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Tragedy instead of American citizenship. Russian children died in New York

Russian woman lost twins due to the negligence of doctors in an elite American hospital. Russian woman lost two children during childbirth in the elite hospital of New York Lenox Hill. The woman in labor wrote about this on her page on Instagram. Lyubov Malygina wrote that in the 41st week of pregnancy, she started having labor pains and was taken to the hospital, where many American celebrities gave birth. The Russian woman claims that the twin pregnancy passed without complications and she arrived at the hospital in a good mood and well-being. However, Malygina writes, doctors did not notice a uterine rupture during attempts. The Russian woman accused the doctors of being left alone in the ward and did not provide timely assistance. According to Malygin, despite her numerous requests to call a doctor, she was examined and delivered to an ultrasound only after 40 minutes. She claims that Continue Reading

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The shortage of oncologists in Russian clinics has reached two thousand specialists

According to the chief freelance oncologist of the Ministry of Health Andrei Kaprin, the shortage of oncologists in Russian clinics has reached almost two thousand people. This problem is less acute in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and most seriously – in the clinics of the Far East and the North Caucasus. "According to the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, today there is a shortage of oncologists in the outpatient clinics of 1987 people," RIA Novosti reports. Novye Izvestia has repeatedly written about the catastrophic shortage of doctors in the regions of Russia. The shortage of doctors in the Altai Territory, for example, was recognized even by the regional Minister of Health. According to official figures, the number of doctors there is 48.5%, and that of mid-level specialists is 60.8%. In the Novosibirsk region, 2,000 doctors are lacking, including 400 doctors and 1,500 mid-level specialists. Last summer and autumn, Continue Reading

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The Russian government will increase spending on medicine

The future of healthcare in the Russian regions was discussed with the president. An expanded meeting of the Presidium of the State Council, chaired by Vladimir Putin, took place in Svetlogorsk, Kaliningrad Region. The head of state noted that since 2014, the average life expectancy in Russia has increased by more than 2.5 years – up to 73 and a half years. This is one of the main indicators of changes in the healthcare system. At the same time, the population still has a lot of questions about the work of primary care. In the next three years, additional funds will be allocated to finance clinics, district hospitals and rural outpatient clinics. Vladimir Putin – President of the Russian Federation: “150 billion rubles have been allocated for financing funds for the modernization of primary care for three years, starting in 2020. Additional funds at 50 billion per year. I will Continue Reading

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Russian health care is now called "health care"

By 2004, the number of clinics in Russia reached its maximum in history – there were about 22.1 thousand. But then a sharp decline began to 15.3 thousand in 2009, and then increased slightly. What happened in these years, which today are even called "fat" in comparison with the current? “The criminal code contains such wording about certain types of criminal acts committed“ with special cynicism, ”writes burckina-faso in his LiveJournal. Usually, this wording entails a significant tightening of the sentence. Especially if it is committed by a group of persons and by prior a conspiracy, that is, a plan. All of this fits perfectly with the current situation around Russian healthcare, which Putin himself recently described as a failure. That is, the result of what was called Ross’s healthcare optimization ii "there was a significant deterioration in the quality of medical services of the population, a decrease in physical Continue Reading

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Neither the minister herself nor the senators know what to do with Russian healthcare

On the eve of the Federation Council, an interesting conversation took place with the current head of the Ministry of Health Veronika Skvortsova. The topic of discussion with senators was the personnel shortage of domestic medicine, which cannot be dealt with despite all efforts. Among possible measures to address the issue of personnel, Veronika Skvortsova proposed increasing the number of budget places in medical universities by 30%. Nobody spoke out openly against this proposal, but senators considered it necessary to limit the flow of medical personnel from region to region. How to do this, hardly anyone understands. Thus, Russian medicine, led by Skvortsova, seems to have come to a standstill. Today, more than 25 thousand doctors and more than 130 thousand paramedical personnel are lacking in primary care. Not solving this problem is like death. And for many Russians – literally. The number of budget places in medical universities really Continue Reading

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Russian healthcare awaits modernization

