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Executive Health Management

Saving Money with Surgery Recovery Programme

2016 09 Jan

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)  suggests that the costs of quality improvement programmes that help the recovery process of patients after colorectal surgery are offset by savings that are derived from reduced length of stay at hospitals. The study was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical... Read more

IT Management

Robots Raise Adnexal Surgery Costs, Complications

2014 21 Oct

According to a new study published in the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, using surgical robots for procedures on the ovaries, fallopian tubes or ovarian cysts is associated with higher costs and does not produce better outcomes. The study showed that robotically assisted adnexal surgery had a small but statistically significant increase in complication... Read more

Executive Health Management

A £2m Award To Study Bacterial Polymer Resistance

2014 04 Aug

Morgan Alexander, Professor of Biomedical Surfaces in the School of Pharmacy and Paul Williams, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham, have each received a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award worth a combined £2m. These are the first of its kind awards and the two researchers have been... Read more

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