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12/31/15 - 20,000 patients with wrong information on new IT system ; More than 100 million records transferred to multi-million-pound Lorenzo scheme [Hull Daily Mail (England)]
AROUND 20,000 patients have the wrong information in their medical records after a new multi-million-pound IT system was introduced at East Yorkshire's hospitals, the Mail can reveal. Patients have been given just hours to attend outpatient clinics and appointments after Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust became the largest trust in the co
12/31/15 - 68 nurses say St. John Providence fired them in dispute [Detroit Free Press]
Dec. 31 The St. John Providence Health System has fired 68 nurse anesthetists at its Southfield and Novi hospitals who refused to take jobs with a new outside contractor despite comparable pay, according to the nurses' attorney. The hospitals Providence Park Hospital, Novi, and Providence Park Hospital, Southfield remain open, but with anesth
12/31/15 - A look back at 2015
The biggest story of the year occurred in late July when Cochise Regional Hospital closed leaving many employees without work and some still seeking payment for hours they worked but were not paid for. Shortly thereafter Jim Dickson, CEO of Copper Queen Community Hospital, stepped in and opened a Quick Care in Douglas which was followed in November
12/31/15 - Afghan Taliban leader treated at Lahore cancer hospital [Pajhwok Afghan News]
Afghan Taliban leader treated at Lahore cancer hospital [Pajhwok Afghan News].
12/31/15 - American Well to bring telehealth services to 198 hospitals
Telehealth service provider American Well has announced it is partnering with Community Health System to bring its platform to bring virtual doctor services to CHS patients. It will allow VirtualHealth Now to operate on American Wells platform to allow patients to access primary urgent care services after hours or on weekends, according to a press
12/31/15 - Aramco to rehabilitate fire-hit Jazan Hospital [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]
JAZAN: The Directorate for Health Affairs in Jazan started with the clean up following the fire at Jazan Hospital last Thursday by drafting an alternative emergency plan to provide health services for the city's inhabitants. Sources confirmed that a team made up of 10 engineers from Aramco arrived in the area and started to examine damages to evalu
12/31/15 - Backus Hospital sees surge in patient numbers [The Day, New London, Conn.]
Dec. 30 NORWICH Over the last 2 1/ 2 weeks, The William W. Backus Hospital has seen some of its highest inpatient numbers in a decade. "It's been very, very busy, with no real rhyme or reason, no one thing," Shawn Mawhiney, hospital spokesman, said Wednesday. On Dec. 17, the hospital had 201 patients, 70 more than its normal average.
12/31/15 - Batroun hospital contract to go down to wire [Daily Star, The (Lebanon)]
BATROUN, Lebanon: Telecommunications Minister Boutros Harb said that the National Social Security Fund would meet Thursday to decide whether it would carry on with running the Emile Bitar Hospital in Batroun, hours before the expiry of its contract. Harb announced in a statement that a plan is in place to transfer funds to support the hospital dire
12/31/15 - Battle continues against dengue, diphtheria
The Health Department tried to contain outbreaks of dengue and diphtheria and overcrowding at hospitals. As many as 36 deaths were officially recorded due to diphtheria and dengue between January and December 2015. In Lahore, 55 children suffering from diphtheria were brought to the Children's Hospital.
12/31/15 - Beautician decides to "be an angel" ; AROUND WALES [South Wales Evening Post (Wales)]
BLAENAU GWENT A beautician gave up her wait for a lung transplant and told her friends and family: "I have decided to be an angel." Cystic fibrosis sufferer Kirsty Bridges, aged 28, had been in hospital for almost a year before finally refusing any more medical treatment. "The part-time model and trained beautician, of Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, had
12/31/15 - Carondelet, BlueCross reach last-minute deal [The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson]
Dec. 31 At the eleventh hour, BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona and Carondelet Health Network have signed a four-year contract, putting to rest fears that customers of the state's largest insurer could lose in-network access to Carondelet doctors and facilities. The agreement includes all Carondelet hospitals, employed physicians, ambulatory surger
12/31/15 - Community Healthcare System goes paperless [The Times, Munster, Ind.]
Dec. 31 MUNSTER Community Healthcare System's health record system has gone completely paperless and fully interoperable. Community Healthcare System recently got the highest award possible from HIMSS Analytics, a Chicago- based health IT company that evaluates electronic medical records nationwide. The database is used by all its hospitals C
12/31/15 - Compromising our physical health
There has been a good bit of local news coverage recently of possible changes within Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. At the time of the merger, UMMS and Shore Regional Health assured Kent County and northern Queen Ann's County citizens that while it could not promise the moon, it would make doctors available within the local community and that
12/31/15 - Data on Hematopoietic Cell Growth Factors Described by Researchers at Second Hospital (The Efficacy and Safety of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating...
