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  • We have directed all hospitals, both private and government, and nursing homes to increase bed capacity by up to 20 per cent for six months so that there will be no shortage of beds for chikungunya and dengue patients,' the health minister said. (indianexpress.com)
  • She said the hospital s 2010 annual Statistics Report showed that there was an average of 2.7 patients occupying a single bed, far beyond the hospital s limits. (balita.ph)
  • These are sometimes placed in areas not usually used for hospital patients, such as gyms or day care centres. (littlehamptongazette.co.uk)
  • In hospitals where more than 85% of beds are occupied, there is a greater risk of patients receiving inadequate care, being placed on an inappropriate ward for their condition, or contracting superbugs such as MRSA, according to the British Medical Association. (littlehamptongazette.co.uk)
  • While the Trust was operating close to capacity, 16% of beds were taken by patients who had been there for three weeks or longer, while 51% of patients had been in hospital for longer than a week. (littlehamptongazette.co.uk)
  • A small number of additional "critical" beds are available to patients with serious or life-threatening conditions. (littlehamptongazette.co.uk)
  • New analysis for the report finds that the total number of NHS hospital beds in England has more than halved over the last 30 years, from around 299,000 to 142,000, as more patients with mental illness and learning disabilities are cared for in the community. (hospitaldr.co.uk)
  • As the NHS braces itself for a difficult winter, the analysis highlights a growing shortage of beds as hospitals struggle to cope with increasing numbers of patients with more complex conditions. (hospitaldr.co.uk)
  • The report suggests that there are still some opportunities to make better use of existing beds, especially by focusing on older patients who stay in hospital for long periods of time, and highlights promising signs that 'vanguard' areas trialing new ways of delivering care have made some progress in slowing the rise in emergency hospital admissions. (hospitaldr.co.uk)
  • But the report also highlights evidence that capacity in intermediate care - services to support patients leaving, or at risk of going into, hospital - is only sufficient to meet around half of demand, while cuts in funding have led to significant reductions in publicly funded social care. (hospitaldr.co.uk)
  • Helen McKenna, Senior Policy Adviser at The King's Fund, said: "Over the years, medical advances and policies to care for more patients in the community have enabled hospitals to treat more patients using fewer beds. (hospitaldr.co.uk)
  • This has improved care for patients and resulted in significant reductions in the number of hospital beds. (hospitaldr.co.uk)
  • The accuracy of patient reporting was validated by comparison with the patients' hospital record (reflecting outpatient and inpatient visits). (biomedsearch.com)
  • citation needed] Its bed capacity is 600, although, as is the case with many Ugandan public hospitals, many more patients are admitted, with the excess sleeping on the floors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore the actual cost and the true scale of the harm done to patients from prescribed drugs in all of the NHS England hospitals is unknown. (change.org)
  • Kettering Health Network is the first hospital system to partner with DIATHERIX, which places them at the forefront of technology that will decrease healthcare costs while enhancing patient care," said Dennis Grimaud, Chairman and CEO DIATHERIX, Inc. "Kettering has proven that they are focused on bringing new innovation to their hospital system, their physicians and patients within their community. (medindia.net)
  • All 28 545 complete records of patients ≤18 years of age with the principal diagnosis asthma in 1994 were extracted from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample, providing a stratified sample of 735 nonfederal, acute-care hospitals in 17 states. (aappublications.org)
  • Hospital charges are based in part on the fixed costs of maintaining a hospital, the marginal costs of caring for patients, and profit margin. (aappublications.org)
  • In a study of Medicare patients, the costs of inpatient care and administration were higher at for-profit hospitals than at nonprofit or public institutions. (aappublications.org)
  • 1 In another study, illness severity of adult patients and costs of admission were greater at teaching than at nonteaching hospitals. (aappublications.org)
  • Effects of a Comprehensive Care Physician (CCP) Program on Patient Satisfaction, Health Status, and Hospital Admissions in Medicare Patients at Increased Risk of Hospitalization: Initial Findings of a Randomized Trial. (uwm.edu)
  • Hospital records of AIDS patients cared for and the corresponding costs were analyzed for a rough cost benefit evaluation of this approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coalition Calls for Long-Term Plan to Reinvest & Rebuild Hospital Bed Capacity Toronto - A memo obtained by the NDP, released in the media today, reveals that more than 4,300 patients stayed on stretchers in hospital corridors and the like for significant lengths of time, often waiting 40 - 70 hours for a bed, as the Brampton Civic hospital grappled with "Code Gridlock" for 65 days this year. (ocsco.ca)
  • Patients' and Coalition's Claims Supported by Release of New Data on London Hospitals London - Health coalition advocates, concerned about reports that London Health Sciences Centre was running at alarming rates of overcrowding in September, asked their local MPPs to look into the issue. (ocsco.ca)
  • In 1963, a fund-raising project was initiated for expansion including additional beds for adult patients, a pediatric unit, and an air-conditioning unit for an additional floor. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital receives an average of 900-1000 patients a day and employs more than 2,000 physicians, nurses and workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Military personnel used hospital records to find patients who had been active in the protests, identifying them in many cases by wounds from the birdshot fired by security forces into crowds. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Human Rights Watch, these patients were then segregated, interrogated, and in many cases, beaten in their hospital beds by masked security agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Capacity of reception of 530 in-patients as against 264 in 1937. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the hospital receives many patients from Kotido District, Abim District, Moroto District, Agago District and Pader District. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute-care
  • Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital is a 214-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital located in Russell, Kentucky (with a mailing address of Ashland, Kentucky) in the Tri-State region of Northeast Kentucky, Southern Ohio, and Western West Virginia. (wikipedia.org)
  • admissions
  • Objective To ascertain the current burden of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) through a prospective analysis of all admissions to hospital. (bmj.com)
