Hospital


Committee Makes Recommendations on Reducing Hospital Violence

A special committee headed by top medical officials has presented recommendations to Deputy Health Minister Rabbi Yaakov Litzman on preventing violence in hospitals. Among the recommendations: Increasing penalties and punishment…

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IV Bag Shortage Has Hospitals Scrambling to Treat Flu

An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the midst of a nasty flu season. Supplies from factories in storm-ravaged…

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Shortage of IV Bags Challenges Hospitals

It’s usually one of the first items you’ll see after you enter a hospital room: a small, clear plastic bag filled with a saline or sugar-water solution, hanging above a…

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Child Heart Patients Treated for Rare Surgical Infection

At least a dozen children who had heart surgery at Children’s Hospital New Orleans between late May and July have infected incisions, apparently from contaminated equipment. The hospital’s chief medical…

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Yad Sarah Starts Nighttime Emergency Medical Service

Yad Sarah, in conjunction with Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center, will, for the first time, offer medical services to walk-in patients at its Yerushalayim headquarters during evening hours for pediatric, internal…

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Israeli Hospitals Survive Massive Malware Attack

Dozens of Israeli hospitals were targeted in a malware attack Wednesday night, but the vast majority were protected and were able to fend off the attack, the National Cyber Directorate…

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Olmert Unwell, Taken from Prison to Hospital

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was described as in mild and stable condition in Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan on Tuesday. He was taken there from Maasiyahu Prison…

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