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10/30/14 - 2 junior doctors report for duty at Mpilo [Southern Eye (Zimbabwe)]
THE national strike by junior doctors entered its third day, with only two doctors reporting for duty at Mpilo Central Hospital, as Bulawayo health practitioners heeded the call to down tools. SAKHILE MOYO OWN CORRESPONDENT. Junior doctors are on strike demanding an increase in their salaries from $282 to $1 200, excluding allowances. The Mpilo Cen
10/30/14 - 7000 Hepatitis-C patients registered at Civil Hospital MP Khas
About 6000 registered patients of hepatitis C disease out of 7000 registered patients have yet been acquired their proper complete treatments from civil hospital Mirpurkhas while 1000 registered patients were getting their regular treatments for their better future. This was stated by Dr Tarique Mangrio, incharge chief minister programme of Hepatit
10/30/14 - 72-bed behavioral hospital opens in area [EMBIN (Emerging Markets Business Information News]
Westpark Springs Hospital, 6902 S. Peek Road in Richmond, celebrated its grand opening, Oct. 14. Westpark Springs is a 72- bed behavioral hospital that provides a range of treatment options for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients dealing with mental health and chemical dependency issues, including inpatient and outpatient services.
10/30/14 - Addington on alert for Ebola virus [Cape Times (South Africa)]
A suspected Ebola case had Addington Hospital on red alert yesterday as staff scrambled into protective gear and closed off entrances and wards to ready the facility to treat the incoming patient. Yesterday a number of Addington said they were told that the patient was a man who had recently returned from Sierra Leone. He was brought to Durban beca
10/30/14 - Addington on alert for Ebola virus [Mercury, The (South Africa)]
A suspected Ebola case had Addington Hospital on red alert yesterday as staff scrambled into protective gear and closed off entrances and wards to ready the facility to treat the incoming patient. He was brought to Durban because the provincial Health Department had designated Addington as the only hospital in the province to deal with Ebola patien
10/30/14 - All change on the buses for new services to Derriford ; First alter their shedules to provide better hospital links [Herald, The (Plymouth, England)]
FIRST are making changes to their bus schedules to provide better connections for staff, patients and visitors using Derriford Hospital. This operates from the Milehouse Park& Ride to Derriford Hospital every 30 minutes. Now there will be extra journeys introduced on Service 15 between Plymouth City Centre, Derriford Hospital and Woolwell to assist
10/30/14 - America's Essential Hospitals Launches Training Tool for Collecting Race, Ethnicity, Language Data
Recording a patient's race, ethnicity, and language in a culturally sensitive way makes for better health care. "Minority and other vulnerable patients face persistent disparities in health status- a gap we can close only by first understanding who these patients are," said Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH, president and CEO of America's Essential Hospitals.
10/30/14 - American Hospital Dubai gets radioiodine therapy license [TradeArabia]
The American Hospital Dubai has become the first private hospital in the UAE to be licensed to provide radioiodine therapy to thyroid cancer patients, following a one-year project dedicated to building a new radiation therapy patient facility, developing hospital protocols for managing radioactive materials and staff training. The Nuclear Medicine.
10/30/14 - ANA Calls on the CDC for Clear, Concrete Guidelines to Ensure Patient, Health Care Professional Safety in Light of Ebola Transmissions
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics& Government Business In a call with nurses nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced revised emergency preparedness and treatment guidelines to prevent transmissions of Ebola in the United States. The changes come after two nurses from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital i
10/30/14 - Apollo Hospitals, Chennai successfully performed a rare and complex Interventional procedure on an 80 year old man [Global Data Point]
"An AAA less than 55 mm wide has a low chance of rupture. However, intervention may be required to repair any aneurysm if it is larger than 55 mm, as above this size the risk of rupture increases significantly, "said Dr Vijayachandra Reddy, Senior Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai who led the team.&# x0D;. We p
10/30/14 - Attendants, staff clash at hospital
Five personnel of DHQ Hospital were "manhandled" by the attendants of a female patient while the villagers protested against the "insulting and irresponsible behaviour" of the paramedical staff and doctors and demanded an impartial inquiry into the issue. Shahid Farooq, the police have registered a case. According to hospital source, Shahnaz Bibi o
10/30/14 - Barnes-Jewish Hospital highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2014
Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. Barnes-Jewish Hospital earned top marks in meeting non-discrimination and training criteria that demonstrate its.
10/30/14 - BRIEF: Patient screened for Ebola, cleared at Doctors Hospital [The Augusta Chronicle, Ga.]
