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12/17/14 - 'hospitals at breaking point over cuts' [Eire Region] [Mirror (UK)]
CUTS to home hours and social care packages have led to the crisis in Beaumont Hospital, a councillor claimed yesterday. The Anti-Austerity Alliance politician Michael O'Brien said the trolley watch figures from the Irish Nurses' and Midwives' Organisation reflect how cuts have our hospitals at breaking point. Speaking about his visit to Dublin's B
12/17/14 - Arrowhead Regional nurses air grievances at Board of Supervisors meeting [San Bernardino County Sun, Calif.]
Dec. 16 SAN BERNARDINO Nurses from Arrowhead Regional Medical Center aired their concerns Tuesday to county supervisors over patient safety and a lack of experienced nursing staff at the hospital. It came a week after 1,250 nurses at the hospital did not show up for work and went on strike for two days after negotiations with the county over a
12/17/14 - Backus ready to trumpet primary care offerings in Waterford [The Day, New London, Conn.]
Dec. 17 WATERFORD In the same building where patients of Lawrence+ Memorial Hospital- affiliated doctors come for cardiology and diagnostic imaging services, The William W. Backus Hospital is offering primary care, orthopedic and physical therapy care. The Backus Family Health Center occupies the second floor of the Crossroads Professional Buil
12/17/14 - Belleville West student becomes an Eagle Scout [Belleville News-Democrat]
Dec. 17 Belleville West student John Paul Wilson, 15, is the newest Eagle Scout in Belleville Troop 19. His Eagle project benefited the cystic fibrosis patients at St. Louis Children's Hospital. The 21st Century After School Program and Lincoln Middle School in East St. Louis will present its winter theatrical production of "Little Red" at 4:15 p
12/17/14 - Bishops Appeal for More Help for Hospital
Bishops in West Africa have appealed for more help for a hospital in a region suffering many Ebola infections. Our health workers are at great risk and some have lost their lives, "said Father Paul Sandi, secretary general of the Catholic Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone. The Gambia and Sierra Leone bishops have asked La Asociacin Nacion
12/17/14 - Blessing Hospital Meets Stage 2 Meaningful Use Criteria With Infor
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, today announced Blessing Hospital's success with the Infor Cloverleaf Integration Suite, Infor's enterprise-caliber integration platform, and 15- year anniversary using the application. Blessing Hospital, located in Quincy, Ill., serves a 15- county area.
12/17/14 - Boston Hospitals Decrease Energy Use by 6% [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
As a result of energy conservation and efficiency, Boston hospitals have cut their energy use by 6 percent over the last three years, despite expanding their real estate footprint, patient care, and more extreme weather, reports Health Care Without Harm. Developed for the Boston Green Ribbon Commission's Health Care Working Group by its coordinator
12/17/14 - BRIEF: Hastings hospital to begin construction on $11.5M emergency department [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.]
Dec. 17 Regina Medical Center in Hastings plans to begin construction this week on its $11.5 million emergency department. When Allina Health assumed full ownership of Regina Medical Center on Jan. 1, the company pledged to develop a new emergency department, which has been a longtime goal of the hospital. Regina Medical Center is one of three ac
12/17/14 - Data on Atorvastatin Described by Researchers at University of Sydney (Statin Use in Australian Children: A Retrospective Audit of Four Pediatric...
Data on Atorvastatin Described by Researchers at University of Sydney. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week A new study on Atorvastatin is now available. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the University of Sydney, "Patients were identified through hospital pharmacy dispensing records.
12/17/14 - Data on Chemotherapy Reported by Researchers at Toronto General Hospital (Extrapleural Pneumonectomy After Induction Chemotherapy: Perioperative...
Data on Chemotherapy Reported by Researchers at Toronto General Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Current study results on Drugs and Therapies have been published. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Toronto General Hospital, "251 MPM patients completed EPP after platinum-based induction...
12/17/14 - Data on Clostridium Infections Discussed by Researchers at Children's Hospital (Fecal Microbiota Transplant for Treatment of Clostridium difficile...
Data on Clostridium Infections Discussed by Researchers at Children's Hospital. According to news reporting originating in Seattle, Washington, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Patients who are immunocompromised are at increased risk of Clostridium difficile infection, which has increased to epidemic proportions over the past decade.
12/17/14 - Doctors Appeal to Mugabe and Cabinet
THE Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors association has appealed to the President and cabinet seeking disciplinary action against deputy health minister Paul Chimedza. In comments quoted in the private media recently Chimedza said at least $100 will be deducted from the doctors' salaries for their participation in the November strike. The doctors said the na
12/17/14 - Fairview hospitals to screen visitors for flu [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.]
