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2/27/17 - Detainment issue put to Supreme Court
In a highly unusual move, a judge asked the New Hampshire Supreme Court to opine on whether holding patients in emergency rooms for weeks while they wait to be involuntarily committed to the state psychiatric hospital violates the law or patients constitutional rights. But advocates say the legal question is only gaining importance as the waitli
2/27/17 - NEWS BRIEFING Saturday GPs ease [...]
NEWS BRIEFING Saturday GPs ease A&E woes Walsall Manor Hospital's under pressure A&E department has been spared hundreds of patients this year thanks to a new doctors' service in the town. In January health bosses introduced Saturday appointments at two GP practices in a bid to ease the strain on the hospital where more than one in five patients ar
2/26/17 - 674,000 patients visited Farwaniya Hospital's outpatient clinics in 2016 [Kuwait Times]
KUWAIT: Farwaniya Hospital's deputy director Dr Mohammed Al-Rasheedi said the total number of patients the hospital's outpatient department received in 2016 was over 674,000, including 108,882 citizens during morning hours and 565,140 expats during afternoon hours. Rasheedi said Farwaniya Hospital receives the largest number of patients in Kuwait,.
2/26/17 - ACS will recruit 750 hospitals for program to lower costs and improve safety for patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science CHICAGO: In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, the American College of Surgeons has launched a new multimillion dollar surgical quality improvement initiative funded and guided by the Agency for Healthcare Research a
2/26/17 - Black and low-income New Yorkers largely shut out of major academic hospitals
Uninsured and Medicaid patients are also markedly underrepresented at the city's major academic hospitals. Similarly, only 22 percent of New York City's AMC patients had Medicaid and only 1 percent were uninsured, versus corresponding figures of 42 percent and 4 percent at city's non-AMC hospitals. The study was carried out by researchers at City..
2/26/17 - Emergency situation
On a Concord Hospital Emergency Department wall, two large computer screens flash with brightly colored bar graphs, tracking the number of patients in the department at a given time. On Monday, a record 68 adult and pediatric patients were stuck in hospital emergency rooms around the state, waiting for a bed to open at New Hampshire Hospital the
2/26/17 - Excela puts emphasis on upgrades to its cardiac care program [Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa.]
Feb. 26 New branding of Excela Health's cardiac care programs emphasizes upgrades the Westmoreland County hospital system made in the aftermath of allegations of improper stent procedures by hospital-affiliated doctors in 2011.. "This is a natural evolution once we took a good, hard look at our program several years ago," said Dr. Howard Grill,
2/26/17 - F1 champion brightens the day of Saudi boy under treatment in London [Saudi Gazette, The]
London- Current Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg visited Great Ormond Street Hospital in London recently to help brighten the day of children being treated there, including Saudi teenage boy Saud. "Great Ormond Street Hospital is truly an inspiring place and I m delighted to have been able to meet some of the amazing children currently bei
2/26/17 - Findings from Beijing Hospital Provide New Insights into Acute Coronary Syndrome (Factors associated with unattained LDL-cholesterol goals in Chinese...
Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Beijing Hospital, "This was a retrospective study of 633 consecutive prospectively enrolled patients with ACS treated between January 2011 and December 2012 at the Beijing Hospital. For more information on this research see: Factors associated with unattained LDL-cholesterol goals in Chinese.
2/26/17 - Findings from Sahlgrenska University Hospital Provide New Insights into Endocarditis (Valve selection in aortic valve endocarditis)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Investigators publish new report on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Endocarditis. According to news originating from Gothenburg, Sweden, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis is a potentially life-threatening disease. Our news journalists obtaine
2/26/17 - Hair, spoons and scalpels found in patients bowels [Saudi Gazette, The]
A few days ago, a medical team in Yanbu General Hospital removed a mass of hair that is 40 centimeters long from the stomach of a 14- year-old girl in a surgery that lasted 90 minutes after she complained of severe abdominal pain. He was subjected to emergency endoscopic surgery at Buraidah Central Hospital. The medical team at the Prince Sultan Ce
2/26/17 - Hospital seeks participants for PTSD treatment study [The Fayetteville Observer, N.C.]
