hospital equipment and supplies

Summary

Summary: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Excellence in supply chain management--trends and strategies to enhance profitability. Panel discussion
    Bobbie Gerhart
    Mod Healthc 34:29-32. 2004
  2. pmc Interference by new-generation mobile phones on critical care medical equipment
    Erik Jan van Lieshout
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:R98. 2007
  3. ncbi Modern wireless telecommunication technologies and their electromagnetic compatibility with life-supporting equipment
    Mats K E B Wallin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Karolinska Hospital, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Anesth Analg 101:1393-400. 2005
  4. ncbi Mobile phone interference with medical equipment and its clinical relevance: a systematic review
    Nathan Lawrentschuk
    Department of Surgery and Urology, University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital, Level 8, HSB, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:145-9. 2004
  5. ncbi Communication in critical care environments: mobile telephones improve patient care
    Roy G Soto
    Department of Anesthesiology, University at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:535-41. 2006
  6. ncbi Use of cellular telephones in the hospital environment
    Jeffrey L Tri
    Division of Foundation Telecommunications and Network Services, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:282-5. 2007
  7. ncbi Effects of a wireless local area network (LAN) system, a telemetry system, and electrosurgical devices on medical devices in a hospital environment
    K S Tan
    Medical Devices Bureau, Therapeutic Products Programme, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Biomed Instrum Technol 34:115-8. 2000
  8. ncbi No complaints, big savings from e-commerce venture
    Paula DeJohn
    Hosp Mater Manage 28:1, 9. 2003
  9. ncbi Straightening out the supply chain. The biggest dividends come from aligning all the business processes--from requisition to consumption
    Mark Hagland
    Healthc Inform 19:25-8. 2002
  10. ncbi The evolving role of supply chain management technology in healthcare
    Jim Langabeer
    MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:27-33. 2005

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  1. ncbi Excellence in supply chain management--trends and strategies to enhance profitability. Panel discussion
    Bobbie Gerhart
    Mod Healthc 34:29-32. 2004
    ..In support of that mission, four supply chain experts gathered in Chicago recently at Modern Healthcare's offices to discuss the issues they face in their organizations and the strategies they've found most successful in addressing them...
  2. pmc Interference by new-generation mobile phones on critical care medical equipment
    Erik Jan van Lieshout
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:R98. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to assess and classify incidents of electromagnetic interference (EMI) by second-generation and third-generation mobile phones on critical care medical equipment...
  3. ncbi Modern wireless telecommunication technologies and their electromagnetic compatibility with life-supporting equipment
    Mats K E B Wallin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Karolinska Hospital, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Anesth Analg 101:1393-400. 2005
    ..GPRS can be used safely at a distance of 1 m. Terminals/cellular phones using these technologies should be allowed without restriction in public areas because the risk of interference is minimal...
  4. ncbi Mobile phone interference with medical equipment and its clinical relevance: a systematic review
    Nathan Lawrentschuk
    Department of Surgery and Urology, University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital, Level 8, HSB, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:145-9. 2004
    ..To conduct a systematic review of studies on clinically relevant digital mobile phone electromagnetic interference with medical equipment...
  5. ncbi Communication in critical care environments: mobile telephones improve patient care
    Roy G Soto
    Department of Anesthesiology, University at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:535-41. 2006
    ..78; 95% confidence interval, 0.6234-0.9649). The small risks of electromagnetic interference between mobile telephones and medical devices should be weighed against the potential benefits of improved communication...
  6. ncbi Use of cellular telephones in the hospital environment
    Jeffrey L Tri
    Division of Foundation Telecommunications and Network Services, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:282-5. 2007
    ..To determine whether cellular telephones used in a normal way would cause interference with medical devices located in patient care areas of hospitals...
  7. ncbi Effects of a wireless local area network (LAN) system, a telemetry system, and electrosurgical devices on medical devices in a hospital environment
    K S Tan
    Medical Devices Bureau, Therapeutic Products Programme, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Biomed Instrum Technol 34:115-8. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that wireless LAN systems and telemetry systems can be acceptable for use in hospitals. Nevertheless, other systems should be tested on potentially susceptible devices by the hospital before use...
