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9/20/14 - 3 diagnosed as having dengue
Three patients were diagnosed with having dengue fever at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital. Dengue patients including two pregnant women and one boy have been shifted to Lahore and Gujranwala hospitals. The three patients were identified as Tehseen Imjran, 30, of village Sohdra, Sania, 27, of Chak Satya and Ali Nawaz, 17. After preliminary test, th
9/20/14 - ABI Research Predicts an Increase in Wearable Remote Patient Monitory Devices [Professional Services Close - Up]
Close to 100 million wearable remote patient monitoring devices will ship over the next 5 years, according to ABI Research, boosted by growing interest and awareness about the benefits of supporting healthcare away from the hospital and into patients' homes. The last six months alone have seen consumer brand giants Apple, Google, and Samsung all se
9/20/14 - Beds axe plan as health board seeks savings [Herald, The (Scotland)]
SCOTLAND'S largest health board is preparing to cut spending by around pound 30 million over the next two years, and axing hospital beds is suggested as one way to save money. The news came as a report revealed hospital foundation trusts in England are under "unprecedented pressure", posting a deficit of pound 167 m for the first quarter of the fin
9/20/14 - Boasts are a sick joke for those in pain [Eire Region] [Mirror (UK)]
THE Government insist the country is recovering but try telling that to the unfortunate patients languishing on hospital trolleys. We may be starting to see the economic light but only a country that is morally bankrupt would force a 94- year-old grandmother to wait 50 hours on a trolley while suffering from pneumonia. While Enda Kenny and Joan Bur
9/20/14 - Data on HIV/AIDS Discussed by Researchers at University of Basel Hospital (The IFNL3/4 Delta G variant increases susceptibility to cytomegalovirus...
Data on HIV/AIDS Discussed by Researchers at University of Basel Hospital. According to news originating from Basel, Switzerland, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a major cause of visual impairment and blindness among patients with uncontrolled HIV infections. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the...
9/20/14 - Doris, 94, left on a hospital trolley for 50 hours suffering from pneumonia ; PATIENTS PAY THE PRICE AS CASH CRISIS BITESMan claims budget cuts to... [Mirror (UK)]
Doris, 94, left on a hospital trolley for 50 hours suffering from pneumonia; PATIENTS PAY THE PRICE AS CASH CRISIS BITESMan claims budget cuts to blame for frail grandmother's treatment. A 94- year-old grandmother is lucky to be alive after she was abandoned on a hospital trolley for 50 hours while suffering from pneumonia. Doris Smith, from Glasne
9/20/14 - Estes Park Medical Center Connects EHR System to the CORHIO HIE [Professional Services Close - Up]
CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, said that Estes Park Medical Center has successfully connected its electronic health record system to the health information exchange network. According to a release, Estes Park Medical Center is the first independent critical access hospital to connect to the CORHIO HIE.
9/20/14 - Fairfax Behavioral Health and Fairfax Behavioral Health to Open Psychiatric Unit [Professional Services Close - Up]
Valley General Hospital reported that it, together with Fairfax Behavioral Health, received approval from the state to open a 34- bed psychiatric hospital on its campus in Monroe, Washington. Our collaboration with Fairfax Behavioral Health is one positive step forward to ease our state's overburdened mental health system and help ensure that menta
9/20/14 - First patients at hospital [Newcastle Journal (England)]
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust's Hopewood Park hospital in Ryhope will start admitting patients from Monday. Trust chief executive John Lawlor said: "Our mental health and disability Trust serves a population of 1.4 m and around 97% of the people we care for are looked after in their own communities, in their own homes. "A smal
9/20/14 - First Tele-health Programme for Heart Failure Patients in Singapore Enables Patients to Better Manage their Health and Reduce Hospitalisation
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week The Eastern Health Alliance and Changi General Hospital have partnered Philips Healthcare to pilotSingapore's first tele-health programme for heart failure patients inSingapore. The innovative programme integrates three key elements: tele-monitoring, tele-education, and...
