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1. Australias 1st ehealth Hospital to be ready by 2014

Experts call this new Queensland hospital to be the modern hospital of the future The St Stephens Hospital is being built in Hervey Bay and will be the first hospital in country to have zero paper work Everything will be computerized said people known to the matter In order to build the 96bed private hospital 875 million will be spent The hospital has been built by UnitingCar ... Read More

2. Doctors demand cure for sick hospitals

DOCTORS have told the State Government more must be done to free up hospital beds in order to solve overcrowding in emergency departments Health Minister John Hill and health department chief executive David Swan met with doctors from the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine this afternoon to discuss emergency department overcrowding ambulance diversion and ramping These ... Read More

3. Misuse of medicines the new danger

THE misuse of prescribed pharmaceuticals is Australias fastest growing drug problem raising the possibility that deaths from prescribed drugs may eventually surpass those from illicit drug overdoses doctors have warned Structural issues in the health system including limitations of GP consultations and rapid hospital discharges are contributing to an explosion in prescription ... Read More

4. Lifesaving surgery for 40 patients

EIGHTEEN adults and 22 children will receive lifesaving heart surgery when a team from Operation Open Heart visits the Colonial War Memorial Hospital this week The visit will be coordinated by the Sydney Adventist Hospital in Australia which has already done the same on more than 80 trips around the world resulting in more than 2000 surgeries CWM Hospital medical superintendent ... Read More

5. Drug could boost brain cancer survival

A NEW drug could help prolong the life of people diagnosed with one of the most deadly forms of brain cancer Australian researchers say The drug was found for the first time to shrink brain tumours in patients with advanced melanoma researchers from the Melanoma Institute Australia University of Sydney and Sydneys Westmead Hospital said Dr Georgina Long said the drug Dabrafenib ... Read More

6. Health in the third dimension

3D technology has stepped out of the cinema screen and on to the practical world of healthcare The spectacular rise and subsequent fall in popularity of virtual online world Second Life may have led many to consider 3D virtual worlds a fad best confined to video games But 3D is making a comeback in a very practical fashion with healthcare providers around Australia finding a home ... Read More

7. Promising new heart attack treatment on trial

Doctors at the Northern Hospital in Epping say a new liquidbased treatment for sufferers of heart attacks could substantially improve patient recovery They injected a dissolvable liquid device into a patient last week in the first procedure of its kind in Australia The device flows to the damaged heart muscle and helps it repair The director of cardiology Professor Bill van ... Read More

8. Birth complications higher in mentally ill

PREGNANT women with serious mental illnesses are more likely to experience antenatal and birth complications researchers have found Women with schizophrenia bipolar disorder and other serious mental illnesses had higherrisk pregnancies more complicated deliveries and their babies were more likely to need special care the study showed A team from the Childbirth and Mental ... Read More

9. Check on Emergency Room treatment

RESEARCHERS will compare the outcomes for patients with chest pains who attend the states main public hospitals ERs in a bid to improve services As part of a study aimed at improving the quality and effectiveness of hospital services around Australia University of Adelaide researchers will compare patient outcomes and investigate differences in patient treatment at each hospital Stu ... Read More

10. Hospital fitness judged to treat Tymoshenko

BERLIN Two German doctors were in Ukraine to evaluate whether a hospital there is equipped to treat jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko for a back complaint a spokeswoman said yesterday Accompanied by a German government representative the doctors visited the state hospital in Ukraines second city Kharkiv on Friday the spokeswoman from their German university clinic said The ... Read More

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