Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.
A written agreement for the transfer of patients and their medical records from one health care institution to another.
Moving or repositioning patients within their beds, from bed to bed, bed to chair, or otherwise from one posture or surface to another.
Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.
Moving or bringing something from a lower level to a higher one. The concept encompasses biomechanic stresses resulting from work done in transferring objects from one plane to another as well as the effects of varying techniques of patient handling and transfer.
The transmission of messages to staff and patients within a hospital.
General or unspecified injuries to the posterior part of the trunk. It includes injuries to the muscles of the back.
The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.
The introduction of functional (usually cloned) GENES into cells. A variety of techniques and naturally occurring processes are used for the gene transfer such as cell hybridization, LIPOSOMES or microcell-mediated gene transfer, ELECTROPORATION, chromosome-mediated gene transfer, TRANSFECTION, and GENETIC TRANSDUCTION. Gene transfer may result in genetically transformed cells and individual organisms.
The transfer of mammalian embryos from an in vivo or in vitro environment to a suitable host to improve pregnancy or gestational outcome in human or animal. In human fertility treatment programs, preimplantation embryos ranging from the 4-cell stage to the blastocyst stage are transferred to the uterine cavity between 3-5 days after FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
The naturally occurring transmission of genetic information between organisms, related or unrelated, circumventing parent-to-offspring transmission. Horizontal gene transfer may occur via a variety of naturally occurring processes such as GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; and TRANSFECTION. It may result in a change of the recipient organism's genetic composition (TRANSFORMATION, GENETIC).

Audit of thrombolysis initiated in an accident and emergency department. (1/556)

Early thrombolytic therapy after acute myocardial infarction is important in reducing mortality. To evaluate a system for reducing in-hospital delays to thrombolysis pain to needle and door to needle times to thrombolysis were audited in a major accident and emergency (A and E) department of a district general hospital and its coronary care unit (CCU), situated about 5 km away. Baseline performance over six months was assessed retrospectively from notes of 43 consecutive patients (group 1) transferred to the CCU before receiving thrombolysis. Subsequently, selected patients (23) were allowed to receive thrombolysis in the A and E department before transfer to the CCU. The agent was administered by medical staff in the department after receiving oral confirmation of myocardial infarction from the admitting medical officer in the CCU on receipt of fax transmission of the electrocardiogram. A second prospective audit during six months from the start of the new procedure established time intervals in 23 patients eligible to receive thrombolysis in the A and E department (group 2b) and 30 ineligible patients who received thrombolysis in the CCU (group 2a). The groups did not differ significantly in case mix, pre-hospital delay, or transfer time to the CCU. In group 2b door to needle time and pain to needle time were reduced significantly (geometric mean 38 min v 121 min (group 2a) and 128 min (group 1); 141 min v 237 min (group 2a) and 242 min (group 1) respectively, both p < 0.0001). The incidence of adverse effects was not significantly different. Nine deaths occurred (six in group 1, three in group 2b), an in-hospital mortality of 9.9%. Thrombolysis can be safely instituted in the A and E department in selected patients, significantly reducing delay to treatment.  (+info)

Turfing: patients in the balance. (2/556)

OBJECTIVE: To examine the language of "turfing," a ubiquitous term applied to some transfers of patients between physicians, in order to reveal aspects of the ideology of internal medicine residency. SETTING: Academic internal medicine training program. MEASUREMENTS: Using direct observation and a focus group, we collected audiotapes of medical residents' discussions of turfing. These data were analyzed using interpretive and conversation analytic methods. The focus group was used both to validate and to further elaborate a schematic conceptual framework for turfing. MAIN RESULTS: The decision to call a patient "turfed" depends on the balance of the values of effectiveness of therapy, continuity of care, and power. For example, if the receiving physician cannot provide a more effective therapy than can the transferring physician, medical residents consider the transfer inappropriate, and call the patient a turf. With appropriate transfers, these residents see their service as honorable, but with turfs, residents talk about the irresponsibility of transferring physicians, burdens of service, abuse, and powerlessness. CONCLUSIONS: Internal medicine residents can feel angry and frustrated about receiving patients perceived to be rejected by other doctors, and powerless to prevent the transfer of those patients for whom they may have no effective treatment or continuous relationship. This study has implications for further exploration of how the relationships between physicians may uphold or conflict with the underlying moral tenets of the medical profession.  (+info)

Planning for major incidents involving children by implementing a Delphi study. (3/556)

This paper provides a practical approach to the difficult problem of planning for a major incident involving children. It offers guidance on how general principles resulting from an expert Delphi study can be implemented regionally and locally. All phases of the response are covered including preparation, management of the incident, delivery of medical support during the incident, and recovery and support. A check list for regional planners is provided. Supplementary equipment is discussed and action cards for key roles in the paediatric hospital response are shown. Particular emphasis is placed on management of the secondary-tertiary interface including the special roles of paediatric assessment teams and paediatric transfer teams. A paediatric primary triage algorithm is provided. The important role of local interpretation of guidance is emphasised.  (+info)

Paying a premium: how patient complexity affects costs and profit margins. (4/556)

OBJECTIVE AND BACKGROUND: Tertiary medical centers continue to be under extreme pressure to deliver high-complexity care, but paradoxically there is considerable pressure within these institutions to reduce their emphasis on tertiary care and refocus their efforts to develop a more community-like practice. The genesis of this pressure is the perceived profitability of routine surgical activity when compared with more complex care. The purpose of this study is to assess how the total cost and profit (loss) margin can vary for an entire trauma service. The authors also evaluate payments for specific trauma-related diagnostic-related groups (DRGs) and analyze how hospital margins were affected based on mortality outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The authors analyzed the actual cost of all trauma discharges (n = 692) at their level I trauma center for fiscal year 1997. Data were obtained from the trauma registry and the hospital cost accounting system. Total cost was defined as the sum of the variable, fixed, and indirect costs associated with each patient. Margin was defined as expected payments minus total cost. The entire population and all DRGs with 10 or more patients were stratified based on survival outcome, Injury Severity Score, insurance status, and length of stay. The mean total costs for survivors and nonsurvivors within these various categories and their margins were evaluated. RESULTS: The profit margin on nonsurvivors was $5,898 greater than for survivors, even though the mean total cost for nonsurvivors was $28,821 greater. Within the fixed fee arrangement, approximately 44% of transfers had a negative margin. Both survivors and nonsurvivors become increasingly profitable out to 20 days and subsequently become unprofitable beyond 21 days, but nonsurvivors were more profitable than survivors. CONCLUSIONS: There is a wide variance in both the costs and margins within trauma-related DRGs. The DRG payment system disproportionately reimburses providers for nonsurvivors, even though on average they are more costly. Because payers are likely to engage in portfolio management, patients can be transferred between hospitals based on the contractual relationship between the payer and the provider. This payment system potentially allows payers to act strategically, sending relatively low-cost patients to hospitals where they use fee-for-service reimbursement and high-cost patients to hospitals where their reimbursement is contractually capped. Although specific to the authors' trauma center and its payer mix, these data demonstrate the profitability of maintaining a level I trauma center and preserving the mission of delivering care to the severely injured.  (+info)

Regional dissemination of vancomycin-resistant enterococci resulting from interfacility transfer of colonized patients. (5/556)

During early 1997, the Siouxland District Health Department (SDHD; Sioux City, IA) reported an increased incidence of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal (VRE) isolates at area health care facilities. To determine the prevalence and risk factors for colonization with VRE strains at 32 health care facilities in the SDHD region, a prevalence survey and case-control study were performed. Of 2266 patients and residents, 1934 (85%) participated, and 40 (2.1%) were positive for (gastrointestinal) VRE colonization. The prevalence of VRE isolates was significantly higher in acute care facilities (ACFs) than in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) (10/152 [6.6%] vs. 30/1782 [1.7%]; odds ratio [OR], 4.1; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.8-9.0). LTCF case patients were significantly more likely than controls to have been inpatients at any ACF (19/30 vs. 12/66; OR, 8.0; 95% CI, 2.7-23.8). Of 40 VRE isolates, 34 (85%) were a related strain. The predominant strain was present in all 12 LTCFs that had at least 1 case patient in each facility. Soon after the introduction of VRE isolates into this region, dissemination to multiple LTCFs resulted from resident transfer from ACFs to LTCFs.  (+info)

