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American Shared Hospital Services Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

Ernest A. Bates, MD, founder and former CEO of AMS, becomes consultant SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – American Shared Hospital Services (NYSE American: AMS) (the “Company”), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for stereotaxic radiosurgery and advanced radiation therapy equipment and services, announced today changes in its […]

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Fears that wards at Torbay Hospital will be ‘overwhelmed’ in the new year

A rapid start to the massive £400million rebuild of Torbay Hospital is high on Torbay’s New Year’s wish list, according to the Head of Torbay Council. Cllr Steve Darling says he will step up the campaign in early 2022 for the government to speed up the much-needed overhaul of the hospital site. ‘I am really […]

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Pitt players visit children in hospital News, sports, weather, traffic and the best of Pittsburgh

Williams Hometown High-Q 11:00 – Part 4 (1/29)Watch teams from Blackhawk, Woodland Hills and Montour High Schools compete in this edition of Williams’ Hometown High-Q. 26 minutes ago Williams Hometown High-Q 11:00 – Part 3 (1/29)Watch teams from Blackhawk, Woodland Hills and Montour High Schools compete in this edition of Williams’ Hometown High-Q. 32 minutes […]

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Aurora Hospital Lawyer Ads Seek Public Help In Fighting COVID

With full-page newspaper ads, Advocate Aurora Health is asking the public for help in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. “We cannot stop COVID without you,” the ads aired Sunday in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Green Bay Press Gazette and Chicago Tribune said. The effort follows similar actions taken by the health systems in Cleveland and Minnesota, […]

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Biden joins First Lady for Christmas Eve visit to children’s hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden brought Christmas Eve joy to hospitalized children who are not well enough to return home during the holidays. It’s a long-standing tradition for first ladies to visit the National Children’s Hospital over Christmas, but Joe Biden’s visit on Friday came as a surprise. It […]

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Brazilian footballer Pelé released from hospital

SAO PAULO – Brazilian footballer Pelé has been released from hospital, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo announced Thursday, and will spend Christmas at home after months of medical problems following surgery to remove a colon tumor . “The patient is stable and will continue treatment for a colon tumor that was identified in […]

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Tenet and USPI enter into transaction to acquire SCD

December 22, 2021 – Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) and its subsidiary United Surgical Partners International (USPI) today completed the previously announced transaction to acquire SurgCenter Development (SCD). As part of the closing of the transaction, Tenet / USPI acquired SCD’s interests in 86 outpatient surgery centers (ASCs) and other related outpatient support services for […]

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Cleveland Clinic Weston Reaches 1000th Kidney Transplant Milestone

December 22, 2021– The Weston Hospital of the Cleveland Clinic, Broward County’s largest solid organ transplant provider, recently completed its 1,000th kidney transplant when Fort Lauderdale resident Erskine Clark, 48, received a kidney from a deceased donor. Rodolfo Blandon, MDPresident, Cleveland Clinic Weston “Reaching this milestone shows the enormous need for organ transplant services in […]

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‘Unusual activity’ triggers 5-day network outage for Missouri hospital

Capital Region Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Missouri Health Care, spent nearly a week battling a system-wide network outage affecting its phone and computer systems. Although IT health news‘Attempts to reach Jefferson City-based facility were unsuccessful, spokesperson told local ABC Affiliate that the decision to shut down the network was triggered by […]

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CareerSource Broward Recruits Employers For Youth Summer Employment Program

Youth worker program costs and salaries covered for eight weeks December 16, 2021 – CareerSource Broward (CSBD) is actively recruiting Broward County employers to participate in its Youth Summer Employment Program (SYEP) 2022. Companies may be assigned a young adult to FREE OF CHARGE – savings of almost $ 3,500 per youth hired – thanks […]

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The AMA offers 10 health recommendations for the New Year

December 17, 2021 — As the new year approaches, the American Medical Association (AMA) offers 10 recommendations to help Americans make the most effective and lasting improvements to their health in 2020 and beyond. “A new year is a great time to consider your personal goals and how you can make positive health choices in […]

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OMICRON: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE NEW COVID VARIANT

By Joshua Lenchus, DO, Acting Chief Medical Officer at Broward Health Omicron is the latest headline-grabbing COVID-19 variant. While this new strain of the virus raises questions, we continue to learn more about Omicron every day. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health partners continue to monitor Omicron, here’s […]

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Services at Coombe hospital ‘continue as normal’ after cyberattack

Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital in Dublin was disconnected from the HSE’s National Health Network on Thursday following a cyberattack on its IT systems. HSE chief executive Paul Reid said the overnight attack appeared to have been contained in the Coombe and there did not appear to be ‘further contamination across the wider healthcare […]

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Healthcare Network CEO Dr. Emily Ptaszek announces her departure

The board of directors selects the national research firm December 15, 2021 – Health network, a federally accredited health center (FQHC) that works to ensure that primary medical care is available to everyone in our community, Dr. Emily Ptaszek, President and CEO, informed the council today of his decision to step down from his post, […]

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State signs contract to provide youth psychiatric hospital services to Hays

TOPEKA — The state of Kansas has signed a contract to open a 14-bed licensed acute mental hospital in Hays in 2023 for youths up to age 18, officials said Monday. The facility to be operated by KVC Hospitals, a network of nonprofit children’s mental hospitals and residential treatment centers, would help fill a void […]

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Hospital departments at medical schools hit hard as agitation from PG doctors escalates

