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Health Spending Up From Higher Service Costs

According to a new study conducted by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health & Clinical Practice, the recent growth in healthcare... Read more

'Black Box' for Improving OR Safety

A black box similar to that used in the aviation industry has been developed specifically for improving safety in the operating room, according... Read more

Medical Errors Up 70% in Massachusetts

Last year, acute care hospitals in Massachusetts recorded a 70 percent spike in serious medical errors and patient injuries, according to a... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Margaret Chan - WHO Director General

Dr. Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun is the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO). She has previously served as Director of Health... Read more

VTE No Measure for Hospital Quality

The rate of Venous Thromboembolism Events (VTE) is a key measure used by the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services to assess a hospital's... Read more

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Health Care Without Harm Europe is seeking a public hospital in the Mediterranean region to join their latest climate-smart healthcare project, Low-carbon healthcare in the Mediterranean region . The project will help to develop the Mediterranean as a best-practice region for low-carbon healthcare in Europe supported by... Read more

In understanding a culture of blame and denial and why it is difficult to move to a culture of safety, you have to be willing to examine and understand the current culture within an organisation. As outlined in the Patient Safety Movement Foundation ’s Actionable Patient Safety Solutions ( APSS ) #1, ‘Culture of Safety,’ creating such a... Read more

This New Year is significant for World Health as the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the year 2020 as the ‘Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’ in honour of the 200 th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.   World Health Organization (WHO) is the collaborating partner in the three-year ’Nursing Now!’ Campaign... 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

Executive Health Management

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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 Lydia Unger-Hunt

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Seven steps to the ‘Perfect Patient Information Journey’

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Can Blockchain support advances in radiology?

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Noninvasive technologies for personalised haemodynamic monitoring

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