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12/15/18 - 108 Military Central Hospital to open modern 2,000-bed facility [Sport360]
The 108 Military Central Hospital will put its central building into operation on December 17 as the countrys largest and most modern medical facility after more than seven years of construction. Located inside the current hospital at No1 Trn Hng o Street, Hon Kim District, H Ni, the construction consists of three buildings with a total floor area
12/15/18 - 26th Annual Quaid Harley-Davidson Toy Run Happening This Sunday
WHAT: Start your engines and ride over to Quaid Harley-Davidson this Sunday, Dec. 16, for the 26th annual Toy Run benefiting Loma Linda University Children's Hospital. Participants will gift patients and their families with a new toy and ride their festively decorated bikes in front of Children's Hospital. Patients from Children's Hospital and thei
12/15/18 - 300 seats of medical, paramedical staff in CDA hospital, dispensaries lying vacant
300 posts of medical and paramedical staff including 70 of doctors are lying vacant since the last 6 years in the Capital Development Authority Hospital and 10 dispesnsaries. I-10, F-11, Bhara Kahu, embassy areas, Rawal Town, G-10. Dispensaries located in the G-10, G-9, G-7 sectors has permanent doctors while there is no permanent doctor appointed
12/15/18 - 5 things to know about Lee Health's Medicare fraud lawsuit
Lee Health is the latest major health care organization to get hit with a federal whistleblower lawsuit alleging Medicare fraud and illegal self-referrals. Angela D'Anna, Lee Health's former head internal auditor, filed the lawsuit and claimed that the public hospital system paid certain neurosurgeons, cardiologists, pulmonologists and one...
12/15/18 - A 200-bed hospital opens to the public [Sudan Tribune]
Once fully operational, the hospital named Sheikh Zayed is expected to decongest Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, which is struggling to cope with a huge influx of patients. The hospital, whose construction was funded fully by a United Arab Emirates based charitable organisation, Dar al Ber Society at a cost of Sh200 million,
12/15/18 - Artificial intelligence predicts treatment effectiveness
How can a doctor predict the treatment outcome of an individual patient? A new method developed by Finnish researchers at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio University Hospital and Aalto University now provides answers to these questions. According to Professor Emeritus Olli-Pekka Ryynnenfrom the University of Eastern Finland, the method o
12/15/18 - Bevacizumab Biosimilar, IBI305, Meets Primary End Points in 2 Clinical Trials [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
"Lung cancer is the highest incidence cancer in China, and bevacizumab is an important treatment for non-small lung cancer patients. The launch of a high-quality bevacizumab biosimilar will improve drug accessibility and benefit more patients, "said Li Zhang, MD, from the cancer hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, in a statement announcing the posi
12/15/18 - DC inaugurates pharmacy in children hospital
Deputy Commissioner Sardar Saifullah Dogar inaugurated the pharmacy here on Friday. Medical Superintendent Dr Habib Buttar and EDO Health Dr Mushtaq Sipra were present on the occasion. MS Dr Habib Buttar said that modern treatment facilities are available in the hospital and children of different district are coming here for treatment.
12/15/18 - Diabetes Centre inaugurated at Suntreso Hospital [Syrian Arab News Agency]
A Diabetes Support Centre has been inaugurated at the Suntreso Government Hospital in Kumasi. The Danish Embassy in Ghana, facilitated the construction of the centre which was built by Novo Nordisk, a Danish pharmaceutical company with expertise in diabetes care. At a ceremony to officially open the centre, the Ashanti Regional Director of Health S
12/15/18 - Geisinger looks to fill 200 jobs in new hospital [Sport360]
Geisinger St. Luke`s Hospital is hiring to fill 200 jobs next year. Permanent positions include doctors, nurses, technicians and other workers. near the hospital construction site at 1021 Centre Turnpike near Orwigsburg.
12/15/18 - Heartless Delhi? Woman's pacemaker pops out, two hospitals shun her [New Indian Express (India)]
NEW DELHI: Two hospitals in the city have refused to treat 62- year-old Roli Somvanshi, days after her pacemaker popped out. A resident of Saifai, Uttar Pradesh, Roli got the pacemaker last year in her village. Much to her horror, two hospitals, a private national heart institute and the Delhi government-run GB Pant hospital turned her away saying
12/15/18 - Hospital without doctor
A small town of district Kech named Sharak has only one government hospital and that too with no doctors. Residents of the town are living without accessible doctors and are deprived of basic health facilities. I recently visited the town and the locked doors of the hospital caught me by surprise.
