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Reducing Medication Administration Errors

This study aimed to develop clinical decision support (CDS) tools to decrease errors in medication administration, which have been shown to be... Read more

ACO Model Shows Smaller Medicare Spending Growth

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organisation (ACO) Model has helped curb increases in total Medicare expenditures of ACO-aligned beneficiaries,... Read more

Improving Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

A new study shows that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to have longer hospital stays and higher mortality and readmissions.... Read more

5 Billion People Lack Access to Surgery

According to a major international study published in The Lancet , two thirds of the world's population have no access to basic surgery and... Read more

Shadowing Improves Patient Care Experience

Understanding every moment of the patient and family experience in their journeys through a healthcare system — from parking in the hospital... Read more

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  Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen was the first female doctor in Norway to complete her (voluntary) military services, serving for the UNIFIL Forces in South Lebanon and has worked for the Red Cross in several counties. For ten years, she was the medical director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for MedAire , Inc., and got involved in patient safety... Read more

  PART 1   It is important to differentiate between the terms of costs, cost containment, expenditures, and price. Cost is usually the amount spent to produce goods or services. Cost containment is a dominant problem in the health care field, but not addressed from a comprehensive management and policy perspective. In order to... Read more

The factors that may influence the shift of the supply are the change in costs for suppliers, change in medical technology and change in many physicians in the healthcare industry. On the other hand, the factors that may influence the shift of the demand are the change in population or market size, change in patient preferences, change in the price... 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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Fibre-based soft tissue reconstruction

Solutions for challenging reconstruction of subcutaneous adipose tissue...

Dr. Jean-Charles Preiser MD, PhD

Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

Dr Giuseppe Citerio

Quantitative EEG in ICU: Useful and Feasible

EEG measures continuously at the bedside the human brain’s electrical...

 Regina Holliday

Regina Holliday and the Walking Gallery

Patient Activism, Patient Advocacy or Patient Engagement. Whatever label...

Dr. Vittoria Comellini

Respiratory physiotherapy in critically ill patients

Respiratory pathologies are among the most common causes of admission...

 Maximilian C. von Eiff

The Hospital as a Brand

Summary: The authors examine the process involved in creating a strong...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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