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Executive Health Management

Bedside art therapy for cancer patients

2018 24 Apr

A brief bedside visual art intervention (BVAI) facilitated by art educators improved mood and reduced pain and anxiety in a study of inpatients with haematological cancers. The findings indicate that experiences provided by artists within the community may be an adjunct to conventional treatments in patients with cancer-related mood symptoms and pain.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Robots Cut C.difficile Transmissions

2015 18 Oct

According to new research conducted by Penn Medicine infection control specialists, ultraviolet robots can clean rooms and help reduce the transmission of Clostridum difficile among cancer patients by 25 percent.  Blood cancer patients are a group that is more vulnerable to hospital acquired infections. Interventions using UV robots not only reduced... Read more