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Lens replacement led to 'blind patches', says artist

An artist whose vision deteriorated after lens replacement surgery is one of dozens of people considering legal action against manufacturer, Oculentis. Denise Di Battista claims she has “blind patches” in her right eye. The BBC has been told that there have been 800 cases of patients in the UK experiencing “opacification” of a particular implanted… Read More »

Union says lives risked as trial sees ambulances diverted from Blayney hospital

Paramedics are concerned that a month-long trial closure of the emergency department to ambulances at Blayney District Hospital could put lives at risk. The closure, initiated before Christmas, means ambulances are being diverted to either Orange or Bathurst hospitals, approximately 35 kilometres and 37 kilometres away respectively. Health Services Union NSW secretary Gerard Hayes claimed the additional… Read More »

Most hospitals sharing data, but challenges remain, ONC says

Brief Published Dec. 20, 2018 Dive Brief: A majority of hospitals used more than one electronic method to routinely exchange patient care summaries with external organizations in 2017 — 78% to send records and 61% to receive them, a new Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT analysis shows.  Hospitals typically used health information… Read More »