Tag Archives: Concerns

4 ways lean health care helps hospitals confront sepsis and other safety concerns

Patient safety is a top health care priority, but determining how to consistently ensure highest quality can be a complex process that doesn’t always provide a clear path toward action. Confronting safety concerns—and preventing patient harm, delays, and errors in care—can be even more challenging in larger organizations in which support from executives, clinical and… Read More »

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

In the coronavirus age, loneliness and social isolation are pressing concerns for healthcare

As of this week, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has afflicted close to half a million people worldwide, putting an unprecedented strain on health systems and healthcare workers as they tend to the sick and also get sick. But countless others — perhaps millions — are affected by the virus in a different way: Locked into… Read More »

Concerns About Keto Diets

There are many concerns about  Keto Diets. The primary one is that these diets eliminate too many healthful foods to be advisable for the general population. This diet may help you lose weight but as with any diet, the weight will come back when you return to your old way of eating. If you are… Read More »

HIMSS AsiaPac 18 – Interoperability and security as top concerns of military health leaders

Setting the context regarding military health systems for the broad audience who may not have direct experience with them or understand how they work, Dr Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS, who is also the moderator of the IMHIT panel on Day Two of the conference, explained that the populations in military health systems are… Read More »