Groundbreaking “Smart Device” Provides Comfort to Children in Healthcare

BIGaVu, LLC, a San Diego, CA start-up, today announced that it will be unveiling prototypes of its IoT focused “smart comfort device” that utilize its proprietary technology in Laguna Niguel, CA during the PEDS2040 Conference, which is being held from January 7th through January 9th. “The unveiling of prototypes that use our interactive technology at

Community Health Systems Announces Acquisition of Fayetteville, Arkansas Hospitals

Community Health Systems, Inc. announced that a subsidiary of the Company has acquired an 80 percent ownership interest in 20-bed Physicians’ Specialty Hospital in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Physicians’ Specialty Hospital is located in the Arkansas region served by Northwest Health, a CHS-affiliated network with three hospitals, four convenient care centers and associated outpatient clinics. Commenting on

Apollo Sugar to Open 30 Clinics in 5 New Cities this fiscal

Apollo Sugar, a JV between healthcare major Apollo Hospitals and global drug major Sanofi, plans to open 30 clinics in five new cities in the country during the current fiscal. At present, Apollo Sugar has 44 clinics providing diabetes care in 17 cities. “We plan to open 30 clinics in five new cities in the

Are Infrastructural Facilities Involved In Drug Addiction Treatment Enough?

The number of facilities offering substance abuse treatment is constantly going down and this is worrying because the number of people that require drug rehab treatment is growing. In the past few years we have seen a constant closing of drug addiction treatment programs, with many being repurposed for offering mental care while some were

Licensed Facilities Are The Key To Overcoming Heroin And Vicodin Addictions

Heroin has been a bane of civilized countries since its unfortunate discovery. Every state in the US has been engaged in an active battle for decades, sometimes getting the upper hand, sometimes not. One place that has seen an increase in usage, overdoses and deaths in the last few years is Delray Beach in Florida.

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Medical Practice More Eco-Friendly

Creating a greener medical practice isn’t just about helping the planet and reducing your carbon footprint—making strides toward the improvement of your practice’s sustainability can actually make good business sense as well. Many eco-centric practices can save money on the cost of supplies and products, can help medical offices avoid regulatory and compliance issues, and

Ocala Health to invest $40 Million for expansion at West Marion Community Hospital campus, Florida

Introduction: Ocala Health announced plans for multi-faceted expansion project at West Marion Community Hospital with an investment of $40 Million. Features: This expansion project will add nearly 42,000 sq. ft. to the 13-year-old facility, meeting a continually growing need for acute care services for residents west of I-75. This expansion will nearly double the facility’s

HHS opposes expanded health care with Medicaid

A proposal to expand health care insurance coverage to an estimated 74,000 Nebraskans by accessing available federal Medicaid dollars would cost the state an estimated $100 million a year over a 10-year period, state senators were told Tuesday. Calder Lynch, state Medicaid director for the Department of Health and Human Services, said he will testify

GPT Healthcare to open two more hospitals in eastern India

GPT Healthcare Pvt Ltd, a Kolkata-based company which operates chain of ILS Hospitals, plans to open two more editions in eastern India. Owned and managed by the Kolkata based GPT Group, the company is setting up its fourth 125-bedded centrally air-conditioned multi-specialty hospital in Howrah. The group is yet to zero in on the location

IFC, Odisha government partner to develop speciality hospitals

IFC, the investment arm of the World Bank Group, has partnered with Odisha government to improve health infrastructure under PPP mode in the state by developing around 12 speciality hospitals. “IFC and Odisha government have partnered to improve health infrastructure on public-private partnership model,” the World Bank group firm said in a statement. As the