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7/29/15 - Ambulance staff will be offered more cash to work busy periods ; HEALTH [Derby Evening Telegraph (England)]
THE ambulance service for Derby- shire has produced an action plan to improve performance after missing targets for responding to 999 calls. East Midlands Ambulance Service is proposing to offer staff more money to work during periods of high demand, will apply for a loan of Pounds 13 million for new ambulances from the Government, and has put scre
7/29/15 - Baptist Health South Florida Hospitals Named Best in Region by U.S. News & World Report [Professional Services Close - Up]
Baptist Health South Florida was recognized by U.S. News& World Report for being among the best, with two hospitals on the "Best Regional Hospitals" list. Baptist Hospital said it ranked as the No. 1 hospital in all of South Florida, tops among Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach county hospitals, and No. 6 in the state of Florida. Homestead
7/29/15 - BIOTRONIK Becomes First Manufacturer of Single- and Dual-Chamber Pacemakers and ICDs Approved for Use in 3 Tesla MRI Scans Worldwide [Global Data Point]
Maurizio Lunati, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy. ProMRI System Check allows physicians to verify whether a patient's individual BIOTRONIK device and lead combination is MR conditional, and under which scanning conditions. "Along with the development of tools like the ProMRI System Check website, our continued effort to gain MRI approval for all o
7/29/15 - Blaze Bioscience Announces Open Enrollment for Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Tumor Paint BLZ-100 in Patients with Solid Tumor Cancers
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Blaze Bioscience, the Tumor Paint Company , a biotechnology company focused on guided cancer therapy, announced expansion of its Phase 1 program into multiple additional tumor types. The study is currently active at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, WA under the direction of principal inve
7/29/15 - Caravan of Mercy donates blankets to hospitals
The beneficiaries are Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, which received 510 blankets; Bwiam Hospital, 200 blankets; Serrekunda General Hospital, 130 blankets; Sheikh Zaid Eye Care, 50 blankets and Farato Health Centre, 21 blankets. Baba Njie, chief executive officer, Serrekunda General Hospital, also hailed the NGO for the move, saying the don
7/29/15 - CAUTI Survey of Infection Control Experts Shows Shortcomings of Foley Catheter
Results of a national survey of infection control experts highlight the shortcomings of the widely used Foley urinary catheter. The new findings may help explain why catheter-associated urinary tract infections have become the nation s largest single source of dangerous hospital-acquired infections and remain the most problematic nosocomial...
7/29/15 - Cleveland Clinic ambulances [National, The (United Arab Emirates)]
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi will use two ambulances from National Ambulance for transport between facilities and international patient airport transfers. The hospital said it had formed a partnership with National Ambulance, whose paramedics will staff the vehicles along with critical-care nurses from the hospital. The service is part of the hospita
7/29/15 - Consumer Reports Investigation Reveals How Hospitals Can Make Patients Sick
YONKERS, N.Y., July 29, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Hospitals are thought to be sterile, safe environments where sick people get better, not sicker. But that's not always the case according to a new investigation by Consumer Reports into hospital-acquired infections.. Every year an estimated 648,000 people in the U.S. develop infections during a
7/29/15 - Consumer Reports study on infections rates several WNY hospitals below-average [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
July 29 Medina Memorial Hospital ranked poorly in a new national rating of hospital-acquired infections by Consumer Reports. Of the other area hospitals examined, five received the second-worst overall ranking: Olean General, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical, Mercy, Kenmore Mercy in the Town of Tonawanda, and Kaleida Health, which includes four hos
7/29/15 - Consumer Reports: Seattle-area hospitals get low marks for stopping infections [The Seattle Times]
July 29 Many of the Seattle area's largest and best-known hospitals may fall short when it comes to preventing patients from acquiring potentially deadly infections during their stays, a new analysis shows. One high-profile hospital Swedish Medical Center's Cherry Hill campus received the magazine's lowest rating for avoiding infections overa
7/29/15 - Findings from Research Hospital in the Area of Carcinomas Reported (Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy with Volumetric-modulated Arc Therapy for...
Findings from Research Hospital in the Area of Carcinomas Reported. According to news reporting originating from Milan, Italy, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To appraise the role of volumetric-modulated arc therapy in the neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy management of advanced medium and distal oesophageal cancer in terms of toxicity and.
7/29/15 - Findings in the Area of Biochemistry Reported from Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital (Treatment of acromegaly in the era of personalized and predictive...
