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10/19/17 - 10th Arrest Made In Whiting Patient Abuse Case [The Hartford Courant]
Oct. 19 A nurse from Cromwell became the 10th state mental health worker to be charged with cruelty in the abuse of a psychiatric patient at the maximum security Whiting Forensic Hospital in Middletown. Michael Presnick, 27, a forensic nurse, was charged Wednesday with one count of intentional cruelty, a felony. Free on a non-surety bond, he is d
10/19/17 - 66 ACS NSQIP(R) Participating Hospitals Recognized for Achieving Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care
The American College of Surgeons issued the following news release:. The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized 66 of 680 hospitals participating in the adult program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2016. These hospitals will be recognized at the College's Clinical..
10/19/17 - Blood drive supports cancer patients
Friday, Oct. 20, from 1:30 to 7 p.m., at Pembroke Academy, 209 Academy Road. Friday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Catholic Medical Center, 100 McGregor St.. Monday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Elliot Hospital, One Elliot Way.
10/19/17 - BRIEF: United Regional: Celebrating 20 years as one [Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texas]
Oct. 19 Employees of United Regional embark on a days-long celebration of the hospital's 20th anniversary, marking when Wichita General and Bethania hospitals merged in 1997.. The area's only Level II trauma center, United Regional was named in 2013 and 2014 as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, which conducts an
10/19/17 - Chesterfield health care provider files for bankruptcy protection Chesterfield-based cardiac health care business files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
The home health company, which has 12 employees, provides care to patients after they have been released from the hospital with serious cardiac issues, according to Robert Westermann, an attorney with Hirschler Fleischer who is representing Cardiac Connection. In its filing, Cardiac Connections listed its estimated assets as between $100,001 and $5
10/19/17 - CVMC signs contract with U of U Health to provide burn care
NEPHI- A new contract between Central Valley Medical Center and University of Utah Health brings burn care to the residents of Nephi from one of the country's top academic health care systems. Officials from Central Valley Medical Center recently announced a new partnership with Salt Lake City- based University of Utah Health that will extend the r
10/19/17 - Czech ministry has no money to raise protesting GPs' pay - Ludvik
The Czech Health Ministry does not have enough money for 2018 to meet the protesting out-patient specialists and general practitioners' demands, the planned spending increase will mostly be used to raise hospital staff's wages, Minister Miloslav Ludvik said today. They are protesting against receiving no compensation for having to cope with...
10/19/17 - Diversion program appears to be easing congestion in the ER
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY A program that gives poor people easier access to primary health care is reducing the number of non-seriously ill patients who are going to the hospital emergency room, hospital officials said Wednesday. Indian River Medical Center hopes its so-called "diversion program" saves taxpayer money on indigent care and decreases wai
10/19/17 - Doctors agree to help with A&E fast-track system [Cyprus Mail]
State doctors on Wednesday responded positively to Health Minister Giorgos Pamboridis call to discuss the operation of the new fast-track system at the Nicosia hospital s emergency department which is being reassessed after it failed to deliver due to poor planning. Despite his earlier statements that he would not include the state doct
10/19/17 - Drill takes aim at preparedness
And that's just what they practiced for last week in a collaborative multi-agency drill that started at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo and concluded at Saunders Medical Center. The drill started last Thursday at South Haven Living Center, where a tornado had struck the facility. The first to respond was Wahoo Police, quickly followed by Wahoo F
10/19/17 - Event raises over $200K
Over 700 participants and 100 volunteers came out to support Newton-Wellesley Hospital on Oct. 1 at the eighth annual Hope Walks event, raising more than $200,000 to benefit the Vernon Cancer Center. Proceeds from the fundraiser support access to clinical trials and research, nutrition and genetic counseling, art therapy, yoga, psycho-social servic
10/19/17 - Georgia Court Upholds Roadblocks for Doctors Expanding Their Practices, Buying New Equipment
The Goldwater Institute issued the following news release:. Georgia hospitals can still use the Certificate of Need bureaucracy to veto new options for care, "said Jim Manley, one of the Goldwater Institute attorneys who filed the case. The Goldwater Institute represents Hugo Ribot and Malcolm Barfield, OB-GYN surgeons who own the Georgia Advanced
10/19/17 - HCA cuts outlook after storms
Executives of HCA Healthcare say hurricanes Harvey and Irma cost the hospital company about $140 million and lowered their earnings outlook for the year. Harvey and Irma affected the operations of HCA hospitals in Corpus Christi and Houston in Texas as well as in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. They still expect revenues to be between $43 and
10/19/17 - Help save a life: Donate blood
According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are expected in the U.S. this year. Friday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Catholic Medical Center, 100 McGregor St.. Monday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Elliot Hospital, One Elliot Way.
