Finnish and other Scandinavian surgeons are now closer to interactive ADORA solutions. Coxa Hospital in Tampere, the largest hospital in the Nordic countries specialized in joint replacement operations, is now the exclusive representative of ADORA in Finland. ADORA at the Orthopedic Surgery Congress in Tampere Coxa team already presented the ADORA Assistant® at the Orthopedic Surgery…Read More →
New partnership We are proud to be a member of SECTRA Clinical Solutions Network. SECTRA is a world leader within medical imaging IT and one of the fastest growing PACS companies with thousands of workstations installed in over 60 countries. The membership is another recognition of ADORA solutions’ advantages for surgeries worldwide. Savings using medical imaging technology Medical imaging technology is now…Read More →
Being in the operating room feels a bit like being in one of those bomb disposal squads that we see on TV. The surgeon is carefully bent over the patient performing a difficult procedure. Hundreds of images rush through his mind as he recalls all the data about this patient and the steps he needs…Read More →
The Advantech Medical Channel Partner Meeting in Porto, June 13, was an excellent opportunity to exchange the trends in online marketing, digital healthcare strategies and the benefits of combining hardware and software solutions in professional healthcare. The attending Advantech team and their European partners, the distributors of medical equipment and IT solutions, recognized the…Read More →
1. It’s the world’s largest international supplier trade fair for medical technology COMPAMED is held alongside MEDICA at the exact same time from the 16th to the 19th of November in the halls 8a and 8b of the Düsseldorf exhibition centre. COMPAMED is visited by over 17,000 professional and there are more than 720 exhibitors.…Read More →
1. It’s the world’s largest Medical trade fair Held in the Düsseldorf exhibition centre every November, Medica is visited by over 128,000 visitors. It consists of a Trade fair, forums and conferences. The trade fair has over 4800 exhibitors coming from various medical fields. At the same time as the trade fair, MEDICA offers five…Read More →
When Ariadne Labs wanted to create a simple and scalable way to make surgery safer and easier, they approached the problem the old-fashioned way. Ariadne Labs convened a team, explored their options, and ultimately found a solution. What they found was that a simple surgery checklist, which created a basic communications structure, could reduce…Read More →
While they may not make the headlines often, surgical errors are a serious and widespread issue that hospitals face on a daily basis. According to a 2014 analysis performed by the Patient Safety in Surgery Journal, between 46% and 65% of complications in hospitals occur during surgery.
So apart from hospital-acquired infections (or surgical-site infections), which already take a heavy toll on patient health annually, surgical errors also constitute a serious issue for all involved. Read on to find out more about various types of errors that occur during surgery and how hospitals can address these effectively.Read More →
Any plastic surgeon knows that their field is one of the most competitive practices in the medical discipline. In a typical year, hundreds of aspiring surgeons compete for residency positions that can accommodate fewer than half of them.
Once someone has joined the prestigious ranks of plastic surgeons, where they choose to practice is no less competitive. The most desirable markets will attract the world’s best and brightest doctors, and for plastic surgeons, the most attractive city in which to practice is Dubai. According to CNN, the Emirate is “the world’s plastic surgery hub.”
The highly competitive plastic surgery environment in Dubai requires innovative approaches to attracting new patients. In order to stay on top of everybody else, plastic surgeons will have to implement innovative healthcare solutions and take advantage of new technologies. Take a look at 4 ways to compete with the rest by staying competitiveRead More →
n the operating theater, tools will generally perform the way they’re supposed to, but there can be complications stemming from factors in between. A scalpel will reliably cut, but a problem can arise from improper sterilization. Similarly, medical professionals carry out their jobs with the utmost precision, but one of the biggest pitfalls is in the space between them—communication.
An exhaustively researched, peer-reviewed study by the British Medical Journal found that lack of communication was the primary factor contributing to complications from surgery. The study laid out how better communication at every stage of the surgical process was crucial for improving not only patient safety, but the working process for hospital staff.
Good communication in the operating room is important, and can be achieved with both improved technology and the implementation of best practices. Here are ways to prevent communications failure in the operating room, for the sake of patients and staff.Read More →