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5/23/15 - 12 California hospitals fined by state health officials [San Jose Mercury News]
Hospitals fined for the five other deaths included the deaths of a pregnant woman and her unborn child at Glenn Medical Center in Willows, fined $50,000; Mercy Medical Center in Merced, fined $100,000; Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley, fined $75,000; and Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista, fined $50,000. Other hospitals pe
5/23/15 - Dentist gives up practice, license after parent protest and state investigation [The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville]
May 22 Embattled Jacksonville dentist Howard Schneider, who closed his Southside office after weeks of protests by parents of patients and former patients, a patient parents' lawsuit and a state investigation, has voluntarily relinquished his licence to practice. The action follows his voluntarily resignation on May 7 from the Wolfson Children's
5/22/15 - $8.2M addition planned for AnMed [Anderson Independent Mail, S.C.]
May 22 A large hybrid operating room, one that puts detailed imaging technology in the same room where surgeries are performed, is soon to be added at AnMed Health Medical Center. The $8.2 million expansion will give AnMed the ability to perform minimally invasive and robotic surgeries using the latest da Vinci XI surgical robot, hospital spokesm
5/22/15 - 'Unless we have the conversation, we cannot help' ; Patients urged to discuss dying with doctors [Hull Daily Mail (England)]
As a new report shows dying patients are being let down by poor health care, care of the dying at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham has been rated among the best in the country. However, services at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital have secured a "good" rating by the Care Quality Commission. Dr Patmore said: "
5/22/15 - /R E P E A T Media Advisory - Registered Nurses to Picket Finance Minister's Office/
-Registered Nurses from the Mississauga Hospital, a site of Trillium Health Partners, will be picketing the constituency office of the Hon. The RNs, members of the Ontario Nurses' Association, are demonstrating their objection to the recent cuts of 15 RN positions from areas where patients need RNs' expertise and skills the most, including in: the
5/22/15 - 13 pvt hospitals in Chattisgarh under scanner [Raipur] [Times of India]
RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh government has taken action against 13 private hospitals across state for alleged failure to provide proper facilities to patients under the health insurance schemes. The registration of three hospitals of Durg district- Suraj Nursing Home, Sahyog Hospital and Pragya Hospital for conducting treatment under these schemes, were..
5/22/15 - 7 jailed for running unauthorised hospital in Joypurhat
Joypurhat, May 22 A mobile court here on Thursday sentenced seven people, including a physician, to one year jail on charge of fraud through setting up an unauthorised hospital in Khetlal upazila of the district. The convicts are Sultan Mahmud, manager of Asthma Hospital, its staff Faruk Hossain, physician Rasheda Begum, supervisor Nasima Ezaz, acc
5/22/15 - ADVISORY: Hundreds to Converge on Hamilton and Niagara to Protest Hospital Cuts, Closures & the Privatization of Hospital/Home Care Services
Hamilton and Niagara's local public hospital and home care services are at serious risk from cuts, closures and privatization. In Hamilton, many hospital services have been slashed and closed in recent years because of budget cuts, including the cancer lodge, fertility clinic, Breathworks Program for patients with lung disease, and an entire emerge
5/22/15 - America's 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Recognized by the Women's Choice Award(R) [Daily News Egypt]
According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., and the leading cause of adult disability. The Women's Choice Award seal is the only credential that integrates clinical excellence from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and consumer experience, to provi
5/22/15 - Apple and IBM extend partnership to Apple Watch [New Vision (Uganda)]
Changes made to Apple s Mobile Enterprise Apps webpage show IBM s MobileFirst for iOS apps have been extended to support Apple newest platform: Watch OS. One of the first apps to get the Apple Watch treatment is Hospital RN. The Hospital RN app for iOS uses iBeacon technology to accurately identify patients by location so nurses can easily fi
5/22/15 - Are you being 'observed' in the hospital? Seniors, you might get a hefty bill [Bangor Daily News, Maine]
Posted May 21, 2015, at 5:44 a.m.. If you're a Medicare enrollee who has been hit by an unexpected medical bill, you might be familiar with the term "observation status." Why are hospitals doing this, why is it costing seniors money and how is Maine responding?
