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12/31/18 - A.B. Wadho's services as MS LU hospitals eulogised on retirement
Medical superintendent of Liaquat University hospitals Hyderabad and Jamshoro Abdul Wahab Wadho was given a rousing farewell by officers, doctors and paramedical staff of hospital on his retirement and applauded his services for hospital. He and, director finance and administration Abdul Sattar Jatoi and AMS Dr. Wadho said when he had taken over as
12/31/18 - AIT Nearing Definitive Agreement to License Commercial Rights of Its Novel Ventilator Compatible Nitric Oxide Generator and Delivery System for Use in the Hospital Setting in the United States and a Second Country [Syrian Arab News Agency]
AIT Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage medical device and biopharmaceutical company focused on developing inhaled Nitric Oxide for the treatment of patients with respiratory conditions including serious lung infections and pulmonary hypertension, today announced that, having previously signed a Letter of Intent, a definitive agreement to license.
12/31/18 - American in Ebola isolation
OMAHA: An American who was providing medical assistance in Congo may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus. The University of Nebraska Medical Centre in Omaha, Nebraska, confirmed that it was housing the person in a secure area that is not accessible to other patients or the public. The facility has not identified the person as a patient or w
12/31/18 - Another patient of seasonal influenza H-1, N-1 surfaces
Another patient of seasonal Influenza H-1, N-1 has surfaced who has been shifted to Nishtar Hospital Multan in critical condition for medical treatment. One Idrees, 68, resident of Darya Khan, Bhakkar has been infected with seasonal influenza H-1, N-1 who has been shifted from a private hospital to Nishtar hospital in critical condition.
12/31/18 - Apollo Hospital objects to allegations in plea filed by J Jayalalithaa's panel's counsel [New Indian Express (India)]
CHENNAI: Apollo Hospitals has objected to allegations made in a petition filed by counsel for the Justice A Arumughaswamy commission probing former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's death. Even on December 3, 2016, when AllMS doctors including Nitish Nayak, cardiologist, visited Jayalalithaa, they have submitted a report stating there was no necessit
12/31/18 - Breathing a little easier at Penticton Regional Hospital
The intensive care unit at Penticton Regional Hospital has received funding for some essential respiratory equipment, courtesy of the TB Vets. The TB Vets Charitable Foundation has awarded a $15,000 grant to PRH for a new V60 ventilator, generically known as a "bilevel positive airway pressure ventilator. Kandys Merola, executive director of the TB
12/31/18 - Chennai hospitals brace for emergencies on New YearEve [New Indian Express (India)]
Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, Stanley Medical College Hospital and Royapettah Government Hospital, have assigned additional duty doctors in all specialities especially, orthopaedics. At Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, doctors at the Emergency Ward will be kept on alert. According to Health...
12/31/18 - China Jo-Jo Drugstores Announces Strategic Transformation Plan
China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., a leading online and offline retailer and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products and a healthcare provider in China, today announced that the Company is initiating a strategic transformation plan proposed by Mr. Wei Hu, Chief Operating Officer of Jo-Jo Drugstores. The Company expects to
12/31/18 - Consistent results
Several Virginia hospitals- large and small- consistently receive high marks in a national patient satisfaction survey. The scores come from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems conducted annually by the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services. In answering both questions in 2017, 80 percent or more of respondents ga
12/31/18 - Doctor slams DHB staffing levels DECEMBER
December 8 A senior doctor who left Whanganui Hospital strongly criticised the District Health Board for staffing levels she said had caused delays to treatment of life-threatening diagnoses. Whanganui DHB s chief medical officer, Dr Frank Rawlinson, said there were mechanisms in place to call in senior doctors. The head of the hospital s eme
12/31/18 - Doctors' Strike Now Covers 38 Hospitals in Sudan
As the general doctors' strike in various states of Sudan has entered its seventh day, the strike action has spread to at least 38 hospitals in Sudan. The Sudanese Central Doctors' Committee pointed in a statement to the detention of a number of doctors in El Gedaref in eastern Sudan. On Thursday, doctors and medical students of the Faculty of Medi
12/31/18 - Ex-Health Minister Henry Madzorera Backs Striking Doctors
FORMER Health and Child Care Minister Henry Madzorera has landed his support to the cause of striking doctors who have been bashed and labelled as insensitive to the cause of patients by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. Junior doctors within the country's public hospitals downed tools beginning of this month to press for US dollar wages and the
