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5/27/17 - 25 refugees in Kakuma contract cholera [Nation (Kenya)]
Turkana County health and sanitation executive Jane Ajele said the 25 inhabitants were treated at Kakuma Mission Hospital. "Our surveillance team is on high alert and we have even dispatched a team to Nadapal on the border of Kenya and South Sudan to screen all new arrivals from South Sudan. "A member of the host community admitted at Kakuma Miss
5/27/17 - 3 active TB cases found in Hemet, Riverside hospitals [The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif.]
May 27 More than 2,000 people are being asked to get tested for tuberculosis after three workers at two Inland hospitals were found to have the infectious disease, Riverside County health officials announced Friday, May 26. The hospital employees two from Hemet Valley Medical Center and one at Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center in River
5/27/17 - 77 fire/EMS call last week
The 17 transfers brought us to Fairview Range Medical Center, Essentia Health Northern Pines and Virginia. These patients were transported to Miller Dwan, Fairview Range Medical Center, St. Luke's and Essentia Health St. Mary's. These patients were transported to Fairview Range Medical Center, Essentia Health St. Mary's and Virginia.
5/27/17 - BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals pioneers day care Bone Marrow Transplant [Asian News International]
Bengaluru, May 27: BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, a Parkway Pantai enterprise, successfully pioneered the day care Bone Marrow Transplant transplant program for low risk transplants like autologous transplant for multiple myeloma and mini-allo transplant for various hematological disorders. The program was initiated over a year back.
5/27/17 - Car seat clinic opens for kids with special needs
SALT LAKE CITY- When Amy Nicole Williams was born, she struggled to breathe. Now cerebral palsy is a part of everyday life for 8- year-old Nicole and her parents, Andrew and Maria Williams. They regularly travel from Saratoga Springs to Salt Lake City for treatment at Shriners Hospitals for Children.
5/27/17 - Challenging year as waits have increased
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust annual report gives an insight into the challenges experienced by the hospitals between March 2016 and March this year. About 80 per cent of A&E patients were admitted or discharged within four hours at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Telford's Princess Royal. Infections Simon Wright, chief executive of t
5/27/17 - Controversial plan to redistribute liver donations voted down
The National Liver Review Board recently decided to scrap a proposal to change the way liver donations are allocated to transplant patients across the country, a spokesman for the United Network of Organ Sharing said. Raymond Lynch of Emory University Hospital told The Post and Courier. The National Liver Review Board voted May 8 that the proposed
5/27/17 - Corvallis Rural Fire Department gets ambulance from Marcus Daly Hospital
Marcus Daly Hospital donated an ambulance valued at around $30,000 to the Quick Response Unit of the Corvallis Rural Fire Department. Corvallis Rural Fire Department s QRU team does not usually transfer patients to the hospital, but does provide initial care while the Marcus Daly Hospital team is on its way, according to Knapp. Four members of t
5/27/17 - Findings in Emergency Medicine Reported from Odense University Hospital (Patients in prehospital transport to the emergency department: a cohort...
Findings in Emergency Medicine Reported from Odense University Hospital. We included patients aged 18 years or older, transferred by ambulance to the emergency department at Odense University Hospital, from 1 April 2012 to 30 September 2014. " Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Odense University Hospital, "We carried out..
5/27/17 - German-funded hospital to open in Shanghai next year [Philippines News Agency]
A German-funded hospital under construction in Shanghai is expected to open autumn next year, said German healthcare operator Artemed Group. We hope to bring better and more sophisticated technologies to China, "said Clemens Guth, chief executive officer of Artemed Group. Shanghai Artemed Hospital is a joint venture between China and Germany.
5/27/17 - Good news on hospital waiting times
Waiting times at Oswestry's Orthopaedic Hospital have improved- with an official end to regulatory intervention in its day-to-day affairs, it has been revealed. The hospital was found in "breach of licence" in January 2016 by NHS Improvement, at the time known as Monitor. Mark Brandreth, Chief Executive at the hospital, said: "We are delighted by t
5/27/17 - Government issuing new yellow fever cards [Daily Monitor, The (Uganda)]
KAMPALA: The Ministry of Health has started issuing new standardised yellow fever vaccination cards as a measure undertaken to prevent forgeries. Where to get them The assessed and accredited facilities include KCCA Clinic Kampala, Mengo Hospital, Nakasero Hospital, St Catherine Hospital, Norvik Hospital, Kitante Medical Centre, Span Medicare, Vict
5/27/17 - Hard work keeps infection rate low
THE lead nurse at Raigmore Hospital has congratulated staff in a specialist ward for its record in tackling blood stream infections. Dr Grant Franklin, consultant for acute medicine for NHS Highland, said Raigmore had been able to celebrates its 10,000- day milestone as a result of good technique for inserting central lines, regularly reviewing use
5/27/17 - Health programs
Through Canonsburg General Hospital's Speaker Series, physicians and other health-care professionals can present free programs on a variety of health-related topics. Medivan service, operated by Canonsburg Ambulance, is available to residents who need transportation to Canonsburg General Hospital for testing or surgery. On-site laboratory services.
