Hospitals Still Without Power, Water After Typhoon

Hospitals still without power, water after typhoon

Japan's health ministry says more than 24,900 households in Tokyo, Chiba and Shizuoka prefectures still remain cut off from water supplies as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Sixty-two hospitals are likely to have been hit by the power outage or water shortage. Ministry officials confirmed that 37 are providing treatment and other services as usual, but they have yet to confirm how the other 25 are coping.

Tokyo Firm Sells Sugar-free Quality Chocolate At Pharmacies, Hospitals

Tokyo firm sells sugar-free quality chocolate at pharmacies, hospitalsSugar-free chocolate marketed by Mother Renka, a Tokyo-based food importer, has become a big hit in Japan among diabetes patients and others following restricted diets, selling over 150,000 packs a year even though they are only available at pharmacies and hospitals.

Deadly Heat Wave Kills 32 Across Japan In A Week, 11,219 Sent To Hospitals

Deadly heat wave kills 32 across Japan in a week, 11,219 sent to hospitalsWith the nation still baking in a record heat wave, the heat-related weekly death toll reached 32, the highest number this year, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency reported Aug. 11.
A total of 11,219 people, 2.3 times more than in the same period last year, were taken to the hospital in the week through Aug. 9.

Hitachi And Mig Introduce Mobile Wi-fi Biometric Scanners In Turkish Hospitals

Hitachi and MIG introduce mobile Wi-Fi biometric scanners in Turkish hospitalsHitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) and MIG Int., today announced a roll-out of mobile Wi-Fi scanners that offer convenient mobile identification for the patient at the point of care. The 'BIOMIG' device, based on Hitachi's finger vein authentication technology, has been introduced at several individual private hospitals, hospital groups and dialysis centres in Turkey as well as the Memorial Healthcare Group.

Sony : Extra Life And Playstation Raise More Than $4 Million For Children’s Hospitals

Sony : Extra Life and PlayStation Raise More Than $4 Million for Children’s HospitalsOn November 2nd, 2013, thousands of PlayStation community members helped raise more than $4,000,000 for sick and injured kids at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across North America. Together with gamers from around the world, we successfully raised more funds for these kids with Extra Life in 2013, than in the entire five-year history of the event COMBINED.