ Victorians living with chronic diseases in four locations in the state's north will be the first to trial a scheme bringing pharmacists and doctors together to better manage patient illnesses. Alexandra Alexandra Medical Centre with Alexandra Community Pharmacy. Whittlesea Whittle
7/19/17 - Engineered Yeast Yields Insight Into Machinery of Deadly Brain Tumor
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital issued the following news release:. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital biologists have used engineered yeast cells to discover how a mutation that is frequently found in pediatric brain tumor high-grade glioma triggers a cascade of genomic malfunctions. Led by Janet Partridge, Ph.D., an associate member in t
7/19/17 - Ephraim McDowell Health named Most Wired Hospital for fifth consecutive year
Ephraim McDowell Health was named a Most Wired Hospital and was also one of the most improved organizations for the fifth consecutive year. Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in th
7/19/17 - Former Hershey Medical Center Research Technologist Pleads Guilty To Making False Statements About Cancer Tests
HARRISBURG The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Floyd Benko, age 62, of Palmyra, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty today before United States District Court Judge Yvette Kane to false statement charges in connection with his performance of flawed genetic diagnostic tests for 124 cancer patients.
7/19/17 - Fun in the sun(block) Organizations, beach patrols give advice to avoid sun damage
Whatever the method may be- drowning in sunscreen, wearing the floppiest hat in your closet or spending your afternoon under an umbrella- shielding yourself from the sun goes a long way toward preventing long-term skin damage. Nandini Kulkarni, surgical oncologist with Atlanti-Care Regional Medical Center, treats skin cancer patients.
7/19/17 - Gov. Inslee, local families discuss Medicaid [The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.]
July 19 Thirteen-year-old Isabella Peiffer was diagnosed with Stage 5 kidney failure two years ago. Last year, she received that transplant, but the Longview girl will remain on medication for the rest of her life. Jay Inslee during a roundtable discussion about Medicaid at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center.
7/19/17 - Hallmark Health Cancer Center welcomes thoracic surgeon
Laurence Brinckerhoff, chief of thoracic surgery at Tufts Medical Center, has joined the clinical team at Hallmark Health Cancer Center in Stoneham. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. Joseph Pennacchio, medical oncologist and director of the Hallmark Health Cancer Center.
7/19/17 - Health care cost suggestions
Health care and its explosive costs have been the subject of an enormous discussion for the last 10 years. There is presently a lawsuit requesting that Northside Hospital release information regarding the amounts paid for the the many health care service providers they have acquired in the last few years. Northside and the other large hospitals hav
7/19/17 - Hospital one of most wired
LAKELAND Lakeland Regional Health is one of the nation s Most Wired hospitals and healthcare systems, as announced this week by the American Hospital Association s Health Forum. This is the fourth time that Lakeland Regional Health earned Most Wired recognition. We are so proud to be honored as one of the top-tier healthcare technology
7/19/17 - Hospital, office physicians have differing laments about electronic records
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News PROVIDENCE, R.I. A new study reports widespread agreement among physicians that maintaining electronic health records undermines their connection with patients. The analysis by researchers at Brown University and Healthcentric Advisors, novel for its relatively large sample size and i
7/19/17 - Investigators from Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital Target Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies (Rituximab was used to treat...
Investigators from Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital Target Antineoplastic Monoclonal Antibodies. According to news reporting originating from Beijing, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Immunoglobulin G4- related hypophysitis is a type of IgG4-related disease, which is characterized by plasma...
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