9/20/14 - Health matters
I would like to draw the attention of the concern authorities to the irritating behavior of staff in government hospitals, especially in Sindh Government Hospital, Karachi. The doctors and paramedical staff do not treat people like human beings. I believed that every doctor's first duty is to help the patients, but they seem to ignore the patients
9/20/14 - Hospitals are facing 'unceasing demand' for A&E and other services
Growing numbers of hospitals are missing NHS waiting-time targets, figures reveal
9/20/14 - Luis loses Medicare accreditation on Oct. 9 [The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas]
CROIX A federal agency has disqualified Luis Hospital from participating in Medicare effective Oct. 9, citing the hospital's continued failure to meet standards. That means that although the hospital will continue to treat Medicare patients who need its services it is required by law to treat all patients, regardless of their ability to pay i
9/20/14 - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Taps Mevion Medical Systems [Professional Services Close - Up]
Mevion Medical Systems, Inc., reported that MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has received final approval to begin construction of the first proton therapy center in Washington, D.C. at its Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. "The Mevion S250 proton therapy system provides a significant benefit to cancer patients while redefining the econom
9/20/14 - TeamHealth Acquires Operations of Heartland Anesthesia Services [Manufacturing Close - Up]
According to a release from the Company, based in Omaha, Neb., Heartland Anesthesia Services' physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists manage more than 10,000 cases annually through anesthesia management services for Lakeside Hospital and Lakeside Ambulatory Surgery Center. This transaction further expands the relationship with the...
9/20/14 - West Kendall Baptist Hospital Leverages Revolution CT System [Professional Services Close - Up]
West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami reported the purchase and installation of a computed tomography scanner following a six- month evaluation at the hospital- the clinical trial of the equipment in the United States. With the convergence of whole-organ coverage, image quality, and speed found in GE Healthcare's Revolution CT scanner, West Kendal
9/19/14 - 'Time to get angry' over cancelled hospital ops ; In Brief [Hull Daily Mail (England)]
Concerns were raised about operations being cancelled at Hull Royal Infirmary, often after people had been prepared for surgery, during a question and answer with Hull Clinical Commissioning Group. Jason Stamp, who represents patient and public involvement at the CCG, told people at the organisation's annual meeting to make their feelings known if.
9/19/14 - 108 gastro patients hospitalized
Some 108 patients of gastroenteritis, commonly known as gastro were admitted at public hospitals of the city on Thursday. Exactly 56 gastro cases were brought to Nishtar Medical Institute and 42 patients were admitted at Children Complex. Six patients reported at Civil Hospital while four landed at Fatima Jinnah Hospital for Women, said an official
9/19/14 - 700 babies maybe exposed to TB at Texas hospital
The employee, who worked in the nursery at Providence Memorial Hospital, tested positive on Aug. 25 and was placed on leave, but she may have exposed infants and about 40 other hospital workers starting in September 2013, said Dr. Hector Ocaranza, the health authority for El Paso County. New Mexico health officials said at least 50 of the potential
9/19/14 - Action against pvt hosps refusing to treat poor [DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India)]
Belapur: With lack of response to its call to maintain transparency about the number of beds reserved for the economically weaker sections and medical services provided to them, Cidco has decided to crackdown on such errant hospitals. It will start issuing notices of such hospitals. Earlier, Cidco managing director Sanjay Bhatia had met representat
9/19/14 - Bariatric surgical center accreditation improves patient survival and postop complications
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Patients who underwent weight loss operations in recent years, when most bariatric surgical centers were accredited, had fewer postoperative complications and were 2.3 times less likely to die in the hospital than patients who had bariatric procedures performed before a national moveme
9/19/14 - Cindy Crawford and OMEGA spend time with Orbis International in Peru; The supermodel and business woman visited the Flying Eye Hospital during its program in Trujillo
While visiting the Flying Eye Hospital and the Instituto Regional de Oftalmologia, the hospital with which Orbis is working to train the local ophthalmic community, Cindy had the opportunity to witness first-hand the incredible work the Orbis team of medical professionals is doing around the world to treat patients with preventable blindness.
9/19/14 - Crozer braces for nurses' strike [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
Sept. 19 Gearing up for a two-day strike starting Sunday, hospital officials and union nurses at Crozer-Chester Medical Center can agree on one thing:. "We don't believe a strike was necessary or helpful to the bargaining process," said Grant Gegwich, spokesman for the hospital in Upland. And from union spokeswoman Emily Rodriguez of the Pennsyl
9/19/14 - Data from University Hospital Provide New Insights into Bone Research (Bone mineral density and vitamin D levels in erythropoietic protoporphyria)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Data detailed on Bone Research have been presented. Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting G. Allo, Endocrinology Service, University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Avenida Cordoba S, N, 28026, Madrid, Spain. Additional authors for this research
9/19/14 - Data on Pediatrics Reported by Researchers at Children's Hospital (Incidence of Tracheobronchial Anomalies Found with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Investigators publish new report on Pediatrics. According to news reporting out of Columbus, Ohio, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Tracheobronchial anomalies are rare congenital malformations that are typically managed conservatively. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the
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