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2/25/17 - 'Amazing' nurse reaches awards final
A NURSE at Raigmore Hospital has been recognised for going above and beyond for his patients. David Armour, lead advanced nurse in inflammatory bowel disease, has reached the final of this year's British Journal of Nursing Awards. "The IBD nursing service at Raigmore Hospital received more responses than any other service in the UK, highlighting j
2/25/17 - 'This has been life changing in our emergency department': New intake process at Flager ER has cut wait times, increased efficiency
There are a lot of empty seats in the waiting room at the Flagler Hospital emergency room these days, but it's not because doctors and nurses there aren't seeing any patients. With just under 60,000 patients treated per year, the local ER is right on the cusp of handling a volume that the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services considers "very high
2/25/17 - Charleston Area Medical Center Reduces Congestive Heart Failure Readmissions with Patient Engagement Technology
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Charleston Area Medical Center has documented reduced readmissions for congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other chronic conditions. The four-hospital system in West Virginia reversed a trend of rising readmissions. CAMC and its Multidisciplina
2/25/17 - Chiredzi hospital owed $1,5m
Tawanda Mangoma in Chiredzi Chiredzi General Hospital officials yesterday revealed to the Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa that they are owed more than $1,5 million in unpaid dues by patients. Minister Parirenyatwa, who was completing his tour of hospitals in Masvingo province, visited Chiredzi General Hospital yesterday afte
2/25/17 - Dentist wins legal claim against trust
A CONSULTANT dentist who said he had become the victim of a witch hunt at a Shropshire hospital has won legal claims against his former employers. Mr Paul Dowsing, who specialised in treating mainly young patients, was consultant orthodontist at Telford's Princess Royal Hospital. He claimed detriment and constructive unfair dismissal against Shrews
2/25/17 - Dignity Health Glendale crowns 'Kings and Queens of Hearts' [Glendale News-Press, Calif.]
Feb. 25 Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday honored five of this year's patients who have overcome major heart ailments and become role models of recovery. The five patients, Karo Avanessian, Anik Narinians, Joe Selph, Suzy Zavala and Ludmila Gibbons all previously experienced a major cardiac event. Michelle Galanti, director of
2/25/17 - Findings from General Hospital Broadens Understanding of Aspartic Acid Endopeptidases (The Impact of Renin-Angiotensin System Blockade on Renal...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Research findings on Enzymes and Coenzymes- Aspartic Acid Endopeptidases are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting out of Jeju, South Korea, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Renin-angiotensin-system blockade is thought to slow renal progression in patient
2/25/17 - For the record [Point Pleasant Register, W.Va.]
Feb. 24 Mason County EMS. There were 111 patients taken to the area hospitals: 68 to PVH, 17 to HMC-G, 2 to HMC-P, 12 to SMH, 5 to CHH, 2 OSU, 2 Riverside Methodist and 1 to CAMC Teays Valley, 1 to Camden Clark and 1 to Jackson General. Report submitted by Karen Jones for Mason County EMS.
2/25/17 - HealthEast taps controversial company for psychiatry expansion [Star Tribune (Minneapolis)]
Feb. 25 St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul is adding inpatient psychiatric beds in an effort to address the critical shortage of mental health services in Minnesota and hiring an experienced but controversial behavioral health company to manage them. The HealthEast hospital is spending $7 million to renovate unused rooms and increase its total n
2/25/17 - Hospital records operating loss in January [The Daily Star-Journal, Warrensburg, Mo.]
Feb. 25 WARRENSBURG Patient revenue at Western Missouri Medical Center totaled $19,714,119 in January, 4 percent under budget but 12 percent more than January 2016, Chief Financial Officer Terri Bradley said Friday. Other revenue of $89,951 brought total operating revenue for the month to $7,710,350, up 15 percent over January 2016. Total inpat
2/25/17 - IASIS Healthcare announces new chief nursing officer [News Central Asia]
IASIS Healthcare has announced a new addition to its leadership team with Elizabeth Kearney accepting the role of Chief Nursing Officer for Mountain Vista Medical Center, a full-service hospital in east Mesa. Her passion for helping people helps to drive decisions with regards to both patients and colleagues, and shes earned the respect of them all
2/25/17 - MRI start-up Alzeca takes aim at Alzheimer`s disease [Tehran Times (Iran)]
The agent would offer an alternative to PET-based techniques for Alzheimer`s detection, such as Amyvid from Eli Lilly and Vizamyl from GE Healthcare. Most of this was performed by Ananth Annapragada and Jason Eriksen at Texas Children`s Hospital and the University of Houston. Medici is best known in radiology for spending 12 years as CEO of Bracco.
