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Study Aims at Reducing Hospital Readmissions

A study shows that patients who refuse post acute care services tend to be young, well educated and healthy. They are also twice as likely to... Read more

Handwashing

Reporting Infection Data Time Consuming

According to a new research, collecting and reporting data to federal health agencies is not the soundest of strategies. The study was presented... Read more

Nurses

Need for Nursing Cultural Diversity Education Identified

According to a report by Nurse.com, cultural competency and an understanding of healthcare perspectives from different cultures is becoming... Read more

Blood Glucose Monitoring

UK Support for In-Home Healthcare

According to new research, in-home care technology can alleviate pressure on national healthcare. The research was conducted by Arqiva and YouGov.... Read more

Microbial contamination

First Hospital Light Fixture to Kill Bacteria

Indigo-Clean, a light fixture that uses Continuous Environmental Disinfection technology to continuously kill harmful bacteria linked to hospital... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... 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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Dr. Roberto Oggioni

Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

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Will robots take your job in healthcare?

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Dr. Peter Thomas

Physiotherapy Services in the Australian ICU

Physiotherapists are key members of the Australian intensive care unit...

 Jordi Piera Jiménez

New Catalonian Digital Health Strategy: A Presentation

Summary: The Digital Health Strategy for Catalonia (Spain) is one of...

Prof. Maurizio Cecconi

Challenges and Management in Italy and Lessons Learned

Prof. Maurizio Cecconi is the President-Elect of the European Society...

Dr. Umesh Prabhu

Happy staff, safe patients

An interview with Dr. Umesh Prabhu.  Leading NHS medical director,...

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