Remote telemedical interpretation of neonatal echocardiograms: impact on clinical management in a primary care setting. (6/556)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of telemedical echocardiographically assisted neonatal cardiovascular evaluation in a primary care setting. BACKGROUND: Neonates with congenital heart disease are frequently born far from pediatric subspecialty centers and can be clinically unstable at presentation. Recent advances in telecommunication technology have made it possible to transmit echocardiographic images over long distances. This technology may be beneficial to newborns with heart defects who are born in primary care centers. METHODS: A retrospective review of all telemedical echocardiograms obtained from neonates (aged 1 day to 30 days) was performed. A telemedical link was created using a T-1 transmission line and a standard voice telephone line between the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (pediatric cardiology site), and the Altru Clinic, Grand Forks, North Dakota (primary care site), which is a general pediatric practice 400 miles from Rochester. Neonates with possible cardiac disorders were identified by the general pediatricians, who then requested telemedical echocardiography. RESULTS: The 133 neonates had 161 T-1 echocardiograms. Median patient age was two days (range, one day to 29 days). One hundred thirty-two of 133 initial echocardiograms (99%) were obtained because of urgent indications. Transmitted images provided adequate diagnostic information in all patients. Seventy-nine neonates (59%) had a change in medical management or required cardiology follow-up. An immediate change in management occurred in 32 patients (24%), including seven in whom emergency transfer was either arranged or avoided. CONCLUSIONS: Telemedical echocardiography provides accurate diagnostic data in neonates. Rapid telediagnosis facilitates appropriate care of sick neonates with possible congenital heart disease in the primary care setting. Unnecessary long-distance transfers can be avoided with this technology.  (+info)

Acute medical bed usage by nursing home residents. (7/556)

An increasing number of elderly patients in nursing home care appears to be presenting to hospital for acute medical admission. A survey of acute hospital care was undertaken to establish accurately the number and character of such admissions. A total of 1300 acute medical beds was surveyed in Northern Ireland in June 1996 and January 1997 on a single day using a standardised proforma. Demographic details, diagnosis and length of admission were recorded. A total of 84 patients over the age of 65 (mean 79.5 years) admitted from nursing home care was identified in June 1996 and a total of 125 (mean 83.3 years) in January 1997. A total of 88 (70%) of admissions in 1997 were accompanied by a general practitioner's letter. The assessing doctor judged that 12 (9.6%) of admissions in 1997 could have had investigations and or treatment reasonably instituted in a nursing home. The proportion of acute medical beds occupied by nursing home residents was 6% in June 1996 rising to 10% in January 1997. The study accurately identifies the significant contribution of nursing home patients to acute medical admissions and the low proportion in whom admission was unnecessary. Closure of long stay hospital facilities should be accompanied by investment in community medical services and also reinvestment in acute hospital care for elderly people.  (+info)

Hospital transfer for primary coronary angioplasty in high risk patients with acute myocardial infarction. (8/556)

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the feasibility, safety, and associated time delays of interhospital transfer in patients with acute myocardial infarction for primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). DESIGN AND PATIENTS: Prospective observational study with group comparison in a single centre. 68 consecutive patients with acute myocardial infarction transferred for primary PTCA from other hospitals (group A) were compared with 78 patients admitted directly to the referral centre (group B). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Patient groups were analysed with regard to baseline characteristics, time intervals from onset of chest pain to balloon angioplasty, hospital stay, and follow up outcome. RESULTS: Patients in group A presented with a higher rate of cardiogenic shock initially than patients in group B (25% v 6%, p = 0.01) and had been resuscitated more frequently before PTCA (22% v 5%, p = 0.01). No deaths or other serious complications occurred during interhospital transfer. Median transfer time was 63 (range 40-115) minutes for helicopter transport (median 42 (28-122) km, n = 14), and 50 (18-110) minutes by ground ambulance (median 8 (5-68) km, n = 54). The median time interval from the decision to perform coronary arteriography to balloon inflation was 96 (45-243) minutes in group A and 52 (17-214) minutes in group B (p = 0.0001). In transferred patients (group A) the transportation associated delay and the longer in-hospital median decision time (50 (10-1120) minutes in group A v 15 (0-210) minutes in group B, p = 0.002) concurred with a longer total period of ischaemia (239 (114-1307) minutes in group A v 182 (75-1025) minutes in group B, p = 0.02) since the beginning of chest pain. Success of PTCA (TIMI 3 flow in 95% of all patients), in-hospital mortality (7% v 9%, mortality for patients not in cardiogenic shock 0% v 4%), and follow up after median 235 days was similarly favourable in groups A and B, respectively. Only one hospital survivor (group A) died during follow up. CONCLUSION: Interhospital transport for primary PTCA in high risk patients with acute myocardial infarction is safe and feasible within a reasonable period of time. Short and medium term outcome is favourable. Optimising the decision process and transport logistics may further improve outcome by reducing the total time of ischaemia.  (+info)

A "patient transfer" is a medical procedure that involves moving a patient from one location, piece of medical equipment, or healthcare provider to another. This can include:

1. Transferring a patient from a bed to a stretcher, wheelchair, or other mobility device.
2. Moving a patient from a hospital bed to a surgical table or imaging machine such as an MRI or CT scanner.
3. Transporting a patient between healthcare facilities, such as from a hospital to a rehabilitation center or long-term care facility.
4. Transferring a patient between medical teams during the course of their treatment, like when they are moved from the emergency department to the intensive care unit.

Patient transfers require careful planning and execution to ensure the safety and comfort of the patient, as well as to prevent any potential injuries or complications for both the patient and the healthcare providers involved in the process. Proper techniques, equipment, and communication are essential for a successful patient transfer.

A "Transfer Agreement" in a medical context typically refers to an arrangement between healthcare facilities or systems that outlines the procedures and conditions for transferring a patient from one facility to another. This may include details such as the responsible parties for the transfer, the mode of transportation, and the specific clinical information related to the patient's condition and treatment needs.

Such agreements can be particularly important in situations where patients require specialized care that is not available at their current facility, or when they need to be transferred to a higher level of care, such as from a hospital to a long-term acute care facility. Transfer agreements help ensure continuity of care and can also establish clear expectations for all parties involved, which can be critical in emergency situations where timely and effective communication is essential.

'Moving and lifting patients' is a term used in the medical field to refer to the process of safely transferring patients from one location or position to another. This can include tasks such as:

1. Transfers: Moving patients between surfaces, such as from a bed to a wheelchair, or from a wheelchair to a toilet.
2. Repositioning: Changing a patient's position in bed to prevent pressure sores, promote comfort, and facilitate breathing.
3. Ambulation: Assisting patients with walking or moving about in their environment.

Proper techniques are crucial in moving and lifting patients to prevent injury to both the patient and the caregiver. These techniques often involve the use of mechanical lifting devices, such as hoists or slide boards, and require proper body mechanics and communication between the caregiver and the patient.

Transportation of patients, in a medical context, refers to the process of moving patients safely and comfortably from one location to another. This can include the movement of patients within a healthcare facility (such as from their hospital room to the radiology department for testing) or between facilities (such as from a hospital to a rehabilitation center). Patient transportation may be required for various reasons, including receiving medical treatment, undergoing diagnostic tests, attending appointments, or being discharged from the hospital.

The process of patient transportation involves careful planning and coordination to ensure the safety, comfort, and well-being of the patient during transit. It may involve the use of specialized equipment, such as stretchers, wheelchairs, or ambulances, depending on the patient's medical needs and mobility status. Trained personnel, such as paramedics, nurses, or patient care technicians, are often involved in the transportation process to monitor the patient's condition, provide medical assistance if needed, and ensure a smooth and uneventful transfer.

It is essential to follow established protocols and guidelines for patient transportation to minimize risks and ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. This includes assessing the patient's medical status, determining the appropriate mode of transportation, providing necessary care and support during transit, and communicating effectively with all parties involved in the process.

