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4/26/18 - Advocacy group gives Stanford hospital a 'C' for patient safety [Palo Alto Daily News, Calif.]
The Leapfrog Group, a national organization that advocates for hospital transparency, gave Stanford a "C" among its grading of approximately 2,500 general acute-care hospitals across the nation this week. Leapfrog assigns ratings to those hospitals twice a year; Stanford received "B" in 2017 and the last six months of 2015 and 2016, and an "A" the
4/26/18 - Anniversary time for unit looking at men's health
A hospital department specialising in men's health is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Nuffield Health Wolverhampton Hospital has three urological surgeons and a specialist in genito-urinary medicine at its private practice at the hospital in Tettenhall. Among the medics, Dr Kieran Fernando, a consultant in sexually transmitted infections and HIV,
4/26/18 - Atrium Health releases doctors seeking to break away from the hospital system [The Charlotte Observer]
April 25 Atrium Health said Wednesday it is granting a request from a group of doctors seeking to break away from the hospital system, by ending employment agreements with the physicians on Sept. 1. The doctors within Atrium's Mecklenburg Medical Group practice will not be restricted by non-compete agreements, Atrium said. "We are pleased that t
4/26/18 - Community Leaders, Physicians Join Rally at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
"I am speaking out today because Huron Valley nurses are doing everything that we can to care for our patients, but increasingly, we are stretched so thin that near-misses are becoming ordinary," said Tina Grossman, an Emergency Department nurse with more than 10 years of experience at HVSH. Nurses at Huron Valley voted to form their union in March
4/26/18 - Data on Tularemia Discussed by Researchers at University Hospital [Usefulness of a single-assay chemiluminescence test (Tularaemia VIRCLIA IgG plus...
Data on Tularemia Discussed by Researchers at University Hospital. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Food Weekly News Researchers detail new data in Tick-Borne Diseases and Conditions- Tularemia. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from University Hospital, "All sera were tested by CHT,' in-house' microagglutination test,...
4/26/18 - ER wait times at WellStar are unreasonable
West Georgia Medical Center used to be a hospital that we were proud of, a place the community relied on for professional and curtesy health care. The merger with WellStar has not brought any positive changes. It'd be easier to see the most popular, qualified physician in LaGrange with no appointment than to attempt to get proper service and attent
4/26/18 - Frisbie earns highest patient safety ranking [Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover, N.H.]
April 26 ROCHESTER For the fifth time in three years, Frisbie Memorial Hospital has received an "A" grade for its overall patient safety. Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia and Parkland Medical Center in Derry received the other "As" in the spring 2018 report. said Jocelyn Caple MD, interim CEO of Frisbie Memorial Hospital. "
4/26/18 - Hospital Cancer Diagnostics Market: Reporting and Evaluation of Recent Industry Developments: Hospital Cancer Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024
Albany, NY 04/25/2018 A recently added report by Transparency Market Research to its growing repository, titled, "Hospital Cancer Diagnostics Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016- 2024," reports that the market is being propelled on account of the rising incidence of cancer and the growing awareness
4/26/18 - Hospitals missing signs of dementia
The study, led by experts from University College London, tracked diagnosed patients who were subsequently admitted to various general hospitals for a reason other than dementia. Complications However, this was an improvement from 2008 when hospitals failed to recognise a dementia diagnosis in more than half of sufferers, according to the study whi
4/26/18 - Hospitals prep for Medicaid funding cuts [Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, Mont.]
Hospitals across Montana are preparing for a decrease in Medicaid funding through layoffs and program "realignments" as the fallout from last year's state budget shortfall continues to land on Montana's health care providers. The cuts are coming to Montana's Medicaid reimbursement rate, which provides hospitals with funding to serve patients on the
4/26/18 - Howard University Hospital Introduces State-of-the-Art 3D Mammography Technology
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Howard University Hospital is taking the lead in the fight against breast cancer. The hospital's Radiology Department recently introduced its new 3 D mammography technology that improves early detection of breast cancer. "We are extremely excited to unveil new 3 D mammography technolo
4/26/18 - Inquiry considers implications of Paterson's crimes
EARLIER this month a report by the Care Quality Commission into more than 200 private hospitals found that the failings that allowed Paterson to harm patients were widespread. The chief inspector of hospitals, Ted Baker, warned of significant safety concerns surrounding the monitoring of consultants in the private sector, and that safety was "viewe
4/26/18 - Investigators from Mount Sinai Medical Center Have Reported New Data on Breast Cancer (Who Is Ordering MRIs in Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Current study results on Oncology- Breast Cancer have been published. According to news reporting originating from New York City, New York, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The role of MRI in the workup of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients remains controversial.
