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One-Third of Lab Tests Not Needed

Despite the fact that lab tests are one of the most common orders placed by doctors and most patients get stuck for a blood draw every time... Read more

Predicting Patient Hospitalisation: PCPs vs. Algorithms

A new study shows that primary care physicians (PCPs) were as effective as commonly used predictive algorithms in identifying patients at high... Read more

Latest Tips for HIT and Patient Safety

This year, the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit focused on 13 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions... Read more

Athletes prepare for competition well in advance. Surgical patients, a University of Michigan surgical team asserts, ought to do the same

Coaching Patients for Surgery Lowered Stays, Saved Money

Patients entering the hospital can often benefit if they prepare their mind and body beforehand. This can be achieved through minor adjustments... Read more

Debate over Rising Healthcare Costs

Debate over Rising Healthcare Costs

Drug costs are often blamed for spikes in healthcare costs, but drugmakers are quick to point out that drugs account for about 10 percent of... 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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Mr Ignacio Martinez Soriano

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Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

 James Mucklow

General Data Protection Regulation and healthcare

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 Shirley Cramer

Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed

Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care...

Prof. Necmettin Ünal

Hot Topics in Intensive Care in Turkey

In Turkey intensive care was not a separate specialty for years, and was...

 Francesca MacVean

How can automation improve outpatient care while reducing costs?

The new role of hospitals and the triple aim challenge Rather...

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