ROARING SPRING, Pa. (WTAJ) – Conemaugh Nason Medical Center is adjusting its visitation policy starting November 23, which will include one visitor per patient for people in intensive care / medico-surgical units. Patients in intensive care / medical-surgical units are entitled to one visitor per day from 12 p.m. to
BUTNER, NC (AP) – Former Oklahoma zookeeper known as “Tiger King” Joe Exotic, a prominent figure in a Netflix documentary series, has been transferred to a medical facility in North Carolina for federal inmates after a cancer diagnosis, according to his lawyer. Joe Exotic, real name Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was flown
Emanuel Medical Center welcomes its third CEO in four years, as Turlock Hospital announced the hiring of Murali Naidu, MD, FACS to the senior administrative position. Naidu assumed responsibility for all hospital operations, executive planning and directing medical services effective November 15. He succeeds Warren Kirk, CEO of Doctors Medical
Exotic Joe crosses several states as he continues to struggle with “aggressive cancer” and remains in federal custody … his new home will help him cope with his condition. Federal prison officials tell us Joe was transferred from FMC Fort Worth, TX to FMC Butner in North Carolina on Tuesday.
Cars filled the front of American Legion Post 113 with cheers and music on Wednesday in an attempt to get medical attention for female veterans. The Robley Rex Veteran Affairs Medical Center hosted its first Hardin County Female Veteran Appreciation Drive Event in the Post. The theme of the event
CASPER, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) – According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women. November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and staff at Wyoming Medical Center encourage preventative care. âThe worst thing we can do is stay
Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans has relaunched its plans – delayed by COVID-19 – to modernize its emergency department and better serve patients. Hospital spokesman Jonathan Billings said Tuesday the 9,300-square-foot emergency department dates back to the late 1980s and is outdated by today’s standards of patient care. To
The Vidant Medical Center has received recertification of its cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This is the fourth recertification of Vidant by the AACVPR since 2012, and it recognizes the hospital’s commitment to improving the quality of life for patients by
Many hospitals across the country are working to make sure their staff are fully immunized or have exemption forms approved by January 4. As part of the Biden administration’s immunization mandate, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have rules in place for facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement.
Petersburg Medical Center includes a clinic, hospital, emergency room and long-term care. (photo KFSK) The third COVID-19 outbreak in St. Petersburg is on its way to becoming the worst, and it is putting stress on the school district and the local medical center. There are currently 50 active cases of
LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) – The Longview Regional Medical Center opened its $ 4.4 million electrophysiology lab on Tuesday and held a groundbreaking ceremony. An electrophysiology lab can be used to perform tests that examine the electrical system or activity of the heart, according to the University of California, San Francisco.
November 1, 2021 The Department of Emergency Medicine at Hackensack University Medical Center received a $ 352,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Health to address health equity for COVID prevention. The funding will support a pilot study focusing on risk factors for COVID in patients with chronic illnesses
Genesis Medical Center-Davenport will continue to treat and care for trauma patients after being rechecked as a Level III trauma care facility by the Office of Emergency and Trauma Services of the Department of Public Health’s Iowa (IDPH). The re-verification is for a period of three years period. Level III
2021 OCT 28 (NewsRx) – By a Journalist-Staff News Editor at Daily Insurance News – The results of the managed care research are discussed in a new report. According to information from Oakland, California, per NewsRx correspondents, the research said, âPrevious studies have had difficulty predicting which patients will have
92% of acute care beds occupied in Colorado An N95 mask placed on the statue of the “Spirit Mother” in front of the Mercy Regional Medical Center. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald file) Mercy Regional Medical Center says it remains fully capable of meeting the needs of its patients, despite
Santa Clara County could establish a specialty clinic at Valley Medical Center that would help treat people with long-term symptoms of COVID-19 and wait for recommendations from hospital doctors before moving forward. Long COVID, also known as long-haul syndrome, is a phenomenon where the symptoms of the virus last for
YRMC scores high in Most Wired review YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has announced that it has been recognized as the “most connected” organization in acute and ambulatory care. Surveys conducted by the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) assessed the extent to
BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Breast cancer affects well over 200,000 women in the United States, and to recognize, raise awareness and honor this month to be National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Beckley VA Medical Center and the women’s program they offer encourage women around the world to walk around.
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial in Frisco received a national honor for cardiac care. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial) Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial in Frisco received a national honor for cardiac care. The facility has obtained the advanced designation of primary heart attack from the
ORANGE, Calif .– Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday thanked his doctors and caregivers at UC Irvine Medical Center for the treatment he received during his recent hospital stay, and also thanked the public for the support . Clinton, 75, was released from UCI Medical Center on Sunday after a
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Hamilton Medical Center supports breast cancer awareness. âIt is very important to have your annual screening mammogram,â says Eric Turner, MD, medical director of the Peeples Cancer Institute. “Finding cancer early and starting treatment early provides the best possible results.” Officials said: âMammograms
A drive-thru flu vaccination clinic will be held in Union Grove on Wednesday, while a walk-in clinic is scheduled for Saturday in Milwaukee VA. By David Walter Monday, October 18, 2021 A pair of influenza vaccination clinics for veterans served by the Zablocki VA health care system are coming up.
