Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - October 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-10-30 Health care cuts in the US are costing lives 0 None
2005-10-30 Should the NHS continue to pay for drugs for rare diseases? 0 None
2005-10-30 National target for reducing the rate of MRSA infection impossible to assess reliably 0 None
2005-10-27 Doctors adopt new checklist to ensure patients are asleep during surgery 0 None
2005-10-26 Beds closed as thousands wait for surgery in Western Australia 0 None
2005-10-26 E-Health to accelerate information, education and take-up of electronic health initiatives by Australian doctors 0 None
2005-10-26 Unique report on global long-term care worker migration 0 None
2005-10-26 Doctors call for urgent review of UK cancer initiative 0 None
2005-10-25 Hope for better return for health spending in Australia 0 None
2005-10-24 New website in Ontario gives info on hospital waiting lists for surgery 0 None
2005-10-23 Situation-specific policies can reduce antibiotic resistance in hospital 0 None
2005-10-20 NHS needs an independent regulator 0 None
2005-10-18 Health insurers are turning to a new approach to get doctors and hospitals to do better 0 None
2005-10-18 Controlling antibiotic-prescribing practices in hospitals 0 None
2005-10-17 Scottish hospitals to issue 'red cards' to violent patients 0 None
2005-10-13 Tool to help vulnerable people to manage their medicines 0 None
2005-10-13 Complementary medicine represents an additional cost to usual care with questionable clinical benefit 0 None
2005-10-13 Liver services in the United Kingdom need better funding and better staffing 0 None
2005-10-12 Hospitals alter billing and collection practices for uninsured patients 0 None
2005-10-10 Changes in health care services related to changes in PLI premiums 0 None
2005-10-09 Britain's Naional Heath Service is being taken over by big business 0 None
2005-10-09 Recent shelving of a flagship PFI venture in West London may herald the end for the PFI healthcare experiment in the UK 0 None
2005-10-09 Day surgery rates continue to rise - still room for improvement 0 None
2005-10-04 Expanded physician and residency training in telephone medicine is needed 0 None
2005-10-04 First conference focusing on assessing and improving the organizational environment and culture of academic medical centers 0 None


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