Health Facilities

The challenge to avoid anti-malarial medicine stock-outs in an era of funding partners: the case of Tanzania.

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Jun 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: Between 2007 and 2013, the Tanzanian public sector received 93.1 million doses of first-line anti-malarial artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in the form of artemether-lumefantrine entirely supplied by funding partners.

Automation is key to managing a population's health.

Publication Date: 
Apr 24, 2012

Online tools for automating population health management can help healthcare organizations meet their patients' needs both during and between encounters with the healthcare system. These tools can facilitate: The use of registries to track patients' health status and care gaps.

Developing a full-cycle mHealth strategy.

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Jan 21, 2013

Healthcare executives today must balance an increasing number of operational dimensions, many of which were not factors as recently as ten or even five years ago.

Using portable digital technology for clinical care and critical incidents: a new model.

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Aug 01, 2005

The number of patients suffering adverse incidents during treatment in hospitals is not declining. The cost of this poor safety record in Australia is 1 billion dollars to 4.7 billion dollars each year. Quality and safety initiatives focus on promoting adverse event reporting.

Using digital videos displayed on personal digital assistants (PDAs) to enhance patient education in clinical settings.

Publication Date: 
Oct 23, 2007

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effects of using an audiovisual animation (i.e., digital video) displayed on a personal digital assistant (PDA) for patient education in a clinical setting.

Electromagnetic immunity of medical devices: the European regulatory framework.

Publication Date: 
Oct 16, 2007

In this paper, the international standards and the European Regulation on medical devices are discussed, with particular attention to the collateral standards and the particular standards concerning the electromagnetic compatibility and immunity of medical devices.