Tag Archives: Patient

Growing cyberattacks on hospitals may soon hit bottom lines, patient care: Fitch

Dive Brief: U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems have been under such relentless cyberattacks in recent months that it is beginning to be a threat to their bottom lines, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. Fitch says the issue has become increasingly serious over the past 18 months, citing data from the firm Bitglass… Read More »

Patient surveillance system helps reduce sepsis-related mortality by 53%

Sepsis is the deadliest and most expensive condition treated in hospital critical care units, with septic shock carrying a 34% mortality rate. Early sepsis detection is critical to saving lives and decreasing the cost of care. THE PROBLEM In absolute terms, hospital admissions for sepsis outnumber admissions for stroke, acute myocardial infarction and trauma combined, so… Read More »

Mission Hospital McDowell Prioritizes Patient Safety at All Times, Lowers Risk with Proactive, Facility-Wide Approach

Carol Wolfenbarger By Carol Wolfenbarger, MSN, RN, FACHE Patient safety is at the core of everything we do at Mission Hospital McDowell (MHM). In recognition of World Patient Safety Day (September 17), this month we’re highlighting the many layers of safety-oriented protocol and systems in place that exist here at MHM to create a safety… Read More »

Diet plan for anemia patient

For example. For example: Teenagers require increased iron to support growth spurts, and Women need more iron than men to replace iron that is lost through menstruation. Fish, especially the shelled variety, is one of the best ways plan supplement your diet if you’re anemic, explain both Smith and Moskovitz. Some seafood provides heme iron.… Read More »