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ICU Management

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

ICU Management

Study: ICU delirium a distinct indicator of acute brain injury

2018 27 Feb

More than half of ICU patients in a newly published study experienced delirium for long periods during their stay. Sedative-associated delirium was most common, while longer periods of hypoxic delirium and unclassified delirium were associated with worse cognitive function at follow-up one year after hospital discharge. The researchers write that... Read more

Executive Health Management

UPMC, considers opportunities to join Moscow International Medical Cluster

2017 22 Jun

UPMC , world-renowned health care provider from USA, arrived on official visit to Russia by the invitation of Michael Yugay, the CEO of the International Medical Cluster Foundation (IMC Foundation).   IMC Foundation presented to UPMC International, a division of UPMC, a concept of the Moscow International Medical Cluster ( MIMC ) and the parties... Read more