Tag: Hospitals

Toni Polster released from hospital after emergency surgery

Toni Polster released from hospital after emergency surgery

Football icon Toni Polster has been released from hospital following successful emergency surgery for a perforated stomach. “I am deeply grateful for the excellent care I received during my treatment at Favoriten Clinic. The entire team did an excellent job in stabilizing my health and ensuring my speedy recovery,” said the ÖFB record holder. Vienna […]

4 people died in hospital fire in Germany

4 people died in hospital fire in Germany

Four people died in a fire at a hospital in Uelzen, Lower Saxony, on Thursday evening. A single-digit number of people were seriously injured, Lüneburg police said on Friday. Initially, police had mentioned one death and several injuries throughout the night. Accordingly, the fire broke out on the third floor of the Uelzen Clinic. There […]

Private investors in the healthcare system are increasing costs and lowering quality

Private investors in the healthcare system are increasing costs and lowering quality

Potential private investors in the Austrian healthcare system are also being discussed as part of the healthcare reform put forward by Health Minister Johannes Rauch (Greens) as a result of new fiscal equalization. Vienna Medical Association warns against corporate influence Two recent studies in the United States show that private capital entry or takeovers of […]

Private investors in the healthcare system are increasing costs and lowering quality

Private investors in the healthcare system are increasing costs and lowering quality

Potential private investors in the Austrian healthcare system are also being discussed as part of the healthcare reform put forward by Health Minister Johannes Rauch (Greens) as a result of new fiscal equalization. Vienna Medical Association warns against corporate influence Two recent studies in the United States show that private capital entry or takeovers of […]

Flu wave makes itself felt in hospitals

Flu wave makes itself felt in hospitals

While the number of new coronavirus admissions to Austrian hospitals has generally decreased, there is a significant increase in influenza, albeit at a low level. Sharp increase in absences due to corona Distribution of new Paxlovid packages has started Flu-related hospitalizations more than doubled from 17 to 38 in the last two fully recorded calendar […]

Huge tunnels discovered: Israel and Hamas are open to a ceasefire, according to insiders

Huge tunnels discovered: Israel and Hamas are open to a ceasefire, according to insiders

According to Egyptian security circles, Israel and Hamas are open to a ceasefire. But the details of a possible deal are still disputed. This is what the topic is about: Israel and Hamas open to ceasefire, details still disputed Israel discovered Hamas’ largest tunnel in the Gaza Strip Tunnel system containing sewage, electricity and weapons […]

Massive Corona wave: The new Pirola variant is especially contagious

Massive Corona wave: The new Pirola variant is especially contagious

The number of new admissions to hospitals due to Corona is increasing rapidly. The Pirola variant, a particularly contagious subvariant of the omicron mutation, is currently spreading in Austria. According to the SARI control panel operated by the Ministry of Health, the umbrella organization of social insurance and the Health and Food Safety Authority (AGES), […]

At least three people killed in fire at hospital near Rome

At least three people killed in fire at hospital near Rome

Three people died in a fire at a hospital in Tivoli, near Rome, late Friday evening. According to media reports, two people died of smoke inhalation and one person died of a heart attack. Officials said that two of the injured were in critical condition. The body of a person in the hospital’s morgue was […]

Protest march of Vienna hospital doctors

Protest march of Vienna hospital doctors

On Monday, hundreds of doctors and employees of hospitals in the federal capital marched through the city center in a protest march organized by the Vienna Medical Association. In the bitter cold, doctors gathered with signs and whistles and called for the reforms and salary adjustments they deemed necessary. As they walked through Vienna city […]

Protest march of Vienna hospital doctors

Protest march of Vienna hospital doctors

On Monday, hundreds of doctors and employees of hospitals in the federal capital marched through the city center in a protest march organized by the Vienna Medical Association. In the bitter cold, doctors gathered with signs and whistles and called for the reforms and salary adjustments they deemed necessary. As they walked through Vienna city […]