Higher Quality Scores Do Not Lower SNF Readmissions
According to a new study, the risk of hospital readmission or death at thirty days following hospital discharge for fee-for service Medicare... Read more
15 Patient Safety Collaboratives Funded in England
A new national programme will be launched today by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, to improve the safety of patients and ensure... Read more
Zoom On: Martin Bromiley, Clinical Human Factors Group
Martin Bromiley is the founder of the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG), an independent organisation which promotes patient safety by encouraging... Read more
Nobel Prize in Medicine 2014 Awarded For Brain's 'Inner GPS' Discovery
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with one half to John O´Keefe... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
23 July marks international #hellomynameis day, the campaign which spreads the message on something that is sadly lacking in some healthcare quarters: simple and human communication between staff and patients. HealthManagement.org caught up with campaign co-founder, Chris Pointon, to find out about the wildfire changes the campaign is making in... Read more
As Virtual reality (VR) becomes more accessible, it has infiltrated most industries that are trying to use the newest technology to innovate their business practices. There are many instances in which experiencing a situation virtually offers many benefits, especially when attempting to prepare for high risk situations. This has made VR a highly beneficial... Read more
The hustle-bustle and frantic ways of today’s lifestyle can leave a lasting impression on people’s mental health. When faced with mental health issues, it is very difficult for people to do their job, take care of their family or balance their work life. On the other hand, due to high pressure and stress at workplaces, some people become so fragile... Read more
2017 16 May
Introduction Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes – whether because they are operating in a fee-for-performance or value-based care environment, or simply because today’s increasingly informed patients are deliberately pursuing treatment at facilities with a reputation for superior care. Whatever... Read more
2017 07 Apr
Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract patients, qualified staff, and recommendations from referring physicians. This white paper examines the factors that shape hospitals’ reputations in the eyes of these audiences, the assumptions that patients make about hospital quality, the role of the Internet and public... Read more
2017 21 Mar
Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to improve their overall quality of care. In order to contend with this challenge, many hospitals have implemented measures to establish high-quality care standards. For the most part, hospitals have elected to establish clinical pathways designed to govern the entire care process,... Read more
Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA
Markers for Therapeutic Progress in Cancer Liquid bio Read more
The AKIpredictor: An Online Calculator to Predict Acute Kidney Injury
Acute kidney injury (AKI), a rapid decline in renal function, is... Read more
The role of autophagy in the metabolism and outcomes after surgery
Increasing evidence implicates autophagy as repair process crucial for... Read more
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
Recently a number of new antibiotics or combinations for complicated... Read more
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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...
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