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Statement from USPA Exec. Dir. on News Reports of Florida Pharmacy Admission of Error in the Medicine Dispensed to the Horses Who Died on Sunday

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Rizzo, Executive Director of the United States Polo Association (USPA), issued the following statement about the news reports about the Ocala Franck's Pharmacy internal report findings: "The news reports of the pharmacy admitting to w...

Weekend Admission May Be Riskier for GI Bleeding

Studies find higher death rates, longer hospital stays and greater costs MONDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) -- People with gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding admitted to hospitals on weekends are more likely to die than those admitted on weekdays, according to two studies that analyzed U.S. ...

Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Sued Over Patient Admission and Billing Scheme, According to Page Perry, LLC

ATLANTA, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta, Inc. engaged in a systematic scheme to inappropriately admit and overcharge thousands of patients, according to the Page Perry, LLC law firm, which filed suit against the hospital Thursday, seeking class action status on behal...

Government Tries To Change Nursery Admission Cut Off Age

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected to consider Delhi government's plea to change the cut-off age for nursery admissions from three years to three-and-a-half years//. The division bench of Chief Justice M.K. Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Khanna referred the matter to the Ganguly committee, whi...

Medical Admission Test Cancelled Over Leakage Reports

The Dental and Medical Admission Test (DMAT) conducted recently in Madhya Pradesh has been cancelled over reports of the question paper having been leaked// , despite protests by private colleges. The five-member Justice Chandresh Bhushan Committee, formed to check the alleged irregularities, ...

Medical College Admission Denied for Physically Disabled Student

Polio could not fell her, but a medical college did when it refused admission to a young Orissa student, who topped the Scheduled Tribe category in the recently held joint entrance examination.// Susmita Haro, 18, was denied admission to the VSS Medical College in Burla that certified her as h...

Kerala Medical College Demanding NRI Quota Admission Fees

In a major embarrassment to the V.S. Achuthanandan government, a television channel Friday alleged that a state medical college, which has the chief minister as head of its governing body, has demanded Rs.2.5 million each against admission to seats in the Non-resident Indian quota in violation of t...

Assam To Write To Medical Council On Admission Irregularities

Assam government will write to All Indian Medical Council on alleged irregularities in the admissions to post graduate courses in Assam Medical College Hospital at Dibrugarh //, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said. He told reporters here that three students were given admission to t...

Disabled Girl Urges Kalam to Intervene Against the Denial of Admission

The girl from Orissa, who was denied admission to a medical college here because she was stricken with polio and certified with 87 percent disability, has urged President// A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to intervene. Susmita Haro, a topper in the Scheduled Tribe category of the state joint entrance exam...

Boy Refused Compensation For HIV Infection Following Hospital Admission

The case lodged by a 9-year-old Chinese boy against a local health agency for infecting him with HIV virus has ended up in favor of the health concern // , much to the disappointment of the applicant and his family members. The boy is said to have contracted the virus following a post-operati...

Researchers Produce First Nationwide Study of Homeless in ERs

...y is the first study to look at data nationwide and compare the homeless population in terms of insurance status, use of ambulance transport, hospital admission rate, acuity level and other factors." Two-thirds of the homeless patients were white and three-quarters were male. The study's data cam...

CIBER Completes Commercial Software Redesign; Awarded New Contract From TeleTracking Technologies

...nt throughout the entire project. The application's enhancements include visual alerts and timers to improve the monitoring and management of patient admission criteria, isolation indicators to help minimize cross contamination during transfers and easily configurable screens to help staff organize the inform...

Blood transfusion study: Less is more

...blood use. Blumberg and lead author Mary Rogers, Ph.D., of the University of Michigan Health System, analyzed patient records in 40 hospitals, from admission to 30 days after discharge. All had received coronary artery bypass graft surgery from 2003 to 2006. They found that 30 percent of variation in transf...

Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals

... nurses to clean their hands where you can see them before treating you and be sure to ask visitors to your room to wash up as well. Plan your admission and discharge carefully : Errors in medications tend to happen during "care transitions," when patients are admitted, transferred from one ward to an...

Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers to Address the National Press Club on August 24

...cting reservations at the National Press Club, (202) 662-7501 or reservations@press.org " target="_new"> reservations@press.org . Cost of luncheon admission is $17 for National Press Club members, $28 for their guests. The National Press Club is located at 14th and F Streets, NW, one block west of...

New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses as Nursing Shortage Looms & Nation's Health Care Needs Grow

...rk Lifestyle Change Initiative on Retention of Experienced Nurses at Edward Hospital and Health Services Cooperstown, New York : Impact of the admission Nurse Initiative on Recruiting and Retaining Wisdom at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital Rochester, New York : The Minimum Lift Program In...

Tickets on Sale Now for World-Renowned 'Bodies...The Exhibition' At Mall of America(R)

... Sundays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. COST: $22 Adults $18 Seniors (65+) $14 Children (4-13) $59 Family Price (includes admission for two adults and two children) For more information visit www.mallofamerica.com or www.bodiestheexhibition.com . ...

HCA Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...t year. Same facility revenue per equivalent admission increased 3.0 percent. Total surgeries, on a...ond quarter. Same facility revenue per equivalent admission increased 3.0 percent in the second quarter of 200... 2.6% Revenue per Equivalent admission $12,270 $11,878 $12,224 ...

Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports Significant Increases In 2009 Second Quarter and Six-Month Earnings, Raises Full Year Guidance

...ear. At these facilities, net revenue per adjusted admission decreased 0.2% while net revenue per adjusted pati...ar. At these facilities, net revenue per adjusted admission increased 0.3% while net revenue per adjusted pati...0.9% -0.2% Revenue Per Adjusted admission -0.2% 0.3% ...

Alcohol and Trauma: Blood Test Gets to the Truth

...ied 16 people, or 7.4 percent, as high-risk even though, when questioned at admission time, they said they had not been drinking. "Elevated BAL [blood-alcohol level] at the time of admission is associated with higher rates of complications," Fleming said, "and stron...

Schering-Plough Reports Proposed Settlement in Litigation Involving Planned Merger with Merck

...ect of the proposed merger, including any disclosures made in connection therewith. Schering-Plough said the proposed settlement is not in any way an admission of any wrongdoing or liability in connection with plaintiffs' allegations. The company said it agreed to settle the suit in order to avoid the furthe...

Are Patients Becoming Victims in Hospital Overcrowding Turf Wars? Experts Ask

..." created at Seton Healthcare Network in Austin, Texas, established an express admissions team to do most of the admissions process in the ED, cutting admission times from 180 minutes to 30 minutes. Patient flow software, which makes bed and patient status visible to all personnel, enabled both processes to be...

Growth in African Medical Imaging Markets: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Potential

...the briefing at anytime by submitting the aforementioned contact details. Attend an Analyst Briefing and receive a chance for a complimentary admission to Frost & Sullivan's flagship event, Growth Innovation & Leadership: A Frost & Sullivan Global Congress on Corporate Growth. GIL Global c...

United Spinal Association's 2009 Independence Expo Aug 7th-8th in Orlando: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging

...and a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of 100 door prizes including the grand prize of 2 free plane tickets to anywhere AirTran flies in the USA. admission and parking are free. Free life-improving workshops and demonstrations on contemporary disability related topics designed to educate and li...

Flexi-Seal(R) Fecal Management System Receives 2008 Critical Care Nurse Advertising Effectiveness Award

... In response to the increased focus on pressure ulcer prevention, especially following the inclusion of Stage 3 and 4 pressure ulcers acquired after admission to a healthcare facility on the list of "never events" by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ConvaTec is also conducting a clinical...

GetWellNetwork Introduces Discharge Planning Tools in Latest Version of PatientLife System

... "Countdown to Discharge" Pathway -- Designed to engage patients in the discharge planning process throughout their hospital stay, from admission to discharge, the "Countdown to Discharge" Pathway delivers timely information about this important process through the in-room television monitor. A ...

Versus Technology, Inc. Partners With Microsoft(R) To Promote Health Care Automation in Windows 7 Computing Environments

... Platform Explained breakout session on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. This "Health Care with Windows 7" demo will feature an automated patient visit from admission through the patient/physician interaction and discharge, in part utilizing the Versus infrared (IR) and RFID automated patient tracking system, with f...

