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3/29/17 - 279,000 Iraqi people currently displaced by military operation in Mosul, UN says [Philippines News Agency]
Trauma care capacity for patients from western Mosul has been further strengthened with the establishment of two new field hospitals at Adhba and Hamam al Alil, south of Mosul, he said. "Five trauma stabilisation points and four field hospitals to the south and east of Mosul are now receiving patients from Mosul," he added. The Iraqi government fo
3/29/17 - Mattice Harris, family doctor, honored as physician of the Year in Stanislaus County [The Modesto Bee]
Harris is a family practice physician at Orangeburg Medical Group. In a career spanning four decades, he has served as president of the Stanislaus Medical Society, the California Academy of Family Practice and the Memorial Hospital medical staff. After graduating from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1975, Harris completed a residency
3/29/17 - North West Health on working together to stop spread of tuberculosis [South African Official News]
MEC Masike: Let's work together to stop spread of TBThough tuberculosis is curable even if you are HIV positive, it remains one of the leading causes of death in South Africa This can be attributed to patients defaulting on treatment that leads to Multi Drug Resistant TB and Extreme Drug TB, which is difficult to treat.MDR TB patients at the Tshepo
3/29/17 - Over 64 percent of patients at OTS suffer from cervical vertebra problems
ALMOST 64.52 percent of patients at out-patient service at hospitals were found to have cervical vertebra problems. "Those with unhealthy habits like binge-gaming on smartphone and watching TV or reading in bed are more likely to suffer stiff neck and cervical vertebra diseases," said Dr Yang Tieyi, director of Gongli Hospital's orthopedics depart
3/29/17 - Rise of medical tourism as Africans head to India for treatment
This came to light last week after this reporter reported on medical tourism for African patients flocking to India for treatment. India has many cultivated medical professionals in various fields that can help patients and many Indian hospitals that possess state-of-the-art medical facilities and cutting-edge technologies, with Apollo being among.
3/28/17 - AbbVie and M2Gen Announce New Collaboration for the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN) Avatar Research Program
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. and TAMPA, Fla., March 28, 2017/ PRNewswire/ AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, and M2Gen, a leading health informatics solutions company, announced today that AbbVie has joined the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network Avatar Research Program. ORIEN Avatar is a collaboration between the 15 leading U.S. ca
3/28/17 - Alere Receives CLIA Waiver for RSV Test
The test detects respiratory syncytial virus infection in children and adults, and will be available in physician offices, hospital emergency rooms, and walk-in clinics throughout the United States.
FINES over patients left waiting in ambulances outside New Cross Hospital have risen to 261,200 in five months as bosses label the penalties a' waste of money'. Chief executive of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust David Loughton said the fines simply demotivate staff. Chief executive of the trust David Loughton said after the meeting: "These fine
3/28/17 - American Health Council Names Mrs. Rachel Askew, MSN, BSN, RN to Nursing Board
Mrs. Rachel Askew, Manager of High Risk Care Management - Population Health at Lake Health Hospital System, has been selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council.
3/28/17 - Bandits Raid General Hospital in Delta
Workers at the General Hospital, Bomadi, headquarters of Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State are now living in great fear following series of attack launched against the hospital by men of the underworld. Reports said the frequency and relative ease with which the bandits invade the hospital has reached freighting dimension. Eyewitness acco
3/28/17 - Beijing ends hospital markups on drug prices [Philippines News Agency]
Beijing announced Wednesday public hospitals will end markups on drug prices to separate medical treatment and drug sales, and to lower costs to patients. Instead, Beijing will mandate transparent drug purchase, choosing suppliers by open bids and having drug and producer information fully disclosed. Li Bin, minister of the National Health and Fami
3/28/17 - BRIEF: Morgan County inmate escapes while receiving medical treatment [The Decatur Daily, Ala.]
