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Blood shortage temporarily closes Torrance Hospital trauma center

TORRANCE (CBSLA) – The nationwide blood shortage forced the temporary closure of the trauma center at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center earlier this week. The hospital said on Wednesday it had been forced to close its trauma center to new patients for more than two hours on Monday due to the shortage. A spokesperson for the hospital […]

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COVID-19 update: British Columbia reports 7 deaths, 431 in hospital

British Columbia has recorded seven more coronavirus-related deaths in the past 72 hours, the government said on Monday, along with a further significant increase in hospitalizations. The health ministry said there are now 431 people hospitalized with COVID-19, an increase of 23% from Friday and 55% from last Monday. That total includes 95 intensive care […]

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Holy Cross Health Adds Two New Members To Board Of Directors

January 6, 2022 – Rudy Molinet, FACHE, CEO and Executive Coach at Artemis Synergies Consulting, a full-service consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, management development, executive coaching and corporate restructuring in the healthcare sector, and Nikki Austin Shipp, Founder and CEO of The NAS Advisory Group, LLC, which specializes in building relationships that add value […]

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Covid-19: China punishes officials after miscarriage outside containment hospital – News

The distressing incident was detailed in a post posted to social media by the woman’s niece on January 1. Residents line up to undergo nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Xi’an, north China’s Shaanxi province, January 4, 2022. Photo: AFP By AFP Posted: Thu Jan 6, 2022, 10:50 AM Chinese officials said on […]

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Gastro Health acquires optimal digestive care

First tuck-in acquisition in Maryland January 5, 2022 – Gastro Health, a leading national medical group specializing in digestive and liver health, has acquired Optimal Digestive Care in Frederick, Maryland. The deal was closed on Dec. 31 and marks the company’s first integrated acquisition in Maryland that will merge the practice into Gastro Health’s existing […]

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Bolsonaro released from Brazilian hospital

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was released from hospital two days after being admitted with bowel obstruction, his latest health complication from a stabbing in 2018. “To be released now. Thank you all, ”the Brazilian leader posted on Twitter alongside a religious message and a photo of him and his doctors giving a thumbs up. Bolsonaro’s […]

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Day – Groton’s accident sends driver and three children to hospital

Groton – A driver and three children were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital on Tuesday with non-life threatening injuries, following a single vehicle crash in a pole on North Road (Highway 117) , north of Alpha Avenue, police said. Groton Town Police are investigating the crash, Deputy Police Chief Paul Gately said. The Groton […]

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Lee Health in search of donated blood

Current blood supply is below a critical level January 1, 2022 – Lee Health is experiencing an extreme blood shortage and is seeking donated blood to help replenish supply levels. Current blood supplies are below critical levels and Lee Health blood centers are in dire need of donors. As housing the only trauma center in […]

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Remote patient monitoring transforms healthcare delivery

By Barbara R. Fallon Q. Is there a doctor in the house? A. Most likely, especially if doctors and community health centers take telehealth to the next level with WITHmyDOC. WITHmyDOC is a digital healthcare company that virtually connects patients to their care teams, providing real-time data to monitor symptom and disease progression. Founded in […]

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Biden joins First Lady for Christmas Eve visit to children’s hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden brought Christmas Eve joy to hospitalized children who are not well enough to return home during the holidays. It’s a long-standing tradition for first ladies to visit the National Children’s Hospital over Christmas, but Joe Biden’s visit on Friday came as a surprise. It […]