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Why is value-based healthcare not saving money?

Amidst rising health costs in the U.S., researchers have examined the role of value-based care and competition in the cost equation. They... Read more

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation and HealthManagement.org form strategic partnership

CYPRUS (July 5, 2018) - The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and leading health sector media HealthManagement.org have announced... Read more

NHS celebrate 70th birthday with space collaboration

Healthcare has taken what can be considered a huge leap as the sector turns to space technology for innovative solutions to improve quality... Read more

AHPs hold the key to integrated urgent care

The Allied Health Professions (AHPs), now comprising the third largest workforce in the NHS, will play an important role in the future delivery... Read more

Improving hospital patient care by cutting long stays

In a joint announcement, NHS England and NHS Improvement said they will spearhead a campaign to cut long stays in hospitals. Shorter stays... 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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Dr. Fernando Zampieri

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Innovative Healthcare Strategies

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Big Data for Health in Europe

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Goal-Directed Therapy

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Virtual reality clinic: a case study

The growing role of VR in healthcare. How has VR developed and...

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Sensors in Everyday Objects for Dementia Care

Summary: The past, present & future of dementia care using sensors...

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