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Shared Decision-Making in Germany: Patient and Physician Perspectives

Shared decision making is now anchored in the Law on Patient Rights and the Professional Code for Physicians in Germany. Under this new model,... Read more

Text Messaging

Texts Improve Patient Compliance

According to research conducted by Toronto East General Hospital and Seamless Mobile Health, the use of text message reminders and enabling... Read more

Smoking

Survey: Duty Hours Impact on Smoking Habits

According to a survey conducted by researchers from the Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center in Manila, Philippines, there may be a link... Read more

Costs in Healthcare

Higher Prices Follow Physician-Hospital Integration

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , physician-hospital integration is associated with increased spending and prices... Read more

Healthcare Staff Self-contamination High

According to a recent report and editorial published in JAMA Internal Medicine, healthcare workers often contaminate their skin and... 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

Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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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