Search Tag: Health

ICU Management

Standards for Healthy Critical Care Work Environments Updated

2016 28 Mar

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has announced the publication of the 2nd edition of its Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments. The standards, first published in 2005, identified previously discounted systemic behaviours that can result in unsafe conditions, and focus on the human factor. The Association... Read more

Health Management

Health and Wellbeing of the Workforce

2016 05 Jan

Workforce Health Must Be a PriorityThe National Health Service (NHS) must work hard to protect the health and well being of its workforce. Failure to do so costs organisations across the system dearly but, more importantly, patient care may suffer. What does it feel like to be unable to do your job properly through lack of time, staff shortages or financial... Read more

Health Management


2014 08 Nov

The transmission of pathogens through blood and other body fluids represents one of the main risks in the healthcare setting. Although over 20 pathogens can be transmitted in this way, the most important are the hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) viruses and the AIDS virus (HIV). Since 2006 it has been mandatory in the Madrid Region of Spain to use safety-engi­neered devices... Read more

IT Management

Google Unveils Google Fit

2014 02 Nov

Google recently launched its health-push with a new Android app that tracks activity, calories and steps and can be connected to Android smartwatches and other apps. This is the latest gadget to be introduced by Google in the health and fitness segment.   The Google Fit Android app counts steps and can be plugged into wearables and other fitness devices.... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Health Day 2014: Preventing Vector-Borne diseases

2014 07 Apr

“Small bite, big threat”More than half the world’s population is at risk from diseases such as malaria, dengue, leishmaniasis, Lyme disease, schistosomiasis, and yellow fever, carried by mosquitoes, flies, ticks, water snails and other vectors. Every year, more than one billion people are infected and more than one million die from vector-borne diseases.This... Read more

Executive Health Management

International Forum Gastein Calls for 2014 European Health Award Applications

2014 17 Mar

In advance of the seventeenth European Health Forum Gastein conference, this year themed “Electing Health – the Europe we want!” which will take place in Austria´s Gastein Valley from 1 to 3 October 2014, the International Forum Gastein has announced its annual search for a winner of its European Health Award. The award of €10,000 will be sponsored... Read more

Executive Health Management

ICO 2014: Seca's mBCA Ideal Tool for Obesity Management

2014 14 Mar

The number of obese people in the world has doubled in the past three decades.The obesity epidemic has long since spread to countries with moderate to low economic performance. Stopping this development is one of the goals of the 12th International Congress on Obesity (ICO). From 17th to 20th March 2014, nutritionists and scientists will convene in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Philips Announces Milestone in Largest Ever Sleep Apnea Clinical Trial

2014 19 Feb

Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study examines impact of leading obstructive sleep apnea treatment on cardiovascular diseaseRoyal Philips, a major sponsor of the Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study, has announced that the study has reached its enrollment goal of 2,500 patients, spread across seven countries and 84 hospitals... Read more

Cardiology Management

ZOLL Achieves Platinum Status as American Heart Association ‘Fit-Friendly Company’

2014 06 Feb

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, has been recognised for the third consecutive year as a Platinum-Level company by the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Fit-Friendly initiative for helping employees to eat better and move more.“Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities... Read more

IT Management

GÉANT Project Receives ‘Excellent’ Accolade From European Commission

2013 19 Dec

Independent review awards highest rating to European projectThe GÉANT project, which includes the high-speed data network serving 50 million research and education users across Europe, has received ‘Excellent’, the highest possible rating in a European Commission review.  This puts GÉANT in the top 10% of all EC-funded projects.The GÉANT network is... Read more

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