Search Tag: clinical outcomes

IMAGING Management

Interventional Radiology Proved to Be More Cost-Effective

2023 13 Apr

A recent literature review was conducted to assess cost research in interventional radiology (IR). The evidence demonstrated that interventional radiology produces good clinical outcomes whilst also defeating surgery on cost effectiveness.   62 studies published between 2016 and 2022 were included in the study; assessment included adult and pediatric... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Room Features Impact Clinical Outcomes

2022 18 Nov

A study led by the University of Michigan investigated whether certain hospital room features may affect a patient’s recovery after high risk surgery. There is particular interest as to whether certain hospital room features can impact mortality and length of stay post-surgery.   Prior research already shed light on this matter, having demonstrated... Read more

ICU Management

Does Antimicrobial Resistance Affect Clinical Outcomes in the ICU?

2022 14 Oct

An overview of antimicrobial resistance and its impact on clinical outcomes in the ICU.  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been defined as a major threat to healthcare and to humanity by the World Health Organization (WHO 2015). The level of evidence for the association between AMR and hospital deaths, hospital length of stay and healthcare-associated... Read more

ICU Management

Improving Clinical Outcomes With Early Enteral Nutrition

2022 14 Oct

An overview of the benefits of early enteral nutrition, clinical evidence and recommendations, reasons for delayed enteral feeding in critically ill patients and optimal solutions. Early enteral nutrition is proven to improve clinical outcomes and reduce acute care costs. Nutrition clinicians support the belief that enteral nutrition is... Read more

Executive Health Management

What Were Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients in U.S.?

2021 08 Mar

Almost 1 in 3 COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU in U.S. hospitals died, although the mortality rate decreased over the course of the pandemic, a new study shows.   You might also like: According to SIREN study being conducted by Public Health England, those who were previously infected with COVID-19 are likely to be immune against... Read more

IT Management

Questions to Ask About Chatbots

2020 28 Jul

The application of conversational agents (CAs, or chatbots) in healthcare is just beginning, but there are a number of c linical, legal, and ethical aspects to be considered by clinicians and organisations.   You might also like: Chatbot Use in Mental Health: Decisive Factors   The COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst... Read more

IT Management

Canon Medical introduces collaborative imaging for improved patient-centric care

2019 28 Feb

Fusion of Multiple Imaging Modalities with Innovative Clinical Applications Helps Providers Improve Clinical, Operational and Financial Outcomes while Reducing Cybersecurity Risks   Today, Canon Medical Systems Europe B.V. launches Collaborative Imaging, a novel approach to health care that puts integrated imaging intelligence at the center of... Read more

Cardiology Management

Guideline adherence and survival in aortic stenosis

2017 12 Sep

Guideline adherence for serial evaluations in aortic stenosis is associated with increased survival rate and improved clinical outcomes, according to new research published in JAMA Cardiology. The findings support the need for close monitoring of patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis and help to validate current guidelines for serial evaluations.... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Admission for the Very Elderly: A Cost Analysis

2017 23 May

Considering the poor clinical outcomes, and that many intensive care unit (ICU) admissions may be undesired by very elderly patients (aged 80 or older), ICU costs in this population are substantial, according to a new study published in the journal Critical Care. "Our finding that a preference for comfort care predicted a lower cost independent of... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership

2017 16 Feb

Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number of diseases are treated successfully and people enjoy a better quality of life even into old age. Yet, while much is being done to discover new ways to improve patients' lives, we now see radical changes to structures, incentives, and processes within healthcare to sustain provision... Read more