In a medical context, "lifting" generally refers to the act or process of physically moving or supporting an object or person with the use of one's muscles, particularly those in the back, legs, and arms. However, I am a large language model, not a doctor, and this definition is based on general usage rather than specific medical terminology.

Improper lifting techniques can lead to injuries, especially musculoskeletal ones. For this reason, healthcare professionals often provide guidelines for safe lifting, emphasizing the importance of maintaining a wide base of support, keeping the object close to the body, using leg muscles instead of the back, and avoiding twisting or bending at the waist.

In some cases, "lifting" may also refer to medical procedures where a surgeon raises a part of the body during surgery, but this is more commonly referred to as "elevation."

Hospital communication systems refer to the various technologies and methods used within a hospital or healthcare facility to facilitate the sharing and dissemination of information among healthcare professionals, patients, and their families. These systems can include:

1. Electronic Health Records (EHRs): Digital versions of a patient's medical history and treatment plans that can be accessed and updated by authorized healthcare providers.
2. Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) Systems: Electronic systems used by physicians to enter, modify, review, and communicate orders related to a patient's care, such as medication orders or diagnostic tests.
3. Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS): Tools that provide healthcare providers with evidence-based recommendations for patient care based on the patient's EHR data.
4. Telemedicine: The use of telecommunication and information technologies to provide remote clinical services and consultations.
5. Nurse Call Systems: Communication systems used by patients to summon nursing staff in a hospital setting.
6. Paging Systems: One-way communication devices used to send messages or alerts to hospital staff.
7. Wireless Telephony: The use of mobile phones and other wireless devices for communication within the hospital.
8. Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS): Technologies that allow hospitals to track the location of equipment, supplies, and personnel in real-time.
9. Secure Messaging Platforms: Encrypted messaging systems used by healthcare professionals to communicate sensitive patient information.
10. Patient Portals: Secure online platforms that allow patients to access their medical records, communicate with their healthcare providers, and manage their care.

Back injuries refer to damages or traumas that affect the structures of the back, including the muscles, nerves, ligaments, bones, and other tissues. These injuries can occur due to various reasons such as sudden trauma (e.g., falls, accidents), repetitive stress, or degenerative conditions. Common types of back injuries include strains, sprains, herniated discs, fractured vertebrae, and spinal cord injuries. Symptoms may vary from mild discomfort to severe pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness, depending on the severity and location of the injury. Treatment options range from conservative measures like physical therapy and medication to surgical intervention in severe cases.

Organizational decision-making is a management process in which a group or team within an organization makes a judgment or choice among several options or alternatives to achieve specific goals or objectives. This process involves collecting and analyzing information, evaluating alternatives, selecting the best option, and implementing and monitoring the decision. It often requires collaboration, communication, and consensus-building among team members with diverse perspectives and expertise. Effective organizational decision-making can lead to better outcomes, improved performance, and increased innovation, while poor decision-making can result in missed opportunities, wasted resources, and decreased competitiveness.

Gene transfer techniques, also known as gene therapy, refer to medical procedures where genetic material is introduced into an individual's cells or tissues to treat or prevent diseases. This can be achieved through various methods:

1. **Viral Vectors**: The most common method uses modified viruses, such as adenoviruses, retroviruses, or lentiviruses, to carry the therapeutic gene into the target cells. The virus infects the cell and inserts the new gene into the cell's DNA.

2. **Non-Viral Vectors**: These include methods like electroporation (using electric fields to create pores in the cell membrane), gene guns (shooting gold particles coated with DNA into cells), or liposomes (tiny fatty bubbles that can enclose DNA).

3. **Direct Injection**: In some cases, the therapeutic gene can be directly injected into a specific tissue or organ.

The goal of gene transfer techniques is to supplement or replace a faulty gene with a healthy one, thereby correcting the genetic disorder. However, these techniques are still largely experimental and have their own set of challenges, including potential immune responses, issues with accurate targeting, and risks of mutations or cancer development.

Embryo transfer is a medical procedure that involves the transfer of an embryo, which is typically created through in vitro fertilization (IVF), into the uterus of a woman with the aim of establishing a pregnancy. The embryo may be created using the intended parent's own sperm and eggs or those from donors. After fertilization and early cell division, the resulting embryo is transferred into the uterus of the recipient mother through a thin catheter that is inserted through the cervix. This procedure is typically performed under ultrasound guidance to ensure proper placement of the embryo. Embryo transfer is a key step in assisted reproductive technology (ART) and is often used as a treatment for infertility.

Horizontal gene transfer (HGT), also known as lateral gene transfer, is the movement of genetic material between organisms in a manner other than from parent to offspring (vertical gene transfer). In horizontal gene transfer, an organism can take up genetic material directly from its environment and incorporate it into its own genome. This process is common in bacteria and archaea, but has also been observed in eukaryotes including plants and animals.

Horizontal gene transfer can occur through several mechanisms, including:

1. Transformation: the uptake of free DNA from the environment by a cell.
2. Transduction: the transfer of genetic material between cells by a virus (bacteriophage).
3. Conjugation: the direct transfer of genetic material between two cells in physical contact, often facilitated by a conjugative plasmid or other mobile genetic element.

Horizontal gene transfer can play an important role in the evolution and adaptation of organisms, allowing them to acquire new traits and functions rapidly. It is also of concern in the context of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and antibiotic resistance, as it can facilitate the spread of genes that confer resistance or other undesirable traits.

