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ICU Management

UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

2019 30 Mar

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from contamination of a central line, a catheter (tube) that is inserted in a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin, used to measure pressures, and to give medication or fluids. CLABSI can occur due to breaks in infection control care practices during insertion of the central line or... Read more

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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Spotlight on Sepsis

2018 30 Dec

In 2015, UPMC a global multi-hospital system that has over 40 hospitals and 85,000 employees, began a new sepsis initiative to increase the speed of identification and treatment of sepsis patients. According to the CDC, sepsis is a major cause of preventable patient deaths in hospitals. It’s estimated one in three patients who die in hospitals... Read more

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Medtronic Signs the “Open Data Pledge” to Share Data to Improve Patient Safety

2016 03 Nov

Medtronic Commits $5 Million to the Patient Safety Movement Foundation The  Patient Safety Movement Foundation  (PSMF) has announced that Medtronic, a leading global healthcare solutions company, has joined a growing list of  healthcare technology companies  that have signed the Patient Safety Movement’s public pledge to share their data... Read more