Search Tag: best practices

ICU Management

Keeping Best Practices in Critical Care During COVID-19

2020 11 Aug

COVID-19 poses several challenges and has made it difficult to measure ICU performance. Sticking to evidence-based interventions can go a long way in improving outcomes and resource utilisation. How it Started Taking care of a COVID-19 patient comes with an initial surprise: there is no standard mindset to guide the physician’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

Where Are the Most Effective Anti-COVID-19 Strategies?

2020 27 Mar

The majority of countries have introduced at least some nation-wide measures aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The measures include stopping/limiting international and domestic movement, closing educational facilities, banning public gatherings or announcing quarantine, to name a few.   You may... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19: We Want to Hear From You

2020 25 Mar

For the past two months, have been covering the appearance of SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes COVID-19.   Our editorial team have brought you the latest news on how healthcare is dealing with COVID-19 across Executive Management, Cardiology, HIT and Imaging. We’ve looked at diagnosis methods as researchers release... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDLAB debuts in Europe with multi-track Barcelona congress

2017 12 Sep

After years of operating successful MEDLAB events around Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, has announced that the laboratory industry series will be expanding into Europe. MEDLAB Europe takes place at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain, from 13-15 September 2017. More than 3,000 industry professionals... Read more

IT Management

Best Practice Alerts in EMR Provide Near-Time Education to Physicians

2015 19 Jan

Researchers in New Hampshire have discovered that the implementation of an alert function in the electronic medical record (EMR) can inform physicians about the most up-to-date best practice guidelines. The EMR’s “best practice alert” allowed pathologists to remind physicians about the latest evidence at the moment of each transfusion order, which... Read more

IT Management

Big Data Tackles Alarm Fatigue

2014 22 Dec

One issue that hospitals across the US have to continually deal with is alarm fatigue, which results from well-meaning but often misguided attempts to monitor patient safety. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, for example, has an ongoing pilot project to curb alarm fatigue by redefining guidelines on vital signs that trigger alarms. The... Read more