12/31/18 - Future of Healthcare Quality Management Software Market Popular Trends & Technological Advancements to Watch out for Near Future in Upcoming Year 2018-: This market research report on the Healthcare Quality Management Software Market is an all-encomp
Pune, India 12/31/2018 Quality management in the health care field ensures that patients receive an excellent provision of care. It is a function that health care organizations such as medical clinics and hospitals are responsible for performing to show their due diligence to taking optimal care of their patients. The Healthcare Quality Manag
12/31/18 - Getting Our Priorities Right Health [Zimbabwean, The]
A nurse takes care of a cholera patient during a visit of Zimbabwe Minister of Health, at the cholera treatment centre of the Beatrice Infectious Diseases Hospital, in Harare, on September 11, 2018. At least 18 people have died over the past week in the Zimbabwe capital Harare and scores fallen ill after a cholera and typhoid outbreak in some areas
12/31/18 - Grove City will take more steps toward 'full-service' goal in 2019
Mount Carmel Health System's new 210- bed hospital is expected to open in February on North Meadows Drive. Last year, OhioHealth opened a 26- bed hospital, surgical center and emergency department on Stringtown Road. The hospital projects have led to other medical offices opening in the city, Stage said, including Hplex Solutions' 50,000- square-fo
12/31/18 - Healthcare professionals awareness of the consequences of medical error on patients
Objectives: To ascertain the awareness level and demographic differences of the consequences of medical errors on patients health, safety, resources and survival by healthcare professionals.. Methods: The descriptive study was conducted at five different public hospitals in Nigeria from August to October 2017, and comprised healthcare profession
12/31/18 - Hemophilia Society helping over 4,000 patients
The Hemophilia Patients Welfare Society welcomed over 150 guests at its annual general body meeting held at the Pakistan Sweet Homes. The chief guest, Major General Dr Suhaib Ahmed, CEO GRC and a professor at Riphah University also spoke. The guest of honor, Major General Dr Parvaiz Ahmad, consultant hematologist at Quaid-i-Azam International Hospi
12/31/18 - Hospital undergoes year of transition
2018 has been a year of transition for Nash UNC Health Care, said Nash UNC Health Care president and CEO L. Lee Isley. We implemented a new electronic medical record, which improves patient care and makes information sharing easier. In July, the hospital gained a new chief financial officer, Shawn Hartley; a new director of clinical operat
12/31/18 - Hospitals still at full occupancy rate of 95pc without any influenza outbreaks
After the hustle of Christmas is over, there is a period of quiet before the New Year festivities start. It can be a time to take stock, reflect on how things have been, consider what the old year brought and to look forward to the new year. The start of 2018 was not a good time for the health service.
12/31/18 - Hospitals, insurers are ripping us off
My holiday spirit U-turned when I signed up for 2019 health insurance. Some Colorado hospitals have profit margins nearing 40 percent. The top six health insurers watched profits swell 29 percent to $6 billion in the second quarter of 2017..
12/31/18 - Injured polio worker shifted to Karachi
A female polio worker who was injured in an attack in Bhoosa Mandi has been referred to a private hospital in Karachi for treatment. According to details, the government of Balochistan will bear the treatment costs. The Emergency Department of Civil Hospital had advised referral of the patient to another hospital.
12/31/18 - KP govt opens polio unit at DHQ, Charsadda
CHARSADDA: Sultan Muhammad Khan, the provincial minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Human Rights has inaugurated a polio unit at District Headquarter Hospital Charssada on Saturday.The minister while talking to media said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will provide state of art facilities to DHQs of the province that will help in...
12/31/18 - Large dialysis center to be set up in northern Iran [Tehran Times (Iran)]
TEHRAN A major dialysis center will be established in the city of Babol, northern province of Mazandaran, the chancellor of Babol University of Medical Sciences has said. The 100- bed hospital will be the largest dialysis center in northern Iran, ISNA news agency quoted Farzad Jalali as saying on Sunday. The population of patients with renal fai
12/31/18 - Major hospitals in Sindh face medicine shortage [Pakistan Press International]
Public sector hospitals of Sindh province have been facing acute shortage of life-saving medicines and disposal surgical instruments since past six months due to poor planning and lethargy of authorities concerned of Sindh Health Department. The visiting patients of Sindh s hospitals, including Civil Hospital Karachi, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical
12/31/18 - Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery
The study was carried out in collaboration between researchers from the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio University Hospital, the University of Helsinki and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare. Approximately 7,000 hip fractures are treated in Finland every year, and the number is expected to grow as the population ages.
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