Search Tag: preventable deaths

Cardiology Management

Why Do We Keep Ignoring the World’s Leading Killer?

2021 01 Jun

High blood pressure is the world’s leading killer. It will kill more people than COVID-19, and, in usual circumstances, more than all infectious diseases combined. However, very little coverage or importance is given to this deadly condition, even though high blood pressure is a preventable risk factor. It can be prevented by reducing dietary sodium.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Latest Tips for HIT and Patient Safety

2017 17 Apr

This year, the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit focused on 13 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS), which the Patient Safety Movement believes can reduce the number of preventable deaths in hospitals to zero by 2020. In addition to general issues that are of concern across the healthcare... Read more