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4/15/2021 PA Headline ... Last Updated: 9 hours ago A tally by Johns Hopkins University shows nearly three million deaths have been linked to Covid-19 worldwide. A top official from the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Europe has ... from journalists on COVID19 and advancing quality of care and patient safety in the European Region https://t.co/lV98CjH0vo‚Ai WHO/Europe (@WHO_Europe) April 15, 2021 Addressing recent concerns about vaccines, Dr Hans Kluge ...
4/13/2021 Integrating a COVID-19 Discharge Pathway Tool into the EHR EHR Intelligence Latest Health IT News Integrating a COVID-19 Discharge Pathway Tool into the EHR The COVID-19 discharge process can be complex, but a Colorado-based health system integrated an EHR tool to improve patient ... additional hospitals, to standardize the care transition process and improve patient safety. Dig DeeperThe research group aimed to build consensus on discharge readiness criteria, collect and summarize discharge criteria for various discharge locations, and ...
4/12/2021 Texarkana Micro Hospital Makes Macro Difference During the Pandemic ... COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, and Nutex-owned Texarkana Emergency Center & Hospital has risen to the challenge every day since by offering exceptional care to their community when it mattered most.At the first sign of COVID-19, Texarkana Emergency Center & Hospital immediately sprung into action and increased patient safety, caregiver protection, and the frequency of thorough cleaning and decontamination. Cindy Young, Chief Executive Officer of Texarkana Emergency ...
4/8/2021 Syft® Survey Reveals How Hospital Supply Chains Impact Nurses, Patient Safety, and Margins | Markets Insider Business Insider ... their perspectives of hospital supply chains. The findings reveal that nurses face significant supply chain management problems that impact efficiency, patient safety, and hospital margins. Conducted in February 2021 by Sage Growth Partners, a healthcare ... to improve their supply chains after seeing vulnerabilities exposed by COVID-19, but these findings show that they won't be successful until they start factoring in the nurse experience," says Todd Plesko , CEO of Syft ...
4/8/2021 Colorado investigating COVID-19 vaccines that were in use when Adams County site shut down Wednesday ... announced Thursday that they found no sign of a problem after an unexpected number of reactions to Johnson & Johnson‚Aos COVID-19 vaccine at a mass-inoculation site in Commerce City led to its early ... community clinic is well-staffed with medical professionals who take patient safety with the utmost seriousness, just as they did at yesterday‚Aos clinic.‚AuThe Food and Drug Administration checked with other locations that ...
4/7/2021 Improving Sepsis Care: Three Paths to Better Outcomes Posted in Outcomes Improvement , Patient Safety and Value-Based Care .During the COVID-19 pandemic, medical attention has heavily focused on treating affected patients and preventing or slowing transmission. Meanwhile, non-COVID-19 diseases and conditions have continued to impact healthcare consumers, demanding that providers maintain and enhance strategies around other serious conditions.Sepsis, for example, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , affects at least 1.7 million ...
4/6/2021 COVID-19 pandemic should ease, but annual booster shots may be needed COVID-19 pandemic should ease, but annual booster shots may be needed Ken Gordon The Columbus Dispatch (TNS) Apr 6, 2021Dr. Raphael Quansah, medical director at Decatur Morgan Hospital, receives the Covid-19 vaccine ... of the hour," said Dr. Iahn Gonsenhauser, chief quality and patient safety officer for Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center. "Everyone wants to know what this will look like moving forward. Among the medical community ...
4/6/2021 COVID-19 Prevention Google Doodle Promotes Wearing Masks as Several States Lift Mandates MSN ... mandates in recent days, including Indiana where the state's mask requirement will become a "mask advisory" from Tuesday. ASP Explores: Patient Safety w/ Reps. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) & Raul Ruiz (D-CA) Watch: Police ... are still important. Wear a mask and save lives. "As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, help stop the spread by following these steps," the Doodle says, linking out to the latest ...
