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5/5/16 - 3 died in hospital outbreak possibly caused by scopes
Officials at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena confirmed in August that three patients were sickened but declined to say more about their condition. The hospital later told Olympus Corp., the scope's manufacturer, of the deaths, the Los Angeles Times reported. Olympus' report to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that the three patients had b
5/5/16 - 700 heart patients to get free of cost stents: Minister
He refuted the reports which predicted the lack of medical facilities at state-run hospitals in Balochistan, particularly in the provincial capital Quetta. He said: A patient suffering from cardiovascular diseases had to bear Rs 1.5 million expenditures on his medical operation, adding that but the Balochistan government purchased 500 stents which
5/5/16 - Action is needed not hollow words
Great-grandmother Caroline Fellows was somewhere she should have been safe and comfortable. But her experience at Sandwell Hospital made her final hours unbearable. Mrs Fellows' story is heartbreaking.
5/5/16 - American Shared Hospital Services Announces First Quarter 2016 Results Earnings Conference Call
American Shared Hospital Services, a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy solutions, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter 2016 results on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 3 pm Eastern Time/ 12 noon Pacific Time. Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 3 pm ET/ 12 noon PT. American Sh
5/5/16 - Art and fun flow at Rock Creek Manor
Thursday, the men's fellowship at Big Canoe Chapel in association with the Foundation for Hospital Art brightened the day for residents of Rock Creek Manor Assisted Living home, Cagle Mill Road, in Jasper. Carriger said the completed works, which will form a larger picture when hung together, will either remain at Rock Creek or possibly be donated
5/5/16 - Australia : Commitment to Mersey welcomed in Federal Budget [TendersInfo (India)]
The Hodgman Liberal Government welcomes the Federal Governments commitment to hospital services in Tasmania, and in particular support for the Mersey Community Hospital. This includes additional funding of up to $54 million secured by the Premier at COAG last month, and a funding guarantee for Tasmania. I welcome more than $21 million nationally to
5/5/16 - Australia : Labor gets it wrong on elective surgery [TendersInfo (India)]
Labor is ideologically opposed to using the private sector to improve health results; it seems Ms White would prefer people suffered in pain on waiting lists rather than get surgery in a private hospital. In contrast, the Hodgman Liberal Government is interested in results and we will not be bound by ideology in achieving better results for patient
5/5/16 - Barnes-Jewish Hospital Installs the Industry's First General Purpose Digital SPECT/CT
St. Louis, MO Doctors and researchers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis may be able to better diagnose and monitor diseases at a functional level with GE Healthcare's next-generation SPECT/CT system, Discovery NM/CT 670 CZT. This is one of the biggest nuclear medicine technological breakthroughs since the introducti
5/5/16 - Beijing military hospital halts services [Global Times]
"The hospital is now undergoing reorganization and will halt all its external services, including outpatient care, emergency treatment and hospitalization, until further notice," read an announcement released by the Second Hospital of the Beijing Armed Police Corps on Wednesday.The announcement came on the heels of health and military authorities'
5/5/16 - BioSyent Pharma Receives Health Canada Approval for New Urgent Care Product Using the Aguettant System(R)
BioSyent Inc. is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, BioSyent Pharma Inc., has received approval from Health Canada for a new urgent care product, phenylephrine hydrochloride injection in the Aguettant System pre-filled syringe, for use in hospitals and acute care settings. In addition to atropine sulfate injection, phenylephrine hydrochlor
5/5/16 - Born at Bluffton Hospital? We Want You!
Were all of your children born at Bluffton Hospital? Our patients have come to realize that Bluffton Hospital is a special place. We are extending a call to Bluffton Hospital babies of all ages!
