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5/21/17 - Banner executive: Greeley's North Colorado Medical Center 'will not take more than its fare share' of cuts [Greeley Tribune, Colo.]
May 21 While Banner Health officials have consistently declined to say how many positions have been cut from North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley as part of a companywide restructuring, a top executive indicated the reductions would not exceed 20 positions. Phoenix- based Banner Health, which manages NCMC, has largely completed its overhaul w
5/21/17 - California hospitals, health systems report promising outcomes in effort to reduce unnecessary care
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Science LOS ANGELES Every day across the country doctors order tests and prescribe medications that may be unnecessary and potentially harmful. Based on guidance from dozens of medical specialty societies such as the American College of Physicians, the effort has identified nearly 500 common
5/21/17 - Cancer center to locate facility on Silver Creek Road
BULLHEAD CITY- A cancer center originally slated to be built in Fort Mohave is now planned for a location near Western Arizona Regional Medical Center. The new center is scheduled for Bullhead Medical Plaza, 2755 Silver Creek Road, Suite 115, according to Dr. "Shortly after our announcement in November last year of plans to open a center in the Bu
5/21/17 - CDC starts treating general infectious diseases [Peninsula, The (Qatar)]
By Fazeena Saleem/ The Peninsula. The follow up visits have been reduced from 10 to 12 weeks to three to four weeks while the average hospital stay of patients has been reduced from 29 day to 20 days, Muna Al Maslamani, Medical Director, CDC told The Peninsula. CDC was initially seeing patients with tuberculosis, respiratory diseases and other infe
5/21/17 - Elder abuse suit filed against T.O. hospital [Ventura County Star, Calif.]
May 21 The wife of an 87- year-old man who died at Los Robles Hospital& Medical Center is suing the hospital and its parent corporation, alleging elder abuse and negligent care. Emanuel Mandelman, of Calabasas, died on March 20, 2016, at the Thousand Oaks hospital of pneumonia, more than a month after being admitted and three days after a fall th
5/21/17 - FGPC treats 5.93 mln patients during last two years
Federal Government Poly Clinic hospital has provided medical treatment to 5.93 million patients during last two years. According to an official of the hospital, 2.9 million patients received medical treatment in 2014-15 while 3.03 million patients received treatment during 2015-16.. He said the number of out-patients in morning was 0.96 million,...
5/21/17 - GBCC announces new medical office specialist certificate program
In partnership with Exeter Hospital/ Core Physicians, Great Bay Community College has begun a new 12- week medical office specialist certificate that's designed to help fill an urgent, immediate need for qualified employees. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Frisbie Memorial Hospital have also expressed interest. Jaques signs letter of intent to join
5/21/17 - Helistroke service: Flying the physician to the stroke patient works
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science Flying a stroke specialist by helicopter to a nearby stroke patient for emergency care is feasible, saves money and, most importantly, gets critical care to patients faster than transporting the patient to a hospital first, according to a single-patient, proof-of-concept study b
5/21/17 - Hospital to open telemedicine centres in Abuja
The Saudi German Hospital Dubai said it would soon set up telemedicine centres in Abuja. A statement by Dr George Davis of the hospital yesterday, said the centres were to develop healthcare system and provide affordable treatments for Nigerians. Head of the Emergency Department at the hospital, Dr Sayed Ali stated that the patient was brought to t
5/21/17 - HOSPITALS UMass Memorial, Harrington reach deal on psych beds
UMass Memorial Medical Center announced a formal agreement with Harrington Healthcare to provide inpatient psychiatric services and will offer a twice-daily shuttle among various hospitals, in response to state Department of Public Health concerns about plans to close 13 inpatient psychiatric beds at the medical center's University Campus.
5/21/17 - If you experience hypoglycaemic symptoms, it is advisable to break the fast: Experts - Press Release issued by Shifa International Hospitals Limited
Muslims with diabetes who wish to fast must plan diligently for a safe and healthy Ramadan. In general, the risk of hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes is not overly common, and it is associated less severe consequences, said Consultant Endocrinologist, Shifa International Hospital Dr. Sheraz Khan in a seminar " Roza a
5/21/17 - Inter-Faith rehabilitates patients, and itself [The Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.]
