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7/17/18 - Why Stanislaus County is weighing its future in offering health care services [The Modesto Bee]
The county closed its hospital on Scenic Drive in 1997, but the Health Services Agency has continued operating primary care, specialty and physical rehabilitation clinics. The county has three health clinics and a specialty care center in Modesto, and clinics in Ceres, Hughson and Turlock. Any proposals that emerge in the next several months are ce
7/16/18 - 119 patients moved to cancer unit [Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)]
ONLY 119 cancer patients were moved from Salmaniya Medical Complex to the King Hamad University Hospital till date, the Health Ministry announced yesterday. A ministry statement said yesterday work at the SMC's Oncology Department was suspended in the first week of June, as part of plans by the Supreme Council for Health to provide quality treatmen
7/16/18 - A hospital's human touch A hospital's human touch: Why taking care in discharging a patient matters
The kidney doctor sat next to Judy Garrett's father, looking into his face, her hand on his arm. There are things I can do for you, she told the 87- year-old man, but if I do them I'm not sure you will like me very much. The word "death" wasn't mentioned, but the doctor's meaning was clear: There was no hope of recovery from kidney failure.
7/16/18 - Algorithm identifies hypertensive patients who will benefit from intensive treatment
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week DALLAS- Using data from large clinical trials, UT Southwestern researchers developed a way to predict which patients will benefit most from aggressive high blood pressure treatment. Their work, available online now and publishing July 15 in the American Journal of Cardiology, describes
7/16/18 - Barnett: KanCare vital to rural hospitals like Memorial [Abilene Reflector-Chronicle, Kan.]
July 16 Small town hospitals, like Abilene Memorial Hospital, are losing benefits by the state not expanding KanCare, said Jim Barnett. Jeff Colyer privatized Kancare to three for-profit out-of-state companies. So they are skimming 20 percent off the top: dollars that should be in Kansas supporting your hospital. "
7/16/18 - Blount Memorial Hospital to get medical records backup system following computer problems [Sport360]
The system is expected to cost around $30,000, the hospitals board of directors were told at a June 26 board meeting. Board members unanimously approved the capital expense request, which came via the Blount Memorial Physicians Group and the hospitals information systems director, Andrew Skeenes. East Tennessee Medical Group and Springbrook Wellnes
7/16/18 - BRIEF: Lubbock's UMC, Muleshoe announce telemedicine program [Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Texas]
July 16 UMC Health System and Muleshoe Area Medical Center announced Sunday that they have teamed up for a program that will assist Muleshoe in emergency cases and prevent unnecessary transfers to UMC. "It's been an excellent service for the community," said Dennis Fleenor, Hospital administrator at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. "It provides ac
7/16/18 - BRIEF: Small fire disrupts Basset Hospital ER [The Daily Star, Oneonta, N.Y.]
July 16 Emergency room staff at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown were interrupted Sunday morning when an overhead lamp ballast melted and burned, causing a small fire. Cooperstown police and firefighters responded to the scene, and local emergency responders were notified to temporarily divert ambulances to other area hospitals.
7/16/18 - Call to avoid unhygienic eatery food
'If you consume food from a roadside eatery at the Railway Station, Quaid-e-Azam mausoleum or other congested areas, you will end up on the bed of a hospital,' commented Dr Abid Unnar, a senior medic at the Jinnah Hospital. He said since Jinnah Hospital was located in the heart of the city, he and his peers have witnessed gastro patients on a daily
7/16/18 - Children's Hospital Colorado joins cystic fibrosis triple combination therapy trials
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week Aurora, Colo.- Children's Hospital Colorado has announced that its Mike McMorris Cystic Fibrosis Research and Care Center, one of the largest cystic fibrosis clinical care centers in the U.S., is participating in one of two Phase Three clinical trials related to the development of a pos
7/16/18 - CJP expresses anger at inadequate facilities at Polyclinic hospital
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday visited the Federal Government Polyclinic Hospital in Islamabad to examine healthcare facilities being provided there. He paid a visit to the hospital's emergency and other wards where he listened to patients' complaints who groused about inadequate facilities at the medical facility.
7/16/18 - CJP pays surprise visit to Poly Clinic Hospital
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday made a surprise visit to Federal Government Poly Clinic Hospital to observemanagement and facilities of the healthcare institute. The CJP inquired to a patient about facilities available in the hospital, while he made a number of complaints to the chief justice regarding poor management and no...
