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10/25/14 - DeLauro meets with Connecticut hospital leaders on preparedness for Ebola, other diseases [New Haven Register, Conn.]
The meeting, which was convened at the headquarters of the Connecticut Hospital Association, offered DeLauro an idea of some of the practical issues health care officials in the state are facing. That is important because DeLauro is the senior Democrat on the House of Representatives' Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations...
10/25/14 - Doctors remove fibroids from two patients [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]
Two patients in Hafr Al-Batin have successfully undergone surgery for the removal of uterine fibroids. A medical team from the Maternity Hospital in Hafr Al-Batin removed fibroids from the patients aged 34 and 40, media spokesman of Health Affairs in Hafr Al-Batin Abdulaziz Al-Inizi said. The first patient, aged 34, was suffering from chronic pain
10/25/14 - FEATURE: Speech privacy protection systems finding way into medical field
At Ebira Pharmacy, a drugstore in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, speakers in the waiting lounge start making a muffled sound when a patient talks to a pharmacist in a booth. The system picks up conversations with a microphone and then coverts them into unrecognizable sounds, according to maker Glory Ltd. In addition to drugstores and hospitals, banks are
10/25/14 - Fired legal counsel for Luis sues hospital, CEO [The Virgin Islands Daily News, St. Thomas]
Kendall Griffith on July 15 is now suing the hospital, alleging that she was terminated in retaliation for being a whistleblower. Royette Russell, who had represented the hospital since June 2008, filed the lawsuit against Luis Hospital and Griffith, in his professional and personal capacities, in federal court on Wednesday. "Unfortunately, Kend
10/25/14 - Freeman not first for SABR [Newcastle Evening Chronicle (England)]
WHILE I welcome the excellent news that Freeman Hospital is to offer stereotactic radiotherapy to patients in the North East of England, it is not true that this is the first centre to deliver this type of treatment outside of London. In fact, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Liverpool have been routinely delivering SABR for over 5 years and in total, 21 o
10/25/14 - Government hospital prepared for Ebola [The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon]
Oct. 25 BEIRUT Lebanon's first Ebola isolation unit, set up at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital with the help of the World Health Organization and the Health Ministry, is finally ready to treat patients suspected of having contracted the disease. Pierre Abi Hanna, chief of Infectious Diseases at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital, gave Th
10/25/14 - Happy sight: Diwali begins on bright note [Bangalore] [Times of India]
Bangalore: The male and female adult wards of Minto Eye Hospital are empty, a sign that this festive season has been relatively safe. As on Thursday, Minto Hospital saw three cases, all kids. We feel extremely sad when patients lose eyesight for no fault of theirs, "says Dr Krishna Prasad AH, resident medical officer, Minto Eye Hospital.
10/25/14 - Kasturba Hospital pioneers yet another landmark - bone marrow transplantation [Mangalore] [Times of India]
MANGALORE: The first Bone Marrow transplantation at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal was performed on a patient with Multiple Myeloma. Kasturi, 28 from Raichur district, was suffering from multiple myeloma and was being treated at Shirdi Sai Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal for the same. Dr M Dayananda, Medical Superintende
10/25/14 - Nurses seek meeting with Snyder on Ebola readiness [Detroit Free Press]
Oct. 25 A Michigan nurses union that expressed concern last week about the state's readiness to handle the Ebola disease has sent a letter to Gov. There have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Michigan, but a recent Michigan Nurses Assocation poll showed that more than 80 percent of state nurses said their hospital or facility has not provided a
10/25/14 - Patients receive 'dead' hearts in breakthrough transplants: Sydney team reports three successful procedures Higher number of donors could save 30% more lives
But a team at St Vincent's hospital heart lung transplant unit in Sydney announced yesterday that they had performed three transplants with donor hearts that had stopped beating for 20 minutes. Cardiologist Peter MacDonald said the donor hearts were housed in a portable console dubbed a "heart in a box" and submerged in a ground-breaking preservati
10/25/14 - Sindh's new bill: New bill lets doctors treat patients without police clearance
If your loved one is injured in an accident or a shooting, you need not hesitate from rushing them to the nearest hospital out of fear of the police. The Sindh government's new bill, which was passed by the provincial assembly on0 Friday, binds private health facilities to treat all patients without waiting for police clearance. Nisar Ali Shah, a s
10/25/14 - Speaker raps govt over hiring docs [Bangalore] [Times of India]
BANGALORE: Karnataka legislative assembly speaker Kagodu Thimmappa on Thursday hauled the Siddaramaiah government over the coals for delay in recruiting doctors to government hospitals. According to sources, Thimmappa summoned health minister U T Khader and principal secretary N Sivasailam, seeking details of the doctors' recruitment process and...