March 28 An inmate at the Morgan County Jail escaped Monday while receiving medical treatment at the Morgan Decatur Hospital, according to the Morgan County Sheriff's Office. Kenneth Ray Pitts Sr. was receiving medical treatment from injuries sustained during an altercation with another inmate when he fled the hospital on foot, Sheriff Ana Frankl
3/28/17 - California Whistleblower Center Now Urges a MD To Call Them About Rewards If a Hospital in California Has a Cath Lab That Is Gouging Medicare-With Unneeded Cardiac Procedures
The most important tip we can give to a potential whistleblower is the person to file the whistleblower claim first is the whistleblower who usually gets the reward " California Corporate Whistleblower Center WASHINGTON, DC, USA, March 28, 2017/ The California Whistleblower Center says," We have a pretty good hunch there is a
3/28/17 - Cancer Institute Hospital Describes Findings in Thyroid Cancer (Impending Atypical Femoral Fracture in Patients With Medullary Thyroid Cancer With...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Current study results on Oncology- Thyroid Cancer have been published. According to news reporting originating in Tokyo, Japan, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Atypical femoral fractures occur in osteoporosis patients receiving long-term bisphosphonate. Our news correspondents report
3/28/17 - Cardiovascular Systems Enrolls First Subject in ECLIPSE Coronary Clinical Trial
Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., in partnership with Cardiovascular Research Foundation, announces the first subject enrolled in its ECLIPSE clinical trial. Richard Shlofmitz, interventional cardiologist and the Director of the Department of Cardiology at St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY. ECLIPSE is a prospective, multi-center, randomized clinical tri
3/28/17 - Carestream Installs Ultrasound, DR Systems in Iowa Hospital
Covenant Medical Center, of Waterloo, Iowa, recently purchased and installed two CARESTREAM Touch Prime XE ultrasound systems to capture radiology, OB/GYN, vascular, pediatric, and interventional imaging studies. Covenant Medical Center also installed a CARESTREAM DR-X Evolution in its emergency department.
3/28/17 - Community family doctors gain popularity [Global Times]
If residents register with family doctors at their local community health centers, those with chronic diseases can receive medication for one to two months. This requires patients to make only one visit per month to their community health center.The cost of medication at community health centers is cheaper than at hospitals, as patients only have t
3/28/17 - Data on Bladder Cancer Reported by Researchers at Triserv General Hospital (Unusual presentation of direct intraperitoneal metastases complicated...
Data on Bladder Cancer Reported by Researchers at Triserv General Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Research findings on Oncology- Bladder Cancer are discussed in a new report. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Triserv General Hospital, "Case report: We present a case of a 74- year-old m
3/28/17 - Data on Liver Cancer Detailed by Researchers at Capital Medical University (Nomogram prediction of individual prognosis of patients with...
Data on Liver Cancer Detailed by Researchers at Capital Medical University. The nomogram was established based on a retrospective study of 661 patients newly diagnosed with HCC at the Beijing Ditan Hospital, Capital Medical University, between October 2008 and July 2012. " The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Capital Medi
3/28/17 - Data on Thromboembolism Reported by Researchers at Seoul National University Hospital (Predictors of 30-day mortality and the risk of recurrent...
Data on Thromboembolism Reported by Researchers at Seoul National University Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly A new study on Cardiovascular Diseases and Conditions- Thromboembolism is now available. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Seoul National University Hospital, "D-dimer could be a u
3/28/17 - Data on Thromboembolism Reported by S. Kulkarni and Colleagues (Consensus statement on anaesthesia for day care surgeries)
With more than 20% of the world's disease burden, India only has 6% of the world's hospital beds. Hence, there is an immense opportunity for expansion in day-care surgery in India to ensure faster and safer, cost-effective patient turnover. A group of nine senior consultants from various parts of India, a mix of private and government anaesthesiolo
3/28/17 - DeGraff looks toward ER renovation work [Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y.]
March 28 As DeGraff Memorial Hospital prepares to kick off a massive overhaul of its emergency department, the North Tonawanda medical center opened its doors for an open house on Monday evening to give the community a first-hand look at the project. The $7.8 million project will double the facility's size and will also see the installation of mu
3/28/17 - Dr. Megan Parkes to lead Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at New Lenox hospital
NEW LENOX The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital recently announced the appointment of Dr. She will lead RIC-Silver Cross's acute care medical/surgical physical medicine program and 25 bed rehabilitation unit as well as the four outpatient therapy facilities located at the Hospital, and at 250 E. Maple St. in New Lenox, 10
3/28/17 - Findings from Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Venous Thromboembolism Reported (ABO blood types associated with the risk of venous...
Findings from Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Venous Thromboembolism Reported. A large population of Han Chinese patients discharged from Peking Union Medical College Hospital between January 2010 and June 2016 were retrospectively analyzed in a case-control study. " The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Peking Un
3/28/17 - Findings from Seoul National University Hospital in the Area of Rheumatoid Arthritis Reported [Prevalence of co-morbidities and evaluation of their...
Financial supporters for this research include Roche, Korea Health Technology, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Republic of Korea, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Seoul National University Hospital, "Annual evaluations of cardiovascula
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