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1 hr ago | National Public Radio

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, The Washington Post Company, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

3 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Medicine

4 hrs ago |

Arizona college nursing program on probation

The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the Arizona State Board of Nursing has enforced an 18-month probation period.


Related Topix: Medicine

8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Newcastle schoolgirl raising money for nurses who saved her life

Newcastle United could be tempted to make a move for Loic Remy in the wake of the striker's move to Liverpool collapsing But now a happy and healthy six-year-old, Paige wants to give back to the nurses who helped save her life.


Related Topix: Medicine, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Fire ignites at Pasadena nursing home

A car fire spread to a nursing home in the 100 block of Bellefontaine Street in Pasadena on Sunday, July 28, 2014, prompting the temporary evacuation of 127 primarily bed-ridden patients, authorities said.


Related Topix: Fire, Medicine

Hillingdon Times

50m patients 'will be turned away'

The number of times GP surgeries in England are forced to turn away patients for appointments next year will pass the 50 million mark, new research predicts.


Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine

Bellingham Herald

Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine

Medical News

Surgical patient safety program significantly reduces cardiac surgical site infections

Study presented at the ACS NSQIP- National Conference reports that evidence-based measures plus an interdisciplinary team approach reduces surgical site infection rates in a high-risk patient population A common postoperative complication after open heart operations-infection at the surgical site-has been reduced by 77 percent at a Canadian ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Canada, Anesthesiology, Health

Merced Sun-Star

Relatives run health clinic in Madison

The doctor and nurse are married, the certified family nurse practitioner CFNP and physician's assistant certified PA-C are a mother daughter duo.


Related Topix: Medicine

Pacific Daily News

Provide veterans care they deserve

We need to get the care our veterans need and fast. There is no question that we must provide our veterans the care they need and deserve.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: UHV at a crossroads with future of nursing

The first public meeting about the University of Houston-Victoria's transition team and its work will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the campus Multi-Purpose Room, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. What concerns about UHV's future would you like to hear addressed at this meeting? What steps are most critical for UH and UHV to take in the next few years to ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Houston Victoria, Houston, TX, University of Houston, Victoria, TX, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News Today

More recognition, responsibility for nurses in New York

If past experience is anything to go by, nurse practitioners in New York State are about to get a lot more recognition for their contributions to primary care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia University

Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn nurse wins special award

Wendy Harrison, a staff nurse in the emergency department at the Royal Blackburn Hospital , won the Pioneering Community Nurse of the Year award at the Welch Allyn Pioneers of Care Awards.


Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Health

Husson University wins nurse practitioner grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration is awarding the grant to the School of Nursing at the Bangor campus.


Related Topix: Medicine

Health center rooted in helping migrant workers

After returning home to be with her aging parents, Burns said her mother suggested she consider applying for a Spanish interpreter job at the medical center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Leetown, WV


Salinas nurses protest CEO Weis' departure



Related Topix: Medicine, Salinas, CA, Monterey County, CA

Contra Costa Times

Concern mounting over Prime Healthcare pursuit of Bay Area hospitals

A controversial Southern California-based hospital chain that buys financially struggling hospitals has surfaced as a bidder for the beleaguered Daughters of Charity Health System, which operates four Bay Area hospitals that serve the poor.


Related Topix: Medicine, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Moss Beach, CA, Daly City, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Union says strike at Alaris nursing homes in Hudson, Bergen possible

Ella Moton, a certified nursing assistant, recalled a time when she clocked out and went back upstairs to hold the hand of a dying patient at the nursing home where she worked, Alaris Health' HarborView Healthcare Center in Jersey City.


Related Topix: Medicine, Jersey City, NJ, Rochelle Park, NJ

Nurses hailed for helping sort out Basildon Hospital

Ruth May, chief nurse for the East of England, visited the hospital, in Nethermayne, after it came out of special measures and was rated good by the Care Quality Commission.


Related Topix: Medicine

Carolina Beaches

UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

Obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, US Military, US Navy