They had me monitored and I had so many people there, "said car accident victim Corrine Wick, about her stay at the rehabilitation center at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. Due to the severity and number of her injuries, she spent two weeks in intensive care at Hennepin County Medical Center. After less than 24 hours at a facility in Duluth her
5/21/17 - Intervention reduced suicide attempts among at-risk emergency department patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science PROVIDENCE, R.I. In a clinical trial involving nearly 1,400 suicidal patients in the emergency departments of eight hospitals, a team led by Brown University and Butler Hospital psychologist Ivan Miller found that a multifaceted intervention lowered the relative risk of new su
5/21/17 - LIVING WELL
And Sentara Healthcare is in the forefront of using this old remedy in its hospitals. In April 2017, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital began using copper-infused linens and patient gowns in all inpatient rooms. In fact, Sentara Healthcare has become the first U.S. health system to use copper materials in all its hospitals.
5/21/17 - Longmont's A Day Place opens, taking over where the Homestead left off [Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo.]
May 20 When an entrepreneurial nurse, a church, and a hospital in the throes of change join forces, big things happen. It was March when Longmont United Hospital announced that it would be closing the Homestead, the only independent adult day care center in Longmont. Renita Henson is a registered nurse who supervised the LUH center.
5/21/17 - Lutheran staff holds rally for local control 150 employees support CEO, urge distant owners to sell
The professionals are devoted to their patients, the community and Lutheran CEO Brian Bauer. They also want parent company Community Health Systems to sell the eight-hospital network to a group of about 300 local doctors who want to bring ownership back to Fort Wayne. Although CHS officials have declined to comment, numerous local sources say an of
5/21/17 - Ministry of Health and Prevention holds workshop on Counseling and Mental Health [Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates)]
DUBAI, 21st May, 2017 The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, represented by the Hospitals Sector, has organised a workshop focused on counseling and mental health at the Training and Development Centre in Sharjah. The workshop was attended by Dr. Mona Al Kuwari, Director of the Specialised Healthcare Department, along with a number of gene
5/21/17 - More come forward in case of rogue surgeon
He was convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent and three counts of unlawful wounding against 10 private patients at Nottingham Crown Court last month after a seven-week trial. Medical negligence specialist at Thompsons Solicitors Linda Millband said 103 clients treated at Spire Healthcare hospitals have sought legal advice from the firm...
5/21/17 - New Hanover's community paramedic program could continue [Star-News, Wilmington, N.C.]
May 21 NEW HANOVER COUNTY Funding for an in-home paramedicine program run by New Hanover Regional Medical Center is scheduled to continue under a budget proposed by the N.C. Senate. The program, which began in 2014, is designed to reduce the number of people in New Hanover County from calling 911 for emergency medical servies and visiting the h
5/21/17 - New Premedication Findings from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Reported (Factors influencing bacteraemia in patients with isomerism and CHD: the...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA A new study on Premedication is now available. According to news reporting from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Heterotaxy syndrome', best segregated as isomerism, is characterised by laterality defects of the thoraco-abdominal organs, causing fu
5/21/17 - NMMC Earns Top Quality Designation
FORT KENT, Maine- The Top 20 Rural Community Hospital rankings were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association. Northern Maine Medical Center is one of only 20 hospitals from across the country, and the only one in the state of Maine, who has earned this top distinction. The Top 20 Rural Community Hospital winners are those hospita
5/21/17 - Northwick Park Hospital A&E suffers 'worst A&E waiting times' in the UK
Harrow borough is paying the price for the lowest NHS funding in London, as its hospital A&E department had the worst record for waiting times in the UK, according to NHS data. Northwick Park Hospital accident and emergency department had a total of 25,229 admissions in the month of February. Gareth Thomas, who is standing next month to once again
5/21/17 - Providing nursing scholarships for 40 years Humboldt Hospital Auxiliary's proud tradition
The Humboldt Hospital Auxiliary will celebrate their 50th anniversary next year and for 40 of those years, the Auxiliary has given out scholarships to nursing students. It all started around 1968.. Marie Thompson, a founding member of the Auxiliary said she remembers talking to Doctor Dan DeBonis, who was on the hospital board back then.
5/21/17 - Psychiatric care beds plan moves forward
MUSCLE SHOALS The request by Shoals Hospital to move 20 adult in-patient psychiatric beds from Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital to Shoals Hospital is moving forward. Shoals Hospital earlier this year filed application for a Certificate of Need to transfer those beds to its facility in Muscle Shoals. The deadline for other health care providers or i
5/21/17 - Researchers at Erasmus University Medical Center Report New Data on Heart Failure (Isolated left ventricular failure is a predictor of poor outcome...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Research findings on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Heart Failure are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting from Rotterdam, Netherlands, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "We investigated survival according to the nature of heart failure in patients undergoing...
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