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11/11/17 - 'THANK A VETERAN'
FALL RIVER- What started as a way to recognize patients of Saint Anne's Hospital who are also veterans has culminated in a new plaque to those who have served and are serving their country. Saint Anne's President Michael Bushell said the memorial was a fitting tribute to those who have sacrificed, and to their families. Jay DiCarlo, Saint Anne's le
11/11/17 - Fire Department reports 74 service calls last week
During the week of Oct. 30 Nov. 5, the Virginia Fire Department was called for service 74 times; 42 9-1-1 EMS calls, 21 transfers, and 11 fire calls. The 21 transfers brought us to Cook Hospital, Essentia Health Northern Pines, and Essentia Health Virginia to transport patients to Miller Dwan, St. Luke's, Fairview Range Medical Center, and Essentia
11/11/17 - Hospital expansion cleared to start bidding process [The Free Press, Mankato, Minn.]
Nov. 10 ST. PETER The River's Edge Hospital and Clinic can now start the bidding process for the hospital's $33 million renovation and expansion project. After an afternoon-long joint meeting at the hospital between the City Council and the Hospital Commission, the council on Thursday evening approved the project plans, the guaranteed maximum c
11/11/17 - Hospital explains: hunting is restricted on hospital trails
As anticipation for the upcoming deer season increases, Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and Water's Edge issued a reminder about hunting restrictions and safety precautions on the hospital's property. Absolutely no firearms are allowed on hospital property. "We strongly support outdoor recreation in our area, including the sport of hunting," said T
11/11/17 - Humana slashes price for Medicare plan in Stanislaus County. Not much change for other plans. [The Modesto Bee]
Nov. 10 In Stanislaus County, seniors who want more than traditional Medicare coverage have plenty of choices. Humana says it has network agreements with Memorial and Doctors medical centers in Modesto, Emanuel Medical Center of Turlock, Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale and Stanislaus Surgical Hospital in Modesto. The Kaiser Permanente basic plan,
11/11/17 - Kempf receives ?The Caring Kind' award
LA VISTA- The Nebraska Hospital Association recognized 66 hospital employees October 27, 2017, for their excellence in service by bestowing them with the organization's prestigious "The Caring Kind" award. Among the awarded was Mary Kempf of York General. For 38 years, The Caring Kind award has been given to Nebraska's most caring and compassionate
11/11/17 - Key West hospital doubles its beds for detox, behavioral health [Florida Keys Keynoter, (Marathon, Fla.)]
Nov. 10 On a recent afternoon, a taxi pulled up to the dePoo Medical Building, 1200 Kennedy Drive in Key West, which takes patients for detox or behavioral issues such as bipolar disorders or depression. At dePoo, part of Lower Keys Medical Center, there are 11 beds awaiting such people. "We're always full," said Erin Sheehan, director of behavi
11/11/17 - KZN hospital abuse video an invasion of patient's privacy - union [Cape Community (South Africa)]
Nozipho Ngcobo has been identified as the patient who was seen being ill-treated by a nurse at a KZN hospital in a video that went viral this week. Cape Town- The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union say they welcome the interesting public dialogue that was sparked by the video making rounds on social media of a nurse at St. Mary's Hospital in Mar
11/11/17 - Newberry Hospital receives "A" for patient safety [The Newberry Observer, S.C.]
Nov. 10 NEWBERRY The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Newberry Hospital was one of 832 awarded an "A" for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.. The recognition by The Leapfrog Group validates Newberry Hospi
11/11/17 - Nurse had to be told to clean her hands
Kerry Louise Sankey admitted a number of misconducted charges related to her time working as a registered nurse at the Princess Royal Hospital between 2012 to 2015.. Sankey faced a misconduct hearing by the Nursing and Midwifery Council at its headquarters in Stratford Place in Montfichet Road, London. A report following the hearing said: "The char
11/11/17 - Parcel collections at hospitals
Convenience shopping has come to Shropshire's two acute hospitals- with staff and patients now able to collect parcels they have ordered online. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has partnered with online retailer Amazon for the scheme which has seen Amazon Lockers installed in the catering departments at the trust's hospitals in Telfor
11/11/17 - Pollution: Nadda directs hospitals to be prepared for patient load [Asian News International]
New Delhi Nov. 10: Union Minister of Health& Family Welfare J P Nadda on Friday reviewed the situation arising due to the air pollution in Delhi, and the preparations in the hospitals to deal with the patient load. Nadda directed the officials and heads of all Central Government hospitals to keep a close watch on the situation. Union Ministry of He
11/11/17 - Research Results from Oslo University Hospital Update Knowledge of Multiple Sclerosis (Infections in patients with multiple sclerosis: Implications...
