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Run-down Ontario hospital needs $287 million in renos, NDP says

Toronto Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins defended his ministry's decision not to release names of hospitals needing repairs because "it would give contractors an unfair advantage in advance of their bid ..." (Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star file photo).
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Dozens killed in bombing of national hospital in Idlib

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The bombing of the national hospital and its surroundings in Idlib city, a provincial capital wrested from Assad-regime control last year, was only the latest incident in an unforgiving and systematic aerial campaign against medical personnel and ...

'Dying well can be fun': hospital in row after internal memo to staff

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
A hospital has come under fire after telling staff in an internal newsletter that “dying well can be fun”. The memo, sent around Epsom and St Helier Hospitals in Surrey, went on to boast that a “Death by Chocolate” themed event laid on in the ...

No Reduction in Hospital Death Rates After Public Reporting

Medscape - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mandatory public reporting of hospital mortality rates does not appear to improve them, according to a study published online May 31 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

'Alexa, pull those lab results': A hospital tries out virtual assistants

STAT - ‎12 hours ago‎
Picture this: At every step of a patient's trip through the hospital, a virtual assistant awaits, ready to answer questions, pull up medical records - or snap photos during surgery.
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India hospital transfusions infect thousands with HIV

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
"But each such test costs 1,200 rupees ($18; £12) and most hospitals in India do not have the testing facilities. Even in a big city like Mumbai, only three private hospitals have HIV testing facilities. Even the largest government hospitals do not ...

Inside the toxin-free hospital of the future

GreenBiz - ‎7 hours ago‎
Last week, hundreds of changemakers from hospitals, health systems and medical products or supplier companies gathered in Dallas to learn and compare notes at the 13th CleanMed Conference.
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Grace Dart patients to be transferred to former veterans hospital

Montreal Gazette - ‎18 hours ago‎
Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette, right, chats with Canadian Armed Forces veteran Stuart Vary following a press conference at the Ste.
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TOWIE star Jake Hall to be quizzed by police 'after stabbing at Marbella club'

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOWIE star Jake Hall will be questioned by police in his hospital bed over an alleged stabbing in a Marbella nightclub. The 24-year-old was rushed to hospital by friends in the early hours of Monday morning after getting caught up in a fight at Aqwa ...
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Probes into two baby death tragedies under way at Cavan General Hospital

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
He said: "There were unfortunate outcomes. That is not to suggest anything remiss took place." The first concern was raised in November 2012 when a baby boy, Jamie Flynn, was born in poor condition.
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Egyptian hospital shut down after girl dies during circumcision

CTV News - ‎5 minutes ago‎
CAIRO -- A 17-year-old girl has died while undergoing female circumcision in Egypt, prompting health authorities to shut down the hospital and refer doctors for prosecution, a senior health official said Tuesday. The centuries-old practice, believed to ...
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Hospital services in Fort McMurray being phased in as residents get set to return

CBC.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
He said the phased reopening meets one of the five conditions set by the Alberta government and emergency officials for the re-entry, which is that the hospital is open and able to provide basic health services. Most of the other areas and services of ...

Parents release harrowing hospital picture of son fighting for life after taking 'Cotton Candy' legal high

Mirror.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
This is the harrowing image of a young man fighting for his life after he 'took a legal high without knowing'. Ben Dobson's dad Mark spoke of the horrendous experience of witnessing his son battle on a life support machine in hospital as doctors tried ...
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'Broken' panels at new kids hospital replaced

Perth Now - ‎11 hours ago‎
The green exterior panels at the new Perth Children's Hospital will have to be replaced after they were installed broken.

Drivers may need U-turn for Grand River Hospital during LRT construction

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
LRT construction means drivers heading to Grand River Hospital from Kitchener will need to do a U-turn on King Street in order to get into the facility's driveway.

Royal Adelaide Hospital builder says completion now due by September

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
The new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) seems likely to open to patients in 2017, with builder SA Health Partnerships now telling the South Australian Government the building work will not be finished until September.

Indoor camp fire ends in trip to Christchurch hospital

The Press - ‎4 hours ago‎
The man lit a fire in the old Woods Brothers flour mill. He was later taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. A man was taken to hospital after lighting a fire in a derelict building in Christchurch. The man, age unknown, was pulled from the ...

Fernando Rojas, accused in privacy breach, still not working at hospital

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
He looked at the medical records of 141 female patients, a total of 350 times, from two computers at the hospital between September 2010 to January 2013.
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Police: Man Struck, Choked To Death By Roommate At Hospital

CBS Local - ‎2 hours ago‎
MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) - Questions remain after a hospital patient was found dead in his room. 23-year-old Andre Brown was arrested Sunday by Miami Beach Police and charged with second-degree murder in the death of 55-year-old Alejandro Ortega.
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Game of tag leaves boy in the hospital

New York Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
When the lid came off, the boy slipped and fell onto a wrought-iron fence about 3-feet high, according to police and his pals. Medics rushed him to Kings County Hospital with the piece of the fence still stuck in his arm. A cop called him “a real ...
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