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ICU Management

2018 23 Apr

Daniela J. Lamas is a pulmonary and critical care doctor at the Brigham & Women's Hospital and on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Following graduation from Harvard, she went on to earn her MD at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, where she also completed internship and residency. She then returned to Boston for her subspecialty... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Supporting the patient innovator

2018 16 Mar

Their inability to communicate effectively whilst he had a tracheostomy on the intensive care unit (ICU), had such a profound impact on Duncan Buckley and his wife, Lisa-Marie, that they developed a concept for a novel interactive communication device, called ‘ICU CHAT’. Together, they have been embedded within the multidisciplinary ICU research team... Read more

ICU Management

Establishing a relationship of trust and care

2018 16 Mar

The chaplain is a resource of ethically competent support and a compassionate caring presence for patients, families and ICU staff.An admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) is often a traumatic experience for both patients and families. Although members of the critical care team are specially trained to provide care and treatment requiring close,... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2018: Radiologists talking to patients brings benefits

2018 13 Mar

Communicating radiological findings directly to patients following their MRI exam led to increased patient confidence in the radiology service, according to a study carried out at a private Swiss radiology clinic.Andreas Gutzeit, MD, of Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna Lucerne presented the research at the European Congress of Radiology, which was held in... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 2, 2018

2018 20 Feb

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Health Management

Happy staff, safe patients

2018 20 Feb

An interview with Dr. Umesh Prabhu. Leading NHS medical director, Dr. Umesh Prabhu on what a hospital can do to improve patient safety – yesterday.Patient safety is a critical area of focus for all healthcare institutions, requiring involvement from all levels, from the board to individual staff members on the frontline, Dr Umesh Prabhu, the former... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 25 Jan

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Health Management

The lab of the future

2018 25 Jan

Technology is changing the face of medical laboratory operation.   As healthcare technology advances, medical laboratories need to keep ahead of the curve on trends for optimal operation and interoperability. HealthManagement.org looks at key areas where changes are happening at full tilt.Point-of-care testing for lab scientists There have been great... Read more

Health Management

Volume 17 - Issue 3, 2017

2017 21 Aug

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