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MBABANE- A visibly sick patient, admitted to the Mbabane Government Hospital, is said to have spent about three weeks being neglected after he refused being discharged. His argument was that he was not going home as he was not feeling any better compared to when he first arrived at the hospital. When this publication paid him a visit, he could hard
12/3/16 - Apollo Health receives Rs 450 crore investment from IFC [Cihan News Agency (Turkey)]
Apollo Health and Lifestyle Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apollo Hospitals, Thursday announced receiving investments of Rs 450 crore from International Finance Corporation and IFC Asset Management Company. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals said AHLL will use IFCs equity investment to expand its network of clinics, cradle
12/3/16 - Appendicitis patients can safely leave hospital the same day of their operations
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week CHICAGO: Patients with acute appendicitis who undergo laparoscopic appendectomy do not experience higher rates of postoperative complications or costly readmissions when sent home on the same day of their operations compared with patients hospitalized overnight, according to.
12/3/16 - BRIEF: Fire causes brief evacuation at Western State Hospital [The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)]
Dec. 03 A fire at Western State Hospital caused a brief evacuation of several wards this week, the state Department of Social and Health Services said Friday. The blaze was started by a patient about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, and crews evacuated three civil wards for several hours, according to the agency. Patients who evacuated went to other wards an
12/3/16 - Browns Hospitals launches first ever Haemato-Oncology Care for residents out of Colombo
Strategically located on the main Ragama Road and in close proximity to the Ragama Teaching Hospital and the Ragama Railway Station, the fully fledged multi-specialty General Hospital now reaches out to rural and urban masses with yet another specialised care unit. Browns Hospital Ragama has announced the operational opening of its brand new...
12/3/16 - Cancer Treatment Centers of America Recognized for Excellence in Marketing Communications
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Marketing Weekly News Cancer Treatment Centers of America , a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer, was named the recipient of two Hospital Marketing Advertising Awards in a national competition sponsored by DTC Perspectives, Inc.. CTCA won the Gold Awar
12/3/16 - Cardiac PET/CT imaging effective in detecting calcium in arteries, reducing risks
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week Many people who experience chest pain but don't have a heart attack breathe a big sigh of relief when a stress test comes back negative for blockages in their blood vessels. But a new study by cardiac researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lak
12/3/16 - Civil Hospital hygiene
The prime purpose of a hospital is to provide health facilities in a hygienic environment. However, many of the government hospitals in Pakistan, instead of providing patients relief, are adding to their agonies through unhygienic and dirty conditions found in their wards and rooms. Such are the conditions at Civil Hospital in Turbat as well.
12/3/16 - Data on Dilated Cardiomyopathy Reported by Researchers at University of Pennsylvania Hospital (Long-Term Outcome After Catheter Ablation of...
Data on Dilated Cardiomyopathy Reported by Researchers at University of Pennsylvania Hospital. According to news reporting originating in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy can be challenging because of the complexity..
12/3/16 - Global Hospital Supplies Market Briefing 2016 - Research and Markets
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hospital Supplies Global Market Briefing 2016" report to their offering. The Americas was the largest region in the hospital supplies market in 2015, accounting for $15 billion or 50% of the market share. Europe was the second la
12/3/16 - Hampton VA Medical Center director resigning [Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)]
Dec. 03 HAMPTON Michael Dunfee, who has led the Hampton VA Medical Center through four years of skyrocketing patient growth, is leaving for a job in the private sector. When he arrived at the historic campus in January 2013, the medical center was poised for expansion. He faced perhaps his biggest challenge in January 2015, when it was reported
12/3/16 - Hemas Hospitals tie up with National Chamber of Exporters as exclusive healthcare service provider
Lakith Peiris speaking on the partnership said,' The strategic partnership between our multi-chain and the membership of the NCE is a vital step in extending best in healthcare services to a wider reach of people, in a bid to ensure a healthy and fit work force, which is crucial for the industrial and export sectors of our country.'. Dr. Peiris wen
12/3/16 - Hospitalists focus on whole-person care [Victoria Advocate, Texas]
Dec. 03 After she broke her hip, Stella Hardin, 81, was hospitalized at Citizens Medical Center for several weeks. There couldn't be better service, "she said. Daniel Cano stopped by her room in the skilled nursing unit and took a seat near the bed.