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"AIDS Patients Have New Home". Miami Herald. Associated Press. 1991-03-29. p. 4B. Rosa Martínez of Hillsborough County, whose ... One girl, who suffers from a suppressed immune system, was granted a transfer. "Eliana Martínez, 8; Won AIDS Court Test". New ... "AIDS Patient Who Won Landmark School Case Dies". Associated Press. 1989-11-27. Archived from the original on 2005-11-13. ...
Systems generally transfer data promptly to a central server, allowing tailored feedback to be given to patients. This can also ... An electronic patient-reported outcome (ePRO) is a patient-reported outcome that is collected by electronic methods. ePRO ... One of the earliest ePRO studies used a LINC-2 minicomputer to collect patient data. The majority of patients preferred the ... and it is often not necessary for the patient even to know that branching is taking place. This makes it easier for the patient ...
Sasaki "worked without method" in deciding which patient would receive care next. Patients filled every inch of the hospital. ... Finally friends come to locate her body and she is transferred to a hospital. At the end of the chapter, on August 15, the war ... He became like a robot, repeating treatment on patient after patient. Miss Sasaki still lies unconscious under the bookshelf ... Sasaki was now the only doctor to be unhurt in the hospital and the hospital was quickly filled with patients. Reverend Kiyoshi ...
The patient census for civil was then 225. The patients at that time were to be individually assessed then discharged into less ... Those who were assessed as needing continuing treatment were transferred to another state hospital. Concurrent with the closing ... while attendants began removing patients on their cots. During the panic caused by the fire, many patients were injured. A ... There were 3,200 patients at that time. In 1946, an observation unit was created. In 1974, it became the forensic center. In ...
The information is transferred to the clinic who will administer the vaccine. The patient's data is transferred to the state / ... A patient visits that website that is running PrepMod, to search for a vaccine clinic and complete registration. ... PrepMod is a web application for vaccine management that helps vaccinators process patients and data. It is developed by ... PrepMod co-ordinates waiting lists and inventory as well as sends email proof of vaccinations to patients. A vaccine ...
"Inter Facility Transfer Tool Kit for the Pediatric Patient." Pediatric Readiness organization website. "Equipment for ... written interfacility transfer guidelines that cover pediatric patients and that include pre-defined components of transfer. ... the EMSC developed the Inter Facility Transfer Tool Kit for the Pediatric Patient. The toolkit includes an algorithm for ... improved outcomes of adult patients but not those of pediatric patients. In 1979, Calvin C.J. Sia, MD, then-president of the ...
"Patient transferred to Jamaica tests positive to Covid-19". Turks and Caicos Weekly News. Retrieved 28 April 2020. "Local Covid ... On 18 April, a patient transferred from the Turks and Caicos Islands to Jamaica for advanced critical care tested positive for ...
Hospitals may experience cross-boundary breakdowns during patient transfers. When a patient is sent from the emergency ... WeChat is able to enhance healthcare interactions between patient and doctor by allowing direct communication of the patient's ... Since data is transferred from company to company and occasionally nation to nation, international standards have been put in ... The Chinese social media platform WeChat has is utilized to facilitate communication between patients and doctors. ...
Saskatchewan reached agreements to transfer ICU patients to hospitals in Ontario. One of the patients transferred is reportedly ... of between 116 and 149 patients, which would necessitate the transfer of patients out-of-province. ... "Officials consider patient transfers to rural areas as Sask. COVID-19 hospitalizations reach highest count since October". CTV ... On December 17, it was reported that the cost for the 27 ICU patients that were transferred from Saskatchewan to Ontario ...
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Bostelman, R. and Albus, J. (2008), HLPR Chair A Novel Patient Transfer Device, Proceedings of the 2008 Performance Metrics for ... The HLPR Chair was designed to provide independent patient mobility for indoor tasks, such as moving to and placing a person on ...
Patients who havent been seen for five years will be put on the open transfer market, says NHS England. The move follows calls ... I know I havent performed well, admitted one of the patients up for transfer, but Ive been at that practice for 20 years, ... If I opened my list to new patients I would have to report myself to the GMC (7) ... GP patients request not to see doctors based on skin colour (18) ...
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Coronavirus patient transferred to San Mateo County for treatment by: Alexa Mae Asperin, Sara Stinson ... KRON) - Officials confirmed on Thursday that the CDC has transferred a patient who tested positive for coronavirus to a ... No further details on the patient or location of the hospital was immediately available. ...
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The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to build a dedicated Patient Transfer Facility in Renmark, the first of its kind in the ... Renmark Patient Transfer Facility would set new standards in patient care and operational response times for critical patients ... "The proposed Patient Transfer Facility would be a great addition to the Renmark Airport and has the potential to save lives." ... RFDS Patient Transfer Facility to enhance safety and care in the Riverland. Date published. 07 Feb 2022 ...
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... of regulations to minimize manual patient handling.According to research report the global Patient Lateral Transfer Market size ... Market will majorly be driven by the high risk of musculoskeletal injuries to caregivers during manual handling of patients and ... Based on product, the patient lateral transfer market is segmented into air-assisted lateral transfer mattresses, sliding ... The patient lateral transfer market is segmented into five major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latina ...
Able Innovations has built a robotic medical device designed to address the problem of patient transfer. ... Puri described the typical patient transfer process as "pretty crude," adding that it can cause pain to patients and result in ... ALTA Platform automates the patient transfer process, enabling a single caregiver to painlessly move an immobile patient ... The Toronto-based robotic medical device startup focuses on the problem of patient transfer-a run-of-the-mill, labour-intensive ...
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She received regular transfers, sometimes for as much as £100 in one go, over four months until May. She also accepted money ... A Lanarkshire care worker who took £825 in bank transfers from a "vulnerable client" and sent WhatsApp messages asking for more ... Care worker took £825 from vulnerable patient then asked for more. Samantha Ferguson was reported to the Scottish Social ... Ms Ferguson also gave the client her phone number, and regularly messaged her on WhatsApp asking for transfers. ...
Framework to support inter-hospital transfer of critical care patients. Document first published:. 9 December 2021. Page ... to maintain equitable and safe access to critical care for both emergency and urgent planned care patients. ...
... June 27, 2019 Social Comments Off on Air Force ... Home / News / Society / Social / Air Force helicopter transfers Israeli patient from cruiser to Rhodes hospital ... The crew of Super Puma transferred the patient from the cruiser "Crown Iris" to the General Hospital on the island of Rhodes ... A Super Puma Helicopter of the Greek Air Force was assigned with the transfer of the 88-year-old Israeli man. ...
Two children with AFM who underwent surgery for nerve transfer show functional recovery at two years ... and electromyography for two pediatric patients treated with nerve transfer in three limbs. Both patients had sustained upper- ... Patient 2 had limited but active flexor digitorum profundus flexion.. "As the pathogens epidemiologic circulation pattern and ... Patient 1 also had discrete to decreased motor unit recruitment in targeted muscles. Two years postoperatively, the second ...
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  • The second of its kind in South Australia, the RFDS Renmark Patient Transfer Facility follows the successful establishment of a similar undercover RFDS facility in Mount Gambier in 2019, which in its first year of operation, was used by Flying Doctor crews on 308 of the 365 days to airlift local patients. (
  • The presenter reviews a 2017 open-label trial of Microbiota Transfer Therapy (MTT) and a 2019 follow-up study. (
  • The air-assisted lateral transfer mattresses segment accounted for the largest market share in 2019. (
  • Hospitals accounted for the largest share of the patient lateral transfer market in 2019. (
  • THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) - Two patients diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and upper-extremity neuropathy who were treated with peripheral nerve transfer continue to demonstrate functional recovery at two years, according to a case series recently published in Pediatric Neurology . (
  • When bedside care requires movement to an exam room, easily move patients to a wheelchair using transfer equipment such as benches, poles, and boards. (
  • It is used by a single caregiver to assist a patient in walking or getting from bed to wheelchair. (
  • In another case, an aide tried to transfer a patient from a bed to a wheelchair, and the patient fell, fracturing her leg. (
  • Follow these steps to move a patient from bed to a wheelchair. (
  • Before transferring into the wheelchair, the patient must be sitting. (
  • To get the patient into a seated position, roll the patient onto the same side as the wheelchair. (
  • During the turn, the patient can either hold onto you or reach for the wheelchair. (
  • Once the patient's legs are touching the seat of the wheelchair, bend your knees to lower the patient into the seat. (
  • At the same time, ask the patient to reach for the wheelchair armrest. (
  • Sixteen experienced home care aides performed client transfers from wheelchair to bed (upward) and bed to wheelchair (downward) in a simulated home care environment (laboratory), using four different slide boards and by hand without a device. (
