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  1. Insider Selling: Benjamin A. Breier Sells 5,400 Shares of Kindred Healthcare StockRead the original story

    11 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... its subsidiaries operates transitional care ( NYSE:KND ) hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals (IRFs), nursing centers, assisted living facilities, a contract rehabilitation services business and a home health and hospice business across the ...

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  2. Staffing levels - Small victory for ED nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Northern Daily Leader

    THERE'S been a small win for nurses in Tamworth hospital's emergency department after management agreed yesterday to temporarily increase staffing levels. THERE'S been a small win for nurses in Tamworth hospital's emergency department after management agreed yesterday to temporarily increase staffing levels.

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  3. A former consultant physician brands hospital revamp 'a cancer'Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

    A FORMER consultant physician at a hospital serving Bromsgrove has said the long-delayed project reorganising hospital care in Worcestershire is "a cancer eating into the morale of hard working staff." In an email sent to colleagues dated Monday, August 24, Dr Santi Vathenen from Redditch's Alexandra Hospital, who resigned from his post in June and left this week, said he felt the long-running project had failed.

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  4. Charles 'Wes' Kimble Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... in Defiance, Ohio, on July 6, 1940, and moved to this area in 1967. Wes was a graduate of Alexian Brothers School of Nursing in Chicago and received his anesthesia training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He served honorably ...

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  5. How our healthcare system can be deadly to the elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... he fell and broke his hip. He had surgery, which he tolerated remarkably well, and was transferred to a skilled nursing facility to recover. But within two days he'd lost the ability to speak. He grew rapidly weaker. When we visited, he made frantic ...

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  6. Local Nurse Earns Diabetes Board CertificationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Sanatoga Post

    ... of properly planned, managed and utilized medical services. A 26-year resident of Sanatoga, Zlomek earned her nursing degree from Montgomery County Community College. She continues to work with MCCC's nursing students, and in November 2014 was named ...

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  7. Former consultant physician at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital brands hospital revamp 'a cancer'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Redditch Advertiser

    A FORMER consultant physician at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital has said the long-delayed project reorganising hospital care in Worcestershire is "a cancer eating into the morale of hard working staff." In an email sent to colleagues dated Monday, August 24, Dr Santi Vathenen, who resigned from his post in June and left this week, said he felt the long-running project had failed.

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  8. Patients will be given their own BARCODE under plans to create a 'paperless' NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Patients will be given their own BARCODE under plans to create a 'paperless' NHS... while new apps will help book appointments and order repeat prescriptions NHS patients will be assigned their own individual barcode to ensure they receive the right treatment, under plans to digitalise patients' records by 2020 Every NHS patient will be assigned their own barcode to ensure they receive the correct medication and treatment, under new plans set to be unveiled today. Patients will be able to book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and access their GP records as well as manage diabetes, obesity, and their pregnancy via new NHS smartphone apps.

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  9. MEDITECH 6.x Implementation at Alder Hey Children's Hospital Revolutionizing Patient CareRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    As one of the largest children's hospitals in , Alder Hey Children's Hospital is looking toward a paperless system that will help them care for over 275,000 patients and families that visit the Trust each year. "The new MEDITECH system has brought us up-to-date with twenty-first century hospital IT.

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  10. 64 million Nigerians suffer from mental illness -Prof NeboRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... Lecture organized by the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu in collaboration with the West African College of Nursing. Speaking on the theme, 'Psychiatric and Mental Health in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects,' the former minister said ...

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  11. Seoul announces post-MERS plan for infectious diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... operations center that runs 24-hours a day to readily detect any possible epidemic. The nation's shortage of nursing staff and negative pressure rooms had been blamed for the MERS spread earlier this year, which claimed 36 lives. Many Koreans who ...

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  12. Columbia Nursing's Suzanne Bakken Named Distinguished Institute of...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI has been chosen as the 2015-2016 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in Residence at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. "For more than 25 years Suzanne's work has had a seminal impact on the field of informatics and how it can be used to reduce health care disparities," commented Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of Columbia University School of Nursing.

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  13. New tool at SNMH alerts doctors to potential sepsis casesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Union

    Dr. Danner Hodgson, SNMH Emergency Department physician and Jennifer Grove, RN, nursing quality analyst, utilize new technology to help in the early identification of sepsis in patients. Local physicians have a new tool that will alert them if one of their patients may be in danger of sepsis, a severe and progressive infection that can be deadly.

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  14. The Royal Bolton Hospital offers 48 jobs to new recruits as part of a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    ... that the Royal Bolton Hospital was looking abroad to find new recruits after struggling to fill vacancies for 50 nursing roles. Dr Keith McNeil, chief executive of Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, said hiring large numbers of overseas nurses ...

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  15. The placebo effect and its determinants in osteoarthritis:...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases , Vol. 67, No. 12. , pp. 1716-1723, doi:10.1136/ard.2008.092015 Objective: To examine the placebo effect and its potential determinants in the treatment of osteoarthritis via a systematic literature search of Medline, EMBASE, Scientific Citation Index, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature and Cochrane Library.Methods: Randomised placebo controlled trials in OA were included.

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  16. From the Editor's desk [From the Editor's desk]Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bjp.rcpsych.org

    ... the subject of critical objection. 10 As a consequence, professionals (in public health, psychiatry, psychology, nursing, medicine and allied health professions) must be perplexed about how to engineer the magic trick of delivering effective ...

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  17. Number of hospital patients on trolleys 'up 40% in August'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BreakingNews.ie

    The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says last month saw a 40% increase in the number of patients on trolleys in hospitals when compared to August 2014. It said that overcrowding in Irish hospitals has increased every month so far this year when compared to last year.

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  18. Death rate 'up to 20 per cent higher' for patients on Saturdays, research revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Don't have a heart attack at night or at the weekend: Death rate 'up to 20 per cent higher' for patients on Saturdays, research reveals The findings are likely to inflame the row between Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and the doctors' union over his plans for a seven-day NHS People who have a heart attack are up to 20 per cent more likely to die if admitted to an NHS hospital at the weekend, according to research. Scientists said the study highlighted the 'stark' discrepancy between NHS care during the week and treatment offered out of hours.

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  19. MomentumSIGNED, Sealed and DeliveredRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    After hosting my own election night party I awoke with a slight hangover, vaguely recalling this dream that a black guy had been elected President of the United States of America. Then I switched on Voice of America news and realized it was not a dream, and realized among others that I never said good-bye to Andrew Goodman when we hurriedly threw our stuff together to leave the room we shared with two other summer camp workers at Camp Kitattinny in Dingman's Ferry, Pa., which was really in Layton, N.J. How could I know that a few months later Andrew would be murdered with two other civil rights workers in Mississippi and dumped in a mucky clay grave.

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  20. Councillor calls for hospital discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    Oxfordshire county councillor for Witney South and Central Laura Price will put forward a motion at next Tuesday's county council meeting, demanding that an investigation is conducted into the way the hospitals are run. The motion comes after the NHS announced nurses at Chipping Norton Hospital will come under control of the Orders of St John Care Trust, a review said fresh food would no longer be prepared at community hospitals, and a ward at Witney Hospital was closed for refurbishment.

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