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PET/CT imaging agent shows promise for better diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism

Dae Hyuk Moon, M.D., discusses a new nuclear medicine tracer that may allow better diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism (VTE). Acute VTE is a disease that includes deep-vein thrombosis and ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Inmate died from acute medical condition after six days in Lake County Jail, coroner says

CROWN POINT — A Gary man who collapsed in a shower area after six days in the Lake County Jail last year died from severe inflammation of internal tissues due to a ruptured ulcer, an official said. Kurtis Peoples' manner of death was natural, said ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 06 Feb 2019

AdventHealth Connerton First Specialty Acute Care in the US to Test New Footwear Sanitizing Stations

AdventHealth Connerton is excited to partner with St. Petersburg, FL company Green Earth Medical Solutions to bring this one of ... as we have a robust system of care including specialty acute care, over 200 primary care and specialty employed physicians ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Multimodal Imaging of Atypical Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinitis Mimicking a White Dot Syndrome

Her medical history was significant for diabetes ... 1 Outer syphilitic retinitis has previously been reported to occur as either an acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis (ASPPC) or syphilitic outer retinitis (SOR) showing zonal disturbance ...

Source: Healio
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Zebra Medical Vision To Deploy Medical Imaging AI Solutions Across Israel

Zebra Medical said it received government support through grants ... and if a CT scan includes a brain bleed or if a chest x-ray contains an acute condition such as pneumothorax, the patient’s imaging scan will be prioritized and placed at the top ...

Source: NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Judson Park Named to UW Medicine's Post-Acute Care Network

This post was contributed by a community member. This fall, Judson Park expanded its formal partnerships with local medical providers by becoming part of the UW Medicine Post-Acute Care Network. The agreement follows a thorough evaluation of the community ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 13 Dec 2018

Good Samaritan Hospital Opens Acute Rehabilitation Services

We see over 45,000 patients per year and we are the largest contract manager of hospital-based acute rehabilitation programs in the nation. KHRS has a National Medical Advisory Board with 100 Acute Rehabilitation Facility Medical Directors, over 180 ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 04 Sep 2018

Post Acute Medical enters joint venture with home health agency

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Acute Medical, LLC (PAM) has entered into a joint venture with Be Healthy at Home, a home health care organization based in Buda, Texas. Together, they will improve the continuum of post-acute care ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 09 Aug 2018

New Rehabilitation Hospital and LTACH of Corpus Christi Opens

Water Street in downtown Corpus Christi. “Post Acute Medical is excited to bring comprehensive care for rehabilitation patients with complex conditions to the Bayfront and surrounding areas,” says Anthony Misitano, PAM’s president and CEO.

Published: 27 Jul 2018

Novel Drug Shows Promise Against Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers report that an experimental peptide (small protein) drug shows promise against the often-lethal cancer acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and describe how the drug works at the molecular level. The findings have ...

Published: 11 Apr 2018

Sports medicine society updates concussion guidelines

The updated statement is intended for sports medicine physicians who provide sports concussion care from acute injury to return-to-play. According to the statement, SRC is a complex, heterogeneous ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Nonemergency Acute Care: When It’s Not the Medical Home

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) affirms that the optimal location for children to receive care for acute, nonemergency health concerns is the medical home. The medical home is characterized by the AAP as a care model that “must be accessible ...

Published: 24 Apr 2017

Dr. Margherita Mascolo Named Medical Director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - December 13, 2016) - Denver Health has announced Margherita Mascolo, MD, as the new medical director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders, Denver Health's medical stabilization unit for the most critically ill patients ...

Source: Marketwired
Published: 13 Dec 2016

Sunovion Announces Collaboration with AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) announced today a collaboration with AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, the only medical specialty society representing the community of over 50,000 ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 15 Dec 2016

Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines to Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain

In developing its report, the committee will: Identify existing opioid prescribing guidelines for acute pain indications; Identify a list of specific medical procedures and conditions associated with acute pain (i.e., develop a prioritized list not to ...

Source: iom
Published: 04 Sep 2018

Select Medical, UC San Diego Health and Vibra Healthcare Form Two Post-Acute Joint Ventures To Serve Southern California

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Corporation (SEM), UC San Diego Health and Vibra Healthcare, LLC today announced the formation of two joint ventures to serve San Diego and its surrounding communities.

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 17 Oct 2018

Baystate Mary Lane in Ware opens Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine Center

The new medical unit specializes in wounds that have not responded ... Further investment is planned at Mary Lane, which had been an acute care, full-service hospital until the Springfield-based health care provider ended that function, with state approval ...

Source: MassLive
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center adopts NJII’s health information network

For example, if a patient arrives in the emergency department requiring acute behavioral health services and is subsequently admitted for inpatient care, having access to their complete medical ...

Source: NJBIZ
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Novel PET/CT imaging agent shows promise for safe and effective diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism

Acute VTE is a disease that includes deep-vein thrombosis of ... We're committed to establishing a radiation safety culture wherever technicians & medical staff encounter radiation.

Source: DOTmed
Published: 18 Feb 2019

New PET/CT Imaging Agent Shows Promise for Better Diagnosis of Acute Venous Thromboembolism (video)

Dae Hyuk Moon, M.D., discusses a new nuclear medicine tracer that may allow better diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism (VTE). Acute VTE is a disease that includes deep-vein thrombosis and its complication, pulmonary embolism, which can be fatal.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Policy offers guidance for acute care services delivered outside the medical home

While the Academy continues to assert that the pediatric medical home is the ideal place for children to receive nonemergent acute care, accessibility, convenience and market trends are leading families to seek out alternate settings. Within the framework ...

Source: Pediatrics
Published: 24 Apr 2017

Global Advanced Wound Care Market by Product 2023: Smith & Nephew Plc, 3M, Coloplast, Acelity, ConvaTec, BSN Medical GmbH

lnlycke Health Care AB, BSN Medical GmbH, Alliqua Bio-Medical ... on account of several driving factors including rapidly increasing prevalence of chronic and acute wounds, rising geriatric population, increase in obese population, surging diabetics ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 18 Feb 2019

The Devastating Allure of Medical Miracles

Sheila was in acute septic shock. An infection in her bloodstream had ... After a time, she returned to her job at a call center for a medical diagnostics company. She had work, family, a love life, friends. But like most hand amputees, she missed the ...

Source: Wired
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Acute Hand Infections

Acute hand infections are often caused by puncture wounds and are generally classified into superficial or deep infections. Superficial infections occur in the skin and subcutaneous tissues, whereas deep infections can involve the tendon sheaths, adjacent ...

Published: 15 Feb 2019