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  1. The High Court has upheld a decision to strike off "for public...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | South Wales Argus

    The High Court has upheld a decision to strike off "for public protection" a dentist who tried to carry out work on a woman's teeth in a McDonald's. Anca Claudia Macavei tried to fit a bridge in the Cannon Street, London, branch of the fast-food restaurant in 2012.

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  2. Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey faces regulatorRead the original story

    6 min ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. PAULINE Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, is to appear before the nursing regulator.

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  3. The United States Could Learn from Britain's Cash Market for Medical CareRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Daily Policy Digest

    Britain has long had an active cash market for medical care provided by private hospitals, which helps people get around the long waits in the National Health Service, and also serves people from abroad. Nuffield Hospitals advertises firm, fixed, all-inclusive prices good for 60 days after an initial consultation.

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  4. Should we do this to our children?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE Russian opposition leader gunned down near the Kremlin left behind a tangled web of sinister plots and bitter love rivals. But who really shot Boris Nemtsov? JESSICA Ainscough was diagnosed with cancer at just 22. Instead of having chemo, she decided to take a different path.

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  5. Experiencing dementia the virtual wayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Philly.com

    ... how depressed it made them feel, and helpless and angry," said Kathy Baksi, a social worker in Watermark's skilled nursing facility. Family members who don't understand dementia can easily become impatient and frustrated, said Amy Snyder, nursing ...

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  6. Scots ebola nurse to appear before nursing regulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Sunday Herald

    Pauline Cafferkey flew back to the UK via Casablanca and London Heathrow before landing at Glasgow Airport late on December 28. She was admitted to hospital in Glasgow early the next morning after feeling feverish, before being diagnosed with the disease. Last month, Public Health England said it had passed information to the General Medical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council on three nurses and two doctors after assessing the screening of healthcare workers returning to the UK.

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  7. PE-backed Epic Health Services buys Clarity Service GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | PE Hub

    Epic Health Services Inc., a portfolio company of Webster Capital and a Dallas-based provider of pediatric skilled nursing, therapy and autism services, announced today that it has acquired Clarity Service Group, a provider of applied behavior analysis, special education, behavioral consulting and therapeutic staffing services based in Trevose, Pennsylvania. The acquisition, Epic's first in the autism space, marks a substantial commitment by the company to further develop its autism services division.

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  8. Falmouth campaigners gather to 'save the NHS'Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Falmouth Packet

    A Falmouth woman who had open heart surgery when just a child, was among those supporting a local day of action to 'save the NHS'. Leila Hardman helped collect over 600 signatures on a petition which is being co-ordinated by campaign group 38 Degrees when she joined others on The Moor for two hours at the weekend.

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  9. Rylie's Smile fundraiser at Nicola Pizza March 7Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Cape Gazette

    Pediatric fundraiser Rylie Maedler attends an event with Nicola Pizza matriarch Joan Caggiano. The two have teamed up again for the kickoff party to launch Rylie's Smile, a foundation to benefit children battling life-threatening illness.

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  10. Logan Solutions Launches Doctor-Dragon.comRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PR.com

    Today, Logan Solutions announces the launch of Doctor-Dragon.com, a unique site that features "just what the doctor needed" to document patient care efficiently using Dragon Medical voice recognition software. Doctor-Dragon.com is the ecommerce site of Logan Solutions, a leading healthcare partner of Nuance Communications, makers of the award winning Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 voice recognition software.

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  11. Culture of Corruption: At Va health facilities, whistleblowers still ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Instapundit

    CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: At VA health facilities, whistleblowers still fear retaliation. "Whistleblowers across the country have faced reprisals for reporting a range of concerns, including accounting irregularities, nursing shortages and mishandling of health-care funds, according to the Office of Special Counsel.

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  12. Labour leader meets care staff at the ConquestRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Rye and Battle Observer

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Leader of the Opposition took a tour of the Conquest Hospital on Monday , meeting with doctors, nurses and health professionals.

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  13. Hospital inspectors seeking feedback from patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | York Press

    ENGLAND'S chief inspector of hospitals has asked members of the public to give feedback on the services provided by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission are due to look at the trust's services between March 17 and 20. The trust will be given an overall rating of outstanding, good, requires improvement or inadequate, under significant changes which have been introduced by the CQC.

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  14. Vendor News Roundup: First Databank to Simplify Medication InstructionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Health Data Management

    ... or health information exchanges, 180,000 physician groups, 7,250 ambulatory surgery centers, 15,000 skilled nursing facilities, more than one million physicians and 750 hospitals in Canada, according to the vendor. * Chicago-based consulting and ...

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  15. 1 kidney donor triggers 6 transplants, thanks to big data and generosityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WISW-AM Columbia

    That may sound like an esoteric adage, but when Zully Broussard selflessly decided to give one of her kidneys to a stranger, her generosity paired up with big data. It resulted in six patients receiving transplants.

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  16. National Economy Is Best Predictor of Job SatisfactionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newswise

    Newswise - March 6, 2015 - The national gross domestic product is a stronger predictor of job satisfaction than workers' personal or job-related characteristics, reports the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine , official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine . A macroeconomic indicator, GDP is the best predictor of job satisfaction-even compared to individual-level measures of career progress or mental health, according to a study by Christoph Augner, PhD, of University Clinics of the Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria.

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  17. Hope but no respite from EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    On Thursday, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited Washington, DC to thank the American people for their unwavering support in Liberia's fight against Ebola. I can say with the utmost certainty that the Liberian people stand behind her in her demonstration of gratitude.

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  18. Agent Orange benefits announcement delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    An anticipated announcement regarding new Agent Orange benefits for Air Force reservists who flew or worked on C-123 transport planes in Pittsburgh and two other air bases in the 1970s has been delayed until next week. Allison Hickey, undersecretary of benefits for the VA, was expected to hold a news conference on the issue Thursday in Washington.

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  19. Community nurses have vital role in preventing female genital mutilation, say academicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    In their trusted professional capacity, community nurses are well placed to develop effective collaboration with patients and families to tackle the harmful and illegal procedure of female genital mutilation, say academics. Nurses have an important role in preventing female genital mutilation and in providing sensitive care for women and girls who have undergone the procedure, authors writing in Primary Health Care journal warn.

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  20. TSO3's new STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer to be showcased at AORN Surgical Conference & Expo 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    TSO3 Inc. an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, announced today that it will showcase its new STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer at the AORN Surgical Conference & Expo 2015, held in Denver, Colorado from March 7 to 11, 2015. This annual convention of AORN brings together approximately 6,000 registrants and is the largest U.S. nursing convention of stakeholders in the performance, efficacy and efficiency of low-temperature sterilization processes.

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