Reduce the waiting time for medical care, create schemes according to which a person will most likely be able to get an appointment with a doctor. And also, the salary of medical workers, social support measures for people in white coats. Vladimir Putin held a meeting on the modernization of primary health care. Until November 30, an analysis of the technical condition and degree of wear of buildings, equipment, vehicles will be carried out. This will allow the regions to approve the passports of all medical facilities by the end of the year. Also expand the use of telemedicine. By the way, on Yamal it is almost everywhere. It is used for consultation with specialists from leading medical centers of the country. Particular emphasis was placed on the development of a network of feldsher-midwife points. Vladimir Putin – President of the Russian Federation: “We are talking about faps, polyclinics of Continue Reading

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The lethal outcome of Russian medicine: doctors quit, patients die

The Health Foundation, having studied the statistics of the Ministry of Health, released data on the growth of nosocomial mortality in Russia. Over the year, it grew by 5, 5%. Mortality growth was noted in 79 regions. The fund also reported an increase in hospital admissions in the country. This means one thing: there are more patients, but their treatment has become worse. Two scandals shocked the medical community in just the past week. In a maternity hospital in the Stavropol Territory during a cesarean section, a 24-year-old woman in labor died. Seeing that the patient’s condition began to deteriorate sharply, the doctors of the Andropovsk regional hospital together left the operating room. The 72-year-old doctor retreated first, citing pressure. Her younger colleague simply did not want to take responsibility – especially since there was not her change. She urgently needed to leave for family reasons. As a result, 24-year-old Continue Reading

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Russian concern Shvabe presented innovations for medicine at a forum in Moscow

In the framework of the Forum of Social Innovation of the Regions, which takes place from June 19 to June 21 at the VDNKh, the holding company Shvabe demonstrates high technologies and products based on them for medicine, including telemedicine solutions. The key projects are the system for hospital wards with integrated functional units "Integro" and the hardware and software complex of remote video consulting for online broadcasting of the operation or patient's condition, consulting a doctor-physician. “Digitalization is the defining trend of modern healthcare. Telemedicine and medical devices synchronized with a smartphone are today among the most relevant areas. In particular, thanks to the newest telemedicine technologies, the qualified support of doctors is now also available to residents of remote communities in the country. Among the medical devices for the diagnosis and prevention of heart health, the holding shows the blood pressure corrector ABP-051, as well as the cardio Continue Reading

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At the Russian Railways Hospital, a woman was mistakenly removed a breast.

In the Saratov railway hospital, a woman’s breast was removed due to a medical error. According to the data of the Southern SU on transport of the RF IC, in 2017, a 55-year-old woman applied for help to the Road Clinical Hospital at the Saratov-2 station of Russian Railways, presenting the survey documents. In the oncology department of the hospital, her mammary gland was removed. At the same time, the doctors diagnosed her based only on the examination that the woman conducted in the institution of a non-cancer profile, and the diagnosis was not confirmed. The examination found that she was diagnosed with breast cancer incorrectly. Accordingly, the operation was performed unnecessarily. A criminal case was initiated on the fact that the employees of the NUZ “Road Clinical Hospital” at Art. Saratov-2 Russian Railways OJSC medical services that do not meet the safety requirements of a 57-year-old woman (part 1 Continue Reading

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Golikova: More than half of cancer patients in the Russian Federation do not receive the necessary chemotherapy

In Russian hospitals, two-thirds of patients with cancer do not receive chemotherapy. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova at a meeting of the Council of Legislators in St. Petersburg. According to her, the most problematic in this regard are the Voronezh, Vologda, Kaliningrad, Kirov, Omsk regions, as well as Tatarstan and Krasnodar Krai. Golikova noted that in the first quarter of this year, "coverage was only 38% in inpatient conditions and 79% in day hospitals." "Chemistry" received, respectively, 171.7 thousand people in stationary conditions and 87.3 thousand people in the conditions of day hospital, she said, reports "Interfax". The vice premier noted that leveling the situation is possible if the funds allocated for the oncology program are not diverted to other goals. She called for careful monitoring of spending. Earlier, in April, the chief freelance oncologist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, General Director Continue Reading