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Hospitals, doctors in Pa. received $32M in 5 months from drug, medical device companies

Drug and medical device companies doled out $32.2 million to physicians and teaching hospitals in Pennsylvania during five months last year, according to data released … 13 more words

South Dakota Hospitals Are Equipped To Handle Ebola Patients

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Hospitals in South Dakota say they are equipped to safely manage patients infected with Ebola.

Avera Health says it has rooms to host sick patients in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Aberdeen, Marshall, Mitchell and Yankton. 98 more words

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What is a hospital "designated" to treat radiation?

September 29, 2014

Hospitals nominally designated for radiation treatment double from 2011

The number of hospitals locally “designated” to treat radiation exposure has grown to 201 from 83 before the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a survey says. 195 more words

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The Witch Doctors of Malaysia

Before reading on, please be assured the image above came from Kenya, not Malaysia.

Technically still a “developing country”, Malaysian healthcare becomes a hot topic when discussing our impending move. 1,485 more words

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ECT Day One

Today was ECT treatment day one. I had the bilateral procedure (both sides of the brain) done and I have to say it was not at all like I was expecting. 242 more words

Balancing Cost and Quality with End of Life Care

We’ve seen a big shift in terms of our understanding of the need for quality end of life care. Health care institutions are now providing materials, providers are having more discussions with patients to find out their wishes, and… 258 more words

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Surprise: After Illegal Immigration Wave, Tuberculosis Plagues El Paso Hospital

Earlier this summer when the unaccompanied minor crisis was at its peak (after really starting in October 2013) in Texas and Arizona, Border Patrol agents working inside processing facilities reported cases of Tuberculosis, scabies and other diseases being brought into the United States by unvaccinated illegal aliens. 172 more words

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