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7/23/14 - Green Tree company's complaint ends with settlement of false claims lawsuit [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review :: ]
July 22 A Richmond, Va., company agreed in Pittsburgh federal court to pay the government nearly $344,000 to settle a Green Tree company's claim that it defrauded the federal government. Greentree Medical Center P.C. sued in 2013 to recover the money for the federal government from American International Biotechnology LLC. The local company said
7/23/14 - Herbal remedy [Global Times]
On the morning of July 18, despite the torrid rays of the sun that left the ground scorched and even the cicadas crying out in complaint, countless residents left their air-conditioned sanctuaries to make an annual pilgrimage. Wilting in the blistering heat, they queued in and outside hospitals and clinics all over Beijing, enduring as best they co
7/23/14 - St. Luke's among best in patient satisfaction [Superior Telegram, Wis. :: ]
July 22 Professional Research Consultants Inc. honored St. Luke's Hospital and St. St. Luke's Hospital was named a 2014 PRC Five Star Excellence Award winner for scoring in the top 10 percent nationally for "excellent" responses in inpatient services, HCAHPS, discharge information. PRC award winners are recognized annually for their achievements
7/23/14 - To the Secretary General of the Association of Public Hospitals Manisa State Hospital for 11 Counts Connected Alasehir Supplies Medical Equipment and... [TendersInfo (India)]
To the Secretary General of the Association of Public Hospitals Manisa State Hospital for 11 Counts Connected Alasehir Supplies Medical Equipment and Fixtures. Contract Awarded for To the Secretary General of the Association of Public Hospitals Manisa State Hospital for 11 Counts Connected Alasehir Supplies Medical Equipment and Fixtures.
7/23/14 - United States : Montefiore Medical Center and UnitedHealthcare Collaborate to Enhance Care, Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs [TendersInfo (India)]
Montefiore will share in the generated savings with UnitedHealthcare and reinvest those funds back into the system to ensure patients continue to receive the right care at the right time in the right place. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide best-in-class coordinated and compassionate care when and where people need it most through Montef
7/23/14 - United States : Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital Provides More Efficient Exams with Toshiba X-ray in New GI Lab [TendersInfo (India)]
We ve been long-term partners with Toshiba and have experienced their tailored service and support with two existing Kalare X-rays, said Freddie Gibson, director, Medical Imaging Services, Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital. When we needed a new X-ray for our renovated GI lab, it was a no-brainer to select Toshiba s Kalare. Toshiba s Kalare R&F X-ray is
7/22/14 - 'Hello, 999: Is the green bit of a potato poisonous?' [Western Mail (Wales)]
The Welsh Ambulance Service said the bizarre question was among 31,219 "non-urgent" calls that they have received in the past 12 months with only 670 of those callers requiring an ambulance and just three of those patients needing to be taken to hospital. The Welsh Ambulance Service is now urging people to choose the appropriate service for their h
7/22/14 - 129 gastro patients hospitalized
A total of 141 patients of gastroenteritis, were admitted to public hospitals of the city on Monday. Exactly 31 gastro cases were brought to Nishtar Medical Institute and 78 patients were admitted to Children Complex. Eleven patients were reported from Civil Hospital while nine landed at Fatima Jinnah Hospital for Women, said an official source.
7/22/14 - 4,000 patients wait 18 weeks [...] ; E YORKS:Trust faces fines for not meeting target [Hull Daily Mail (England)]
4,000 patients wait 18 weeks to visit consultants InShort Hospital consultants are working weekends to clear a major backlog of patients referred to them for treatment. Now, the trust that runs Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham could be hit by penalties of up to Pounds 1.5 m for failing to meet the 18- week target, with 3,
7/22/14 - Alabama Hospital System and Physician Group Agree to Pay $24.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging False Claims for Illegal Medicare Referrals
Mobile, Alabama- based Infirmary Health System Inc., two IHS-affiliated clinics and Diagnostic Physicians Group P.C. have agreed to pay the United States $24.5 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging that they violated the False Claims Act by paying or receiving financial inducements in connection with claims to the Medicare program, the Justice Depa
7/22/14 - Board confirms force was used on Mount Carmel patient [MaltaToday]
A patient at Mount Carmel Hospital was allegedly beaten after asking staff personnel to switch the television station from One news to TVM. The board set up to investigate an incident which occurred on May 20th- whereby a patient at Mount Carmel Hospital was allegedly beaten up by a member of the staff after requesting that the television station w
7/22/14 - BRIEF: Firefighters called to Memorial Hospital find smoke, no fire [The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. :: ]
July 22 Santa Rosa firefighters responded to a report of smoke at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital late Monday night and as fire and hospital officials developed a plan to move critically ill and injured patients, crews found there was no fire, just a busted belt in the air conditioning system, a Santa Rosa fire official said Tuesday. The call to the
7/22/14 - Brownsburg resident is state's first to receive 'breathing lung' transplant [Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, Ind. :: ]
July 22 Thanks to Indiana University Methodist Hospital and an innovative technique known as the' breathing lung' transplant, Damon Bradtmueller of Brownsburg now has a new set of lungs. IU Health is the only hospital system in Indiana involved in the study and one of only eight nationwide. Other hospitals include UCLA Medical Center, University
7/22/14 - CombiMatrix Signs Contract With Stratose Networks Division, One of the Largest Directly-Managed PPO Networks in U.S.
