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IT Management

New Initiative Seeks to Standardise COVID-19 Vaccination Records

2021 15 Jan

Leaders from healthcare and tech industry, including Mayo Clinic, Microsoft and Oracle, are joining forces in the Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI) to establish a standard for digital vaccination records.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccines: Need for Global Tracking System   The new initiative aims to provide every... Read more

Executive Health Management

Facilitating Collaboration During Emergencies

2020 28 Jan

By 28 January, more than 100 people have died in China in the latest novel coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, outbreak, with over 4,500 confirmed infections. Besides China, the virus has also spread to at least 16 other countries. V arious health organisations around the world are reacting to the latest developments. You may also like:... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Hypoxia, Hypotension 'Deadly Combo' in TBI

2014 21 Nov

Prehospital hypoxia and hypotension have been known to increase mortality in the setting of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results of a new study showed that while hypoxia and hypotension increased mortality by four- and threefold respectively, the combination of these two factors further increased mortality by 14-fold. The largest previous study had... Read more