  8. ncbi No complaints, big savings from e-commerce venture
    Paula DeJohn
    Hosp Mater Manage 28:1, 9. 2003
  9. ncbi Straightening out the supply chain. The biggest dividends come from aligning all the business processes--from requisition to consumption
    Mark Hagland
    Healthc Inform 19:25-8. 2002
  10. ncbi The evolving role of supply chain management technology in healthcare
    Jim Langabeer
    MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:27-33. 2005
    ..This piece is based on both quantitative and qualitative research assessments of the healthcare supply chain conducted during the last two years...
  11. ncbi Group plugs standards. CHeS still working toward industry unification
    Robert Neill
    Mater Manag Health Care 14:30-3. 2005
  12. ncbi The supply chain and clinical quality
    Lee Ann Runy
    Hosp Health Netw 79:57-62, 2. 2005
    ..Here's how leading-edge hospitals are changing the process, including adding clinicians to their buying staffs and standardizing how they choose and use products...
  13. ncbi A leg to stand on
    Jonathan Waldstreicher
    Bear Stearns, New York, USA
    Mater Manag Health Care 14:34-7. 2005
  14. ncbi RFID: it's about more than asset tracking
    Rick Krohn
    HealthSense, Inc, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:20-3. 2005
  15. ncbi The supply chain and clinical quality
    Lee Ann Runy
    Mater Manag Health Care 14:21-6. 2005
  16. ncbi Building an efficient supply chain
    Dagmara Scalise
    Hosp Health Netw 79:47-52, 2. 2005
    ..They're also investing in enterprise planning resource software, radio frequency identification and other technologies, using quality data to drive standardization and streamlining processes...
  17. ncbi Patient care. Wireless washings
    Lee Ann Runy
    Hosp Health Netw 79:20. 2005
  18. ncbi Use existing tools to cut supply costs
    Lydon Neumann
    Health Practice Division, Cap Gemini Ernst and Young, New York, USA
    Hosp Mater Manage 27:14-5. 2002
  19. ncbi Evaluation of an infrared/radiofrequency equipment-tracking system in a tertiary care hospital
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Med Syst 27:367-80. 2003
    ..Nursing staff and system users had positive impressions of the system and its potential. Tracking systems can successfully locate hospital equipment and may improve utilization...
  20. ncbi Bacterial contamination of dental chair units in a modern dental hospital caused by leakage from suction system hoses containing extensive biofilm
    M J O'Donnell
    Microbiology Research Unit, Department of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, School of Dental Science and Dublin Dental Hospital, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    J Hosp Infect 59:348-60. 2005
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  21. ncbi Benchmarking as a tool for the improvement of health services' supply departments
    Ivan Dacosta-Claro
    Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Health Serv Manage Res 16:211-23. 2003
    ..As a result of the discovered performing strategies, the possible economies range from 20% to 30% of the actual supply-chain management cost...
  22. ncbi Infection control of lung function equipment: a practical approach
    A H Kendrick
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
    Respir Med 97:1163-79. 2003
    ..Until further studies have been conducted to quantify the degree of risk of cross-infection that lung function test equipment poses, the recommendations given in this review provide a practical approach to dealing with this problem...
  23. ncbi Various technologies at work on the chain gang
    Greg Gillespie
    Health Data Manag 12:42-4, 46, 48. 2004
  24. ncbi Automatically easier. Supply chain benefits from point-of-pull
    Robert Neil
    Mater Manag Health Care 12:18-21. 2003
  25. ncbi Stats. Infection prevention measures
    Bill Martineau
    Freedonia Group, Cleveland, USA
    Mater Manag Health Care 12:39-40. 2003
  26. ncbi Enterprise resource planning: case history. Optimizing the supply chain
    Scott Grove
    Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Manag Technol 25:24-7. 2004
    ..A common materials management platform standardizes products, improves payment controls and enhances decision support for a Minnesota IDN...
  27. ncbi Connecting the supply line. Part 1
    Robert Neil
    Mater Manag Health Care 12:20-4. 2003
  28. ncbi Colonization of personal digital assistants carried by healthcare professionals
    Ali Hassoun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1000-1. 2004
    ..Samples from 75 PDAs were processed. Before cleaning, 96% of the samples were culture positive. After cleaning, 75% became culture negative. PDAs cleaned with an alcohol swab demonstrated significant reduction in colonization...
