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7/15/17 - 'Liu received best treatment'
"Since the day Liu Xiaobo was admitted, the hospital has made every effort in his treatment," said Dr Liu, of the First Hospital of China Medical University, at a press conference. Experts from China as well as Germany and the UShad been invited for joint consultations, said Liu, director of the medical oncology department of the hospital based in
7/15/17 - 55 fire/EMS calls from July 3-9
VIRGINIA- During the week of July 3-9, the Virginia Fire Department was called for service 55 times: 10 fire calls and 45 EMS calls. The 13 transfers brought us to Cook Hospital, Fairview Range Medical Center, Essentia Health Northern Pines, and Virginia. We transported these patients to St. Luke's, Essentia Health St. Mary's and Woodwind Hospital
Patients and visitors to the county hospital in Paramus, now known as Bergen Regional Medical Center, will see a new name- still to be chosen- when they enter the campus on Oct. 1, the day Care Plus Bergen takes over day-to-day operations. At a celebration at the County Administration building in Hackensack attended by more than 300 people, County
7/15/17 - CMH brass spending $45M on upgrades
Citrus Memorial Hospital recently embarked on a $45 million capital improvement project that introduces new higher-tech improvements to patient and operating rooms and the emergency department. Those projects are in various stages of completion:. *Remodeling a second cardiac catheterization lab: Awaiting final approval from the Agency for Health Ca
7/15/17 - CMH CEO Aleman sees bright future for hospital
But the CEO of Citrus Memorial Hospital said given the recent trials and tribulations of CMH, the biggest challenge will continue to be dispelling the public perception that he runs a sub-par facility. In the fall of 2014, the Florida Supreme Court overturned a state law that gave the Citrus County Hospital Board oversight of Citrus Memorial Hospit
7/15/17 - Connective care: Telehealth helps rural patients connect with doctors [Grand Forks Herald]
July 14 On an average week, Altru Hospital makes 170 appointments from across the regionthey may see patients from as far west as Rugby, N.D., or from Baudette, Minn., to the east. And 90 miles to the east in Grand Forks, telemedicine coordinator Jessica Piseno could hear the heartbeat in real time. Telehealth technologies like telemedicine, e-
7/15/17 - Data from Oulu University Hospital Advance Knowledge in Anemia (The Effect of Preoperative Anemia on the Outcome After Coronary Surgery)
For more information on this research see: The Effect of Preoperative Anemia on the Outcome After Coronary Surgery. World Journal of Surgery, 2017; 41: 1910-1918. World Journal of Surgery can be contacted at: Springer, 233 Spring St, New York, NY 10013, USA. Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting F. Bi
7/15/17 - Detroit Medical Center blames data breach on outside agency [Yemen News Agency]
A data breach at the Detroit Medical Center that might affect 1,529 patients was the result of a contract employee turning over information to an unauthorized third party, officials said Thursday. The DMC said the breach involves protected health information for patients seen between March 2015 and May 2016. Melanie Moss, director of public relatio
7/15/17 - Doctor's protest
The Young Doctor's Association has started a protest in Peshawar's hospitals from the past week, causing inconvenience to patients. The OPDs in city's main hospitals give a deserted look and many patients have to return back to their homes without being treated. The doctor's demands include providing compensation to three deceased doctors, though t
7/15/17 - Don't shoot the messenger over town hospital claims
It seems rather ironic that shortly after my letter to yourselves we had a whistle-blower who virtually reiterated what I said word for word. What interests me more is the position taken by Ms Shaw she accused the whistle-blower as being part of the problem, I think there is something about shooting the messenger in this statement, she then did the
7/15/17 - Dubai Health Authority to launch smart prescription system [Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)]
A smart prescription system that will help reduce medication prescribed by doctors in excess will be launched by the end of the year, said Humaid Obaid Al Qattami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority. The second phase of the project will be launched in August following the success of the first phase, which was launched in April in Rashid
7/15/17 - Emory still working to renovate, reopen Smyrna hospital
While there are several doctors and nurses working out of the facility now, there are no emergency or in-patient services available as Emory looks to acquire its Certificate of Need, which must be granted by a state board before the hospital can proceed with the proposed $33 million renovations. While Emory's request for the CON was awarded in Augu
7/15/17 - ERno subsitute for health care
As a Lynchburg native and News& Advance subscriber, I've followed recent healthcare coverage including letters with interest. One argument I've read is that the uninsured already have coverage, because hospital emergency rooms can't turn them away. ERs are essential lifesaving community resources, but no substitute for the comprehensive care and...
