Lean Six Sigma: Eliminating Wasteful Practices For Improved Efficiency
Hospitals emergency departments are seldom praised for short wait times, adequate bed capacity and stress-free employees. Those things may be... Read more
"Googling" Guidelines: The Ethics of Physicians Investigating Patients Online
Formal guidelines which address physicians’ use of the internet and social media should be updated to include the ethics of physicians conducting... Read more
World Cancer Day: Cancer Services Investment Could Save Millions of Lives
On World Cancer Day 2015, leading global public health experts from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announce that millions... Read more
World Cancer Day: European Oncologists Call for Equal Access to Cancer Treatment
Access to treatment and care is the fundamental right of any patient. In cancer, despite the fast rate of new agent development, there are still... Read more
Defensive Practices Linked To Lawsuit Liability Among US Neurosurgeons
A large majority of neurosurgeons in the United States perform extra tests and procedures as a precaution against malpractice lawsuits. In states... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
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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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
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
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
This fully featured ICU ventilator is the first ventilator able to be used at a magnetic field strength of up to 50 mT. The HAMILTON-MR1 combines reliability and high performance with patient-adaptive modes that support advanced lung-protective strategies,...
Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo
Vented dispensing pin with swabable needlefree access valve (0,2µm air filter and 5µm particle filter).
Vented dispensing pin with swabable needle-free access valve designed for injections and withdrawals of toxic fluids from containers (i.e. glass vials, semi-rigid and glass container). Featured with an integrated air filter (0,2 µm) and particle filter...
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...
Provides needle-free IV access, eliminating the risk of needle stick injuries Clear design helps verify proper flush Smooth surfaces designed for easy cleaning Easy-grip barrel designed to minimize slips and touch contamination Acceptable...