March 28 Five-year-old Chance Boyd needed some dental work done. Chance was referred to the Special Needs Dental Program at Touchette Regional Hospital in Centreville by a Belleville dentist. The Special Needs Dental Program, a collaboration between the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundatio
Hospital laboratories are the smallest share of laboratory locations yet its diagnostic test equipment run more tests than any other medical testing facility provider, reports ABI Research. "We have a small handful of high-volume hospital and independent labs performing the vast majority of these diagnostic tests, and it is crucial that these labs
MANILA, Philippines- The management of the Butuan Doctors Hospital in Agusan del Norte has assured the public that the hospital remains open to serve them. In a press conference held last week, BDH spokesman Juan Delfin Garcia said they filed with the Department of Health a motion for reconsideration last March 20, seeking to reverse a suspension o
A MULTI-MILLION pound investment to allow North East patients to access medical care in evenings and weekends will fund a pioneering project. e Government pledged Pounds 9.6 m to improve access to doctors, and boosting out-of-hospital health services, which could include schemes to diagnose patients over email, video-phone or Skype. And cash from t
March 27 Johns Hopkins Medicine has agreed to collaborate with Chinese company DIAN Diagnostics to spread its pathology lab services across that country. Paul Rothman, CEO of Hopkins Medicine, and Haibin Chen, DIAN's CEO, signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing the collaboration Tuesday. A core pathology lab at Johns Hopkins Hospital ope
March 28 Winter Garden is studying a proposal to let city firefighters transport emergency-medical patients to the hospital. The city first weighed the possibility of establishing its own patient-transport service about two years ago when private ambulance service Rural/Metro took over those duties after Health Central Hospital in Ocoee...
DAVID Cameron is kicking off his campaign for No 10 with a pledge to deliver a "truly seven-days-a-week NHS" for England if the Conservatives are returned to power on May 7. The Prime Minister will use a speech today to the Conservative spring conference in Manchester to set out plans for patients to be able to access hospital services at weekends
David Cameron is to launch his party's election campaign with a pledge to deliver a "truly seven day NHS" for England if he is returned to power on May 7. Mr Cameron will say that under Tory plans, hospitals across England will offer consultant-level services seven days a week by the end of the next parliament in 2020.. Heart attacks, major acciden
Ward staff at Ilkeston Community Hospital received the Team of the Year award from the trust which runs their hospital, for the "outstanding care" they give to their patients. They received their award from William Jones, director of operations for Derbyshire Community Health Services- which, among other things, runs the county's community hospital
March 28 Adding to its reach around the state, LifeBridge Health announced Friday it will absorb Carroll Hospital Center into its system Wednesday, agreeing to invest $250 million to renovate and expand the facility and its services. LifeBridge's investments in Carroll will help the community hospital expand by 2020 in areas including cardiovascu
As reported in yesterday, the Government pledged Pounds 9.6 m to improve access to doctors, and boosting out-of-hospital health services across the region, which could include schemes to diagnose patients over email, video-phone or Skype. And now it has been revealed that cash from the Prime Minister's Challenge Fund will provide 800 additional...
Chicago's retired Cardinal Francis George has been readmitted to the hospital several months after he stopped treatment for kidney cancer. The Archdiocese of Chicago said Saturday that George was admitted to Loyola University Medical Center for treatment of what it described as "hydration issues and pain management." George stepped down as leade
Worried about your children's health? Elisa Song and certified nutrition consultant Kandice Stellmon shared a message of hope with 75 medical professionals for their patients Friday at the 12th Annual Regional Diabetes Collaborative at Watsonville Community Hospital, which focused on new research on gut bacteria. Now we know you can change it by ch
Stanley Kogan, a retired Baltimore oral-maxillofacial surgeon who had been chief of the department of dentistry at Sinai Hospital and what is now Northwest Hospital in addition to maintaining a private practice, died March 20 at his Pikesville home of cardiopulmonary disease. The son of Louis Kogan, CEO of Kogan Printing Co., and Lillian Helprin Ko
PANCHKULA: According to the 2011 census, Panchkula has a population of more than 5 lakh. But there is only one de-addiction center in the district, which receives around 25 patients who need de-addiction every month. There are 20 beds in the sole de-addiction centre at the general hospital in Sector 6. Of these, 10 are meant for psychiatry patients
The recent controversy swirling around Citizens Medical Center is bad for the community and needs to be resolved as quickly as possible. Victoria County's commitment to its public hospital must remain strong. The problems began even before Stephen Thames became the hospital's chief executive officer in November 2013.
March 27 Officials at the University of Washington Medical Center soon will begin performing face transplants, hand transplants and more after the hospital received federal approval this week to conduct the life-altering operations. The United Network for Organ Sharing, or UNOS, added the UW Medical Center Friday to a list of 20 hospitals nationw
-Florida Hospital is excited to continue its partnership with the Tampa Bay Storm as the team's exclusive health care provider for the 2015 and 2016 season. As the Storm's exclusive health care provider, Florida Hospital provides medical care and an athletic trainer for the team throughout each season. During the season, Florida Hospital will host
Early surgery may not be the best treatment option for patients with Type V AC joint injuries, according to new research from Tripler Army Medical Center. The study, presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day, showed military personnel returned to duty faster when surgery was not performed. "Injuries to
CUTTACK: Patients at Sishu Bhawan here are left in the lurch as supply of free medicines to the state's biggest government-run pediatric hospital has been stopped since Wednesday. The medicine shopowner, Abhay Padhee, alleged that the hospital authorities have not cleared four-month bills, amounting to Rs 30 lakh. BPL patients, treated under Odisha
VADODARA: Leaking roofs, out of order equipment, non-functional lifts and unmanned counters have been a common sight at the state-run SSG Hospital for years. And, the newly constructed GMERS General Hospital at Gotri is now following suit. The new hospital was built to reduce the pressure on SSG Hospital.
TWO nurses accused of neglecting patients at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend are to stand trial at Cardiff Crown Court in September. Clare Cahill, 41, of Heol Treharne, Coytrahen, and Jade Pugh, 29, of Heol Fawr, North Cornelly, were bailed when they appeared before Judge Thomas Crowther QC yesterday. Continuing their bail, Judge Crowthe
A MAN died while waiting for surgery after having a cardiac operation cancelled twice by Derriford Hospital, health chiefs were told yesterday. A full Serious Incident Requiring Investigation will be launched into the episode, Kevin Baber, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust's chief operating officer told the trust board at Friday's meeting.
The new Patient Advice and Liaison Service at Bridgend's Princess of Wales Hospital was set up in the summer but has only just been officially launched. Since the start of Pals, hospital complaints have almost halved from 82 in August 2014 to 47 in February 2015. Catherine Roberts, head of the hospital's governance and patient experience team, said
Dubai The inventor of "Zero Technique" and "OS Needle", joint replacement surgeon Dr Vikram Shah performed the first ever joint replacement in the UAE at the Ras Al Khaimah Hospital on a 69- year-old Emirati woman using the "0 technique".. I did a lot of research and consulted several doctors and finally decided to come to RAK Hospital. Dr Raza