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10/11/17 - #DurbanStorm: Government delegation visits hospitals [Independent on Saturday (South Africa)]
Durban- A delegation comprising senior provincial and local government officials were inspecting storm damaged hospitals on Wednesday. The delegation consists of MEC for health Sibongiseni Dhlomo, acting Cogta MEC Weziwe Thusi, Human Settlements and Public Works MEC and eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede. Dhlomo urged patients at King Edward VII Hospit
10/11/17 - $14.5M project planned for SM Hospital
Plans for a major expansion of the St. Martin Hospital in Breaux Bridge advanced one step closer to reality last week when the St. Martin Parish Council approved a request by the hospital board to hold an election seeking approval of a $14.5 million bond issue in March. Hospital Board member Burton Dupuis presented the request to parish council mem
10/11/17 - 11 needy cancer patients to get full treatment covered [Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)]
Dubai: At least 11 cancer patients will get their full treatment covered at a Dubai hospital after half a million dirhams was raised through a charity event organised by St Mary s Catholic Church. The full treatment for the patients, belonging to nationalities of Pakistan, the Philippines, India, Syria, Morocco and Lebanon, will be offered at Ne
10/11/17 - 200+ Hospitals Join Premier Inc. Data Sharing Quality Improvement Collaborative
Premier, a healthcare improvement company, issued the following news release:. More than 200 hospitals and health systems have joined Premier Inc.' s QUEST 2020 collaborative to design, test and spread new advances in care delivery across their organizations to improve outcomes and achieve success in value-based payment. A leading healthcare improv
10/11/17 - 2018 Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Payment Adjustment Fact Sheet for Hospitals
Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services issued the following fact sheet:. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Congress established payment adjustments under Medicare for eligible hospitals that are not meaningful users of Certified Electronic Health Record Technology.
10/11/17 - 9th Muscat International Oncology Conference Opens [Oman News Agency]
Muscat, Oct 11- The 9th Muscat International Oncology Conference, organized by the National Oncology Center at the Royal Hospita, began at the Grand Millennium hotel today under the patronage of Dr. Mohammed bin Saif al-Hosni, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Health Affairs. Qasim al-Salmi, Director General of the Royal Hospital launc
10/11/17 - Agfa HealthCare: Enterprise Imaging Crosses the Tipping Point Around the Globe
Recent study by Logicalis Healthcare Solutions lays out how Enterprise Imaging can support the clinician's success within a value-based care model. Real-life testimonial shows Enterprise Imaging from a patient point of view. HIMSS Europe study focusses on the ROI of Enterprise Imaging in large acute care hospitals Frost& Sullivan white paper, "Heal
10/11/17 - American Society of Plastic Surgeons elects Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, as new president [Sudan Tribune]
-Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, Columbus, Ohio, professor and executive vice chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, was named president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the world`s largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons and foremost authority on cosmetic and reconstruct
10/11/17 - As Congress Turns to Tax Reform, New Report Demonstrates Hospital Community Benefit Dollars Far Exceed the Value of Their Federal Tax Exemption
The American Hospital Association issued the following news release:. The American Hospital Association today released a new analysis showing that hospitals' and health systems' community benefit activities outweigh the value of their federal tax exemption by a factor of 11 to one. "Advancing the health and wellness of our patients and the communi
10/11/17 - Assisted-living center leaves resident behind during evacuation [Victoria Advocate, Texas]
Oct. 11 A Victoria senior living facility is taking a hard look at its disaster training after leaving a resident behind during Hurricane Harvey. Vitality Court staff realized one of their residents was not on the bus and at 3:40 p.m. Aug. 25 made a call to Victoria law enforcement and the resident's family. The woman was taken to a Victoria hosp
10/11/17 - Better survival rate with female surgeons
A new study in the British Medical Journal found a small but significant reduction in death rates of 12 per cent for those patients treated by women compared with men. The researchers, including from the University of Toronto, analysed data for more than 100,000 patients undergoing one of 25 surgical procedures in the same hospital in Ontario, Cana
10/11/17 - BRIEF: Hutch hospital honors local legislators [The Hutchinson News, Kan.]
Oct. 10 Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System and the Kansas Hospital Association hosted a reception Monday night in Hutchinson to thank three state legislators from Reno County for their support of hospitals. Ed Berger, R- Hutchinson; Rep. Patsy Terrell, D- Hutchinson, "voted in support of every health care issue addressed during the 2017 legisl
10/11/17 - BRIEF: Memorial Medical Center hosting flu shot clinic Thursday [Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y.]