7/15/17 - Findings from Karolinska University Hospital Provides New Data on Depression (Does Beta-Blockade Reduce the Risk of Depression in Patients with...
Findings from Karolinska University Hospital Provides New Data on Depression. According to news reporting from Stockholm, Sweden, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Approximately half of trauma patients develop post-traumatic depression. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Karolinska University Hospital, "This stud
7/15/17 - Fresh Coat of Lakeway and Marble Falls Partners with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Marble Falls to Create Resting Space for Clinical Staff [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
-Fresh Coat Painters is pleased to be helping Baylor Scott& White Medical Center- Marble Falls create a new resting space for their clinical staff. Fresh Coat of Lakeway and Marble Falls donated $3,400 worth of sheet rock and painting work to help make the new space a reality. The room will also provide a respite space for staff to take a moment aw
7/15/17 - Hospital Bed Remote Holder Invented by InventHelp Client (CCT-3072)
With patient care the top priority for hospital administrators, they need to take advantage of amenities that not only benefit the patients but the nurses who care for them. That's exactly what an inventor from Burlington, Ky., who is also a nurse technician, was thinking when he came up with an idea that improves patient comfort and helps nurses b
7/15/17 - Hospital Bed Remote Holder Invented by InventHelp Client (CCT-3072) [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
-With patient care the top priority for hospital administrators, they need to take advantage of amenities that not only benefit the patients but the nurses who care for them. Thats exactly what an inventor from Burlington, Ky., who is also a nurse technician, was thinking when he came up with an idea that improves patient comfort and helps nurses b
7/15/17 - How good is the food at your local hospital
Broadgreen Hospital spends more than 22 per patient, while Liverpool Women's Hospital spends just 5.10- but both are ranked among the best. At Southport& Ormskirk for example, they lavish 9 per patient at Ormskirk, with just over two thirds of that sum per patient at Southport. While adults are treated at Southport, with children and mums-to-
7/15/17 - Increased risk of hospital readmission, higher morbidity and mortality and increased costs
The findings, which are published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, may help healthcare providers address this growing problem. To examine the factors involved, a team led by Jashvant Poeran, MD, PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, analyzed national data on all US hospitalizations. In older adults, race/ethnicity a
7/15/17 - Kelley leaving Lutheran boards 3 doctors quit leadership posts amid tension with CHS
Only two independent voices remain on the advisory boards of Lutheran Health Network and Lutheran Hospital after Tom Kelley submitted his resignation Friday, one day after Chuck Surack stepped down. The number of people estranged from Lutheran Hospital and its network continues to grow. Three physicians on Friday afternoon resigned leadership posit
7/15/17 - KHN hospitals recognized for outstanding patient care
KETTERING Premier Inc. has recognized Sycamore Medical Center and Fort Hamilton Hospital as Finalists for the QUEST Award for High-value Healthcare for providing outstanding patient care. Kettering, Grandview and Southview medical centers and Greene Memorial Hospital were named Citation of Merit recipients. This recognition acknowledges our..
7/15/17 - Larkana teaching hospital lacks basic facilities, blacklisted by Bait-ul-Mal due to corruption
Vice Chancellor Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University Prof Ghulam Asghar Channa has said that when major hospitals lack proper facilities in Sindh then what professors and doctors should do to improve healthcare facilities. He was addressing participants of Chandka Medical College Hospital Management Board meeting held at the...
7/15/17 - LifeSouth: 'emergency' need for donations
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is facing an emergency need for all blood types and encourages the community to donate. Summer is historically a slow time for blood donations due to travel and school breaks, while the need to help patients in local hospitals remains constant. "Donations have decreased exceptionally this summer, and patients at o
7/15/17 - Multimodal therapeutic approach is needed in managing Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer-David Smith
David Monro Smith Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon at Ninewells Hospital Dundee UK during the Fourth Annual Week for Endocrine diseases held at JPMC Karachi from May 14-17, 2017 was on Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer. Mubbashar Ikram from Aga Khan University Hospital moderated this session. David Smith opined that PTDC may be more amenable to sur
7/15/17 - Munroe Regional Medical Center Fires RNs for Refusing Assignments They Deemed Unsafe for Patients
The National Nurses Organizing Committee has called on Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla., to reinstate registered nurses who were recently terminated after they objected to working in conditions they deemed unsafe for patients and possibly unlawful. A complaint has been filed with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.
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