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1/20/18 - BJC unveils new patient tower and expansion at Children's Hospital [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Jan. 19 BJC HealthCare displayed its new 12- story patient tower on Friday, which is part of a larger $1 billion expansion on its flagship campus in the Central West End. The patient tower and expansion to the current St. Louis Children's Hospital adds about 800,000 square feet to the medical campus along Kingshighway Boulevard. St. Louis Childre
1/20/18 - Board looks at spending by hospital
Nash UNC officials scheduled to attend Monday s meeting include hospital board Chairman James Lilley and Vice Chairman Jeffrey Batts. Earlier this week, the hospital board tapped veteran hospital administrator L. Lee Isley to take over its turnaround efforts from interim CEO Ian Buchanan, who stepped in after Larry Chewning was ousted by the hos
1/20/18 - Bossier ER hospital is `new model of healthcare` [Tehran Times (Iran)]
After about a year and a half of construction, the new Christus Bossier Emergency Hospital is scheduled to open on Viking Drive in February. We expanded to Bossier with our Christus Cancer Treatment Center, a family medicine clinic in South Bossier, an outpatient therapy center, our Christus Louisiana Athletic Club, as well as Velocity Care for urg
1/20/18 - Carilion Clinic receives $14 million renovation [ (United Arab Emirates)]
More than 200 patients a day visit the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital`s emergency room. To help ease overcrowding, the emergency room will continue its $14 million renovations. John Burton, the department chair of emergency medicine for Carilion Clinic, said some of these changes double the number of available beds for patients.
1/20/18 - CM Shehbaz inspects burn unit of Jinnah Hospital
Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday paid a surprise visit to burn unit of Jinnah Hospital and inspected the medical facilities being provided to the patients there. The CM also inquired about the health of the patients and the quality of facilities provided to them. He said that state-of-the-art surgical tower had been set up
1/20/18 - ECMC dentists treasure challenges of their special patients [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
Elizabeth Kapral and Maureen Sullivan, two of a dozen dentists who help staff three dental clinics at Erie County Medical Center. You have to be able to make decisions, and articulate them with physicians, "said Sullivan, chief of the Department of Dentistry's Division of Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Sullivan is a mentor to Kapral,
1/20/18 - Findings from Boston Medical Center Broaden Understanding of Knee Osteoarthritis (Efficacy and Treatment Response of Intra-articular Corticosteroid...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Investigators discuss new findings in Musculoskeletal Diseases and Conditions- Knee Osteoarthritis. According to news reporting originating in Boston, Massachusetts, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Intra-articular corticosteroid injections are often used for short-te
1/20/18 - Glen Ellyn boy collects gift cards for fellow Lurie Children's Hospital patients
GLEN ELLYN Shortly after his seventh birthday, Benjamin Burke visited his pediatrician for a suspected ear infection. This holiday season, Benjamin collected and presented 1,200 gift cards to patients at Lurie Children's Hospital. "We remember being in the hospital and stuck in a room and sick of having hospital food," said Jennie Burke, Benjamin'
1/20/18 - Health Care Leaders Collaborate to Streamline Prior Authorization and Improve Timely Access to Treatment
America's Health Insurance Plans issued the following news release:. Physicians, pharmacists, medical groups, hospitals, and health insurance providers are working together to improve prior authorization processes for patients' medical treatments, also known as pre-approval. As the first step in this collaboration, the American Hospital Association
1/20/18 - HMC surgeons reattach severed foot successfully [Qatar Tribune]
Tribune News Network Doha SURGEONS at Hamad Medical Corporation have successfully reattached the severed foot of a patient who was involved in a serious accident. Dr Amr Fares, a senior consultant of vascular surgery at the Department of Surgery in Hamad General Hospital, led the team that worked to reattach the patient's foot. When the patient arr
1/20/18 - Hospital delays opening of ER [Sudan Tribune]
The opening of Hardin Memorial Hospitals $15 million emergency department expansion and redesign has been delayed. A statement from Hardin Memorial Hospital said the emergency room expansion project was completed ahead of schedule and opening of the third and final phase was planned for Wednesday. Secondly, this Tuesday our and HMH team cared for 1
1/20/18 - Hospitals worry about closures, layoffs as they brace for Medicaid funding changes [Chicago Tribune]
Jan. 20 It wasn't long ago that Charles Holland was giving opening-day tours of the gleaming outpatient center at St. Bernard Hospital in the Englewood neighborhood, built to bring a bevy of health care services and optimism to a community in need of both. Across the Chicago area, those institutions are worried that the revised funding formul
1/20/18 - How Redlands Community Hospital plans to improve care in its emergency department [Redlands Daily Facts, Calif.]