4/6/2021 Key Lessons from COVID-19 & How We Can Better Support our Healthcare Provider HIT Consultant Leave a Comment Peter Ziese PhD, MD, Head of Clinical Strategy and Innovation, PhilipsCOVID-19 has been a novel pandemic in many ways beyond the actual virus itself ‚Ai from the irreparable impacts it ... into clinician training; and improving infection control protocols through technology.Patient Safety Starts with Clinician SafetyHealthcare workers are experiencing unparalleled amounts of stress, and high-stress levels existed even before COVID-19 began, with ...
4/4/2021 COVID-19 vaccine likely will be added to list of routine booster shots At a recent COVID-19 vaccination clinic, a woman about to get her shot asked the nurse, ‚AuAre we going to have to do this every year?‚Au ‚AuWe don‚Aot know yet," the nurse ... the hour,‚Au said Dr. Iahn Gonsenhauser, chief quality and patient safety officer for Ohio State University‚Aos Wexner Medical Center . ‚AuEveryone wants to know what this will look like moving forward. Among the medical ...
4/2/2021 Covid-19: Seven UK blood clot deaths after AstraZeneca vaccine - BBC News BBC ... any risk.The World Health Organization and the European Medicines Agency have echoed this conclusion.A spokeswoman for AstraZeneca said: "Patient safety remains the company's highest priority."However, concern has led to other countries including ... executive of the MHRA, said: "The benefits‚A¶ in preventing Covid-19 infection and its complications continue to outweigh any risks and the public should continue to get their vaccine when invited to do so ...
4/1/2021 National study examines US mammography screening rates during COVID-19 pandemic In looking at the broader impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health and wellbeing, public health experts are examining screening rates for cancer. A new study looking at U.S. mammography screening rates during the ... as healthcare facilities adapted new protocols to ensure staff and patient safety. 355050Times Visited: 2669 Servicing GE/Siemens Nuclear Medicine equipment with OEM trained engineers Numed, a well established company in business since 1975 ...
4/1/2021 Highlands-Cashiers Hospital team members work to build a culture of safety NewsBy Highlands-Cashiers Hospital CEO Tom NealPatient safety is a term you hear constantly in the healthcare industry, and though the two words are simple and easy to understand, the efforts to ensure ... our mission to keep our patients safe, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. They assure the facility is clean and disinfected and our team is excellent. No matter what department you work in here, your ...
4/1/2021 National Study Examines U.S. Mammography Screening Rates during COVID-19 Pandemic Posted by Keri Stephens Apr 1, 2021 Mammography
In looking at the broader impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health and wellbeing, public health experts are examining screening rates for cancer.A new study ... as healthcare facilities adapted new protocols to ensure staff and patient safety.In April 2020, screening mammography utilization was only 1% of expected volume based on comparative historical data. However, by July 2020, rates had ...
3/31/2021 NHS National Services Scotland Further Improves Patient Safety with Implementation of Genesis Clinical Traceability Across Hundreds of Hospitals | Business Wire Business Wire ... patient safety, reduce costs, and realise greater clinical efficiency. The agreement represents a strategic investment that will enable NHS Scotland sites to alleviate specific pain points in the height of the pandemic while paving the way for long-term improvements.NSS‚Aos pursuit of complete clinical traceability was initially prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in global shortages of PPE and ICU critical consumables. Genesis Protect, a data ...
3/31/2021 AniCura presents the Quality and Sustainability Report for 2020 - AniCura Since 2015, AniCura has issued an annual quality report covering the developments within quality and patient safety as well as a reduction of antibiotic use among AniCura‚Aos clinics. The report for 2020 describes the developments during COVID-19 and best practices in veterinary care, people and the benefits of strong company values.- AniCura continues to stand strong and grow rapidly as a leading provider of modern high-quality veterinary ...
