Tag Archives: Hospital

Patient being tested in Pennsylvania for possible Ebola exposure: hospital

(Reuters) – An unidentified patient was being tested on Wednesday at a Philadelphia hospital for possibly having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, a hospital official said. “Preliminary testing indicates that the patient has another condition, which is likely the cause of their illness,” the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania chief medical officer,… Read More »

Child's death linked to Glasgow hospital pigeon infection

Media playback is unsupported on your device An infection linked to pigeon droppings was a “contributing factor” in the death of a child at a Glasgow hospital, it has been confirmed. Scotland’s health secretary ordered a review of the design of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital after the deaths of two patients. The hospital has… Read More »

Tech powers Brigham and Women's Hospital home-based hypertension program

A new home-based care delivery program is able to rapidly improve hypertension control rates while significantly lowering cost, compared with traditional office-based blood pressure interventions. Developed by Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the program leverages an expert‐developed clinical algorithm, Bluetooth‐enabled devices that provide home blood pressure measurements transmitted wirelessly into the electronic health record, as… Read More »