Tag Hospital

Health minister maps domain [Delhi] [Times of India]


NEW DELHI: Their promises are keeping Aam Aadmi Party ministers on their toes. Right from the day of taking oath, they are busy holding marathon meetings with officials, some even making rounds of the city to prepare their to-do list.Satyendra Kumar Jain, who took over as Delhi’s new health minister, said on Monday that he […]

Alpha Systems to Provide Document Scanning Services to Howard University Hospital


HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa.(BUSINESS WIRE) Alpha Systems, a premier provider of electronic patient chart management solutions, announced that Howard University Hospital, one of the largest healthcare providers in Washington, D.C., has selected Alpha Systems to digitize over 10 million pages of medical records. Alpha Systems will scan patient medical records and load these new electronic images […]

House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Hearing


Chairman Herger, Ranking Member Stark, and other members of the committee, I appreciate the opportunity to come before you today and testify about health care industry consolidationa subject of significant concern. As a former antitrust enforcement official who has litigated a number of cases challenging anticompetitive conduct and proposed mergers in the healthcare industry as […]

Hospital gets thumbs-up [Bath Chronicle (England)]


Patients at BMI Bath Clinic are satisfied by the level of care they receive, according to an independent survey.The private hospital at Claverton Down was awarded a satisfaction score of 98 per cent by its patients in a survey by market research firm Howard Warwick Associates.The survey, which took place last year, measured patient satisfaction […]

Researchers at University of Sao Paulo Release New Data on Infectious Diseases


Scientists discuss in ‘Economic impact of treatment for surgical site infections in cases of total knee arthroplasty in a tertiary public hospital in Brazil’ new findings in Infectious Diseases. "The aim of this study was to estimate the additional cost of treatment of a group of nosocomial infections in a tertiary public hospital. A retrospective […]

Hospital lifts visiting restrictions [Herald Express (UK)]


VISITING restrictions at Torbay Hospital have now been lifted following a recent outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.Several wards were closed to visitors over the last month because of the norovirus. Dr Tony Maggs, director of infection prevention and control at the hospital said: "We would like to thank everyone sincerely who refrained from visiting […]

Hospital issues warning over sickness bug [Western Morning News (England)]


An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug Norovirus has hit a Westcountry hospital.North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple has asked visitors to stay away unless their visit is essential.Several wards were understood to be affected as of yesterday.In a statement the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust said: "If you feel your visit is essential you […]

The Orlando Sentinel, Fla., Lauren Ritchie column [The Orlando Sentinel, Fla.]


March 30Sunday’s column predicted a political explosion if the county commissioners ask for a piece of the taxes collected by two hospital districts that cover all of Lake.For years, the districts have been merrily collecting millions of dollars last year, it was just shy of $18 million and handing it out among the three hospitals […]

VA moves patients, cites concerns at Pa. hospital


PITTSBURGH U.S. Veterans Affairs officials have transferred eight patients out of a Pittsburgh VA hospital because of unspecified concerns about the care they were receiving.The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the VA issued a statement saying, "Last week, VA Pittsburgh leadership were concerned that the services provided on one inpatient unit did not satisfy our commitment […]

9 dead after IV infections at 6 Ala hospitals


MONTGOMERY, Ala. Nine Alabama hospital patients who were treated with intravenous feeding bags contaminated with bacteria have died and the maker has pulled the product off the market, state health officials said Tuesday.Ten others who got the nutrient treatments that are delivered directly from the plastic bags into the bloodstream through IV tubes also were […]