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4/24/14 - Abu Dhabi Mers case in a stable [National, The (United Arab Emirates)]
ABU DHABI// A patient who tested positive for Mers coronavirus is stable in hospital, the Health Authority Abu Dhabi said yesterday. The Ministry of Health said it was monitoring the situation closely. It reiterated that Mers was not a public health concern.
4/24/14 - Accrediting switch could be ahead for CAMC [Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. :: ]
April 23 Plans are in the works for switching accreditation bodies for Charleston Area Medical Center from The Joint Commission to Det Norske Veritas. DNV, a Norwegian-based company, would analyze the facility on an annual basis as compared to three year evaluations done by The Joint Commission, said Dr. "It helps us be ready for Medicare requir
4/24/14 - Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors
KABUL, Afghanistan An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three foreign physicians and wounding two other people, officials said. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest attack on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital this year. The attacke
4/24/14 - Afghan hospital guard kills 3 foreign doctors
KABUL, Afghanistan An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three foreign physicians and wounding two other people, officials said. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest attack on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital this year. The attacke
4/24/14 - Australia : Australia s first CyberKnife unveiled in Perth [TendersInfo (India)]
Western Australia is now home to Australia's first CyberKnife, a technologically advanced weapon in the fight against cancer, which uses high-dose radiation to treat certain tumours. Unveiling the new equipment at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital today, Health Minister Kim Hames said he expected as many as 450 patients to benefit from such treatment e
4/24/14 - Australia : MRI works contract awarded for Albany Health Campus [TendersInfo (India)]
Health Minister Kim Hames said Great Southern Radiology would purchase and operate a Phillips MRI machine, once modifications were completed to the MRI suite. The $573,409 contract for the fit-out works was awarded to Smith Constructions of Bunbury. Patients will be able to claim a Medicare rebate to help cover the cost of scans after the Medicare
4/24/14 - BRIEF: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital back in Medicare compliance after coffee spill [Detroit Free Press :: ]
April 23 Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital is no longer in danger of being cut from the Medicare program for a coffee-spilling accident. The center had warned the hospital that it could be removed from the Medicare program as early as next week as a result of a January incident in which an elderly patient accidentally burned himself or herself with h
4/24/14 - BRIEF: IV fluids in short supply at U.S. hospitals [Boston Herald :: ]
Lori J. Schroth, a spokeswoman for Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, said over the past year IV fluids have been in short supply for nearly all hospitals. But Ted Okon, executive director of the Community Oncology Alliance, said the manufacturing base for things such as saline has been shrinking. In a statement yesterday, Pat Noga, the Massac
4/24/14 - BRIEF: Midstate hospitals' contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield set to expire [The Macon Telegraph :: ]
April 24 The current contract between Central Georgia Health System and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia is set to expire Thursday. After about nine months of negotiations, the health system, which includes The Medical Center of Central Georgia, The Medical Center of Peach County, Central Georgia Rehabilitation Hospital and their 841 physicians,
4/24/14 - BRIEF: Threat spurs evacuation at Portsmouth Naval hospital [The Virginian-Pilot :: ]
April 23 PORTSMOUTH Patients and staff were evacuated from two buildings at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center this afternoon after reports of a bomb threat and a suspicious package. The front gate was closed to traffic shortly after 1 p.m. but has since reopened to vehicles, patients and visitors. The all-clear came around 3 p.m., Navy officials
4/24/14 - BRIEF: Two-Midnight Rule affects Medicare hospital payments [The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City :: ]
April 24 Medicare hospital payments. Q: What are the implications for hospitals and patients if the rule is upheld or struck down? A: If the Two-Midnight Rule is upheld, more patient care likely will be billed as outpatient care rather than inpatient care, which will result in lower reimbursement to hospitals even if exactly the same services are
4/24/14 - Car rams into nine pedestrians in Goregaon [Mumbai] [Times of India]
The victims were rushed to the civic-run Siddharth Hospital in Goregaon. Four of them were later shifted to SevenHills and Nair hospitals. The patients have been stabilized, "said Dr Avinash Sankhe, medical superintendent of Siddharth Hospital.
4/24/14 - Carando, and Stop&Shop Roll Out Easter Lunch to Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston [Professional Services Close - Up]
"It's been our pleasure to serve everyone at the Boston Shriners Hospital," said Dan Incaudo, Vice President and General Manager for Carando Classic Italian Meats. The lunch is part of an ongoing campaign dubbed "Carando Cares," in which Carando, part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, is giving back to local communit
4/24/14 - Cardica MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 Featured At Society Of American Gastrointestinal And Endoscopic Surgeons Meeting
Cardica, Inc. today announced that Radu Pescarus, M.D., Foregut Fellow in the Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division of Providence Portland Medical Center, presented a poster detailing the pre-clinical use of the MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 surgical stapling device in cutting-edge gastrointestinal surgical procedures including...
