Tag Archives: Hospital

‘Superbugs’ Hang Out on Hospital Patients

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you weren’t already worried enough about what germs lurk in hospitals, a new study shows ‘superbugs’ are common on patients and the things they touch. Even worse, these bacteria are resistant to multiple antibiotics, the researchers added. “Hand hygiene narrative has largely focused on physicians, nurses and… Read More »

Smart speaker technology harnessed for hospital medical treatments

-Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according to new research presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. Smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home, offer a conversational voice interface… Read More »

Hospital volunteers help prevent malnutrition, falls and loneliness, research shows

How NHS workers really DO calm nerves and boost care: Hospital volunteers help prevent malnutrition, falls and loneliness, research shows New report claims volunteers speed up the time it takes for patients to go home Research at five NHS Trusts shows helpers lessen patients’ feelings of anxiety More than 33,000 readers signed up to start… Read More »