5/27/17 - Hospital psychiatric emergency services temporarily relocated
The Archie Courtnall Centre/Psychiatric Emergency Services at the Royal Jubilee Hospital will be temporarily relocated in late May and June to make way for $450,000 in renovations. The Archie Courtnall Centre/Psychiatric Emergency Services is a specialized care area accessed through the emergency department at the Royal Jubilee Hospital.
PASSAIC- Overdose patients revived at St. Mary's General Hospital will now get help in taking the next step toward recovery. Eva's has had a similar program with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson since April 2016, and has responded to 461 calls. Bergen County, for example, logged 308 drug overdoses in 2016, 246 of which were related
5/27/17 - New Aneurysm Study Findings Have Been Reported by Investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital (Stent deployment protocol for optimized real-time...
New Aneurysm Study Findings Have Been Reported by Investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital. According to news originating from Boston, Massachusetts, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Successful application of endovascular neurosurgery depends on high-quality imaging to define the pathology and the devices as they are being deployed.
5/27/17 - No place to go: Hospitals struggle in discharging homeless patients [Ventura County Star, Calif.]
May 26 The homeless man came in a taxi, carrying hospital discharge papers suggesting possible medical needs staff at an Oxnard shelter said they couldn't meet. Another patient without a home was kept in St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard for 182 days until hospital employees found a center that could provide follow-up care. "We're usi
5/27/17 - Patients wait nearly two years for joint surgery
PATIENTS were waiting up to 582 days for treatment for hip replacements, ankle and knee injuries across Scotland's NHS hospitals last year. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has been increasingly concerned by the impact of financial pressures in the country's health service and called for action to cut the surgery waiting anomalies and in dela
5/27/17 - Presence Saint Joseph's Medical Center nurses encouraged with latest negotiations
JOLIET Illinois Nurses Association representatives were feeling good after the latest round of talks with the Presence Saint Joseph's Medical Center administration. Pat Meade, a community liaison for the Joliet local of the INA, said they submitted a proposal to the hospital on Wednesday and asked the hospital to come back with their ideas.
5/27/17 - ProMedica Toledo Hospital goes live on Dicom platform [Sudan Tribune]
ProMedica has 12 hospitals and 2,100 physicians serving southeast Michigan and northwest Ohio. Five hospitals in Ontario, Canada, that share a common information technology infrastructure will add the CPOE and medication reconciliation software of PatientKeeper to their existing use of the vendors clinical automation software. The hospitals are...
5/27/17 - Protecting Rural Hospitals is Aim of McCaskill's Bipartisan Push
Claire McCaskill, D- Mo., issued the following news release:. Protecting rural hospitals from cuts to their Medicare reimbursement rates ahead of an upcoming deadline is the aim of bipartisan legislation from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. Without legislative action, Medicare reimbursement rates for these hospitals would be drastically cut on Octob
5/27/17 - Rural school telehealth clinics boost medical access [Kokomo Tribune, Ind.]
May 27 In the past, students at Southwestern Jefferson County Schools who needed to see a doctor had to leave class and take a 25 minute drive to the nearest hospital. In January, the rural school district located along the Ohio River in Hanover installed two new virtual clinics. The district's virtual clinic is part of a new telehealth initiativ
5/27/17 - Sebastian River Medical Center: Health care initiative could reduce costs, improve care [Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Fla.]
May 27 Sebastian River Medical Center plans to introduce a new way of delivering health care services that could reduce costs and improve quality for tens of thousands of Medicare patients. The med center plans to sign up physicians this summer and start their new Medicare Accountable Care Organization programs Jan. 1, said Dr. Mark Girard, a vic
5/27/17 - Session work means NM limps along into fiscal 18
That s what Santa Fe did in the regular 2017 session, and it s what it did in the two days of special session this week. As Senate Majority Whip Michael Padilla, D- Albuquerque, said Thursday when lawmakers adjourned for the long holiday weekend, If you feel like you re watching a movie for the second time, you d be correct.. Yes,
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