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2/11/16 - 'We won't let any patient suffer because of strikes' [Newcastle Journal (England)]
Medics were on the region's picket lines from 8 am yesterday and told The Chronicle the public was behind their fight with the Government. Charles Johnson, 26, a third-year junior doctor at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, was protesting outside the city hospital. Sandip Nandhra, 30, a junior doctor who has worked at the University Hospital of
2/11/16 - An Antidote to the COBRA Trap
Medicare has strict rules for enrollment. Most seniors are automatically signed up for Medicare Part A, the portion of the program that covers hospital care, when they turn 65.. Another is a cancer survivor who, having met her deductible under her employer-sponsored plan, wanted to complete her chemotherapy regimen before switching to Medicare.
2/11/16 - Anambra Hospital Performs Five Open Heart Surgeries
A team of medical doctors based in the United States of America, USA, under the auspices of Global Eagle Foundation, has performed open heart surgeries on five patients at St. Joseph's Hospital, Adazi Nnukwu in Anaocha Local Government Area, Anambra State. The doctors were led by Dr Joe Nwiloh, an indigene of the state and the operation was carried
2/11/16 - Baptist Health's Miami Cancer Institute joins Memorial Sloan Kettering alliance [The Miami Herald]
Feb. 10 The region's largest nonprofit hospital system, Baptist Health South Florida, announced a high-profile partnership Wednesday with the nationally regarded Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for the new $400 million Miami Cancer Institute under construction next to Baptist Hospital Miami in Kendall and scheduled to open later this year.
2/11/16 - Belton Regional Medical Center earns ACR Accreditation in Nuclear Medicine
Belton Regional Medical Center- part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City's leading healthcare provider-has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology. "Belton Regional Medical Center is proud to earn this top level of accreditation for the imaging service
2/11/16 - Celebrity stylist offers his services to cancer patients suffering hair loss [Newcastle Journal (England)]
The Northern Centre for Cancer Care at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital is working with a charity set up by the international snipper, for patients affected by hair loss. Trevor, patron and founder of the charity, said: "We are going to be helping so many more people in the North East with our partnership working with the Northern Centre for Cancer Car
2/11/16 - CEP America Announces Expansion of Anesthesia Practice as Physicians of Morpheus Anesthesia Inc. Vote to Join Partnership
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics& Government Week The anesthesia practice line for CEP America, one of the nation's largest democratic physician partnerships, will expand once again when the physicians of Lodi, Calif.- based Morpheus Anesthesia Inc. join the Partnership on April 1. CEP America partners with hospitals and facilitie
2/11/16 - Court rejects hospital staff's petition [Daily Tribune (Bahrain)]
A former private hospital receptionist was sent to jail yesterday after she lost her appeal in an embezzlement case. The receptionist was earlier handed down three months behind bars for pocketing BD5, 000 from her employer. The defendant had been assigned to coordinate doctors' appointments in the hospital.
2/11/16 - Doctor's protest creates hurdles for patients
On the call of protest against the government health reforms Yong Doctors Association and Health Employees Coordination observe protest in all hospitals of Peshawar and the patients face hurdles in public health hospitals here on Wednesday. The protested employees were observe protest in Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, Hayatabad Medical Complex and
2/11/16 - Doctors take to the picket lines again [Western Daily Press (UK)]
Drivers passing hospitals beeped their horns, and some passersby even joined the lines at hospitals from Taunton to Swindon as the striking doctors protested at the deal which would see them cover more weekend shifts. The bitter row between Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and junior doctors intensified during the strike, with doctors slamming the...
2/11/16 - DSS official assaults UCH nurse over patients ...NNANM goes on 48 hrs strike
The peace at the University College Hospital was, on Monday evening, truncated when a nurse at the hospital's accident and emergency unit was said to have been assaulted by a Deputy Director at the DSS, over a misunderstanding on patients brought in dead. The nurse was said to have been slapped and her head knocked on the wall by the security opera
2/11/16 - Dublin's Beaumont Hospital says 'stay away unless emergency' [Big News Network (United Arab Emirates)]
DUBLIN, Ireland- Dublin's Beaumont Hospital, one of the country's busiest emergency department has urged patients to stay away unless it is an emergency. The hospital that is already dealing with issues of overcrowding has said that it is currently instigating a number of measures to combat difficult conditions being experienced by patients and sta
2/11/16 - E-finance partners with University of Alexandria hospitals to institute electronic services, payment [Daily News Egypt]
E-finance, the electronic payment and collection gateway, signed a cooperation protocol with University of Alexandria hospitals to develop electronic services and payment methods for outpatient clinics. The agreement enables patients to pay fees electronically using mobile phones and electronic payment cards, including Visa and MasterCard, through.
