April 20 Bakersfield Memorial Hospital has been fined $75,000 after a state investigation determined nurses failed to provide adequate supervision to a patient who choked to death last March, according to a California Department of Public Health investigation. The hospital, which operates under the umbrella of Dignity Health, was cited in 2014 fo
Addis Ababa April 20, 2017 Corner stone was laid in Addis Ababa for the first center of excellence hospital, to be built by Ethio-American Doctors Medical Group, an association of health care professionals of Ethiopian origin. The medical center in which its foundation was laid by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalgn will rest on 150,000 m2 of land a
RUIJIN Hospital is to have a novel X-ray imaging system the first hospital on the mainland to do so based on a Nobel prize-winning technology in physics. "Lying on the bed influences the accuracy of measurement, which is extremely important for an orthopedic surgery," said Dr Liu Zhihong from Ruijin Hospital. Also yesterday, Shanghai Children's Ho
April 20 Iowa's biggest and most-profitable hospital is lowering by more than half its operating income projections for 2017 and signaling a possible shift in strategy thanks to a sharp increase in denials from Medicaid managed care payers and a corresponding drop in the hospital's collection rate. Jean Robillard, vice president for medical affai
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened Waitemata DHB's new $9.9 million outpatient clinic at North Shore Hospital. "The new fit-for-purpose $9.9 million outpatient facility at North Shore Hospital will provide enough capacity to support future service growth over the coming years," says Dr Coleman. "The new facility will enable North S
Market Research Future published a half-cooked research report on Global Ambulatory Services Market. The Global Market for Ambulatory Services is growing continuously and expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2014 to 2022. Ambulatory surgery centers segmented on the basis of types which consist Hospital emergency departments, Primary care offic
It was a bitter and agonising experience for patients when armed robbers attacked the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja. Daily Sun gathered that the robbers, numbering about five, first attacked the ward housing patients who did surgery before going to the female ward. When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Willy Aya, said the police wer
Q. I work in a hospital and I am required to book patients for specialised services. The problem is I keep getting mixed instructions about how to go about this. This gets me really upset because I end up disappointing and delaying appointments for the patients.
Baba Jeng, the chief executive officer of the Bansang Hospital has disclosed that referrals from Bansang to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in 2016 have drastically reduced by 29%. Out of over 300 staff of the hospital, 115 staff were awarded with certificate and cash prizes, and at the end of the award, Saibou Danjo won the most outstanding
Camera Bartolotta to expand the practice authority of nurse practitioners was approved by a committee on Tuesday and now goes to the Senate floor for consideration. The bill has received the support of the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, the National Academy of Medicine and the AARP. The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse...
April 20 Robert Danbert, gastroenterologist at San Angelo Community Medical Center, was recognized Thursday as the top U.S. user in 2016 of Cellvizio, an endomicroscopy system that provides physicians with minimally invasive, microscopic images of tissue by generating optical biopsies. Danbert uses Cellvizio as a diagnostic tool for the majority
The Union Health Ministry has approved construction of a 250- bed cancer hospital within the premises of the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, which would be functional within the next three years. Speaking to The Assam Tribune, NEIGRIHMS Director DM Thapa, who took charge on Saturday, said today that th
VOLUNTEERS dressed as real life Disney princess and superheroes are putting smiles on young cancer patients' faces in Bahrain's main hospital. The Fairytale Project is spearheaded by Aline Matta who visits the children's oncology unit at Salmaniya Medical Complex every month along with other volunteers, hoping to make the young patients comfortable
Estes Park Medical Center recently upgraded its diagnostic imaging department with high-resolution portable and room-based digital radiography systems from Carestream Health. This critical access hospital is just minutes from the main entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, where stunning scenery and abundant wildlife draw more than four million.
Data on Endometrial Cancer Discussed by Researchers at Skane University Hospital Malmo. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Researchers detail new data in Oncology- Endometrial Cancer. According to news originating from Malmo, Sweden, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To validate prospectively five mathematical
Data on Heart Disease Reported by Researchers at St. Vincent's Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Investigators publish new report on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Heart Disease. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from St. Vincent's Hospital, "The aim of the study was to review studies rep
Diabetic patients in Cameroon are facing a severe shortage of insulin. The association of diabetic patients in Yaounde says several members have died and many more could suffer the same fate if they don't receive insulin. According to his elder brother, Engolo Reuben, Etienne died at Yaounde's central hospital after developing a nerve damage from h
April 20 Candidates running for a seat on the Ector County Hospital District board got another chance to discuss the issues Wednesday night during a forum organized by the Odessa Board of Realtors. A majority of the hospital board candidates were in attendance Wednesday night with the exception of District 5 candidate Julie Molland, who is facing
LOS ANGELES The owner of The Skin Cancer Medical Center in Encino has paid the United States nearly $2.7 million to resolve allegations that he submitted bills to Medicare for Mohs micrographic surgeries for skin cancers that were medically unnecessary. The settlement, which was finalized on March 31, resolved allegations in a lawsuit brought by
Hill Hospital is a 33- bed acute care facility that serves York and the surrounding areas. Integration was a key part of the decision-making process for Hill Hospital. We are pleased to expand on our successful partnership with Hill Hospital with the implementation of our full and complete Thrive EHR solution, said Boyd Douglas, president and
Facebook fans weighed in on our story about Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center contracting with a Georgia company to handle outpatient billing services. Here is what two of our readers had to say:. "Bad deal for the employees.
April 19 For a fifth consecutive year, a nonprofit dedicated to driving quality and transparency in the American healthcare system has given its highest rating to Glendale Adventist Medical Center. The 112- year-old community hospital received the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade A rating for spring 2017, one of 823 hospitals nationwide to
I would like to spare some words about government hospitals. If we take an example of the hospitals in Karachi, then a complete view of disgrace can be seen easily from the infrastructure till the entire medical stuff. The hospitals in Karachi are in poor shape, patients are kept as if they are cattle, no proper visits by doctors, no pure water, no
The 140 officials, according to the report, received specialised treatment for heart and kidney conditions, eye problems, cancer, and diabetes, in hospitals in Kenya, South Africa, India, China, and United States in 2014, 2015 and 2016.. "Since the analysis was limited to patients approved by the Medical Board, many other individuals could be incu