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Hospital productivity better than thought

Hospital Productivity Improving

A new study by University of Southern California economists shows that hospital productivity growth — the increase in output produced from... Read more

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The Medical Memory Helps Information Recall

A vexing problem that healthcare providers face is the challenge of explaining a serious diagnosis or complex procedure to a patient. Most of... Read more

Antibiotic resistance

New Chip Allows Optimal Antibiotic Selection

Researchers at the University of Toronto have designed a diagnostic chip that can help reduce testing time for antibiotic resistance from days... Read more

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Frailer Older Patients at Higher Risk of Readmission, Death After Discharge

According to a study in Canadian Medical Association Journal, frailer older patients are at higher risk of readmission to hospital or death... Read more

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Organisational Leadership Impacts Physician Wellbeing

While the importance of good leadership to the success of healthcare organisations is increasingly recognised, its direct effect on the professional... 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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Quality and safety in radiology

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CT and MRI Market in Cyprus: An Overview

It can be said that the diagnostic imaging sector in Cyprus could observe...

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