  29. ncbi Taking cost off supply shelf. Healthcare turning to supply chain management techniques honed by retail, manufacturing to limit inventory, slash expenses
    Susanna Moon
    Mod Healthc 34:26-8. 2004
  30. ncbi Bacterial contamination of enteral nutrition in a paediatric hospital
    S Roy
    Service de Pharmacie Toxicologie, Hopital Robert Debre, 48 Boulevard Serurier, 75019 Paris, France
    J Hosp Infect 59:311-6. 2005
    ..Bacteria present in T(2) samples were pathogenic and multiple in 50% of cases. These results suggest that manipulation of the enteral nutrition bags at the bedside is critical for bacterial safety...
  31. ncbi Just what the doctor ordered
    Stuart Baker
    VHA, Inc, Irving, Tex, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:70-4. 2003
    ..To minimize supply selection based primarily on physician preference, hospitals can take several actions, including providing data support for change and identifying appropriate incentives...
  32. ncbi Streamlining the supply chain
    Lydon Neumann
    Supply Chain Transformation Services, Cap Gemini Ernst and Young Health, Chicago, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:56-62. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi Weighing distribution
    Robert Neil
    Mater Manag Health Care 12:30-2. 2003
  34. ncbi Hailing technology. XML advances despite EDI dependence--one hospital at a time
    Robert Neil
    Mater Manag Health Care 11:22-6. 2002
  35. ncbi Managing logistics costs pays off in lowering overall supply expense
    Paula DeJohn
    Hosp Mater Manage 31:1-3. 2006
  36. ncbi Managing hospital supplies: process reengineering at Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, India
    K V Ramani
    Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
    J Health Organ Manag 20:218-26. 2006
    ..Aims to give an overview of the re-engineering of processes and structures at Gujarat Cancer Research Institute (GCRI), Ahmedabad...
  37. ncbi Bacterial contamination of fabric stethoscope covers: the velveteen rabbit of health care?
    M W Milam
    Infection Control Department, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Florida, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:653-5. 2001
    ..Our study suggests that fabric stethoscope covers represent a potential infection control problem because they are used for prolonged periods, are infrequently laundered, and are contaminated with bacteria...
  38. ncbi Lasso runaway technology and supply chain costs
    Daniel Wilson
    Allied Health Services, and Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Nurs Manage 38:24-30. 2007
  39. ncbi How to spot trouble in steam sterilization
    Walter T Deacon
    Thermo Diagnostics Company LLC, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Mater Manag Health Care 16:34-6. 2007
  40. ncbi On shaking ground. Better rapport is the payoff for vendors who play by the rules
    Sherree Geyer
    Mater Manag Health Care 12:20-4. 2003
  41. ncbi Preparation in short supply. As hospitals plan for emergencies such as a flu pandemic, one challenge is how they'll keep their supply shelves stocked
    Shawn Rhea
    Mod Healthc 37:28-30. 2007
  42. ncbi Management of medical technology: case study of a major acute hospital
    Ian Brown
    Monash University Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, 3800, Australia
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:1778-81. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi GS1 Healthcare US helps push data standards for industry
    Paula DeJohn
    Mater Manag Health Care 17:37. 2008
  44. ncbi Assets no longer MIA
    Susan Birk
    Mater Manag Health Care 17:38-40. 2008
  45. ncbi Synchronization. Standards in motion
    Paula DeJohn
    Mater Manag Health Care 17:30-4. 2008
  46. ncbi Mobile systems make the rounds
    Nancy Torner
    Mater Manag Health Care 17:36-9. 2008
  47. ncbi Worth the push. An ergonomics programs can save time and money
    Dave Carpenter
    Mater Manag Health Care 11:22-4. 2002
  48. ncbi Developing a master plan
    Robert Neil
    Mater Manag Health Care 11:29. 2002
  49. ncbi 2008 Most Wired Supply Chain Innovator Awards
    Bob Kehoe
    Mater Manag Health Care 17:42-8. 2008
  50. ncbi Stocking up on savings. Through supply-side automation and improvements in the purchasing process, a New York healthcare system has slashed millions in costs. Even more is on the way
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 32:28-30, 32, 34 passim. 2002
  51. ncbi Radio frequency identification applications in hospital environments
    Angela M Wicks
    Management Department at Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA
    Hosp Top 84:3-8. 2006
    ..In this article, the authors discuss the potential benefits, the areas of applications, the implementation challenges, and the corresponding strategies of RFID in hospital environments...
