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Thursday 23rd October 2014

Data Presented at the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Congress Show Palonosetron is a Valuable Option for Treating Pediatric Patients Receiving Moderately to Highly Emetogenic Chemotherapy

LUGANO, Switzerland, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ At a dose of 20 μg/kg, Palonosetron, administered as a single dose, is as effective as ondansetron 0.15 mg/kg given three times a day to a maximum dose of 32mg ~ No safety concerns were raised by the study Helsinn Group, the company focused on building quality cancer care, presented data at the I...

Morning Break: Second Dallas Nurse Clear of Ebola

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

StaffDNA Gives Healthcare Employers Ability to Find Healthcare Talent

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StaffDNA announces the launch of its candidate profile service, which gives healthcare employers access to nursing and allied health professionals who are actively seeking employment. StaffDNA provides the most current repository of healthcare workers in the market, with a mission to build the world's largest database of qualified healthcare talent. The compa...

Omnicell to Release Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Results on October 30

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, will hold a conference call Thursday, October 30, to discuss the Company's Third Quarter 2014 financial results.  What: Omnicell Third Quarter 2014 earnings conference call and ...

Gaumard® Scientific Installs Victoria™ Birthing Simulator at Health Care Educational Facilities in Colorado and Michigan

MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaumard Scientific Company today announced it has completed installations of the Victoria birthing simulator at Denver School of Nursing in Colorado and Dorsey Schools in Madison Heights, Mich. With the latest installations, Gaumard's newest fully tetherless maternal/fetal simulator, which is recognized by health care educators as the industry's most advanced, ...

EJGH Honored By March of Dimes and Louisiana Hospital Association For 39-Week Initiative

East Jefferson General Hospital is one of only eighteen Louisiana hospitals to have reduced the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy to meet March of Dimes criteria for hospital recognition. This will give more babies a healthy start in life, the March of Dimes says. Metairie, LA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 East Jefferson General Hosp...

Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Wellness takes the Stage at WesternU

Pumerantz Lecture features MemorialCare wellness experts Pomona, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Health educators, employers and providers must be the leaders in setting an example of health and wellness, if the United States is to ever pull itself out of a downward spiral of obesity and chronic disease, two wellness experts said at Western University of Health Sciences Tuesday, October 21, 2...

Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo

LOS ANGELES, Oct 22 (Reuters) - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney sa...

Arkansas Heart Hospital Upgrades to Masimo SET(R) Pulse Oximetry, Resulting in Significant Reduction in False Alarms and Improved Patient Care and Satisfaction

LITTLE ROCK, AR and IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/14 -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that Arkansas Heart Hospital -- a nationally recognized and award-winning hospital dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease -- has upgraded hospital-wide to Masimo SET® pulse oximetry, leading to a dramatic reduction in false alarms and a significant increase...

M*Modal Announces New Chief Executive Officer

FRANKLIN, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/14 -- M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding™ solutions, today announced that healthcare IT industry veteran Scott MacKenzie has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer and a member of M*Modal's Board of Directors. "Scott brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and information technology, with a s...

UPDATE 7-U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors

(Adds condition of Dallas nurse Vinson, paragraphs 13-14, Obama call to hospital, paragraph 18)

Family of Dallas nurse Vinson says she no longer showing Ebola

(Reuters) - The family of Amber Vinson, one of two Dallas nurses infected with Ebola, said on Wednesday that tests by medical officials were no longer able to detect the virus in her body.

Ebola Detection Using Rapid Tests and ELISA Kits for Humans and Animals

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Antonio, Texas-based Biotech Company Alpha Diagnostic Int'l (ADI) has developed and released several convenient, rapid, and sensitive ELISA test kits for the detection of major Ebola viral protein antibodies (Glycoprotein, GP; Nucleoprotein, NP, and Viral Protein 40 or VP40).  The antibody ELISA kits are available not only for human samples but a...

