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Nurses Need Festive Cheer Too

The holiday season is generally a time to celebrate but with the celebration, it also brings stress and anxiety. The season is especially stressful... Read more

hospital supply management

Supply Chain Costs Leading Worry for Execs

Amidst rising cost of supplies, healthcare organisations have turned their focus on improving supply chain management to help reduce overall... Read more

one-on-one feedback

Back to School: Report Card Feedback Effective for Training Surgeons?

One-on-one feedback and written report cards are effective tools for helping surgery residents do better in preventing dangerous blood clots... Read more

Hospital spending

Lowest Hospital Spending: Not Where You Think

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania and the London School of Economics analysed the real... Read more

Surgery

Patients Recording Surgery: Transparency or Medical Trainwreck?

StatNews talks about the recent debate in healthcare over whether patients should be allowed to record their surgical procedures.  Jennifer... 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

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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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 Eleni Patrozou

Antibiotic Management in the ICU

Antimicrobial management in the intensive care unit (ICU) represents an...

Dr. Paul Hodgkin

Power to the People: How the Economics of Information is Empowering Patients

During the 2000s, England’s National Health Service spent an extra $1.5...

 Geert-Jan Deddens

Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives

Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference...

 James Hanison BSc MBChB FRCA FFICM PGCert Med Ed.

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All drugs are inherently dangerous. In critical care we give large numbers...

 Lucie Robson

Logistics robots to support care: a Finnish study

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 Nathaniel M. Sims

Closing the Loop: The Road to Zero Medication Errors

Summary: It is estimated that even today, medical errors are the...

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