7/16/18 - CJP visits Polyclinic, slums
The Chief Justice Saqib Nisar asked the Federal Government Services Hospital officials to establish a complaint cell, display medicine lists and address the issues of patients. Justice Nisar had earlier visited the hospital on July 1 too and was asked to visit it again on working days. A teacher said he was a patient of hepatitis C and going to Hol
7/16/18 - ClinGen Panel evaluates validity of genes reported to be associated with Brugada Syndrome
Michael H. Gollob of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at Toronto General Hospital, found that only one of the 21 genes typically included on a BrS genetic test has a definitive disease association. "This work highlights the importance and value of ClinGen's efforts to standardize and improve the knowledge used by laboratories to guide clinical testin
7/16/18 - CRMC earns mammo biopsy accreditation
Clark Regional Medical Center recently earned an accreditation for its new mammography biopsy imaging unit. The accreditation was from the American College of Radiology for the hospital's 3- D stereotactic breast biopsy services. CRMC outpatient imaging supervisor Tamila Humphries said the hospital started using the new equipment in December and...
7/16/18 - Data from First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University Provide New Insights into Levosimendan Therapy (Perioperative Use of Levosimendan...
Data from First Affiliated Hospital of Xi' an Jiaotong University Provide New Insights into Levosimendan Therapy. According to news reporting originating in Shaanxi, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Severe postoperative complications can affect cardiac surgery patients. The news reporters obtained a quote from th
7/16/18 - Data from University Hospital Advance Knowledge in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (Clinical Routine FDG-PET Imaging of Suspected Progressive...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pain& Central Nervous System Week A new study on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Conditions- Progressive Supranuclear Palsy is now available. According to news reporting originating in Munich, Germany, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "F-18-fluordeoxyglucose positron emission tomography is widely used
7/16/18 - Data from Virginia Mason Medical Center Advance Knowledge in Pancreatitis (The microbiology of infected pancreatic necrosis in the era of minimally...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Anti-Infectives Week Research findings on Digestive System Diseases and Conditions- Pancreatitis are discussed in a new report. According to news originating from Seattle, Washington, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "We aimed to determine the microbiology of infected walled-off pancreatic necrosi
7/16/18 - Data on Anxiety Disorders Discussed by E. Villoria and Colleagues (Assessment of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale for cancer patients)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week Investigators discuss new findings in Mental Health Diseases and Conditions- Anxiety Disorders. According to news originating from Santiago, Chile, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Depression and anxiety are common in patients with cancer. To adapt and validate the Hospital A
7/16/18 - Data on Magnetic Resonance Reported by Researchers at Capital Medical University (Quantitative positron emission tomography-guided magnetic resonance...
Data on Magnetic Resonance Reported by Researchers at Capital Medical University. Financial support for this research came from Xuanwu Hospital, Beijing, China. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Capital Medical University, "We retrospectively included a consecutive cohort of surgical patients who had a negative preoperative
7/16/18 - DBS treatment may slow the progression of Parkinson's tremor in early-stage patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week Deep brain stimulation may slow the progression of tremor for early-stage Parkinson's disease patients, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study released in the June 29 online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
7/16/18 - Demand for palliative care outstrips supply [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
Li Songtang, 69, founded the Beijing Songtang Care Hospital in 1987 because of the "sense of mission" he developed as a "barefoot doctor", whose elementary training allowed him to provide basic medical treatment in isolated rural areas. However, the hospice, one of China's first end-of-life care centers, was forced to change location seven times in
7/16/18 - Demand for palliative care outstrips supply [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]
A member of staff at the Beijing Songtang Care Hospital, one of China s first end-of-life centers, chats with a patient. Most of the patients received by physician Qin Yuan, director of the hospice ward at Beijing Haidian Hospital, have an expected life span of two weeks or less. Li Songtang, founder of the Beijing Songtang Care Hospital.
7/16/18 - Demand for palliative care outstrips supply [China Daily: US Edition]
Li Songtang, 69, founded the Beijing Songtang Care Hospital in 1987 because of the "sense of mission" he developed as a "barefoot doctor", whose elementary training allowed him to provide basic medical treatment in isolated rural areas. However, the hospice, one of China's first end-of-life care centers, was forced to change location seven times in
7/16/18 - Drug pricing program strengthens health care [Tehran Times (Iran)]
For 25 years, a highly effective, little-known program created by Congress the 340 B Drug Pricing Program has allowed safety-net hospitals like Vidants as well as our doctors and other providers to enhance and strengthen the care we provide to our communities and vulnerable patients, all at no cost to taxpayers. Factors making up the majority of th
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