Shirley A. Weis Joins RTI Surgical Board of Directors

RTI Surgical Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, announced today that Shirley A. Weis, president of Weis Associates, LLC and emerita Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer of Mayo Clinic, has joined the company’s board of directors. She will be eligible for re-election at the 2015 annual meeting. "We are very...

Nursing Homes Use Too Many Antibiotics, and Residents Are Dying

Infections are all-too-common in nursing homes. And all-too-often facilities treat these conditions with large doses of antibiotics. Now the Obama Administration has announced a major initiative aimed at dramatically reducing the use of these drugs...

Wyoming Medical Center Selects ProVation Medical Software for Structured Cardiology Reporting and Coding

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Wyoming Medical Center has selected its ProVation® Medical software for structured reporting and coding in its cardiac catheterization labs. ProVation MD Cardiology is the only dedicated structured reporting and ...

Dog of Ebola-infected Texas nurse tests negative for virus

DALLAS, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The 1-year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse infected with Ebola has tested free of the virus and will remain in isolation for the remainder of his 21-day monitoring period, the city of Dallas said on Wed...

Accelera Innovations, Inc. Announces Purchase Agreement of SCI Home Health Inc (d/b/a Advance Lifecare Home Health, LLC)

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 7, 2014, Accelera Innovations, Inc. ("Accelera") announced that they have closed on the acquisition of SCI Home Health, Inc (d/b/a Advance Lifecare Home Health) ("SCI"), this decision was based on SCI's growth rate of 30 to 40% annually. The agreement reflects a favorable valuation and creates efficiencies for all of the Accelera companies, by...

Doctors That Harm: The Real Stories Insurance Companies Against Prop 46 Don't Want You To Know, Part 7 of Consumer Watchdog Campaign Series

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2007, Dr. Goldenberg was first found to be high while on duty. A nurse heard him slurring his words and saying inappropriate things. Dr. Goldenberg admitted that he had been abusing codeine cough syrup and sleeping pills while on call. Even so, he was allowed to continue to practice until September 2008, when he was ag...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee on Public Health to Hold Hearing on Ebola Preparedness for Frontline Caregivers and First Responders at a Time When Nurses Across Mass. Report a Lack of Education, Training and Proper Protective Equipment to Respond to an O

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHERE: State House Room A2 WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 23 at 12 noon WHO: The Joint Committee on Public Health is holding a hearing on Ebola Preparedness designed to gather testimony from frontline caregivers and first responders.  MNA/NNU nurses will be on hand to present testimony about the varied levels of preparedness in Massac...

Nurses asked for views on helping tackle ebola outbreak

Research nurses are asking nursing staff for their views on the ebola outbreak in West Africa, as part of efforts to gauge healthcare workers’ attitudes to volunteering in the current crisis.

Longer Looks: Obamacare In The Midterm Campaign; Watching Ebola Mutate; Lessons On Dying

Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web. The Economist: Obamacare And The Midterms According to Kantar Media, a firm that tracks political advertising, health care is the main subject of campaign ads, especially Republican ones. Obamacare is unpopular—over half of Americans disapprove of it. Republicans talk about it constantly on the campaign trail, thoug...

NCH & Linden Oaks Announce Behavioral Health Services Management Agreement

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has entered into an agreement with Linden Oaks, a Naperville-based regional behavioral healthcare provider that is part of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare, to manage NCH's behavioral health services. Under the agreement, Linden Oaks will manage NCH's behavioral health services, including adult inpatient servic...

Dr. Thomas J Fogarty Awarded Presidential National Medal of Technology and Innovation

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fogarty Institute for Innovation, a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit announced that Dr. Thomas Fogarty, the nationally renowned inventor of the balloon catheter, has been awarded the Presidential National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country's highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and...

Robert L. Wergin, MD, FAAFP, Assumes Role of President of the American Academy of Family Physicians

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert L. Wergin, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Milford, Nebraska, today assumes the role of president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a director on the AAFP Board and one year as president-elect. Wergin was chosen president-elect in September 2013 by the Congress of Delegates, the AAFP's gov...


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