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Thursday 21st August 2014

Consumer Reports Reveals Low-Mercury Fish Choices

Analysis finds eating certain species could put consumers at higher risk for mercury exposure;CR advises pregnant women not to eat tuna at all (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Consumer Reports released its own analysis of the most recent government data on mercury in fish, found that it continues to be critical for consumers to pay close attention to the fish they consume, and has updated its advice for c...

Higher nurse to patient ratios on stroke units could cut one death in 25, research shows

The number of nurses on stroke units at weekends significantly affects patient mortality as higher nurse to patient ratios may prevent one death in every 25 admissions, new research has shown.But the...

Rite Choice AFH Expands Better Options’ Long-Term Ventilator Care

Ventilator-dependent patients receive hospital-quality long-term care at Vancouver, WA Adult Family Home Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Now "OPEN" to new resident-patients and scheduling Adult Family Home tours daily, Faia Stevenson adds Rite Choice Ventilator Care Adult Family Home, now doubling the private rooms and available bed capacity for ventilator-dependent residents; con...

Targeted exercise benefits Parkinson's patients

Can exercise help people with Parkinson's disease? Maureen Gartner, MSN, a nurse practitioner with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Neuroscience Institute's Gardner Family Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, answers with an emphat...

Wednesday 20th August 2014

South Georgia Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nurse Executive

Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national Chief Nurse Executive search for South Georgia Medical Center...

Madison, Wis.- University of Wisconsin Opens New School of Nursing

University of Wisconsin-Madison's new School of Nursing will open for fall semester. The 166,348-square-foot building, located at 701 Highland Ave., opens to students this fall with a dedication Aug. 23. Tours will be available from 9 to 10:45 a.m. with the official dedication at 11 a.m. The $52.8 million, five-story building is located just south of the School of Pharmacy. General Fund Supp...

‘Nurse Ratio’ at Weekends Key to Storke Survival for Patients

(BBC) – The number of nurses available at weekends – but not the frequency of doctors’ ward rounds – affects chances of survival after stroke, a study says. Researchers found patients admitted to stroke units with the lowest r...

The ABCs of Having a Healthy School Year

The first day of school always requires preparations — notebooks, pens and a new set of clothes. But don’t forget to prepare for your child’s health, says Dr. Joan Bregstein, a physician in the division of pediatric emergency medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The first day of school always requires preparations — no...

Hundreds of Clinicians in Field of Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis and ALS Health Care to Gather in Las Vegas for Paralyzed Veterans of America’s 4th Annual Health Summit + EXPO

VA Interim Health Undersecretary Carolyn Clancy to give Keynote Address Paralyzed Veterans of America: WHO:   Paralyzed Veterans of America (Summit Host) Cl...

Aetna, Alegent Creighton Health and UniNet Create Patient-Centric Health Care Network in Omaha

Aetna (NYSE: AET), Alegent Creighton Health and its provider-led clinically integrated network, UniNet today announced a new collaboration that will offer self-insured employers low-priced, high-quality health care for their employees and their families. The new product, called Alegent Creighton Affiliated Network powered by Aetna is being sold no...

Rasmussen College Expands School of Nursing in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, announced today that it is expanding the School of Nursing to its Kansas campuses. Enrollment for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) is immediately available for qualified students at the Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses with classes beginning in October....

US dermatologists call for more oversight of nurse practitioners and physician assistants

US dermatologists have called for more oversight and regulation of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, after a study found that they were performing millions of dermatology specialty...

Late-in-life care: the stressful, complicated world of surrogate decision-makers

This article is part of a yearlong occasional series on late-in-life health care — when chronic illness or a constellation of medical problems can cause a cascade of new needs, complications and worries.Within 48 hours of being hospitalized, almost half of all adults aged 65 or older will need someone else — a trusted relative or friend — to help them make at least one medical decision, and...

Dynamic, Young Nurse Emily A. O’Brien, RN, BSN, Mentioned As a Promising Nursing Professional in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare and the premier organization, International Nurses Association are proud to announce that Emily A. O'Brien, RN, BSN, is being honored for her exceptional successes in the nursing community. Over her 3 years in practice...

9 Of The Top 10 Managed Care Organizations In The U.S. Have Contracted With The Post-Hospitalist Company, General Medicine P.C.

DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Post Hospitalist Company, General Medicine, P.C. recently achieved another milestone. They are now contracted with 9 of the top 10 managed care companies in the U.S. and continues on a path of steady growth during the 3rd quarter of 2014. General Medicine is the nation's leading provider of specialized post-hospitalist medical care services to manag...

Daybreak Venture Delivers Optimum Patient Care with Aerohive’s Next-Generation Wireless Infrastructure

Leading Long-Term Care Provider in Texas Leverages Easily Managed Controller-less Wi-Fi Solution to Deploy Secure, HIPAA-Compliant Wi-Fi and Provide Access to EHR Aerohive Networks® (NYSE: HIVE),

Nurse Anesthetist Fulfills Career Aspirations via U.S. Army Program

FORT KNOX, Ky., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You never know who is watching. The eight year old girl was captivated as the Army Nurse assisted her mother at Fox Army Hospital at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., shortly after she had given birth to her sister some years ago. "I will never forget that nurse's wonderful spirit, her kindness to my mother, and her intelligence," Maj. Regina...

AMN Healthcare Hires Dr. Brenda Fischer to Vice President of Education and Professional Advancement

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, has announced the hire of Dr. Brenda Fischer to the role of Vice President of Education and Professional Advancement. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100111/LA35461LOGO At AMN,...

Torrance Memorial Medical Center Acquires Advanced Ventilator Technology to Enhance Patient Care

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrance Memorial Medical Center announced today that it will be using advanced, ventilator technology from Covidien to provide a simple, safe and smart way to care for patients. The acute care ventilator is designed to help patients breathe more naturally, compared to conventional mechanical ventilation, and help clinicians move patients off...

Oxford Finance Closes $113.8 Million Senior Debt with Healthcare Services Companies

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced that it recently closed $113.8 million in transactions with multiple healthcare operators. Proceeds of the loans were used to acquire skilled nursing facilities and for working capital. Recipients...

Nurse shortages at leading children's hospital criticised by CQC

One of England’s leading children’s hospitals has been deemed to “require improvement”, especially on ensuring safe staffing levels, by inspectors.

Ebola and the Nursing Workforce

David Vlahov, PhD, RN, Dean of UCSF's School of Nursing, offers his perspective on what the role of nurses should be during the current Ebola outbreak. Medscape Nurses

Why do some patients go to the doctor in the first place?

William was doing great.  His C. Diff  was finally gone after a month taper of vancomycin.  He was stronger.  The nursing home staff reveled in how much progress was being made over such little time.  It seemed every one was ecstatic, except for, of course his family.  Every step this octogenarian took forward was accompanied […]

CDH Proton Center Medical Director Named Fellow Of American Society For Radiation Oncology

WINFIELD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CDH Proton Center Medical Director William F. Hartsell, MD, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), one of 30 distinguished radiation oncologists selected for the honor in 2014. ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care. "Dr. Hartsell joins an e...

Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges MD's with Proof a Hospital or Healthcare Facility Is Upcoding Their Medicare Bills to Call Them about Rewards and a Recent Settlement

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging medical doctors, or healthcare professionals, to call them at 866-714-6466, if they possess significant proof a hospital or healthcare facility is upcoding their Medicare bills as a way to unjustly obtain higher payments from the government. The Center believes upcoding Medicare bills is a multi-billion dollar nationwide problem, which has been newly hi...


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