Oct. 11 Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults 18 and older from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday. The clinic will be held on the first floor of the Golisano Center for Community Health, 533 10th St. Both quadrivalent and high dose influenza vaccines will be available along with two types of pneumonia vaccine. Indi
10/11/17 - Cario Middle School's Crosby to be honored at YESCarolina Fundraiser
When Olivia Crosby spent time as a patient at MUSC, she thought of a way to give back to the hospital and enhance patients lives in the process. Crosby raised more than $500 through her business for donation back to MUSC Children s Hospital that had previously helped her. Crosby has been accepted as this year s Ronald L. Motley Big Heart A
10/11/17 - CHKD, UVA Form Network to Enhance Pediatric Care in Virginia
University of Virginia Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters will establish a clinically integrated network dedicated exclusively to improving children's health. This CIN, the only one in Virginia designed specifically for pediatrics, will initially serve children throughout greater Hampton Roads and Charlottesville...
10/11/17 - Considering hospice care
Cheryl Williams, "Preparing for The Conversation- When to Consider Hospice Care" from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 at Top of the Lake Restaurant, 301 Lake St., Penn Yan. Dr. Williams is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Director of the Palliative Care program at UR Thompson Hospital. I am thrilled
10/11/17 - Crescent City Healthy Living for October 11, 2017
DISCOUNTED MAMMOGRAMS: In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, screening mammograms are being offered for $99 during October in the Women's Imaging& Breast Care Center in the West Jefferson Medical Plaza at West Jefferson Medical Center, 4521 Westbank Expressway, Marrero. EXERCISE FOR PARKINSON'S PATIENTS: There will be a free panel discus
10/11/17 - Dengue claims two more lives in KP, death toll rises to 52
Dengue claimed two more lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 52 in the province. According to the Dengue Response Unit of the health department, the deceased have been identified as 65 year-old Mehar Taj, wife of Jumma Khan, and 70- yearold Aslam, son of Mukarram Umar. The deceased were admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospi
10/11/17 - Dengue death toll in KP soars to 52
PESHAWAR, 11 October: Two more dengue patients died in Peshawar on Tuesday after which death toll from the disease in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reached 52. A 65- year-old woman, Mehr Taj, hailing from Pishtakhara, died at Khyber Teaching Hospital where she was admitted on 5 October. Majority of the people who died of dengue virus in Peshawar belonged
10/11/17 - DIGNITANA CONTINUES U.S. GROWTH WITH EIGHT NEW LOCATIONS
The following Florida Cancer Specialists sites are now contracted to offer the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System:. Florida Cancer Specialists- Baptist Medical Center South. "We are proud to have these additional Florida Cancer Specialists locations join the Dignitana roster of prestigious facilities now offering scalp cooling therapeutics through
10/11/17 - Doctors Hospital opens adult treatment center for behavioral health [Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla.]
Called Transitions and conceived to complement the hospital's Serenity Place inpatient unit for older adults, it is designed for people with illnesses like major depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or symptoms of significant grief and loss. The hospital opened Serenity Place in January 2011 to treat adults 55 and older, of
10/11/17 - Dr. Bob Harman, CEO of VetStem Biopharma, Speaks on Stem Cells at Local Rotary Club [Tehran Times (Iran)]
Bob Harman, founder and CEO of VetStem Biopharma, Inc. spent an afternoon speaking at his local San Diego Rotary Club. Dr. Harman, DVM, MPVM was joined by two human doctors: Peter B. Hanson, M.D., Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Grossmont Hospital and Darryl DLima MD, PhD, Director of Orthopedic Research, Shiley Center for Orthopedic Research and Educ
10/11/17 - EBE and EFPIA Call on the EU Commission and Member States to Improve Transparency on Hospital Exemptions for Advanced Therapies
The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations issued the following news release:. "Therapies for the future- Exploring solutions for innovative treatments in Europe" will take place at the European Parliament on 11 October 2017. In advance of this significant discussion,- and in a joint position on Hospital Exemptions for A
10/11/17 - Etisalat, DHA sign up Mobile Doctors 24-7 [ITP.net (United Arab Emirates)]
Dubai Health Authority, Mobile Doctors 24-7 and Etisalat 24-7 have implemented the 24-7 Patient Management Programme and are currently serving DHA chronic patients to improve patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes, while reducing unnecessary cost. The solution includes 24-7 physician driven Hospital at Home Program licensed by Johns Hopkins...
10/11/17 - Experts to Highlight Innovative Integrative Cancer Treatments at Regis
It will be held in the Regis Fine Arts Center on the university's Weston campus. *E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, chairman of neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvey W. Cushing professor of neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School;. *Amy Rothenberg, ND, DHANP, doctor of naturopathy at Naturopathic Health Care in Enfield, Conn., and Huffington
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