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'Hotspotting' Valuable for Population Health Management

Leaders at Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City, Utah) discussed their organisation's efforts in population health hotspotting during a recent... Read more

Pharmacists

Pharmacists Play Critical Role in Improving Patient Health

According to a study conducted by Scot H. Simpson, professor in the faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta,... Read more

Team leader, Professor Jose Bengoechea, from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s

Hospital Superbug Breakthrough

A cutting-edge medical therapy has been developed by researchers at Queen’s University, Belfast that could protect patients against a... Read more

Cardiac stress test

Some Preoperative Tests Still Common Despite Low Value

While guidelines from professional associations have sought to discourage use of certain preoperative tests considered to be of low value and... Read more

Data visualisation that maps the statistical relationship between birth month and disease

Connections between Birth Month and Health

Scientists at Columbia University have developed a computational method that investigates the relationship between birth month and disease risk.... 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

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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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Guiding paediatric vascular access

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Antifungal treatment in the ICU

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The Accelerate Pheno™ system in clinical practice: fast and accurate turnaround for critical results

Our clinical experiences of using the Accelerate Pheno™ system have...

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