Category: Patient Safety

October 14, 2021
The huge surge of COVID-19 cases over the past year meant hospitals needed to create isolation spaces quickly, while ensuring strict infection control. We speak to St Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, on their experience
October 14, 2021
While isolation of infected patients from uninfected ones is crucial in preventing the spread, hospitals often lack isolation space. What can be done to resolve this?
October 14, 2021
Professor Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Chair of Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)’s COVID-19 taskforce, shares key learnings and challenges in infection control amidst the pandemic
October 14, 2021
Temporary isolation rooms are a relatively new solution in healthcare, and hospitals may be understandably unsure of its value. We speak to Professor Nick Graves of Singapore’s Duke-NUS Medical School on the cost-effectiveness of such rooms
September 30, 2021
Given that false information about the COVID-19 pandemic can lead to dire consequences, what can the healthcare industry do to combat it? Tim Morris, Commercial Portfolio and Partnership Director for Elsevier, shared his thoughts on the subject at the recent HMA conference.
September 23, 2021
With cleaning tasks increasing across hospitals, there is a need to mitigate the risk of workplace injury in cleaning staff. We speak to Bangkok Hatyai Hospital on the occupational safety measures in place
September 23, 2021
Today’s hospitals are facing a tall order, balancing costs, high cleanliness requirements and also workplace safety. We look at how adoption of the right cleaning equipment can meet these requirements.
September 23, 2021
Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara shares about the various infection control measures it has taken, and how it ensures effective hospital cleaning standards
September 23, 2021
Cleaning carts are a common fixture in hospital wards and corridors, but usually go unnoticed. However, safe usage of appropriate carts is a key element in the overall infection control process