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10/31/14 - Abivax Strengthens Executive Management Team With Senior Appointments [Global Data Point]
Hartmut Ehrlich, M.D., CEO of ABIVAX and supported by both the Board of Directors and the Company's Scientific Advisory Board.&# x0D;. Karl Birthistle is a physician with broad experience in a number of therapeutic areas, gained as he progressed from a Cardiology Intern in Dublin to Senior Registrar in Virology at George's Hospital Medical School i
10/31/14 - Accuray and Lausanne University Hospital Join Forces to Offer Patients Personalized Radiation Therapy Treatments
Accuray Incorporated today announced a long-term collaboration with Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland covering the CyberKnife and TomoTherapy Systems. At Lausanne University Hospital, patients will now have access to the newest CyberKnife and TomoTherapy Systems on the market. "Accuray continuously strives to provide clinicians and
10/31/14 - Adjumani Hospital incinerator blows up [Daily Monitor, The (Uganda)]
The incinerator at Adjumani Hospital, which was built four years ago, has burst due to overheating. For the past four months, support staff at the hospital have been dumping medical waste within the enclosure of the incinerator instead of burning it. According to the 2013-2014 annual health sector performance report, Adjumani Hospital registers 11,
10/31/14 - Albert-Ludwigs-University Reports Findings in Medical Genetics (Microdeletion 5q14.3 and anomalies of brain development)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Genomics& Genetics Weekly Data detailed on Genetics have been presented. Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting A. Hotz, Institute of Human Genetics, Albert-Ludwigs University Medical Centre Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany. Additional authors for this research i
10/31/14 - Area doctors get a crash course in dealing with Ebola [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
One example: A standing-room-only crowd of more than 100 doctors, medical residents and students on Thursday watched a detailed "Grand Rounds" presentation on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus that was also televised to health personnel at Erie County Medical Center and the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In another sign of preparations,
10/31/14 - ARMC receives low marks for safety in report [Times-News, Burlington, N.C.]
The report also showed that ARMC's scores were below average in having the right staff level to prevent safety problems, and below average in uses of standard safety procedures. Alamance Regional Medical Center received a D for patient safety this week in a report based on a semiannual study conducted by The Leapfrog Group. ARMC's grade in spring 2
10/31/14 - Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals, Health Systems With Great Heart Programs
Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014-15 edition of its list "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Heart Programs." This is the fifth time Becker's Hospital Review has compiled this list and the third time it has included 100 hospitals. For this year's list, the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusi
10/31/14 - Bed Space Is Our Biggest Challenge - LASUTH Board
The newly constituted Management Board of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH has identified bed space as its biggest challenge. Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof. Adewale Oke however admitted that the numerous challenges faced by the hospital enabled it grow in manpower and development of means and structures.
10/31/14 - Brass city emerges as illegal e-waste disposal hub [Bareilly] [Times of India]
MORADABAD: The city is fast emerging as the new hub of unauthorized disposal of e-waste, exposing labourers as well as residents to killer toxic fumes. Patients and pregnant women had to be rescued from their houses while a few had to be admitted to hospitals nearby, "said Noman Mansoori, president of handicraft welfare society who lives in the are
10/31/14 - BRIEF: A good reason to laugh [Glendale News-Press, Calif.]