3/31/2021 AniCura presents the Quality and Sustainability Report for 2020 | Markets Insider Business Insider STOCKHOLM , March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2015, AniCura has issued an annual quality report covering the developments within quality and patient safety as well as a reduction of antibiotic use among AniCura's clinics. The report for 2020 describes the developments during COVID-19 and best practices in veterinary care, people and the benefits of strong company values. AniCura continues to stand strong and grow rapidly as a leading provider of ...
3/31/2021 National study examines US mammography screening rates during COVID-19 pandemic ... mammograms remain an issue Credit: University of Vermont Larner College of MedicineIn looking at the broader impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health and wellbeing, public health experts are examining screening rates for ... as healthcare facilities adapted new protocols to ensure staff and patient safety.In April 2020, screening mammography utilization was only 1% of expected volume based on comparative historical data. However, by July 2020, rates had ...
3/31/2021 National study examines US mammography screening rates during COVID-19 pandemic by University of VermontIn looking at the broader impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health and wellbeing, public health experts are examining screening rates for cancer. A new study looking at U.S. mammography ... as healthcare facilities adapted new protocols to ensure staff and patient safety.In April 2020, screening mammography utilization was only 1% of expected volume based on comparative historical data. However, by July 2020, rates had ...
3/31/2021 Women of Influence- Health Care: Ramona Pratt ... COVID-19 operations. Throughout the pandemic, Pratt has shown resilient leadership, providing expert guidance and working closely with front line staff and nursing leadership to ensure patients of PIH Health are provided outstanding compassionate care. Under her leadership, the organization has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Outstanding Patient Experience Award and Patient Safety Excellence Award by Healthgrades, as well as the NRC Health Excellence Award, which it has ...
3/29/2021 March 29 COVID19 media briefing | Henry Ford Health System - Detroit, MI ... international expert recognized for excellence in the field of skin diseases.Read More When It‚Aos Your Turn, Get Your COVID-19 Vaccination March 18, 2021 , community partners make unified call to action for people ... the site's medical director.Read More 2 Hospitals Earn Top Patient Safety Award March 10, 2021 Henry Ford Allegiance, Henry Ford Macomb among 14 hospitals statewide honored.Read More Names 4 New Members to Board ...
3/27/2021 Canadian police looking at doctor in deaths ... patient safety and the routine activity at the hospital will not be affected by the investigation. Back in lockdown The Ontario government is again moving the city of Hamilton, Ontario and district into a lock-down after a concerning increase in COVID-19 cases. The area, with a population approaching 600,000 west of Toronto, faces the action on Monday. ‚AuOver the last week, we have continued to see some concerning ...
3/26/2021 Do people with COVID antibodies still need to be vaccinated? Kettering Health expert weighs in ... patient safety officer for Kettering Health Network. What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccineHe said there are a few reasons for that. While people may think the natural antibodies are protection enough, they are not as strong as those developed in response to the vaccine. And with variant strains now evolving, antibodies from the original strain may not be enough to prevent continued spread.‚AuIn certain ...
3/25/2021 It Has Been One Year Since Cuomo Ordered Nursing Homes to Accept COVID Patients ... to Accept COVID Patients By Andrew KerrNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo‚Aos administration ordered nursing homes to accept recovering COVID-19 patients from hospitals one year ago on Thursday.Over 9,000 recovering virus patients ... unenforceable, and above all, not in the least consistent with patient safety.‚AuThe Daily Caller News Foundation reported on May 15 that the Cuomo administration began knowingly undercounting nursing home deaths around May 3 ...
3/25/2021 Health care workers at Methodist Hospital of Southern California voice patient safety concerns ... patient safety concerns Caregiver and Healthcare Employees Union March 24, 2021 CHEU members to hold picket and car caravan to alert publicHealth care workers at Methodist Hospital of Southern California, in Arcadia, Calif. will hold a picket and car caravan on Friday, March 26 to highlight their patient safety concerns, including short-staffing and poor infection control throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, announced Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union (CHEU) today ...