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2 hrs ago | Altus Times

MCSO in Durant to pay $1.5 million ...

The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant and its parent company, Health Management Associates Inc., have agreed to pay $1,065,000 to the United States and $435,000 to the State of Oklahoma to resolve allegations that the hospital billed for unnecessary surgical procedures by a doctor at the hospital.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Medicine, Health Management Associates, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law

3 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

King's Mill Hospital receives 'positive' rating in Care Quality Commission survey

Care and treatment received at King's Mill Hospital is rated positively by patients, according to the national inpatient survey of 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Glyndwr University: A return to health for those going back into nursing

The university to offer flexible back-to-nursing courses, starting next month, to 'boost the confidence' of former carers to return to the profession Glyndwr University will introduce a flexible learning programme in June aimed at nurses hoping to return to work in the field.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

11 hrs ago | The Star Press

Hospitals pushing faster stroke care get better results

Fast stroke treatment can start with a call from the ambulance to the hospital saying a stroke patient is on the way.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Health, UC Los Angeles

15 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs patients' group starts petition after health commissioners put service out to tender

HEALTH commissioners have come under fire after deciding to invite 'profit-making' companies to bid for the GP out-of-hours contract in East Lancashire.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit

20 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

William Carey nursing dean appointed to board

The Hattiesburg American reports Williams has served the nursing school for over 20 years as a teacher and administrator and dean.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Alabama, University of South Alabama

23 hrs ago | West Australian

Wage cuts make Spain's recovery a long, painful path

Carmen Collado has laundered hospital linen in Madrid for 11 years. Now, almost half her colleagues have been fired and the 61-year-old grandmother is cleaning the same bed sheets, nurses' scrubs and towels as before for half the pay.

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Related Topix: Europe, Spain, World News, Medicine

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Connecticut Post

Bridgeport Hospital nursing school moving to

President and CEO of Bridgeport Hospital William Jennings, left, and University of Bridgeport President Neil Albert Salonen sign an agreement at UB to integrate the nursing program at the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing into the University on Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Bridgeport, CT, University of Bridgeport

Connecticut Post

Bridgeport Hospital nursing school moving to UB

President and CEO of Bridgeport Hospital William Jennings, left, and University of Bridgeport President Neil Albert Salonen sign an agreement at UB to integrate the nursing program at the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing into the University on Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Bridgeport, CT, University of Bridgeport

Sky News

Thousands Of Hospital Kidney Deaths 'Avoidable'

Acute Kidney Injury can go unnoticed by medical staff but "good basic care" would save those lives, according to a study.

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Related Topix: MRSA

ArkansasBusiness.com

Nursing Home Profits Up, So Were Losses

About 70 percent of the nursing homes in Arkansas made a profit in the year that ended June 30, 2013, according to cost reports audited by the Arkansas Department of Human Services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Little Rock, AR, North Little Rock, AR

Ipswich Evening Star

Ipswich: Fresh concerns about confusion in health service as eight...

Hundreds of patients are still turning up at Ipswich Hospital's accident and emergency department every month, even though their ailments could be treated by a GP or the 111 service, a new report has revealed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fiji Times

Nurses apply for Golan Heights jobs

Nurses during their farewell to the Golan Heights last year. From left, Lucy Cirikiyasawa, Kuila Gavidi, Sereana Naidamu and Kalesi Tuipolotu at Nadi International Airport.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fiji, Oceania, World News

Business Journal

UT Arlington's new nursing college dean lays out her goals

The University of Texas at Arlington has named Anne Bavier , who has held posts at top-ranked universities and at the National Institutes of Health , as the new dean of the College of Nursing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Saint Xavier University, Xavier University

The Jersey Journal

Jersey City Medical Center gets award for nursing excellence

The Jersey City Medical Center has once again been selected by the American Nurses Credentialing Center to receive the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

14 area doctors split $11M from Medicare

Fourteen doctors in Worcester County, half of them ophthalmologists and many of them billing for expensive drugs, received $11.2 million in Medicare payments during 2012, according to detailed data released this month by the federal government.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Worcester County, MA, Medicaid

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Mission's gift of eggs at the Bradford Royal Infirmary

Young volunteers at the Sant Nirankari Mission in Napier Street, Barkerend , Bradford, celebrated Easter by taking chocolate eggs to children at Bradford Royal Infirmary .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Medicine

The Winnipeg Free Press

Flooding forces evacuation of seniors from care home

Dozens of senior citizens have been evacuated from a personal care home in St. Vital today after the basement flooded.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Hampshire Chronicle

Reunion for nurses trained 50 years ago at Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Nine members of the Nurses League met in Winchester for coffee and a slice of cake and a chat with current student nurses to talk about their training in 1964.

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Related Topix: Medicine

RTE.ie

Psychiatric nurses call for more efficient system

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said a more efficient system must be put in place by the Health Minister and the Health Service Executive for reporting adverse incidents or deaths within the mental health system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Suicide

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