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Lockdowns and Reopenings: Local vs. Larger-Scale

Lockdowns and Reopenings: Local vs. Larger-Scale

Lockdowns and other restrictive measures (e.g. travel curbs) have been imposed by governments as a means to control coronavirus spread... Read more

Adapting Medtech Supply to COVID-19 Demand

Adapting Medtech Supply to COVID-19 Demand

A recent report from McKinsey looks into the challenges manufacturers and suppliers of medtech products have been facing since the start of... Read more

Palliative vs. Standard Care

Palliative vs. Standard Care

In the UK, a multicentre randomised clinical trial was conducted between April 2015 and November 2017 to evaluate the effectiveness of short-term... Read more

Considerable Gaps with UHC

Considerable Gaps with UHC

Universal health coverage (UHC) means enabling all people to receive necessary healthcare services without experiencing financial burden.... Read more

Around 200 patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer are treated annually at USB.

Clinical Decision Support For Prostate Cancer Care

Urologists at University Hospital Basel are rising to the challenge of providing evidence-based prostate cancer treatment in an age of multidisciplinary... 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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Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare

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 Marie Paldam Folker

Harnessing the Potential of Technology for Mental Healthcare

Digital mental health services hold great potential for the future...

 Sonia Belfiore

Patients' Rights Have No Borders

Seeking Healthcare in Another Member State   The diversity of...

 Marcel van Kasteel

New Philips Technology to Empower Emergency Departments

Philips innovation in advanced health technology is delivering next generation...

Prof Boris Jung

How Should We Manage Sedation in Critically-Ill COVID-19 Patients?

Clinical Practice Guidelines The Choosing Wisely top five guidelines...

Prof. Karen Choong

PICU-acquired complications: the new marker of the quality of care

This article describes the rise in PICU-acquired morbidities and its...

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