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Morriston Hospital rebuilds cancerous jaws with 3D printing
BBC News
A surgical team at Morriston Hospital has created a technique to reconstruct jaws affected by cancer using 3D printing, said to be one of the first of its kind in the world. The method uses 3D printed titanium implants that are anatomically specific to ...

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Virginia Hospital Cuts Reliance on Post-Surgery Opioids
U.S. News & World Report
The Enhanced Recovery Program at Bon Secours Richmond Health System's St. Mary's Hospital has reduced reliance on post-operative opioids by 80 percent since it was established last year for patients undergoing colorectal surgery. The Richmond ...

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Symptom burden may increase hospital length of stay, readmission risk in advanced cancer
Science Daily
Hospitalized patients with advanced cancer who report more intense and numerous physical and psychological symptoms appear to be at risk for longer hospital stays and unplanned hospital readmissions. The report from a Massachusetts General Hospital ...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wanted Utah woman goes from hospital room to metro Atlanta jail cell
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A Utah woman went from a hospital room to a metro Atlanta jail cell after she made “some concerning statements” to staff members, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said. Maria Sullivan, 26, of Sandy, Utah, was arrested just after 4:50 p.m. Sunday on ...

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Carthage Area Hospital to open new surgical unit with expanded staff
WatertownDailyTimes.com
CARTHAGE — Carthage Area Hospital will open a new surgical clinic with the addition of two new general surgeons today. The hospital is moving its surgical clinic, which has been at Bridge Street in the Carthage Professional Building since 2008, back ...



Los Angeles hospital to close, lay off 638 employees
Becker's Hospital Review
"PAMC does not own the land on which our hospital sits, and the owner is unwilling to sell the land to us," the hospital said in a statement to Becker's Hospital Review. "The hospital building does not meet current California seismic standards, and it ...



Allegheny Health Network to break ground on perioperative center at Forbes Hospital
Tribune-Review
Allegheny Health Network officials are scheduled to join community leaders Monday afternoon to break ground on a new perioperative center at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville. Forbes received state grant funding of $1.4 million to help finance the $16 ...

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Philly.com

After a year in the hospital, an 11-hour surgery, these formerly conjoined NC twins are coming home
News & Observer
On June 6, 2017, surgeons at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins Erin and Abby. http://www.chop.edu/delaney-twins Parents Heather and Riley Delaney, from North Carolina, first learned that Heather was ...
Born conjoined at the head, Delaney twins separated at Philadelphia hospital are doing 'fantastic'Philly.com

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NJ.com

Salem County Rewind: New Salem hospital; lunch at Woodstown High
NJ.com
This vintage photo from Salem County is a postcard view of The Memorial Hospital of Salem County when it opened in 1951 in Mannington Township at the Pointers. The hospital was established in 1919 on Market Street in downtown Salem in the building ...



UCSF Innovators Use EHRs to Track Hospital-Acquired Infection
UCSF News Services
In a first for hospital infection control, the UC San Francisco Health Informatics team has used electronic health records (EHRs) to track down a source of a common hospital-acquired infection by tracing the movements of more than 85,000 patients over ...

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