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5/4/16 - 2,500 operations cancelled in year
Board members at the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital Trust, which runs both sites, said the results amounted to' very poor patient experience'. A total of 2,538 procedures were cancelled between April 2015 and March 2016. The trust was hit particularly hard during December when 41 operations did not go ahead- with reasons including a loss of
5/4/16 - 3M Unveils Intelligent Inhaler Designed to Help Control Spiraling Costs of Respiratory Disease
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Research shows that an estimated 334 million people have asthma worldwide, and 65 million people have moderate to severe COPD- a number that is expected to rise 24 percent by the year 2034 to make COPD the world's third leading cause of death. As cases increase, driven by the aging population,
5/4/16 - (linji yo):Low-price medicine [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]
Recent media reports have suggested that supplies of some low-price yet crucial medicines have run out nationwide. Some patients have even had to postpone surgery until hospitals can get the medicines they need. According to professionals in the pharmaceutical industry, dozens of cheap medicines disappear from the domestic market every year, which
5/4/16 - AN audit conducted by the [...]
AN audit conducted by the Royal College of Physicians suggests that 40,000 hospital patients a year are subject to' do not resuscitate' orders without their families being consulted.
5/4/16 - Bahraini Officers Cuff Prisoners' Hands, Feet During Treatment in Hospitals [FARS News Agency]
TEHRAN- Sources close to prisoners held at Bahrain's Jaw Central Prison said that the prison officials decided to tie up all prisoners' hands and feet during transfers to hospitals while the detainees were receiving treatment. The source told the Bahrain Mirror that the procedure were conducted on prisoners sentenced to 10- year terms or more, whil
5/4/16 - BRIEF: Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Locked Down After Bomb Threat Called In [The Hartford Courant]
May 04 NEW LONDON Lawrence+ Memorial Hospital was briefly placed on lockdown and patients were diverted to other hospitals Tuesday afternoon after a threatening phone call was received, according to hospital officials. Michael O'Farrell, director of communications for the hospital, said that a bomb threat was phoned in to the hospital's emergen
5/4/16 - Doctors shut down Ondo hospitals over non-payment of 5 months salaries [Sun, The (Nigeria)]
Medical and non-medical activities in all the government hospitals in Ondo were yesterday grounded as doctors in the employment of the government shut down all hospitals in the state. The doctors, who converged on the Mother and Child Hospital, Ondo as early as 7.00 am, closed the gate leading to the hospital and prevented any activity from taking
5/4/16 - Dose of Reality
New Castle Fire Department, Henry County EMS, Henry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky State Police, Henry County Coroner and Air Methods responded to the scene. Two patients were treated at the scene, three were transported by ambulance to local hospitals, one was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital and one was pronounced dead at the sce
5/4/16 - Enterovirus infections reach epidemic level: CDC
According to CDC monitoring statistics, a total of 11,174 patients sought outpatient or emergency treatment at hospitals for enterovirus infection between April 24 and April 30, up 25.. CDC Director-General Steve Kuo said that when enterovirus infections enter epidemic levels and enterovirus 71 is the main virus, the CDC will set up a command cente
5/4/16 - Families demand refunds for cancer treatment [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]
Three top government and military health authorities have jointly launched an investigation into the Second Hospital of the Beijing Armed Police Corps, the National Health and Family Planning Commissions aid on Tuesday. The commission said on Monday that it and other ministries have set up a team to probe search engine giant Baidu to see whether mi
5/4/16 - Families demand refunds for cancer treatment [China Daily: US Edition]
Three top government and military health authorities have jointly launched an investigation into the Second Hospital of the Beijing Armed Police Corps, the National Health and Family Planning Commissions aid on Tuesday. The commission said on Monday that it and other ministries have set up a team to probe search engine giant Baidu to see whether mi
5/4/16 - Families not consulted in resuscitate [...]
Families not consulted in resuscitate decisions Tens of thousands of patients are having do not resuscitate orders imposed without their families' consent, an audit has found. Hospitals are failing to tell relations that they do not intend to attempt potentially lifesaving techniques to save their loved ones, according to the Royal College of Physi
5/4/16 - Families not consulted in resuscitate decisions
Tens of thousands of patients are having do not resuscitate orders imposed without their families' consent, an audit has found. Hospitals are failing to tell relations that they do not intend to attempt potentially lifesaving techniques to save their loved ones, according to the Royal College of Physicians. The audit's chairman Professor Sam Ahmedz
5/4/16 - GHA study finds Phoebe Putney Health System generates $1.2 billion economic revenue [The Albany Herald, Ga.]
