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Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported

(Reuters) – An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker Pentax Medical told U.S. regulators last month, putting the patients at risk of exposure to bacteria that can cause infections. In a July 22 report here that only recently became public and… Read More »

Hospital margins positive, if not always sufficient, finds Kaufman Hall flash report

Overall, hospital margin performance remained positive during the month of May, according to a new flash report released by Kaufman Hall. Operating margins were up 179 basis points compared to April, and 91 bps compared to the same month in 2018. The positive performance is being driven largely by solid expense management during a period… Read More »

Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection

Hannah Farrell Hannah Farrell Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection Independent.ie A Dublin student who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after doctors thought she was having a mental breakdown has told how tests revealed she actually had a deadly brain infection. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/doctors-discover-irish-student-who-was-admitted-to-hospital-for-depression-actually-had-a-deadly-brain-infection-38075556.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38075706.ece/cb4cb/AUTOCROP/h342/erin.PNG… Read More »