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10/22/14 - 11 new dialysis machines approved for Benazir Bhutto hospital
Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif has approved 11 dialysis machines for Benazir Bhutto Hospital Rawalpindi. Chief Minister Punjab has accorded approval to provide 5 machines for hepatitis, 3 for HCV Positive, 2 for HBSA G Positive and one machine for reverse unit. The approval of 11 dialysis machines has sent a wave of jubilation among the
10/22/14 - 20 Men in Mangochi on ARV's Develop Breasts
Twenty men in the Eastern region district of Mangochi have developed breasts after they shifted from taking the second provided type of Antiretroviral drugs to the first ones, Malawi24 has learnt. According to Christopher Kandionamaso, Coordinator for Dignities International, one of the patients underwent an operation at Mangochi district hospital
10/22/14 - 4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection [Chicago Tribune]
Oct. 22 Four Chicago hospitals will treat potential Ebola patients, and federal officials announced more strict guidelines for handling those cases, even as a nurses union continued to push Tuesday for additional measures. City officials confirmed that Rush University Medical Center, University of Chicago Medical Center, Northwestern Memorial Hos
10/22/14 - Aortic Valve Stenosis Treatment in Thailand by Phyathai 2 International Hospital
Phyathai 2 International Hospital s Heart Center uses the latest techniques and technology available to investigate any heart conditions and provide the best treatment for patients of all ages, being the leader in every area of cardiac care in Thailand. Recently, the number of the patients who have Aortic valve stenosis has significantly increas
10/22/14 - Brainlab: First Patient Treated with New Brainlab Contouring Software for Arteriovenous Malformation Radiosurgery
Luke s Radiation Oncology Centre at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, where clinicians used the software to confidently differentiate the AVM nidus from related arteries and veins. Beaumont Hospital used Elements SmartBrush Angio to plan and deliver a frameless radiosurgery treatment to a 30- year-old male patient who was experiencing seizur
10/22/14 - BRIEF: Abu Faour: Lebanese hospitals prepared for Ebola [The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon]
Oct. 22 BEIRUT The government-run Rafik Hariri Hospital is equipped to receive any potential Ebola-infected individual who enters Lebanon, and other big hospitals will be ready to do so in the next couple of weeks, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Wednesday. "Within two weeks, 11 big hospitals equipped with more than 100 beds will be fully
10/22/14 - BRIEF: AnMed recognized as chest pain center [Anderson Independent Mail, S.C.]
Oct. 21 ANDERSON COUNTY AnMed Health Medical Center has been accredited as a type of chest pain center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. The society recognized AnMed as a "chest pain center with PCI," according to the Anderson- based hospital. The amount of time AnMed patients wait to receive the procedure is about half the nationa
10/22/14 - BRIEF: DeTar volunteers purchase golf cart ambulance [Victoria Advocate, Texas]
Oct. 22 The DeTar Healthcare System volunteer auxiliary group purchased a golf cart ambulance to improve the patient's experience to and from the hospital pad. Lynn Lukas, president of the volunteer group, said they purchased the $20,000 golf cart ambulance in August because they saw a need. William Blanchard, chief executive officer of the DeTar
10/22/14 - CA Hospitals, Nurse Leaders Issue Statement in Response to Ebola Outbreak [Global Data Point]
"The California Hospital Association, the Association of California Nurse Leaders, American Nurses Association-California, and other professional health care organizations, are working to ensure that patients and the health care workforce are protected and that hospitals are prepared to respond if an Ebola case occurs in California.
10/22/14 - Calgary Scientific Partners with OnBase by Hyland to Extend Web and Mobile Image Access
Calgary Scientific Inc., a company known for creating transformative technology for the medical industry and beyond, has announced a partnership with OnBase by Hyland to extend mobile image-access capability to its enterprise content management platform. OnBase is exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, has been named a leader in
10/22/14 - City hospitals gear up for emergencies during Diwali [Dehradun] [Times of India]
Those headed for Doon Hospital in case of an emergency should redirect to Coronation Hospital instead, as the former's six-bedded burn ward has been shifted to the latter. "We have two plastic surgeons and a burn ward with 25 beds, but we are hoping that citizens have a safe Diwali and no accidents are reported," said Dr Sanjay Sadhu, plastic surg
10/22/14 - Dengue cases resurface in Coimbatore [Coimbatore] [Times of India]
COIMBATORE: Coimbatore has been witnessing an increase in the number of dengue and viral infection cases over the last three weeks, doctors said. "In our ward, presently, there are three patients with dengue and some others who are suffering from symptoms, pointing to the same," said Dr A Jaleel Ahmed, a paediatrician at G Kuppusamy Naidu Hospital
10/22/14 - Dengue deluge in Mumbai leads to bed crisis in hospitals [Mumbai] [Times of India]
MUMBAI: Every fourth hospital bed in the city seems to be occupied by a fever, dengue, malaria or typhoid patient. Mumbai has around 40,000 hospital beds, with the private sector contributing 50% while the state and BMC-run hospitals constituting 22% and 28% respectively. Andheri resident Taher Kapasi faced the crisis first hand on Friday when he w
10/22/14 - Ebola Doctor Appeals for Blood
Paye Gbamie said since the holding center was renovated by ArcelorMittal and subsequently turned over to the Nimba Ebola task force, blood shortage has posed a serious challenge. He said if patients have access to blood donation it will help them to overcome the virus, and appealed to residents of Nimba to go to the Ganta Hospital to donate blood.
