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6/22/17 - 'Inadequate' hospital 'sorry' as standards decline even further
In a report published on Tuesday, Care Quality Commission inspectors rated Redditch's Alexandra Hospital' inadequate' after concerns about A&E including severe crowding and low staffing levels of consultants and nurses. Inspectors visited the Alexandra Hospital, the Worcester Royal and Kidderminster Hospital in November and December- with all three
6/22/17 - 20-hour A&E wait as interpreter found
The patient, who spoke Portuguese, had to wait almost a full day at City Hospital in Birmingham as the normal interpreter service couldn't be provided. Toby Lewis, chief executive of the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, which runs the hospital, has vowed to never let a similar incident happen again. Mr Lewis said interpreters would normally
6/22/17 - 200 patients being treated on daily bases in DHQ Astore: MS
Medical Superintendent District Headquarter Hospital Astore Bashir Ahmed Wednesday said that the hispital was providing proper medical facilities to the people of the area and treating 200 patients on daily basis. He said that patients were visiting the hospital on regular basis for treatment. He said that diseases including asthma and diarrhea wer
6/22/17 - Achievement Caruso honored by Mass General Cancer Center
Each year the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center salutes individuals, groups and organizations from across the country and around the globe during the one hundred, an annual event celebrating those who are making a difference in the fight against cancer in inspiring and often revolutionary ways. Saugus resident Sylvia Caruso is among the
6/22/17 - AMA Passes Resolution: Hospitals Should Provide Plant-Based Meals and Remove Cancer-Causing Processed Meats
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine issued the following news release:. The resolution was co-sponsored by the Medical Society of the District of Columbia and the American College of Cardiology. "Hospitals that provide and promote fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans are likely to reduce readmissions, speed recovery times, and mea
6/22/17 - Aultman to acquire Alliance Community Hospital [The Repository, Canton, Ohio]
June 21 ALLIANCE Aultman Health Foundation is in the process of purchasing Alliance Community Hospital. Proceeds from the sale will be deposited into the Alliance Community Hospital Foundation to be used for health care needs of the Alliance area. Edward J. Roth III, president and chief executive of Aultman Health Foundation, said officials f
6/22/17 - Baheal partners with IBM to enhance cancer treatment [Syrian Arab News Agency]
Baheal Pharmaceutical Group, a Chinese company specilizing in e-health, signed a partnership agreement with IBM in Beijing on Wednesday to bring Watson for Genomics to hospitals and clinics across China. Baheal Group has a proven track record delivering value to hospitals across China working with more than 12,000 hospitals today, and the company h
6/22/17 - BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER Darby wins Alzheimer's Association award
R. Ryan Darby, a neuroscientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, was recently awarded an Alzheimer's Association Clinical Fellowship. The $175,000 grant will support Darby and colleagues as they investigate the underlying brain changes that can cause hallucinations and delusions in some patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disea
6/22/17 - Breaking the Sand Angel World Record
WE DID IT: Deb Kinnard of title sponsor West Shore Bank holds aloft the official plaque proclaiming a new Guinness World Record for sand angels. Behind them are Scott Smith, vice chair, and Bob Budreau, chair, of the Spectrum Health Foundation- Ludington Hospital. GETTING THE NEWS: Kaley Petersen, foundation director at Spectrum Health Ludington Ho
6/22/17 - Brookfield native appointed COO for Bassett Medical Center
Ronette Wiley, RN, BS, MHSA, CPPS, has been appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer for Bassett Medical Center. Wiley previously served as vice president of Performance Improvement and Care Coordination and chief compliance officer at Bassett Medical Center since 2008. In her new role, Wiley will be responsible for the operat
6/22/17 - But cuts have consequences
Rochester Regional Health Care Association, which represents 17 hospitals across Rochester and the Finger Lakes, is deeply concerned that the AHCA would have a disastrous impact on our hospitals, health care providers, and their employees. Newark-Wayne Community Hospital generates 1,600 jobs and $162 million in economic activity. Here are the faces
6/22/17 - Centegra Health System to suspend most inpatient care at Woodstock hospital
CRYSTAL LAKE Centegra Health System officials said they no longer will admit most patients at their 108- bed Woodstock hospital in a bid to save money and improve care at hospitals in Huntley and McHenry. "After careful consideration, we have made the decision to shift all acute inpatient care to Centegra Hospital McHenry and Centegra Hospital Hun
6/22/17 - Clinical Nurse Specialists Responsible for Entire Health Systems, But Issues Remain to Allow Full Scope of Practice
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists issued the following news release:. Three in four clinical nurse specialists specialize in adult health or gerontology, most CNSs work in acute care hospitals that have or are seeking ANCC's Magnet Recognition, more than half have nursing clinical-related responsibility for an entire health sys
6/22/17 - CM irked by absenteeism, uncleanliness
Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif paid a surprise visit to District Headquarters Hospital, Kasur. He reached to the DHQ Hospital by road. The CM lauded Deputy Commissioner Ammara Khan and DPO Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi for good performance and advised them for further improvement.