10/19/17 - Hospital For Special Surgery Opens New White Plains Location
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. The Hospital For Special Surgery is officially in Westchester. HSS Westchester opened at 1133 Westchester Avenue in White Plains on Wednesday. "HSS Westchester now makes that world-class quality of care more convenient to our neighbors in Westchester County and surrounding areas," said Louis Shapiro, CEO and president of HSS.
10/19/17 - Hospital names York employee of the year
York began attending a hospital-sponsored Certified Nursing Assistant class on Sept. 27, 2010, and has been employed with Stephens County Hospital ever since. The York family attends The Pointe Church in Toccoa. He is an asset to Stephens County Hospital and we are fortunate to have such a dedicated, deserving employee, "she said.
10/19/17 - Hospitals continue to miss A&E target
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust last hit the 95 per cent target in August 2014. "It is for this very reason that we are looking at how we deliver emergency services in the county, through the NHS Future Fit process, to ensure we can provide the best care possible for the people of Shropshire, Telford& Wrekin and Mid Wales. However, t
10/19/17 - Improving the Patient Experience With Health IT Innovation
Philip Strong, chief medical information officer, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. At Santa Clara Valley Medical Center- as well as many other medical facilities- patients often experience long wait times for follow-up; for instance, when expecting specialist referrals. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center recognized the importance of resolving this
10/19/17 - Joining Mass. Eye and Ear
Mary E. Aronow, of Wellesley, a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained eye cancer specialist, recently joined the Ophthalmic Oncology and Retina Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, Aronow was a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center in Baltimore, Maryland. At Johns Hopkins, Aronow developed
10/19/17 - Key hospital targets missed for year
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have all missed the three targets for a whole year. Just one service in the whole of the UK- run by Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust- managed to hit all three targets each time in the past 12 months. Gwen Nuttall, chief oper
10/19/17 - Lovelock ambulances run around the clock
In response to a concern about night-time ambulance services in Lovelock, Fire Department Chief Nathan Carmichael confirmed recently that volunteer emergency medical crews still respond around the clock, seven days a week and that all patients are transported to the Pershing General Hospital. Though the Lovelock Fire Department no longer transfers.
10/19/17 - Medicine can be full of wondrous moments
Medicine has meant more to me than I ever could have imagined. In large part, that has been because of this medical community my colleagues and friends and Concord Hospital. When I came to Concord Hospital there were only 60 physicians and dentists on staff.
10/19/17 - Mental health advice now on trust website
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, which runs Stafford's County Hospital, said the page was to help patients and professionals learn more about what support was available in the county. The official launch was to coincide with the 25th anniversary of World Mental Health day earlier this month. Tom Evans, divisional clinical lead nurs
10/19/17 - More doctors needed
Shikarpur Civil Hospital is lacking required facilities for patients, including basic ones for emergency cases. There is also dearth of male and female specialist doctors. The present number of doctors don't have an adequate know-how regarding a disease to properly treat patients who turn up before the said doctors from distant villages and areas.
10/19/17 - New Bronchiectasis Study Findings Have Been Reported by Researchers at Miami VA Medical Center (Body habitus in patients with and without...
New Bronchiectasis Study Findings Have Been Reported by Researchers at Miami VA Medical Center. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly A new study on Lung Diseases and Conditions- Bronchiectasis is now available. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Miami VA Medical Center, "We conducted a case contr
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