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Higher Mortality For Hospital Patients With Alcohol Addiction

The mortality of alcohol dependent patients in general hospitals is many times higher than that of patients without alcohol dependency. In addition,... Read more

Anxious Patients May Prefer To Receive Biopsy Results By Phone

Physicians are taught to deliver the results of patients’ biopsies in person, but a survey of patients at three US melanoma clinics indicates... Read more

Mayo Study: AKI Kidneys Can Be Safely Transplanted

New research published in the American Journal of Transplantation indicates that some kidneys affected by Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) may be... Read more

Study Finds Poor Hand Hygiene and Aseptic Techniques in the Operating Room

Direct observational research at a large hospital in Sweden reveals that compliance with recommended hand disinfection and aseptic techniques... Read more

Hospital Readmissions Twice as Likely for C. Difficile Patients

A study published in the latest issue of the American Journal of Infection Control reports that Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) doubles... 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

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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 Miguel Cabrer

Virtual Consultations: Now or Never

Summary: The use of virtual consultation and telemedicine is expanding...

 Annemiek Nooteboom

The Importance of Body Language

Summary: Medical Professions Consultant, Annemiek Nooteboom, discusses...

 Lisa Alderson

Telehealth bringing Personalised Medicine closer

What role is telehealth playing in improving the genomics playing field?...

 Kaela Miller

Breast Cancer Screening After Male-to-Female Transition in Transgender Women

Despite the lack of general consensus about the optimal breast cancer...

 Paul Sidhu

Future of ultrasound: where are we going?

CEUS for children, ultrasound simulation and gamification models for...

Prof. Lluís Donoso-Bach

Risk & Danger

Without risk there is no progress or development. But risk, as with any...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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