  52. ncbi Bundles of joy
    John DiConsiglio
    Mater Manag Health Care 11:14-7. 2002
  53. ncbi Working with physicians can make standardization reality. Merging perspectives
    Leigh Page
    Mater Manag Health Care 11:20-3. 2002
  54. ncbi Build a better supply chain with metrics that work
    Lisa Dietz
    Aspen Health Care Metrics, Englewood, Colo, USA
    Mater Manag Health Care 15:26-8, 30. 2006
  55. ncbi Finances. Gainsharing, step 2
    Terese Hudson Thrall
    Hosp Health Netw 80:22, 24. 2006
  56. ncbi Pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium fortuitum due to contaminated ice machines
    Vincent J LaBombardi
    Department of Pathology, St Vincent s Hospital, New York, New York 10011, USA
    Am J Infect Control 30:184-6. 2002
    ..The majority of these isolates were obtained from patients residing on 1 of 2 wards, prompting an epidemiologic investigation...
  57. ncbi Analyze your costs in 3-D
    Ken Cyr
    Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Revenue-cycle Strateg 4:5. 2007
  58. ncbi Should New South Wales hospital disaster teams be sent to major incident sites?
    A Garner
    NRMA CareFlight New South Wales Medical Retrieval Service, Westmead, Australia
    Aust N Z J Surg 69:702-6. 1999
    ..The options for the provision of a site medical response based upon international and Australian disaster planning guidelines are also reviewed...
  59. pmc Contamination of equipment in emergency settings: An exploratory study with a targeted automated intervention
    Chidi Obasi
    Division of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Surg Innov Res 3:8. 2009
    ..The SUDS device allows for effective and durable decontamination of hospital equipment of varying sizes in the clinical area without disrupting patient care...
  60. ncbi [National registry of Home Enteral Nutrition in 2003]
    M Planas
    Unidad de Nutrición y Dietética, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 21:71-4. 2006
    ..To communicate the information available by the NADYA-SENPE Working Group from patients on Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) in our country during the year 2003...
  61. ncbi Efficiency of hospital cholera treatment in Ecuador
    G Creamer
    Tulane University, A B Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 5:77-87. 1999
    ..The researchers concluded there was an inefficient use of resources in the treatment of cholera in the three hospitals where the research was performed...
  62. ncbi Focus group study of hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers in a teaching hospital in Toronto, Canada
    Ji Hyun Jang
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:144-50. 2010
    ..To understand the behavioral determinants of hand hygiene in our hospital...
  63. ncbi Current use of the artificial urinary sphincter and its long-term durability: a nationwide survey in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:101-4. 2009
    ..A nationwide survey was done to determine contemporary trends in AUS use and its long-term durability...
  64. doi Role of MRSA reservoirs in the acute care setting
    Elizabeth J Halcomb
    School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Centre for Applied Nursing Research, New South Wales Centre for Evidence Based Health Care a collaborating centre of the Joanna Briggs Institute, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Evid Based Healthc 6:50-77. 2008
    ....
  65. ncbi Walkie talkies cause more electromagnetic interference to medical equipment than mobile phones
    D B Stroud
    Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 29:315-20. 2006
    ..It is concluded that, except for emergency services, the use of walkie talkies should be restricted in hospital buildings...
  66. ncbi [The development of hospital medical supplies information management system]
    Shaoping Cao
    Shanghai Children s Medical Center Shanghai affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong Unversity, Shanghai, 200127
    Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 34:186-91. 2010
    ....
  67. ncbi A comparison of open vs laparoscopic pediatric pyeloplasty using the pediatric health information system database--do benefits of laparoscopic approach recede at younger ages?
