New Projects information at Hospital Management New and updated information from Projects listed on www.hospitalmanagement.net http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/ en-us http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/ New Projects information at Hospital Management http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/content/images/logo_big.gif Polycom and Project ECHO: Saving Lives Throughout New Mexico http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/projectecho/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/projectecho/ The University of New Mexico's Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (Project ECHO) links university healthcare specialists with rural and prison-based clinicians to improve the level of care provided to patients in underserved areas of… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Remote Stroke and Trauma Care with Polycom Telemedicine http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/setonfamily/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/setonfamily/ A not-for-profit organization, the Seton Family of Hospitals is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an eleven-county population of 1.8 million. The organization operates five major medical centers, two community hosp… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Polycom Videoconferencing at the Michigan Department of Corrections http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/michigan-department/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/michigan-department/ The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) manages 48 correctional facilities across an area of 58,110 square miles. The agency administers a range of functions - from medical care to parole hearings - for nearly 49,000 prisoners, 19,000 parolees … Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Video Network: A Model for Innovative Care Delivery at South Carolina Department of Mental Health http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/videonetwork/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/videonetwork/ The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (DMH) is the state's public mental health authority. It operates 17 community-based, outpatient mental health centers which serve all 46 counties in South Carolina. DMH also operates four licensed psych… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Diagnostic LCDs Need Dedicated Standards http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/dedicatedstandards/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/dedicatedstandards/ Diagnostic LCDs have grown increasingly precise since they entered the market some 15 years ago, but they are still judged by the same standards as cathode ray tubes (CRT). Dr Peter M Steven of NDSsi discusses the anachronistic thinking around radiol… Wed, 03 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT Wound Cleansing: A New Dimension in Treatment http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/cleansing-newdimensi/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/cleansing-newdimensi/ Welcare Industries' UCS Ulcer Cleaning System is proving a new and effective alternative to traditional wound-care methods in the ongoing battle against bacteria, according to research. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT The Future in Automatic Medicine Distribution http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/automatic-distributi/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/automatic-distributi/ Using automation from HD Medi to create packages containing specific doses of medicine is a reliable and efficient way of distributing drugs and eliminating administration errors. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Managing Wound Infection http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/managing-wound/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/managing-wound/ PHMB-impregnated foam is increasingly used as an effective alternative to silver, iodine, chlorhexadine and honey when used within existing care pathways for wound management. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Actionable Intelligence http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/actionable-intellige/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/actionable-intellige/ Safety surveillance services and respiratory systems are just some of the dedicated healthcare solutions CareFusion has developed to help measurably improve standards of patient care. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Managing Quality in Care http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/quality-care/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/quality-care/ Designing quality systems should start with defining goals and priorities, says Geert Driessen, manager of scientific affairs and education, perioperative and IV care at 3M Germany. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Rapid Screening for HAIs http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/rapid-screening/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/rapid-screening/ Introducing a PCR-based testing system can help reduce healthcare-associated infection rates for all healthcare institutions across Europe facing MRSA challenges, argues BD Diagnostics. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Improving Patient Turnover http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/patient-turnover/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/patient-turnover/ Introducing Vacuum Assisted Closure therapy systems can help to ensure that patients aren’t in hospital any longer than is necessary and thereby significantly cut costs, says KCI Medical. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Investing in ICT Pays Off http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/investing-ict/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/investing-ict/ Information and communication technology solutions can help to ease administrative workload, improve patient safety and give care workers more free time to spend with patients. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Healing and Protection http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/healing-protection/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/healing-protection/ Diabetic ulcers heal more easily if they are kept moist but not macerated, and are protected from contamination. BSN Medical's Cutimed Siltec dressing meets all these requirements. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT A Sound Strategy http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/sound-strategy/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/sound-strategy/ The flexibility of its software platform and a strong relationship cultivated with the research community has allowed Ultrasonix to quickly and easily plug in the latest ultrasound technologies. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT A New MR Monitoring Concept http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/mr-monitoring/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/mr-monitoring/ A recent development from Schiller, a leading company in MRI patient monitoring, provides safe, day-to-day monitoring for routine or complex MRI examinations. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/sodexo-stanford/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/sodexo-stanford/ Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital were recently recognized as one of 'America's Best Hospitals' and are currently ranked 16th in the United States. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT The Art of Multiwave Ultrasound http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/multiwave-ultrasound/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/multiwave-ultrasound/ The next generation of ultrasound technology, shearwave elastography, promises significant clinical benefits. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Informatics - An Easier Way http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/informatics/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/informatics/ MEDRAD® believes that significant advances in radiology informatics will enable new workflow and cost efficiencies and further personalised care for healthcare professionals. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Total Turnkey Imaging Solution http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/turnkey-imaging/ http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/projects/turnkey-imaging/ Canute International Medical Services (CIMS) offers a unique service to diagnostic imaging departments from the design, build, and refurbishment of clinical rooms through to the provision of an interim mobile equipment solution. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT