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Q&A: Ebola and Health Implications for the EU

The current Ebola outbreak affecting the West Africa region is the worst such outbreak on record. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared... Read more

Telenursing: Proper Communication Avoids Malpractice Claims

Telephone advice nursing, or ‘telenursing’ including telephone triage, is defined as the practice of providing ‘a component of telephone nursing... Read more

Diabetes Screening Urged For All After Age 45

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has amended its recommendations on screening for diabetes following a review of current... Read more

UCLA: Big Data Computing Center of Excellence

UCLA is set to establish a Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing under an $11 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health... Read more

System Cuts Hospital Bed Usage by 25 percent

According to a study presented at the annual Canadian Stroke Congress in Vancouver, a new and innovative patient management system implemented... Read more

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  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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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

Executive Health Management

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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Dr. Maria Papathanasiou

The evolution of left ventricular assist devices

Cutting-edge therapy at a high price Left ventricular assist devices...

 Dran Coronado

Award-winning cogen facility provides independent green hospital power

How a Boston hospital is tackling energy use and lowering costs  ...

Prof. J. Warren Salmon PhD

U.S. Healthcare to be Trumped UP!

(even more so than under Obamacare) Now approaching 20% of gross domestic...

Prof. Lluís Donoso-Bach

Quality and safety in radiology

New book to provide a roadmap for optimisation In a soon-to-be released...

 Joelle Mumley

Africa leading way in healthcare tech: the continent is ahead of the game in cutting-edge drone use

The African healthcare context is uniquely placed to adopt and benefit...

Prof. Jan Wernerman Senior consultant

Nutrition Monitoring

Most important when monitoring nutrition is to decide upon the nutritional...

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