  • We undertook a prospective analysis of admissions caused by ADRs in two large UK hospitals to define prevalence and outcome and to assess causality and preventability. (bmj.com)
  • Such errors account for a substantial amount of NHS resources and the annual cost of avoidable hospital admissions across the NHS in England is estimated to be £410 million. (change.org)
  • Pampanga
  • The Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital is located in San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital caters to the people of Region III, with the people of Pampanga as its primary catchment area and the nearby provinces of Bataan, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Tarlac, Zambales and Aurora as its secondary catchment areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • ADRs
  • 14 Given the changes in medical practice over the past two decades, more recent estimates of the burden of ADRs on hospitals are needed. (bmj.com)
  • ownership
  • These are the highly regulated, public Norwegian hospitals, who face very little competitive pressure, and the unregulated, private California hospitals, divided into three groups with variation in ownership and competitive environment. (rti.org)
  • This study assesses the relationship of hospital ownership, location, and teaching status with charges and length of stay for children with asthma, the most common reason for pediatric admission after birth. (aappublications.org)
  • The ALOS was 2.5 days and did not differ significantly by hospital ownership, location, or teaching status. (aappublications.org)
  • Despite similar ALOS, mean charges for childhood asthma varied significantly by hospital ownership, location, and teaching status. (aappublications.org)
  • In June 1987, ownership and management of the Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine and the University Medical Center were acquired by the De La Salle University Inc. The College of Medicine was renamed the De La Salle University-Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine and the hospital the De La Salle University Medical Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the De La Salle Brothers assumed ownership of both the hospital and the college, both have steadily grown. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1973, the Italian missionaries turned over ownership of the hospital to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu, which in turn entrusted the hospital's management to the Sisters of Mary Immaculate. (wikipedia.org)
  • estimates
  • Recent empirical studies which account for the endogeneity of reserve capacity produce high estimates of these costs, while earlier studies and industry experts maintain that empty beds are cheap. (rti.org)
  • Despite
  • Despite clear evidence that hospitals are overstretched, the report finds that in some parts of the country, sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) have put forward significant cuts in hospital beds, in some cases proposing faster reductions than the national trend in recent years. (hospitaldr.co.uk)
  • Medical
  • It is a teaching hospital affiliated with the medical school of the University of Ghana. (wikipedia.org)
  • Korle Bu gained teaching hospital status in 1962, when the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) was established for the training of medical doctors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital is staffed by medical students and residents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mbarara Hospital is one of the 15 internship Hospitals in Uganda where graduates of Ugandan medical schools can serve one year of internship under the supervision of qualified specialists and consultants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kettering Medical Center (KMC) will be the first hospital in the network to use the testing system and DIATHERIX will maintain an onsite lab at the facility. (medindia.net)
  • We think you will see many more hospital affiliations with this company in the years to come," said Greg Wise, MD, Vice President for Medical Affairs for Kettering Medical Center. (medindia.net)
  • This 4-storey hospital, the University Medical Center, was inaugurated on July 31, 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 1999 and July 2003, the De La Salle University Medical Center became the first hospital in the Philippines gain an ISO 9001 Certification and a Certification by the TUV-Rheinland and Berlin- Brandenburg Group of Companies. (wikipedia.org)
  • At that time, the hospital was renamed the Davao Medical Center and the bed capacity was increased to 600. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nishtar Hospital is a teaching hospital of Nishtar Medical College, located in Multan, Pakistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently Dr. Abdur Rehman Qureshi is the Medical Superintendent of the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's a modern state-of-art 600 beds capacity hospital, with special medical facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Kitgum is a private, non-profit, community hospital owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu, and is accredited by the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bed Capacity of the Hospitals of Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore
  • Therefore, the second bed in a two-person room is not utilized," said Carol Quinter, Ph.D., Laboratory Technical Director and Coordinator of Clinical Studies. (medindia.net)
  • years
  • He has over 10 years of research experience in hospital operations and quality improvement. (uwm.edu)
  • Barely two years, after its establishment, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital expanded to 25 bed capacity. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the nearly 90 years of existence of the Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital enormous, development had been done in terms of facility improvement, manpower complement and capability enhancement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Reyes served the hospital for three years until finally in February 1991 he retired to give way to his political ambition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Residents
  • The Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, a congregation of Catholic sisters, received repeated requests from residents of different parts of Kentucky during the 1950s to open a hospital or social service center. (wikipedia.org)
  • additional
  • Cayetano said increasing the bed capacity of both hospitals will not entail additional funding since the creation of additional beds will be covered by the existing budget of the DOH. (balita.ph)
  • Additional savings will be realized by freeing up beds and by more efficient use of personnel and supplies. (medindia.net)
  • With the proliferation of investor-owned hospitals, both the reasons for and the impact of higher average charges at for-profit institutions require additional investigation. (aappublications.org)
  • In 1980, the foundation acquired 1.2 hectares of additional property and construction was started for a 180-bed teaching hospital. (wikipedia.org)