4/24/14 - Centre for anti-coagulation service at Heart Hospital [Peninsula, The (Qatar)]
Heart Hospital officials at a press conference. DOHA: Heart Hospital has established an Anti-coagulation Management Service, which aims to allow pharmacists to manage dedicated anticoagulation clinics at the hospital. The hospital currently offers two anti-coagulation clinics, managed by physicians, which will gradually be taken over by pharmacists
4/24/14 - China to punish crimes in doctor-patient flare-ups [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
BEIJING- China will severely punish people who insult medical workers or set up shrines to late patients in hospitals, according to a guideline issued on Thursday. The guideline, jointly released by the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuratorate, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Justice and the National Health and Fa
4/24/14 - China to punish crimes in doctor-patient flare-ups [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]
BEIJING- China will severely punish people who insult medical workers or set up shrines to late patients in hospitals, according to a guideline issued on Thursday. The guideline, jointly released by the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuratorate, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Justice and the National Health and Fa
4/24/14 - Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market Will Grow at 14.8% CAGR Till 2020
The database of Research Beam has a latest addition of report, titled "Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market- Current Trends, Size, Share, Industry Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Growth, Opportunities and Global Forecasts, 2012 -2020." This report prepared with insightful analysis provides a microscopic view about continuous glucose monitoring
4/24/14 - Dangerous Minds / Insane System: Source Notes [The Virginian-Pilot :: ]
April 24 ABOUT THIS SERIES This series was written using Bruce Williams' medical records, journal and court records, interviews and Virginian-Pilot research. Forms authorizing the release of Bruce Williams' records were obtained from providers and brought to. Portsmouth Circuit Court records related to the 2011 murder of Linda Gay Carroll inclu
4/24/14 - Data from Kansas State University Provide New Insights into Animal Welfare
For more information on this research see: Emphysematous Cystitis and Pyelonephritis in a Nondiabetic Dog and a Diabetic Cat. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2014; 50: 124-129. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association can be contacted at: Amer Animal Hospital Assoc, PO Box 150899, Lakewood, CO 80215-0899, USA.
4/24/14 - Fitango Introduces FitangoCare?, a White-Label Patient Engagement and Adherence Solution for Providers and Payers
Today, Fitango, an innovative health care technology company launched FitangoCare?, a patient engagement and adherence solution for providers and payers. For providers such as hospitals, ACOs and PCMHs, FitangoCare provides an adherence improvement and readmission avoidance solution that reduces costs and improves outcomes by enhancing patient...
4/24/14 - Fitch Rates Ector County Hospital District's (TX) Revs 'A-'; Outlook to Positive [Professional Services Close - Up]
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the' A-' rating on the following bonds issued by Ector County Hospital District on behalf of Medical Center Hospital:. $6,130,000, hospital revenue refunding and improvement bonds, series 2010 A;. STRONG LIQUIDITY METRICS: At Feb. 28, MCH had $102.9 million in unrestricted cash and investments, which translated into cas
4/24/14 - Foetus found at Lucknow Civil Hospital [Lucknow] [Times of India]
LUCKNOW: A 20-24 weeks old foetus was found lying in a toilet of the burns unit emergency ward at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Civil Hospital here on Wednesday. The incident left patient attendants and hospital staff shocked for the reason that the hospital does not offer obstetrics and gynecology services. "A male foetus doesn't rule out possibility o
4/24/14 - Friends' fantastic donation to help hospital patients ; But demise of local companies results in funding source appeal [Lincolnshire Echo (England)]
The Friends of Lincoln Hospitals Association was formed in 1948- coinciding with the birth of the National Health Service. That includes all the wards and departments of Lincoln County Hospital, Mental Health and Learning Disability Services and St. Barnabas Hospice in Lincoln. "Shortly after the time the association was formed some of the large i
4/24/14 - Health Notes: Hospitals making progress on reducing early elective deliveries [Duluth News Tribune :: ]
April 24 Three Northland hospitals are among 63 in Minnesota recognized for reducing the number of early elective deliveries. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth and Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet achieved the recognition from the Minnesota Hospital Association and the March of Dimes for successfully cutting down on elective inductions and...
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