12/15/18 - How to check rot in state teaching hospitals, by NMA chief, others
Nigeria Medical Association President Dr. Faduyile made the call at the annual general meeting and scientific conference of the Association of Resident Doctors, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. The theme of the conference was: State teaching hospitals in Nigeria: Blessing or curse.
12/15/18 - Hundreds of patients face long A&E waits
HUNDREDS of patients were forced to wait more than 30 minutes outside Russells Hall Hospital in just one month with some even waiting for more than an hour, new figures have revealed. Diane Wake, the chief executive of the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Russells Hall Hospital, said they work hard to ensure patients are seen and asses
12/15/18 - It seems only private-sector workers are expected to make sacrifices for Gesy [Cyprus Mail]
IN THE last week, all the union representatives of employees of state hospitals had meetings with the head of the Organisation of State Health Services that will take over the running of the hospitals from next year, as part of the Gesy planning. Under Gesy, state hospitals will no longer be under the authority of the ministry of health but will be
12/15/18 - Janssen Submits Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to FDA for XARELTO (rivaroxaban) to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Acute Medically Ill Patients [Sport360]
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson& Johnson announced today the submission of a supplemental New Drug Application for XARELTO to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of venous thromboembolism, or blood clots, in medically ill patients. "Despite being at high risk of VTE for up to six weeks when leaving the hospital
12/15/18 - More than 90 percent of Gulf Coast Regional services back online [The News Herald, Panama City, Fla.]
Dec. 14 PANAMA CITY Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center has restored more than 90 percent of its services, two months after Hurricane Michael slammed into it. According to a Thursday press release, Gulf Coast reopened more beds and service lines for patients in recent days and expects to be 100- percent operational early next year. "I am very p
12/15/18 - Morris Hospital approved for $30M-plus renovation project [Sudan Tribune]
Morris Hospital& Healthcare Centers has received approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board to proceed with $33.5 million in renovations that will modernize the main hospital campus at. 150 W. High St. in Morris. Modernization of Morris Hospitals main campus will help address increased volume in the emergency department
12/15/18 - Narayanganj residents at greater risk due to lack of adequate medical facilities
As a result, the number of accidental deaths of Narayanganj residents due to wrong treatment or negligence by doctors and the authorities of private hospitals and clinics has been rising in recent times. On October 23, Choya Moni, daughter of Kamrul Islam, a resident of Bhobonathpur village in Sonargong upazila, died after being treated at a local
12/15/18 - New Baptist Memorial Hospital opens its doors in Crittenden County [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
For the first time in four years, patients in Crittenden County won`t have to come to Memphis for hospital care. This is also the first time Crittenden County has had an emergency room since Crittenden Regional Hospital closed back in 2014. For the last four years patients had to be transported across the the river to Memphis for emergency medical
12/15/18 - New unit at Toppenish hospital will provide care for psychiatric crises [Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash.]
Dec. 14 TOPPENISH, Wash. Astria Toppenish Hospital is opening a new unit that will provide inpatient care for those under psychiatric crisis, including those with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. The new unit is a response to the hospital's recently completed community needs assessment, where inpatient and outpatient care
12/15/18 - Newly built Lady Goschen hospital to start functioning soon [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
The construction work of newly built MPRL-ONGC anniversary wing Lady Goschen hospital is almost completed which was underway for the past seven years. Fumigation of the building has been done by the pest control, the cultural report will arrive on December 14 and as per the direction of deputy commissioner, the shifting of patients will be done on
12/15/18 - Pan Asia Bank island wide CSR initiative extends to Embilipitiya to help patients at local hospitals
As a part of the mega CSR initiative launched by Pan Asia Bank to upgrade the facilities of selected government hospitals around the island, the Embilipitiya branch of Pan Asia Bank went on to renovate Chandrikawewa Regional Hospital's Ward No: 1. The branch staff, along with Regional Manager Anuradha Ranaweera came forward to assist the hospital b
12/15/18 - Pannipitya Private Hospital to provide Suraksha benefits real-time to school children
Pannipitya Private Hospital has made arrangements to provide treatment sans cash payments to all schoolchildren who own Suraksha Insurance cards. However the Education Ministry has made special arrangements with seven prominent private hospitals to provide treatment without having to settle the bill by paying cash immediately after treatment.
12/15/18 - Prison inmate dies during treatment at York Hospital [The York Dispatch, Pa.]
Dec. 14 A York County Prison inmate undergoing medical treatment at York Hospital died during his care Thursday, according to the York County Coroner's Office. He had been a patient at York Hospital for nine days prior to his death, the release states. Arrest: Powell was arrested in October for allegedly fighting with York Hospital staff.
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