10/25/14 - Surgeons succeed in heart valve procedure [Cyprus Mail]
A NEW non-surgical method, which is considered to be the only effective treatment for mitral regurgitation, a condition where the heart "s mitral valve doesn" t close tightly, allowing blood to flow backward in the heart, has been successfully applied for the first time in Cyprus, by a group of cardiac surgeons of the American Medical Centre/Americ
10/25/14 - University of Arizona and Phoenix Children's Hospital to Utilize PierianDx's Genetic Testing Solutions [Professional Services Close - Up]
PierianDx said that the University of Arizona and Phoenix Children's Hospital have signed customer contracts to join the network of partners using the Company's genetic testing software and services. Michael Hammer, Director of the University of Arizona Genetics Core. Nazneen Aziz, Chief Research Officer for Phoenix Children's Hospital. "
10/24/14 - 'NMMC must be proactive to help prevent dengue' [Navi Mumbai] [Times of India]
General physician Dr Farah Ingle, who consults at MGM Hospital and Fortis Hospital in Vashi, said that in October alone around 200 cases have been confirmed at both hospitals. Dr Sandeep Sonawane, specialist, internal medicine, at Sai Snehdeep Hospital in Koparkhairane said that in October almost 30 cases have been admitted to the hospital.
10/24/14 - Abou Faour: Contracts with Second Category Hospitals Suspended [Naharnet (Lebanon)]
Health Minister Wael Abu Faour stated on Thursday that since the year 2008 billions of Lebanese pounds have been squandered in second category hospitals and benefited by those not eligible to benefit from, the state-run National News Agency reported. We even found names of listed patients who have actually left the facility but the ministry continu
10/24/14 - After Congressional Hearing on Ebola Prep. National Nurses Say Mandate for Hospitals Still Needed
Following a Congressional hearing Friday morning in Washington on Ebola and the latest confirmed Ebola patient in New York Thursday, National Nurses United said a major gap remains in U.S. preparedness- the failure of the federal government, both Congress and the White House, to mandate all hospitals to implement the highest standards and protocols
10/24/14 - AHRCC fails to clear bills, chemo stopped [Bhubaneswar] [Times of India]
CUTTACK: Cancer patients at the government-run Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre have been at the receiving end of a tiff between hospital authorities and drug dealers. Sources said two medicine stores, which supply the medicines to the hospital, have an outstanding bill of Rs 4 crore. AHRCC is the premier cancer hospital in the state and pati
10/24/14 - Antimicrobial use in hospitals appears to be common
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week A one-day prevalence survey of 183 hospitals found that approximately 50 percent of hospitalized patients included in the survey were receiving antimicrobial drugs, and that about half of these patients were receiving 2 or more antimicrobial drugs, according to a study in the October 8
10/24/14 - AP Top News at 9:40 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK A doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, city officials said Thursday. He was rushed to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital, a designated Ebola center, and was being treated in a specially built isolation ward. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless s
10/24/14 - AP Top News at 9:45 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK A doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, city officials said Thursday. He was rushed to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital, a designated Ebola center, and was being treated in a specially built isolation ward. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless s
10/24/14 - AP Top News at 9:50 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, city officials said Thursday. He was rushed to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital, a designated Ebola center, and was being treated in a specially built isolation ward. In recent weeks, he had been living
10/24/14 - Aurora Spine Announces Expansion of U.S. Hospital Network Through Agreement With MedAssets [Global Data Point]
"MedAssets serves four out of five U.S. hospitals, 180 health systems, more than 4,400 hospitals and 122,000 non-acute healthcare providers," said Brent Johnston, Chief Business Officer for Aurora Spine. "Aurora is excited to offer our product lines which include the recently launched Ti-NANO? MIS interbody fusion systems and our line of Zip?
10/24/14 - Banner Desert earns recognition as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Banner Desert Medical Center is pleased to announce it has earned recognition as an American Association of Gynecologic Laproscopists Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology? by AAGL and the Surgical Review Corporation. Banner Desert Medical Center joins three other hos
10/24/14 - Beirut hospital 'Ebola' case creates confusion [The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon]
Oct. 23 BEIRUT The patient who was said to have been showing symptoms of Ebola and reportedly tested at Beirut's Rafik Hariri University Hospital Thursday was never suspected to have been infected with the disease, a hospital official told The Daily Star, saying that hospital workers were conducting a drill. Earlier, a Health Ministry source sa
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