    Stacy T Tanaka
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Monroe Carell Jr Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 9820, USA
    J Urol 180:1479-85. 2008
    ..We used a multi-institutional database to address the effect of laparoscopic approach on length of stay and postoperative parenteral narcotic use in specific pediatric age groups...
  68. pmc Irritancy and allergic responses induced by topical application of ortho-phthalaldehyde
    Stacey E Anderson
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Toxicol Sci 115:435-43. 2010
    ..The results demonstrate the dermal irritancy and allergic potential of OPA and raise concern about the proposed/intended use of OPA as a safe alternative to glutaraldehyde...
  69. ncbi Continuous fentanyl infusion: use in severe cancer pain
    K L Lenz
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 32:316-9. 1998
    ..To describe the use of a continuous fentanyl infusion in an adult cancer patient...
  70. ncbi Does removing certificate-of-need regulations lead to a surge in health care spending?
    C J Conover
    Duke University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 23:455-81. 1998
    ..It is doubtful that CON regulations have had much effect on quality of care, positive or negative. Such regulations may have improved access, but there is little empirical evidence to document this...
  71. ncbi Modelling the redistribution of hospital supply to achieve equity taking account of patient's behaviour
    Monica Duarte Oliveira
    Engineering and Management Department, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Health Care Manag Sci 9:19-30. 2006
    ..These models show how different policy objectives seeking equity of geographic access or utilisation produce different results and imply trade-offs in terms of reduction in total utilisation...
  72. ncbi Patients' perception of medical photography
    Catherine K Lau
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:e507-11. 2010
    ..An understanding of patients' perception is vital in maintaining a healthy doctor-patient relationship and the avoidance of unnecessary medico-legal consequences. To explore this, an anonymous patient questionnaire survey was conducted...
  73. ncbi An epizootic of highly virulent feline calicivirus disease in a hospital setting in New England
    E M Schorr-Evans
    Bellingham Animal Hospital, 112 Mendon St, Bellingham, MA 02019, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 5:217-26. 2003
    ..Similar to the present epizootic, outbreaks of FCV hemorrhagic disease have been self-limiting, but require prompt application of strict quarantine, isolation, personnel sanitation, and disinfection procedures...
  74. ncbi Operational use and patient care in the monoplace hyperbaric chamber
    L K Weaver
    Department of Medicine, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Respir Care Clin N Am 5:51-92. 1999
    ..It is hoped that further discussion, thought, and research can help elucidate answers to these questions...
  75. ncbi [Francesco Matiassi's 1908 design of the main city hospital of Rijeka]
    Nana Palinić
    Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Rijeka, Croatia
    Acta Med Hist Adriat 8:59-82. 2010
    ..Even though the project was too ambitious and even utopian for a city like Rijeka at the beginning of the 20th century, we cannot but regret that it has not seen the light of day at least in part...
  76. ncbi Patient satisfaction with and recommendation of a hospital: effects of interpersonal and technical aspects of hospital care
    Shou Hsia Cheng
    Institute of Health Policy and Management and Center for Health Policy Research, National Taiwan University, College of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:345-55. 2003
    ..To examine patient satisfaction with and recommendation of a hospital, with a special focus on the correlation of these measures to patient ratings of interpersonal and technical performance of the hospital...
  77. ncbi Art and "the language of well-being" in adolescent health care
    P Thwaite
    Youth Arts Program, Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:71-7. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi [Procedure in case of exposure of hospital's workers to HBV, HCV and HIV]
    Maciej Dancewicz
    Katedra i Klinika Chirurgii Klatki Piersiowej i Nowotworów Collegium Medicum im L Rydygiera w Bydgoszczy Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:671-7. 2005
    ..4 persons are being observed due to an exposition to HCV(+) blood. In all cases until now the treatment has been finished without a diagnosis of the occupational infection...
  79. ncbi Cost-effective medicine: the financial impact that practice guidelines have on outpatient hospital charges in the emergency department
    S J Guterman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 60612, USA
    J Emerg Med 16:215-9. 1998
    ..In conclusion, cost-effective medicine practiced with specific guidelines, based on a patient's chief complaint, significantly reduces unnecessary diagnostic tests and medical treatments ordered by emergency physicians...
