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Logistics processes in hospitals

Dear Sir or Madam,

Have you ever asked yourself how and where to patient samples in the hospital are sent or how hospital waste is disposed of? And who actually makes sure that every patient will receive a bed and meals there? In the hospital, there are a number of more or less visible processes that hold the whole picture together. Find out more about the role of logistics in hospitals in our current Topic of the Month.

Have a colourful week,

Julia Unverzagt
Editorial team
image: 12 - 15 November 2018, MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine in Düsseldorf

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Topic of the Month: hospital logistics
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Of streams and flows – the importance of hospital logistics

Topic of the Month

Image: Hospital warehouse in which a woman with a coat, clipboard and shopping carts is standing; Copyright:
In a hospital, the well-being of patients has top priority. In order to ensure this, medical, sterile and food supplies must be provided quickly and efficiently. Every day in the hospital therefore requires a logistical masterpiece. Digital solutions and automated technologies are particularly useful for storing, ordering, transporting and disposing various products.
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Of streams and flows – the importance of hospital logistics

Research & Technology

For children with respiratory infections, antibiotics with narrower targets are better

CHOP researchers find outcomes are similar, but broader-spectrum antibiotics have higher risk of adverse effects.
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Research & Technology

People with diabetes face increased risk of infections

Diabetes patients have an increased risk of suffering serious infections or death compared to the general public, new research has shown. The study analysed the electronic GP and hospital records of more than 100,000 English adults aged 40 to 89 years with a diabetes diagnosis, and compared them to those without a diabetes diagnosis.
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