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In-hospital Mobility Works for Patients’ Posthospital Function

Decreased mobility during hospitalisation for older adults is associated with increased risk of death, nursing home admission and functional... Read more

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Clean Up the Workplace for Better Brains

A new study by a Florida State University researcher shows that both a lack of stimulation in the workplace and a dirty working environment can... Read more

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Saying 'No' Is Often The Key To Effective Leadership

As difficult as it can be, saying no is often the key to effective leadership, says an ethics and management expert, just as most successful... Read more

New Overtime Rule: What to Expect

The Department of Labour (DOL) recently updated criteria for the overtime threshold bringing in changes that will significant affect hospitals.... Read more

Searching the Globe for Low-Cost Supplies

Supplies come second only to labour as amongst the highest healthcare costs With a view to reducing materials costs while maintaining quality,... Read more

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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

On 14 April 2020 Céline Carrera took up the position of Education Director at EIT Health. Her main focus will be the development of the EIT Health’s education strategy and bringing innovation into education programmes to solve the healthcare needs of tomorrow. Céline has been working in medical education for over 15 years. Before joining EIT... Read more

Dr Arthur Kanowitz has been an emergency medicine doctor for over 36 years and has spent the last 16 years focused on patient safety. From 2008 to 2017, Dr Kanowitz served as Colorado State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services (EMTS) Medical Director for Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr Kanowitz now serves as the Chair... 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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Assoc. Prof. Wai Tat Wong FHKCP

Making critical care education BASIC: a collaborative approach to training

This article highlights the key current challenges of intensive care...

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Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial

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Improving risk literacy

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Future ICU Design: Return to High Visibility

Future ICU designs must feature high visibility to ensure safety....

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