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Resident Duty Hour Limits Don't Improve Surgical Patient Safety

A retrospective study published online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows that work hour restrictions for resident physician,... Read more

Hospital Waiting Room

Understanding Hospital Weekend Death Risk

Academic researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School believe that more research should be conducted to understand why patients... Read more

when the doctor is sick

Why Most Clinicians Work While Sick

A recent study shows that many physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs), including registered nurse practitioners, midwives and physician... Read more

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Promoting Healthy Lifestyle to Combat Non-communicable Disease

Leading experts in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable... Read more

the placebo effect

Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies.... Read more

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My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island.   I went to Iceland/Selfoss last month and attended the European Nurse Director Association (ENDA) congress. I am a board member of this great association. Therefore, I met my fellow board members, colleagues and friends in person after meeting each other on a monthly base... Read more

My dear readers,   It is time for thoughts from the island again. Before I share more, I hope you are all okay – despite the heat waves. As I said in my previous articles, what will be next? What else do we have to overcome, or is this our future - living and dealing with extreme situations, i.e. pandemics, war, climate chaos etc.?   This... Read more

Before I go on my annual leave, I thought I'd drop a line. Last week I did my first shift in a little private hospital in my hometown. When I arrived on the ward, I called in at the Sister's office. As I headed towards her door, I realised I was the only nurse wearing a mask. I was still in my civilian clothes, and as I said, my mask was... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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

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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