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1/25/15 - BIDMC study suggests worsening trends in headache management
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science BOSTON- Each year more than 12 million Americans visit their doctors complaining of headaches, which result in lost productivity and costs of upward of $31 billion annually. A new study by researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests some of that cost could be
1/25/15 - Dance, bike, walk at hospital fitness programs [The Miami Herald]
Jan. 25 Whether you like dancing, walking or want to stay fit during your pregnancy, hospitals across South Florida offer group fitness classes that cater to different ages, fitness levels and interests. Research from the Cleveland Clinic has shown symptoms are reduced when Parkinson's patients ride a tandem bicycle at 80 to 90 revolutions per mi
1/25/15 - Eight South Florida hospitals face Medicare fines for patient safety [The Miami Herald]
Jan. 24 In an increasing crackdown on medical errors, the federal government for the first time is cutting Medicare payments to eight South Florida hospitals for the high rate at which their patients suffered preventable injuries such as bed sores, blood clots, falls and infections over a two-year period, federal data shows. Penalized hospitals w
1/25/15 - Harrison honored nationally for injury prevention rates [Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, Wash.]
Jan. 24 BREMERTON Harrison Medical Center ranks among the best hospitals in the nation at preventing injuries to patients. That's according to a report released last month by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, which scored hospitals on their ability to keep patients safe while under their care. Kaiser Health News reported more than
1/25/15 - Hospital charity relies on public support [Sunday Mercury (England)]
THE Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity is the perfect good cause to support in 2015.. Most of us will at some point have an involvement with the hospital, either as patients ourselves, or by visiting someone there. The QEHB Charity relies heavily on public donations.
1/25/15 - In brief [Sunday Times (Islamabad)]
Coma patients who heard familiar stories repeated by family members four times a day for six weeks, via recordings played over headphones, recovered consciousness significantly faster and had an improved recovery compared to patients who did not, reports the study by Northwestern Medicine and Hines VA Hospital in the United States. "We believe hea
1/25/15 - Infections increase death risk by 35 percent for ICU patients, study finds
"Any death from preventable infections is one too many," says senior study author Patricia Stone, PhD, RN, FAAN, director of the Center for Health Policy at Columbia University School of Nursing. The study looked at outcomes for 17,537 elderly Medicare patients admitted to 31 hospitals in 2002 to assess the cost and effectiveness of infection preve
1/25/15 - Investigators at University Hospital Report Findings in Heart Disease (Aerobic interval training and continuous training equally improve aerobic...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Investigators publish new report on Heart Disorders and Diseases. According to news reporting out of Leuven, Belgium, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation increases peak oxygen uptake, which is an important predictor of mortality in cardiac patients
1/25/15 - LifeWings Offers New Tool to Help Hospitals Measure Critical Safety Progress for 2015
LifeWings Partners LLC, a leader in patient safety improvement programs, today released a new tool to help health care leaders measure how well they are saving lives and improving the quality of their patients' lives. Despite ongoing challenges in the U.S. health care system, recent data indicate that the relentless improvement work done by many or
1/25/15 - New Findings from Children's Hospital Update Understanding of Congenital Heart Disease (Quality Metrics in Cardiac Catheterization for Congenital...
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 out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "To characterize the frequency and attributability of death among patients who died within 30 days of their cardi
1/25/15 - New Findings in Heart Disease Described from Orebro University Hospital (Follow-up of ischaemic heart disease in patients with coeliac disease)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Investigators discuss new findings in Heart Disorders and Diseases. According to news reporting originating from Orebro, Sweden, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Patients with coeliac disease and myocardial infarction have a more favourable atherosclerotic risk factor profile
1/25/15 - New Heart Disease Study Findings Have Been Reported from University Hospital [Outcomes in Patients With Cardiogenic Shock Following Percutaneous...
New Heart Disease Study Findings Have Been Reported from University Hospital[ Outcomes in Patients With Cardiogenic Shock Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Contemporary Era An Analysis From the BCIS Database (British...]. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from University Hospital, "This study analyzed prospecti
1/25/15 - New Heart Disease Study Findings Reported from John Radcliffe Hospital (Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure Changes in Relation With Myocardial...
