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Top 5 Hyped Technologies in Healthcare

1.    Wearables and sensors The most popular trackers are able to measure movement to assess sleep quality and exercise patterns. Other trackers... Read more

5 Medical Technologies That Will Change the Future

There truly are some inspiring and progressive innovations that promise great potential for medicine and healthcare. From augmented reality... Read more

Arab Health

5 Reasons to Go to Arab Health 2017

  Arab Health has the well-earned reputation of being the biggest healthcare event in the MENA region.   What are the top 5 reasons to... Read more

Patients' Rude Behaviour Linked to Poor Care

Rude behaviour of patients and their relatives can have negative effects on the performance of medical teams resulting in poor care, according... Read more

Michael Porter, VBHC Leader

VBHC Prize Deadline Approaching

The deadline for the fourth annual VBHC Prize 2017 is approaching. February 20 is the final date that the VBHC Centre in the Netherlands... Read more

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  Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen was the first female doctor in Norway to complete her (voluntary) military services, serving for the UNIFIL Forces in South Lebanon and has worked for the Red Cross in several counties. For ten years, she was the medical director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for MedAire , Inc., and got involved in patient safety... Read more

  PART 1   It is important to differentiate between the terms of costs, cost containment, expenditures, and price. Cost is usually the amount spent to produce goods or services. Cost containment is a dominant problem in the health care field, but not addressed from a comprehensive management and policy perspective. In order to... Read more

The factors that may influence the shift of the supply are the change in costs for suppliers, change in medical technology and change in many physicians in the healthcare industry. On the other hand, the factors that may influence the shift of the demand are the change in population or market size, change in patient preferences, change in the price... 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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Dr. Dong Chan Kim

Critical Care Medicine in Korea

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Prof. Peter Pronovost MD, PhD, FCCM

Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories

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Nursing on the Move: cross-border hiring

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Dr. Carrie Goodson MD, MHS

Physical rehabilitation in the ICU: understanding the evidence

Reviews the latest evidence evaluating physical rehabilitation in the...

Dr. Ecaterina Scarlatescu MD

Management of bleeding in visceral surgery and liver transplantation

The implementation of patient blood management programmes led to reduced...

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Six Steps to Implement Bedside Ultrasonography in Critical Care

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