May 04 ALBANY Phoebe Putney Health System generated more than $1.2 billion in revenue for the local and state economy in 2014, according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association. "A hospital is an important part of a community's infrastructure, and this report shows that Phoebe continues to have an enormous positive impact on Sou
5/4/16 - Google given access to healthcare data of up to 1.6 million patients
A company owned by Google has been given access to the healthcare data of up to 1.6 million patients from three hospitals run by a major London NHS trust. DeepMind, the tech giant s London- based company most famous for its innovative use of artificial intelligence, is being provided with the patient information as part of an agreement with the
5/4/16 - Govt Directs Hospitals to Treat Gunshot Victims Without Police Clearance
The foreign graduates were successful in the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria assessment held from April 6 to 8, which enables them to practice in the country. Mr. Adewole urged them to treat patients on emergency before asking for money, adding that life is more precious than money. Mr. Adewole, who noted some of the challenges in the profess
5/4/16 - Here are the 3 most common opioid treatments [The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester]
Molly Rossignol of Concord Hospital. By far the cheapest treatment option, methadone clinics charge between $10 to $17 per day. New Hampshire has methadone clinics in Concord, Hudson, Keene, Manchester, Somersworth, West Lebanon and Newington.
5/4/16 - Heritage Valley Beaver nurses enter contract negotiations [Beaver County Times, Pa.]
May 03 BRIGHTON TWP. Contract negotiations for more than 500 registered nurses at Heritage Valley Beaver hospital will begin Wednesday, according to officials from the Service Employees International Union. Lisa Colatruglio, a registered nurse who works in the hospital's cardio pulmonary unit, said the union's goal is oriented around "quality h
5/4/16 - Investigators from China Medical University and Hospital Zero in on Methadone Therapy (Genome-Wide Pharmacogenomic Study on Methadone Maintenance...
Investigators from China Medical University and Hospital Zero in on Methadone Therapy. According to news reporting out of Taichung, Taiwan, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Methadone maintenance treatment is commonly used for controlling opioid dependence, preventing withdrawal symptoms, and improving the quality of life of heroin-dependent...
5/4/16 - Jinja Hospital Medical Interns Strike Over Allowances
A medical interns strike at Jinja hospital has entered day three. The 16 intern doctors laid down their tools on Sunday to protest against nonpayment of their allowances for the last four months. An intern doctor, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they haven't been paid their allowances and salaries for the months of January, February, Marc
5/4/16 - Knee Reconstruction Devices is Expected to Dominate the "Global Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction Market Trends and Forecast 2022"
Global Joint Reconstruction Devices Market - Trends and Forecast to 2022 - By Product (Knee Reconstruction, Hip Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, Upper Extremity, Spinal, Others), By End-User (Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Orthopedic Clinics, Hospitals, Others), By Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Rest of the World)
5/4/16 - Kuhn new VP of patient care
XENIA& BEAVERCREEK- A nurse for 35 years, Brenda Kuhn strives to provide the best care possible to her patients and, in her new leadership role as Vice President of Patient Care for Soin Medical Center and Greene Memorial Hospital, she believes it is an opportunity to impact more patients at once. Kuhn received her nurse training at Kettering Colle
5/4/16 - Kumi's hospital where even the morgue is dead [Observer, The (Uganda)]
Florence Asero sits on a wooden bench, barefoot, with a tattered lesu covering her arms. Her eyes are droopy and body weak. Asero is among hundreds of outpatients who have turned up today to receive malaria treatment at Atutur hospital in Kumi district.
5/4/16 - Kumi's Hospital Where Even the Morgue Is Dead [opinion]
Florence Asero sits on a wooden bench, barefoot, with a tattered lesu covering her arms. Her eyes are droopy and body weak. Asero is among hundreds of outpatients who have turned up today to receive malaria treatment at Atutur hospital in Kumi district.
5/4/16 - Lagos, Ife Teaching Hospitals Record Surgical Feats
The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital has successfully carried out its first Bone Bridge surgery as well as Cochlear Implant surgery on three patients without inputs from expatriate medics, the state Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris, disclosed yesterday. Also, its sister institution, the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Comple
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