2/11/16 - Effects of a 'Super A&E'
The data is coming in about the effects of cutting A&E facilities in regions where one hospital gets a "Super A&E" expansion at the expense of a nearby hospital. Professor Peter Tyrer, from Imperial College London, researched the consequences of 14 such consolidations and found that there were 50 additional deaths resulting from the closures.
2/11/16 - Findings on Breast Cancer Reported by Investigators at University Medical Center (MRI-guided single fraction ablative radiotherapy for early-stage...
Findings on Breast Cancer Reported by Investigators at University Medical Center. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly A new study on Oncology is now available. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from University Medical Center, "The tumors of 20 patients with early-stage breast cancer were delineated
2/11/16 - HEALTH Southcoast Health named among top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation for clinical outcomes
NEW BEDFORD Southcoast Health has received the Healthgrades 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. When you spend time in a Southcoast Health facility, whether as a patient or a visitor, it is clear that the mission of our employees is to deliver both clinical excellence and personalized care that is unmatched, said Kei
2/11/16 - Healthy outlook on IHH's Gleneagles Medini [New Straits Time (Malaysia)]
KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Bank Bhd remains upbeat on IHH Healthcare Bhd's newest hospital, Gleneagles Medini, following its position as the only tertiary hospital in the area and its world- class specialist treatment offered to both local and foreign patients. Besides that, AmInvestment said, the hospital has been approved for Singaporeans to use
2/11/16 - Hospitals get facelift, but far from better service delivery [Daily Monitor, The (Uganda)]
Palma Mindraa, an enrolled midwife, found attending to about 40 expectant mothers alone at Kiryandongo Hospital, says although the hospital structures look better after refurbishment, the challenge of inadequate staffing has remained a major impediment to health service delivery to Ugandans. Kiryandongo General Hospital, one of the nine hospitals w
2/11/16 - Hospitals in paralysis: Paramedics across Hazara suspend health services
The protesting paramedics, nurses and technical staff forcibly locked doctors' rooms in OPDs, laboratories, radiology departments at all district and tehsil headquarter hospitals, including Ayub Medical Complex. We treat 2,000 to 2,400 patients daily in the OPD at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Hospital and Women and Children Hospital, BBSH Medical...
2/11/16 - Hunt must take peace initiative
While they and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt both vie for the mantle of being the patients' real friend, hundreds of operations and medical procedures are having to be cancelled as a result of the industrial action taking place. But Mr Hunt is obdurate. The way Mr Hunt interprets higher death rates at hospitals at weekends differs greatly from the w
2/11/16 - Junior staff strike again over contracts
"That was the feeling among junior doctors on the picket line outside Sandwell Hospital duringsecond national strike in the space of a month. Junior doctors- all medics below consultant level- have accused secretary of state for health Jeremy Hunt of' trying to kill the NHS' and feel they have been left with no choice but to strike. First year foun
2/11/16 - LHC Group and Baton Rouge General Announce Joint Venture [National News Agency (Lebanon)]
-LHC Group and Baton Rouge General today announced a new joint venture agreement that will enhance home care service in Baton Rouge and help to seamlessly transition patients from the hospital to the home. LHC Group has a proven history of successful hospital partnerships that are enhancing post-acute care for patients around the nation, and we are
2/11/16 - Look Good Feel Better Program offered at hospitals and cancer centers beginning Feb. 22
The American Cancer Society announced its 2016 winter/spring schedule for the Look Good Feel Better Program at hospitals and cancer centers in Nassau and Suffolk. The program offers cancer patients free workshops and educational resources that provide professional guidance and instruction on beauty, skin care, cosmetics, nail care and hair loss.
2/11/16 - Medicare Program: Notice of Seven Membership Appointments to the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment
SUMMARY: This notice announces seven new membership appointments to the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment. The purpose of the Panel is to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services concerning the clinical integrity of the Ambulatory Payment...
2/11/16 - Medics back out on strike as dispute rumbles on [Bath Chronicle (England)]
Amanda Cameron health reporter@ AmandaSCameron| 01225 322204 Junior doctor John Sykes with other protesters at the main entrance to Bath's Royal United Hospital PICTURE: Artur Lesniak BAAL20160210A-020 BATH Bath junior doctors ended a 24- hour strike at the Royal United Hospital this morning. The industrial action,...
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