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2/22/18 - 200+ Demonstrators to Tell U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA) to Drop His Bill Gutting 340B Drug Discount Program
A group of more than 200 picketers concerned about an ongoing assault by the pharmaceutical industry on a drug price discount program utilized by many non-profit hospitals and community clinics to help them provide medical care and services to low-income individuals and underserved populations, are expected at a robust demonstration and picket line
2/22/18 - Crystal Clinic to build 60-bed hospital in Fairlawn [The Akron Beacon Journal]
Feb. 21 The Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is building a new specialty hospital in Fairlawn. The hospital will move its services from space it currently leases from Summa Health at St. Thomas Hospital in Akron. After much consideration, we selected this location in Fairlawn, close to our existing outpatient locations, because it will be easily
2/22/18 - Dedicated doctor honored for six decades of service [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
Liao Meilin reads CT scans with colleagues at the Shanghai Chest Hospital. Liao Meilin has witnessed and directly contributed to the rapid development of lung cancer treatments in China over the past six decades. Despite her age, she continues to work at the Shanghai Chest Hospital twice a week, and was recently presented with the Shanghai Magnolia
2/22/18 - Dedicated doctor honored for six decades of service [China Daily: US Edition]
Liao Meilin reads CT scans with colleagues at the Shanghai Chest Hospital. Liao Meilin has witnessed and directly contributed to the rapid development of lung cancer treatments in China over the past six decades. Despite her age, she continues to work at the Shanghai Chest Hospital twice a week, and was recently presented with the Shanghai Magnolia
2/22/18 - Doctors give govt 21-day ultimatum [NewsDay (Zimbabwe)]
DOCTORS at public hospitals have given the government a 21- day ultimatum to address their grievances over poor working conditions, or they will down tools. In a letter dated February 5 and addressed to Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa, the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association demanded an improvement in their working conditions
2/22/18 - Doey's House opens for patients [The Record Herald, Waynesboro, Pa.]
Feb. 21 A Hagerstown medical facility that caught fire before construction was completed is finally up and running. The 12- bed facility named after Doris "Doey" Glessner, who died of ovarian cancer in 2013, is owned by Hospice of Washington County, Inc. It was built to provide short-term inpatient care for hospice patients. "It is not a hospice
2/22/18 - Edgerton hospital launches fundraising for advanced mammography equipment [The Janesville Gazette, Wis.]
Feb. 21 EDGERTON Bonnie Robinson believes 3 D digital mammography could have saved her a load of stress when diagnosed with breast cancer. Years later, Robinson's experience has prompted her to launch a campaign to raise money to bring 3 D digital mammography to Edgerton Hospital. The advanced technology allows radiologists to capture a compreh
2/22/18 - Here's how much overdoses are costing South Carolina hospitals and you [The Island Packet (Hilton Head Island, S.C.)]
Feb. 21 The opioid epidemic in South Carolina isn't just hurting those who overdose, it's putting a serious toll on hospitals and other patients as well. In 2016, total overdose admissions and emergency department visits cost South Carolina hospitals an estimated $58.6 million, according to a report from the Medical University of South Carolina.
2/22/18 - HOW SWAZIMED WITHHELD E10M DUE TO THE CLINIC GROUP
MBABANE SwaziMed withheld due payments valued at E10 million to The Clinic Group for more than two months. In his founding affidavit, Dr Mark Mills, who is the director of The Clinic Group, claimed that SwaziMed withheld payment of in-patient and out-patient hospital accounts from August to mid November, 2017. This was in spite of the fact th
2/22/18 - New eyedrops could repair corneas, make glasses unneccessary [Jerusalem Post (Israel)]
A Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University ophthalmologist has invented and patented nanodrops which when placed on pigs corneas have produced improvements in short-sightedness and long-sightedness. He was one of the speakers at Shaare Zedek s second biennial research day, held in the Jerusalem medical center s Stein
2/22/18 - Nurse from Advocate Eureka Hospital honored [Journal Star, Peoria, Ill.]
Feb. 21 EUREKA Susan Allensworth, a bedside registered nurse at Advocate Eureka Hospital, was recently recognized as The 2018 Advocate Nurse for embodying Advocate Health Care's core nursing values. Allensworth is among 15 award-winning nurses to be recognized by Advocate's executive leaders in a system-wide celebration at the health system's D
2/22/18 - QRCS medical team treats 47 kids in Bangladesh [Qatar Tribune]
Tribune News Network Doha QATAR Red Crescent Society's medical delegation has performed 26 cardiac catheterisations for over two days in Bangladesh, taking the number of operations performed since the beginning of the project to 47. QRCS has been coordinating with the Military Hospital in Bangladesh to host the second phase of the project, which wi
2/22/18 - Rep. Ellington's Voting Rights Bill Heads to Governor
The Indiana House Republicans issued the following news release:. Jeff Ellington ensuring patients committed to a mental health institution or psychiatric hospital have the right to vote and claim permanent residency could soon become law. Ellington said not only does this legislation provide commonsense flexibility to Indiana law, but also should.