4/26/18 - Just not enough hospital beds
It is no wonder that winter pressure is here all year. The simple fact is that to get people admitted you have to get them out the other end. The sad fact is over the recent past 80 odd beds have been lost through council and health care thrusts, namely Warstones resource centre, Woden House resource centre, leaving only Bradley Lodge as a halfway
4/26/18 - Local hospitals get high marks for safety in new report South Jersey hospitals maintain high safety standards, report shows
South Jersey hospitals based in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and southern Ocean counties earned A and B grades in the spring edition of the LeapFrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade report, which uses survey and public information to grade hospitals in every state. Shore Medical Center, in Somers Point, received its eighth consecutive A grade from t
4/26/18 - N.H. hospitals demand state's payment
A plan by Senate President Chuck Morse to set aside $38 million in escrow was intended to address a looming budget shortfall the state faced over a hospital payment lawsuit. In a heated, two-hour hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, hospital representatives squared off with senators over the plan, which comes after a March federa
4/26/18 - New Data from St. Mary's Hospital Illuminate Findings in Women's Health (Ovarian response to controlled ovarian stimulation for fertility...
Mary's Hospital Illuminate Findings in Women's Health. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Investigators publish new report on Women's Health. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from St. Mary's Hospital, "Patients undergoing COS for IVF/ICSI for male factor only infertility in the same time period
4/26/18 - NHS England hospitals told to spot dying patients sooner
Hospitals and ambulance services have been told to get better at identifying patients at risk of dying after 100 people died last year when their failing health was not recognised. NHS Improvement has issued a patient safety alert telling England s 134 acute hospital trusts and 10 ambulance services to do more to spot signs of a patient s det
4/26/18 - NYU Langone HospitalBrooklyn Puts Expectant Parents at Ease With Ready, Set, Baby!
NYU Langone Health issued the following news release:. The arrival of a first baby is an exciting occasionbut it also can be fraught with anxiety. "Patients and their families want to feel secure that they are in good hands," says Ming C. Tsai, MD, chief of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU Langone HospitalBrooklyn.
4/26/18 - Patients suffer as doctors boycott OPDs at Jinnah Hospital
Patients at Jinnah Hospital continue to suffer as the Young Doctors Association boycotted OPDs for the second consecutive day. The YDA has accused Dr Seemi Jamali, Director Jinnah Hospital, of filing the cases. It seems the next couple of days for will not be good for patients at Jinnah Hospital as OPDs are bound to remain closed.
4/26/18 - Pledge to improve care and patient experience
Staff at Shropshire's two main hospitals have vowed to improve patient care. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, which runs Telford's Princess Royal Hospital and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, made the pledges as part of Experience of Care Week. Deirdre Fowler, director of nursing, mi
4/26/18 - RB1 gene mutations underlie clinical resistance to CDK 4/6 inhibitor breast cancer therapy
In their report published in the Annals of Oncology, the team- led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute Gustave Roussy in Paris, and Texas Oncology-Baylor Sammons Cancer Center/ U.S. Oncology in Dallas- reports their discovery of new mutations in the RB1 gene, a key part of the pathway targeted by CDK 4/ 6 inhibitors, in wo
4/26/18 - Safety grades hold steady for Forsyth, Wake Forest Baptist Forsyth, Wake Forest Baptist remain unchanged with Leapfrog safety grades
Here's how local hospitals fared in the fall assessment by The Leapfrog Group. *Grade A: Alamance Regional; High Point Regional; Hugh Chatham of Elkin; Medical Park; Moses Cone; UNC Rockingham; Wesley Long. *Grade B: Annie Penn of Reidsville; Forsyth Medical Center; Kernersville; Northern Hospital of Surry County; Randolph Hospital of Asheboro; Wat
4/26/18 - Sex and race disparities in cardiovascular health could be reduced
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly Substantial sex and racial gaps exist for cardiac rehabilitation referral at hospital discharge, especially among females, African-Americans, Hispanic and Asian patients leading to less favorable outcomes and/or survival rates. Researchers linked the American Heart Association's Get
4/26/18 - Two Detroit Medical Center Hospitals Score Top Ratings From Leapfrog
Huron-Valley and Harper-Hutzel are core hospitals in the Detroit Medical Center health system. Huron-Valley and Harper-Hutzel Hospital were two of only 23 hospitals in Michigan to earn Leapfrog's top A score. Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital is 1 of 49 hospitals in the U.S. to receive straight A's since the inception of the Safety Grades, and only 1 of
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