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8/14/18 - 'Keep ED for emergencies'
Auckland City Hospital says its emergency department is already getting record numbers of patients before the flu season has peaked. The high numbers of patients have led the Auckland District Health Board to ask for the public s help to keep the emergency department for emergencies only. Chief Medical Officer Margaret Wilsher said ED usually sa
8/14/18 - 1.8 Million Hours of Patient Monitoring Data Show Leaf Healthcare Technology Reduces Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers by 74%
The Leaf System has been deployed in healthcare facilities across the United States since 2014. The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has determined that pressure injuries are the fastest-growing hospital-acquired condition in the country. Pressure injuries affect more than 2.5 million patients a year and add more than $11 billion
8/14/18 - Adena Celebrates Presentation of Top 50 Heart Hospital Award
CHILLICOTHE Adena President and CEO Jeff Graham today hosted a celebration for Cardiovascular surgeons, providers and staff, commemorating Adena Regional Medical Center's designation as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2018. Named a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital in a study conducted by Truven Health Analytics, a division of
8/14/18 - Aetna clients could lose coverage at St. Luke's Cornwall hospital [The Times Herald-Record, Middletown, N.Y.]
Aug. 14 BRONX A contract impasse between Montefiore Heath System and Aetna could leave patients at St. Luke's Cornwall and five other hospitals covered by the insurer paying out-of-network costs beginning Sept. 8. Robert McCaffrey, vice president of the company's New York market, said in a statement on Monday that its proposal to Montefiore rep
8/14/18 - Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranked Nation's No. 1 in Ophthalmology for 17th time
U. S News& World Report has once again ranked Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Health System as the nation's best in ophthalmology. Recognized as a global leader in vision research, medical education and patient care, Bascom Palmer received the No. 1 ranking in 2018-19 for the 15th year in a row and the 17th time since the p
8/14/18 - Case for closing A&Es still unproven as health outcomes remain same
In Scotland, there have been a number of backlashes against changes to A&E, including proposals a decade ago to close the emergency units at Monklands Hospital in Lanarkshire and at Ayr Hospital both reversed when the SNP came to power. However, a recently approved reorganisation of surgical care in NHS Tayside will see all emergency patients in
8/14/18 - Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on hospital acute care, gastroenterology, and oncology supportive care today announced second quarter 2018 financial results and Company update. New supplies of Vaprisol replenished nationwide supply of that critical care product designed to treat hyponatremia the m
8/14/18 - Data on Gastric Cancer Discussed by Researchers at Montefiore Medical Center (Gastric cancer diagnosis after presentation to the ED: The independent...
Data on Gastric Cancer Discussed by Researchers at Montefiore Medical Center. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly A new study on Oncology- Gastric Cancer is now available. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Montefiore Medical Center, "Patients treated non-emergently following a diagnosis prompted by an ED v
8/14/18 - Data on Lung Cancer Reported by Researchers at Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital (Systematic Compared With Targeted Staging With Endobronchial...
Data on Lung Cancer Reported by Researchers at Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Data detailed on Oncology- Lung Cancer have been presented. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital, "The results were compared with those of a hypothetical scenar
8/14/18 - DLH Awarded Navy Healthcare Services Contract
DLH Holdings Corporation recently won a $5 million task order contract to provide healthcare services for the Naval Medical Center at Portsmouth, Virginia, through a 5- year period. Information technology tools will include the Armed Forces Longitudinal Technology Application, Comprehensive Health Care System, Care Point, Integrated Clinical Data
8/14/18 - Employees At CPH Honored
St. Lawrence Health System congratulates three Canton-Potsdam Hospital Employees of the 1st Quarter, Majonica Drake, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant; Alyssa Jenkins, Chemical Dependency Counselor; and Katie Barkley, RN, Sleep Lab. Albert Hanson, MHA, BS, CMPE, Physician Practice Manager, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Pain Management, Physiatry, and Eye Car
8/14/18 - ER Nurse Who Stole Patient Pain Medications Pleads Guilty
In a plea agreement, Moorehead admitted that, while employed at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton, Iowa, as a registered nurse in 2016 and 2017, he used patient identities to obtain controlled substances, specifically pills containing hydrocodone, by accessing their prescribed medication in the hospital's system, and diverting those pain pills t
8/14/18 - Familiar pair tops U.S. News & World Report list of best hospitals in Kansas City [The Kansas City Star]
Aug. 14 For the fifth year in a row, U.S. News& World Report has ranked the University of Kansas Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital as the top two hospitals in the Kansas City area. Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis was the only institution in Kansas or Missouri to make the U.S. News national Top 20 list, tying for 11th with the Mayo Clinic's Pho
8/14/18 - Findings from Copenhagen University Hospital Update Understanding of Colorectal Research (Genomic alterations accompanying tumour evolution in...
