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The Nobel Prize Ceremony in Stockholm

The Nobel Prize Ceremony in Stockholm

On December 10, 2019, the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony is taking place in Stockholm. This year, the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine... Read more

NHS: Lack of Interoperability Increases Risks for Patients

Lack of Interoperability Increases Risks for Patients

National Health Service (NHS) patients' safety is at risk due to critical deficiencies in medical record keeping. A new research shows that... Read more

Cancer Research UK: Delays That Could Have Been Avoided

Cancer Research UK: Delays That Could Have Been Avoided

A quarter of cancer patients experienced delays, which could have been avoided, during the diagnostics, shows a recent study by Cancer Research... Read more

Agfa Negotiates the Sale of a Part of Its Healthcare IT Business

Agfa Negotiates the Sale of a Part of Its Healthcare IT Business

The Agfa-Gevaert Group announced on December 2 the launch of exclusive negotiations with Dedalus Holding S.p.A., aiming to sell a part... Read more

NHS Is Lagging Behind Other Countries

NHS Is Lagging Behind Other Countries

Indicators of spending, patient safety and population health demonstrated by the UK National Health Service (NHS), are below average to average... Read more

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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

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... 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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