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Firearm Related Injuries, Gun Violence Cost Hospitals US$679 million

A new study reveals that the cost of inpatient hospitalisations caused by non-lethal Firearm Related Injuries (FRIs) and gun violence in the... Read more

World Anaesthesia Day

World Anaesthesia Day

This week sees anaesthetists marking World Anaesthesia Day, a date that commemorates the first successful demonstration of ether anaesthesia... Read more

WHINN 2015

Hospital Innovation at WHINN

WHINN - Week of Health and Innovation, 2015 takes place in Odense, Denmark later this month with a new development: this year, it is running alongside... Read more

Nurse during surgery

Burnout for Transplant Nurses

According to a study published by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital, over half of nurses who work with organ transplant patients in the U.S.... Read more

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Call For Perfume Ban in Hospitals

Large surveys of the general public indicate that people have sensitivity to scents that are worn by others. Artificial scents may be... Read more

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Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty years, first as a bedside nurse, but more recently, for the past two decades, focussed on healthcare quality and safety in healthcare administration and as a consultant. As Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr Prosser’s focus is helping hospitals... Read more

Vonda Vaden Bates is an alliance builder and leadership coach with over 30 years of experience helping professionals and organisations succeed. In 2012, her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from one of the most common preventable causes of death, known as hospital-associated venous thromboembolism.  In 2013, Vonda decided to contribute... Read more

During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... 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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 Lucie Robson

Global medical device security testing labs launched

A new initiative that will improve medical device security and facilitate...

 David Manset

Blockchain and GDPR compliance for the healthcare industry

Permissioned blockchains for healthcare data sharing management...

 Alexandre Lourenço

COVID-19: Unforeseen and Unpredictable Pandemic

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Data-driven management for intensive care units

This article focuses on the clinical and practical application of current...

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The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient

The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient....

Dr. Andy Higgs

Introducing the Intubation Credit Card

A go-anywhere checklist format to improve emergency tracheal intubation....

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