Scientist Presents Data Countering Medicine's Claim of Increasing Life Span In Midst Of Debate Over Medical Insurance

... quotes another article by J. P. Bunker for his statement that Medicine saves half of the lives, but Bunker only states that as a guess along with the admission that there is no data to support how much (if any) Medicine increases life expectancy , which NEJM does not mention. Nevertheless, the NEJM 2006 arti...

The Max Cure Foundation Announces Its First Charity Benefit: The 'Roar for a Cure' Carnival to Be Held on Saturday, August 22, 2009

...on that will be benefiting three very worthwhile causes." A "Family Package" admits a family of four for $200; adult tickets are $100 each. The admission price includes unlimited food and drinks, all carnival activities, the Push Play concert and parking. A significant portion of the ticket price and e...

Minnesota Sinfonia to Perform Kids Concert 'Save the Planet!' at Camp Courage July 9

...exciting, fun-filled lessons in music, recycling and caring for our earth. admission is free and children are welcome. The concert by the Minnesota Sinfon...y professional orchestra in the country to give all of its concerts free of admission charges. Its mission is to serve all of the citizens of Minnesota, with sp...

Montana Meth Project Statement Regarding Billings Gazette Story

...% decline for patients of all ages from 2005 to 2007 as reported by the Montana Attorney General based upon Alcohol and Drug Information System Client admission data.(3) In this period (2005-2007) Meth-related treatment admissions decreased, while overall treatment admissions remained virtually unchanged. ...

Specialty Hospitals of America Accepts First Patients in New Long Term Critical Care Hospital Located in South East Washington

... high level of specialized care. Specific services and conditions for which admission to The SHW should be considered can be found on their website, www.special...t Management and Rehabilitation Services . The community can reach the admission Department at the Specialty Hospital of Washington Monday through Friday fr...

Increasing Alcohol Use Tied to More Hospitalization

...of alcohol a week had a 20 percent higher hospital admission rate than non-drinkers, the study found. Even r...issions for respiratory illness but had the lowest admission rates for coronary heart disease. Non-drinkers had the highest rates of admission for coronary heart disease. Those who drank 22 o...

Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball

... a sponsored branded Twitter page, where he can also tweet about the insulin he uses. Kimball, who began racing go-karts at age 9, chose to bypass admission to Stanford University to follow his dream to become a racecar driver. When he was diagnosed with diabetes in 2007 he was forced to abandon his racin...

Industry Leader Announces Next Generation of Patient Flow Automation

...o the way staff receive information. For example; Enhanced visual alerts and timers improve the monitoring and management of patient admission criteria, such as 'observation' patients. User-defined clinical and physical attributes can be associated with rooms and patients to help plac...

Jackson International Launches New Website in Collaboration with Medicaview International

...y 7 days a week. For International patients a personal hospitality coordinator known as a concierge who facilitates each step of the process from the admission to the hospital to obtaining rapid medical appointments. The concierge is also disposable to help patients' families with travel arrangements, reserva...

Bills Address Long Waits for Behavioral Health Patients

...3 would require the Department of Human Services to establish standardized admission protocols and medical clearance criteria for admission to state or county psychiatric hospitals or short-term care facilities. And...

Arcadia Resources Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results

...ear, offset by a $1.9 million decline in medical staffing revenues. Demand for per diem and travel nurse staffing remains soft, driven by low patient admission levels and overall economic conditions. Year-End Results - Continuing Operations Arcadia reported a 1.3% increase in net reve...

BCBSNC Sees Improved Health Quality, Lower Costs Through Financial Rewards to Physicians

...ts were also 34 percent less likely to visit the ER and 24 percent less likely to see a specialist. There was no statistical difference in hospital admission rates between the two populations. Among diabetes patients, those who were treated by a doctor meeting the Bridges to Excellence diabetes standards...

United Spinal Association's 2009 Independence Expo Aug. 7th-8th In Orlando: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging

...and a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of 100 door prizes including the grand prize of 2 free plane tickets to anywhere AirTran flies in the USA. admission and parking are free. Free life-improving workshops and demonstrations on contemporary disability related topics designed to educate and libera...
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