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EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

The European Commission is planning to invest another €122 million in COVID-19 research and has launched a second call for an expression... Read more

World Health Assembly Goes Virtual

World Health Assembly Goes Virtual

On 18 and 19 May, the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) is being held. There are a number of hot issues on the agenda, including participation of... Read more

Benefits of ‘Lean Lab’ – Experience from MIT

Benefits of ‘Lean Lab’ – Experience from MIT

A team from MIT share their experience of introducing the ‘Lean Lab’ approach, which helped them to optimise workflows, reduce costs... Read more

IHF Awards 2020: Deadline Extended

IHF Awards 2020: Deadline Extended

Entry submissions for the International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards 2020 has just been extended to 30 June 2020. Until then,... Read more

World Celebrates Nurses Day

World Celebrates Nurses Day

On 12 May the world celebrates International Nurses Day. Nursing is one of the most in-demand and at the same time most under-invested... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... Read more

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Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

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Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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Mag. Christian Marolt

No More Ransom

There are two simple yet effective preventive measures ‏that a public...

Dr. Carrie Goodson MD, MHS

Physical rehabilitation in the ICU: understanding the evidence

Reviews the latest evidence evaluating physical rehabilitation in the...

 Ashley Maltz

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before

 Manuel Vallina

How Digital Transformation Can Enhance Healthcare Staff Communication

Summary: An initiative in Spain is tapping into the wealth of digital...

 John Welch RN, BSc, MSc

Developing new approaches to patient safety

International Society for Rapid Response Systems joins with the Patient...

Prof. Ignacio Previgliano

Cognitive Impairment After Critical Illness: Prevention and Treatment

Why did you decide to investigate NTF-prep? Long-term cognitive impairment...

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