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Early Provision of Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Costs

According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology , early palliative care for hospitalised patients with advanced cancer... Read more

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)

Public Reporting of Clinical Data: Question of Reliability

Public reporting of healthcare and patient safety information has allowed patients to play an increasing role in their own healthcare decisions.... Read more

Robert Sawyer, MD, University of Virginia Health System

STOP-IT Trial Shows Antibiotic Use Can Be Reduced

According to researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and 22 other institutions, the duration of antibiotic treatment for... Read more

Indiana University Center

Novel laboratory Aims to Improve Population Health, Prepare Transformational Leaders

The Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science has developed a novel laboratory that employs the tools of implementation science... Read more

Theodoros P. Dimopoulos

Greece: Finding the Finest Tools in Hospital Management for Change by Theodoros P. Dimopoulos

Today’s Health-care System in Greece suffers from many “diseases”. After five years of financial adjustment, Greek Healthcare officials and some... Read more

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COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... Read more

On 10 March, Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit organisation dedicated to achieve zero preventable deaths, announced the appointment of its new chairman of the board of directors – Dr Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA. A renowned medical professional, Dr Ramsay shares his vision of the organisation’s future strategy... Read more

According to global reports, from an operational point of view, there is extreme pressure on capacity due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), affecting mainly inbound air freight and domestic road haulage in addition to production in China. As the ripple effect, similar pressure is observed in Hong Kong, Singapore and the United... 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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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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Prof. Guttorm Brattebø MD FERC

Pre-ICU health organisation in Norway

Presents the main principles of the Norwegian acute healthcare system....

 Chris Hancock MSc

Reducing avoidable harm and death from sepsis and acute kidney injury

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Prof. Dr. Greet Van den Berghe MD, PhD

Glycaemic control in critically ill patients: how tight should it be?

There is still no widespread agreement around optimal targets for glucose...

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