Annie lindgren North Forty News Dr. Stephanie Speetzen and Dr. Anna Murdoch saw the need for an integrated and convenient medical center in the Wellington community. So, at the beginning of September, they opened the doors of the Align medical center. Anna and Stephanie have both had times in their
MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) – MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides insight into what it’s like to be inside a COVID-19 intensive care unit. The hospital filmed inside its intensive care unit and spoke to healthcare workers working on the front lines. âWhat is demoralizing for us is that there
Through Seattle Times reporter Harborview Medical Center will soon reopen to visitors, with a new requirement that they must show proof of vaccination or a negative coronavirus test to be allowed inside, the Seattle hospital announced Friday. The policy, which takes effect Tuesday, applies to all hospitalized visitors over the
Former President Bill Clinton has been admitted to UCI Orange Medical Center to receive treatment for an infection unrelated to Covid, his spokesperson said. Spokesman Angel Urena said Clinton was admitted on Tuesday night. âHe is in good shape, in a good mood and is incredibly grateful to the doctors,
As part of the Ohio State Framework 2.0, Wexner Medical Center is building an inpatient hospital east of Cannon Drive and it has qualified for the Green Bonds award. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo editor Ohio State’s New Inpatient Hospital Project Wexner Medical Center has been recognized for its environmental
Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston is temporarily suspending admissions for some patients. On Tuesday, Central Maine Health Care released a statement clarifying the changes in care. The hospital announced on its website Monday that pediatric and trauma patients arriving at the emergency department will be assessed and stabilized, but
ORANGEBURG, SC – (WIS) As COVID-19 continues to strain hospitals, some across the state are experiencing nursing shortages. The Regional Medical Center (CMR) in Orangeburg is taking a unique approach to ramping up nurse recruitment efforts. Compassionate care close to home. As the only acute care provider serving Orangeburg, Calhoun,
The appreciation ceremony ended with a parade of first responder vehicles. Morgan usry Community members and hospital staff gathered outside Medical Center Enterprise on Friday morning to show their appreciation to healthcare workers and first responders for their service during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. To honor healthcare workers and first
The Veine & Laser Institute opened its doors at LaPorte. The doctor’s office specializes in non-invasive treatments for venous, aesthetic and medical conditions. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house will be held on October 14 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 125 East Shore Parkway, Office C in LaPorte.
When Sean Skelton, an employee of Williamson Medical Center in the surgical department, heard the news of the devastation caused by the flooding in Waverly, Tennessee, he felt called to do something. He saw Phil Mazzuca, CEO of the hospital, at work and asked if the hospital could organize relief.
Caldwell Medical Center provides COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy to patients who have tested positive for the virus. Governor Andy Beshear announced at his September 30 press conference that Caldwell Medical Center is one of 51 regional antibody administration centers in the state. Officials at Caldwell Medical Center said they began
October 5, 2021, Press release CHARLOTTESVILLE, October 5, 2021 – To help reward and retain team members who have served patients consistently throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, UVA Medical Center is pledging more than $ 30 million dollars in fiscal year 2022 to increase compensation. The pay increase will include market
October 5, 2021 The Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology Research at Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center, an expert in abnormalities of the heartbeat and electrical system of the heart, presented new data on the heart and COVID-19 and other key topics at the Heart Rhythm Society 2021 Annual Scientific Sessions
In September, Dr Paul Buchanan – clinical director of Mercy Health: Springfield – told the News-Sun that the hospital had seen a steady increase in the number of COVID-19 patients over the past month, a higher demand for therapies by infusion to treat respiratory disease and a growing staff shortage,
Guam Economic Development Authority administrator Melanie Mendiola compared the repossession of the island’s only public hospital to a war, although this is unlikely, as she answered questions from members of the the Legislative Assembly of Guam on what might happen if the government were unable to make payments as part
Dozens of residents and citizen groups gathered outside Spartanburg Medical Center on Friday afternoon to protest vaccination warrants and support letting doctors choose how to treat their COVID-19 patients. Motorists drove past protesters on Wood Street, many honking their horns in support. The “Medical Freedom Walk-Out” was promoted on social
Newscast MountainView Regional Medical Center (MVRMC) has appointed Matthew Conrad as CEO effective September 20, MVRMC said in a press release. Conrad has been interim CEO since mid-July, MVRMC said. âThe MVRMC is proud to have served the community of Las Cruces and surrounding areas for almost 20 years,â said
Tracy Milligan, MD Tracey A. Milligan, MD, has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Neurology at New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine and Director of Neurology at Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital, both members of the Westchester Medical Centers Health Network
The Methodist Medical Center, a member hospital of Covenant Health, welcomed four doctors and four administrative staff from the Tennessee National Guard’s COVID task force on Wednesday. The state of Tennessee offers National Guard assistance to hospitals experiencing increased overall volumes and staffing issues, largely due to the number of
Saint Barnabas Medical Center announced on September 30 that it will be renamed Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in honor of a $ 100 million donation from the Cooperman Family Foundation. This is the largest ever donation to a New Jersey hospital, and it will allow the medical center to continue
Social worker Jennifer Rynkiewicz of Galloway Township is Shore Medical Center’s Guardian Angel for the month of September. Beth Ann Spiegel, provided Beth Ann Spiegel Marketing Coordinator Shore Medical Center Submitted SOMERS POINT – Congratulations to Shore Medical Center September Guardian Angel Social Worker Jennifer Rynkiewicz, MSW, LSW. A member
Get to know pathologist Dr. Divya Sharma, who serves patients in Cincinnati, Ohio. (ProNewsReport Editorial): – New York City, New York September 29, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – An exceptional pathologist, Dr Sharma is an attending physician at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, a subsidiary of UC Health. UC Health brings
On Monday morning, Laredo Medical Center cut the ribbon at the inauguration of its new outpatient infusion center which aims to increase the capacity of patients treated every day without patients having to travel out of town. According to LMC CEO Jorge Leal, the infusion center was a six-year development
Photo of St. Luke Medical Center in Quezon City and Bonifacio Global City. (Screenshot from St. Luke’s website) MANILA, Philippines – St. Luke Medical Center (SLMC) is facing manpower issues following the resignation of a number of health workers, a facility official said on Thursday. âThe workforce is the problem