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4/19/14 - Failing HSE is in urgent need of care [Eire Region] [Mirror (UK)]
THE revelations that mental health patients are being moved into locked wards because of cutbacks is shocking but not surprising. Due to our cash-strapped HSE, a psychiatric ward is being shut down, meaning people will have to move to another hospital. Mum Amanda Donegan said some patients are going to die over the lack of facilities.
4/19/14 - Hospital choir's Easter celebration ; BRIEFLY [South Wales Echo (UK)]
A HOSPITAL choir has celebrated its first anniversary by entertaining more than 250 patients and staff at an Easter concert. Lead chaplain Avril Dafydd-Lewis said: "It has been a great year and we've certainly grown as a choir having done a number of concerts here at the hospital and elsewhere." Peter Welsh, the hospital's general manager, added: "
4/19/14 - Michael Wagner, MD, FACP named President and Chief Executive Officer of Tufts Medical Center in permanent capacity
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News The Tufts Medical Center Board of Trustees announced that it has voted unanimously to appoint Michael Wagner, MD, FACP as President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children on a permanent basis. Wagner's performance in the interim CEO role over the past six m
4/19/14 - PATIENTS SUFFER AS CUTS CLOSE WARDS ; Mum claims mentally ill son put at risk [Eire Region] [Mirror (UK)]
MENTAL health patients are being forced from a peaceful hospital into stressful locked wards due to cutbacks, we can reveal. Patients at St Stephen's Hospital in North Cork will be transferred to the nearby Mercy Hospital as an entire ward is being shut. Amanda Donegan, who has a 26- year-old son Joseph in the facility, said she is devastated by th
4/18/14 - Al Kaly screenings set Saturday [The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. :: ]
April 18 Pueblo's Al Kaly Shrine unit will host free screenings Saturday for children who have orthopedic problems or health issues. Patients determined to need further care usually are referred to one of 22 Shriners International hospitals nationwide that specialize in orthopedic and burn treatments. Shriners International also pays for orthotic
4/18/14 - All Children's Hospital Chief Patient Safety Officer Named to American Academy of Pediatrics Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Executive Committee
Brigitta Mueller, Chief Patient Safety Officer at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, to serve as a member of the executive committee of the Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. Mueller joined All Children's Hospital in September of 2013 and works closely with physicians, other clinicians and hospital leaders on a range of
4/18/14 - All Children's Hospital Chief Patient Safety Officer Named to American Academy of Pediatrics Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Executive...
St. Petersburg, Fla. April 18, 2014 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has selected Dr. Brigitta Mueller, Chief Patient Safety Officer at All Children's Hospital(http://www.allkids.org/body.cfm?id=396&action=detail&ref=1280) Johns Hopkins Medicine, to serve as a member of the executive committee of the Council on Quality Improvem
4/18/14 - American College of Surgeons and Safe Surgery 2015 Leaders Discuss Outcomes, Vision for South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist Initiative
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week On Tuesday, Apr. 1, the American College of Surgeons, in partnership with Safe Surgery 2015 and the South Carolina Hospital Association, hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum South Carolina, bringing together surgeons and other health care leaders to discuss the successes a
4/18/14 - Baker named hospital 'Employee of Year' [Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas :: ]
April 18 CORSICANA Navarro Regional Hospital has named Sandy Baker as 2013 Employee of the Year. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year. "Health care requires a special blend of great people skills, tireless energy and the ability to work well under pressure," said Ricky Villarreal, interim Chief Executive Of
4/18/14 - Becker's Ranks UTSW Among Nation's 100 Best Hospitals
The University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center issued the following news release:. The publication stated the Medical Center has "one of the most renowned faculties of physicians, scientists, and researchers in the south," noting UT Southwestern's five Nobel Prizes laureates, 19 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 18 members of
4/18/14 - Beijing hospital opens lung cancer treatment center [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
A private hospital in Beijing has begun to provide comprehensive medical treatment for lung cancer, which has become the number one disease leading to death in China. The Beijing United Family Hospital opened a Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Center on Thursday, with support from an expert medical team at Capital Medical University's Lung Cance
4/18/14 - Beijing hospital opens lung cancer treatment center [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]
A private hospital in Beijing has begun to provide comprehensive medical treatment for lung cancer, which has become the number one disease leading to death in China. The Beijing United Family Hospital opened a Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Center on Thursday, with support from an expert medical team at Capital Medical University's Lung Cance
4/18/14 - BISP to expand insurance coverage to its beneficiaries