  80. ncbi Equipment-related incidents in the operating room: an analysis of occurrence, underlying causes and consequences for the clinical process
    I Wubben
    Department of Health Technology and Services Research, University of Twente, PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e64. 2010
    ..Equipment-related incidents in the operating room (OR) can affect quality of care. In this study, the authors determined the occurrence and effects on the care process in a large teaching hospital...
  81. ncbi Outsourcing: the new age of hospital supply management
    J Cutler
    Baxter Healthcare Corporation
    J Healthc Mater Manage 11:40, 42, 44-5. 1993
    ..Hospital personnel may not be replaced, but their functions will change. The arrangement requires long-term thinking, mutual acceptance of risk and the development of trust...
  82. ncbi The ketogenic diet for the treatment of childhood epilepsy: a randomised controlled trial
    Elizabeth G Neal
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet Neurol 7:500-6. 2008
    ..The ketogenic diet has been widely and successfully used to treat children with drug-resistant epilepsy since the 1920s. The aim of this study was to test the efficacy of the ketogenic diet in a randomised controlled trial...
  83. ncbi The ecology, biology and pathogenesis of Acinetobacter spp.: an overview
    Hamuel James Doughari
    Applied Sciences Faculty, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town 8000, South Africa
    Microbes Environ 26:101-12. 2011
    ..A poor understanding of the organisms and dearth of information about their occurrence especially in developing countries informed the need for this review paper...
  84. ncbi [The nurse's work at a hospital supply center and his/her place in the care for nursing work]
    Silvia Ricci Tonelli Bartolomei

    Rev Esc Enferm USP 40:412-7. 2006
    ..Its transforming potential upon relations and new production modes of care in health, and by the nurse, will occur first through his/her competence in the specific knowledge about CSUs than through his/her administrative skills...
  85. ncbi The performance of material management in health care organizations
    Ivan Dacosta-Claro
    Département de Mathématique et Génie Industriel, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Analyse des Organisations CIRANO, Canada
    Int J Health Plann Manage 17:69-85. 2002
    ..In both cases, the central store service performs merchandise reception and distribution according to the strategies determined by the purchasing service...
  86. ncbi Antifungal prophylaxis following reduced-intensity stem cell transplantation
    M Kami
    Division of Exploratory Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Infect Dis 8:190-202. 2006
    ..Various antifungals have recently been developed and introduced for clinical use. A major change in antifungal management will probably occur within several years...
  87. ncbi [Supply services at health facilities: measuring performance]
    I Dacosta Claro
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 75:321-35. 2001
    ..The system and the indicators have been evaluated with the participation of 17 health services of Quebec (Canada), however, and due to the similarities of the operation, could be equally implemented in Spanish hospitals...
  88. ncbi A colorimetric method for detection of K-ras codon 12 point mutations in DNA extracted from tissue and peripheral blood in pancreatic disorders
    Robert A Ollar
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Biochem Genet 48:577-89. 2010
    ..This approach has the potential to improve K-ras point mutation scans as well as to detect micrometastases in circulating tumor cells...
  89. ncbi [A design of software for management of hospital equipment maintenance process]
    Haiyuan Xie
    Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200092
    Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 34:115-6, 122. 2010
    ..This program can control the maintenance process, increase the efficiency; and be able to fix the equipment location...
  90. ncbi [Designing the architecture of hospital equipment information system]
    Yi dong Wang
    Zhongshan Hospital Fudan University, Shanghai 200032
    Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 33:137-9. 2009
    ..Following the method, we can establish robust HEIS, which can satisfy hospitals' equipment managing regulations, and accord with the work flow. The system has higher accuracy, efficiency and capability to counter risk...
  91. ncbi Medical device evaluation in the United Kingdom: past, present and future
    D C Crawford
    Clinical Engineering Device Assessment and Reporting, Cardiff Medicentre, Cardiff, UK
    J Med Eng Technol 29:108-11. 2005
    ..Following an independent strategic review and the Healthcare Industries Task Force (HITF) recommendations, the Device Evaluation Service is now entering a new and exciting developmental phase...
  92. ncbi The enigma of social support and occupational stress: source congruence and gender role effects
    Terry A Beehr
    Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant 48859 0001, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 8:220-31. 2003
    ..Gender role, however, may moderate the relationship between social support and individual stains such that more feminine people react more strongly and positively to social support than more masculine people do...
