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11/14/18 - ?SANE' nurses honored
Based in Elkridge, the International Association of Forensic Nurses includes 4,300. The forensic nurse serving patients at UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester is Helen Foxwell. They follow procedures set by local jurisdictions, the IAFN and the U.S. Department of Justice to collect information to be used in legal proceedings.
11/14/18 - AHA Issues Statement on Expanded Mental Health Services
The American Hospital Association issued the following statement by Executive Vice President Tom Nickels on expanded mental health services:. "America's hospitals and health systems commend Secretary Azar's announcement regarding CMS guidance that will offer additional flexibility for state Medicaid agencies and providers to work together to...
11/14/18 - American Physician Partners Enters the Arizona Market with Acquisition of Progressive Medical Associates [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
-American Physician Partners, LLC, a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Progressive Medical Associates, PLLC based in Mesa, Ariz.. PMAs team of 37 physicians and 21 advanced practice clinicians care for approximately 150,000 emergency department patients annually at Bann
11/14/18 - American Society of Clinical Oncology: Artificial-Intelligence Smartphone App Significantly Reduced Severity of Cancer Patients' Pain and Hospital Admissions
The American Society of Clinical Oncology issued the following news release:. "There is a significant shortage of palliative care providers, which will only worsen in the future as our population ages," said lead study author Mihir M. Kamdar, MD, Associate Director of the Division of Palliative Care and an interventional pain physician at Massachu
11/14/18 - Auxiliary purchases $13,000 ventilator for EMH
The Elbert Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently purchased and donated a $13,000 ventilator to EMH. Shown are Auxilians Alma Rucker and Charlotte Davis and nurses Heather Payton, Kim Rice, Brittany Case and Elbert Memorial Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Tammy Harlow. The ventilator is used for patients who have respiratory distress or failure.
11/14/18 - Bayhealth Kent Campus receives Mission: Lifeline achievement award
Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus received a Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Quality Achievement award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients suffering heart attacks. This is caused by a complete blockage in a coronary artery and affects more than 250,000 peop
11/14/18 - Citizens for ensuring availability of medicines at PIMS, FGPC
Citizens of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Tuesday urged the authorities concerned to ensure availability of medicines at government hospitals to facilitate the deserving patients. According to them, many admitted patients at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences and Federal Government Poly Clinic have been facing hardships due to...
11/14/18 - CM visits KTH to review healthcare services
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Mehmood Khan here Tuesday paid a surprise visit to Khyber Teaching Hospital. On complaint of a patient, Mehmood Khan directed for providing wheelchair to the patient immediately. Provincial Information Minister, Shaukat Yousufzai also accompanied the CM on this occasion.
11/14/18 - Coronary Calcium Levels a Better Predictor of Risk for Coronary Heart Disease, Study Finds
A new study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Session conference found that testing a patient&# x2019; s coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries for patients at risk for a heart attack. Jeffrey L. Anderson, Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute SALT LAKE CITY, UT, USA, November 14, 2018
11/14/18 - Dayton Children's gets approval from accreditation agency [Dayton Daily News, Ohio]
Nov. 13 Dayton Children's Hospital is fully accredited by a leading industry rating agency after a preliminary denial earlier this year. The Joint Commission, a nonprofit that accredits hospitals and other health care businesses, had updated the hospital's accreditation status following a survey at the hospital on Oct. 30. CEO Deborah Feldman had
11/14/18 - Dr. Massimo Loda Appointed Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and Pathologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Dr. Loda will helm the institutions' pathology enterprise, which offers cutting-edge clinical and laboratory services and engages in high-impact science, with a strong focus on the biology of blood and solid tumor malignancies, including prostate cancer. In his new role and as a member of Weill Cornell Medicine's Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Cent
11/14/18 - Evolution of Healthcare IT: Benefits for hospitals and patients [Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)]
Michel Amous, Managing Director at InterSystems. TrakCare as a service, a new private cloud-hosted EMR service offered by InterSystems, is now available to UAE and Middle East hospitals. In order to address the UAE and Middle East specific market needs while incorporating global best practice, InterSystems introduced TrakCare as a service, a privat
11/14/18 - Expert decries high cases of diabetes in Ondo
Diabetes By Olusola Oke Akure, Nov. 14, 2018 Dr Adenike Enikuomehin, a Consultant Endocrinologist at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Akure, has decried the high cases of diabetes in the state. Enikuomehin spoke in Akure on Wednesday at an event to mark the 2018 World Diabetes Day which had as theme: Diabetes and the Family.