  • A rolling toileting and showering chair can reduce six transfers (from bed to wheelchair to toilet to wheelchair to bathtub to wheelchair to bed) to two (from bed to chair and back to bed). (
  • Bed capacity dropped precipitously across Kansas, and NRH struggled to find receiving facilities for its transfers, especially for acute COVID-19 patients. (
  • Emergency medical personnel walk by a high-speed TGV train in Strasbourg station on Wednesday, preparing to evacuate 20 COVID-19 patients to hospitals in western France. (
  • Due to its growing geriatric population segment and environmental conditions have favored the spread of COVID-19 which has severely affected the region and ensured enormous growth in the demand for patient lateral transfer devices. (
  • The NHS Nightingale Hospital North East is intended as an overflow facility in the event that the number of patients with Covid-19 became too high for the region's hospitals to treat. (
  • As the number of hospital admissions continue to rise during the Coronavirus pandemic, it has been reported by the Guardian that overstretched hospitals in London are transferring Covid patients to intensive care units (ICU) in Newcastle. (
  • BLOOMFIELD, Conn. , March 23, 2020 / PRNewswire / -- Cigna is making it easier for hospitals to transfer patients to long term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) and other subacute facilities to help manage the demands of increasingly high volumes of COVID-19 patients. (
  • By accelerating the transfer of non-COVID patients out of hospitals and into long term acute care hospitals, we can free up space and beds, preserve supplies and ensure medical staff are available to treat COVID-19 patients that require immediate hospital care,' said Steve Miller , MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Cigna. (
  • Effective today, Cigna will waive prior authorizations for the transfer of its non-COVID-19 customers from acute inpatient hospitals to in-network LTACHs. (
  • TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - As Arizona's biggest hospitals fill up with COVID-19 cases, physicians in some of the state's smaller or more rural communities fear it's their patients who need specialty care who will pay the ultimate price. (
  • We understand the need to ration care in the times of a pandemic, but currently care is being rationed in favor of COVID patients by using the (surge) line. (
  • The surge line in Arizona was created in April 2020 by the state Department of Health Services to facilitate transfers of COVID-19 patients across the state. (
  • But it's meant to be used to track down beds for COVID-19 patients. (
  • We need the same type of service now more than ever for every patient, not just the COVID patients,' he said. (
  • The 56-year-old woman, a TRNC citizen who tested positive for Covid-19 was transferred to the quarantined intensive care unit due to respiratory failure where her treatment will continue. (
  • RT-PCR test is the most generally utilized analysis framework for COVID-19 patient detection. (
  • In this paper, we attempt to distinguish COVID-19 patients by chest X-ray images. (
  • WINNIPEG -- A third COVID-19 patient in intensive care in Manitoba is being transferred to a hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont. (
  • This comes hours after the province told CTV News it had transferred two other COVID-19 patients in intensive care units to Thunder Bay. (
  • Shared Health said between May 13 and 17, ICUs in Manitoba admitted 34 patients with COVID-19, which is nearly half of the normal pre-COVID baseline capacity for critical care in Manitoba, which is 72. (
  • To ensure our ability to care for Manitobans, the decision was made to transfer two stable, COVID-positive ICU patients to Thunder Bay for ongoing care," the spokesperson said, saying the transfers gave capacity in the immediate term while the planning is underway to increase ICU staffing resources. (
  • Shared Health said hospitals are seeing younger and healthier patients requiring care for COVID-19 than they did in the second wave of the pandemic. (
  • The provincial dashboard shows there are 80 patients with COVID-19 in intensive care-a jump from the 70 patients in ICU on Tuesday. (
  • The data shows 61 patients in ICU with active COVID-19 cases, while the rest are no longer infectious but still require the critical care. (
  • The provincial dashboard reported 293 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, including 231 patients with active COVID-19 cases. (
  • 50kg, 1000mg at least 6 suspected COVID-19 patients and admit those hours between doses, maximum 4g/4000mg with oxygen saturations below 94%, and those per day including any combination medica- with comorbidities into a treatment facility tions). (
  • To bridge the gap, NRH turned to Motient, a company that equips hospitals, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and healthcare networks with the tools and data required to ensure quality care in patient transfers. (
  • The healthcare facilities need always be concerned that staff have adequate equipment and help to safely move patients. (
  • In his own practice, Vellathottam told BetaKit that he serves many healthcare workers who have hurt themselves doing patient transfers. (
  • In these situations, information needs to be transferred to the physician in primary healthcare. (
  • Investigating the mediating effect of patient self-efficacy on the relationship between patient safety engagement and patient safety in healthcare professionals. (
  • Patient journey mapping is a process common in the healthcare field that helps visualize the process patients go through to receive care for a specific illness. (
  • Slipp® is an unique, new patient moving device which makes transfers and repositioning easy for both the healthcare worker and the patient! (
  • Northern Arizona Healthcare, the provider that serves 700,000 people in Arizona's high country, is limiting the volume of booked surgeries so nobody will have to be transferred, according to Josh Tinkle, chief operating officer. (
  • Overall, patient navigators found the use of contingency management to be helpful and effective at influencing participant behaviors, especially navigation session attendance and HIV healthcare-related participation. (
  • Researchers have reported that the language in COBRA was not precise enough to significantly disincentivise healthcare providers to discontinue patient dumping practices. (
  • The rate of patient lifting injuries in 2007 was 20.5 per 10,000 healthcare workers. (
  • In healthcare, ergonomics involves using equipment and methods to decrease strain and increase safety when lifting and moving patients. (
  • Please note: Requests for transfer will be evaluated based on the patient's clinical condition, availability of resources and following all applicable patient transfer laws. (
  • According to research report the global Patient Lateral Transfer Market size is projected to reach USD 446.2 million by 2025 from USD 288.7 million in 2020, at a CAGR of 9.1% during the forecast period of 2020 to 2025. (
  • But according to Singh, "the complete opposite" started happening towards the end of 2020, when hospitals began to realize that short-staffing had become a serious issue, making patient transfers harder to execute, and less worth the associated risk. (
  • We have a record of 21 patient transfers commissioned during July 2020 and would expect the majority of these to be patients detained under section 2 and 3 of the mental health act. (
  • Transfer a Patient for inpatient care. (
  • Or Refer a Patient for specialty care. (
  • Referring providers, follow your patients' care at Carle by viewing EMRs using EPIC here. (
  • Carle specialists visit clinics throughout the region, providing advanced care to patients close to home. (
  • RFDS Central Operations Chairman Peter de Cure said the establishment of a dedicated RFDS Renmark Patient Transfer Facility would set new standards in patient care and operational response times for critical patients in the Riverland, as well as improve comfort levels for patients, crews and service-delivery partners. (
  • Lamhaut told French TV the ride is much smoother than a helicopter - another quick alternative to transfer critically ill patients - and said patients will be stable, allowing medical personnel to perform emergency care aboard the trains, if needed. (
  • Thursday's maiden voyage is expected to be the first of many, and Lamhaut says the medical train will allow critical care beds in the east to be freed up for new patients. (
  • Multivariable generalized estimating equations were developed to identify associations between telemedicine consultation and availability and outcomes such as transfer, timeliness of care, trauma imaging, and mortality. (
  • Singh learned about "the everyday struggle and indignity" staff and patients faced on a daily basis while orchestrating transfers through volunteering at long-term-care (LTC) facilities. (
  • Harm Caused by Delays in Transferring Patients to the Right Place of Care. (
  • A Lanarkshire care worker who took £825 in bank transfers from a "vulnerable client" and sent WhatsApp messages asking for more has been given a warning. (
  • This document sets out principles to which units and systems should adhere, to maintain equitable and safe access to critical care for both emergency and urgent planned care patients. (
  • The crew of Super Puma transferred the patient from the cruiser "Crown Iris" to the General Hospital on the island of Rhodes where he received the essential medical care. (
  • Lifestyle changes are also cited by patients to be as critical to success as treatment and recovery services, such as changing friends, avoidance of high-risk people, places, and things, becoming honest and accountable, new hobbies, and developing self-care habits around exercise, nutrition, and sleep. (
  • We believe this feedback from a diversity of patients is the key to advancing care and innovation for addiction. (
  • We are working around the clock to finalize the arrival of patients from local hospitals and to ensure that we have the necessary staffing, equipment and medical supplies to guarantee their safety and care," Dowling said in a statement. (
  • To increase staff availability to care for patients, we will suspend elective surgery for 2 weeks ( the weeks of 11/22 and 11/29)," she wrote. (
  • We are focused on taking quick, decisive actions to increase flexibility for hospitals and their teams of medical professionals, who are working tirelessly to help ensure all patients get the care they need during this unprecedented time. (
  • The state's largest health care providers have been deluged with virus-infected patients - most of whom are unvaccinated - as well as patients who put off care during the early months of the pandemic. (
