Ortivus Knowledge Center

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    Pre-hospital eHealth – a way towards improved patient safety, more efficient utilization of resources and better medical outcome Date added: 14/12/2009Tags: ambulance, eHealth, MobiMed, pre-hospital, safety

    As a result of higher requirements on patient safety, efficiency and medical outcome, pre-hospital healthcare is increasingly becoming an integral part of the overall healthcare system. The significance of care processes, fast tracks and cooperation between stakeholders and systems is growing. This implies a partly changed role, but also a need for new tools to support this way of working. Read more

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    New public report from MINAP (Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project) presented in UK Date added: 07/07/2009Tags: acute coronary syndrome, England, Heart attack, myocardial infarction, non-ST segment elevation, pre-hospital, primary angioplasty, STEMI, thrombolytic treatment, Wales

    The report is the eight public report from the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP). It presents analyses from all hospitals and ambulance services in England and Wales that provided care for patients with suspected heart attack from April 2008 to March 2009, and compares these with the previous year. Among other things the report shows an increased use of PCI and improvement in delivering thrombolytic treatment within 60 minutes of a call for help. Read more

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