2/22/18 - What is Medical Device Security?
Global healthcare cybersecurity is anticipated to spend more than $65 billion to 2021, and ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations are predicted to quadruple by 2020, according to a Cybersecurity Ventures report, noting that hospitals are most at risk. In 2017, 21st Century Oncology agreed to pay a $2.3 million fine on December 12, 2017 to t
2/21/18 - 'Dead when we get there': Harrison County, too, is struck by opioid epidemic
When Woodbine police chief Michael Jensen rescued a man intending to walk in front of a semi on Highway 30 last year, he noticed "blue stuff" coming from his nose and sent him to a mental hospital. Such is the hidden nature of the opioid epidemic, a national plague on which attention has only recently turned toward the rural Midwest and Iowa. "Rur
2/21/18 - 'Hug a Bear' event at Royal Hospital [Times of Oman]
Muscat: The Oman Cancer Association held its annual "Hug a Bear" initiative at the Royal Hospital, to bring joy and hope to children diagnosed with cancer and their parents, with gifts and entertaining activities. Wahib Al Kharusi, president of OCA, said. Nagwa El Vanna, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist at Royal Hospital, the number of children suf
2/21/18 - 'No disruptions expected at hospitals and schools'
HOSPITALS and most schools in Kimberley have indicated that they will not suffer any disruptions during today's Armed Forces parade. The spokesperson for the provincial Department of Health, Lulu Mxekezo, said that they have taken alternative measures to ensure that patients and emergencies are attended to at the Kimberley Hospital Complex.
2/21/18 - 1 000 Patients Treated in One Week
This was revealed in a report compiled by the Coptic Orthodox Church in Namibia, which hosted the 16 doctors. The doctors visited the country under the auspices of the Coptic Medical Association of North America, and carried out operations at the Windhoek Central Hospital, the Katutura Intermediate Hospital as well as had outreach initiatives and s
2/21/18 - 180,000 epilepsy patients in Kingdom, conference told [Saudi Gazette, The]
RIYADH There are over 70 million epilepsy patients worldwide and 180,000 of them are in the Kingdom, according to Majid Al-Fayyadh, director at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center. He was speaking at a two-day conference on epilepsy organized by Al-Faisal University. President of the Saudi Association of Epilepsy Dr. Raeda Elbara
2/21/18 - A Safety-Net Hospital Reports It Achieved Better Outcomes Than a National Cohort for Esophagectomy After Implementing a Standardized Protocol
Lead study author Lori A. Gurien, MD, MPH, chief surgical resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, credited use of a written, standardized protocolknown as a clinical pathwayfor the institution's superior outcomes. "What we think and what we discovered is that it's not because the hospital gives us more money and
2/21/18 - No disruptions expected at hospitals and schools [DFA (South Africa)]
HOSPITALS and most schools in Kimberley have indicated that they will not suffer any disruptions during today s Armed Forces parade. The spokesperson for the provincial Department of Health, Lulu Mxekezo, said that they have taken alternative measures to ensure that patients and emergencies are attended to at the Kimberley Hospital Complex.
2/21/18 - Acupuncture new weapon in fighting US opioid crisis
MARINE veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain. The military and Veterans Affairs medical system has been offering acupuncture for pain for several years, some insurance companies cover it and now a small but growing number of Medicaid programs in states hit ha
2/21/18 - Acupuncture, not opioids, for pain Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture as alternative to treat pain
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain. Ohio's Medicaid program recently expanded its coverage after an opioid task force urged state officials to explore alternative pain therapies. Mary Applegate, the medical director for Ohio's Medi
2/21/18 - AHA Issues Statement on Proposed Short-Term Health Insurance Plans
The American Hospital Association issued the following statement by President and CEO Rick Pollack on proposed short-term health insurance plans:. "Patients and families depend on health insurance to access and be able to afford the care they need when they need it. Today's proposed rule is a step in the wrong direction for patients and health car
2/21/18 - AIT Therapeutics Appoints Two Senior Executives in Research and Clinical Operations [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
-AIT Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing inhaled Nitric Oxide for the treatment of patients with serious lung infections and pulmonary hypertension, today announced the appointment of two new executive team members. He joins AIT from Stollery Childrens Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, where since 2016,
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