Essays about: "hospitals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 435 essays containing the word hospitals.

  1. 1. Circular Economy in Single-Use Medical Device Industry : Barriers, Enablers and Design Tool

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Akshat Jain; [2022]
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    Abstract : Healthcare waste is on an all-time high with single-use devices being one of the largest contributors. With the onset of Covid-19, this issue has become highly visible and has led to global concerns being raised around the environmental footprint of the healthcare sector and the need to reduce the waste generated by shifting away from single-use devices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers to and Facilitators of Applying Communication and Resolution Programs in Health Care

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Jonathan Stewart; [2022]
    Keywords : patient safety; medical error; hospitals; disclosure; communication; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated why U.S. hospitals that had committed to implementing communication and resolution programs (CRPs) did not consistently apply their programs when patient harm events occurred. READ MORE

  3. 3. Practice variation in sepsis management in the eICU database

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Nils Nordmark; Patrick Royer; [2021-12-17]
    Keywords : sepsis; calibration; practice variation; importance sampling; multiple imputation;

    Abstract : Sepsis is a life-threatening syndrome triggered by an infection. Despite international guidelines, sepsis management varies between sites. This unwanted practice variation may affect negatively the quality of care but enables theoretically retrospective studies for finding optimal treatment strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Efficiency and planning in the Swedish healthcare system – and design of a digital scheduling tool

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Mia Cicovic; Sanna Nordberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Healthcare; production; scheduling; planning; UX; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Swedish regions struggle with resource utilization issues that threaten the ability to provide timely and efficient healthcare to the citizens. This study aims to investigate and map the current production, planning, and scheduling processes within the Swedish healthcare, as well as develop a digital solution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Architecture to the Rescue : Metamorphing Built Space for Changing Purposes

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Vincent Tuma Fischer; Tara Dyi; [2021]
    Keywords : Metamorphing architecture; Pandemic architecture; Healthcare architecture; Crisis management; Temporary architecture; Health promoting architecture.; Metamorferande arkitektur; Pandemi arkitektur; Sjukvård arkitektur; Kris förberedande; Temporär arkitektur; Hälsofrämjande arkitektur.;

    Abstract : In December of 2019, the city of Wuhan in China reported an outbreak of a high number of pneumoniacases (Bassareo, 2020). The SARS-CoV-2 Virus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2)started to cause disturbance in societal functions, eventually leading to anomalous infection controlmeasures. READ MORE