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2/14/19 - 5 rural Maine hospitals, including one in bankruptcy, will get expert help to run sustainably [Bangor Daily News, Maine]
Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln, Northern Light C.A. Dean Hospital in Greenville, Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield, Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft and Calais Regional Hospital are among 25 hospitals in the nation that have won the award from the federal Office of Rural Health Policy. The award entitles them to
2/14/19 - A new federal mandate requiring hospitals to post a master pricing list of all the medical services and procedures it offers
A new federal mandate requiring hospitals to post a master pricing list of all the medical services and procedures it offers went into effect Jan. 1. The new rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires hospitals to "make public a list of their standard charges via the Internet in a machine readable format, and to update this i
2/14/19 - A Retrospective Study of Medicare Claim Data Shows Patients Treated with Voraxaze had Shorter Hospitalizations and Lower Mortality
BTG plc, the global healthcare company, today announced the publication of data showing that cancer patients with presumed methotrexate toxicity treated with Voraxaze had shorter hospital stays, lower in-patient mortality, and lower 90- day mortality than those treated with conventional treatment. The study, based on a retrospective review of
2/14/19 - AHN opens Monroeville cancer center [The Tribune-Review, Greensburg]
Feb. 13 Monroeville welcomed Allegheny Health Center's newest $35 million addition to its cancer and imaging institutes during a ceremonial ribbon cutting Wednesday. The center, touted as the first facility of its kind in Pittsburgh's east suburbs, will start treating patients on Feb. 18, said Dr. Mark Rubino, president of Forbes Hospital.
2/14/19 - Alex City Mayor Jim Nabors honored as AHA Trustee of Year
Alexander City Mayor Jim Nabors, who also serves as the chairman of the board of trustees with Russell Medical, was recently honored by the Alabama Hospital Association as its 2019 Trustee of the Year. "In today's challenging environment, having smart community leaders engaged with their local hospital is critical," Alabama Hospital Association pr
2/14/19 - Area hospitals restrict access to avoid spread of flu
Out of concern for the health and well-being of our patients, Novant Health is asking the community to keep visitors age 12 and under out of all acute care facilities due to the widespread outbreak of the flu virus throughout the community. Those individuals age 13 and over who are experiencing runny nose, sore throat, fever or cough are also encou
2/14/19 - Artificial hearts and 3D printed heart valves soon in UAE [Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)]
Dubai: In two years time, Artificial Hearts will be available in the UAE to bring relief to cardiac patients and those who are on heart transplant lists, said a senior cardiac surgeon. Dr Omar Hallak, head of the cardiac surgery department of King s College Hospital London, spoke to Gulf News on the sidelines of the 4 TS cardiology conference
2/14/19 - BlueCare TN hires former TennCare CFO
In his new position, Dungan will work with his former employer to oversee the administration of medicaid contracts and supervise BlueCare's financial planning. Prior to BlueCare, he worked as the vice president of finance for the Tennessee Hospital Association, where he organized initiatives on issues involving reimbursements from Medicare, Medicai
2/14/19 - Bring those crutches back so others can use them
Tauranga Hospital is running a crutches amnesty after spending $500 a week replacing those not returned by patients. The amnesty is being run by the hospital s Emergency Department after crutches loaned to injured patients were not brought back once they recovered. We are asking that the public return any redundant crutches that they have lay
2/14/19 - Bumrungrad International, the largest Private Hospital in South East Asia, Partners with BC Platforms
Provides Personalised Healthcare Benefits to its Patients and Contributes its Diverse Data Samples for Research. ZURICH and BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2019/ PRNewswire/. BC Platforms, a global leader in genomic data management and analytics today announced it is providing its world leading genomics platform, to Bumrungrad International, a multi-specialty h
2/14/19 - Can the Student Health Clinic hide its prices from patients?
As of Jan. 1, 2019, all hospitals in the U.S. are now legally required to publish the cost of their procedures and items online for public access. This new law is both a more specific and more enforced version of a policy originally included in the Affordable Care Act. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma said. "
2/14/19 - Can't condone missed appointments
With reference to your article regarding the cost to Stafford's County Hospital missed appointments published on January 12. Deliberately missed appointments cannot be condoned, it is bad manners and inconsiderate. If patients do know they cannot make prearranged appointments then they should contact the relevant parties to notify them of their...