  • Dr. Heidi L. Lodge, chief of staff and director of the Douglas Clinic, had three patients recently die because they couldn't get to a facility with more specialized care in time. (
  • The line has proven invaluable to us, but we need to be able to use this asset for all patients requiring a higher level of care,' Lodge said. (
  • A female patient who was quarantined in Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital in Nicosia, has been taken to the intensive care unit. (
  • Patient navigation is a patient-centered approach to care coordination that helps people overcome barriers to receiving and adhering to health care. (
  • Patient navigation has been effective in linking people to HIV care, but some people who have both untreated HIV concurrently and a substance use disorder may need additional support. (
  • In addition, patients in some cases have been transferred to personal care homes and to other hospitals across the province to increase space. (
  • These patients are very, very ill and they require our care," the spokesperson said. (
  • Of the patients currently in intensive care, 10 are under 40 years old. (
  • What if I have questions about my care during the processing of my transfer? (
  • Bergman R, De Jesus O. Patient care transfer techniques. (
  • Patient dumping or homeless dumping is the practice of hospitals and emergency services inappropriately releasing homeless or indigent patients to public hospitals or on the streets instead of placing them with a homeless shelter or retaining them, especially when they may require expensive medical care with minimal government reimbursement from Medicaid or Medicare. (
  • The jarring ride and lack of stabilized care typically resulted in death of the patient and outrage of the public. (
  • Patient dumping" resurfaced in the 1980s, nationwide, with private hospitals refusing to examine or treat the poor and uninsured in the emergency departments (ED) and transferring them to public hospitals for further care and treatment. (
  • This refusal of care resulted in patient deaths and public outcry culminating with the passage of a federal anti-patient dumping law in 1986 known as the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). (
  • COBRA was not a complete solution, and in the years after its passage hospitals struggled with creating appropriate discharge protocols and the cost of providing health care for homeless patients. (
  • University of California Los Angeles professor Abel (2011) claimed that these policy interventions have not been effective because the United States' health care system is too heavily influenced by the patients ability to pay. (
  • Ergonom ic evaluation of slide boards used by home care aides to assist client transfers. (
  • Methods to reduce manual patient lifting in institutional settings are often technically or economically infeasible in home care. (
  • Our goal was to identify suitable, safe, low-technology transfer devices for home care use. (
  • Practitioner Summary: This paper provides quantitative biomechanical measurements showing that slide boards reduced the hand forces needed by home care aides to transfer clients from bed to wheel chair and vice versa, compared to manual lifting. (
  • Clinical care documentation records, in Patient record and possible complications. (
  • In particular, hospitals offering acute care services may benefit from sharing resources (e.g., personnel, equipment, supplies) and providing logistical support (e.g., continuity of communications) to meet patient surges during declared emergencies, disasters, or public health emergencies. (
  • Consult with a professional in patient-care ergonomics to determine when assistive devices are necessary and to provide training on proper use of the equipment. (
  • Evaluate each patient-care plan to determine whether ergonomic assistive devices or more than one care provider are needed. (
  • Except as otherwise provided by law, all medically necessary transfers shall be made to the geographically closest hospital with the service capability, unless another prior arrangement is in place or the geographically closest hospital is at service capacity. (
  • When the condition of a medically necessary transferred patient improves so that the service capability of the receiving hospital is no longer required, the receiving hospital may transfer the patient back to the transferring hospital and the transferring hospital shall receive the patient within its service capability. (
  • SAN MATEO COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) - Officials confirmed on Thursday that the CDC has transferred a patient who tested positive for coronavirus to a hospital for treatment in San Mateo County. (
  • No further details on the patient or location of the hospital was immediately available. (
  • The hospital needed additional help managing the time-consuming patient transfer process. (
  • Cohort study of adult (age ≥18 years) trauma patients treated in North Dakota Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Emergency Departments (EDs) from 2008 to 2014. (
  • In an interview with BetaKit, Puri described the typical patient transfer process as "pretty crude," adding that it can cause pain to patients and result in hospital staff experiencing injuries. (
  • Handoffs between prehospital emergency medical services (EMS) providers and hospital emergency departments (EDs) can be suboptimal , which increases patient harm potential. (
  • Eliana B. Saltzman, M.D., of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, and colleagues evaluated postoperative outcomes in muscle strength, range of motion, and electromyography for two pediatric patients treated with nerve transfer in three limbs. (
  • Community Hospital postponed its planned reopening on Saturday as operators were still working out plans for accepting transfer patients from nearby hospital to help with the anticipated rise in coronavirus patients. (
  • The hospital is planning to accept transfers from other hospitals. (
  • The Nightingale Hospital in Sunderland has said it is ready to step up if needed amid reports that Coronavirus patients from London are being transferred to the North East. (
  • During his hospital stay, the patient underwent contained a carbapenem-susceptible E. coli strain isogenic screening for carriage of carbapenem-resistant Enter- with the KPC-3-producing isolate, which suggests horizon- obacteriacae (CRE) as part of a routine infection control tal interspecies plasmid transfer. (
  • In Cochise County, Dr. Cristian Laguillo, a senior physician with Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee, said he has never felt this helpless trying to assist patients - even while serving a tour in Afghanistan as a combat medic. (
  • A patient who needed cardiothoracic and pulmonary expertise and surgery last weekend died before Laguillo could find an ICU bed in an appropriate hospital. (
  • Dr. Julia Brown, director of emergency services at the Bisbee hospital, couldn't find transfer beds available in Tucson over the last week. (
  • The patient has been in the hospital for around two weeks. (
  • 24 November 2023, Geneva/Cairo - On 22 November, in cooperation with the Palestine Red Crescent Society, WHO participated in another joint-UN mission to transfer 151 patients, relatives and health workers accompanying them from Al-Shifa hospital in northern Gaza. (
  • Most of the patients were ultimately transferred to the European Gaza Hospital, with the dialysis patients admitted to Al Najjar Hospital. (
  • This and other evacuations were requested by health authorities, health workers and patients, and became necessary as Al-Shifa Hospital is no longer able to function due to lack of water, fuel, medical supplies, food, and staff, and recent military incursions. (
  • Today, 22 patients along with 19 companions arrived at the European Gaza hospital, in the transfer mission undertaken with the Palestine Red Crescent Society, following the assessement mission. (
  • The term "patient dumping" was first mentioned in several New York Times articles published in the late 1870s, which described the practice of private New York hospitals transporting poor and sickly patients by horse drawn ambulance to Bellevue Hospital, the city's preeminent public facility. (
  • Scholars report that private hospital administrations were motivated by a desire to keep mortality rates and costs down when they advised ambulance drivers to send poor patients in critical condition directly to the public hospitals like Bellevue even if a private hospital was closer. (
  • The legislation penalized private hospitals when they sent ill patients away or obligated staff to transfer them to another hospital. (
  • Reassess the patient, if oxygen level is not ventilation improving, arrange for hospital admission for effective management g. (
  • For patients with worsening symptoms such as breathlessness, confusion, chest pain, or extreme weakness, admit them to hospital immediately. (
  • We accept transfers from in and out of the Tucson area when we have the space and staff to accommodate them,' said Becky Armendariz, a spokeswoman for Banner Health. (
  • The hospital's 10-bed acute inpatient medical rehabilitation unit offers patients the opportunity to recover from serious illness or injury closer to home, following treatment at NRH or neighboring facilities. (
  • Along with NRH's clinical resource nurses, Dr. Longwell and her inpatient team now had their own logins for the platform, and were soon relying on the system to facilitate transfer coordination. (
  • The hospital's clinical resource nurses began using the web application to find open beds for time-critical patients, lifting the communications burden off frontline workers. (
  • Instead of spending hours on the phone searching for beds, NRH's clinicians spend two to three minutes to enter the patient's clinical data and input a transfer on the platform. (
  • The investment by the RFDS in this fantastic Riverland facility will enable SAAS clinical teams to deliver an improved patient experience and a more seamless journey," Mr Tolson said. (
  • This study was conducted to describe the effect of telemedicine on management and clinical outcomes for trauma patients in North Dakota. (
  • Clinical pharmacists are experts on medications and can support patients and physicians to optimize treatment. (
  • Clinical pharmacists in Skåne region, in Sweden conduct comprehensive medication reviews for hospitalized patients. (
  • The second data collection is under process, a retrospective study, charting hospitalized patients for whom a referral has been sent regarding drug-related problems, identified by clinical pharmacists. (
