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EAHP Says Future of Medicine Costs Needs Debate

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has highlighted the need to ensure sustainable and equitable access of medicines for... Read more

Dr. Francisco Loya, CEO, EmCare Hospital Medicine

Cutting Costs of Referrals

A recent webinar hosted by Becker's Hospital Review discussed the importance of managing the physician referral process. Key benefits of having... Read more

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Management Innovation at HOPE AGORA 2015

Healthcare management innovation in the fields of patient care, clinical work, nursing, human resources and information systems were high on... Read more

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Feminism and Healthcare

There has been a global push for feminism and issues such as equal pay, equal employment opportunities, abortion rights etc. have been a dominant... Read more

Hallie Prescott, MD

Microbiome Disruption Ups Sepsis Risk in Hospitalised Patients

A new University of Michigan and VA study shows that older adults are three times more likely to develop sepsis — a body-wide catastrophic response... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... 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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 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started...

 Gerald Chanques

Sedation and Analgesia

How to manage sedation analgesia for patient-centred care in the ICU....

Dr. Carl Waldmann

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on...

Prof. Robert Martindale

The increased recognition of proteins in critical illness

There are many new concepts and old controversies surrounding nutrition...

 Lucie Robson

Global medical device security testing labs launched

A new initiative that will improve medical device security and facilitate...

 João Bocas

Role of Wearables in Combating COVID-19

The current pandemic has highlighted the importance and usefulness...

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