Findings in the Area of Biochemistry Reported from Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital. According to news reporting originating in Badalona, Spain, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "Acromegaly is a chronic disorder usually diagnosed late in the disease evolution. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Germans Trias i Pujol Hos
7/29/15 - Findings on Engineering Detailed by Researchers at Children's Hospital (Tissue-engineered autologous vaginal organs in patients: a pilot cohort study)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering Data detailed on Engineering have been presented. According to news originating from Mexico City, Mexico, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Several disorders might require vaginal reconstruction, such as congenital abnormalities, injury, or cancer. Our news journalists
7/29/15 - Franklin Hospital construction project debated [Saudi Press Agency (Saudi Arabia)]
In preparation for future discussion on whether Franklin Hospital can afford an $8.2 million construction project, board members were advised Monday there is no rush for making a final determination. Part of the entire scope of the work is mandated by the state s Central Management Services in order for the hospital to remain eligible for Medica
7/29/15 - Govt fails to provide medical cover to citizens
Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the provision of medical help to the citizens was the. Al-Khidmat Mansoora Teaching Hospital on Monday. Sirajul Haq said that on one hand, billions were spent from the public exchequer on the medical facilities to the cabinet ministers and advisors while on the other hand, the gov
7/29/15 - Govt fails to provide medical cover to citizens: JI
Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the provision of medical help to the citizens was the responsibility of the government but all the governments in the country so far had failed on this front. He said this during his visit to the Al-Khidmat Mansoora Teaching Hospital on Monday. Sirajul Haq said that on one hand, b
7/29/15 - Healthcare improving for older Americans [Egypt Independent]
The number of deaths, hospital stays and healthcare costs decreased among older Americans on Medicare over the past 15 years, according to a new study. For the new study, the researchers used data on over 68 million people on Medicare, the US health insurance for the elderly and disabled. Between 1999 and 2013, they found deaths from any cause fell
7/29/15 - Holton hospital CEO testifies before Congress ; Carrie Saia urges subcommittee to pass legislation [Topeka Capital Journal (KS)]
The CEO of Holton Community Hospital told members of Congress on Tuesday that burdensome federal regulations are making it hard for rural hospitals to survive. Carrie Saia testified before the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health regarding two Medicare requirements that physicians supervise outpatient services and that hospitals
7/29/15 - Hospital owner faces sentencing Wednesday for massive fraud scheme [Chicago Tribune]
July 29 As the leader of a hospital in one of Chicago's most impoverished neighborhoods, Edward Novak often championed himself as a down-to-earth businessman who brought access to health care to those otherwise ignored. But federal prosecutors say Novak, the fabulously wealthy owner and CEO of Sacred Heart Hospital, in reality had a very differen
7/29/15 - Hospital trust meets A&E target ; In Brief [Grimsby Telegraph (UK)]
THE A&E target has been met by the trust in charge of Grimsby's hospital for the first time in nine months. A report put in front of the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust shows that during June, 96.8 per cent of patients were seen within the four-hour target set out under Monitor's key performance standards. Karen Griffiths, chie
7/29/15 - India : Robotics help Apollo Children's Hospital, Chennai transform the lives of 65 children from India and abroad [TendersInfo (India)]
Apollo Children's Hospital has once again showcased its expertise and technical know-how on implementing some of the latest technologies for the benefit of the patients. Surgeries performed at Apollo Children's Hospital using the da Vinci Robot provides patients with all the advantages like quicker discharge time, reduced discomfort and pain, minim
7/29/15 - Investigators at University Hospital Have Reported New Data on Dexamethasone Therapy (Corticosteroids augment BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib induced...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Researchers detail new data in Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting originating in Essen, Germany, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "We have previously demonstrated an impact of the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib on patient lymphocyte counts. The news reporters obtained a quote f
7/29/15 - Keep hospitals clean [Qatar Tribune]
This is in response to the news story about keeping patient care facilities clean. I must say that while it is great that we are always reminded by health experts to follow safe practices in hospitals, particularly in patient rooms, I believe it is our general responsibility to know what is best for our environment and for our family. I am aware of
7/29/15 - Lack of facilities in district hospitals haunts patients
Lack of facilities in district headquarter hospitals of Sindh are not only haunting poor patients but also increasing burden on government sector tertiary-care hospitals of Karachi, especially Civil Hospital Karachi and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center. Though the government of Sindh is running teaching hospitals in Larkana, Sukkur, Nawabshah and
7/29/15 - Lack of facilities in district hospitals haunts patients [Pakistan Press International]
Lack of facilities in district headquarter hospitals of Sindh are not only haunting poor patients but also increasing burden on government sector tertiary-care hospitals of Karachi, especially Civil Hospital Karachi and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. Though the government of Sindh is running teaching hospitals in Larkana, Sukkur, Nawabshah and
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