Sarasota Memorial Hospital plans to expand cancer care footprint with two new centers
Adding two new centers will help the system compete with others in the marketplace and give residents a way to access needed services without leaving the area. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Return to work status in rehabilitated South Indian persons with spinal cord injury: a cross-sectional survey - Blessyolive J, Samuelkamaleshkumar S, Annpatriciacatherine S, Elango A, Nagarajan G.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional, retrospective survey. OBJECTIVE: To find the factors influencing the return to work status (RTW) in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING: Tertiary care university teaching hospital, India. METHODS: A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of the first COVID-19 shutdown on patient volumes and surgical procedures of a Level I trauma center - Kreis CA, Ortmann B, Freistuehler M, Hartensuer R, Van Aken H, Raschke MJ, Schliemann B.
PURPOSE: In Dec 2019, COVID-19 was first recognized and led to a worldwide pandemic. The German government implemented a shutdown in Mar 2020, affecting outpatient and hospital care. The aim of the present article was to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Examining the utility of the Violence Prevention Climate scale: in a metropolitan Australian general hospital - Brunero S, Lamont S, Dunn S, Varndell W, Dickens GL.
AIM AND OBJECTIVES: To evaluate and examine the utility of the Violence Prevention Climate scale by generalist healthcare professionals. BACKGROUND: Workplace violence in general hospital settings remains a challenge for healthcare organisations. H... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characteristics and outcomes following motorized and non-motorized vehicular trauma in a resource-limited setting - An SJ, Purcell LN, Mulima G, Charles AG.
INTRODUCTION: Despite the ubiquity of motorized vehicular transport, non-motorized transportation continues to be common in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS: We performed a retrospective analysis of trauma patients presenting to Kamuzu Central Hospital ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological characteristics and outcome analysis of inhalation injury patients combined with burn area less than 30% total body surface area in a single center from 2008 to 2016 - Jiang Y, Wang ZF, Wang B, Hu L, Zhu B, Wu G, Sun Y, Xia Z.
OBJECTIVE: To explore the epidemiological characteristics and treatment outcomes of inhalation injury patients combined with burn area less than 30% total body surface area (TBSA) admitted to the First Affiliated Hospital of Naval Medical University. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fear avoidance behavior in youth with poor recovery from concussion: measurement properties and correlates of a new scale - Cairncross M, Brooks BL, Virani S, Silverberg ND.
The objective of the current study was to develop a measure of fear avoidance behavior after concussion for youth and parent respondents and examine its basic psychometric properties and correlates. Children (N  = 51) who were seen in a hospital concussio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The List: These are the First Coast's largest hospitals in 2021
Who are the largest hospitals on the First Coast? We ranked the area's top medical facilities by the No. of licensed beds in 2021. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: James Cannon Source Type: news

Hand in hand: Cincinnati health systems band together during pandemic
Radical transparency anchored Greater Cincinnati ’s health care response to the pandemic, leaving no small hospital behind. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Indian hospitals running out of oxygen as Covid cases hit daily record
Authorities fight for scarce supplies as country grapples with devastating second surge (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

40 Under 40 2021: Andrew Tate
In addition to serving as vice president of ambulatory services and chief practice officer at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Andrew Tate also enjoys the art of the sale, whether cars or real estate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Little Source Type: news

Fire kills 13 COVID-19 patients in hospital in western India
A fire broke out in a hospital in western India, killing 13 COVID-19 patients, as an extreme surge in infections leaves the nation short of medical care and oxygen (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Minimally invasive retinal reattachment procedure associated with superior photoreceptor integrity
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Covid vaccine wastage will negatively impact allocation of stocks from Centre ’s kitty to states from May 1
The measure is intended to encourage better use of vaccinations as the demand will need to be more carefully managed once 50% of vaccine production in India becomes available for states and private hospitals from May 1. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Private hospitals to pool Covid vaccine demand for third phase
Private hospitals plan to access vaccines state-wise so that they are in sync with every state ’s policy. The decision was taken at Thursday’s meeting attended by prominent healthcare and industry federations, including CII, Ficci, PHD Chamber of Commerce, Assocham, Indian Chamber of Commerce, NATHEALTH, Indian Medical Association and AHPI. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals facing acute shortage of oxygen despite strict govt orders: Sangita Reddy
Apollo Hospitals Joint Managing Director Sangita Reddy was responding to a tweet from rival Max Healthcare which said that Max Smart Hospital and Max Hospital Saket were left with less than one hour's oxygen supplies. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Max hospital in Delhi withdraws 'no new patient admission' order after receiving oxygen supply
An Oxygen carrying vehicle has reached Max Hospital, Saket after the hospital sent an SOS to the Delhi government , says DCP South. DCP also informed that another Oxygen carrying vehicle has reached Max Smart Hospital. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ahmedabad: Crisis makes doctors beg, borrow oxygen from kin, other hospitals
What was once a rare request has become a norm with hospitals struggling to keep the hypoxic Covid-19 patients breathing in the current spike as they struggle with a persistent scarcity of oxygen. Such is the desperation that many small hospitals have started requesting patients ’ relatives to arrange for oxygen supply if they can. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Delhi: Max Hospital receives emergency oxygen supply after SOS
Two hours later, in a tweet, the hospital confirmed that it had received emergency supplies, which will last "last another two hours". The hospital said it had been awaiting fresh supply from oxygen manufacturer Inox since 1 am. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Many Postsurgical Hospital Readmissions Preventable Many Postsurgical Hospital Readmissions Preventable
Could improved inpatient and ambulatory care lower the rate?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Toronto surgeons give Winnipeg baby another shot at life after removing nearly 3-pound tumour
Hope dwindled for Julie and Paul Devigne as a treatment-resistant tumour in their baby's belly swelled so large it restricted his ability to eat, sleep and breathe. Then, in a surgical feat, doctors at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children gave little Felix another shot at life. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

