A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
05/02/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch. By Beth Hendricks.
HUNTINGTON - James Morris' slow but sure recovery from a massive stroke at age 26 started with the skilled hand of his surgeon and continues in St. Mary's new $2 million, 20,000-square-foot Outpatient Rehabilitation Services facility.
05/02/2013 - Governor's Communication Office
CHARLESTON - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined by U.S. Sen. Rockefeller, President and CEO of United Health System Tom Jones, and CEO of Thomas Health Systems Steve Dexter, today announced the decision to expand Medicaid in West Virginia.
05/01/2013 - WBOY 12. By April Kaull.
MORGANTOWN - There's a new way to have your blood pressure taken. It's called Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring. It's a device that monitors your blood pressure throughout the day, instead of just once in the doctor's office. The result is much more accurate and possibly even life-saving.
05/01/2013 - WBOY 12. By Krista Baker.
MORGANTOWN - Over the past 20 years, West Virginia University hospitals have become one of the best transplant facilities in the nation. This spring, it celebrated its 1000th transplant patient. A few of those patients came together Saturday to share their stories.
05/01/2013 - The Associated Press
MARTINSBURG - A ban on short-term admissions at a health care facility in Martinsburg has been lifted.
05/01/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - In the wake of Newtown, New York State officials, legislatively, and President Obama, supposedly by giving health personnel new "tools" by executive order, allegedly have prescribed a partial remedy to curb mass social violence.
05/01/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - One of the newspaper headlines about the most recent study of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources described the problems of this vital state agency as "an unfolding train wreck."