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NHS e-health systems ‘risk patient safety’

NHS e-health systems ‘risk patient safety’

Hospitals across England are using 21 separate electronic systems to record patient health care – risking patient safety, researchers suggest. A team at Imperial College say the systems cannot “talk” to each other, making cross-referencing difficult and potentially leading to “errors”. Of 121 million patient interactions, there were 11 million where information from a previous [...]

December 8, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on NHS e-health systems ‘risk patient safety’

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone.  Most of these deaths are avoidable. The personal, social and economic impact of patient harm leads to losses of trillions of US dollars worldwide. The World Health Organization is focusing global [...]

September 15, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

patient navigators can help enhance cancer screening quotes

patient navigators can help enhance cancer screening quotes

the usage of affected person navigators — those who help patients receive healthcare offerings —improved cancer screening fees among low-profits and ethnic minority patients, a brand new have a look at reviews. “these findings demonstrate how powerful affected person navigators may be for patients who, for a variety of motives, come across limitations to receiving [...]

June 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on patient navigators can help enhance cancer screening quotes

Patient positioning may impede accuracy of breast MRI

Patient positioning may impede accuracy of breast MRI

There’s proof that the position a woman is located in at some point of her pre-surgical breast MRI may want to have an effect on — for higher or worse — the scan‘s accuracy. The small look at, from radiologists at Brigham and girls‘s sanatorium in Boston, shows that MRI pix takenbefore breast cancer surgery [...]

June 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Patient positioning may impede accuracy of breast MRI