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Hazards of Hospital Consolidation

In 2014, there were 95 hospital mergers, the highest since 2000. It is being forecasted that within the next five years, around 20 percent... Read more

Nurse

Overtime, Night Shifts Increase Injury Risk for Nurses

According to an analysis of occupational injuries published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies , newly licensed registered nurses... Read more

Hand Hygiene Prevents Infections

PRIMIT - Web Programme Encourages Hand Washing

A randomised trial of more than 16,000 households in the UK used a web-based programme to encourage more frequent hand washing and found that... Read more

Patient ratings for hospitals

Best Practices for High Patient Ratings

A Johns Hopkins study finds that simple, low-tech practices can make a big difference in improving patient ratings for hospitals. The findings... Read more

Best Cleaning Methods for Hospital Rooms

Study Finds Gaps in Best Methods for Cleaning Hospital Rooms

A new systematic overview published in Annals of Internal Medicine finds a lack of evidence as to which methods are most effective at reducing... Read more

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Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

Herbert Staehr serves as Global Head of Transforming Care Delivery for Siemens Healthineers, driving the company’s activities and messaging around delivering high-value care. In this capacity, he develops and executes programmes and outreach strategies aimed at healthcare providers around the world, as well as stakeholders in every branch of the healthcare... Read more

My dear readers, It is time for thoughts from the island again. It’s time for the nurse’s thoughts! I wanted to share with you all that, as a staff nurse, I still work on COVID-19 wards. I risked it and flew to the Canary Islands in March for sunshine and switching-off time. I needed the urge of summer like a sunflower. I thought in my ‘naïve’... Read more

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Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

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Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

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How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

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 Jodi Keller

Surge Operations Call Center: Managing Capacity Through Innovation and Collaboration

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Setting New Standards in Syncope Management

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Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

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

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Obstacles to establishing competence in radiology

Competence in radiology: difficult to define, more difficult to establish.

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