Oct. 30 More than 1,000 people attended a fundraiser at the Alex Theatre this past Sunday for cancer awareness. The event, called Laugh 4 A Cause, featured actor, comedian and producer Vahik Pirhamzei, comedian K-von, the Allen G. Orchestra and a lineup of singers and entertainers. Guild events benefit the Glendale Adventist Medical Center Cancer
10/31/14 - BRIEF: Sacramento-area hospitals earn "A" ratings for patient safety [The Sacramento Bee]
Oct. 30 Nearly a dozen Sacramento- area hospitals earned top-rated safety scores from The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.- based nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. In the Sacramento region, Sutter Health hospitals that earned a top-scoring "A" rating were Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, Sutter Auburn
10/31/14 - Call for more private clinics and hospitals [Peninsula, The (Qatar)]
DOHA: Several citizens have called for more private clinics and hospitals, especially in areas outside the city to address the continuing rush at the Hamad General Hospital, the largest healthcare provider in the country. They have also called for upgrading the standards of private facilities to attract more citizens, who traditionally have a prefe
10/31/14 - CardioKinetix Enrolls Patients in Parachute Device for Treatment of Heart Failure [Professional Services Close - Up]
CardioKinetix reported the enrollment of patients in Parachute China, a multi-center trial to evaluate the minimally invasive Parachute Ventricular Partitioning Device for the treatment of heart failure. Gao Runlin, M.D, Chief Cardiologist, Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, principal investigator of the trial, said, "I am thrill
10/31/14 - Cataracts can be treated both quickly and easily ; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE [Bristol Evening Post (England)]
If your vision is deteriorating because of this condition, you can be treated quickly at The Chesterfield Hospital in Clifton, which opened a year ago. He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, in London, and worked there for a year as a consultant before moving to Bristol in April 2011. Mr Girgis says: "Most of my work involves cataracts- I am a cata
10/31/14 - CHIME Presents Memorial Healthcare and Iatric Systems with 2014 Collaboration Award
Iatric Systems, Inc., a comprehensive healthcare IT integration company, and its longtime customer Memorial Healthcare today received the 2014 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives Collaboration Award. Memorial Healthcare, based in Owosso, Michigan, and Iatric Systems earned the award by partnering to help the 150- bed hospital en
10/31/14 - CORRECTING and REPLACING Dignity Health Whistleblower Case Returns over $36 Million to the Federal Government
Today, Nolan Auerbach& White announces the successful resolution of its client s 5- year-long civil False Claims Act case against Dignity Health. The settlement involved claims submitted by the Dignity Hospitals that met, inter alia, all of the following criteria: For beneficiaries whose length of stay after inpatient admission was day or less;
10/31/14 - Data from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Provide New Insights into Chemotherapy (History of chronic comorbidity and risk of chemotherapy-induced febrile...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week Investigators publish new report on Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting originating in Los Angeles, California, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia is a clinically important complication that affects patient outcome by delaying chemotherap
10/31/14 - Data from University Hospital Advance Knowledge in Epilepsy (Memory outcome one year after stereotactic interstitial radiosurgery in patients with...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Investigators publish new report on Neurological Disorders. According to news reporting out of Freiburg, Germany, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Epileptic seizures caused by hypothalamic hamartomas are highly pharmacoresistant. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the resea
10/31/14 - Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC Advises Primary Critical Care Medical Group, Inc. in its Sale to Team Health, Inc.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Burbank, California- based Primary Critical Care Medical Group, Inc., a leading hospital and critical care medicine physician practice, in the sale of its operations to Team Health, Inc., one of the nation's largest
10/31/14 - Dignity Health Whistleblower Case Returns over $36 Million to the Federal Government
Today, Nolan Auerbach& White announces the successful resolution of its client s 5- year-long civil False Claims Act case against Dignity Health. The settlement involved claims submitted by the Dignity Hospitals that met, inter alia, all of the following criteria: For beneficiaries whose length of stay after inpatient admission was day or less;
10/31/14 - DNV GL - New international certification program addresses urgent hospital infection concerns
ENP Newswire- 31 October 2014. Release date- 30102014- OSLO, NORWAY- Today, DNV GL announced the launch of its Managing Infection Risk Certification program- a rigorous new initiative aimed at transforming hospitals' processes and approach to mitigating infection risk. 'Every year, about 75,000 hospital patients with healthcare-associated infection
10/31/14 - Don't pay for wheelchair at this Haldwani hosp [Dehradun] [Times of India]
HALDWANI: The lack of scruples has reached a fresh low at the Soban Singh Jina Government Base Hospital in Haldwani. Cases have been reported of someone pretending to be a member of the staff, who offers the use of a wheelchair on payment of Rs 800 or so. Bhuvan Singh, 38, a resident of Bungajhina in Pithoragarh district of Kumaon division, said hi
10/31/14 - Dr. Jay Kaplan Elected as the American College of Emergency Physicians President-Elect [Global Data Point]
As a speaker and facilitator for Studer Group, Dr. Kaplan works with hospital leadership teams, emergency departments, medical groups and physicians to ensure the highest levels of clinical quality and service excellence. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kaplan has been honored with many awards, including Studer Group's
10/31/14 - Ebola scare draws barbs from nursing staff at hospital [Pretoria News (South Africa)]
A PATIENT with suspected Ebola was allowed to walk out of Addington Hospital on Wednesday when he decided he no longer felt sick, staff at the hospital have claimed. Professor Lucille Blumberg, from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases, confirmed the man had returned from work in Sierra Leone, become anxious about his health and been ref
10/31/14 - Ebola Studies Help Demystify Vulnerability to Virus
In one, researchers gathered data from 106 Ebola-stricken patients at the Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone from May 25 to July 18. John Schieffelin, one of the study's authors, told Reuters. The research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that age and the amount of virus in a given patient's blood appeared to be dete
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