5/5/16 - Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital Achieves Magnet(R) Recognition [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]
-Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital achieved Magnet recognition on April 28, 2016, as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. With this credential, Brook is one of only 436 healthcare organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. Hospitals to achieve Magnet recognition. "This achievement is a testament to the exem
5/5/16 - Cancer case hospital closes for investigation [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
The military hospital involved in a case in which a dying cancer patient accused search engine giant Baidu of providing misleading medical treatment information suspended all its services on Wednesday for a "thorough investigation". Jana Chow, manager for media relations at Stanford Health Care, said in an e-mail to China Daily on Wednesday, " Stan
5/5/16 - Cancer Treatment Centers of America lays off 81 in Zion [Chicago Tribune]
May 04 Cancer Treatment Centers of America has laid off 81 employees at its medical center in north suburban Zion, a company spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday. The layoffs represent 5.6 percent of the Zion hospital's workforce, spokeswoman Kristen Gerlach said in an email. In addition to the Zion facility, it has hospitals in Arizona, Georgia, Okla
5/5/16 - Cardiovascular Systems Shares Final Three-Year ORBIT II Results at 2016 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Annual Meeting
ST. PAUL, Minn.& ORLANDO, Fla. Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., today shared three-year results from its pivotal ORBIT II study in a featured clinical research presentation at the 2016 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions conference in Orlando, Florida. Jeffrey Chambers, of Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute, Mercy Hospi
5/5/16 - Children's Specialized Hospital Gets Some Extra Care from ImageFIRST New Jersey
On March 4th of this year, ImageFIRST New Jersey volunteered for a day at the Children's Specialized Hospital. The Children's Specialized Hospital, which has thirteen branches throughout New Jersey, provides both inpatient and outpatient care for children who face special health problems. The Children's Specialized Hospital treats challenges such a
5/5/16 - Chinese Acupuncture a Blessing for Namibians
Many Namibians continue to testify to the benefits of the Chinese Acupuncture treatment offered by Chinese doctors at the Katutura hospital in the capital Windhoek. Yu Jiwei, head of the Chinese Acupuncture department at Katutura intermediate hospital said that every month there are between 500 and 600 patients. "Acupuncture treatment is effective
5/5/16 - CMC MRI machine awaits repair for 3 years [Pakistan Press International]
The MRI machine installed in Chandka Medical College Hospital in 2013 has been non-functional for last three years, causing serious hardships for the poor patients in diagnosing their ailments. These deficiencies include; online UPS is not working, dry film imager is not installed, non-ferrous hand held metal has not been supplied, patients monitor
5/5/16 - CNA Hospital Liability Claim Report Addresses Serious Adverse Events That Result In Patient Harm
A recent announcement from researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine highlighted that medical errors at hospitals and other large healthcare facilities should rank as the third leading cause of deaths in the United States. The findings of the CNA Hospital Professional Liability Claim Report 2015: Stepping Up to Quality Healthcare
5/5/16 - Data on Gynecologic Cancer Reported by Researchers at University Hospital [Developing and implementing a complex Complementary and Alternative (CAM)...
Data on Gynecologic Cancer Reported by Researchers at University Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Data detailed on Oncology have been presented. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from University Hospital, "Data synthesis Data synthesis The final complex intervention consists of three...
5/5/16 - Dialysis, kidney surgery start at Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital
The provision of Dialysis and kidney surgery facility for the patients has been started in the newly established Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital Mingora Swat. MS Dr Ghulam Rehmani while talking to media persons on Wednesday said that the hospital is completely working and the patients are being treated with modern machinery free of cost.
5/5/16 - Doctors decide to punish the patients, spare rulers
There is complete strike at the Civil Hospital and the Bolan Medical University Hospital in support of their demands. It is the extreme action on the part of the young doctors to suspend healthcare and treatment of poor, oppressed and suppressed patients reaching the Government hospitals from far flung areas of Balochistan. With this decision, the
5/5/16 - Findings on Endometriosis Reported by Investigators at Greenville Health System (Surgical removal of endometriotic lesions alters local and systemic...
Findings on Endometriosis Reported by Investigators at Greenville Health System. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Researchers detail new data in Women's Health- Female Genital Diseases and Conditions. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Greenville Health System, "Academic teaching hospital and
5/5/16 - Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute is First in Tampa to Offer Alternative to Long-Term Warfarin Medication for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute was the first hospital in Tampa to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation an alternative to long-term warfarin medication with the newly approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Implant. Since first offering the procedure in April of 2015, Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute doctors...
5/5/16 - Germany : Healthcare providers unlock value of On-Demand Patient Data with SAP HANA [TendersInfo (India)]
SAP SE today announced that a consortium of U.S. hospitals and health systems is using SAP HANA platform to analyze patient data from multiple sources in an accelerated and agile fashion to address the emerging challenges of value-based healthcare. Like many healthcare providers in the United States, this consortium experienced limitations due to..
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