Thiruvananthapuram: The functioning of Kerala’s Government Medical College Hospitals (MCH) was brought to a standstill on Monday as internal surgeons in the state join the turmoil currently being led by PG medical students. Large crowds were seen in the outpatient sections of MCHs and many patients were discharged due to lack of medical staff. Internal […]

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The Day – Taftville building fire displaces families and sends resident to hospital

Norwich — Four families have been displaced and an elderly resident was taken to hospital after a building fire on Saturday night at 150 Norwich Ave. in Taftville. At 10:37 p.m. Norwich Fire Battalion Chief Scott Merchant said four fire companies – Taftville, Occum, Yantic and Norwich – had been dispatched to a fire at […]

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Holy Cross Health adds internal medicine doctor

December 10, 2021 – Nicole Nicome, MD, joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group employing over 160 physicians providing service in Broward and Palm Beach counties, as an internal medicine specialist. With over 12 years of healthcare experience, Dr Nicome was Chief Medical Officer at Carecube in Brooklyn, New York before joining […]

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Senior doctor suspended after Queensland hospital investigation

A senior health official has been dismissed from his post in north Queensland following an independent review. The Mackay Hospital and Health Service confirmed that its executive director of medical services, Professor Phillip Reasbeck, had been “suspended from his duties”. An independent review of obstetrics and gynecology at Mackay Base Hospital was launched in October […]

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Community members call for immediate restoration of services at Sackville Memorial Hospital – New Brunswick

On Wednesday morning, a rally of community members and leaders gathered outside the Sackville Memorial Hospital to protest the closure of all acute care beds at the facility. Over 200 people stood outside, as speakers explained how vital the hospital is to the town of Sackville and neighboring New Brunswick communities. Read more: From Sackville […]

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Death of Barry Morton, Chairman Emeritus of Robins & Morton

December 7, 2021 – Robins & Morton Chairman Emeritus and former CEO Barry Morton passed away on December 3, 2021 at the age of 83. Morton was instrumental in the growth of the Birmingham-based construction company that bears his name, guiding its growth into one of the nation’s top commercial builders and a leader in […]

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AUTONATION MAKES A MILLION DOLLAR DONATION TO THE MEMORIAL CANCER INSTITUTE

December 7, 2021 – AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), America’s largest and most admired auto retailer, has donated $ 1 million to the Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI) “Growing stronger together” fundraising campaign. The donation will name the Fort Lauderdale-based company’s first-floor lobby in a self-contained, comprehensive cancer center to be built on the Memorial Hospital West […]

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Closure of schools and hospital services affected by storm Barra

Following the upgrade of the Met Éireann’s weather warning to ‘red alert’ on Monday afternoon, County Cork schools are to be closed on Tuesday and scheduled outpatient and hospital services are to be rescheduled. Storm Barra is expected to make landfall on the southwest coast early Tuesday and, exceptionally, the storm is expected to last […]

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Payday loans are a problem. Can a public bank be part of the solution?

When the coronavirus first posed a threat to the health and finances of Americans, Tiffany Moore of Forest Park first turned to an installment lender hoping for financial relief. The good news: She was approved for a $9,500 loan to compensate a tenant in her property who couldn’t pay rent. The bad news: an interest […]

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Air Force team arrives to help taxed St. Cloud Hospital

Man was well over legal limit while driving Duluth basketball team busShawn Zelazny allegedly admitted to a state soldier that he had been drinking before driving the bus. 2 hours ago Noon weather reportForecaster Katie Steiner reports that the snow system is heading towards Minnesota on Tuesday night. 2 hours ago Representative Jim Hagedorn tested […]

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Holy Cross Health adds an internist to its medical group

December 2, 2021 – Maya Lucas, MD, who completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Miami at Holy Cross Health, has now joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group of more than 160 physicians providing services throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties. A Fellow of the American Medical Association, American […]

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DR. ROBERT FLOOD JOINS NICKLAUS CHILD HEALTH SYSTEM

December 2, 2021 – Dr Robert Flood has been appointed Chief of Emergency Medicine at Nicklaus Children’s Health System, responsible for overseeing the emergency department on the main Nicklaus Children’s campus as well as teams of Nicklaus Children’s doctors providing medical emergency departments at collaborating hospitals in South Florida. Dr Flood comes to Nicklaus Children […]

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HCA Florida University Hospital opens in Davie

HCA Florida Healthcare is delighted to announce the opening of the new HCA Florida Teaching Hospital in Davie, a state-of-the-art, $ 440 million medical facility. The new HCA Florida Teaching Hospital, located adjacent to the Nova Southeastern University campus, provides a full range of health services to Davie and surrounding communities, including 24/7 emergency care […]

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The importance of employee benefits

By Summer Westerbur Like many readers of Florida Cannabis News, Just got back from MJBizCon 2021. It was wonderful to be with the cannabis community again, spending time with old friends and meeting new people. It has been two long years for all of us. Conversations I’ve had with cannabis business owners across the country […]

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The return of the carpet merchants

By Vanessa Orr One of the latest trends in the Florida malpractice insurance market is that out-of-state companies are setting up shop to write policies for local doctors. What they don’t understand, according to Matt Gracey, managing director, Risk Strategies, Danna-Gracey, is that it’s not as simple as it seems. “There is a whole movement […]

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The elderly seek meaning as well as medical care

By Jenni Frumer, PhD, LCSW, MSEd Seniors often seek meaning when experiencing illness or dealing with end-of-life issues. A renewed inclusion of spirituality in health care is helping to improve the quality of life for over 3,600 seniors. The MorseLife Health System serves daily in the community and on its 50-acre campus in West Palm […]