First Coast Hospitals 2021
Rank Hospital Name/URL/prior rank Licensed beds Year founded locally Parent Company Name Profit Stat (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

First Coast Hospitals 2021
Rank Hospital Name/URL/prior rank Licensed beds Year founded locally Parent Company Name Profit Stat (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Decrease Seen in Abusive Head Trauma for Young Children During Pandemic
THURSDAY, April 22, 2021 -- There was a decrease in hospital admissions for children younger than 5 years diagnosed with abusive head trauma (AHT) during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published in the April issue of Pediatrics. Nathan... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid: India sees world's highest daily cases amid oxygen shortage
The country records 314,835 new daily cases as Delhi hospitals fear running out of oxygen in hours. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health facility will take over closed Cushing Hospital in Leavenworth
A vacant hospital will soon be transformed into a mental health facility in Leavenworth County.   Last year, St. Luke's Health System closed Cushing Hospital, citing financial constraints. Now, a new psychiatric hospital is coming with a major investment, while filling a critical community need. This week, county commissioners signed off on a new five-year lease agreement with Tennessee-ba sed CenterPointe Behavioral Health System. It will bring 20 in-patient psychiatric beds, along with outpatient… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: FOX4 Kansas City Source Type: news

Pleural Mesothelioma Patients with 5-Year Survival Still Rare
Although no amount of asbestos exposure is considered safe, lower levels of non-occupational exposure are most often linked to long-term survival for those diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, according to a recent study. Clinical Lung Cancer published the study that compared characteristics of 43 pleural mesothelioma patients who survived at least five years with the disease to a much larger control group. Several previous mesothelioma studies have estimated that the five-year survival rate is just under 5% for pleural mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer with no definitive cure. It is caused almost exclusiv...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 22, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

CQC tells provider to inform police of staff assault on patient
Allegations of staff assaulting patients at a mental health hospital have been uncovered for a second time, one year after the Care Quality Commission first raised concerns over potential abuse at the unit. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Low on beds, oxygen, India adds global high 314K virus cases
India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections as a grim coronavirus surge in the world’s second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: India hits global record of 314,835 new cases; US passes 200m vaccines
India adds 1m new cases in just four days;more than 80% of Americans over 65 will have had first dose by Thursday; Pfizer confirms fake vaccine shots being sold in Mexico‘The system has collapsed’: India’s descent into Covid hellIndia ’s response to second wave is warning to other countriesUS hits goal of 200m vaccine doses within 100 daysInspection finds peeling walls at US plant that ruined 15m J& J dosesSee all our coronavirus coverage8.13amBSTJapan ’stroubled vaccination rollout has left British residents feeling “trapped” in their adopted home, preventing them visiting par...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Martin Belam (now) and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus India Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

India hits global record of 315,000 new daily cases as Covid wave worsens
Hospitals are being pushed to the brink after more than 1m people infected in just four daysCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIndia has reported 314,835 new coronavirus cases over the previous 24 hours, the highest number of infections recorded in a single day in any country since the start of the pandemic, as the country ’s hospitals are pushed to the brink of collapse.The unprecedented spread of the virus, blamed on a more contagious strain as well as lax safety measures, has overwhelmed hospitals, creating severe shortages of beds, oxygen and medicines in major cities.Social media i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe Tags: India Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science South and Central Asia World news Vaccines and immunisation Health Source Type: news