  93. ncbi Light and magnetic fields in a neonatal intensive care unit
    J Bullough
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 17:396-405. 1996
    ..There was a high degree of variability in EMF levels, which exceeded 1,000 mG close to certain hospital equipment but averaged 1-2 mG at the nurses' workstation. Fields within incubators exceeded 10 mG...
  94. ncbi Treatment of neuroblastoma using the fused imaging guided radiotherapy (FIGURA) system
    Eyal Fenig
    Institute of Oncology, Radiation Therapy Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Clin Nucl Med 31:256-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe our department's experience with the fused imaging-guided radiotherapy (FIGURA) system for planning radiation treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma...
  95. ncbi Why has the acceptance of laparoscopic hysterectomy been slow? Results of an anonymous survey of Australian gynecologists
    Michelle Englund
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, Australia
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:724-8. 2007
    ..To determine whether Australian gynecologists would like to increase the proportion of hysterectomies they perform laparoscopically and the factors that might limit their acceptance of laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH)...
  96. ncbi Obesity and the orthopedic trauma patient: a review of the risks and challenges in medical and surgical management
    Mary K Mulcahey
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 39:146-52. 2011
    ..This article outlines the scope of the obesity epidemic, reviews the medical consequences of obesity, and highlights surgical considerations specific to the care of orthopedic injuries in the obese trauma patient...
  97. ncbi Caseload volume-outcome relation for pulmonary embolism treatment: association between physician and hospital caseload volume and 30-day mortality
    H C Lin
    School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Thromb Haemost 6:1707-12. 2008
    ..This study sets out to examine the association between physician and hospital pulmonary embolism (PE) caseload volume and subsequent patient outcomes using 3-year nationwide population-based data in Taiwan...
  98. ncbi The extrinsic risk factors for inpatient falls in hospital patient rooms
    Huey Ming Tzeng
    Division of Nursing Business and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:233-41. 2008
    ..An attributional theory of success and failure was adopted, and a proposed typology was used to elicit data, including 3 dimensions as follows: (a) patient room setting and design, (b) hospital equipment, and (c) manpower concerns...
  99. ncbi Rolling out Productive Ward foundation modules across a hospital trust
    Sam Foster
    The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust
    Nurs Times 105:28-30. 2009
    ..This article discusses the initiative and looks at how problems with the hospital supply chain are being addressed...
  100. ncbi Infection control hotline. Will it all come out in the wash?
    Nancy B Bjerke
    Infection Control Associates
    Mater Manag Health Care 16:42-4. 2007
  101. ncbi Turning a "blind eye" to vertical blinds in hospital wards
    J A Karas
    J Hosp Infect 51:75. 2002

Research Grants7

  1. Bringing Men into HIV Prevention in Chile
    Lilian M Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention is low-cost, uses existing infrastructure, and includes careful process evaluation. If the intervention is effective, it can be disseminated for men throughout Chile. ..
  2. Do more hospital beds in an area induce excess demand?
    EROL PEKOZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. VOLUME, OUTCOME, MARKET SHARE & ADMISSION RATES
    Harold Luft; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Tested methods for calculating risk adjustments, modeling conditional choice of hospitals, determining hospital-zip clusters, and refining patient-outcome measures will be applied to the New York data set...
  4. PAF IN PERINATAL CEREBRAL HYPOXIC/ISCHEMIC INJURY
    John Barks; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Morphometry and neurobehavioral testing are the primary indices that will be used to evaluate the stability of the neuroprotective efficacy of neonatal post-hypoxic-ischemic PAFF antagonist treatment, as rats reach maturity. ..
  5. Evaluation of Traumatic Injuries in HCV During Surgery
    DENISE KORNIEWICZ; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multivariate analysis will be conducted and logistic regression to determine the factors predictive of needlestick/sharp injuries to OR personnel. ..
  6. Enhancing Recovery after Neonatal Stroke
    John Barks; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Together these experiments will provide insights into the mechanisms that mediate and modulate functional recovery after neonatal stroke. [unreadable] [unreadable]..