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10/19/18 - $1.2B Toronto hospital to merge nature, health care [Sudan Tribune]
West Park Healthcare Centre recently broke ground on a new $1.2 billion, six-storey hospital overlooking the Humber River valley in Toronto. The new West Park Healthcare Centre is an important project that will support patients and families in Toronto by providing access to therapeutic spaces for generations to come, said Christine Elliott, ministe
10/19/18 - 3 new suspected 'modern polio' cases in Allegheny County [The Tribune-Review, Greensburg]
Oct. 18 Three new children with suspected acute flaccid myelitis, or "modern polio," are being treated at UPMC Children's Hospital, the Allegheny County Health Department said Thursday. Those new patients are all Allegheny County residents, according to the health department. There is also a fourth new suspected case in eastern Pennsylvania, Nate
10/19/18 - 85 patientsfound abandoned at Goverment Mental hospital [New Indian Express (India)]
KOZHIKODE: As many as 85 patients admitted to Government Hospital for Mental Health and Care, Kuthiravattam, who have now completely recovered from their illness, are staring a bleak future as their family members and relatives are not willing to accept them. Earlier, an inspection held by the District Legal Services Authority and Social Justice De
10/19/18 - Apple announces new app to help knee and hip replacement patients; U of U looking for study participants [Sport360]
University of Utah Health is one of four hospitals in the country teaming up with Apple and Zimmer Biomet, a medical device company, on an app called "MyMobility." Christopher Pelt, University of Utah Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr. Pelt is encouraging his patients to sign up for the clinical study.
10/19/18 - As the chief of emergency services and a clinical attending
As the chief of emergency services and a clinical attending physician working regularly in the Emergency Care Center at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, I have significant concerns that the mandated rigid staffing ratios proposed in Question #1 will significantly hinder our ability to provide emergency care to our community. Requiring staffing ratios that
10/19/18 - Business case approved for 11m Glasgow mental health facilities [Tehran Times (Iran)]
Plans for two new Mental Health in-patient wards at Stobhill Hospital were given a major boost this week after the Board of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde approved the full business case. The final stage of the process of developing the state-of-the-art wards is to submit the full business case to the Scottish Government Capital Investment Group for
10/19/18 - Cancer care center will open in 2019 [Tehran Times (Iran)]
Were moving forward, project engineer John Tomasic said. It will greatly enlarge the hospitals ability to treat cancer patients while keeping them from having to travel to Chapel Hill for many treatments; it will also provide defragmentation of the health systems cancer treatment, public relations director Megan McGarvey said, as many of the hospit
10/19/18 - Doctors 'need to talk about dying'
Doctors need to get better at talking to patients about dying, a new report has suggested. The Royal College of Physicians said confidence was one of the main barriers, with many- from medical students to consultants- feeling uncomfortable about initiating such conversations. The RCP said that as nearly half of all deaths in the UK occur in hospita
10/19/18 - E-Cigarette Vaping Negatively Impacts Wound Healing [Eurasia Review]
A new study shows that e-cigarette vaping negatively affects skin wound healing, causing damage similar to that of traditional cigarette smoking. Researchers, led by a team from Boston Medical Center, found exposure to both e-cigarette vaping and traditional cigarettes in experimental models resulted in increased tissue death, which delays wound he
10/19/18 - Editor's note: We invited both the Massachusetts Nurses As
Editor's note: We invited both the Massachusetts Nurses Association, which proposed and endorses Ballot Question 1, and Mt. Auburn Hospital, which opposes it, to submit a commentary for this week's edition. The Massachusetts Nurses Association did not submit. Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge is a regional teaching hospital of Harvard Medical Scho
10/19/18 - Endoscopy Devices Market Size Estimated to Reach USD 69,578.8 Million by 2026: Endoscopy Devices Market [By Product (Endoscopes, Visualization Systems, and Other Endoscopy Equipment); By Application (Arthroscopy, Bronchoscopy, Cardio-Pulmonary Endosc
New York, NY 10/19/2018 According to the latest market report published by the company titled' Endoscopy Devices Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2018 2026,' the global Endoscopy Devices Market is projected to reach US$ 69,578.8 Mn by the end of 2026 and grow at a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period. Geographically, North
10/19/18 - FCMH celebrates National Healthcare Quality Week
Healthcare quality professionals at Fayette County Memorial Hospital proudly join the National Association for Healthcare Quality and those around the country in celebrating Healthcare Quality Week, Oct. 21-27. The coaching and education they provide help FCMH exceed national averages in multiple areas, including Core Measures reported to the Cente
10/19/18 - Florida Hospital Tampa Launches Largest Surgical Expansion in Tampa [Sport360]
Florida Hospital Tampa, part of the West Florida Division of Adventist Health System, soon to be AdventHealth, officially broke ground today on a six-story, 300,000 square foot patient and surgical tower at the corner of Fletcher Ave. and Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa, FL. The expansion project includes 24 brand new operating rooms, a new hospital en
10/19/18 - Ghana National Gas Company gives to two institutions [Ghana News Agency]
Accra, Oct. 18, GNA The Ghana Gas Companyhas donated a cheque totalling GH 100,000.00 to the Childhood Cancer Unit ofthe Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and the Accra Psychiatric Hospital to help withtheir administration. Professor Ebenezer Badoe, the Head of theChild Health Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, received the chequeon behalf
10/19/18 - Goodyear is therapeutic for patients
PATIENTS recovering from a stroke will receive state of the art therapy thanks to a donation of more than 9,000 from former Goodyear workers. Members of the Goodyear Workers Benevolent Fund were invited to meet staff on the stroke unit at Dudley's Russells Hall Hospital to see how their donation has made improvements to the unit's therapy room.
