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Putting healthcare innovation firmly on the map

Innovation is a key factor to succeed in any business or endeavour. However, innovation efforts within a company often lack a clear mission... Read more

The right way to appraise staff performance

Hospitals need not wait for yearly performance reviews to give feedback and assessments to physicians and other medical staff. There are instances... Read more

To BYOD or not to BYOD: the benefits and risks

Like in other industries, use of mobile devices is prevalent in healthcare. A 2017 survey of healthcare workers conducted by HIMSS Analytics... Read more

Protocol released for ending infection treatment

New expert guidance offers hospitals the first standardised recommendations on discontinuation of safety protocols when treating patients for... Read more

Arab Health highlights family health shortfall

A recent survey on healthcare habits of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) residents suggests a lack of awareness of the benefits of visiting a... Read more

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There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... 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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Ageing Population

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 Parthasarathy Raghava

Current Developments in the European PCI Devices Market

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Prof. Stephen Baker

Women in radiology

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 Michael Springer

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

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Dr. Rob Shulman

Safety first: insights from clinical pharmacists

A critical care pharmacist’s perspective and advice on medication...

 Emily Farrow

Embedding sustainability into clinical medicine and medical education

Why it should and how it can be done How one healthcare body is...

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