Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point makes another C-suite addition
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has appointed Paige Laughlin as its new chief operating officer. Before joining Bayonet Point, Laughlin worked as the VP of operations, ethics and compliance for Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. In that role, she provided administrative leadership over hospital services including imaging, laboratory, respiratory therapy, food and nutrition, and transport servic es. She was also responsible for the growth and development of the critical care transport team and…
CONCLUSION: High-performing long-term acute care hospitals employ several organizational practices that may be helpful in improving care for patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation. PMID: 32023081 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: International education has a large overall positive impact on students' life experience and development. The study findings support the value of promoting international education in RT programs due to its role in advancing students' development and the internationalization of RT education. PMID: 32019851 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Condition: Pulmonary Hypertension Intervention: Other: Exercise and respiratory therapy Sponsor: Heidelberg University Recruiting
Pittsburgh-based MedCare Equipment Co., a home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services company, will be expanding with an acquisition Jan. 1. MedCare will be purchasing the assets of the home medical equipment and respiratory therapy units of Somerset Med Services. The combined company will have revenue of about $156 million with operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. MedCare has partnerships with Excela Health, C onemaugh Health System, Heritage Valley Health System,…
Conclusions: The early activation of troubleshooting by the use of Telemonitoring technology could enhance the compliance of long-term therapy acceptance in Home Respiratory Therapies.
Condition: Pulmonary Disease Interventions: Device: EzPAP; Device: Metaneb; Device: Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing (IPPB) Sponsor: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Not yet recruiting