Oct. 30 A person who recently returned from Ghana was isolated and screened for Ebola Wednesday evening at Doctors Hospital. Upon hearing the patient had arrived from Africa within the last 24 hours, the patient was isolated and screened for the virus before being cleared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Health Department off
10/30/14 - Campaign to get norovirus message out ; /health [Edition 3] [Gloucestershire Echo (England)]
STAFF at the county's main hospitals have launched a major campaign to stop the spread of norovirus. Banners, posters and leaflets are being given out at Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General as well as community hospitals and GPs. Director of infection prevention and control Maggie Arnold, pictured, said: "Anyone visiting will not fail to s
10/30/14 - Daytona International Speedway Names Florida Hospital as a Founding Partner Of Historic DAYTONA Rising Project
International Speedway Corporation today announced a multi-year partnership that will make Florida Hospital the second Founding Partner at Daytona International Speedway, as part of its historic $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. Beginning in January 2015, Florida Hospital will be the exclusive healthcare provider of Daytona...
10/30/14 - District moving forward to take over hospital [The Daily World, Aberdeen, Wash.]
Oct. 30 Grays Harbor Public Hospital District 2 is moving forward with plans to take over Grays Harbor Community Hospital by becoming the "sole member" of the current non-profit corporation, though it has yet to get an official thumbs up from the state for that plan. Taking over the existing nonprofit was the least expensive and time-consuming op
10/30/14 - DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital of Commerce uses new device to treat vascular disease [EMBIN (Emerging Markets Business Information News]
The Detroit Medical Center announced the Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon PTA Catheter, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration were used for the first time in Michigan at two of its hospitals. Theodore Schreiber and Mahir Elder were first in the country to use the device in Detroit, Oct. 11. John Iljas was the first vascular surgeon to us
10/30/14 - Dr. Jay Kaplan Elected as the American College of Emergency Physicians President-Elect
As a speaker and facilitator for Studer Group, Dr. Kaplan works with hospital leadership teams, emergency departments, medical groups and physicians to ensure the highest levels of clinical quality and service excellence. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kaplan has been honored with many awards, including Studer Group's
10/30/14 - DRE Bolsters Inventory of Respiratory Ventilators for Flu Season
Last year, nearly a dozen hospitals in Chicago had to turn away sick patients as they dealt with a surge in flu patients. A hospital in Pennsylvania set up a triage tent for flu patients. A hospital in California also set up a tent earlier this year.
10/30/14 - Durban hospital staff in fear as first Ebola patient admitted [Star, The (South Africa)]
A suspected Ebola case had Durban's Addington Hospital on red alert yesterday as staff scrambled into protective gear and closed off entrances and wards to ready the facility to treat the incoming patient. He was brought to Durban as the provincial Health Department had designated Addington as the only hospital in the province to treat Ebola patien
10/30/14 - Durban's Addington Hospital on red alert for the Ebola virus [Cape Times (South Africa)]
DURBAN: A suspected Ebola case had Addington Hospital on red alert yesterday as staff scrambled into protective gear and closed off entrances and wards to ready the facility to treat the incoming patient. Yesterday a number of Addington staff said they were told that the patient was a man who had recently returned from Sierra Leone. Several African
10/30/14 - EHE International Certifies I-27 Medical Center as Its Newest Partner
EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that I-27 Medical Center in Lubbock, TX has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. With I-27 Medical Center's exceptional physicians and dedicated staff, our patients will receive the care they expect from the EHE program, "said
10/30/14 - Even mild depressive symptoms result in poorer lumbar spinal stenosis surgery outcome
Even mild depressive symptoms can weaken the outcome of lumbar spinal stenosis surgery, according to a recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. Patients with depressive symptoms had a weaker functional capacity post-surgery even five years after surgery. The results were published in The Spine Jour
10/30/14 - FDA Approves TactiCath Quartz [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
St. Jude Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of its TactiCath Quartz irrigated ablation catheter, technology that gives physicians a real-time, objective measure of the force that the catheter applies to a patient's heart wall during an ablation procedure. Vivek Reddy, director of electrophysiology at Mount Sinai Hospita
10/30/14 - Findings from Denver Health Medical Center Broaden Understanding of Hypertension (Evaluation of the Utility of Baseline Serum Hepatic and Renal...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Current study results on Cardiovascular Diseases and Conditions have been published. According to news reporting originating from Denver, Colorado, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To determine whether baseline serum hepatic and renal laboratory testing during routine prenat
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