10/19/18 - Hamot to locate cancer center at RCC By David Bruce
UPMC Hamot will provide radiation and chemotherapy at a familiar location when the Erie hospital opens its own cancer center. Hamot's board of directors voted unanimously to locate cancer services at the current Regional Cancer Center, 2500 W. 12th St., Hamot President David Gibbons said Thursday before the hospital's annual dinner and community me
10/19/18 - Health bosses look to India for A&E answer
THE Indian Consulate has been asked for help to secure staff from India so that a night-time closure of Telford's A&E can be avoided. Simon Wright, chief executive of Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Telford& Wrekin Council leader Shaun Davies and Telford& Wrekin's Mayor, Councillor Raj Mehta, met with officials from the consulate.
10/19/18 - Heart transplant program changes chief after patient deaths
A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center announced Friday that Dr. Kenneth Liao and Dr. Alexis Shafii till jointly lead the program previously led by Dr. Jeffrey Morgan. Veteran tra
10/19/18 - Hospital Construction Company, Simone Healthcare Development Discusses the Importance of Ambulatory Care Centers
As part of their commitment to providing industry-leading medical real estate services, Simone Healthcare Development, an industry leader among healthcare architecture firms throughout New York City, Westchester and Fairfield counties, discusses the importance of ambulatory care centers. While emergency rooms and inpatient care serve a valuable r
10/19/18 - Hospital explains Question 1 opposition Mount Auburn says nurse staffing proposal would have adverse consequences
Editor's note: We invited both the Massachusetts Nurses Association, which proposed and endorses Ballot Question 1, and Mount Auburn Hospital, which opposes it, to submit a commentary for this week's edition. The Massachusetts Nurses Association did not submit. Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge is a regional teaching hospital of Harvard Medical Sc
10/19/18 - Hospital opens new admissions building [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
The admissions building at the renowned psychiatric Silver Hill Hospital on Valley Road a place where celebrities like Michael Jackson and Billy Joel have gone for treatment just got a major upgrade. The Sigurd Ackerman, MD Center for Evaluation and Admissions, the new 8,000- square-foot building named after the former president and medical directo
10/19/18 - If the ballot measure proposing to regulate nurse and patien
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington will have to hire "hundreds" of nurses to meet required staffing ratios, said Tracy Galvin, the hospital's chief nursing officer. Proponents of the ballot measure, led by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, insist mandated staffing levels will help improve the health of patients, drive down hospital
10/19/18 - Insurer could drop 8 Wilson clinics from network [The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.]
Oct. 19 Patients with insurance through UnitedHealthcare could pay out-of-network costs to visit some Wilson Medical Center clinics next year if negotiations remain at a standstill. "We're still being assertive with our negotiations and our focus is always on quality patient care and this is part of that," said Wilson Medical Center CEO Mark Hol
10/19/18 - It is time to starting talk about death
Doctors need to get better at talking to patients about dying, a new report has suggested. The Royal College of Physicians said confidence was one of the main barriers, with many- from medical students to consultants- feeling uncomfortable about initiating such conversations. The RCP said that as nearly half of all deaths in the UK occur in hospita
10/19/18 - Kent commission candidates show support for Chestertown hospital
CHESTERTOWN- The future of the hospital in Chestertown and the number of services offered there remain a top concern among residents of Kent and northern Queen Anne's counties. While UMMS and UM Shore Regional Health have agreed to maintain inpatient services through 2022, two years beyond what a state law requires, the future of UM Shore Medical C
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