Two dormant volcanoes on Martinique and St. Vincent and the Grenadines begin to rumble and smoke
Eastern Caribbean officials have issued alerts for rumbling volcanoes in Martinique and St. Vincent and the Grenadines - a chain of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare Alerts For Rumbling Volcanoes Issued In Eastern Caribbean
The most recent warning was issued late Tuesday for La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Massachusetts
Information was obtained from hospital representatives and, in some cases, the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) fiscal year 2019 hospital cost report. Net patient service revenue number (NPSR), in all cases, was provided by CHIA. FTE number provided is as of Sept. 1, 2020, except in cases where hospitals did not respond to survey requests, in which case, all data points were provided by CHIA and reflect fiscal 2019. For the following hospitals, all data was provided by CHIA: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, Baystate Medical Center, Southcoast Hospitals Group, South Shore Hospital...
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tropical Storm Dorian Heads Toward Windward Islands
Storm clouds gather as Tropical Storm Dorian moves toward St. Michael Parish, Barbados, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Much of the eastern Caribbean island of Barbados shut down on Monday as Dorian approached the region and gathered strength, threatening to turn into a small hurricane that forecasters said could affect the northern Windward islands and Puerto Rico in upcoming days. (AP Photo/Chris Brandis)   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian was dumping rain Tuesday on the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean, gathering power on a path to brush past Puerto Rico's southwest coast and hit the eastern Dom...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 27, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News AP News Tag Source Type: news

Puerto Rico Under State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Dorian Approaches. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced signed an executive order late on Monday declaring a state of emergency in preparation for a Category 1 hurricane hitting the island territory on Wednesday. “We are issuing a state of emergency to activate the necessary protocols and crew. We advise citizens to activate their emergency plans calmly and stay alert for future announcements. #Dorian,” she tweeted. Decretamos un estado de emergencia para activar los protocolos y el personal necesario de res...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Tropical Storm Dorian Could Hit Puerto Rico As a Hurricane. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Tropical Storm Dorian is strengthening as it moves westward towards the Caribbean, and could reach hurricane strength by early Thursday, possibly before hitting Puerto Rico. As of Monday morning, Dorian is considered a “small tropical cyclone.” It’s just over 130 miles from Barbados, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. It’s moving at approximately 14 mph towards the Windward Islands, which are expected to face tropical storm conditions later Monday. Tropical storm watches and warnings are in effect for the area, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Tropical storm warnings have also ...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

US 1 of 8 nations where child & adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened
(Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) The United States is one of only eight countries in the world where decreases in child and adolescent mortality over a 27-year period haven't also been matched by reductions in maternal mortality, according to a new scientific study. This divergent trend also was found in American Samoa, Canada, Greece, Guam, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Zimbabwe. Of these countries, the United States had the largest increase in maternal mortality rate at 67.5%. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MS patient in hospital since 2017 finally goes home
An Ottawa woman who's been confined to the Saint-Vincent hospital because there weren't enough workers to care for her at her Kanata apartment complex is finally going home, months after doctors first said she could. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Home-care shortage stranding patients in hospital
Christine Benoit has been told four times she's medically fit to be discharged from Ottawa's Saint-Vincent Hospital, but each time has been forced to stay because of a shortage of personal support workers. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

'Dire' home-care gap stranding discharge-ready patients in hospital
Christine Benoit has been told four times she's medically fit to be discharged from Ottawa's Saint-Vincent Hospital, but each time has been forced to stay because of a shortage of personal support workers. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

GMR Funds Community Health Engagement Partnership in Cincinnati
Tiffany Grant, PhD, Assistant Director for Research and Informatics at the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library, applied and received a GMR award for a community partnership to improve health literacy and address health disparities. Project Background: Racial and ethnic minorities, those in rural and/or urban areas, and those living in medically underserved areas are at high risk for health-related disparities. Low-income wages, reduced government services, and low educational attainment are a few reasons why these population groups have significant barriers overcoming food insecurity, obesity, mental health is...
Source: The Cornflower - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Outreach Success Stories awards Source Type: news

Bartenders' and rum shopkeepers' knowledge of and attitudes toward "problem drinking" in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Zafer M, Liu S, Katz CL.
Harmful alcohol use encompasses a spectrum of habits, including heavy episodic drinking (HED) which increases the risk of acute alcohol-related harms. The prevalence of HED in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is 5.7% among the overall population aged... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Massachusetts
In most cases, average number of beds, occupancy rate and length of stay refers to 2016. Boston Children's Hospital, Baystate Medical Center, Berkshire Medical Center and Saint Vincent Hospital did not respond to survey requests; all data was provided by the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA). (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bringing care closer to home: Health systems accelerate expansion plans as competition heats up
More than 100 miles north of Pittsburgh, UPMC is investing $111 million to expand its Hamot hospital facility in Erie with a seven-story, 177,000-square-foot patient care tower that will include new ICU beds and other upgrades. Two miles away, Allegheny Health Network is busy with its own hospital expansion project, investing $115 million to upgrade Saint Vincent Hospital by building a new emergency department and an operating room suite. The expansions, both so close together and in regions where… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tim Schooley Source Type: news

Bringing care closer to home: Health systems accelerate expansion plans as competition heats up
More than 100 miles north of Pittsburgh, UPMC is investing $111 million to expand its Hamot hospital facility in Erie with a seven-story, 177,000-square-foot patient care tower that will include new ICU beds and other upgrades. Two miles away, Allegheny Health Network is busy with its own hospital expansion project, investing $115 million to upgrade Saint Vincent Hospital by building a new emergency department and an operating room suite. The expansions, both so close together and in regions where… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tim Schooley Source Type: news