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Times are changing for Imaging Departments

What are hospitals really struggling with these days when it comes to medical imaging equipment? I interviewed a handful of senior leaders across IDNs, hospitals and imaging centers. 460 more words


Psychiatric nurses paid outstanding salary arrears - Ghana

The Controller and Accountant General’s Department has transferred GHC756,000 to pay all outstanding salary arrears of striking nurses at the three psychiatric hospitals in the country.  307 more words


Game Theory: chess, Jenga, frailty and the future of the NHS

Liz Charalambous is a qualified nurse on a female, acute medical HCOP (Health Care for Older People) ward at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospital Trust. 694 more words

Acute Care

Should We Be Setting Parameters for Safe Hospital Death?

Going into hospital these days is like embarking on a voyage: the doctor provides the ticket, the nurse conducts us to our bed and from then on we hurtle through the hospital corridors from one stop to the next anxiously watching for signs to our anticipated destination. 357 more words


To write, or not to write, that is the question

After reading Diana Sugg’s Angels and Ghosts: Anatomy of a Story I had the overarching thought that she did the right thing. Even though during the whole process she felt like a vulture, I think that there was no other way to get that story unless she was there every day. 242 more words


Accountable Care Organizations: Explained

One of the many ways the Affordable Care Act seeks to reduce health care costs is by encouraging doctors, hospitals and other health care providers to form networks that coordinate patient care and become eligible for bonuses when they deliver that care more efficiently. 885 more words

Good food: the secret to old age?

It’s a week to honour those who work in healthcare food services and unsurprisingly, we’re hearing story after story about the importance of food, its place in the healing process, and its potential to bring us together. 282 more words