  • To ensure correct information transfer in the discharge process regarding drug-related problems, referrals might be a model for clinical pharmacists to use. (
  • This thesis describes the outcomes of two clinical studies in which FMT was investigated as a therapy for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients andin collagenous colitis (CC) patients. (
  • Paper IV describes the outcomes of the second clinical study in which repeated FMTs resulted inless diarrhoea in a subset of the treated CC patients. (
  • Although symptoms improved in both clinical studies, the introduction of a new microbiota by FMT did not seem to be the miracle curefor IBS and CC. However, a subset of patients could benefit from FMT, and a future challenge is to identify this subset. (
  • These patients present with clinical symptoms in their late 40s or early 50s. (
  • The clinical course, once the patient is resuscitated, largely is predicted by the ED presentation of hemodynamic stability, early neurologic recovery, and the duration of the resuscitation. (
  • However, more basic and clinical research is required to understand the mechanism of VF/VT and to be able to identify the patients at risk who benefit from ICD therapy. (
  • In a first for Europe, 20 critically ill coronavirus patients were evacuated aboard a fully medicalized, high-speed train. (
  • For example, in the 1980s Texas state law had a loop hole that allowed hospitals to transfer patients to nursing homes. (
  • Help patients regain mobility when they leave your facility with walkers and wheelchairs. (
  • Use patient lift and transfer aids such as wheelchairs for patients who need to stay off their feet. (
  • and 19 patients in wheelchairs. (
  • The Growth in the Patient Lateral Transfer Market will majorly be driven by the high risk of musculoskeletal injuries to caregivers during manual handling of patients and the implementation of regulations to minimize manual patient handling. (
  • Based on product, the patient lateral transfer market is segmented into air-assisted lateral transfer mattresses, sliding sheets, and accessories. (
  • Based on end users, the patient lateral transfer market is segmented into hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and other end users. (
  • Players in this and adjacent, or even non-related, markets have focused on or collaborated for expanding the products of patient lateral transfer. (
  • Stryker Corporation held 25%-27% share in the patient lateral transfer market. (
  • The company provides a suitable range of products in the air-assisted lateral transfer market such as the Sage Prevalon Air Transfer System (MATS). (
  • Stryker Corporation has a substantial geographic presence and has rich experience in the global market, making the company one of the top players in the air assisted lateral transfer market. (
  • The company has maintained its position in the air-assisted lateral transfer market by focusing on inorganic growth strategy such as acquisitions. (
  • This study involved four major activities for estimating the current size of the patient lateral transfer market. (
  • It's very, very simple-it's a lateral transfer. (
  • The facility administrators need to perform an investigation to talk to the nursing staff involved in caring for the patient before the symptoms of the fracture were detected. (
  • Often within 1 year, patients have generalized symptoms such as weakness or fatigue and one third of patients develop respiratory weakness, requiring mechanical ventilation. (
  • Thyroid disorders may be seen in as many as 10% of patients with myasthenia gravis, and symptoms of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism may be present. (
  • Check oxygen saturations with pulse oximeter should stay in a in a separate room from 3 times a day for those with symptoms who the patient, if possible, or keep a dis- have risk factors for severe disease1 tance of at least 1 metre. (
  • For patients with oxygen saturation of 94% and above, kidney disease, obesity among others with improving symptoms - continue with steps 2 & 3. (
  • Choose simple options that give patients a stable place to prop while in motion, or select more advanced wheeled walkers that facilitate smooth motion. (
  • The market is segmented by Product Product (Air Assisted Transfer Device (Type (Regular Mattress, Split Legs Mattress, Half Mattress), Usage (Single Patient Use, Reusable)), Sliding Sheets, Accessories) End User (Hospitals) and Region. (
  • acquired Wright Medical Group N.V. (US), a leading medical device company to advance innovation, improve outcomes and reach more patients. (
  • The Toronto-based robotic medical device startup focuses on the problem of patient transfer-a run-of-the-mill, labour-intensive procedure that usually involves some combination of porters, nurses, and orderlies lifting a patient from point a to point b, sometimes using bed sheets or a slider board. (
  • Enter Able Innovations, which has built a robotic medical device designed to address the problem of patient transfer, called the ALTA Platform. (
  • This device eliminates the need of involving multiple people in transferring patients and greatly reduces the risk of back injuries. (
  • Transfer boards (sliding boards) are an assistive device to help invididuals move from one location to another while also helping to prevent slips and falls. (
  • To refer a patient to one of our many specialists search for a provider in your area for the specialty needed and then fax the appropriate referral form to that office. (
  • Reduce the risk of staff injuries when moving patients from gurneys to beds or from room to room with these devices. (
  • The patients were transferred from the hard-hit eastern region of France, where hospitals are operating at overcapacity, to the western Loire Valley, where facilities still have plenty of beds. (
  • TV news reports on Thursday showed the patients being carried on stretchers onto one of France's high-speed TGV trains, where their beds are strapped to platforms positioned across the tops of passenger seats. (
  • The Guardian and the BBC have reported that NHS England has told hospitals in the north of England and the Midlands, among other areas, to open up hundreds of extra ICU beds to take patients from London, the south-east and east. (
  • Founded in 2018 by CEO Jayiesh Singh and CTO Philip Chang, Able Innovations' ALTA Platform automates the patient transfer process, enabling a single caregiver to painlessly move an immobile patient between surfaces, such as from a bed to stretcher, or vice versa. (
  • In fact, research indicates that if any caregiver is required to lift more than 35 pounds of a patient's weight, assistive devices should be used for the transfer. (
  • Initially, NRH used the software primarily to find alternative ground transport for its emergency department patients. (
  • initially 85% of patients have involvement of the eyelids and extraocular muscles, resulting in ptosis and/or diplopia. (
  • Simplify mobility in your medical facility with patient lift and transfer devices. (
  • Make it simple for patients to regain mobility once they leave your medical facility with patient lift and transfer devices such as walkers. (
  • Manual and electric options give patients a wide range of choices once they're released from your facility, and keep a fleet on hand for transfers around your medical office or clinic. (
  • Each rail car can accommodate four patients, is equipped like an emergency room - including ventilators and oxygen - and attended by six medical staff. (
  • At two years postoperatively, the authors note that the first patient, a 12-year-old boy, had improved elbow flexion with a score on the British Medical Research Council (BMRC) scale of 4+ and 125 degrees of flexion. (
  • WHO again asks all relevant authorities to ensure that the medical evacuations that WHO has been requested to assist in can proceed safely, under agreed procedures, without endangering the lives of patients. (
  • The spokesperson said the province's critical capacity was at significant risk on Tuesday due to a combination of "continued high admissions, no ICU patients that were sufficiently recovered for a move to a medicine ward, and an increase in the number of very sick patients in our medical wards at risk of needing to be transferred into ICU. (
  • Respect with confidentiality that patients will have the right to be informed about their medical condition and communication on prognosis and alternative treatments in a language and culturally appropriate fashion. (
  • This can be attributed to many patient admissions in hospitals, rising prevalence of various chronic conditions, and growing regulatory norms to use safe patient transfer equipment. (
  • The facility is yet to treat a patient, but is still prepared and ready to take admissions, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has confirmed. (
  • The first collection is completed, a retrospective study with data from medication reviews for community-dwelling patients. (
  • ED-based telemedicine consultation is requested for the most severely injured rural trauma patients. (
  • these included elderly, children and severely ill patients. (
  • The bulbar muscles are affected most commonly and most severely, but most patients also develop some degree of fluctuating generalized weakness. (
  • In place of prior authorizations, Cigna will require notification from the LTACH on the next business day following the transfer. (
  • Cigna has also waived prior authorizations for the transfer of its patients to other in-network subacute facilities, including skilled nursing facilities and acute rehab centers. (
  • When your transfer is complete, your new CCE or the NPN will help you obtain new authorizations and referrals. (
  • These hospitals were not yet familiar with the software's role in the patient transport process, and hesitated to share information with anyone other than a physician or a referring facility. (
  • The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to build a dedicated Patient Transfer Facility (PTF) in Renmark, the first of its kind in the Riverland. (
  • The new facility will enable RFDS, SAAS and SAAS MedSTAR crews to treat and stabilise patients in a well-lit, climate-controlled, safe and private setting, which is especially important for night transfers and on days when temperatures are in the 40s. (
  • We are confident the RFDS Renmark Patient Transfer Facility will have the same life-changing impact on its community, as we have seen in Mount Gambier," Mr de Cure said. (
  • Arrange for admission into a health facility with soap and water if not disposable with capacity to manage the patient immediately h. (
