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3656 Articles Matching "hospital"

Pain, an Ever-Present Concern for Patients—and Nurses

Jan 18, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Nurses at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago manage baby boy’s postoperative pain following heart transplant. Photo courtesy of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. In my experience working with severely ill or injured patients, pain was what they talked about the most. They either asked about it prior [...] The post Pain, an Ever-Present Concern for Patients—and Nurses appeared first on Off the...
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Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

Jan 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hancock Health paid a roughly $55,000 ransom to hackers from an "unidentified criminal group" to regain access to hospital computer systems. The network said it found no evidence that patient information was adversely...
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In Real Estate, It's Location; In Healthcare, It's Compliance

Jan 18, 2018 , Forbes
America’s hospitals must improve patient outcomes, and do it more cost effectively, or fall under the control of an acquirer that...
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House to consider bills that would define 340B-eligible patients

Jan 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
House GOP leadership lines up behind 340B legislation that would sharply limit program dollars and how hospitals use...
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Brain Zaps May Help Curb Tics of Tourette Syndrome

Jan 18, 2018 , WebMD
The procedure, called deep brain stimulation (DBS), improved tic severity by nearly half in 171 patients with uncontrolled Tourette symptoms at 31 hospitals in 10...
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Hospitals push for Congress to squeeze DSH cut delays into spending package

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals are lobbying Congress hard to delay disproportionate-share hospital payment cuts yet again. But a possible government shutdown looms, and that could spell big funding cuts for some...
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Community Meeting Highlights Rift Between Nashville General And Meharry Medical College

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Recent developments between Nashville General Hospital and Meharry Medical College officials could impact inpatient care at the city's only public hospital. Outlets also report on hospital and health system news from Maryland, Ohio and Illinois....
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FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico to improve over the coming weeks and months....
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Why Hospitals Support Kentucky’s Medicaid Waiver

Jan 17, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 15—Kentucky’s recently approved Medicaid waiver has drawn criticism for implementing “work requirements,” but hospitals say the details make it more palatable....
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IV bags in short supply across US after hurricane

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Before Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 30, the United States had already experienced intermittent shortages of IV bags, which are used to administer and dilute medications. The devastation caused by the Category 4 hurricane -- the first to hit the island in more than eight decades -- amplified the IV bag shortage, in particular sodium chloride 0.9% injection bags, which are ubiquitous in medical facilities and hospitals....
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Brain Imaging Predicts Language Learning In Deaf Children

Jan 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new international collaborative study between The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, researchers created a machine learning algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant. ......
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Saving America's Hospitals: Why Recent Megamergers Will Fail

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
Major hospitals are merging for all the wrong reasons. Former healthcare CEO Robert Pearl, MD, explains...
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Congressional Budget Cuts Leave Safety-Net Hospitals Facing Shortfalls

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The hospitals are facing $3.6 billion in federal funding reductions and could be left with other cuts too if Congress doesn't extend some programs that could be affected by the budget stalemate. Also caught up by the congressional inaction is the Children's Health Insurance...
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CMS revives Obama-era critical-access hospital rule

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS plans to finalize an Obama-era rulemaking that updates the standards that critical-access hospitals have to meet for Medicare reimbursement. The agency estimates that implementing the rule could cost the industry $773 million to $1.1...
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Holding a sneeze blew a hole in a man's throat

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That's according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title "Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck." The report was published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports....
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Video shows patient left at cold bus stop at night, wearing only a hospital gown

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
A viral video of a recently discharged patient left at a bus stop at night in Baltimore has inspired widespread outrage and prompted an investigation at the hospital where she was treated....
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Predictions: Insurers, Hospitals To Merge, Be Led By Movie Studio Execs

Jan 17, 2018 , Forbes
Both the health insurance and the hospital business are being reshaped by M&A, and there's more to...
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Vicious Flu Season Reveals Weaknesses In Health System That Don’t Bode Well For Future Pandemics

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This season's severe virus is straining hospitals. But if something as foreseeable as the flu is too much for the medical system to handle, what does that say about future public health crises?...
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Veteran Suing VA Hospital Claiming Doctor Left Scalpel In His Body After Surgery

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) says he was appalled and stunned by the “egregious medical malpractice case" and is asking for a detailed explanation of the...
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Hospital supplier Hill-Rom is prospering amid healthcare's maelstrom

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hill-Rom CEO John Greisch is betting there's more money to be made in blood pressure monitors and retina scanning devices than adjustable hospital...
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