12/3/16 - KSA has one of the highest rates of spinal cord injuries from traffic accidents [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]
JEDDAH: Yasser Al-Mahmoud, a specialist doctor at the rehabilitation hospital at King Fahd Medical City, revealed that the disability rate is up to 8 percent of the population according to a recently published study. Al-Mahmoud was speaking at the Rehabilitation Hospital at KFMC at an event to mark World Disability Day under the slogan "My disabili
12/3/16 - New Findings from General Hospital in the Area of Angiostatic Proteins Reported (A high risk of osteosarcoma in individuals who are homozygous for...
New Findings from General Hospital in the Area of Angiostatic Proteins Reported. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week New research on Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins- Angiostatic Proteins is the subject of a report. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from General Hospital, "Her
12/3/16 - Nurse fired after 528 patients' records breached at Glendale Adventist Medical Center [Glendale News-Press, Calif.]
Dec. 02 A health-care professional at Glendale Adventist Medical Center was fired Wednesday over a privacy breach involving hundreds of patient medical records. The unauthorized access included 88 patient records from Glendale Adventist's sister hospital, White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights. Officials have confirmed, however, that ther
12/3/16 - Skin infections spike as intense cold weather grips Kashmir [Asian News International]
Srinagar, Dec. 3: Hospitals across Kashmir are flooded with huge rush of patients with complains of rough, dry and itchy skin due to continuous exposure to dry and cold weather as the Valley is reeling under intense cold and dry weather conditions with the night temperature dipping several notches below the freezing point while the day temperature
12/3/16 - Western State employee accused of fondling patients [The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)]
Dec. 02 A Western State Hospital employee has been accused of fondling patients at the inpatient psychiatric facility in Lakewood. Pierce County prosecutors charged Christopher Conley, 48, with four counts of indecent liberties Thursday. Conley resigned July 14, the state Department of Social and Health Services said in a statement Friday.
12/2/16 - 21 with ties to Dallas medical center indicted in bribery scheme [Fort Worth Star-Telegram]
Dec. 02 DALLAS A federal grand jury has indicted 21 people who invested in or worked at the now-defunct Forest Park Medical Center in north Dallas in a bribery scheme that concentrated on referring patients to the healthcare facility in exchange for illegal kickbacks. Owners, managers and employees are also accused of trying to sell to other fa
12/2/16 - 637 AIDS Patients Registered In Balochistan
QUETTA, 1 December: Different awareness programmes have been arranged in Balochistan, including Quetta, in connection with the World AIDS Day. One such seminar has been arranged at Officers Club in Quetta. They said treatment centres have been set up at BMC Quetta and Turbat District Hospital for AIDS patients.
12/2/16 - Audit: Hospital Authority of Habersham County posts FY ?15-16 operating loss
For that fiscal year, HMC had net revenue derived 65 percent from Medicare and 18 percent from Medicaid. HMC also participates in the Georgia Indigent Care Trust Fund program, which helps provide payment for treating a disproportionate number of Medicaid and indigent patients. Another income stream for HMC is provided through the Medicare, Medicaid
12/2/16 - Brain procedure a roaring success
A total of 350 patients have had blood clots removed from the brain in Staffordshire in the last seven years, by a pioneering service which has now been rolled out nationwide. University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust launched the 24-7 thrombectomy service at Royal Stoke in 2009. It was the first in its kind at the time.
12/2/16 - BRIEF: CRMC earns 'A' grade for patient safety [The Sentinel, Carlisle, Pa.]
Dec. 02 Carlisle Regional Medical Center was one of 844 hospitals to receive an "A" ranking for patient safety in the United States from The Leapfrog Group. The group, a national patient safety watchdog, recently released its Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assigns A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. "I am proud and ho
12/2/16 - BRIEF: UCHealth implements annual visitor restrictions to protect patients from the flu virus [Greeley Tribune, Colo.]
Dec. 01 In an effort to protect patients from the flu virus, UCHealth is implementing its annual visitor restrictions at all hospitals and clinics. Restrictions apply at Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland and Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. All visitors with flu-like symptoms will be required to wear a mask in all areas of the hosp
12/2/16 - Data on Electronic Medical Records Discussed by Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (Piloting Electronic Medical Record-Based Early...
Data on Electronic Medical Records Discussed by Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center. According to news reporting originating from Walnut Creek, California, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Patients who deteriorate in the hospital outside the intensive care unit have higher mortality and morbidity than those admitted directly
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