11/14/18 - Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer Hosts Celebration of Partnership with MD Anderson in Houston [Syrian Arab News Agency]
-Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer recently hosted a cocktail reception celebrating the partnership between Israels Sheba Medical Center, the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East, and Houstons MD Anderson Cancer Center. The dozens of guests at the intimate, salon-style reception heard from Dr. Golan about the lates
The mother of an 18- year-old who contracted a virus that has claimed the lives of 10 children at a long-term care facility in Wanaque said she had to plead with members of the center's staff to take her daughter to a hospital when she developed symptoms last weekend. The mother was interviewed on Friday afternoon as the state Health Department was
11/14/18 - Global Acute Care Hospital Beds and Stretchers Market Analysis and Forecast Predictions [ClickPress (UK)]
Healthcare delivery encompassing apt treatment facilities for critical medical conditions has demonstrated an upward rise, thus necessitating adoption of improved hospital furniture such as hospital beds and stretchers. Additionally, surged prevalence of chronic and acute medical conditions, trauma cases, and significant rise in geriatric...
11/14/18 - Global Market for Hospital and Laundry Boilers to Witness Considerable Upsurge by 2020 [ClickPress (UK)]
The U.S. and Canada dominates the North American hospital and laundry boilers market due to improved healthcare infrastructure in the region. For instance, in 2012, American Hospital Association, a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals and healthcare networks conducted an annual survey of total number of registered
11/14/18 - Global Tele-ICU Market to Grow at a CAGR of +12% During Forecast Period 2018-2022: Global Tele-ICU Market Trends, Drivers, Strategies, Segmentation Application, Technology & Market Analysis Research Report to 2022, Key Players - Banner Health, Philip
Pune, India 11/14/2018 Increasing demand for remote patient monitoring and reduction in intensive care complications due to tele-ICU are the main growth driving factors. Reduction in duration of hospital stay leading to reduction in cost for patients is another factor. Key Players: Banner Health, Philips, UPMC Italy, TeleICU, VISICU, Advanced
11/14/18 - Goodwill Home Medical Equipment Offers Affordable Beds, Lifts, and Related Items
Lawrenceville, NJ 11/14/2018 Goodwill Home Medical Equipment provides a wide variety of affordable gently-used medical equipment, including hospital beds, patient lifts, and other related items. This company's hospital beds are perfect for in-home care. New Jersey locals will also donate unopened medical supplies to this nonprofit organizatio
11/14/18 - Government hospitals failing to cope with influx of patients
The city has four government hospitals including Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Federal General Services Hospital Polyclinic, Federal General Hospital and National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. After the abolition of the ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division, all the hospitals are working under ministry of...
11/14/18 - Hospital Furniture Market to Exceed Industry Evolution in Coming Years with Trends, Innovations & Opportunities by 2027
Globally the market for Hospital Furniture is expected to grow at Consistent GAGR 2018-2027.. Hospital Furniture is one of the crucial parts the hospitals, comprising all the essential aspects used in the hospital either by physician, staff or patient. With the increasing numbers of hospitals, the market for Hospital Furniture is growing pervasivel
11/14/18 - Hospitals in Saudi Arabia mark antibiotics awareness week [Saudi Gazette, The]
The launch of the antibiotics awareness program at King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah. The Ministry of Health launched an awareness campaign with healthcare teams visiting major hospitals to shed light on the undesirable effects of antibiotics. In Jeddah, the campaign was formally launched at King Fahd General Hospital.
11/14/18 - Hospitals working together to tackle Idaho nursing shortage
Hospitals across the country are struggling with a nursing shortage and Idaho is no exception to the national trend. Seventy-six percent of hospitals in Idaho reported having at least one vacant nursing job for the entirety of last year and 83 percent of hospitals expect the problem will only get worse over the next few years. The shortage in easte
11/14/18 - Hundreds forced to wait in ambulances
A total of 441 patients had to wait more than 30 minutes in ambulances outside Dudley's Russells Hall Hospital in September. Diane Wake, chief executive of the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, said they work hard to ensure patients are seen and assessed as' quickly and efficiently as possible'. So far this year there have been more than 2,100 bre
11/14/18 - IGP visits Police Services General Hospital, administers polio drops to children
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood Tuesday visited Police Services and General Hospital Peshawar where he administered polio drops to children below 5 years age in connection with the 3- day ongoing campaign across the province. The parents of the children expressed satisfaction by finding IGP among themselve
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