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The value of discount on branded drugs

The Value of Discount on Branded Drugs

Despite the proclaimed benefits, in Canada, brand-name drug discount cards (or co-pay cards) lead to higher spending for both healthcare... Read more

Winners of the IHF Awards 2019

Winners of the IHF Awards 2019

The IHF Awards 2019 winners were announced in an awards ceremony on November 8, during the 43rd World Hospital Congress. Kaohsiung Veterans... Read more

Are Patient and Public Involvement strategic documents helpful?

Are PPI strategic documents helpful?

Attempts to bring health and care (medic, public and social) research closer with the public has been on NHS’s agenda since early 2000s.... Read more

The Monastery Manchester: UN health and education programme hub

The Monastery Manchester Chosen as SDG Hub for Health and Education Programme

The UNGSIIFoundation has selected The Monastery Manchester, a stunning example of the gothic style known as Manchester’s Taj Mahal,... Read more

The Present and Future of Medical Profession

The Present and Future of Medical Professions

The OECD has just released its biennial review, Health at a Glance. OECD Indicators, which looks at the 80 key indicators for population... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... 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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Continuous Monitoring Beyond the ICU - The Rise of Mobile Solutions

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Success Isn't Everything

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‘The Death of Cancer’ - The Patient Perspective

Summary: Cancer affects everybody's life at some point. ‘The Death...

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The “One Stick Standard” for vascular access

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Dr. Andrej Michalsen

Variation in end-of-life care

Do we need yet another standard operating procedure? Variability...

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