  • Since hospitalized patients are mainly treated for an acute illness, some identified drug-related problems are more appropriate to deal with post discharge. (
  • It suggests a systemic approach is needed to address flow and capacity factors that contribute to ineffective and unsafe interfacility discharge and transfer. (
  • If you have a gait belt, place it on the patient to help you get a grip during the transfer. (
  • Stand as close as you can to the patient, reach around the chest, and lock your hands behind the patient or grab the gait belt. (
  • Yet there is still a pronounced absence of systematic feedback from patients in recovery and receiving treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs). (
  • You may have several important decisions to make and perhaps the best way to organise your thinking is in a systematic approach to create a patient pre-transfer checklist. (
  • Patients who survive the initial phases require a systematic evaluation of LV performance, myocardial perfusion, and electrophysiologic instability. (
  • Project HOPE (CTN-0049) combined these two approaches in a novel way to engage patients with co-occurring HIV and substance use disorders. (
  • For patient education information, see the Heart Health Center , as well as Atrial Flutter , Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disorders) , Stroke , Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT, PSVT) , and Palpitations . (
  • Free tissue transfer currently is used for the reconstruction of complex defects and disorders throughout the body. (
  • For patient education information, see the Heart Center and Public Health Center, as well as Chest Pain, Heart Rhythm Disorders, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Attack, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). (
  • He has also seen his mother, who worked in LTC, suffer injuries related to executing patient transfers. (
  • However, the most common injuries were sprains, strains, and other musculoskeletal injuries related to lifting and moving patients. (
  • 2. Consult with the on-call Stroke Team physician to determine which tests and therapies are recommended and whether the patient should be transported to OHSU. (
  • Atrial flutter in an unstable patient should be treated immediately with synchronized cardioversion. (
  • Few-shot transfer learning for personalized atrial fibrillation detection using patient-based siamese network with single-lead ECG records. (
  • We sampled 30-second ECG segments with a 50% overlapping window from the ECG recordings of patients in the MIT-BIH Atrial Fibrillation Database. (
  • Free tissue transfer has become commonplace in many centers around the world. (
  • Patients should be at centers where intensive cardiac monitoring and appropriate invasive and noninvasive studies can be performed. (
  • Its unique design lets the patient, regardless of size, slip onto a comfortable surface of sealed fluid that reduces normal friction to a minimum. (
  • With just one brief call you can begin the process to direct admit a patient or request a patient transfer. (
  • The transfer process will not begin until you sign the authorization release and return it to your current CCE or the NPN. (
  • The PLC is designed to provide a more efficient process for transfers into the Broward Health system by providing 24 hours, 7 days a week access to experienced transfer agents who will serve as your single point of contact coordinating the entire process. (
  • The goal is to keep you informed of your patient's status throughout the transfer process. (
  • The team at the Broward Health Patient Logistics Center are available at any time, should questions arise during the transfer process. (
  • We found that the process works much more efficiently when your transfers don't have to go through a gatekeeper. (
  • Descriptive and comparative analysis was used to process the information from the medication reviews including patient data. (
  • We conducted one-on-one life course history interviews to empower patients with lived experience to tell their unique stories in a semi-structured interview process with time to reflect and describe their journeys. (
  • This ancillary study aimed to examine patient navigator views about how contingency management interacted with and impacted their navigation process. (
  • If done right then it can make the transfer a relatively smooth and worry free process. (
  • Non-urgent transfer requests from a CCE into the NPN may take a longer time to process than usual. (
  • They will discuss the transfer process with you and let you know if you are eligible. (
  • Talk to your current CCE or the NPN to make sure that you have sufficient medication throughout the transfer process. (
  • The transfer process can take up to 30 days. (
  • Unstable patients are those with ongoing chest pain, severe shortness of breath, altered level of consciousness, or hypotension. (
  • Since the introduction of free tissue transfer in the 1960s, the success rate has improved substantially, currently being 95-99% among experienced surgeons. (
  • The practice of patient dumping continued for several decades, and in the 1960s it was brought back into the public eye by the media, but not much was done to resolve the issue. (
  • 3. Patients utilize multiple services, not a single intervention. (
  • And aims to utilize transfer-based learning. (
  • The "Sunnyfield Lift" is designed to be used by two caregivers or attendants to lift and transfer a patient. (
  • The "Sunnyfield Lift" and the "Transfer Walking Belt" are for the use of caregivers to aid patients whose ability to stand or move about is substantially limited either by old age or a chronic illness. (
  • The Patient Logistics Center (PLC) at Broward Health is available to coordinate all transfers and direct admits within our network of hospitals. (
  • Patient feedback shows the need for layered interventions across three critical domains: 1) physical health, 2) psychological, and 3) social interventions. (
  • 1) how many Secure Patient transfers were commissioned by the trust for those patients detained under section 2 and 3 of the Mental Health Act? (
  • 2) which companies were used to transfer the patients that were detained under section 2 and 3 of the mental health act? (
  • The patients were transported in 14 ambulances supplied and staffed by the Palestine Red Crescent Society, and two buses, with 8 health workers and 70 family members accompanying them. (
  • WHO is extremely concerned about the safety of the estimated 100 patients and health workers remaining at Al-Shifa. (
  • A spokesperson for Shared Health confirmed with CTV News Wednesday evening that a third patient was transferred Wednesday as an interim measure. (
  • Shared Health confirmed that decision was made on Tuesday, saying the patients were moved to Ontario to help ease the strain on ICU staffing. (
  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre confirmed it received two patients from Manitoba, but said it will have no impact on the service to patients in the region. (
  • Shared Health said Wednesday there are now 131 patients in Manitoba ICUs. (
  • survivors can only transfer between NYC Health + Hospitals and the NPN. (
  • You will receive a letter from the WTC Health Program once your transfer is complete. (
  • Do not contact your new CCE or the NPN until you receive the WTC Health Program letter stating that your transfer is complete. (
  • In 1987 33 complaints of patient dumping were made to the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the following year 1988, 185 complaints were made. (
  • Paper I showed that there were no significant differences in IBS symptom scores between patients receiving faecal material from a healthy donor (allogenic FMT) and patients receiving their own faecal material back (autologous FMT). (
  • However, information transfer is known as a patient safety risk. (
  • Investigation into Management of Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Patients Following Thrombolysis for an Acute Stroke. (
  • Patient Safety in Private Hospitals: the Known and the Unknown Risk. (
  • If done wrong the transfer can turn into an event you may never forget and, more importantly, put your patient's life at risk. (
  • A Super Puma Helicopter of the Greek Air Force was assigned with the transfer of the 88-year-old Israeli man. (
  • When pulling a patient up from an adjustable bed, lower the head of the bed until it is flat or down. (
  • This type of fall may occur if the staff does not use proper body mechanics, the patient is uncooperative, or the transfer requires more people that were actually used for the procedures. (
  • Subsequent nursing staff observed the patient crying in pain, and the truth came out. (
  • 4) what the cost of each patient transfer was to the Trust and a breakdown of how that cost was constructed by the billing company (the patient transfer company) ie the cost of each member of staff on each transfer, the cost per mile charged by the patient transfer company and any other costs that form part of the invoice to the trust for the secure patient transfer. (
  • Laguillo thinks the state surge line has to change to be for all patients in critical need, not just virus patients. (
  • This is certainly true of patients who have cancer, hypoparathyroidism, Paget's disease, and severe osteoporosis. (
  • Dr. Anand Kumar, an ICU physician in Manitoba, said he has never seen out-of-province transfers related to capacity happen in Manitoba before. (
  • Unlike other patient moving devices, Slipp® works through the reduction of friction to make efficient use of the patient's weight. (
  • The large share of this segment can be attributed to the advantages of these mattresses in overcoming persistent difficulties while handling patients with special conditions. (
  • Statistically, Texas and Illinois had the highest rates of patient dumping because of economic difficulties. (
  • They need to have been on that ventilator for at least 15 minutes prior to transfer and you MUST take a blood gas before you leave to ensure that their respiratory function is not becoming compromised. (
  • Ensure you have this going at least 10-15 minutes before you leave to ensure that the patients blood pressure is responding. (
  • When the sound occurs indicating that a nurse or aide dropped a patient during transfer, the next sound may be, "Oh no. (
  • Like those at all rural, regional and remote airfields across South Australia, patients in Renmark are transferred between RFDS and local SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) crews on the tarmac at any time of the day or night and through all weather and light conditions. (
  • Before you go you must be happy that the patient is in the right state to get into the ambulance. (