Dec. 30 DAYTONA BEACH To soothe a drug-exposed baby, Alex Sweeney, a nurse practitioner at Halifax Health Medical Center, might bounce them around in a contraption designed to comfort. She could swaddle them in a light cotton sack, holding them until her arms grow tired. Six out of every 10 drug-exposed infants born in Volusia and Flagler count
BROCKTON- A city hospital is among just a handful statewide to be penalized by the federal government for its patient injury rate. Good Samaritan Medical Center is one of 751 hospitals across the nation to see its Medicare payments from the federal government reduced this year due to its rates of patient injury and hospital-acquired conditions.
Through Canonsburg Hospital's Speaker Series, physicians and other health-care professionals can present free programs on a variety of health-related topics. Medivan service, operated by Canonsburg Ambulance, is available to residents who need transportation to Canonsburg General Hospital for testing or surgery. Health-care professionals from the..
Hitachi, in collaboration with Partners Connected Health, has developed artificial intelligence technology which can predict the risk of hospital readmissions for patients with heart failure within 30 days. As a result, approximately an additional US $7 000 savings per patient per year among the cohort of CCCP patients can be expected, it adds.
Tribune News Network Doha HAMAD Medical Corporation is set to introduce a cashless system for all medical service payments across its network of hospitals and facilities in January, 2018. After successful trials at selected facilities including Women's Hospital, Al Sadd Pediatric Emergency Center and the Bone and Joint Center, the system is being r
Starting January, HMC will introduce cashless system for its medical service payments. Hamad Medical Corporation is introducing a cashless system for all medical service payments across its network of hospitals and facilities. After successful trials at selected facilities including Women s Hospital, Al Sadd Pediatric Emergency Center and the Bo
Teams from Hamad Medical Corporation's new Medical City hospitals- the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute, Ambulatory Care Center and Women's Wellness and Research Center- have delivered care for 100,000th outpatient appointment since becoming operational. She gave birth to Yassim 15 days ago at Women's Hospital and was referred to the Baby Clinic at W
Hamad Medical Corporation continues to expand the services it offers to patients and moved all ENT day and inpatient surgery from Rumailah Hospital and Hamad General Hospital to one of its newest Medical City Hospitals the Ambulatory Care Center. This move is supported by the opening of a new Pre- admission Anesthesia Clinic at the Ambulatory Ca
Tribune News Network Doha HAMAD Medical Corporation continues to expand the services it offers to patients with the move of all ENT day and inpatient surgery from Rumailah Hospital and Hamad General Hospital to one of its newest Medical City Hospitals the Ambulatory Care Center. This move is supported by the opening of a new Pre- admission Anesthes
Teams from Hamad Medical Corporation's new Medical City hospitals- the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute, Ambulatory Care Center, and Women's Wellness and Research Center- have delivered care at their 100,000th outpatient appointment since first becoming operational. Ms. Afifi gave birth to Yassim 15 days ago at Women's Hospital and was referred to th
King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah. JEDDAH King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah had to used the help of police to evict 148 patients who refused to leave after they were discharged following treatment. According to the source, the expatriate patients consisted of 21 Yemenis, nine Egyptians, four Pakistanis, two Bangladeshis, three Sudanese, three Ethiopians,
EUNICE- In the latest round of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings released by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Mercy Regional Medical Center and it's Eunice campus, Acadian Medical Center, have been awarded a top 5- star rating. "We are incredibly proud of this achievement," Scott Smith, Louisiana Market CEO and chief executive of
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly New research on Heart Disorders and Diseases- Acute Coronary Syndrome is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating from Beijing, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Invasive coronary revascularization has been shown to improve p
JEDDAH Public hospitals in various parts of the Kingdom continue to face a severe shortage of beds for patients suffering from chronic diseases despite huge government spending in the healthcare sector. According to the Ministry of Health, the total number of beds available at 274 hospitals run by the ministry in the Kingdom is 41,835 t0 serve 3
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Investigators discuss new findings in Mental Health. According to news reporting out of Groningen, Netherlands, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Differences in health-related quality of life in coronary artery disease patients and associated factors between patients of central and w
A view of the the Ambulatory Care Center. "This level of engagement demonstrates the community's widespread interest and pride in these ground breaking hospitals," said HMC's chief communications officer, Ali al-Khater. "The virtual tours have proven to be especially popular, as it gives people a unique and holistic view of some of our services i
An app designed by Great Ormond Street Hospital staff that replaces the traditional clipboard at the end of patients' beds has saved thousands of nursing hours and been hailed as a pioneering use of technology. Ms Newcombe told Sky News the app had proved particularly useful on night shifts, when reduced staff have to cover several sites, and it wa
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science A survey of patients admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital has found that patients reporting greater levels of satisfaction with their care and good communication with the health care providers were significantly less like to readmitted to the hospital in the 30 days after.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science Incentive payments, introduced to encourage community-based psychiatrists to see new patients after discharge from a psychiatric hospital or following suicide attempts, do not increase access, found new research published in CMAJ. In 2011, Ontario introduced 3 incentive payments
The research, published in Shock, is part of the ongoing' Golden Hour' study led by scientists from the University of Birmingham's Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre and the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. Dr Jon Hazeldine, of the Univers
Matthew Bivens made a career switch. Bivens, the 49- year-old director of emergency medical services at St. Luke's Hospital and Southcoast Health, was once a journalist covering the war in Chechnya. EMS officials in New Bedford, Fairhaven and Acushnet say Bivens knows what he is talking about, and understands their issues, experiencing firsthand wh
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health When a loved one has been hospitalized in intensive care for a critical illness, many family members experience anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress or other negative effects lasting months, according to new research led by Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
As the cold digs in and families huddle close together,' tis the time of year in Colorado for that most predictable of year-end traditions. "It almost feels like a service industry at the end of the year because we're doing so many cases," said Phil Jaklich, the director of the Spine& Total Joint Center at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree. Ac
NAN-H-9 Patients By Olabisi Akinbode Ibadan, Dec. 30, 2017 Dr Lawrence Adebusoye, the Director of Tony Annenih Geriatric Centre at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, says the facility has treated more than 13,000 geriatric patients in the last 12 months. Adebusoye disclosed this on Saturday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on t
Beginning Tuesday, the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle will limit pain medication doctors and nurses give to patients with chronic pain complaints. This new policy falls in line with guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, said ER Doctor Joel Butler, who has worked at Baptist for about 30 years. The ER at Baptist