Jan. 19 Redlands Community Hospital has broken ground on its latest project to improve patient care. "The emergency department at Redlands Community Hospital has for some time been relatively small in comparison to the number of users." The ambulance entrance will remain off of Fern Avenue, while the walk-in entrance and parking will be off of T
1/20/18 - HVCH receives new Site Rite IV Ultrasound
LOGAN- Hocking Valley Community Hospital Foundation recently purchased a Site Rite 8, IV Ultrasound machine for Hocking Valley Community Hospital. Brandt, who has worked in HVCH's Surgery Department since 2006, was instrumental in development of the PICC Line Team in 2011. We are grateful for the support of Hocking Valley Community Hospital Foundat
1/20/18 - Influenza claims another life in Bahawalpur
influenza has claimed one more life in district Bahawalpur. A patient of influenza has died in Victoria Hospital and death toll has climbed to 7 in the wake of this deadly disease during the current month. According to hospital sources, one Iqbal Bibi, 50 died due to influenza and 4 influenza patients are still under treatment in special ward.
1/20/18 - Is a flu surge headed Sacramento's way? UC Davis prepares as state death toll jumps [The Sacramento Bee]
Jan. 19 UC Davis Medical Center is bracing for a surge in flu patients as some hospitals in the Bay Area and Southern California suffer medication shortages and put tents outside their facilities to accommodate a deluge of patients in their emergency rooms. J. Douglas Kirk, the chief medical officer at UCD Medical Center. Sacramento County has re
1/20/18 - Ivy's condition improves
Narayanganj, Jan 20- The condition of Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, who suffered a brain haemorrhage and now taking treatment at Labaid Hospital in the capital, is much better now, said her physicians on Saturday.Prof Dr Baren Chakrabarti, head of the Cardiology Department of the hospital said the physical condition of Ivy is
1/20/18 - KUMC opens worlds 1st lung cancer clinic using EGFR-mutation detection method [Tehran Times (Iran)]
Konkuk University Medical Center opened the worlds first precision medicine lung cancer clinic that uses a novel EGFR gene mutation detection method, it said. The method, developed by KUMCs research team led by Professor Lee Kye- young, extracts DNA from the extracellular endoplasmic reticulum from body fluids to analyze the EGFR gene in lung cance
1/20/18 - Like herdsmen, quack doctors on the prowl in Benue [Sun, The (Nigeria)]
?Illegal schools of health churn out quacks as victims queue to die. She had stomachache and requested her husband, Alhaji Labaran Saleh, to accompany her to a new hospital nearby on Ahmadu Jidda Street, in the North Bank district of the capital city. Welcome to Saviour Medical Hospital, Makurdi.
1/20/18 - Maryland program curbs health care spending; No changes shown; in delivery of care
Maryland's ambitious program to curb health care spending is meeting that main goal but not transforming how patients are treated. The study is among the first to look at the Maryland program, and the findings, published Tuesday in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggest the hospitals didn't significantly reduce admissions or readmissions and didn't increa
1/20/18 - Murad expresses satisfaction over performance of public-private partnership hospitals [Pakistan Observer]
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah appreciated the performance of the hospitals running under public-private partnership and said these hospitals are giving good results. Sikandar Ali Mandhro, Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon and other relevant officials attended the meeting. A total Rs. 250.4 million were released for the hospital, while the fur
1/20/18 - New Findings from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Provides New Insights (The Epidemiology and Clinical Associations of...
New Findings from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Provides New Insights. According to news reporting out of Lebanon, New Hampshire, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Acute leukemia predisposes patients toward the development of stroke. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Dartmouth-Hitchcock..
1/20/18 - New hospital development is all about cancer patients, moms and babies [Belleville News-Democrat]
Jan. 20 Officials at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Physicians, Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children's Hospital gave media tours of their new development in the Central West End on Friday. Buildings that originally housed the old Jewish Hospital and its nursing school have been replaced with a new 12- story Parkview Tower a
1/20/18 - New Prostate Cancer Findings from Brigham and Women's Hospital Outlined (Yield of bone scintigraphy for the detection of metastatic disease in...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week A new study on Oncology- Prostate Cancer is now available. According to news reporting from Boston, Massachusetts, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To evaluate the yield of staging bone scintigraphy in patients with treatment-naive prostate cancer. The news correspond
1/20/18 - NMMC hosting RN job fair Jan. 25 [Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo]
Jan. 20 TUPELO Nursing graduates and experienced nurses will be able to get an inside look at North Mississippi Medical Center next Thursday. The Tupelo hospital will host an RN Open House and Job Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. in the North Education Center. Tours of NMMC Women's Hospital will be offered at 4 and 5 p.m..
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