Dec. 17 Fairview Health Services is implementing temporary visitor policies meant to reduce employee and patient exposure to influenza. Beginning Tuesday, visitors with flu-like symptoms may not visit the health systems' hospitals, which include Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, the University of Minnes
12/17/14 - Fears as pressure grows on region's A&E services [Liverpool Echo (England)]
UNDERPRESSURE hospitals in Merseyside are struggling with the "unprecedented" demand on A&E departments over the festive period. A senior Merseyside nurse has warned people to use A&E "wisely" following a huge surge in patients needing care at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital. A spokesman said: "The department remains the busiest on Merseyside, with
12/17/14 - Findings from University Hospital Broaden Understanding of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (PKM2 as a biomarker for chemosensitivity to front-line...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Data detailed on Oncology have been presented. According to news reporting originating in Iraklion, Greece, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Tumour cells exclusively express the embryonic M2 isoform of pyruvate kinase. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Universit
12/17/14 - Findings from Zhejiang Cancer Hospital Has Provided New Data on Chemotherapy (Expression of multidrug resistance-associated proteins and their...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Current study results on Drugs and Therapies have been published. According to news reporting from Hangzhou, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Adjuvant chemotherapy could reduce residual tumor cells and prevent relapse, however, not all patients are suitable f
12/17/14 - First Patient Treated in Mapi Pharma's Phase IIa Clinical Trial of GA Depot for Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)
NESS ZIONA, Israel, December 17, 2014/ PRNewswire/. Professor Ariel Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Head, Multiple Sclerosis& Brain Research Center, Carmel Medical Center and the coordinating principle investigator of the Phase IIa study, said, "We are very enthusiastic about this trial. Clinical sites include: Carmel Medical Center, Sheba Medical Center, T
12/17/14 - Four out of five new nurses from overseas
Fourteen of the 103 trusts each recruited more than 100 nurses from abroad in 2013-14 with one, King's College Hospital foundation trust in London, hiring 276 in all. Spain, Portugal and the Philippines were the countries trusts hired most nurses from- they provided more than 3,700 between them. Prof Jane Ball, a principal research fellow at Southa
12/17/14 - Gary Trickett Joins Anthelio Healthcare Solutions as Senior Vice President, IT Services
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering Anthelio Healthcare Solutions Inc., the largest independent provider of technology and services to hospitals, physician practice groups and other healthcare providers, announced the appointment of Gary Trickett as Senior Vice President, IT Services. "Gary has deep technical and healt
12/17/14 - Hospitals had to declare crisis in emergency beds shortage ; /cinderford [Edition 4] [Gloucestershire Echo (England)]
A MAJOR incident was declared in Gloucestershire on Monday due to a lack of hospital beds. There were 51 patients needing beds at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital. Representatives from Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and Gloucestershire County Council said the...
12/17/14 - Hospitals try to contain flu with policies [Daily Gazette, Sterling, Ill.]
"We just ordered more flu shots from the state because we have seen so many cases," said Beth Fiorini, Whiteside County's public health administrator. CGH Medical Center in Sterling tightened its visitors policy to prevent the spread of influenza. And KSB Hospital in Dixon is requiring each staff member to have a flu shot.
12/17/14 - Hospitals' bed crisis revealed Row erupts over hospital bed- blocking [Western Daily Press (UK)]
A "major incident" was declared at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital on Monday night after it emerged that between the two hospitals, 51 people needed beds. At the meeting at Shire Hall yesterday, members of the county council's Health and Care Scrutiny Committee criticised a breakdown in communication between partner a
12/17/14 - HRH Foundation recognizes its $1 million+ donors: DeRose Barristers & Solicitors, Humber River Hospital Volunteer Association, Jack and Pat Kay, SPERGEL each donate to the new Humber River Hospital
-Humber River Hospital Foundation is proud to announce four million dollar plus gifts from the following donors towards its $225 million capital campaign to build and equip the new Humber River Hospital- North America's first fully digital hospital opening on October 18, 2015:. We're opening the doors to the new Humber River Hospital on October 18,
12/17/14 - I stayed in hospital for two months longer than I needed [Edition 2] [Gloucestershire Echo (England)]
FRUSTRATED Gerry Boesgaard says he spent two months longer in hospital than he needed to, through no fault of his own. The 72- year-old from Tewkesbury spent a total of six months in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital after suffering a stroke. Even now he is back in his Church Street home, he has to have a care package that sees someone help him to was
12/17/14 - Inspiration National award joy for hospital's Move Makers [Bristol Evening Post (England)]
But Mr Boulter said staff at Frenchay Hospital were so supportive and caring that after his mother died he pledged to one day repay their kindness. This is why in May the 69- year-old, from Horfield, signed up to dedicate hours of spare time to guiding patients and visitors around the new Pounds 430 million Brunel building. Mr Boulter said: "We wer
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