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Effectiveness of Cross-Border Healthcare

European Patients Forum (EPF) organised a major European conference on cross-border healthcare in Brussels, Belgium. Patient leaders from across... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... 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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 Olivia Lounsbury

The Business Case for Person-Centred Care

While some choices in healthcare may be limited due to circumstantial ...

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Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with...

 Dimitris Katsifarakis

Health Economic Systems: How Do They Influence Radiology?

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Dr. Panagiota Pietri

Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

Summary: The intriguing finding of longevity among the Ikaria inhabitants...

 Gerry O’Dwyer

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Despite that in general health spending is growing slowly, according to...

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Agfa HealthCare Introduces XERO Universal Viewer & Microsoft Teams Integration During COVID-19

Agfa HealthCare and Microsoft Teams have partnered up to provide new...

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