5/22/15 - Asia-Pacific Healthcare Industry Outlook 2015
The research service provides an analysis of the healthcare market in Asia-Pacific. The regional scope of this research service includes China, India, Japan, Australia, and Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Over 6 million smartphones, wearables, and remote patient monitoring devices will be shipped to APAC in 2015. Asian companies will streng
5/22/15 - Awareness campaign given a lift [Newcastle Journal (England)]
STAFF at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead have been taking part in Dementia Awareness week. Medics on Ward 23 and the Sunniside Unit helped to raise awareness with a cream tea for all of their patients, many of them living with dementia. Friends and family were invited to come on the ward and join in to encourage everyone to enjoy some swe
5/22/15 - Cancer Survivor Celebration set for June 2 [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]
May 22 ProMedica Flower Hospital will have its annual Cancer Survivor Celebration on June 2, with an ice cream social for former patients as well as families, nurses, doctors, and caregivers. "It's a chance for patients to get together they may have met sitting side by side in the chemo chair and become friends," Ms. Johnson said. A patient ca
5/22/15 - CEO: LaGrange would have voice in Emory-WellStar deal [LaGrange Daily News, Ga.]
May 22 A potential affiliation deal between WellStar and Emory heath systems is more than a year out, but when and if it happens, LaGrange's only hospital could undergo yet further changes. West Georgia Health announced Tuesday its board of trustees voted to sign a letter of intent to affiliate with WellStar. In the background, WellStar, the
5/22/15 - CHUK to Screen 3,200 Patients for Possible Surgery
The Central University Teaching Hospital of Kigali this week embarked on a seven-week screening and surgical drive to be conducted at five public hospitals countrywide. The exercise, that started on Monday, will see the first two weeks used for screening and the subsequent five weeks for surgery. "Orthopedic, neuro, urologic, plastic, and general
5/22/15 - CHUK to screen 3,200 patients for possible surgery [New Times, The (Rwanda)]
The Central University Teaching Hospital of Kigali this week embarked on a seven-week screening and surgical drive to be conducted at five public hospitals countrywide. The exercise, that started on Monday, will see the first two weeks used for screening and the subsequent five weeks for surgery. "Orthopedic, neuro, urologic, plastic, and general
5/22/15 - Clinical trials need a booster shot: Doctors [Mumbai] [Times of India]
"I was inducted into a clinical trial that was evaluating the merits of a focused radiation technique," said Smita at a meeting held in Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, on Wednesday. "Although the dry spell of nearly two years seems to have ended with a few new clinical trials being registered in the last four months, there is too little activity to
5/22/15 - Data from Aarhus University Hospital Provide New Insights into Stroke (MRI before intraarterial therapy in ischemic stroke: feasibility, impact, and...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Researchers detail new data in Stroke. According to news reporting out of Aarhus, Denmark, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Intraarterial therapy in acute ischemic stroke is effective for opening occlusions of major extracranial or intracranial vessels. Our news journalists obtaine
5/22/15 - Data from University Hospital Provide New Insights into Clinical and Experimental Immunology (The utility of the ISAC allergen array in the...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Investigators discuss new findings in Immunology. According to news reporting from Cardiff, United Kingdom, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "A diagnosis of idiopathic anaphylaxis following a detailed clinical assessment remains very challenging for patients and clinicians.
5/22/15 - Data on Critical Care Medicine Discussed by Researchers at University Hospital (Psychological experience of patients 3 months after a stay in the...
Data on Critical Care Medicine Discussed by Researchers at University Hospital. According to news reporting originating from Dijon, France, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The purpose was to describe psychological experiences of patients 3 months after a stay in the intensive care unit using qualitative methods. Our news editors obtaine
5/22/15 - Data on Nursing Research Detailed by J. Hwang and Co-Authors (Teamwork and Clinical Error Reporting among Nurses in Korean Hospitals)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Data detailed on Nursing have been presented. According to news reporting out of Seoul, South Korea, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "To examine levels of teamwork and its relationships with clinical error reporting among Korean hospital nurses. Our news journalists obtained a quot
5/22/15 - Data on Orthopedic Trauma Reported by Researchers at University of Pennsylvania Hospital (A Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal and Vascular Trauma...
Data on Orthopedic Trauma Reported by Researchers at University of Pennsylvania Hospital. According to news reporting originating in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Pediatric lower extremity vascular injuries present many issues: microvascular surgeons are usually unavailable to stand-alone pediatric...
5/22/15 - Data on thousands of patients stolen at New Jersey hospitals
Officials said an employee with Medical Management LLC gave away names, Social Security numbers and birthdates of patients. The company handles billing for The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck. Thousands of patients at White Plains Hospital in New York and the University of.
5/22/15 - Derriford patients praise care [Herald, The (Plymouth, England)]
THE majority of patients treated at Derriford Hospital feel they were well looked after by staff, according to a new independent survey. The study, commissioned by the Care Quality Commission, asked adults who were discharged from the hospital during June, July and August 2014 after having spent at least one night in hospital to rate various aspect
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