Waseela-e-Sehat comprises of Group Life Insurance and Health Insurance coverage for the BISP beneficiary families. The pilot phase of Health Insurance was launched in Faisalabad district in April 2012 and approximately fifty nine thousand beneficiary families were enrolled in the programme while eight hospitals in the district were empanelled
4/18/14 - BRIEF: Feds: Nurse stole pain meds from veterans at St. Louis hospital [St. Louis Post-Dispatch :: ]
April 17 ST. LOUIS A nurse from Chesterfield has been indicted on federal charges and accused of stealing pain medicine both from the John Cochran Medical Center in St. Louis and from patients, prosecutors said Thursday. Richard Goldman, 59, submitted false paperwork to the Veterans Health Administration to get pain medicine for his own use, bu
4/18/14 - Cardiologist who improperly referred patients to hospitals must pay $1M [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette :: ]
April 17 A cardiologist in Ohio must pay a $1 million penalty for submitting false claims to Medicare and improperly referring patients to two hospitals following an investigation by federal authorities in Wheeling. Devender Batra, president of Belmont Cardiology, will pay that amount for causing Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional
4/18/14 - Code of conduct for health service employees and managers [TendersInfo (India)]
Tenders are invited for Code of conduct for health service employees and managers the recent health information and quality authority report into the safety, quality and standards of services provided to patients, including pregnant women, by the health service executive at risk of clinical deterioration, including those provided in university hosp
4/18/14 - Dismayed by govt, altruists set up cardiology ward
After remaining disappointed by the Punjab government, the local philanthropists established a well-equipped Cardiology Ward at Daska Civil Hospital on self help basis through generous donations. Five months ago, after the decades-long wait, the government had established Cardiology Department at Daska Civil Hospital in a hurry without providing...
4/18/14 - Doctors donate blood to save patients [Kolkata] [Times of India]
KOLKATA: Sourav Mallick, 30, gets blood transfusion at Medical College and Hospital Calcutta's Thalassemia Day Care Centre every week. Admitted at the same hospital with blood cancer is Dibyendu Saha, 23. After every chemotherapy, he needs blood continuously for three weeks. So it was a rare sight at the seminar room of the hospital's Institute of
4/18/14 - DPH and Red Cross Unveil New Tool to Track Injured Patients and Reunite Families During Mass Casualty Incidents
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued the following news release:. The Department of Public Health has joined forces with the American Red Cross of Massachusetts and area hospitals to develop a groundbreaking patient tracking database called Patient Connection, which will more effectively coordinate the process of reuniting injured..
4/18/14 - Durant Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma to Pay $1.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuit
Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma issued the following news release:. The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma, located in Durant, Oklahoma, and its parent, Health Management Associates, Inc., have agreed to pay $1,065,000 to the United States and $435,000.00 to the State of Oklahoma to resolve allegations that the hospital billed So
4/18/14 - Findings from General Hospital in the Area of Health-System Pharmacy Described
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week Investigators discuss new findings in Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting from Houston, Texas, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "The pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, clinical efficacy, and safety of a first-in-class protein synthesis inhibitor for use in treatment-resistant chro
4/18/14 - Findings from Good Samaritan Hospital Update Knowledge of Nursing Research
For more information on this research see: Pain, Perceptions, and Perceived Conflicts: Improving the Patient's Experience. Nursing Clinics of North America, 2014; 49: 53-60, VI. Nursing Clinics of North America can be contacted at: W B Saunders Co-Elsevier Inc, 1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Ste 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2899, USA. Our news corr
4/18/14 - Findings on Hepatic Encephalopathy Reported by Researchers at University Hospital
According to news reporting from Leuven, Belgium, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Refractory hepatic encephalopathy remains a major cause of morbidity in cirrhosis patients. Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting W. Laleman, Dept. of Liver and Biliopancreatic Disorders, University Hospital...
4/18/14 - Fitch Affirms Nationwide Children's Hospital (OH) Rev Bonds at 'AA'; Stable Outlook [Professional Services Close - Up]
STRONG MARKET PLAYER: NCH is a major player in the Columbus market due to its dominant market share in pediatric services and ability to recruit pediatric subspecialists as well as its research and education focus. NEW PATIENT TOWER COMPLETE: NCH completed its 12- story new patient tower in addition to a new research tower and underground parking o
4/18/14 - Gridders visit WVU Children's Hospital [The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. :: ]
April 18 Clad in blue and gold, a group of substitute Easter bunnies made sure the patients at WVU Children's Hospital weren't overlooked Thursday. WVU football players Jared Barber, Terrell Chestnut, Sean Walters, Vernon Davis, Jewone Snow, Wendell Smallwood and Isaiah Bruce, along with assistant director of football operations Quincy Wilson, vi
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