According to news reporting from Oslo, Norway, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "Patients with multiple sclerosis have an increased risk of infections compared to the general population. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Oslo University Hospital, "The introduction of more potent immunomodulatory drugs may cause
11/11/17 - Researchers at Duke University Medical Center Report Findings in Asthma (Neural autoantibodies in patients with neurological symptoms and histories...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Current study results on Lung Diseases and Conditions- Asthma have been published. According to news originating from Durham, North Carolina, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "A number of studies have linked exposures to industrial and household chemicals and biolog
11/11/17 - Researchers at University of Pennsylvania Hospital Release New Data on Angiology (Stent-based revascularization for complex lesions in PAD)
Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, "We sought data regarding endovascular approaches to lower extremity PAD in TASC C/D lesions in patients with claudication. For more information on this research see: Stent-based revascularization for complex lesions in PAD. Journal of Cardiovascul
11/11/17 - St. Luke's Nampa hospital waiting for accreditation
Luke s hospital in Nampa, which opened just two weeks ago, is still waiting for a survey to receive accreditation by The Joint Commission, a health care accreditation and certification organization. That is impacting patients covered by government health insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid. When a new hospital opens with a new license and
11/11/17 - Winter rush: YRMC prepares for busy season
Preparing for the winter rush never ends. For Yuma Regional Medical Center, it actually starts at the end of the previous season. We also get seasonal migrants and their families, "pointed out John Bowles, administrative director or nursing operations at YRMC.
11/11/17 - Without a hitch, moving day for Children's Hospital goes off [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
Due to extensive preparation, the smooth transfer of 125 patients from Women& Children's Hospital in Elmwood Village to the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus on Friday was expected to be completed without a hitch. "Everything has gone seamless," said Jody L. Lomeo, Oishei Children's Hospital president and
11/10/17 - 1966: Operation 'Sick Kids' gets underway at Yorkhill
Thirty young children, "many of them clutching cuddly toys and looking wide-eyed in wonder", were moved from the Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Yorkhill, Glasgow on January 5,1966, in the first plase of a transfer to the Western District Hospital at Oakbank. Twenty-five doctors and nurses, roughly half of the Yorkhill staff, made the journey b
11/10/17 - SimplyVital Health Secures Contract with the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital
SimplyVital Health, the healthcare company streamlining medical data storage and sharing using blockchain technology, has announced a partnership with Hartford HealthCare Bone& Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. Through its blockchain-based ConnectingCare platform, SVH will manage and analyze total hip and total knee joint replacement patients..
11/10/17 - ?Warm handoffs' By Madeleine O'Neill
"Before this program started, these services weren't being offered like they," said Jessi Montie, clinical supervisor of addiction medicine services for Safe Harbor Behavioral Health of UPMC Hamot. They first began at Hamot on Oct. 31, 2016, and arrived at the county's three other hospitals- Saint Vincent Hospital, Millcreek Community Hospital and
11/10/17 - Acute kidney failure with VTE proves difficult to treat
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week TORONTO- Researchers from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center conducted a prospective, observational study to assess the impact that weight and renal function have on venous thromboembolism rates among in-patients receiving prophylaxis with low-molecular-weight or...
11/10/17 - Affiliated Peoples Hospital Details Findings in Hemodialysis (Elevated serum alkaline phosphatase and cardiovascular or all-cause mortality risk in...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Investigators discuss new findings in Dialysis- Hemodialysis. According to news reporting from Zhenjiang, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Studies on serum alkaline phosphatase and mortality risk in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing di
11/10/17 - After years of planning, it's go time for Children's Hospital [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
Nov. 10 After years of battles, debates and plans over the future of Women& Children's Hospital, its patients and staff will move today into a new tower downtown with a new name the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. All of this and much more went into taking 150 patients from Women& Children's in the Elmwood Village to Oishei on the Buffalo N
11/10/17 - Barry: 'Time for a new model' at Nashville General
Mayor Megan Barry on Thursday said her administration plans to overhaul the operations of Nashville General Hospital and have it become an outpatient-only care facility in the hopes that it will stabilize its financial situation. On a related note, Meharry Medical College and HCA Healthcare officials on Thursday announced an agreement to have the..
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