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Rising to the challenge of patient safety in a new era

Rising to the challenge of patient safety in a new era

Proactive patient safety and risk prevention are key to helping healthcare organisations surveil and mitigate global and local risks. Currently, the world is in crisis...
Ensuring high quality PPE for proper infection control

Ensuring high quality PPE for proper infection control

In this article, Stephane Gobron, engineering consultant and freelance medical writer at Kolabtree, the freelance platform for scientists, explores three ways freelancers can help...
Higher rates of pain and bleeding in women with Essure implants

Higher rates of pain and bleeding in women with Essure implants

Global law firm PGMBM has welcomed the publication of new data regarding the safety and side-effects of permanent birth control device Essure. The interim results...
Improving patient safety in the NHS with point-of-care scanning

Improving patient safety in the NHS with point-of-care scanning

A new report has highlighted how point-of-care scanning in the NHS can help to improve patient safety, saving the NHS millions of pounds. Six NHS...
EpiShuttle: a revolution in patient transport

EpiShuttle: a revolution in patient transport

The EpiShuttle, a single-patient isolation and transport system, has the potential to lower costs, save time, and protect patients. Norwegian medical technology company EpiGuard was...
Quality control and analysis in medical cannabis production

Quality control and analysis in medical cannabis production

MCN speaks to independent consulting firm NNE about how quality control, testing, and analysis in medical cannabis production can benefit patients. Independent consultancy NNE operates...
Care providers could face £6bn extra in COVID-19 infection control costs

Care providers could face £6bn extra in COVID-19 infection control costs

New research has highlighted that COVID-19 infection control costs could see care providers in the UK facing a bill of an extra £6bn. Providing Personal...
Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming for uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as incorporating ‘computer vision’, can improve the safety of robotic prosthetics for users. Walking on different...
Healthcare professionals need adequate PPE to treat COVID-19 patients

Healthcare professionals need adequate PPE to treat COVID-19 patients

We cannot expect healthcare professionals to treat COVID-19 patients without adequate personal protective equipment (PPE), an expert has wrote. Writing in the Journal of Medical...
COVID-19: controlling infections in CT exam areas

COVID-19: controlling infections in CT exam areas

Controlling infections can be difficult in tight spaces. In a new article, radiologists from Shanghai have highlighted the measures taken during CT examination processes...
Managing diabetes with telehealth during COVID-19 pandemic

Managing diabetes with telehealth during COVID-19 pandemic

Telehealth is offering a solution for managing diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients living with diabetes are in the ‘high risk’ category for contracting coronavirus,...
HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) wants to ensure all healthcare workers are protected through the proper fitting of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE). Britain’s national...

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