6/22/17 - CM pays surprise visit to DHQ Kasur
He reached the DHQ Hospital by road without any prior information. They thanked Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif for taking personal interest in bringing substantive improvements in hospital-conditions. They thanked the Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif for issuing on-spot orders for the solution of their problems and said that due to his personal attenti
6/22/17 - CM Shehbaz surprise-visits Kasur DHQ, suspends deputy MS
Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has paid a surprise visit to District Headquarters Hospital on Wednesday and suspended deputy medical superintendent over absence. Reportedly, the top Punjab official visited the hospital without his protocol and inquired on health of the patients admitted. Earlier this month, CM Shehbaz had paid a surprise visi
6/22/17 - COPD: Greater Hospitalization, In-hospital Mortality Rates for Women
A new analysis of COPD hospitalizations and mortality rates found that women are experiencing the greater burden than men.
6/22/17 - Davis wins 2017 Mercy Award
Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital recently announced that Jamie Davis has been recognized as the hospitals' 2017 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health's hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was found
6/22/17 - Delco nurses rally outside Media courthouse []
June 22 Nurses from Delaware County Memorial Hospital said conditions at the Upper Darby Township hospital have declined since a new owner, Prospect Medical Holdings Inc., took over last year. "It's a totally different environment," said longtime nurse Tammy Christiansen, who spoke at a rally Wednesday on the front steps of the Delaware County C
6/22/17 - El Camino Hospital board names new CEO [News Central Asia]
Woods currently serves as president and CEO of WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center, the flagship hospital of the WellStar Health System in Georgia, where he oversees a staff of more than 5,800 employees. As we face an uncertain policy environment and a competitive marketplace, El Camino Hospital must continue to provide top-quality care to
6/22/17 - Friends of SKMCH hosts Sahoor party [Saudi Gazette, The]
JEDDAH- Friends of Shaukat Khanam Memorial Trust Jeddah-KSA hosted Sahoor at La Terrasse Al-Khalidiyah in honor of donors and well wishers in recognition of their support and cooperation for the hospital. Zulqarnain Ali Khan, CEO Zultec group, Saudi Arabia, was the chief guest on the occasion. Tariq Azam, director marketing Shoukat Khanam Memorial
6/22/17 - Global Patient Handling Equipment Market Worth USD 17.10 Billion by 2021
Zion Market Research has published a new report titled "Patients Handling Equipment Market by Product Type (Bed Frames, Stretchers, Wheelchairs & Scooters, Patient Lifts and Others) for Hospital, Homecare, and Other End User - Globa...
6/22/17 - HEALTH & SUPPORT
Alzheimer's Association to host caregivers education series. The next program in this series will be held from 4-6 p.m. June 22 at the North Shore Elder Services, 300 Rosewood Drive, Danvers. Held 7-8: 30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month in the doctors' conference room at Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick St., Beverly.
6/22/17 - HEALTH Busiest day of the year for A&E units
More than 400 people visited Shropshire's two main A&E departments at the start of the week- their busiest day of the year so far. Hospital officials said Monday saw 425 people through the doors of the A&E departments at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Telford's Princess Royal Hospital. They said it was the busiest day in at least 11 months, and equa
6/22/17 - Highmark Health to invest $200M in cancer centers
Allegheny Health Network is building an academic cancer center with a hub at Allegheny General Hospital and a half-dozen satellite facilities across Western Pennsylvania as part of an expanding partnership with Johns Hopkins Medicine. Highmark Health, AHN s parent company, plans to invest $200 million to build the centers over the next two years
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