CombiMatrix Corporation, a molecular diagnostics company specializing in DNA-based testing services for developmental disorders and cancer diagnostics, today announced that it has entered into a contractual agreement with Stratose for coverage of CombiMatrix's diagnostic laboratory services. These members will now have access to CombiMatrix's...
7/22/14 - Complimentary Re-admissions Analytics Tool Available From BESLER Consulting
BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of Medicare revenue enhancement and protection services for hospitals, is pleased to offer a complimentary version of their Readmissions Analytics tool to assist hospitals with analyzing their 2015 QualityNet Hospital-Specific Reports. The 2015 HSRs released on July 21 allow hospitals to validate their Medicare
7/22/14 - Controversial Stamina treatment carried out on sick boy+rpt+ [ANSA]
-Brescia, July 22- A controversial stem-cell treatment was administered to a child suffering from muscular dystrophy at a hospital in northern Italy on Tuesday despite having been discredited. The Stamina treatment was administered on the orders of a Sicilian court after the hospital in Brescia decided to suspend the procedure on the boy suffering
7/22/14 - Controversial Staminia treatment carried out on sick boy [ANSA]
-Brescia, July 22- A controversial stem-cell treatment was administered to a child suffering from muscular dystrophy at a hospital in northern Italy on Tuesday despite having been discredited. The Stamina treatment was administered on the orders of a Sicilian court after the hospital in Brescia decided to suspend the procedure on the boy suffering
7/22/14 - Disposable Medical Gloves (Exam and Surgical) Markets Worldwide 2014
Dublin- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Disposable Medical Gloves Markets Worldwide 2014" report to their offering. The purpose of this report is to analyze and size the world market for Disposable Medical Gloves. -By Geographical location- US, Latam, Europe, Japan, China, India and ROW- By Care Location- Hospitals and Clini
7/22/14 - Doctor Strike Paralyses Healthcare, Commercial Activities
A NAN correspondent who visited the National Hospital Abuja, Wuse General Hospital and Federal Staff Hospital, Jabi, observed that the nurses, pharmacists and lab scientists were at their duty posts doing nothing as there were no patients to attend to. At the Federal Staff Hospital, Jabi, a lab attendant, who did not want his name mentioned, said:
7/22/14 - Doctors' Strike - Patients Resort to Traditional Healers in Bauchi
Following the lingering strike action embarked upon by members of the Nigerian Medical Association, patients unable to afford exorbitant charges at private hospitals and clinics are now being forced to patronise herbal medicine practitioners, and spiritual homes to cure their ailments. A patient at the state's Bayara Teaching hospital, Buba Abdulsa
7/22/14 - Dr. Howard Levine Elected President of the Medical Staff at Bayonne Medical Center
CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Howard Levine has been recently elected as the President of the medical staff at Bayonne Medical Center. The entire CarePoint Health organization congratulates Dr.
7/22/14 - Encephalitis toll climbs to 60 in Bengal [Mail Today (India)]
With 60 deaths due to encephalitis reported in the districts of north Bengal, the West Bengal government on Saturday issued a red alert in seven districts of the region. Hundreds of patients have been admitted at the hospital in critical condition, " West Bengal health services director B. R. Satpathy told MAIL TODAY. Sathpathy said: "The patients,
7/22/14 - ESWL, CT scan facilities missing at BBH
Patients coming from far-flung areas of the city and adjoining localities are facing great difficulties in getting treatment at Benazir Bhutto Hospital as facilities of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and CT scan are missing there for the last five years. Talking to reporter, Saeed Butt, a patient suffering from kidney disease, said private..
7/22/14 - Findings from Mahidol University Provides New Data about Tropical Medicine and Public Health (Factors associated with severe clinical manifestation...
Findings from Mahidol University Provides New Data about Tropical Medicine and Public Health. According to news reporting from Bangkok, Thailand, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "A retrospective study was conducted by reviewing medical records of 323 adult patients hospitalized with dengue infection at the Hospital for Tropical Diseas
7/22/14 - Findings from Massachusetts General Hospital Update Knowledge of Colon Cancer (The Longitudinal Impact of Patient Navigation on Equity in Colorectal...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Current study results on Oncology have been published. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Massachusetts General Hospital, "A culturally tailored CRC screening PN program was implemented in 1 community health center in 2007. In a primary care network, CRC screening rat
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