Data on Hematopoietic Cell Growth Factors Described by Researchers at Second Hospital. According to news reporting originating in Lanzhou, People's Republic of China, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor has been shown to reduce lesion volume and improve functional outcome in experimental stroke model
12/31/15 - Data on Neuroendocrine Cancer Reported by Researchers at S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital (Prognostic Value of Ga-68-DOTANOC PET/CT SUVmax in...
Data on Neuroendocrine Cancer Reported by Researchers at S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital. According to news reporting from Bologna, Italy, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "This study was performed to investigate the role of Ga-68-DOTANOC SUVmax as a potential prognostic factor in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.
12/31/15 - Deep dive into the Healthcare System and Medical Device Market in Argentina - report incl. surgical procedures
This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with 620 surgical interventions, reported by the ICD-9 coding system in Argentina. Economic Outlook:- In spite of the forecasted acceleration in the global economy, for Argentina, the economic growth is expected to slow down in 2015 and make a slight recuperation to growth in 2016.- The
12/31/15 - Deep dive into the Healthcare System and Medical Device Market in Colombia - report incl. surgical procedures
This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with 620 surgical interventions, reported by the ICD-9 coding system in Colombia. To add context to the surgical procedure volumes, the report provides written and numerical analysis on the current trends, size, changes and dynamics of the local markets. In addition, the latest reforms o
12/31/15 - Deep dive into the Healthcare System and Medical Device Market in Egypt - report incl. surgical procedures
This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with 620 surgical interventions, reported by the ICD-9 coding system in Egypt. The specialisms included are: Cardiology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, OBGYN, Endocrinology, Plastic, General, Thoracic, Hemic and Lymphatic system, Oncology. Economic Outlook:- Egypt h
12/31/15 - Deep dive into the Healthcare System and Medical Device Market in Indonesia - report incl. surgical procedures
This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with 620 surgical interventions, reported by the ICD-9 coding system in Indonesia. To add context to the surgical procedure volumes, the report provides written and numerical analysis on the current trends, size, changes and dynamics of the local markets. -Indonesia deployed a 2005-25 Ma
12/31/15 - Deep dive into the Healthcare System and Medical Device Market in the UAE - report incl. surgical procedures
This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with 620 surgical interventions, reported by the ICD-9 coding system in UAE. To add context to the surgical procedure volumes, the report provides written and numerical analysis on the current trends, size, changes and dynamics of the local markets. -Abu Dhabi is especially dependent on
12/31/15 - Delivery of operational and bed linen and clothing for bedridden patients for the needs of university hospital "st. george" ead,. plovdiv. [TendersInfo (India)]
Guarantee for participation in the procedure- a sum of money paid into the bank account of the University Hospital "St. George "EAD or paid in cash to the University Hospital" St. The amount of the guarantee for participation 20 BGN for every individual position of the object of the contract, the Contracting Authority may keep under Art. 61 of the
12/31/15 - Editorial Remembering those we lost in 2015
Ruth M. von Kelsch was the friendly face that many people remembered and looked for when they went to the polls. Michael Davidson should have had many more years to save the lives of patients and watch his young children grow up, but the gifted 44- year-old cardiovascular surgeon was shot down at the Boston hospital where he worked by the relative
12/31/15 - Families allege doctors' negligence claimed two lives at Civil Hospital Karachi
Families of two patients, who died at the Civil Hospital Karachi on Wednesday, protested on the hospital premises alleging that doctors' alleged negligence claimed the lives. The protesting families claimed that the patients, identified as Amna, 50, and Danish, 18, had been rushed to the hospital but no doctor was available at the emergency to atte
12/31/15 - Farewell to 2015
In what appeared to be a seamless transition, about a dozen patients made the move by ambulance from the 65- year-old hospital off Indiana 66 to its new counterpart a few miles away on Indiana 237.. Zelma Fuchs was the first to be wheeled through the emergency-room doors as hospital staff clapped. Just minutes before she arrived, hospital President
12/31/15 - Findings from Research Institute and Hospital Broaden Understanding of Breast Cancer (Assessment of Breast Cancer Patients' Knowledge and Decisional...
Findings from Research Institute and Hospital Broaden Understanding of Breast Cancer. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Investigators publish new report on Oncology. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Research Institute and Hospital, "However, it also increases the risk of endometrial cance
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