New Heart Disease Study Findings Reported from John Radcliffe Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Researchers detail new data in Heart Disorders and Diseases. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from John Radcliffe Hospital, "Of the 25 620 patients randomized in the Ongoing Telmisartan Alone
1/25/15 - Parkview Opens New Medical Clinic in Teague
Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia is pleased to announce that it opened the doors of the Parkview Medical Clinic of Teague on January 21. "Returning the Medical Clinic to Teague provides the area a partnership with a facility committed to high quality healthcare, which is integral to the growth and well-being of a community." Providing care in t
1/25/15 - Primary care physicians more likely to recommend careers as nurse practitioners
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science The continuing shortage of primary care physicians is expected to only worsen, as the expansion of health coverage under the Affordable Care Act increases the demand for primary care services. Senior author Karen Donelan, ScD, EdM, of the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Ma
1/25/15 - Studies from University Hospital Update Current Data on Nosocomial Infections (Influence of n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Enriched Lipid Emulsions...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Medical Letter on the CDC& FDA Investigators publish new report on Nosocomial Infections. According to news reporting out of Valencia, Spain, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have been shown to beneficially influence infection rate and clinical outcomes in surgical patien
1/25/15 - Study Data from Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust Provide New Insights into Renal Dialysis (Outcomes following cardiac surgery in patients...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly Current study results on Renal Dialysis have been published. According to news reporting out of Southampton, United Kingdom, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. Our news journalists obtained a quot
1/25/15 - Study Findings on Graves' Disease Are Outlined in Reports from General Hospital (Relationship between Autoantibody to the Angiotensin II-1 Receptor...
Study Findings on Graves' Disease Are Outlined in Reports from General Hospital. According to news reporting originating from Wuhan, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To investigate the role of autoantibody against angiotensin II-1 receptor in patients with cardiovascular manifestations of Graves' disease.
1/25/15 - Study finds certification may impact surgical patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science Results from a recent study indicate specialty nursing certification contributes to improved surgical patient outcomes in hospitals nationwide. Published in the November 2014 issue of AORN Journal, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses,
1/25/15 - Study Results from University Medical Center Update Understanding of Heart Disease [Efficiency of Statin Treatment on EPC Recruitment Depends on...
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 originating from Utrecht, Netherlands, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The objective of this study was to assess the effect of high-dose atorvastatin treatment on endothelial progeni
1/24/15 - A&E waiting times better for patients [Western Daily Press (UK)]
Waiting times in accident and emergency departments of NHS hospitals in England improved for the second week in succession, but still failed to meet the target of 95 per cent of patients seen within four hours. Statistics released by NHS England showed that 92.4 per cent of patients were admitted, transferred or discharged within the four-hour limi
1/24/15 - Bakersfield's private hospitals earn Bs, Cs in new study [The Bakersfield Californian]
While the group gave an F to Kern Medical Center, it gave Cs to Bakersfield Heart Hospital, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and San Joaquin Community Hospital. Dignity Health's Mercy Hospital campuses downtown and in the southwest each got Bs. Mercy Hospital downtown and the southwest campus tied for the lowest local scores for serious breathing prob
1/24/15 - BRIEF: Providence hospitals limit visitors to prevent spread of flu [The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.]
Jan. 23 With the flu season raging, Providence Health& Services has joined other hospitals in the area by adopting visitor restrictions to prevent patients from becoming infected. Providence will not allow visitors under 18 who are not the significant other or the parent of a neonatal intensive care infant in family birth centers, including postp
1/24/15 - Bye-bye semiprivate rooms: Memorial-UCHealth central campus to get $40 million facelift [Gazette, The (CO)]
University of Colorado Health is planning to launch a $40 million renovation project at its Memorial Hospital Central campus by the end of March that will turn most of its two-person rooms into single occupancy and upgrade its equipment. The nearly two-year project at the 1400 E. Boulder St. campus resulted from a year of facilities planning that b
1/24/15 - Bye-bye semiprivate rooms: Memorial-UCHealth central campus to get $40 million facelift [The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)]
Jan. 24 University of Colorado Health is planning to launch a $40 million renovation project at its Memorial Hospital Central campus by the end of March that will turn most of its two-person rooms into single occupancy and upgrade its equipment. The nearly two-year project at the 1400 E. Boulder St. campus resulted from a year of facilities plann
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