Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - October 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-10-31 Lobbyists push lawmakers to act quickly on Medicare physician payment rate fix 0 None
2007-10-31 Bush threatens to veto combined appropriations bill 0 None
2007-10-30 Congressional Democrats consider combining labor-HHS-education, veterans, Pentagon spending bills 0 None
2007-10-30 Massachusetts increases efforts to enroll low-income residents in partially subsidized health coverage by Dec. 31 deadline 0 None
2007-10-30 Efforts needed to address financial stability of entitlement programs 0 None
2007-10-30 Cigna reach agreement on physician ranking system 0 None
2007-10-29 Study finds increase of avoidable hospitalizations in Washington, D.C. 0 None
2007-10-29 Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report reports on Presidential campaigns related to health care 0 None
2007-10-29 Baltimore Sun examines U.S. health care system, efforts for reform 0 None
2007-10-29 UnitedHealth concurs with House panel that access to dental care lacking for child Medicaid beneficiaries in Maryland 0 None
2007-10-29 UAW members at Chrysler approve four-year contract with voluntary employees' beneficiary association 0 None
2007-10-28 Foreign doctors in Britain in danger of being made scapegoats 0 None
2007-10-22 Errors by hospital residents often down to poor teamwork, communication 0 None
2007-10-22 Six Sigma practices may provide significant benefits for hospitals 0 None
2007-10-22 $6.8 million grant to help UTEP tackle Hispanic health disparities 0 None
2007-10-19 Comparing public and private health insurance 0 None
2007-10-18 Newly qualified doctors feel well prepared by medical school 0 None
2007-10-18 Elderly Medicare, Medicaid patients not receiving quality care 0 5
2007-10-17 British 'Nurse of the Year' quits the NHS 0 None
2007-10-16 Mortality rates 71 percent lower at top-rated hospitals 0 None
2007-10-16 Sharp declines in hospital death rates in 2004 0 None
2007-10-15 Anesthesia passport ensures optimal care 0 None
2007-10-12 Pioneering approach to cardiovascular care 0 None
2007-10-12 Recognizing and assessing the progression of cognitive impairment and dementia in primary care 0 None
2007-10-10 Promoting mental health requires cultural sensitivity in mental health services and programs 0 None
2007-10-10 Nationwide Children's Hospital receives grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 0 None
2007-10-08 Half of the world has no access to palliative care 0 None
2007-10-08 Pay-for-performance project to improve cardiovascular care 0 None
2007-10-08 Guidance for public health planners on people living with advanced cancer 0 None
2007-10-04 Nurses play valuable role in assessing people held in police custody 0 None
2007-10-04 Federal jury in Miami convicts company owner of Direct Nursing Assistance Inc 0 None
2007-10-04 $4 million nursing grant for premature infants 0 None
2007-10-04 $1.2 million grant for Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative 0 None
2007-10-04 American College of Physicians recommends annual influenza vaccine for health-care workers 0 None
2007-10-04 Americans strongly desire a well-coordinated trauma system 0 None
2007-10-03 Default options for medicine, healthcare 0 None
2007-10-02 Michigan Senate approves Medicaid estate recovery bill 0 None
2007-10-02 Medicare part B premiums to increase by 3.1% in 2008 to $96.40 per month 0 None
2007-10-02 New York announces funds for hospitals to be closed or merged 0 None
2007-10-02 Caribbean health authorities promise to reduce healthcare-associated infections 0 None
2007-10-01 Wilmot Cancer Center adds gastrointestinal, brain cancer experts 0 None
2007-10-01 Nursing - the best job in the world! 0 None


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