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5/24/15 - 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
5/24/15 - Analysis: CRMC operates at high margin as state hospitals see shrinking margins [The Sentinel, Carlisle, Pa.]
One of the few hospitals to buck that trend is Carlisle Regional Medical Center, which not only reported an increase in its total margin from three years ago, but also reported one of the largest operating margins in the state in fiscal year 2014.. Community Health Systems purchased CRMC, as well as Lancaster Regional, in January 2014. Other hospit
5/24/15 - Doctors should not be allowed to do both private and NHS work
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Science Private practice directly affects the quality of care that NHS patients receive and doctors should not be allowed to work "on both sides of the divide", writes a senior doctor in The BMJ this week. John Dean, a consultant cardiologist at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Hospi
5/24/15 - Emergency department opioid prescribing
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health BOSTON, MA- The Emergency Department is at the convergence of the opioid epidemic as emergency physicians routinely care for patients with adverse effects from opioids, including overdoses and those battling addiction, as well as treating patients that benefit from opioid use.
5/24/15 - Enhancing emergency medical care for seniors could reduce hospital admissions
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science Applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the number of geriatric patients admitted to intensive care units, possibly extending lives and reducing Medicare costs, according to a three-year analysis by Mount Sinai researchers set to be published in t
5/24/15 - FILMS ON PRESCRIPTION AND MUSIC IN THE WARDS ; ...these are just some of the proposals from a health board's art strategy [Wales on Sunday (Wales)]
These are just some of the initiatives included in the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board's Arts in Health strategy to enhance patients' experience of healthcare. The health board has started the strategy at its main hospitals- including Morriston and Singleton Hospitals in Swansea, the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend and Neath P
5/24/15 - Findings from Research Hospital Broaden Understanding of Heart Disease (Association between Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and Contrast-Induced...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Heart Disorders and Diseases have been published. According to news reporting from Antalya, Turkey, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Contrast-induced nephropathy is associated with significantly increased morbidity and mortality after percutaneous corona
5/24/15 - Job Spotlight with Rodney McQueen, a supply chain technician [Columbus Ledger-Enquirer]
May 24 Rodney McQueen doesn't interact personally with any patients at Midtown Medical Center in Columbus. But he sees his job at the Columbus Regional Health hospital as a critical cog in the health-care engine. The Ledger-Enquirer visited with McQueen recently at Midtown Medical Center.
5/24/15 - Medics must be real deal [Sunday Mirror (England)]
After psycho nurse Victorino Chua was jailed for 35 years for murdering two patients at Stepping Hill Hospital it's been revealed that his qualifications were never properly checked and may have been fake. On the same day I heard some NHS boss on the radio saying how difficult it is for hospitals to check the qualifications of foreign nationals.
5/24/15 - Medics must be real deal [Ulster Region] [Sunday Mirror (England)]
After psycho nurse Victorino Chua was jailed for 35 years for murdering two patients at Stepping Hill Hospital it's been revealed that his qualifications were never properly checked and may have been fake. On the same day I heard some NHS boss on the radio saying how difficult it is for hospitals to check the qualifications of foreign nationals.
5/24/15 - Missing patient bled to death in hospital toilet ; Anger of widow who found his body [Sunday Mirror (England)]
Allan Hawdon's body was only discovered by his partner when she arrived on a visit to find him missing from his bed. Staff told Susan Lyon he had gone outside to make a call- even though his phone was on his bedside table. An investigation by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman discovered Mr Hawdon had gone to the toilet three hours earl
5/24/15 - Missing patient bled to death in hospital toilet ; Anger of widow who found his body [Ulster Region] [Sunday Mirror (England)]
Allan Hawdon's body was only discovered by his partner when she arrived on a visit to find him missing from his bed. Staff told Susan Lyon he had gone outside to make a call- even though his phone was on his bedside table. An investigation by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman discovered Mr Hawdon had gone to the toilet three hours earl
5/24/15 - New Findings from University of Gothenburg in the Area of Heart Disease Reported (Pre-hospital prediction of death or cardiovascular complications...
New Findings from University of Gothenburg in the Area of Heart Disease Reported. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly New research on Heart Disorders and Diseases is the subject of a report. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the University of Gothenburg, "Multiple logistic regression was used
5/24/15 - Obesity linked to increased health care costs after plastic surgery
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health After common plastic surgery procedures, obese patients have more complications and make more hospital visitsleading to higher healthcare costs, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Su
5/24/15 - Reports from Research Hospital Provide New Insights into Heart Disease (Red Cell Distribution Width Predicts Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Patients...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly New research on Heart Disorders and Diseases is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating from Ankara, Turkey, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "We investigated the relationship between red cell distribution width and contrast-induced nephropathy in pati
5/24/15 - Studies from New York Methodist Hospital Have Provided New Data on Heart Attack (Cerebrovascular Events After a Primary Percutaneous Coronary...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Heart Disorders and Diseases have been published. According to news reporting originating from Brooklyn, New York, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction are at increased risk of cerebrovascular event
5/24/15 - Using fresh whole blood lowers patients' exposure risk in child heart surgery
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science Infants and children who undergo heart surgery are better off receiving fresh whole blood transfusions from a single donor, compared to receiving component blood from multiple donors, according to new research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "Using fresh whole blood
5/24/15 - Who benefits from a catheter and who doesn't? New guide aims to protect patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health ANN ARBOR, Mich. What's the only thing worse than having a urinary catheter when you're in the hospital? Many hospitals currently use a short list of appropriate and inappropriate urinary catheter uses published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009.. "In general,
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 - Analysis: CRMC operates at high margin as state hospitals see shrinking margins [The Sentinel, Carlisle, Pa.]
One of the few hospitals to buck that trend is Carlisle Regional Medical Center, which not only reported an increase in its total margin from three years ago, but also reported one of the largest operating margins in the state in fiscal year 2014.. Community Health Systems purchased CRMC, as well as Lancaster Regional, in January 2014. Other hospit
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
5/23/15 - Gastro cases rises in Larkana [Pakistan Press International]
Gastroenteritis cases have increased in Larkana district due to hot weather as the mercury has so far touched 49 degrees here coupled with worst electricity load shedding duration in the district. Even the hospitals are facing worst power failures while healthcares are exempted of load shedding world over. Duty doctors at Chandka Medical College Ho
5/23/15 - Growing Need to Deliver Better Patient Care Drives Adoption of High Acuity Information Systems, According to a New Report by Global Industry... [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]
Growing Need to Deliver Better Patient Care Drives Adoption of High Acuity Information Systems, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.. -Follow us on LinkedIn- High acuity environment in hospitals, including intensive care units, operation rooms and emergency departments, are equipped with various medical devices that generate
5/23/15 - Identifying whether a patient is conscious and will recover is often difficult, expert says [The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City]
May 23 Traumatic brain injury patients regularly are misdiagnosed as vegetative when actually they are at a higher level of consciousness, a medical ethics expert said in a recent talk at OU Children's Hospital. Joseph Fins, a medical ethics professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, said patients with brain injuries sometimes are as
5/23/15 - Inside the Pounds 95m hospital set to start revolution [Newcastle Evening Chronicle (England)]
WELCOME to the new Pounds 95 m North East hospital which aims to revolutionise health care in the UK. We have been given special access to the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital at Cramlington ahead of its opening next month. The new hospital is the result of 10 years' work led by clinical teams at Northumbria Healthcare, and will b
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