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Shared Decision-Making in Germany: Patient and Physician Perspectives

Shared decision making is now anchored in the Law on Patient Rights and the Professional Code for Physicians in Germany. Under this new model,... Read more

Text Messaging

Texts Improve Patient Compliance

According to research conducted by Toronto East General Hospital and Seamless Mobile Health, the use of text message reminders and enabling... Read more

Smoking

Survey: Duty Hours Impact on Smoking Habits

According to a survey conducted by researchers from the Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center in Manila, Philippines, there may be a link... Read more

Costs in Healthcare

Higher Prices Follow Physician-Hospital Integration

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , physician-hospital integration is associated with increased spending and prices... Read more

Healthcare Staff Self-contamination High

According to a recent report and editorial published in JAMA Internal Medicine, healthcare workers often contaminate their skin and... 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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 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Automated External Defibrillators

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cardiac arrest, or the sudden and abrupt loss...

Asst. Prof. Matthew P. Kirschen

Multimodality Neuromonitoring in Critically Ill Patients

Without Primary Acute Brain Injury This review focuses on the current...

Dr. Leonel Lagunes MD

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

Dr. Martin Dünser MD, PD, EDIC, DESA

Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?

This article summarises the current ratio and scientific evidence on...

 Eva Gattnar

Encouraging health app use with seniors

Prevention, patient autonomy and use of digital goods A digital...

 Gerald Chanques

Sedation and Analgesia

How to manage sedation analgesia for patient-centred care in the ICU....

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