Tag: "facility" at medical news
Stevens' Cattabiani helps link doctors, hospitals worldwide
...ocedures entirely from a remote real-time Internet facility
located at Dartmouth University. The event was the culmination of several years of hard-won gains in a Balkan nation achingly short on technology infrastructure and long on political uncertainty. But, not content with this success, Cattabiani and G...
First US tuberculosis vaccine trial in 60 years begins
...e were tested in animals through an NIAID contract facility
at Colorado State University. In 2000, Corixa, with Dr. Reed as investigator, received an NIAID "challenge" grant designed to enhance government-industry partnerships and to speed new product development. This support allowed the researchers to furth...
Few hospitalized patients at low risk for pain
...quires that all patients admitted to a health care facility
be covered by the facility's pain management program. These nonselective regulations are based on studies in hospitalized populations at high risk of pain. There is currently not enough data to support a nonselective approach to pain management in ...
Grant expands Indiana University-Kenya AIDS program
...o HIV-infected families. AMPATH is opening a new facility
in May 2004 in urban Kenya for teaching, research and patient care. A second new building will be opened in the rural community of Mosoriot for treatment, counseling, teaching and research. These and other treatment facilities will feature an electro...
Lucky number? Seven factors may increase clot buster use for stroke
...ple with ischemic strokes treated with tPA at each facility
with the 11 recommended criteria. "Although patient outcomes and whether tPA was being used appropriately were not measured, studies like this can help hospitals target procedures that can be improved," said Larry B. Goldstein, M.D., Chair of the A...
MPRI opens its doors to cancer patients
...ministration. MPRI is the only proton radiotherapy facility
in the Midwest and one of only 15 such facilities ...ided crucial support for the creation of a medical facility
that would continue the use of the facility's high-quality proton beam....
Two new sets of guidelines intended to improve patient safety
...transported either within a hospital or to another facility
to obtain additional technical, cognitive, or procedural care not available at the current location. The patient may be transferred to another hospital or transported to a diagnostic department, operating room, or a specialized care unit. "The tra...
Patients needing dialysis prefer 'peritoneal' method rather than hemodialysis
...sis is usually performed in an outpatient dialysis facility
3 times a week for 3 to 4 hours, where trained nur...y the patient after receiving training by dialysis facility
staff. Previous studies comparing the two methods have indicated either no difference in survival r...
ISS to receive experimental figurehead during spacewalk
...will be located outside of the ISS this experiment facility
will be measuring the radiation doses that would b...y as possible. Layers The Matroshka experiment facility
consists of several different layers, hence the reason for naming it after the famous Russian matrio...
Teenagers with cancer are missing out on vital services
...lop a Teenage Cancer Trust unit so that there is a facility
in East Anglia but teenagers in numerous other towns all over the UK are forced to travel miles and tear families apart in order to receive the best possible treatment and the best chances of survival in one of these units." "There is currently ver...
Teens present research findings at major international meeting
..., and European Literature. I did research at a lab facility
at Boston University's School of Dental Medicine, supervised by my father, during the summer and on weekends. My family is very supportive and encourages my interest in dental research. My friends aren't especially interested in dentistry, though!" T...
Community hospitals do not transfer high-risk heart patients for aggressive therapy
... care were the least likely to be transferred to a facility
capable of performing angioplasty or bypass surgery procedures," Roe said. "These findings support the creation of new initiatives designed enhance the triage strategies for these patients by using a 'hub-and-spoke' system of regionalized tertiary re...
Concern over poor facilities for young people with mental illness
...inappropriate because either there was no suitable facility
available or the suitable facility
was full or refused the patient. The number of admissions was low, so projections must be viewed cau...
VA's newest manufacturer has microscopic product line
...ced that it plans to establish a nanomanufacturing facility
in Danville, Va. The plant will produce novel "buckyball" materials for medical diagnostics and other military and commercial applications. This technology was developed in part with a 2001 award from the National Institute of Standards and Technolog...
CAD proves to be viable option for second reading mammograms
...because the radiologists reading the images at our facility
are very experienced. Because they are experienced mammographers they are less likely to miss cancers that are then picked up by CAD," said Dr. Slanetz. Previous studies have shown that double reading (having a second radiologist review the mammogram...
PACS increase physician productivity by more than a third
... Santa Barbara, CA, was compared to data after the facility
had converted 100% to a fully digital PACS system. Patient volume increased from 102% for CT, 66% for MRI, 36% for ultrasound, 32% for special procedures and 23% for computed radiography from 1997 to 2002, said David Broumandi, MD. Meanwhile, staffi...
Rectal artesunate could be initial treatment option for moderate to severe malaria
...oes not deter patients from reaching a health-care facility
that can provide further effective antimalarial treatment and appropriate supportive management, prereferral rectal artesunate has the potential to reduce malaria related morbidity and mortality. This treatment is of greatest relevance to communities...
Quality patient care not met by blanket screenings, warns UCSF/SFVAMC physician
...as conducted after clinicians at the San Francisco facility
had been told that the center's screening rate of ...A' s audit of colorectal cancer screening at their facility
to determine if there was a quality of care problem. In their study of the records, the researchers ...
Patient safety gets boost with $10 million grant
...l surgical tools. "There is no question that this facility
will have a direct result on improving patient care in Cleveland," said Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation President Mitchell Balk. "This is a most appropriate way to perpetuate the Mt. Sinai legacy as a first-tier community teaching hospital." Practi...
Mount Sinai nursing leader awarded national fellowship
... Sinai today is a 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching facility
that is internationally-acclaimed for excellence in clinical care. Last year, nearly 48,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients, more than 72,000 received care in the emergency department, and the outpatient department recorded nearly 47...
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