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Sitting For Less Than 3 Hours a Day Could Increase Life Expectancy

Prolonged Daily Sitting Linked to 3.8% of All-Cause Deaths   A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found... Read more

NHS

Better Outcomes in Elderly but Care Integration Needed

Better Outcomes in Elderly but Care Integration Needed A recent study published in the International Journal of Surgery focuses on... Read more

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OECD: Health Worker Number Rises, More Skills Needed

The number of doctors and nurses has reached record levels among the 34 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and... Read more

MEDICON

MEDICON Programme Announced

The XIV MEDICON Mediterranean edition taking place at the end of this month has announced its programme with special sessions, research and development... Read more

Patient Safety

Future of Patient Safety

The Patient Safety Global Action Summit 2016 took place in London last week with thought leaders gathering to discuss the future of patient... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

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

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Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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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 Diane Whitehouse

Europe’s Momentum Towards Telemedicine Deployment

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 Elia Stupka

Healthcare Data: Creating a Learning Healthcare Ecosystem

Summary: The future of global healthcare requires a shift towards a...

 Joe Kiani

Medical errors: is prevention possible?

How the Patient Safety Movement is striving for zero preventable deaths...

 Frank Ricotta

Healthcare 2019: The year of the Big Data Blockchain

An in-depth discussion of how Big Data Blockchain solutions address the...

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Hotspot: AI and Ethics in Health Innovation

Summary: AI holds great promise, yet also raises many ethical questions....

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