2/25/17 - PCHD moving low-income patient care [Weatherford Democrat, Texas]
Feb. 24 Low-income Parker County residents could soon be treated through Weatherford Regional Medical Center's residency program rather than Campbell Clinic, the Parker County Hospital District interim administrator said Thursday. Weatherford Regional Medical Center and Community Health System's doctors are currently required to treat Parker...
2/25/17 - PIMS new emergency block inaugurated
A new emergency block of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences was finally inaugurated on Friday observing pin drop silence- the new block will provide basic first aid facility to 60 per cent patients visiting the hospital, an official said. Minister of Capital Administration and Development Division inaugurated the new block which was constructed
2/25/17 - PVH installs lowest radiation dose CT scanners in the region [Point Pleasant Register, W.Va.]
Feb. 24 POINT PLEASANT Pleasant Valley Hospital has upgraded both of its computed tomography scanners with high-definition systems and software technology that reduces the amount of radiation emitted during CT tests by up to 50 percent without compromising the quality of the images, which is the lowest radiation dose in the area. In a continued
2/25/17 - Recent Findings in Cardiomyopathies Described by Researchers from University of Pennsylvania Hospital (Recovery of renal dysfunction after catheter...
Recent Findings in Cardiomyopathies Described by Researchers from University of Pennsylvania Hospital. According to news reporting out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Frequent ventricular premature depolarizations may cause cardiomyopathy, which often improves after VPD suppression. Our news journalists obtained.
2/25/17 - Researchers from Peijas Hospital Provide Details of New Studies and Findings in the Area of Obesity (Do Changes in Perioperative and Postoperative...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Current study results on Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Conditions- Obesity have been published. According to news reporting out of Lohja, Finland, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "The current understanding of prophylaxis of pulmonary complications in bariatric su
2/25/17 - Sidra Achieves International Accreditation for Adopting Advanced Information Technology in Patient Care [Qatar News Agency]
The accreditation was achieved for using electronic medical records and other supporting technologies to enhance the quality of care provided to patients and families at the Sidra Outpatient Clinic, It said in a press statement Saturday. It puts the Sidra Outpatient Clinic in the same exclusive league as some of the top technologically advanced hos
2/25/17 - State turns thumbs-down on Wilsonville psychiatric hospital [The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.]
Feb. 24 The Oregon Health Authority has rejected an application from a Pennsylvania healthcare company to build a 100- bed psychiatric hospital in Wilsonville. State officials said Universal Health Services failed to prove there was a need for the facility or that its planned $35 million facility offered the most efficient means to meet local req
2/25/17 - Study Findings on Cellulitis Are Outlined in Reports from Alfred Hospital (Transfer of care and overstay in the management of cellulitis in the...
Study Findings on Cellulitis Are Outlined in Reports from Alfred Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Investigators discuss new findings in Bacterial Infections and Mycoses- Cellulitis. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Alfred Hospital, "Data abstracted included patient...
2/25/17 - Tennova breaks ground on new Sango emergency center [Tehran Times (Iran)]
Tennova Healthcare- Clarksville officially set in motion Thursday morning the construction of its planned satellite emergency department just off Exit 11 of Interstate 24. The Clarksville regional hospital based on Dunlop Lane welcomed area community, business and healthcare leaders to a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the launch of work on the new
2/25/17 - The Medical Center of Aurora Opens New Pediatric Emergency Rooms
The new ER unit is part of the Pediatric Care network within the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children through HealthONE. The newly renovated space features five dedicated, private pediatric beds in an area decorated with bright, cheerful colors which may help to decrease anxiety in their youngest patients. The unit "s affiliation with Rocky Mountai
2/25/17 - UVMC Laboratory earns accreditation
TROY The College of American Pathologists has awarded accreditation to the Upper Valley Medical Center Laboratory based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP Accreditation Programs. I would like to thank everyone who works in the laboratory all three shifts who in one way or another serve our patients, said Dr.
2/25/17 - World's Most Expensive Hospitals Patronised By Rich Nigerians
At least 50 per cent of these patients travelling abroad are headed for destinations in Europe, Asia, America and other parts of the world. Not even the Ibom Specialist Hospital, Uyo, fashioned after the famous RAK Hospital, Dubai, is enough to stop Nigerians from seeking medical treatment abroad. In Asia, particularly India where high brow health
2/24/17 - Aarhus University Hospital Describes Findings in Critical Care Nursing (Patients' experience of thirst while being conscious and mechanically...
According to news reporting from Aarhus, Denmark, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Because of changes in sedation strategies, more patients in the intensive care unit are conscious. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Aarhus University Hospital, "Thirst is one such major problem, arising because the mechanical ve
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