Feb. 26 An ongoing medical study at Womack Army Medical Center that could impact future treatment for post-traumatic stress needs more participants, officials said. At Fort Bragg, Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, officials are hoping to gather data on more than 200 patients to provide the fir
2/26/17 - Israeli hospitals demand funds to continue treating Syrians
JERUSALEM An Israeli health official says Israel's hospitals will stop treating Syrian patients in non-emergency cases beginning next week unless the Israeli government fully reimburses the hospitals for years of medical treatments to those wounded in the Syrian civil war.
2/26/17 - Lake Region Healthcare named a top 100 rural hospital in U.S. [Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Minn.]
Feb. 26 FERGUS FALLS Lake Region Healthcare was recently named one of the 2017 top 100 rural and community hospitals in the U.S. according to the National Rural Health Association's Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Putting our patients at the center, going the extra mile, and ensu
2/26/17 - Mental Health Improvement
Sitting in an office at the Mental Health Association of Jefferson County in Watertown, Tammy C. Gould's knee bounces up and down frenetically. Between 2010 and 2012, behavioral health and mental health disorders in youths was the number one cause of entry into the Emergency Department in seven north country hospitals. Pediatric mental health was t
2/26/17 - New Congenital Heart Disease Findings from Erasmus University Medical Center Described (Prognostic Value of N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Congenital Diseases and Conditions- Congenital Heart Disease have been published. According to news reporting out of Rotterdam, Netherlands, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "The number of patients with adult congenital heart disease is rapidly increasing.
2/26/17 - New Type 2 Diabetes Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at Oslo University Hospital (Procoagulant activity in patients with combined...
New Type 2 Diabetes Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at Oslo University Hospital. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Oslo University Hospital, "Patients were randomized to exercise training or a control group. For more information on this research see: Procoagulant activity in patients with combined
2/26/17 - New University of Iowa Children's Hospital gets first patients [The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]
Feb. 25 IOWA CITY Years in the making, an expanded and high-tech University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital opened seven of its 14 floors Saturday, including those specifically designed to care for pediatric cancer and cardiac patients. Hospital crews began moving patients in the morning, posting online about 10 a.m. that its first pat
2/26/17 - Oman health: Treating with acupressure [Times of Oman]
Dr Nazir Tarafdar, one of the oldest acupressure practitioner in Oman, has been treating patients at Al Harub Medical Centre for 17 years. Talking about the cases that are specific in Oman Dr Nazir says that he found cervical neck pain and lumber back pain being the most common ailments among the patients here although there are a significant numbe
2/26/17 - Psychiatric problem years in the making
On any given day, nine people sat in New Hampshire emergency rooms waiting for a bed to open at the state psychiatric hospital. Access to timely mental health care in New Hampshire is at a crisis point, Ken Norton, the director of the state chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness, proclaimed then. The wait list for admission to New Ham
2/26/17 - Qatar's first living donor liver transplant an international affair [Gulf Times (Qatar)]
The team from HMC and AMC that performed Qatar's first living donor liver transplantation. A team of 10 leading doctors and nurses from South Korea joined surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and technicians from Hamad Medical Corporation and spent 20 hours in the operating theatre at Hamad General Hospital late last year as they carried out the country
2/26/17 - Reports from Virginia University Medical Center Advance Knowledge in Heart Disease (Selecting patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Investigators publish new report on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Heart Disease. According to news reporting originating in Amsterdam, Netherlands, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Cardiac guidelines recommend that the decision to perform coronary angiography in patients with...
2/26/17 - Share Medical Center sets up for Upper Payment Limit program
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority's website defines the UPL program this way: "The Upper Payment Limit program will oversee an integrated supplemental payment system that enhances functionality, care management, decreases return to acute care days, day-to-day efficiency and economic competitiveness of the long term care industry."
2/26/17 - Sterile processing staff, perioperative leadership team honored at UMSMC
EASTON- Jane Flowers, manager, sterile processing at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, recently recognized her sterile processing team and perioperative leadership team by donating to the University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation's "Everyday Hero" program to thank them for the support they gave to her while her friend
2/26/17 - Studies Conducted at Central Hospital on Diabetic Nephropathy Recently Reported (Effect of telmisartan and enalapril on ventricular remodeling and...
Studies Conducted at Central Hospital on Diabetic Nephropathy Recently Reported. Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting Y. Hou, Dept. of Cardiovascular Medicine, Xinxiang Central Hospital, Xinxiang, Henan 453000, People's Republic of China. Additional authors for this research include F. Zhang, Z. Liu,
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