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Precision medicine failing to deliver

The basis of precision medicine, also at times referred to as personalised medicine, is the relationship between genetic factors and disease.... Read more

How tech improved healthcare hiring process

The success of an organisation or business entity is often dependent on its employees' efficiency and productivity. Needless to say, effective... Read more

How to deal with toxic underperfomers

Much has been said about the positive characteristics of leadership . To be a good leader, for instance, you should be able to motivate your... Read more

3 ways to contain medicine costs and shortages

With drug prices and supply often at odds with each other, for example when supplies are plentiful but costs reach sky-high levels, what can... Read more

Top 2019 tech threats

9 top hospital IT threats in 2019

ECRI Institute has recently released its annual list of top healthcare technology threats that hospitals could face in 2019. Is dealing with... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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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 Donna Cryer JD

Patients Mentoring Executives: Mutual Benefits

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Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

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 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Patient responsibility for following up on test results

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Prof. J. Warren Salmon PhD

Trump on Drugs: Part 1

A hundred days into the Trump administration, don't expect the vaunted...

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