Variation in rates of self-harm hospital admission and re-admission by ethnicity in London: a population cohort study - Polling C, Bakolis I, Hotopf M, Hatch SL.
PURPOSE: To compare sex-specific rates of hospital admission and repeat admission following self-harm between ethnic groups in London and test whether differences persist after adjustment for socio-economic deprivation. METHODS: A population-based ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Personalized, 3D printed shields developed to protect patients during radiation therapy
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) In a new paper published in Advanced Science, investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital and MIT describe efforts to develop a new personalized, 3D-printed device intended to shield patients who are undergoing radiation therapy and prevent radiation-induced toxicity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sculpting radiation beam spares lung cancer patients from severe, disabling complication
(Massachusetts General Hospital) The use of a novel esophagus-sparing technique reduces the rate of severe inflammation of the esophagus in patients with localized lung cancer receiving high-dose radiation and concurrent chemotherapy. Severe esophagitis was reduced despite tumors located within 1 centimeter of the esophagus, with no increased risk in local tumor recurrence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Stress test finds cracks in the resistance of harmful hospital bugs
(John Innes Centre) Research has identified critical factors that enable dangerous bacteria to spread disease by surviving on surfaces in hospitals and kitchens. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Minimally invasive retinal reattachment procedure leads to superior photoreceptor integrity
(St. Michael's Hospital) A new study reinforces pneumatic retinopexy (PnR) as the better first-line retinal reattachment technique to achieve the best visual outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Use of e-cigarettes plus tobacco cigarettes linked to higher risk of respiratory symptoms
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Using both e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes may increase the risk of developing respiratory symptoms--such as cough and wheeze--compared with using either alone. Dual users had a 1.9-times higher odds of developing respiratory symptoms compared with exclusive e-cigarette users and a 1.24-times higher odds compared with exclusive tobacco smokers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stem cell therapy promotes recovery from stroke and dementia in mice
A one-time injection of an experimental stem cell therapy can repair brain damage and improve memory function in mice with conditions that replicate human strokes and dementia,a new UCLA study finds.Dementia can arise from multiple conditions, and it is characterized by an array of symptoms including problems with memory, attention, communication and physical coordination. The two most common causes of dementia are Alzheimer ’s disease and white matter strokes — small strokes that accumulate in the connecting areas of the brain.“It’s a vicious cycle: The two leading causes of dementia are almos...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

After Heart Attack, British Man ’s Post Resonates on LinkedIn
Jonathan Frostick, a program manager at an investment bank, was still in the hospital when he wrote a LinkedIn post vowing to step away from work and spend more time with his family. Thousands responded. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cramer Tags: Work-Life Balance Quarantine (Life and Culture) Anxiety and Stress Social Media Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Telecommuting Frostick, Jonathan Source Type: news

New study offers proof that one dose of Covid vaccine slashes severe illnesses
Just 32 out of 2,000 people who needed hospital treatment for coronavirus following a first dose are thought to have caught it once maximum immunity kicked in. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse begs B.C. residents to take pandemic seriously after tear-filled night on COVID-19 unit
A B.C. nurse is pleading with people to do a few "simple things" to get the pandemic under control after an emotionally crushing shift in the COVID-19 ward of Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Private companies free to buy vaccines at market price for staff
Along with the decision to make all adults eligible for vaccination from May 1, the government has allowed private companies, hospital chains and states to buy vaccines directly from manufacturers. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apollo Hospital MD seeks ambulance status for oxygen trucks
Apollo Hospitals Group Joint Managing Director Sangita Reddy, which has hospitals in the national capital as well as adjoining Noida, tweeted on Thursday morning about an oxygen tanker being stopped by Haryana police from entering a refilling plant at Panipat. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a Covid hospital set up in Pune is generating immense goodwill for Wipro
Not just the building, but hospital beds, oxygen cylinders, ICU equipment — everything needed in the hospital — were set up by Wipro on its own, while the Pune Zilla Parishad has provided the staff and runs the hospital. The treatment in the hospital is also free. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Private companies free to buy vaccines at market price for employees
Along with the decision to make all adults eligible for vaccination from May 1, the government has allowed private companies, hospital chains and states to buy vaccines directly from manufacturers. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 3 Data Published in New England Journal of Medicine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 21, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (the Company) today announced publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of primary data from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE clinical trial for its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). The publication of the primary analysis follows the topline efficacy and safety data announced in January, showing the trial met all primary and key secondary endpoints, and found that the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine prevented hospitalization and death across all study participa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Indian Capital Running Out of Medical Oxygen as Pandemic Surges Indian Capital Running Out of Medical Oxygen as Pandemic Surges
Authorities said hospitals in the Indian capital of Delhi would start running out of medical oxygen by Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country faced a coronavirus"storm."Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 21, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Triangle hospitals, already near capacity, brace for more Covid-19 patients
With the number of new Covid-19 cases back on the rise, local health officials are watching the numbers closely as many intensive care units are already close to capacity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 21, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Medical construction boom: AdventHealth, Orlando Health and more line up major projects
The projects range from freestanding ERs to full hospital campuses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Late-Week Spinal Surgeries Tied to Longer Hospital Stays
WEDNESDAY, April 21, 2021 -- Late-week spinal surgeries are associated with a prolonged length of stay (LOS) in the hospital, according to a study published online April 6 in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. Sebastian Salas-Vega, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news