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Alcohol-Based Scrubbing: Potential for Savings

Alcohol-Based Scrubbing: Potential for Savings

Eliminating water from presurgical hand preparation and instead adopting exclusive use of alcohol-based hand scrub may save modern health... Read more

Single Patient Safety Database for NHS and Private Care

Single Patient Safety Database for NHS and Private Care

Patient safety data across the UK public (National Health System, NHS) and private healthcare sectors to be gathered in a single online... Read more

Effectiveness of Sterilisation Techniques

Effectiveness of Sterilisation Techniques

Steam sterilisation proved to be the most effective and had the largest margin of safety when compared to low-temperature sterilisation... Read more

#EHMA2020: Last Call for Abstracts

#EHMA2020: Last Call for Abstracts

Only few days have left until 1 March, which is the deadline for abstract submission for the European Health Management Association (EHMA)... Read more

Daily ICCs as Efficient Model of Hospital Communication

Daily Integrated Care Conferences as Efficient Model of Communication

Significantly reducing the length of a patient’s stay can be achieved by a measure as obvious as provider teams holding integrated care... Read more

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During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... 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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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

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Dr John Joseph (JJ) Coughlan

Delivering Acute Cardiac Care During a Pandemic: Seeds of Opportunity Within a Crisis

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Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives

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AI is the new reality: the 4th healthcare revolution in medicine

AI: Hype? Rather, augmented intelligence is the fourth healthcare revolution...

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