2/14/19 - Caring Science in an Era of Global Disruption - Unitek Learning
The King Hussein Cancer Center and Cancer Foundationa medical center in Amman, Jordan that treats over 3,500 adult and pediatric patients annuallyhosted world-renowned healthcare leaders, nurse educators, deans of colleges, and esteemed guests at this trailblazing event. Nurse legend Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, LL, Distinguished Professor a
2/14/19 - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Ends Use of Cats in Medical Course After PETA Appeal
After PETA urged the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to stop using live animals for training exercises in its annual Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy Postgraduate Coursewhich has used hundreds of cats over approximately 20 yearsthe hospital wrote to PETA earlier this week, stating that instructors teaching this course "will no...
2/14/19 - Dallas County Hospital recognizes February as American Heart Month
Erickson, the Ancillary Services Manager at Dallas County Hospital, said there are things people can do to modify their risk for heart disease. Mark McGaughey comes twice a month to the specialty clinic at Dallas County Hospital. Erickson said a number of tests can be ordered and performed right at Dallas County Hospital, including echocardiograms,
2/14/19 - Dayton water outage: Area hospitals respond [Springfield News-Sun, Ohio]
Feb. 14 Officials at area hospitals and medical centers have been asked for their response to the Dayton water shortage crisis:. *Kettering Health Network: Affected facilities have restricted the use of ice and are using bottled water for drinking and washing hands, a spokesman said, and noted this won't affect patient care. *Miami Valley Hospita
2/14/19 - Dekemhare Hospital to Expand Health Services
Efrem Kahsai indicated that the Dekemhare hospital is equipped with necessary facilities and man power to conduct dental surgery and treatment assisted with digital X-ray and that patients have been able to receive treatment nearby their residential areas. Dr. Efrem went on to say that the hospital has mobile unit to provide dental treatment in sch
2/14/19 - Doctors resort to strike at govt hospitals in Karachi
'We are people with limited resources and it is difficult for us to seek needed medical interventions at private hospitals,' said Abdul Daud, an attendant found standing perplexed in front of Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre. Child patients along with their parents could also be found standing confused on the premises of National Institute of Ch
2/14/19 - Doctors resume strike against low salaries across Sindh
Doctors in government hospitals across Sindh resumed their strike on Wednesday, despite the provincial government accepting their demands to raise their pay and allowances. The protesting doctors said they want the Sindh government to issue a notification for the pay raise or they will continue their strike. The Out Patient Department in hospitals
2/14/19 - Dr Yasmeen announces to open private clinics in govt hospitals
Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Wednesday announced to open private clinic in government hospitals outdoor ward in evening to facilitate those seeking private treatment. Dr Yasmeen went on to say that the government is providing resources for health facilities, adding that efforts are underway to provide all facilities in government hosp
2/14/19 - Driver Responsibility Program could face reforms Texas' Driver Responsibility Program could face reforms
Texas lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pushing to fix a program that critics say traps low-income drivers in a cycle of debt- with hopes that this time, they'll find a solution. The Driver Responsibility Program, enacted in 2003, charges Texas drivers additional yearly fees for certain traffic violations- from $100 for a few traffic tickets
2/14/19 - Family 'shock at mother's fungal infection at hospital
THE family of a woman seriously ill with a rare fungal infection at the crisis-hit Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow say they only learned she had the bug after reading about it online. Mother-of-four Mito Kaur, 63, was admitted to the QUEH on January 7 with flu-like symptoms and pain in her chest. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde confirm
2/14/19 - Feb. 14 Face of the Day: Dr. Tom Brandt
Tom Brandt has been a physician in the Heart Care Center at Methodist Physicians Clinic for five years. "Becky and I started the event in Norfolk, Nebraska, as a fundraiser for cardiovascular patients. Support the Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Cardiovascular Services and the Jennie Edmundson Foundation with a night of dancing, entertainment,
2/14/19 - Flu still at peak season in Taiwan: CDC
The flu season in Taiwan is still at a peak, with eight flu-related deaths reported last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. During the Feb. 2-10 Lunar New Year holiday, the number of people seeking treatment for flu at hospitals totaled 100,088, said Liu Ting- ping, director of the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Center.
2/14/19 - Glass-coated kite string slits nose of motor biker
The victim has been identified as Sajid Hussain, the resident of Girja Road. Rescue 1122 rushed the injured man to DHQ Hospital for medical treatment. According to sources, Sajid Hussain, who is working with a ghee factory as a marketing officer, was riding his motorcycle near Aadra Mor when a glass-coated kite string got entangled in his face.
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