10/22/14 - ER congestion causes hospital to issue alerts, but no patients turned away [The Frederick News-Post, Md.]
Oct. 22 In the past year, Frederick Memorial Hospital's emergency department was so busy on 45 different occasions it might have had to send ambulances to another hospital. John Molesworth, chairman of emergency medicine at the hospital. In the past year, the state data reported that the hospital was on yellow alert 45 times, with the longest per
10/22/14 - Findings from Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital Broaden Understanding of Chemotherapy (Development and cross-validation of prognostic...
Findings from Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital Broaden Understanding of Chemotherapy. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Investigators publish new report on Drugs and Therapies. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, "Lung adenocarcinoma...
10/22/14 - Findings from Hospital Center Broaden Understanding of Pneumonia (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in adults)
According to news reporting from Washington, District of Columbia, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus has become one of the leading etiologies of nosocomial pneumonia as a result of an increase in staphylococcal infections caused by methicillin-resistant strains paired with extended ventilatory...
10/22/14 - Findings from Queen Elizabeth Hospital Broaden Understanding of Liposarcomas (Prognostic Factors and Outcome of Spermatic Cord Sarcoma)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Research findings on Oncology are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting from Birmingham, United Kingdom, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To evaluate management and outcome in a large series of patients with spermatic cord sarcomas, a rare malignancy. The news correspon
10/22/14 - Findings from Tata Memorial Hospital Update Understanding of Chemotherapy (Neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery in very locally advanced...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Fresh data on Drugs and Therapies are presented in a new report. According to news reporting from Maharashtra, India, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The median survival of technically unresectable oral-cavity cancers with non surgical therapy is 2-12 months. The news correspondents ob
10/22/14 - Findings on Osteosarcomas Discussed by Investigators at University Children's Hospital (Influence of the folate pathway and transporter polymorphisms...
Findings on Osteosarcomas Discussed by Investigators at University Children's Hospital. According to news reporting originating from Ljubljana, Slovenia, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone malignancy that occurs mostly in adolescents. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from...
10/22/14 - Fitch Removes Berkshire Health System, MA Revs from Rating Watch & Upgrades Rtg to 'A-'; Otlk Stable [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Fitch Ratings has removed from Rating Watch Evolving and upgrades to' A-' from' BBB+' the rating on the following outstanding debt issued by Berkshire Health System:. Debt payments are secured by a pledge of the gross revenues of the obligated group and a mortgage pledge on the core Berkshire Medical Center campus The legal requirements include a l
10/22/14 - Fitch Upgrades Sky Lakes Medical Center (OR) Revs to 'A-'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has upgraded to' A-' from' BBB+' the rating on the following revenue bonds issued by Klamath Falls Intercommunity Hospital Authority on behalf of Sky Lakes Medical Center, OR:. $16,160,000 series 2012 fixed rate bonds;. CONTINUED BALANCE SHEET GROWTH DRIVES UPGRADE: Supported by five years of strong profitability and cash flows, SLM
10/22/14 - Free-market system set for healthcare [Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)]
If approved, the law will establish a national health insurance fund that will take responsibility for money management away from the Health Ministry. "People in Bahrain deserve the best medical treatment and we are looking to provide them with a range of choices that doesn't force them into government hospitals," said Minister of State for Defenc
10/22/14 - GE Healthcare and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden Partner to Improve the Treatment of Pelvic Cancer [Global Data Point]
Caradigm, a joint venture between GE Healthcare and Microsoft, is a global healthcare IT company focusing on Clinical Decision Support systems.&# x0D;. GE Healthcare will be updating the imaging platform continuously with advanced technology throughout the whole contract period.&# x0D;. This represents an important opportunity for knowledge transfe
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