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Navigating the Intersection Where Healthcare Laundry and Infection Prevention Meet

By John Scherberger BS, FAHE, CHESP Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles about the role of healthcare laundry in infection prevention. Remember learning intersection safety in driver’s ed? We were warned that intersections could be dangerous because they’re where vehicles, pedestrians, runners and cyclists are converging in the same space….

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Sepsis Mortality Rate on the Rise

By Maria Castellucci  | September 25, 2017 While the number of cases of sepsis—one of the most deadly and costly conditions at hospitals—remained flat over a five-year period, mortality from the condition was worse than previously estimated, a new JAMA study has found. Sepsis was present in 6% of hospitalizations from 2009 to 2014. At the same time, sepsis accounted…

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Artificial Intelligence Will Redesign Healthcare

Artificial intelligence has an unimaginable potential. Within the next couple of years, it will revolutionize every area of our life, including medicine. I am fully convinced that it will redesign healthcare completely – and for the better. Let’s take a look at the promising solutions it offers. There are various thought leaders who believe that…

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Artificial Pancreas

The burden is eased all day, and you sleep safely through the night Imagine a future where tight glucose control is maintained automatically and with ease. Why it matters Currently, managing type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a never-ending, difficult chore because the body often defies even the most vigilant efforts to keep blood sugar at…

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Breakthrough Device Heals Organs with a Single Touch

Device instantly delivers new DNA or RNA into living skin cells to change their function Researchers have developed a device that can switch cell function to rescue failing body functions with a single touch. The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), injects genetic code into skin cells, turning those skin cells into other types of…

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The Digital Technology Fighting Epidemics

Medical technology is helping professionals to monitor epidemics and better battle their spread. by: Juliet Van Wagenen Widely and quickly spreading diseases are a huge concern for medical professionals everywhere. While treatments are still in development, technology can help mitigate some concern when it comes to tracking and effectively tackling these ailments. Computer Modeling Creates More…

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Turn Job Interview Questions to Your Advantage

One of our favorite articles, when preparing for an interview. Great strategies that can make a huge difference in the interview process. Published on August 18, 2017 Gary Lam As you walk out of the interview and take the lift down, you wonder how you did in the interview, you ask yourself whether you answered their questions…

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60 Hiring Statistics You Need to Know for 2017

Summary based on posted By Jennifer Gladstone / June 1, 2017  Hiring a new employee can affect everything from company culture to company profits. So, it’s no wonder the interview process can take about a month and almost two months to give an official offer to an applicant. With more and more millennials entering the workforce and…

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The Top 15 Fascinating Hiring Statistics for 2017

Summary based on original article published February 7th, 2017 by Halden Ingwersen in Talent Management With a new year always comes new changes in the job market with regard to what recruiters are looking for and what marketable skills potential hirees can contribute to the workforce. Companies big and small can experience different demands every year and those needs come…

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Healthcare News

Amazon has a secret health tech team called 1492

Becker’s Healthcare | Julie Spitzer | July 27, 2017 “Amazon reportedly has a secret healthcare team exploring new technology opportunities in healthcare, including both hardware and software projects, according to CNBC. The experimental lab is headquartered in Seattle and named 1492, two sources familiar with the matter told CNBC. Its team of researchers is looking at ways to…

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