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News on public health research and national as well as international health policies. Edited by MEDICA.de and several associations.

 
 

Interview: Xenex Disinfection Services

Interview: Xenex Disinfection Services A still current topic are hospital acquired infections. There are several ways to counteract them. Xenex Disinfection Services LLC is a company who is specialized on a solution based on UV lights. MEDICA-tradefair.com followed up.Interview: Xenex Disinfection Services - Read more

Interview: Xenex Disinfection Services LLC

Photo: Preview picture of video A still current topic are hospital acquired infections. There are several ways to counteract them. Xenex Disinfection Services LLC is a company who is specialized on a solution based on UV lights. MEDICA-tradefair.com followed up.Interview: Xenex Disinfection Services LLC - Read more

Too much foot traffic in and out of operating rooms

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Photo: A surgeon performing [16/11/2015] Opening doors too often can interfere with airflow systems that reduce infection risk: A "secret shopper" style study by researchers at Johns Hopkins analyzing foot traffic in and out of operating rooms suggests that for the sake of patient safety, OR teams may want to stay put more often.Too much foot traffic in and out of operating rooms - Read more

The end of stethoscope?

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Photo: doctor using HeartBud [12/11/2015] The iconic stethoscope we've become accustomed to seeing draped around the necks of doctors and healthcare providers may someday be replaced by smartphones and a new portable device, called HeartBuds, that is slightly larger than a quarter. The end of stethoscope? - Read more

The art of appropriate patient selection for heart procedures

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Graphic: coronary arteries with and without a stent [10/11/2015] A decline in the number of heart patients undergoing unnecessary PCI (angioplasty) procedures reflects improvements in clinical decision-making and documentation to determine which patients benefit most from the procedure, according to new findings by Yale School of Medicine researchers.The art of appropriate patient selection for heart procedures - Read more

Esophageal cancer: increased patient safety thanks to the ”Da Vinci“ surgical system

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Image: Esophageal Cancer [09/11/2015] Interview with Professor Jürgen Weitz, Director of the Clinic and Polyclinic of Visceral, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at the Technical University DresdenEsophageal cancer: increased patient safety thanks to the ”Da Vinci“ surgical system - Read more

Kids with asthma can avoid the ER by avoiding the ER

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Photo: little boy with inhaler [06/11/2015] Probability of future emergency department visits jumps to 87 percent with 5 acute care visits, researchers say. Kids with asthma can avoid the ER by avoiding the ER - Read more

Early hospitalization key to survival for Ebola victims

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Graphic:  The way of Ebola [03/11/2015] A retrospective study of Ebola epidemics in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) suggested that each day of delay in hospital admittance was associated with an 11% increased risk of death for Ebola patients during epidemics.Early hospitalization key to survival for Ebola victims - Read more

A new world: hybrid operating room workstation

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[02/11/2015] Performing surgery in a hybrid operating room is meant to be a relief for the staff and offer patients new options for treatment. What is actually so different about this hybrid operating room and what should you keep in mind during the planning process? MEDICA.de asked Dr. Sven Seifert of the Clinic for Thoracic, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Clinical Research Center Chemnitz.A new world: hybrid operating room workstation - Read more

Medical Home Network decreases hospital readmissions

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Photo: Physician and patient at video conference [30/10/2015] The Medical Home Network (MHN) collaboration in Chicago is changing the way health care is being delivered to Medicaid patients through the use of innovative technology combined with a highly efficient, patient-centered and team-based model of care.Medical Home Network decreases hospital readmissions - Read more

 
 

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