Findings from Copenhagen University Hospital Update Understanding of Colorectal Research. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Current study results on Gastroenterology- Colorectal Research have been published. According to news reporting out of Copenhagen, Denmark, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Colorectal cancer patients
8/14/18 - Findings from Hitachi General Hospital Yields New Findings on Liver Cancer (Multikinase inhibitor-associated hand-foot skin reaction as a predictor...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Investigators publish new report on Oncology- Liver Cancer. According to news reporting originating from Ibaraki, Japan, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To investigate the relationship between the onsets of multikinase inhibitor- associated hand-foot skin reaction and prognosis und
8/14/18 - Findings from Kitano Hospital in Pancreatic Research Provides New Insights (Analysis of Prognostic Factors in Pancreatic Metastases: A Multicenter...
Findings from Kitano Hospital in Pancreatic Research Provides New Insights. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly New research on Gastroenterology- Pancreatic Research is the subject of a report. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Kitano Hospital, "This retrospective study of 39 Japanese tertiary referral
8/14/18 - Findings in the Area of Lymphoid Tissue Reported from University Hospital (SNAI2 and TWIST1 in lymph node progression in early stages of NSCLC...
Findings in the Area of Lymphoid Tissue Reported from University Hospital. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from University Hospital, "We studied a retrospective cohort of 160 consecutive surgically treated NSCLC patients with available frozen tumor samples for expression of EMT markers, inducers, and transcription factors.
8/14/18 - Findings on Ostomy Reported by Researchers at Sahlgrenska University Hospital (A Prospective, Explorative Study to Assess Adjustment 1 Year After...
Findings on Ostomy Reported by Researchers at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly A new study on Surgery- Ostomy is now available. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Sahlgrenska University Hospital, "All consecutive patients who had undergone nonemergent or emergency surgery
8/14/18 - Fire at Myanmar hospital forces several patients to evacuate [Big News Network (United Arab Emirates)]
YANGON, Myanmar- A hospital in Myanmar s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department at a large hospital caught fire. According to reports, a massive fire broke out at the Yangon General Hospital& #39 s cancer department, which forced hospital authorities to evacuate 60 patients on stretchers. According
8/14/18 - First Israeli patient gets startup's knee cartilage-regrowing implant
Team of surgeons implant CartiHeal's scaffold into a 30- yea- old woman's knee at Hadassah Medical Center, August 2018. Team of surgeons implant CartiHeal s scaffold into a 30- year old woman s knee at Hadassah Medical Center; August 2018. The idea is to capture patients who are still active and to try to treat them before they reach the n
8/14/18 - Four WVU Medicine hospitals recognized in 2018-'19 Best Hospitals list [The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va.]
Aug. 13 MORGANTOWN President and CEO of the WVU Health System said Monday rankings from U.S. News and World Report show employees and patients hospitals in the system are upholding their duty to provide high quality healthcare. Four WVU Medicine hospitals were recognized by U.S. News& World Report as part of its 2018-' 19 Best Hospitals in the
8/14/18 - From hospital to rehab -the great Mediccare scam
This is one of my all time favorites- the "Hospital to Rehab" scam. A Medicare assisted living center client needs to go to the hospital usually dehy dration, a urinary tract infection or some "non-life-treatening" reason. The person istransported to a hospital ER and the batteryof tests begins.
8/14/18 - Government hospital treatment costs more [Tehran Times (Iran)]
Patients are saying they were told to pay RM400 for medicine that only cost about one third to half in private hospitals. But in March, after hearing that the charge had gone up for tamoxifen, she called up IKN to enquire about it and was told that it would cost her RM400 for the supply. Doctors in private hospitals said it cost RM120 to RM150 for
8/14/18 - Hospital seeks volunteers [Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Ind.]
Aug. 13 Logansport Memorial Hospital is seeking customer-focused individuals to join its service-oriented volunteer groups and help continue its tradition of delivering compassionate patient care, the hospital announced in a press release. Volunteers can choose to be part of one, two or all three groups with service opportunities available at...
8/14/18 - HSS Extends Network to Aspen
HSS, the New York- based health system that includes Hospital for Special Surgery, is forming a strategic co-management partnership with Aspen Valley Hospital and its OrthoAspen specialist group, to provide the world's most advanced orthopedic care to Aspen community members and visitors. Hospital for Special Surgery has been ranked the No. 1 ort
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